Sierra Summit

Should Sierra Have a Therapy Dog

Amelia Shoemaker, Editor

February 21, 2019

Remi is our new therapy dog at Sierra.  She started this year and will be here for years to come.  Remi is a year old. Personally, I like Remi being at the school.  I really think that she helps the students and staff here.  I think th...

Teachers Should Give Out Less Homework

Lizzy Burke, Staff

February 12, 2019

Middle school students have been struggling to keep up with everything in school, all the homework, all the projects, and lots more. Wouldn’t it be better if we had less homework? Us students wouldn’t be struggling as muc...

Should we have National History Day?

Hayley Withrow, Editor

February 8, 2019

The eighth graders are working on National History Day, or NHD, and have been since the second day of school. But lots of students aren’t doing it, and many don’t like it. Should the eighth graders be doing this? What are...

Should the Team Hawk Policies Stay

Amelia Shoemaker, Editor

February 3, 2019

This semester, team Hawk created new policies.  There is one about no late work and the other about a bathroom pass.  No late work is accepted and all students get a pass for leaving the room and they can only go 9 times. ...

Book Review on Crank

Lillie Smith, Staff

January 31, 2019

It’s no wonder why the book Crank by the author Ellen Hopkins is read by so many teenagers. There are many twists and turns in this book. This book is about a girl named Kristina she is the perfect daughter, she is quiet, n...

Is Working Alone Affecting Kids Grades

Kayden B, Staff

January 31, 2019

Is working solo affecting kids grades, these are some of the things that people have came up to me before and asked. Working solo in my opinion feels like the best way for me to work. Does it help others? When I look at groups working sometimes in my opinion I see that a lot of the times that the kids wi...

Are Outside Sports Affecting Grades

Kayden B, Staff

January 31, 2019

Some parents in my opinion think that when there kids play sport they might get hurt or that they don’t want to because they think that it’s a waste of time. But from what I have read, doing sports is better for you at school and outside of school. In my opinion I think ...

Christopher Robin review

January 31, 2019

  “Christopher Robin” is an hour and forty three minute long movie, that is rated PG. It was in theaters in August of 2018 and is now on many other TV stations. It is also a drama and a fantasy. It features Ewan McGregor, Hayley Atwell, Jim Cummings...

Best Albums for Teens

Best Albums for Teens

January 31, 2019

The Cost of After School Activities Should be Lowered

Brandon Oster-Wickstrom, Editor

January 25, 2019

After school activities are a huge part of middle school, and can really enrich a student’s experience at school. These activities are very important, but some kids from lower income families aren’t supplied with the oppo...

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