Category Archives: Features
By Faith Newton and Faith Delp. Grab your baskets, because its time to hunt for eggs. On April 20, the Easter Bunny is coming and he’s bringing lots of eggs with him. Easter is a great holiday for getting together
By Mckenna Walter. In Art class you get to express your creativity and show off your art skills. Nobody judges you if you didn’t make the best sculpture or drawing. Art class is a place where you can really be
By Logan Caskey and J.P Pinon. Ever wonder how you could get into the college of your dreams? Well, there is something that could definitely improve the odds. There’s a special club that looks amazing on a college application, and
By Kalyn Knox and Mia Rice. In the span of 3 weeks, this app store game became a national sensation. This App is called Flappy Bird. This game is frustrating yet addicting at the same time. Most agreed that the
Kristin Basey and Gisele Lopez Mercado International Baccalaureate or IB is a massive program at Mesa Middle School and it keeps the school running. Some students have opinions on what they think IB is, or what they like about it. “I
By Ashley Galligan and Molly Jones. Mr. Weiss, the math teacher for the Atlas Bears has a secret talent. He only shows his talent once a year to his math classes. If you’re absent that day, you’ll probably never even
By Barb Edwards and Witney Clippinger. The 2012-2013 school year is finally coming to a wrap at Mesa and sports were a huge part for the students. Sports started at the beginning of the year with cross-country and ended the
By Stephen Thoemmes and Paul Tracy. A world wintry, frozen in an ebon cold is found locked and dark; but there is light in the distance. Warmth rises out of a time locked in ice and snow- on comes Summer.
By Kaitlin Paquin. Soon the 2013 yearbook will be coming out and everybody is wondering who will be included in it and what will be featured in it. Students and staff here at Mesa are buzzing about the yearbook and
By Grace Malcolm and Cooper Davis. For the seventh grade team Polar the students worked hard for two weeks to create a proposal for investors and a business plan. Language Arts teacher on team Polar, Mrs. Hulley, gave the whole
By Barb Edwards, Kaitlin Paquin and Julia Weis. As you know, there was a dance on Thursday, April 25th. A lots of people went and many people were excited because the first one was exciting, fun, enjoyable, and just fantastic.
By: Rachel Buswell. As many students at Mesa (including all of the Kodiak pod) know, the Kodiak pod has a new math teacher, Mr. Livingstone. Mr. Livingstone started at the beginning of the second semester, after Mrs. Shaw left to
By Paul Tracy and Stephen Thoemmes. On the day of March 7th, 2013, North Korea threatened the U.S. again with a nuclear missile- they do that a lot. This is since we are their sworn enemy. And that is because
By Megan Walsh and Stephen Thoemmes. With a profound ability for the skill she developed in only twelve years, seventh grader Kaylee Schuler sculpted, painted, and sketched her way right to the Douglas County School District Art Show, Rock the
Emily Wickenheisser, a 7th grade Kodiak student, is teaming up with Mesa, AEROPOSTALE, DoSomething.org and The Denver Rescue Mission to collect jean for homeless teens and families. Today, the fastest growing segment of homeless people are children and families. 1