The 8th grade science classes did a Egg Drop Project in which they had to give their egg some kind of protection so the egg wouldn’t break when it was dropped from the roof of the cafeteria. If your egg did not break or crack at all you got a 90 on the project, if the egg only cracked a little bit you got an 80 and if it completely broke your grade would be a 70. The only way you could fail was if you did not turn in a project at all. Mr Crowe and Mrs Smith were very impressed by the eggs that did not break. Some people put the egg in a jar full of peanut butter and other made weird contraptions like parachutes.
- cup full of Peanut Butter
- Mr. Crowe and Mrs. Smith checking the the Egg Drop projects.
The 4th period , 8th grade Science class
Guess what’s coming up, guys and girls? Summer! What are y’all doing this summer? Spending time with family, going out of town, moving in with a friend, going to Six Flags, tanning at the beach, going to parties, summer cleaning, etc… Well whatever you do, live it up, because that’s the whole point of summer!
I interviewed Mercedes Whitby (8) about her summer plans. “This summer I’m going to Warped Tour and All-Stars with my best friends Kassandra, Ivy, Alexia, and Kathleen. It’s going to be so much fun spending my summer with them.” That sounds like fun. Especially since you’re spending it with best friend’s. Other sources I interviewed were Valerie Bustillo (8) & Latisha Talbert (8). “This summer of 2012, I’m going to live it up to the fullest! Going to a lot of parties, and hanging out with all my friends,” says Valerie Bustillo (8). Latisha Talbert (8) said, “Hmm, this summer I’m going to stay at my best friend’s house for probably half of the summer and then go to the beach and spend the rest of my summer with my family.”
Hopefully this summer, everyone enjoys it. I know I will enjoy it and I won’t regret anything.
By: Samantha Alonzo.
We started off with fresh faces, good grades and new friends. As we went along in the year we grew up and learned new things, took a new test called STAAR, and there was just something special and different about this year. Whenever you start a new year, you think, ”Oh dear, this is going to be long year.” But it turns out to be the best days of your life, with the crazy kids, the drama, the cool experiments and just the fact that you get to experience so many new things. The sixth graders got to know what junior high is like, us seventh graders got to see what it’s like being in the middle of everything, and our wild eighth graders got to enjoy their last year of being somewhat younger, before they head off to high school. We wish all of our wonderful eighth graders good luck as being freshmen next year. I like to think about it as if you start off as little fish that slowly grow up until you’re kings of the school, then once you get to high school you start all over again for the next four years of your life. Of course those four years will be a pretty good time, if you love to have fun and be social. We had quite a year at ye ole’ GMS, we won awards for UIL academics and music, and our lovely new yearbook, oh and for being amazing of course. We’ve had new teachers, who I’m sure love it here, and launched our very own newspaper site, which is doing fantastic.
“I can’t wait for the summer to get here, because there’s no school and I get to relax!” Exclaimed Alexis Ybarra (7). Nothing’s better than getting to go swimming, go to the beach, relax, wacth tv, etc in the summer. “I’ll miss all of my best friends during the break!” said Eddie Shoemo (7). “I’ll be up in Oklahoma this summer to visit family,” says Elena Wood (7).
Anyways, all you guys stay safe and have a fantastic summer this year!
By: Lauren G.