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Holiday Decorating DIY Style

By Amber K. and Emily D. DIY Christmas Decor Fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la! ‘Tis the season to be jolly! That’s right! It’s the season to decorate your house for the holidays! Here are some cheap DIY Christmas decor ideas! Homey Gift- Wrap … Continue reading

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How Do You Get In The Holiday Spirit?

By Samara SN. and Kristina J. Christmas is just around the corner and a lot of people are getting ready to decorate for the season. Now you would think that everyone would be worried about how their house looks on … Continue reading

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Get Into The Holiday Spirit

By Karina F. This season is the time to relax, wrap presents, and dance around to all of our favorite Christmas songs. Christmas you can just not deny, is the most wonderful time of the year? Here are some of … Continue reading

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Do You Need Ideas For Gift Giving This Season?

By Skye R. For Christmas, how do you know what to buy, and for who? Well, if asking them isn’t your thing and you want to surprise them, then here are some ideas! If your mom is stressed and you … Continue reading

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Who Will Spend Their Winter Break in Dubai?

By Ellie H. and Sally M. The cold and winter break are sneaking into our lives. There are people who want to spend this time at home, with family, gorging on food, and by the warm fireplace. Others, the more … Continue reading

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What To Do While Waiting For The Holidays To Arrive

By Annabelle H. December is already here! And we all know that waiting for that special Christmas morning is extremely agonizing, the anticipation rate growing higher and higher each day, making December feel tedious. Yet, I can fix that problem … Continue reading

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Student Perspective: Girls Take A Risk, Build Confidence

By Ellie H. Look around. Now, how many girls do you see? Ok, now girls. All of us want to leave a footprint behind, am I right? All of us want to change the world in our own way. Leave … Continue reading

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Student Perspective: Snapchat vs. Instagram

By Kristina J. and Alex P. Which do you prefer? Instagram or Snapchat? Twenty people were asked the same exact question. Instagram or Snapchat, and the results were surprising when we compared them to our research. When we asked twenty … Continue reading

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Poll: Which Do You Prefer…Swimming In A Pool Or The Ocean?

  By Kristina J. Pool or Ocean? Which one do you like to swim in the most? Twenty-four people at Richardson were asked the same exact question. When I did some research I realized that the comparisons aren’t as close … Continue reading

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Student Perspective: Cotillion, A Fun Way To Learn Etiquette

By Skye R. Cotillion is a fun way to learn etiquette with your friends! Also you can practice for dancing when you’re older! The first Cotillion this year was on October 16, 2017. I attended it along with some of … Continue reading

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Student Perspective: Phone Accessories Are A Must-have

By Karina F. Phone cases and popsockets are all a big part of having a phone. It really makes your phone more than ordinary and really adds a bit of your personality to your  phone. Here are some of the popular … Continue reading

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Student Perspective: Social Media…Friend or Foe?

By Kristina J. Did you know that social media can cause pre-teens and teens to use drugs and alcohol? Yep! It’s true. The relationship between teenagers, social media, and drug use found that 70% of teenagers that are within the … Continue reading

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Student Perspective: What Makes A Good Student?

By Katie S. There are many fantastic students here at Richardson. Have you ever wondered what makes them so admirable? Are they nice? Hard-working? Passionate? Maybe you, too, are one of those great students, or possibly would like to become … Continue reading

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Student Perspective: Future Inventions

By Sarah S.  I know many of us middle schoolers and even teachers or parents can think of some things they wish someone had invented. For example, it would be awesome if everyone had their own personal robot to do … Continue reading

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Student Perspective: Should School Start Later Every Day?

By Elliot L. and Dillon M.  A later start is much needed at Richardson but, how will it affect us students? “People have other stuff to do other than school, kids are rushed in the morning to go to school, … Continue reading

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Student Perspective: What’s Hot in 2017?

By Amber K. and Karina F. What’s Hot We’re all wanting to know what the hottest trends are these days. Well, no need to worry. We’re on your side. We have researched the trends for you.  Fashion One of the fashion … Continue reading

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8th Graders React To The Field Trip To The Holocaust Museum

Students in Mrs. Joelle Connor’s class were asked, “What is your reaction, comment or opinion about your experience at the Museum of Tolerance?”  Here are some of their responses. The museum was a truly moving experience. It was amazing to … Continue reading

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Student Perspective: Teens With Screens

By Nathan A. and Eric H. Did you know that the RMS office has collected over 60 phones already this year? Most students here at RMS have cell phones. Many students abuse their privilege of having cell phones by using … Continue reading

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Student Perspective: Projects, Good or Bad?

By  Eric H. Have you ever gotten a project and thought to yourself, this is going to be hard? For most students that is what they think at first, even before they read what the project is about. Projects may … Continue reading

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Student Perspective: Stealing Isn’t Cool!

By Kristy L. “What? No.” My mind raced as I shifted through my open pencil case. I had arrived minutes earlier to find that my pencil case was wide open with my pens and pencils sticking out of it. I … Continue reading

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Student Perspective: Gossiping Is Bullying

By Lauren H. Gossip is everywhere. You hear it at school, on the streets, in magazines, books, television, even at the workplace. It is probably one of the oldest, and most common ways of keeping up with the times. Nobody … Continue reading

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Does This Make Sense To You?

Somethings just make you say, “Really?”

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Student Perspective: Students Missed Using Lockers

By Devon K. During Sharefest, the Locker Bay was closed because the lockers were getting a new coat of paint. Since the lockers were closed, students had to carry their backpacks around. Some students liked carrying their backpacks, but others … Continue reading

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Student Perspective: Goodbye 8th Graders

  “One runs the risk of weeping a little, if one lets himself be tamed…” Antoine de Saint-Exupery The Little Prince

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Student Perspective: Students Finish Testing

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Student Perspective: Try Something New At McDonald’s And Chick-fil-A

By Sarah D. This summer, you may consider exploring some unfamiliar foods at familiar restaurants. Not unfamiliar in “Oh my gosh what am I eating?” But, it’s unfamiliar in “I never knew they served this here!” When you stroll into … Continue reading

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Student Perspective: We Only Have One Earth, Take Care Of Her

By Hadley C. The Environmental Club is all about helping the Earth. We willbe living here for a while so might as well make the best that we can. Mrs. Mandy Malpede is the teacher and we are starting to … Continue reading

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Student Perspective: Living With Cancer

By Krista C. (This is a personal story about how cancer has changed my life.) Cancer has affected my life in many ways. It has shaped and molded my life to the way I am now. Even though I have … Continue reading

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