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DFMS Students Get Their Say in Mock Election

Juan Francisco Patino, Contributing Writer

January 7, 2013

Even though this year’s presidential election in real-life terms was close, it was made clear this November that kids have a completely different opinion. In a mock election preceding our nation’s election of 2012, the stude...

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...

A Meeting with a Warrior

Nisha Mathur, Staff Writer

June 5, 2012

All the Dobbs Ferry 6th graders filed into yellow school buses, excited for their up-coming trip. The middle school children were heading off to their first field trip of the year- the Terracotta Warriors: Defenders of China...

DFMS Students Get Creative With DI!

Alisha Pandya, Staff Writer

April 19, 2012

Some people wonder, What is Destination Imagination (DI)? DI is a club, which is mainly based on three elements: creativity, teamwork and imagination. Each year in DI there are a couple of different ‘challenges’. Typicall...

Successful Seventh Grade Actress Following in Family’s Footsteps

Cartie Werthman, Staff Writer

April 19, 2012

Everyone has done things they are proud of, but few can check off acting in movies, television shows and commercials. Meet Isa Alexander, current seventh grader at Dobbs Ferry Middle School.  Since Alexander was four, she has...

The 8th Grade Friends of Rachel Club Spreads Kindness to the Community

Elizabeth Bloom, Staff Writer

April 18, 2012

The 8th grade Friends of Rachel Club has taken action! On Tuesday, March 6th, the 8th grade Friends of Rachel Club (F.O.R Club) conducted a fundraiser called “Hands that Touch Hearts” that raised money for good causes. Ea...

Sixth Grader a True “People Person”

Sam DeCarlo, Staff Writer

April 5, 2012

Have you ever wanted to travel around the world but stopped yourself in the process convincing yourself it would never happen?  Well, this dream is going to become a reality for a student at our very own Dobbs Ferry Middle School. ...

Periodic Table Comes to Life in Sixth Grade Science

Tiko Mkheidze and Julia Hartheimer

April 5, 2012

A lot of students pass by Ms. Johansen's (6th Grade science teacher) room.  If you do happen to walk by it you might notice this thing on the wall.  A big thing.  Well, this thing was made by all the sixth graders for scien...

March Fashion Focus – Tiko Mkheidze

Tiko Mkheidze, Columnist, Staff Writer

March 27, 2012

Staff writer Tiko Mkheidze will be keeping us informed of the latest fashion trends in her monthly column called Fashion Focus.  Here is Tiko's addition for March:   Hollister, Abercrombie, and Forever 21… What do they ...

Middle School Talent Show Showcases Top Talent

Sam DeCarlo, Staff Writer

March 27, 2012

On Friday, March 9th, at 7pm, 23 performers stepped on stage.  Some were nervous, some were excited, and some just didn’t know what to feel.  All in all, these feelings disappeared once they started performing. The perfor...

Diversity and Creativity the Theme For Eighth Grade Career Day

Alex Rosillo, Staff Writer

March 19, 2012

Most eighth graders most don’t know what they want to do when they grow up. In Dobbs Ferry Middle School, eighth graders have the opportunity to participate in Career Day. People with various occupations come into the school and speak about their jo...

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