Education

Debate Club

By AUBREE AMBACHER Debate Club is a club that has given Central Mountain Middle School students the opportunity to share their opinions on what is currently happening in the world. Seventh and eighth grade teacher, Mrs. Julie Proctor led this club because she wanted students to have an ...

The other life of a middle school teacher

By JOCELYN SPROAT And TAYLOR KOCH Have you ever wondered what your teachers do outside of school? Well Central Mountain Middle School students did some research to find out! We interviewed many staff members from CMMS to find out about their lives both in school and outside of ...

CMMS’ new Poetry Club

By MICHELLE JOHNSON Seventh and eighth grade english and reading teacher, Mrs. Julie Proctor, created a club called “Mrs. Proctor’s Poetry Group.” The group met every Monday and Tuesday during homeroom. The purpose of the group was to get together and write. Mrs. Proctor gave the ...

Winter and Spring Sports Recap

By ADALYNN McKEAGUE And TAYLOR KOCH This past school year Central Mountain Middle School’s winter and spring sports teams seasons were very successful. In the winter the sports were girls basketball, boys basketball, and wrestling. The spring sport of track was open to both boys and girls ...

High School Musical Jr.

By TAYLOR KOCH and CASSIDY MARTIN Every year the Central Mountain Middle School Choir performs a musical for their fellow classmates and community. This year teacher and director Mr. Connor decided to do the play “High School Musical, Jr.” Kaidyn Rogers played Gabriella, and ...

The Spring Fling

By LIANA DION And PAIGE CONFER On Friday April 5, Central Mountain Middle School held a school wide, semi-formal Spring Fling dance from 7-9pm. Students and families came at 6pm for pictures. “The Impact Group” sponsored the Spring Fling. This group helps fund programs for both CMMS ...

Bring in the band and some ice cream sundaes

By MICHELLE JOHNSON Every quarter, Central Mountain Middle School hosts rewards for the students. For the 3rd quarter of this past school year, the reward was ice cream sundaes and a concert! The reward took place on Thursday, April 4th. It was free to attend for students without any ...

Into the Wetlands

By EMERSON BRESSLER And ANNALISE MANN Seventh grade science teacher, Mrs. Nyman and her student teacher, Mr. McLeroy, took their students to the wetlands outside of the school building. “It allowed students partake in discovery and build observation,” Mr. McLeroy stated. Most ...

LHU helping prepare students for life after college

LOCK HAVEN— The Center for Career and Professional Development (CCPD) at Lock Haven University is a one-stop-shop for LHU students, offering a myriad of resources and services to empower students to explore meaningful work and pursue competitive careers. The CCPD’s initiative is a ...

LHU social work program named one of the most affordable

LOCK HAVEN— Lock Haven University’s bachelor’s degree in social work (BSW) recently was recognized by Human Services Edu on their 2019 Best BSW Programs list as one of the most affordable programs in America. Human Services Edu assessed hundreds of schools around the nation and created ...

CMMS Mini-THON preview

CMMS will hold its 4th annual Mini-THON on May 3rd. The Mini-THON committee has been raising funds all year to help the Four Diamonds organization. Four Diamonds is an organization that supports childhood cancer. The theme this year is “Under the Sea-Wipe Out Cancer”. There will be ...

Dr. Seuss Week

By Liana Dion and Paige Confer Dr. Seuss week is a celebration for his achievements. Mrs. Onuskanich a teacher at Central Mountain Middle School has been doing the Dr. Seuss week for 18 years, but only 3 out of the 18 have been with CMMS. March 1st was the kick off of Dr. Seuss week. ...

Great Kindness Challenge

By Jasmine McCulley & Jaylyn Powers The Great Kindness Challenge was brought to Central Mountain Middle School. Mrs. O was the lead ambassador of the challenge, along with 20 student ambassadors. The whole school and world was involved in making the halls of their schools a positive ...

Trench Ball

By Adalynn Mckeague and Michelle Johnson The Trench Ball tournament was hosted at Central Mountain Middle School as a reward for the kids. Mrs. Strouse, the organizer of the tournament, said, “We planned the tournament because we wanted a new and fun way to reward the kids, so we chose ...

CMMS is too good for drugs

By-Cassidy Martin & Dakota Geyer-Burd Central Mountain’s 7th graders are participating in a health program, “Too Good For Drugs.” The program teaches students about decision-making, communication, and life skills. A 7th grade student Abigail McElwain says, “Too Good for Drugs ...

Basketball awards

By Paige Confer and Liana Dion Sixth grade students, Macy Plowman and Cooper Bottorf were awarded trophies for their sportsmanship as part of the Central PA Elementary Basketball Program. Macy said, ‘’this award was important because my team only won two games.” Macy tried her best ...

Frog dissection

Annalise Mann & Emerson Bressle As the quarter comes to an end, 7th grade science teacher, Mrs. Nyman, decided to bring some fun into her classroom and introduce her students to the dissection of frogs. “It helped reinforce structure and function of the body systems,” she says. ...

Chess club

By Aubree Ambacher Chess club is a club of skill, technique, and learning. Ethan Fourney and Matthew Mantie play chess because they picked up the hobby because of a loved one or friend. Who wins more between these two? Matthew wins more because he has more strategies against Ethan. The most ...

8th grade trip to the high school

By Fatima Kaba & Onalisa Heverly On February 28th or March 4th eighth grade students from CMMS were given the opportunity to spend half the day at the high school. They were exploring and getting ideas of what classes they want to take next year. There are several different CTC ...

Stock Market Challenge

Jocelyn Sproat & Taylor Koch One of the American Studies teachers at Central Mountain Middle School, Mrs. Sara Strouse, gave her students the opportunity to engage in the society and economy around them by experiencing the stock market and how it works by requiring them to participate in ...