The Trojan Times
News for December 14 - December 18
MADE BY DIGITAL JOURNALISM STUDENTS
Written by Jaden Hancin, Will Kell, Jada McCollum, Skyilar Mitchell, Joseph Sandefur, Meadow Stowell, Kate Walden, and Holly Yazdi
A message from the Superintendent
What to do this weekend???
- Daphne Christmas Parade @ 11 a.m on Main Street in downtown Daphne on Saturday, December 12.
- Christmas Nights of Lights is a spectacular drive thru light show, Nov.6 - Jan.2, only $6.00 per person.
- Christmas at Crossroads is a fun, safe event for your family! It is on Saturday 5 pm - 8pm at Crossroads Fire Department in Bay Minette.
Classroom News (Exam Schedule)
Monday - Science
Tuesday - English
Wednesday - Math
Thursday - History
Friday - Makeup Exams
Career Tech (Schneider): Finishing up the egg drop, as part of the Engineering cluster.
Art (Bittinger): Research artist of choice and do a reproduction or spoof of a work of art.
21 Century Skills (Pearson): Watch podcasts.
Peer Helpers (Blake): Finished Prodisee Pantry can project.
Choir (Trawick): Honk musical.
Band (Thomas): Practicing competition music, and christmas music.
FACS (K. Taylor): Sewing.
The Fleurettes: All members of the Fleurettes will have a Christmas Party at Wednesday, Dec. 16th. Members should sign up to bring something. The list is outside of Ms. Schneider's door.
TSA: Broke into small interest groups and will began doing individual projects.
FCCLA: Made cards for the orphans
Yoga: Yoga on Wednesday until 4
Visit the Online Museum of Art For Daphne Middle!
Recipe of the week
Italian Cream Cheese and Ricotta Cheesecake
Prep time- 15 minutes
Cook time- 2 hours
Ready In- 6 h 15 m
- 703 Calories
- 8 servings
- 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
- 1 (16 ounce) container ricotta cheese
- 1 1/2 cups white sugar
- 4 eggs
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 3 tablespoons cornstarch
- 3 tablespoons flour
Ready In6 h 15 m
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a springform pan.
- Mix the cream cheese and ricotta cheese together in a mixing bowl until well combined. Stir in the sugar, eggs, lemon juice, vanilla, cornstarch, flour, and butter. Add the sour cream last and stir. Pour the mixture into the prepared springform pan.
- Bake in the preheated oven 1 hour; turn oven off and leave in oven 1 hour more. Allow to cool completely in refrigerator before serving.
Daphne Middle School particpates in the Boxtops for Education program, which means we collect Boxtop coupons! Two times in the school year, we will send in our boxtops, and the company sends us a check for the Library! Boxtops can be turned in to the Library, or to the school office. Bring as many as you can!
Our School Wide Spelling Bee will be held Thursday, January 7. The bee will begin at 9:00 and will be held in the library. Parents and/or guardians are invited to attend the spelling bee. We will announce over the intercom when it is time for students to report to the library. Refreshments will be served after the bee. Please let me or T. Taylor know if you have any questions.
Spelling Bee Winners Listed Bellow
- Luke Arnold
- Dalaney Goldman
- Maggie Madison
- Liberty Moreno
- Angel Harris
- Matthew Brooks
- Holly Yazdi
- Kiersten Pettaway
- Bella Bowman
- Lillie Yazdi
- Chapel Hurst
- Cameron "Chance" Crenshaw
- Travis Rotolo
- Matthew Ladnier
- Lewis Bruce
- Madison Dixon
- Matthew Crider
- Emma Morvant
- Maegan Brewer
- Maddi Burgess
- Brendon Hayes
- Nolin Weathersby
- Joseph Guarisco
- Bella Lochrico
Want to try out for soccer? Then listen up! Boys soccer tryouts are December 15-18 from 3:30-5:30. All paper work including physical and insurance forms are due by, December 14
Girls soccer tryouts are December 9-11 from 3:30-5:30. All paper work including physical and insurance forms are due prior to tryouts.
See Coach Larisey, Coach Kinard, or the office to get tryout information.
Christmas gift ideas
Starbucks Gift Card
Itunes Gift Card
2 wheel self balancing scooter A.K.A. Skywalker
North Face Jacket
Michael Kors Purse
Vineyard Vines Tees
Lauren Conrad beauty book
Play Station 4
Mac Book Pro
Under Armour Jacket
Trending This Week:
MEET MRS. PHYLLIS LAW
Why did you choose to teach at DMS?
She says she likes to work with middle school students. Mrs. Law says that it's challenging but she likes it.
What is your expectation for your students?
Mrs. Law wants to improve in their learning and believes that everyone can learn.
Have you ever taught or worked at a different school? How long have you been at DMS?
She has worked at Baldwin County High School in Bay Minette. She has worked at DMS for 23 years.
Why did you choose to teach 8th grade English?
Mrs. Law said she's a high school teacher and 8th grade is the highest grade in middle school.
What makes you unique you as a teacher?
She said she's very respectful to her students and in return they are respectful to her. Therefore students usually learn from people they respect. Lastly, you can' teach anyone anything if you don't have their attention.