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Students Talk About Washington DC

Students Talk About Washington DC

Sam Mcdonough, Aidan Gollan, Trojan TV Staff

June 5, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Students share their opinions on the recent 8th grade DC trip

Deadly Plane Crash Near Savannah, Georgia

Deadly Plane Crash Near Savannah, Georgia

George Parvel, EMS Press Staff

May 7, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On Wednesday May 3, 2018, a Puerto Rican airplane plummeted out of the sky in a twisting nosedive that killed all passengers onboard and caused a large explosion that could be seen from miles away. Nine passengers were confirmed dead, all working for the Puerto Rican National Guard. The cause of the crash i...

Are Teens Irresponsible on Social Media?

Are Teens Irresponsible on Social Media?

Mia Moeggenberg, EMS Press Staff

May 7, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

I think we can all agree that middle schoolers are tired of hearing about the negative effect of their phones. In fact basically everyone is. Social media is causing depression in teens. The phone’s blue light can cause cancer. Phones are a distraction in class. Talk to people in real life. You will ...

Hey, do you want to be partners?

Hey, do you want to be partners?

Mallory Swope, EMS Press Staff

May 4, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

“You guys may work on this assignment with partners if you choose.” Most people’s eyes light up and they get excited about finally being able to “work with,” ahem, socialize, with their friends during class. This is the time where you can talk -- about school and other things -- withou...

Mark Zuckerberg: Reptile vs. Robot

Mark Zuckerberg: Reptile vs. Robot

Lily Jenkins, EMS Press Staff

April 30, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Recently, we came upon one of the greatest debates in American history. As a warning, this is one of the most serious and intense questions ever asked, and it could cause you to experience emotional outrage. After Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony before the Senate, a series of memes poking fun at (and in s...

Stressed Out

Stressed Out

Elzaya Williams, EMS Press Staff

April 25, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Teenagers are commonly stressed when it comes to school, sports, and other things that go on in their lives. For most teens, homework is a daily task and can be hard to manage, especially for students who participate in after school events. Balancing school and extracurricular activities is difficult, and of...

#MeToo: A Voice for the Voiceless

#MeToo: A Voice for the Voiceless

Lily Jenkins, EMS Press Staff

April 25, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

In the past 20 years, 17,700,000 women have reported sexual assault. The height of this number is truly upsetting, especially considering that there are undoubtedly even more women who have endured such violence but have not been able to speak up. After all of the injustice, Civil Rights Activist Tarana Bu...

Eighth Grade Senioritis

Eighth Grade Senioritis

Lily Jenkins, EMS Press Staff

April 25, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

As we near the end of the school year, eighth graders are itching to move onto the next chapter of our education: TC Central High School. Every year students (and teachers) anticipate the restlessness in classes that is brought on as summer nears; yet this year, the eighth graders are seeming even more i...

Suspension

Suspension

Autumn Mcmillan, EMS Press Staff

April 19, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

As you all probably know, recently there was a fight at our own school. The fight was not like the normal fights that happen at EMS. It was not verbal, but physical. Both boys got OSS (out of school suspension), while people who knew about the fight tended to get ISS (in school suspension). I pe...

Phones or Not?

Phones or Not?

Joie Baldyga, Maria Linck, and Alexandra Maxwell

April 18, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

A new rule this year at East Middle School says you can’t have your phone with you during the school day. It has to remain in your locker at all times. Although many students argue against this rule, teachers and administrators have good reason to believe that it is for the best. Even though man...

The True Brothers from Another Mother

The True Brothers from Another Mother

Mallory Swope, EMS Press Staff

February 1, 2018


Filed under Opioid Crisis, Showcase

“Drugs ruined my life.” Tyler Thirlby, 22, was addicted to heroin and opioids for more than five years. After he joined the varsity hockey team when he was 15, Thirlby got wrapped up in the drug epidemic. He and several others -- including his best friend Alex Grizzel -- belied the stigma that on...

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