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All for a test – STAAR anxiety strikes again

A. Johnson and A. Garrett, Staff Writer

April 5, 2017

Filed under News and Features

The time is near. The time that anxious students, parents, and teachers fear. Oh no - STAAR is here! Preparing for STAAR can be very stressful. But why would an annual test cause such grief? One theory is that a student’s mindset pla...

Athlete of the week: She’s outside the ‘box’

T. Hayes, Sports Editor

March 24, 2017

Filed under News and Features, Opinion, Sports, Uncategorized

Sports isn’t just for guys.   Eighth grader Jahida  Johnson is a boxer, dancer, and  track and field athlete these are both outside of school. She wants to go professional with boxing and dancing. ”I like fightin...

Teamwork tops coaches’ wish list for ROMS basketball season

Tiffany Hayes, Sports Editor

November 28, 2016

Filed under News and Features, Sports

By Tiffany Hayes Last year's  basketball team was not successful because of the way their skill on the court --  they more successful because they did the charity work at the Red Oak nursing home. Coach Christopher Walker...

Stay Healthy This Season

Pyrce White

November 8, 2016

Filed under News and Features

It’s already happening, children and adults are getting sick this season. However, there are ways to prevent it. Local Red Oak Middle School nurse Kimberly Martin said children and adults should be safe and wash their hands to preven...

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