The Trojan Times
News for September 21- September 25
Made by Digital Journalism Students
Written by Jamie Folds, Jaden Hancin, Will Kell, Jada McCollum, Skyilar Mitchell, Joseph Sandefur, Meadow Stowell, Kate Walden, and Holly Yazdi
Back to school Bookmark contest!
•Starts: August 31
•Size: Aprrox. 2.5" x 8"
•Should be made by poster, paper or card stock if possible
•Choose any element of reading, books, the library, characters, or authors.
•Neatness and originality count!
•Your name, grade, school, and home phone number should be written or typed plainly on the back of your entry.
• No digital artwork.
• one entry per student.
- Sponsored by the friends of the Daphne Library
County Fair Sweet Potato Cook Off
A Message from the Superintendent
Classroom News (not all classes listed)
Nettles - Topics sentence test Wednesday, No Red Inc due Thursday, Vocabulary quiz Friday.
Lindsey - Covering Cells the whole week.
Smith - Quiz Thursday for both classes.
Holt- Freedom Flix form of government Monday, What do you think questions and become homework if not done Tuesday, Work on outline Wednesday, Outline due at the end of Thursday, Current Event due Friday.
Kinard - Chapter 2 test Monday 9-21
Boone - Pre Algebra: Solving 2 step equations
Algebra 1: Begin Chapter 3
Surrey - Working on EgyptLaw - Starting looking Glass Wars. Students must purchase book.
Garafola - Pre Algebra: starting multi step equations
Algebra 1: Transforming formulas and word problems
Career Technology (Schneider): Students will be presenting their Prezi's on Health Science careers and teaching the class, as part of the Health Science and Education clusters.
Art (Bittinger): Students will create all 12 colors of a color wheel, but they will use overlapping shapes instead of a color wheel.
Family & Consumer Science (K. Taylor): Learning child development.
Peer Helpers (Blake): Suicide Prevention: The Link Between Traumatic Events, PTSD, Depression & Suicide
Local law enforcement chaplains will review the effects of traumatic events and suicide.
21st Century Skills (Pearson): Students will work on blogging.
Choir (Trawick): Students will judge quality of music theme parks using QR Codes.
Band (Thomas): Students are learning new pep rally song "The Avengers". Students will site read christmas and competition songs, and work on All County scales. Students will have a scale contest.
8th Grade World of Opportunity Field Trip
Clubs at DMS
NJHS- NJHS is now starting to collect dues. They had their first meeting yesterday. Congratulations to the new Officers!
President- Max Brown
Vice President- Trey Shields
Secretary- Holly Yazdi
Treasurer- Madelyn Byrne
Historian- Jordan Sampson
TSA- TSA's first meeting will be on September 23 after school in Ms. Schneider's room. The meeting will start at 3:00 pm and end at 4:00 pm.
Fleurettes- The Fleurettes are now able to order their t-shirts. They also had their first meeting this week and have over 50 members!
Yoga Club- The Yoga Club at Daphne Middle School was a great hit. Many people signed up for it and attend it every Wednesday. At the club they stretch do arts and crafts and most importantly yoga! The yoga club was a big hit this year at Daphne Middle School.
FLASHBACK FRIDAY WITH MRS. HOLT
What middle school did you attend?
She did not attend school. She was homeschooled.
What activities were you involved in?
She played volleyball. She was very involved in her youth group at her church.
What were you like in middle school?
Mrs. Holt was constantly drawing outfits. She babysat so she could buy her own clothes, not the ones her mom bought her.
What were your favorite bands and TV shows?
Her favorite TV shows were Full House, Family Matters, and Beverly Hills. Her favorite band was dc Talk.
What was your favorite thing in middle school?
Her mom bought her a boom box and also bought her detachable speakers with it. Mrs. Holt says that music was her favorite thing in middle school.