Sierra Summit

Sierra Middle School Bullying Issue

Madison Nesti, Staff

January 22, 2020

Sierra Middle School watches videos during advisory for students to learn about bullying and how to help prevent it. But what is the point of showing those videos and giving us lessons about it if bullying continues to get wo...

How Social Media can Cause Depression

Emma Galesic, Editor

December 17, 2019

Many students use social media as a way to connect with their fellow classmates and peers; instead, it really causes anxiety and depression for teens worldwide.  Social media can cause many kinds of depression. Data suggests t...

Sleep Schedules and the Effects of Staying Up too Late

Madison Nesti, Staff

December 16, 2019

Sleep. The ability to shut down your body and refresh for the next day. For some students at Sierra Middle School, sleep is not very common. Most teenagers don’t want to go to sleep. They prefer to stay up all night and pull a...

The Real Effects of Vaping

Madelyn Crosby, Staff

December 9, 2019

Vaping, the act of using an E-Cigarette to inhale and exhale water vapor, has become increasingly popular in the past three years. E-Cigarette pods contain different liquids that make the aerosol, or vapor, taste better and they...

The Spreading Obsession Of Takis

Aubryn Peterson, Staff

November 18, 2019

The painful burn of your insides as the acid creeps down your throat. You continue eating the hot and tasty rolls of tortilla chips until an unsettling feeling grows in your stomach. You push the Taki chip bag away as you grip ...

Heel Pain Isn’t A Game

Elie Yates, Staff

November 12, 2019

Your heel feels like someone is stabbing it and you can barely walk. You’ve been limping from class to class all day and its getting annoying.  All you want is to go home and play soccer but that’s not happening. Nobody ...

How Rumors Can Impact Students’ Mental Health

Georgia Moran, Editor

November 4, 2019

Middle school can be a hard period in life for anyone. One of the things that makes it so unbearable is rumors. There’s constantly rumors going around from student to student, and it’s getting hectic.    Whether ...

Sierra Students Are Skipping Breakfast

Kelly Hobbick, Staff

February 27, 2019

Students often complain throughout the day that they are hungry and that they can’t wait to get to lunch. The cause of this problem is that students have been skipping breakfast. Breakfast is said to be the most important meal of the day, it’s the one that gets you started in the morning that is supposed to last al...

Sierra Students Aren’t Getting Enough Sleep

Kelly Hobbick, Staff

February 27, 2019

All throughout the day, students are always complaining that they are tired, but they just might be right. Most students are not getting enough sleep at night, which makes it hard to focus during school. Studies have shown...

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