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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...

America’s Foreign Foods**

K Ransom, Staff Writer/Graphic Designer

April 27, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Am I going to pass the eighth grade?! This is the truth...not being dramatic and all, but seriously... It's 6:45am. Time for me to get up and get dressed for school, but there’s one problem: my stomach felt like knots so...

Review: “Spirited Away” into your feelings

A, Nix, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

I have recently gotten the chance to watch the movie titled “Spirited Away” and would love to share my opinion on the film. This movie is a heartfelt and tear-jerking type of movie. It will grab your heart and give it so much j...

Athlete of the week: Future “Pro” in our midst

by T.Hayes

April 3, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Sports, Uncategorized

Thousands of students across Texas make the cut each year. They run the plays. They hike the ball. Yet, only a small fraction of these student athletes ever go "pro." Carter plans to be one of the few. Eighth grader Carter...

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...

America’s Foreign Foods

K. Ransom, Staff Writer/Graphic Designer

February 23, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Uncategorized

Sometimes I want to pull my hair out. My gorgeous, curly, jet black hair. Yes, it’s that stressful around here. Just think about this: you're struggling in your number one, absolute toughest class. You’ve been having hard...

Food Waste Increases as Junk Food Decreases By:Ariel Asher

Ariel Asher, Student

February 19, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Food Waste Increases as Junk Food Decreases By:Ariel Asher   As junk food decreases in many schools the rate of food waste increases as many children in middle school, high school and even smaller grades throw away ...

Time to “show love”

C. Pena, Staff Writer

February 14, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

Not everyone embraces Cupid on February 14

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Teachers, students can help decrease test stress

K. Ransom, Staff Writer

February 7, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Every spring, Texas  middle school students have to take the STAAR test. Every year teachers prepare students for the STAAR. Every. Single. Year. Students have been struggling to either learn or comprehend what they’re doing....

Obesity Changes the World

Obesity Changes the World

January 18, 2017

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