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  • Benjamin’s Very Own Ice Princess

    Benjamin’s Very Own Ice Princess

    Skyler Zur, Editor

    January 18, 2017

    Dreams need to start somewhere. For sixth grader Emilie Dubiel, her dream started with a Disney movie. “The movie Ice Princess inspired me,” said Dubiel, referring to the movie from the Mouse House about a nerdy bookworm who follows her dream to become a skating champion. “I wanted to try skating... READ MORE »»

    Emilie Dubiel performs to the song "The Man with the Bag" during the holiday show at Palm Beach Ice Works on December 2.

    Photos courtesy of Palm Beach Ice Works video

  • Middle School Holds Class Spelling Bees

    Middle School Holds Class Spelling Bees

    Matthew Smith, Staff Writer

    January 13, 2017

    The Scripps National Spelling Bee is where students complete from schools across America to make it to the finals which are held in Washington, D.C each year. Fifteen English classes in the Middle School are holding class bees today, and the top two in each class will qualify for the middle school bee... READ MORE »»

    Alex Michelon (left) and Grace Myers were the last two standing in Mrs. Ponchock's B period class.

    Mrs. Ponchock

  • The Problem with Extra Credit

    The Problem with Extra Credit

    Skyler Zur, Editor

    January 5, 2017

    Every once in awhile, you get a bad grade on a test. It’s not the end of the world, but your grade drops from a 93 to an 82. Since you are upset about your grade, you go to your teacher and ask if you can do extra credit to help your grade. The next day in class, he or she announces an extra credit... READ MORE »»

    The problem with attending extra credit events is that students attend just for the credit, not for the enriching experience itself.

    Photo courtesy of www.sites.google.com/site/mrsantiagohistoryclass/extra-credit

TBS Welcome Harper Lee Biographer Marja Mills to Campus

TBS Welcome Harper Lee Biographer Marja Mills to Campus

Madeline Comorat, Staff Writer

On November 17, Ms. Marja Mills - author of The Mockingbird Next Door and a very close friend to Harper Lee, author of one of the greatest American novels ever written, To Kill a Mockingbird - came to Benjamin to talk about her...  Read More »

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Thousands Come Out in Force to Protest President-Elect Trump

Thousands Come Out in Force to Protest President-Elect Trump

Alexa Cousin and Jack Horgen

In one of the most hotly contested and surprising presidential elections of our time, Americans awoke on the morning of November 9 to learn that Donald Trump was the country’s newly elected president. Some of the country...  Read More »

Jan 8 • No Comments

NFL Playoffs Preview

NFL Playoffs Preview

Kyle McTamaney, Staff Writer

It all started last year when the Denver Broncos faced off against the Carolina Panthers. The first play of the game was the craziest play. The NFL MVP, Carolina’s quarterback Cam Newton, snapped the ball, and the Broncos'...  Read More »

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Benjamin’s Very Own Ice Princess

Benjamin’s Very Own Ice Princess

Skyler Zur, Editor

Dreams need to start somewhere. For sixth grader Emilie Dubiel, her dream started with a Disney movie. “The movie Ice Princess inspired me,” said Dubiel, referring to the movie from the Mouse House about a nerdy bookworm...  Read More »

Jan 18 • No Comments

  • NFL Playoffs Preview January 5, 2017
  • Cursed Cubs No More! November 15, 2016
  • Middle School Volleyball Team Finishes Second November 2, 2016
  • 2017 NBA Preview October 16, 2016

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Documentary Warns Students about Screen Time

Documentary Warns Students about Screen Time

Sadie Burns, Staff Writer

Physician and filmmaker Delaney Ruston had an idea that started with one simple question, “What new phone should I get my daughter because her old phone has stopped working?” With this question in...  Read More »

Dec 16 • No Comments

Memories, Memorials, and a Monumental Election

Memories, Memorials, and a Monumental Election

November 22, 2016

Thrills and Chills at Poetry and Toads

Thrills and Chills at Poetry and Toads

November 12, 2016

A Look at the New iPhone 7

A Look at the New iPhone 7

November 3, 2016

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The official student news site of The Benjamin Middle School in North Palm Beach, FL
The official student news site of The Benjamin Middle School in North Palm Beach, FL