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ON A ROLL? OR HONOR ROLL?

ON A ROLL? OR HONOR ROLL?

Leah M., Staff Reporter
April 14, 2016
Filed under Academics, News

For the 3rd 9 weeks, 8th grade students accept their award for all A’s. There are very few students who have made this honor roll, but their hard work pays off when they bring home their lovely prizes. These kids brought home a gold medal, and a couple of wrist bands. When they were called up t...

More Elective Classes Needed at Heritage

Jasmine C. Cecilia E., Staff Reporter
December 17, 2015
Filed under Academics

   We are seeing what the students think about what electives they have now.I believe we should make are choices seeing what class we should pick or have more electives in school.   Students probably don’t like the classes we have now,so we should have the right to pick the classes we...

Is History Fair the Right Thing for HMS Students?

Kaylie P. Camiel D., Staff Reporter
December 17, 2015
Filed under Academics

  While some may think that History Fair is stupid and  un-useful, many students feel that the history fair is a way for students to show what they know about a certain topic in history.The first competition is January 7th and students are getting ready to compete. Students in Humanities are complaining that...

COME JOIN UIL!!!!!

Kshaytria A. and Jordyn L.
December 17, 2015
Filed under Academics

  UIL stands for University Interscholastic League.  UIL is composed of several different academic competition such as Calculator, Dictionary Skills, Duet Acting, Duet Pantomime, Maps/Graphs/Charts, Mathematics, Number Sense, Oratory, Poetry, Prose, Ready Writing, Solo Acting, Science, Social St...

What are AVID tutors feeling?

Anna M. Cadi G., Staff Reporter
December 17, 2015
Filed under Academics

Avid students have fun learning more. They get to see what they have been missing. Avid is an academic where students can learn more on what they have been struggling on. Avid stands for Advanced Via Individual Determination. Avid tutors are here at Heritage Middle School Tuesday’s and Thursday’s to ...

School Academics

Mya A., Staff Reporter
December 17, 2015
Filed under Academics

Heritage hasn't always been known for our academics. Many teachers have been trying their very hardest to help us learn better and be successful. Mr.Breeden,our new Assistant Principal,says “I want to see our students engaged in learning, I want to be able to walk into a classroom and see stude...

Coach Moy Switches Subjects

Chasity H. Luis H., Staff Reporter
December 17, 2015
Filed under Academics

   Coach Moy starting as a Texas History teacher and coaching the 7th grade football team, now a full-time athletics coach.  Coach Moy is a good teacher and motivator in athletics,the one who doesn't give up on you even when you want to give up on yourself. “I like the change be...

Failing the Algebraic Equation

Fernando H. and Makayla R .
November 20, 2015
Filed under Academics

  To some people algebra is hard for them . It is like skipping a whole grade from seventh to ninth grade because, it  is high school credit. Many students think algebra is better than  regular math because it’s more challenging . “Algebra is harder because it has more stuff that you have to ...

Ms. Ramierez like no Other

Ms. Ramierez like no Other

Kristina R., Lacey B., and Staff Reporter
November 20, 2015
Filed under Academics

      That was quite the cliffhanger that’s how Mrs. Ramierez leaves you wanting more! She gives you the battles of the past some tragic and some victories!    We asked this energetic teacher what inspired her to become a teacher. She told us “the way I grew up I knew I wanted to ...

Are You Failing The Scientific method ?

Felicia C., Staff Reporter
November 20, 2015
Filed under Academics

  Many 8th graders at Heritage Middle School are failing their science class, but why? This quarter  there are some classes that are not listening during class or doing their work.  I asked Aliyah A. a 8th grader at Heritage Middle School about what she thought about the science grades this yea...

Career Project in Writing/Reading Class

DeShauna D, Bryan L, staff reporter
November 19, 2015
Filed under Academics

Mrs. Incardona’s class, is doing a project of what career they want in the future. Sometimes we do it in her classroom, or in the computer lab. We started working on this project 2 weeks ago, and it ends Friday, December 11. This project is to show people what our future will be, and I’m very happy...

More Like 70% Dropping

Madalyn C., Staff Reporter
November 19, 2015
Filed under Academics

More Like 70% Dropping   Why should tests count as 70% of our grade and not 30%? With this new grading policy, student’s grades are decreasing not increasing. Last year, our grading policy was 40% tests and 60% daily work. The district should’ve slowly raised the grading policy instead of...

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