Monthly Archives: October 2012

Ideas take shape in Mrs. High’s art class

By Grace Shalz & Megan Liestman.   Mrs. High’s art class has been having a lot of fun this semester. They are having a lot of fun and doing amazing art projects. Anne Marie Kenny said “I like being in

Fall Choir Concert

By Lily Mason. The Fall Choir Concert at MMS on Oct.13,2012 “Was a full house and an amazing concert,” said Mr. Newland. The choir sang songs like Bonse Aba, Two Studry Oaks, Fair Phillis, The Ballad of Sweeney Todd and

Mr. Van Alphen teaches students the art of music

By Ashley Smith. Do you love to play music? Do you want fun a challenge? Do you want to have a chance to meet new people and spend time with friends? If you answered yes to any of these questions,

Mrs. Walker and what she does

By Leslie Ayala. There are so many students at Mesa that have English as a second language so it is hard for them to catch up to the teachers that do Math, Science and World Geography too. One teacher who

Anderson Farms: Fright of your life

Anderson Farms 6728 County Road 3 1/4  Erie, CO 80516 ¦ (303) 828-5210 ¦ Scare Rating: ♦♦♦♦◊ By Emily Southall. The Anderson Farms is definitely a place for families to hang out and have some fun.  At the Anderson Farms there are corn mazes haunted

The “Boom” was bomb

Here Comes the Boom Kevin James, Salma Hayek, Henry Winkler, Charice Pempengo, Bass Rutten ¦ PG ¦ ♦♦♦◊◊ By Carly Dionisio. On Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012 at 1:15 PM I saw the amazing movie “Here Comes the Boom” starring Kevin James as

Math equals Mrs. Bache squared

By Joshua Minnick and Dalton Thomas. Math could be boring to some people, and fun to others. But Mrs. Bache makes math interesting, intelligent, smart, exciting and very fun. She is knowledgeable and she spreads the knowledge to her students

Madame Singleton: Grande Professeur

By Haley Brown and MaryRose Axtell. Grande Professeur, meaning Great Teacher, is practically a synonym for Madame Singleton. Madame Singleton is a French teacher at Mesa Middle School. She teaches French in the downstairs pod in the classroom know as

LaCombe’s team game against Cimarron

By Tyler Brownell. The game between LaCombe’s flag football team and the Cimarron Colts was close. Even though the bears played great defense, the Colts’ offense was just too much. The score at the end of the game was Colts,

Scarily-Fun Haunted House

By Grant Mosal. At ATA Martial Arts of Castle Rock, they are hosting a Haunted House. Here, the haunted house will be from 5-10 on Fri. Oct. 26 and Sat. Oct. 27. The prices are $7.00 per night and $

Hotel Transylvania: Finally on the big screen

Hotel Transylvania Adam Sandler, Selena Gomez, Andy Samberg, Kevin James¦ PG ¦ ♦♦♦♦◊ By Molly Wagner. Finally, Hotel Transylvania has been released into movie theatres everywhere. I give the movie a 4 diamond-rating. This movie is full of laughter and teenage romance.

Pitch Perfect had a perfect pitch

Pitch Perfect Anna Kendrick,Skylar Astin,Brittany Snow,and Anna Camp¦ PG-13 ¦ ♦♦♦♦◊ By Josie Rodrigue and Ashley Frasersmith. Pitch Perfect is an “aca-mazing” movie. It has the you laughing until you cry. It is the movie teens are craving to go see. This movie

Halo 4 Revolution Preview

Halo 4 Revolution Microsoft¦ XBOX ¦ Rated M – Mature By Dallas Beveridge and Jarrod Biado. For all you gamers out there you should be informed that the the brand-new Halo 4 is coming out November 6th on Xbox. Some information

Mr. Morken’s interesting way of teaching

By Heaven Thomas and Lily Mason.  Many students at Mesa Middle School know Mr. Morken as a fun and amusing health teacher. One of Mr. Morken’s unique qualities is seeing if a student will “call out” on him if he

Fun assignment in Drama class leaves students in a pile.

By Emily Southall  In Mrs. Enley Drama class, students were doing an assignment in which they were assigned plays and then they were to come up with sound effects for their plays. Sean McCarty, a first-time drama student, said, “My

Atlas Bears Take Action

By Molly Nyberg and Haley Brown. On Wednesday Oct. 3, 2012, 7th grade team Atlas took action to clean up the community with the help from Parks and Open Space Trails also know as P.O.S.T. All of Team Atlas split

B-Team Volleyball stomps opponent

By Ana Vier and Josie Rodrigue. An exciting win for the B-team had everyone thrilled. The most important thing about the game was the superb teamwork. The girls gave 100% through the whole game. Their great teamwork won them the

We’re all a little nutty here

By Thomas Meade & Dallas Beveridge. The seventh grade Language Arts students have been reading a memoir by Ron Jones called the Acorn People. It’s a book about a college student who is a counselor at a disabilaty camp. He

Is running for student council really what everyone thinks it is?

By Tyler Brownell Luma Murib was an 8th grade girl with a goal. A goal to run for Student Council. That goal has now become reality, for Luma is now the student council president and is very happy with the

Another win for the Terminators

By Molly Wagner and Carly Dionisio. The 7th grade Mesa volleyball players played their second game of the season at Cresthill Middle School on Oct. 1 2012. The Terminators (C1’s team name) just barely won their game with a lot

Mr. Escobosa inspires through his experiences

By Leslie Ayala. Most everybody wants to speak two languages and students learn the language by the teachers actions or teaching style. Mr. Escobosa is one of the Spanish teachers and his teaching style is unique. Ever since Mr. Escobosa

Amazing Novels at the Book Fair

By Grant Mosal.   At Scholastic’s Book Fair,  you had a choice of 1,000+ great books and other products. The book fair was here from Oct. 1 through Oct. 5. There they had anything from books to posters as well

Big writing competition going on in Atlas pod

By Mikayla Paddock. Are you a good writer? Are you an atlas bear? Want a chance to win  MANY prizes? Maybe even a trip to Washington DC? Are you up for a little competition? If you just said “Yes” to

Choir practices for upcoming concert

By Grace Shalz & Megan Liestman. The Mesa Middle Choir Students are very excited for the upcoming concert, but are they prepared? We talked to their teacher, Mr. Newland to see if he thinks they’re ready. Mr. Newland is absolutely

Team Sikora’s victory over Cresthill

By Dalton Thomas. The flag football game between The Mesa Bears and the Crest Hill Wildcats was a good game.  Both teams competed and played great football.  Play by play, the bears found a way to get the ball down

Mikaria Widmer is elected for student council

By MaryRose Axtell and Ashley Smith   As the Presidential elections are heating up, Mesa Middle School just experienced their own elections, only it was for Student Council. Mikaria Widmer, a 7th grader on team Atlas, was elected to represent

Team Mandrioli’s roaring win against the Cresthill Cougars.

By Joshua Minnick and Ashley Frasersmith   On Oct. 1st, the flag football team coached by Mr.Mandrioli had a 26-13 successful win against the Cresthill Cougars. Caleb Smith scored the first touchdown of the game. It was his first of