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Maps Testing

Joey Freeburg, Staff

February 24, 2015

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Maps testing is a required test that students take three times every year from kindergarten to 12th grade. Maps questions usually range from 40-60 questions, depending on your grade and average score. Maps testing is a crucial...

Eagle Eye View Took 3rd in Theme and Concept

Abby Simonton, News Lead

February 23, 2015

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Sierra Middle School’s yearbook staff, The Eagle Eye View, took 3rd place in theme and concept for their 2013-2014 yearbook. They received this award from The Columbia Scholastic Press Association as part of their 32nd Annual...

DCSD Sends a Letter to Parents About Measles Virus

Kelly Durkin

February 18, 2015

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The measles is a virus that quickly spread across the United States after starting in December, 2014. After Disneyland visitors were infected with the disease, it made its way to thousands across the country. The Douglas County...

SMS Spelling Bee

Aubrey Bowlus, Staff

February 17, 2015

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Did you know that SMS had a school Spelling Bee on Thursday January 15? Well, 34 kids participated in the Spelling Bee this year. That includes, First place winner Michael Loomer,8 Vail second place winner Aurora Levy,7 WolfCreek...

NJHS Induction

Abby Simonton, Staff

February 10, 2015

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On Tuesday February 3rd, there was an National Junior Honor Society Induction ceremony. The Induction took place in the cafeteria where 7th and 8th graders were Inducted into NJHS. In order to be accepted into NJHS students...

Chaparral invites closest people to a girls and women in sports for lunch

Kelly Durkin

February 9, 2015

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The Chaparral High School cafeteria filled up on January 16th with a select few 8th through 12th grade girls and their closest friends and family for the Girls and Women in Sports Luncheon. Seven 8th grade girls, including...

National Geographic Bee

Matthew McCarthy

February 6, 2015

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In early January, Sierra students starting competing in their classes for a spot on their team's Geo Bee competition and then in the school competition. Students were first tested in their Social studies classes by answering twenty...

Water main break forces early dismissal

Laine Piggott

February 4, 2015

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“I walked out of the girls bathroom during lunch, and everyone was cheering and screaming”, said 8th grader on Team Falcon, Sam Schabbing. On Tuesday, August 19 Sierra’s water main piping broke at around 8 A.M. Students...

7th and 8th Grade End of Semester Assembly

Abby Simonton and Julie Elliott

January 30, 2015

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On December 18th, the 7th and 8th grade end of semester assembly took place. It’s main purpose was to build a community throughout the school. Activities such as human bowling, basketball musical chairs and team tug-a-war...

Yearbook Gold Award

Sarai Lugo

January 15, 2015

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Bree Hunter won a gold crown award for last years yearbook. She was against 1,236 schools across the county.  This is yearbook’s 3rd gold crown award from 2011- 2012.  On March 21, the yearbook award was given from Columbia ...

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