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NFL protests force Americans to take sides, reconsider patriotism

K. Asher, C. Blanco, and A. Williams

November 1, 2017

Filed under feature, News and Features, Sports

Pro football player Colin Kaepernick, along with several professional athletes across other sports, sparked a firestorm in America  late 2016 when they decided to kneel and bow their heads during the national anthem, silently pr...

ROMS Writing Competition

A. Asher, News Editor

September 28, 2017

Filed under News and Features

Nugget and HeiHei want students to express themselves - now! The chickens, who are being trained to help students purposes, are now sponsoring a school-wide writing competition. All students who want to participate are encouraged...

The Unexpected Millenial: 9/11 attacks and effects

S. Murthy, Staff Writer

September 17, 2017

Filed under News and Features, Opinion, Uncategorized

[Opinions expressed in this article are solely those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the thoughts, opinions or beliefs of the Red Oak Middle School community.]  September 11, 2001 was one of the worst days for...

Feathered friends arrive at ROMS

A. Asher, News Editor

September 15, 2017

Filed under feature, News and Features

Chickens are used for a variety of reasons which include eating and experimenting. Mrs. Hamby, a seventh grade science teacher at ROMS is using them for something entirely different. By observing other schools that used dogs to...

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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