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The Race For MLB MVP…One Man’s View

Zach Cohen, Staff Writer

November 14, 2013

At the end of the baseball season, the people of the baseball world get together to vote on who should win the Most Valuable Player (MVP) Award (one in each league). I’m not including the postseason in my arguments because the...

It’s Time to Clean Up Our Mess

Felix Warner, Contributing Writer

April 29, 2013

As Dr. Seuss once said, “UNLESS someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better, it’s not.” This is absolutely true; our world is deteriorating because nobody is doing much about it. Land is less...

Adoption Rights For All

Abigail Bayer Mertens-Human, Contributing Writer

April 23, 2013

My cousin Alexander is one of my best friends. He is adopted. Both his parents are men. Children like him, all over the world, need good homes; homes gays and lesbians can provide; homes our world is denying them. Laws in plac...

Book Review: A Take Dark and Grimm by Adam Gidwitz

Lisa Mulosmani, Contributing Writer

April 22, 2013

The book A Tale Dark and Grimm by Adam Gidwitz tells the story of how Hansel and Gretel (two storybook characters) venture through 8 other fairytales, trying to find a new pair of parents. The reason they are doing this is that...

What the Frack?!

Sydney Tan, Contributing Writer

April 22, 2013

What is fracking? Not many people know what it is. Well, fracking (high volume horizontal hydraulic fracturing) is a process of extracting methane (a natural gas) locked in rock formations. A mixture of chemicals, water, and s...

Pitch Perfect Strikes The Perfect Chord

Sam DeCarlo, Staff Writer

April 4, 2013

Maybe you have been practicing the “cup song” endlessly, giving your friends a headache.  Or maybe you have been reliving Fat Amy’s hilarious moments.  Either way, you are thinking of the same movie.  The one and only...

Sean de Ganon’s Super Bowl Preview Article (courtesy of HTEKidsNews)

Sean de Ganon, Staff Writer

February 27, 2013


DFMS Student(s) Respond to “Sandy”

Cartie Werthman, Staff Writer

January 7, 2013

For many, the call that arrived on Sunday, October 28th, announcing the absence of school the next day was a cause for celebration. However, as high winds whipped around homes and tree branches obstructed roads, the happy mood...

Canines in the Classroom

Molly Winiarski, Contributing Writer

July 17, 2012

No matter who you are, what you look like or do, a dog will love you, no matter what! With stress piling up in schools across the country, it’s time to take that love into classrooms. Certified Therapy Dogs are a new way to...

Man Down!

Jake Biale, Contributing Writer

June 5, 2012

 The title of the article is pretty self-explanatory on what this article is about, the war on terror. Some people don’t even know how the war started, but it all started because of the tragic terrorist act of September 11, 200...

Junior Seau: 1969-2012 and why!!!

Sean de Ganon, Staff Writer

May 21, 2012

On Wednesday, the entire football community and fans had to come to terms with the death of Junior Seau. Everybody is so shocked by the sudden death of a pro-football icon and legend. I, being a football fan myself, was shocked an...

Book review: A Mango Shaped Space

Nisha Mathur, Book Reviewer

May 7, 2012

“FREEK” imagine being called that. “FREEEEEKKK” that’s what it seemed like she was. “FREEEEEEKKKK” was the name her classmates gave her that day in 3rd grade during math class- the day Mia discovered she wasn’t n...