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Category Archives: Entertainment
By Lauren H. Sunshine Sunshine on my face The mere warmth of it all makes Anyone happy Blooming Flower The flower blooming Is such a majestic sight That you stop and stare. Dear Busy Girl Dear Busy Girl, … Continue reading
Beginning and Advanced Bands will be performing at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, June 4. Jazz Band and Choir will take the stage at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, June 12. Both performances will be held in the RMS Cafetorium. Thank you to all the students … Continue reading
By Jocelyn H. Need a book to read? For those who like a fictional story, Fever 1793 is the perfect book for you. It is about a girl named Mattie Cook who lives in Philadelphia with her widowed mother and … Continue reading
By David C. The next wave of Nintendo games is coming and there are so many new titles. Here are a few newly out and some to be released. For those fans of Luigi’s Mansion (an old Game Cube game) … Continue reading
A Beach Party Themed Dance Will Be Held on Thursday, May 30th! $5 Admission 3-5PM School Cafetorium Kawabunga Dudes and Dudettes!
By Eric H. Have you heard the RMS Band stomping their feet preparing? The Armed Forced Day Parade is having their annual parade honoring people who have fought in war. With hundreds preparing, people can only hope for the best … Continue reading
Click on the link below to watch Eighth Grader Anthony H. perform a gymnastics trick in Ms. Kamiyama’s class. http://thelatesthiss.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Gymnastics.mov
Did you know that April is Poetry Month? Do you have a poem you would like to share in the newspaper? Please email it to firstname.lastname@example.org. In the meantime, enjoy these poems by Eighth Grader Lauren H. Ode to … Continue reading
The Flower Fields is located in Carlsbad, California just twenty minutes north of San Diego. It is open to the public from March through Mother’s Day each year. There are 50 acres of flowers in bloom plus numerous other … Continue reading
Seventh Grader Hannah K. enjoys taking photos of her cats.
By Hadley C. If you like fun music, quirky characters and a good plot then Pitch Perfect is for you. It is a musical comedy directed by Jason Moore with a screenplay by Kay Cannon. Anna Kendrick, the high school … Continue reading
By David C. Some people know how fun Tropico 4 is. For people who don’t know what It is, its a PC game in which you rule the fictional country of Tropico as a dictator in the 1950’s.For more information … Continue reading
By Lauren H. Did you a newly established restaurant has come into the City of Torrance? Named the Black Bear Diner, it is a very unique diner indeed. With menus resembling newspapers from decades ago, a jukebox, several stuffed bears … Continue reading
By Lauren H. The annual RMS Talent Show was held on February 19th. This year did not disappoint. Full of wonderful acts, it was a joy to watch and a pleasure to witness. Two school assemblies were held the … Continue reading
By Lauren H. Edtior’s Note: Spoiler Alert- If you have yet to see this movie, you may want to hold off reading this review until you have seen it. All of you most likely have heard of the movie adaptation … Continue reading
The pictures in the Fun With Photography post were taken by Leslie Bezich in Rancho Mirage near Palm Springs. Where in the world have you traveled recently? Do you have photos that you would like to share of a place that you enjoyed? … Continue reading
A Valentine’s Day Dance was held on February 14th in the RMS Cafetorium which was decorated by the Student Council. A special 8th Grade Lounge was set up on the stage. The dejay played popular hit songs along with their … Continue reading
RMS Students Have Talent! The Talent Show is scheduled for February 19 at 6:30-8:30PM. Come see the show and support your fellow students!
Monday, Feb. 11- School Holiday Tuesday, Feb. 12-Tie Dye Day Wednesday, Feb. 13- PJ Day Thursday, Feb. 14- Valentine’s Day Wear Dance-3PM-5PM If you take off a heart hanging from one of the dance posters and bring the heart … Continue reading
A Water Balloon Toss was held on January 30th at lunch. 8th Graders took First Place. Here are the class comp winners from the water ballon toss: 1st Round: Ms. K and Mrs. Conner (They gave their points to 8th grade) … Continue reading
Snowflake Mosaics Vocabulary: Snowflake: Frozen water particles with six sides Mosaic: A kind of artwork that uses bits of tile, glass, etc. to make a design Recyle: Reuse 1. Cut a six sided snowflake out of a 9 X … Continue reading
Eighth Grader Addison W. has a very special hobby. He enjoys putting together movies on YouTube with themes. Check this one out. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GoPZPFc8-CQ
By David C. One of the biggest games out for Wii and XBOX 360 is Epic Mickey 2. This is the sequel to Epic Mickey. In the first game Mickey stumbles upon a wizard’s workshop. Mickey ends up making a giant … Continue reading
By Jocelyn H. Ever wonder why the Americans have a parade filled with floats and then a football game at the beginning of the year? That’s because we start off the New Year with some celebrations. This year was the 124th … Continue reading
By Lauren Holmes The Perks of Being a Wallflower was a recent box office hit. What some people may not know is before it was a movie, it was a book. Published in 1999, written by Stephen Chbosky. In the … Continue reading
By David C. We all know that there are age ranges on video games. But what if the rating system is like judging a book by its cover? The rating of a game stays the same unless republished. But if … Continue reading
By Kristy L. From the outside, the Newseum looks almost like any other building in Washington, DC, but on the inside, it’s a completely different story. As you step inside it all hits you at once and your eyes take … Continue reading
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By Lauren H. Wow! Is it the new year already? Well, with all of the New Years programming, I sure hope you knew beforehand! This past year, like every year, Dick Clark’s Rockin New Year’s Eve was top of the chart … Continue reading
February 14, the Student Council will be holding its annual Valentine’s Day Dance. The 8th Grade Lounge will once again be open. Come to the Cafetorium from 3-5PM and join the fun. Everyone is invited to dance. Who knows? Maybe you will … Continue reading
Congratulations to Mr. Andrew Carlsson for winning the Bowling Party Raffle! Thank you to everyone for buying raffle tickets and helping the Builders’ Club to help people in our community. You have made a difference. RMS is awesome!
On December 18th and 19th, the Music Department (aka Ms. Karrie Willett’s classes) performed evening concerts at 6:30PM consecutively. As a practice for the evening show, music students performed for students who were invited to the Cafetorium to watch rehearsals. Under the direction of … Continue reading
Journalism wishes you a very safe and merry Holiday Break! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oo_jKRPEZYU
By Jocelyn H. Are you ready for the holiday season? Do you want to eat some yummy treats? Well, guess what! You can make them on your own, because here are some recipes that you could use. These are easy, … Continue reading
By Karin S. 2013 is right around the corner and it’s time to make those New Year’s Resolutions! Here are some of the goals for the New Year from the RMS students and others. “Be kinder to others,” said Eighth … Continue reading
Sunset By Eighth Grader Reece S.
By Amanda M. The new movie “Lincoln” hit theaters on November 16th, 2012. The film, directed by Steven Spielberg, stars academy award winners Daniel Day-Lewis and Sally Field, as well as David Strathairn and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Daniel Day Lewis portrays … Continue reading
By Lauren H. It’s the holidays people! That means… holiday shows and movies! On all our favorite television channels, there are all our favorite programming. Maybe even the best of them all… the Charlie Brown Christmas special! Nearly fifty years … Continue reading
By Kristy L. Chef Jack recently appeared at Barnes & Noble for a book signing. After a couple of weeks, The Latest Hiss caught up with Chef Jack to ask a few questions. 1. How old are you and what grade are … Continue reading
Portuguese Bend By Eighth Grader Amanda M. Helicopter Over The Beach By Eighth Grader Amanda M.
People at this famous place are decorating for the holidays. Do you know where this photo was taken?
The word of this issue is altruistic. It is an adjective and according to the Scott, Foresman Intermediate Dictionary, it means… 1. thoughtful of the welfare of others 2.unselfish Are you altruistic? People who donated to the Canned Food Drive can … Continue reading
By Lauren H. Who wouldn’t want to see this star-studded, based on a true story fun flick? With celebrities like Gerard Butler, Elisabeth Shue, Abigail Spencer, and newcomer Jonny Weston, who plays Jay Moriarity, it is irresistable. The basis of … Continue reading
By Jocelyn H. Have you ever had a time when you just didn’t know which book to pick out to read at the library? An interesting book would be “So B. It,” which was on the 8th grade TUSD Summer … Continue reading
Venice Beach Photo By Seventh Grader Cameron S. Taking a Break Photo By Seventh Grader Cameron S. Designs in the Sand Photo By Seventh Grader Cameron S. A Day At The Beach (Through a View Finder) Photo By Seventh Grader … Continue reading
Once upon a time, Mrs. Stephanie Hunnel went to a pumpkin patch and put her name into a drawing to guess how much a pumpkin weighed. A few days later, she received a phone call saying that she won the … Continue reading
By Kimberly O. The Richardson Middle School Jazz Band is starting its second year here at RMS. This band currently consists of fourteen members: Andrew E., Kimberly O. (trombone), Steven L., Austin J., Sam K. (trumpet), Joey C. (drums), Leon J. … Continue reading
This issue’s word is nomophobia. Nomophobia is the fear of being without your mobile phone. Did you know that 66% of the population suffers from nomophobia? Are you nomophobic?
By David C. You have probably heard of the book, play, and movie War Horse, by Michael Morpurgo. However, do you know the difference between the three of them? These three makes of the same story are really different than … Continue reading
Listen for bulletin announcements about the next school dance… the Monster Mash Bash. Plan your costume now. You will have a haunting good time. See you there, if you dare! Date to be announced.
By Jocelyn H. Welcome back to school. What did you do over the summer? Did you go on any vacations? If yes, where? Some Sixth Grade students that come to RMS traveled to far away places. “I went to Waikiki, Hawaii, … Continue reading
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Words By Rachel B. Sing softly, my dear For the words are like fire Burning through the hearts of those who hear Sing sweetly, my dear For the words will bring healing To those who are quiet, to those … Continue reading
By David C. Players who like building games such as Sim City, will love Tropico 4. Tropico 4 is one game of a long time series of games. This series uses a special theme, playing as a dictator of an … Continue reading
By Kristy L. Are you looking for a good restaurant that serves high-quality, fresh food? Well, look no further! The Beach Hut is the best place for you to go! They serve Hawaiian food and all kinds of traditional food … Continue reading
By Hadley C. “Here’s my number so call me maybe,”well “Never mind I’ll find someone like you,” and all the “Party Rockers in the house tonight,” and we will be “Rolling in the deep!” Music shapes our world. … Continue reading
By Sarah D. Don’t touch the ground Take to the sky’s challenges Fly forever more Your feet are on fire Run like there’s no tomorrow And never get caught Writer of fiction Stories dash and sprint through her … Continue reading
By Paul M. The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick, is filled with many pictures, beautiful pictures. There is not much writing at the beginning. The text starts on page 46. After two pages of writing, there is a picture that takes up two whole pages. There … Continue reading
By Eric H. Do you know what the SCBOA is? Well, it stands for Southern California Band and Orchestra Association. Every year RMS band goes to this festival and tries to get a Superior ranking. There are mainly three levels … Continue reading