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Is It Okay for Fish to Live in Bowls?

Is It Okay for Fish to Live in Bowls?

Ember Simmons, Staff Writer May 1, 2024

Imagine you are trapped in a cramped glass bowl, a SpongeBob decoration acting as your only entertainment. You can’t see the outside world; everything is distorted due to the curved glass. Many people...

The Cons of Girl Scout Cookies: Do sales really help the Girl Scouts?

Noelle DeAntonellis, Staff Writer May 1, 2023

Everyone seems to love Girl Scout cookies, but they seem to have changed, for better or for worse. Many people only buy Girl Scout cookies because of how cute the girls look, and not because they actually...

2023 HMS Spring Break; is it too short?

2023 HMS Spring Break; is it too short?

Siena Ezzi, Staff Writer March 20, 2023

Spring break is approaching, and that means blooming flowers, bees, warm weather, and of course, the infamous Spring Break! Though, this year the break is rather short, with a half day on Friday, which...

Valentines Day: More fun when youre single!

Valentines Day: More fun when you’re single!

Elle Monaghan, Siena Ezzi, and Mia Evangelista February 15, 2023

Valentine's day is a staple holiday. Even if you don’t have a partner, it can still be fun. Here are a few fun things you can do to make your Valentine's day more special! The first and most important...

 Kidz-Bop Isn’t Really a Bop at All 

 Kidz-Bop Isn’t Really a Bop at All 

Siena Ezzi, Staff Writer January 30, 2023

Kidz-Bop is a very popular group made of kids that takes more explicit songs and makes them family friendly. Kidz-Bop has been around since 2001, with over 21 million albums sold. I interviewed some peers...

Assessments: Are They Necessary?

Assessments: Are They Necessary?

Stefanie Waga, Staff Writer November 28, 2022

One of the most outrageous things happened. The classroom was filled with negative energy. Scratchy coughs echoed throughout the room. By the end of it, everyone looked drained and fatigued.  It was one...

Leaves: Love em or Leave em?

Leaves: Love em’ or Leave em’?

Siena Ezzi, Staff Writer November 21, 2022

Leaves changing colors and falling from trees are the symbol of showing fall is upon us! I recently thought about peoples' opinions on these multicolored pieces of nature covering their yards and decided...

November: Favorite or Forgotten?

November: Favorite or Forgotten?

Michael McShane, Staff Writer November 29, 2021

With Halloween behind us, most people shift their attention right to Christmas, but are they are skipping a few important events, such as the entire month of November?! People seem to skip November and...

The Schedule Change

Jolina Balinsky and Sydney Reed March 13, 2019

I bet we were all flabbergasted when we opened our schedules back in August and saw that it now comprised 11 periods. In fact, schedule changes are nothing new to our school. Our eighth graders have experienced...

The Newest Trend Being Banned

The Newest Trend Being Banned

Isabella Rivera, Staff Writer May 16, 2017

The newest trend has just hit HMS: Fidget Spinners! This new trend is both a calming stress reliever, as well as an addicting toy. Many kids at HMS now own a fidget spinner, and some even bring them to...

How’s Old Too Old to Trick-or-Treat?

Cynthia Oriol, Staff Writer December 14, 2016

Halloween began with the a Christian Celtic festival that was called Samhain. This festival was celebrated on October 31st. The Celts were alive 2,000 years ago, and believed the dead would return to...

Which sports are we missing from HMS?

Which sports are we missing from HMS?

Ayanna Conde and Hailey Witczak March 22, 2016

There is a sport out there for everyone, but how do we find them if our school does not offer the sport? For instance, tennis was once played at Hammonton Middle, but now it has vanished. Also, it...

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