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  • Announcements – Tuesday, September 27, 2016

    Announcements – Tuesday, September 27, 2016

    September 27, 2016

    This week is a Week 2 schedule. Thanks to all who voted on the dance theme. The dance will be held in the gym on October 14 and, per your votes, the theme will be neon! The sixth graders will dance from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. and the seventh and eighth graders will dance from 8:00 - 10:00 p.m. ... READ MORE »»

  • No Bell By Which To Be Saved

    No Bell By Which To Be Saved

    Madeline Comorat, Alexa Cousin, and Jack Horgen

    September 26, 2016

    Have you ever gotten in trouble for being late to class? Being late to classes and RAAP is usually not a big deal, but when it happens every day, the prospect of receiving a green slip from an angry faculty advisor is very much a big deal. The administration may have tweaked the schedule this year thinking... READ MORE »»

    Eighth-grade students crowd the hallway in Building 14 between classes.

    Mr. Crisafi

  • 3D Printers Arrive at the Middle School

    3D Printers Arrive at the Middle School

    Jakob Mendelsohn, Staff Writer

    September 22, 2016

    The future has arrived at The Benjamin School! Three new Makerbot Fifth Generation Replicators, otherwise know as 3D printers, now reside in the back room of Science Department Chair Ms. Gabriele St. Martin’s class. The printers’ output, which uses PLA (polylactic acid) filament that is similar in... READ MORE »»

    The three MakerBots line the wall of Ms. St. Martin's back room.

    Mr. Crisafi

  • Kaepernick’s Stance: Freedom or Folly?

    Kaepernick’s Stance: Freedom or Folly?

    James Key, Staff Writer

    September 22, 2016

    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has taken a knee dozens of time in his career. However, by doing so during the national anthem, he’s stirred up quite a bit of controversy. Kaepernick, a six-year NFL veteran, began kneeling during “The Star-Spangled Banner” in this year’s pre-season... READ MORE »»

    Colin Kaepernick (right) and teammate Eric Reid kneel during the San Francisco 49ers' home opener against the Los Angeles Rams on September 12, 2016.

    Photo courtesy of mashable.com.

  • Shaker Makers

    Shaker Makers

    Skyler Zur, Editor

    September 20, 2016

    The cheerleaders are adding some pizzaz to their routine this year , and building up school spirit more than ever before. With some help from parents, they made shakers to be handed out to fans of the middle school football teams. The thought behind this project was that it would allow the TBS fans to add ... READ MORE »»

    Eighth graders Olivia Cornett (left) and Kate Waxman cheer on the seventh and eighth-grade team using the shakers on September 14.

    Mr. Crisafi

Little Things Make a Big Difference

Skyler Zur, Editor

Sometimes, it’s just the little things. On a recent trip to a Tallahassee middle school, some of the Florida State University football players and coaches visited students and faculty. As they sat down to eat lunch in the...  Read More »

September 16, 2016 • 1 comment

Unsafe Summer?

Jake Mendelsohn, Staff Writer

Teachers and students often love to share stories about what they did on summer vacation upon their return to school, but with all of the mosquitoes and international mayhem, it seems that the more compelling question is,...  Read More »

September 13, 2016 • 1 comment

Is Zika More Dangerous Than We Think?

Jack Horgen, Staff Writer

Have you ever seen the movies 28 Days Later…, Contagion, I am Legend, or Carriers? These are all popular movies with the common compelling plot of a disease which spreads through the human population with dire results....  Read More »

September 1, 2016 • 0 comments

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Kaepernick’s Stance: Freedom or Folly?

James Key, Staff Writer

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has taken a knee dozens of time in his career. However, by doing so during the national anthem, he’s stirred up quite a bit of controversy. Kaepernick, a six-year NFL veteran,...  Read More »

September 22, 2016 • 0 comments

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TBS Acclimating to onCampus

Students can now say “so long” to the static, text-heavy pages when searching for their assignments and grades online. There’s a new learning management system (LMS) at Benjamin this year, and it’s...  Read More »

September 2, 2016 • 0 comments

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