Viewpoint: The impact of having an 8th grade boys basketball team is more than about championships

Kimora Day, Kennedi Davis, Kyryn McCoy Maples, and Jacie Horn

February 4, 2020

What is the impact of having an 8th grade boys basketball team? Some students believe that winning district champions is all that matters, but it's also abuot key communication and hard work. That's what having a boys basketball ...

What Is Cross Country?

Halle Allen, Clara Pickering, and Daphne Wiederstein

November 21, 2019

Have you ever thought about forcing yourself into immense pain at 6:30-7:45 AM every day? What about wanting to sweat so much you look like you just took a shower? If yes, Cross Country is for you. Cross Country, summarized by Collins Diction...

A look at seventh grade athletics class

Chantel Hornsby, Disaya Vinthaxay

October 28, 2019

When hearing the word athletics, many ideas and stereotypes may come to mind. Some people may think athletics is difficult or just like PE. Some might think it’s only for the very best athletes. Some might not even know what a...

Eighth grade volleyball teams had a successful season

Kennedi Davis and Kimora Day

October 23, 2019

The volleyball season for 8th graders has been very successful. The records are: A team has only lost one game and B team has only lost one game. Both teams have done amazing this season. B team will get a district champion ba...

Personal view: I will miss being on the volleyball team

Divine-Emerald Jackson, Journalism Club Journalist

October 19, 2019

When I came to Dobie Junior High School I was looking forward to tryout for a spot on the volleyball team. I have been playing volleyball since third grade so I thought why not tryout at Dobie. I also remembered the coaches f...

Personal view: being on the volleyball team for the first time was amazing

Nyisha Arce, Journalism Club Reporter

October 18, 2019

Our Dobie volleyball teams are amazing. We all work together and communicate. Both 7th grade and 8th grade players are coachable, trustworthy, and hardworking. We use partnership to solve problems, encourage each other, and be st...

Should Dobie have a baseball team?

Braeland Mcbride and Michael Kiser

October 18, 2019

Abner Doubleday is the inventor of baseball and also a civil war hero, according to the website article, "Who invented baseball?".  Emma Alfred, 8th grader, thinks baseball should be brought to Dobie Jr. High becaus...