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Summer Activities

Six Flags

by Camryn Wener

and Olivia El Bard

     May 31st is the last day of school for staff and students. Everyone has many activities and trips planned for summer break. They could visit somewhere out of state as big as Texas or as small as Rhode Island. They could even visit somewhere outside of the United States. Mrs. Rojo, a seventh-grade teacher, said, "For summer break, I am touring France." There are also other places to visit in California. You could stay local, like going to the mall, visiting friends and family, watching or playing sports, and more. Students and staff have the option to go to amusement parks as well. Rosie Jimenez, a sixth-grade student, said, "I am excited to go to Six Flags with my friends." Other amusement parks include Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm, Universal Studios, Castle Park, Legoland, Sea World, and Adventure city. There are also many fun things to do at home. For example, board games, video games, DIY's, and swimming. Have a great summer Bulldogs! 

Sixth-Grade Bowling Trip

bowling

by Trisha Salvador, Ethan Vazquez, and Emily Calvillo 

     The sixth-grade bowling trip is an outing that allows the students to have fun and eat with friends, and at the same time bowl and watch movies. The bowling trip is on Thursday, May 30, at Brunswick Bowling Alley. The students will be walking to and from the bowling alley. They will be able to choose who to bowl with and can bring money to buy snacks provided by the bowling alley. They can listen to music and compete with each other. Mrs. Thomas, the sixth grade teacher in charge, said, "It's a fun, end of the year activity and they get to hang out with their friends and listen to music."  The admission fee is $11. Sixth-graders leave at eight o clock. They don't need bowling supplies and if they don't have bowling shoes available, they can borrow shoes at the alley. Thomas Carillo, a sixth-grader, said, "I want to hang out with my friends and I love bowling." Sixth grade bowling provides an opportunity for students to socialize with friends and have fun. 

Yearbook Sale

yearbook

     Yearbooks will be going on sale one last time, for this school year. First, the yearbooks will be past-out to all students who previously bought a book, on May 28th, at the end of the day. Then, any books that have not been sold will be sold after school on the same day. The cost is still $40.00, cash only, and they will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis.

This is an award winning yearbook, with a hard cover, and full color pictures. Don't miss out!

May Pawtastic News

Eighth-Grade Promotion

Eight-grade promotion

by Violet Roque and Isabella Avila 

     Eighth-grade promotion gives eight grades the experience to graduate from middle school to high school. The ceremony will be on May 31, 2019 from 10:00 am – 11:00 am in the Multi-Purpose Room and the gym. "The purpose of doing this is to honor our eighth-graders," said Mrs. Leach, the assistant principal. "Mrs. Perez, Mrs. Burright, Mr. Valtier, and myself are in charge." Any family or friends of the eighth-graders can come to the promotion if they have a ticket. After the promotion is over the students get to take pictures with their teachers and their friends. Ever since the school was built they have been doing these promotions to recognize the eighth-grade students.  

Summer Baseball Camp

baseball

by Cade Shipman and Arianna Bennett  

     Chaffey college is having a summer baseball camp for the year 2019. It will be for grades 1-12, and parents can sign up their kids by going onto the website, www.baseballacademycom. The president of this program is Joe Marker. He started this program because he wanted to help kids get better at baseball. The camp will be on the Chaffey College's baseball field and half of their soccer field. This camp teaches the kids anything to do with baseball like, catching, pitching, hitting, base-running, and fielding. The sessions will last for 55 minutes for the six week camp , and 85 minutes for the four week camp. Go sign up before it is too late. 

Summer Blockbusters

movies

by Juliet Calderon & Rayna Wells 

     Annually, people go to the movie theater to watch the most hyped up movies of the summer. Some of the most anticipated movies are; Avengers: Endgame, Spiderman: Far From Home, The Lion King (live action), Aladdin (live action), Godzilla: King of Monsters, and Toy Story 4. People watch those blockbusters because of their thrilling storylines. Some movie producers turn classics into comedies, actions, or live actions. On July 19th the new Lion King (live action) comes out. That marks  the 25th anniversary of the original film that came out. Horror and Sci-Fi movies attract so much attention, because of their cliffhanger trailers.  Godzilla: King of the Monsters come out on May 31st. If you like more family rated movies that are PG, check out the new live Aladdin. This movie comes out on May 24th, starring Will Smith, Mena Masood, and others. Another Disney movie coming out is Toy Story 4. Tom Hanks will star as Woody, and Tim Allen as Buzz Lightyear. Under the Disney umbrella, Marvel is coming out with a new Spiderman movie. Spiderman: Far from Home will star Tom Holland as Peter Parker, and comes out on July 5th. Avengers: Endgame was released on April 26th. It starred the original six Avengers and has a 95% tomato meter. This end of an era made 1.2 billion dollars opening weekend. Remember, don’t spoil the Endgame! 

 

     Many students are excited to go see these movies. Fifth grader, Andrea Herrea, said, "Movies mean a lot to me and my family because it's entertaining and a time for family bonding." Movies can be an experience to share with the people closest to you. Sixth-grader, Haley Keenan, said, "I love to see comedy movies with friends." People use movies to have fun with their friends and family. 

Eighth-Grade Knott's Trip

Eighth Grade Dance

Knott's Berry Farm
Dance

by Abby Grunden and Kayla Smith 

     On May 29, 2019 the eighth-grade students will ride a bus for the annual Knott's Berry Farm trip at a cost of $40. Mr. Valtier, the school counselor, said, "Not only is Knott's cost efficient, but t's also fun and traditional." This trip is a way for eighth-grade students to celebrate moving on to the next stages of school. Eighth-grade student, Vivienne Coupe, said, "I'm most excited about going on the rides and hanging out with friends." The students have much more to be excited for. Mr. Valtier explained, "It's a day to get away from school and to celebrate that our eighth-graders have accomplished their middle school years." All in all, the eighth-graders have worked hard and now get to enjoy themselves on their end of the year trip to Knott's Berry Farm. 

    by Lana Wong, Denise Galvan, and Aviesha Sibarani 

     Ready to get your groove on? The eighth-grade dance occurs on May 23rd at 5:30 p.m. for all eligible eighth graders. The dance will take place in the gym, the MPR, and at the lunch tables. The event will be funded from a collection on funds from the Knott's Berry Farm field trip. The dance gives students the chance to  have fun surrounded by friends. Diana Corona, an eighth-grader, said, "The eighth-grade dance can allow us to spend time with friends, and to maybe see people we may have not seen in a while." The dance is generally put together by parent volunteers and Mr. Valtier, the school counselor. "I think it's a nice end to their middle school year and it is a great reason to celebrate their promotion to high school," said Mr. Valtier. Students can play games and eat food like hamburgers, hot dogs, nachos, popcorn, Kona Ice, etc. The dance serves as a great opportunity for students to celebrate all their hard work during their years at the school.  

Honor-Roll Party

party

by Zaid Musa and Alonzo Browning 

     Honor roll parties is a reward for students who earned a 3.0 GPA or higher. After every trimester, the staff would plan a party to honor the student’s good grades. The biggest party is at the end of the third trimester The staff swill set-up games and have Kona Ice on the track. Students also get a free shirt. Mrs. Burright, the school counselor, said,The three-time honor roll party is to celebrate your academic success.”  The honor roll parties were made to encourage students to reach higher academic triumph. Logan Ciszek, a seventh-grader, said,I enjoy the honor roll parties because they reward me for my hard work all year.” The party happens on May 16th, and the times vary for each grade. The party is a good chance to reward students for successful academics.