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  • December 17Good Luck on Midterms This Week!

  • December 17Have a Safe and Happy Holiday Break!

  • December 17Midterm Room Assignments Posted Around Campus

  • Announcements – Monday, December 18, 2017

    Announcements – Monday, December 18, 2017

    December 18, 2017

    Congratulations to our Leaders of the Week chosen by Ms. Latimer: Charlie Noble and Sarah Darby I have always been an admirer of the observers.  The observers are those people in our lives who spend more time watching and studying the world and the people around them than they do acting on it or talking about it.  ...

  • Career Day Preps Students for College and Beyond

    Career Day Preps Students for College and Beyond

    Matthew Smith, Staff Writer

    December 14, 2017

    Benjamin prides itself on being a college preparatory school. Even at the middle school level, students gain valuable experience in regard to preparing for the interview process at the collegiate and professional levels. This takes place during the annual Career Day event, which  was held on De...

    Sixth grader Emma Nordland (left), working as a health and wellness employee, listens to the heartbeat of fellow classmate Winni Cox during their time in BizTown on Friday, December 1.

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  • Year in Review: Movies

    Year in Review: Movies

    Dylan Richman, Staff Writer

    December 13, 2017

    Since the year is almost over, it is time to look back at some of the TBS community’s favorite movies from 2017, and the ones people are still anticipating. “The  Founder directed by John Lee Hancock and starring Michael Keaton was one of my favorite movies this year,” said Introduction to Film/TV teacher Mr. Nicholas Crisafi.  “The film was well written ...

    Many middle school students can't wait for the next chapter in the "Star Wars" saga, "The Last Jedi," which opens December 15.

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Sixth Grade Ushers in Thanksgiving Break with Annual Heritage Day

Joey Palomba and Tre Williams

December 13, 2017No Comments

Every year on the day before Thanksgiving Break, the sixth grade organizes an event called Heritage Day. Students are assigned two projects for this event. In English class, students create a “Coming to America” journ...

Sixth Graders Set Upon St. Augustine

Darian Salehi, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017No Comments

The oldest settlement in the United States, St. Augustine is filled with historic traditions, sites, and stories, making it the perfect city to visit for students studying pre-Colonial and Colonial America. On Friday, No...

Eighth Graders Enjoy Washington Despite Wet Weather

Tre Williams, Staff Writer

December 5, 2017No Comments

Every year in November, the eighth-grade class goes on a field trip to Washington, D.C. This is often many of the students’ first time in the nation’s capital, and they, along with the faculty, enjoy participating in...

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Bucs Bump St. Mark’s to Take Volleyball Title

Madeline Comorat, Staff Writer

October 25, 2017No Comments

“We can do this! Five more points!”  I remember Ali was serving and I was telling her she can finish this for us and she almost did!  She got us to 14-5. With one final serve by St. Mark’s and a spike by Eden, we had don...

  • The Neersyde 2017-18 NBA Preview October 17, 2017
  • New Student Powers Bucs’ Football Team October 13, 2017
  • The Complicated Case of Colin Kaepernick (and the NFL’s Anthem Issue) September 25, 2017
  • Eighth Grader Leads Team to Little League World Series September 22, 2017

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Students Score Deals During School on Cyber Monday

Madeline Comorat and Jack Horgen

December 3, 2017No Comments

Which is more important, your education or a sale for 50% off? Many Benjamin students thought that the sale was more important which is why, instead of paying attention in class, some students decided...

Holiday Season Video Game Preview

Holiday Season Video Game Preview

November 27, 2017

NBA 2K18 Review

NBA 2K18 Review

October 11, 2017

No Business at School

No Business at School

October 1, 2017

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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