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Student Spotlight Writing Contest

Student Spotlight Writing Contest

Olivia Gnad, Staff Writer

January 15, 2018


Filed under Inked in Our Hallways, Showcase, Top Stories

Using your skills in the arts, create an original piece based on the prompt below. You could write a short story, sketch a picture, write a poem, take a photograph, compose music, etc.  This edition’s submissions will be due Thursday, February 1st. Please email all submissions to Mrs. Nogay at no...

Video Game Reviews: Big Tower Tiny Square, Portal, Tiny Heist, Undertale

Video Game Reviews: Big Tower Tiny Square, Portal, Tiny Heist, Undertale

Koll Severson, Staff Writer

January 15, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Games, Showcase

Big Tower Tiny Square In this game, you are a tiny square making your way up the big tower (duh, its title screen says that) wall, jumping and parkouring your way up to the top so you can save your pineapple, which was stolen by the big square. They even made a sequel called “Big ice tower tiny...

Paddington 2 Review

Paddington 2 Review

David Graham, Staff Writer

January 15, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Movies, Showcase

In 2015, we got Paddington, which took the world by surprise with all of its humor and action. A big chunk of that surprise came from the fact that it didn’t set out to just to entertain children, it also entertained the adults who took their kids to see the movie, and it didn’t just sit well with ...

QVMS Hockey Season Update

QVMS Hockey Season Update

Alaina Cain, Staff Writer

January 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Quaker Valley Middle School's hockey team is in the midst of their season.  Team captain Ryan Murphy and assistant captain Hayden Earlewine discussed their opinions on the season. When asked how the current season is going, Earlewine said, “The season has been okay, we currently have a '4 in 4' record...

Video Game Reviews: Slither.io, Agar.io, Nyan Cat

Koll Severson, Staff Writer

December 23, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Games, Showcase

Slither.io You’ve heard of it, at least. This game is a fun time-using game to be played free on computers or downloaded for free on a mobile device. Constantly competing to get to the leader board with players always breathing down your neck, this might give you pressure if you're on the well-earn...

Holiday Shopping Guide

Olivia Gnad, Staff Writer

December 23, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Inky Opinions, Showcase, Top Stories

It’s that time of year again: the holiday season. Bells ring out, snow falls, family gathers, and cheer is spread. Whether you celebrate Hanukkah, Christmas, and/or Kwanzaa, one thing is the same for each: gift giving. Choosing the perfect gifts for family and friends can be difficult, so here is a ...

Holiday Cookie Recipes

Shawna Smith, Staff Writer

December 23, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, Top Stories

What’s something just about everyone likes about the holidays? Cookies, of course! Sadly, not everyone knows how to bake, bake well, at least. If you’re one of those people, that’s okay, because here is your ultimate guide to baking delicious cookies! Recipe 1:Snickerdoodles These cookies...

Kiva Update

Keira Currier, Staff Writer

December 23, 2017


Filed under Inked in Our Hallways, Showcase, Top Stories

Mr. Doucette has promised over $25,000 in the school’s Kiva account by the end of the year. The account has already gained $5,000 over the course of one trimester. The “Kiva Crew” has been working hard to take the account above and beyond the goal. Many exciting events have been planned to ass...

Looking Back on the QVMS Musical

Mareena Musser, Staff Writer

December 15, 2017


Filed under Inked in Our Hallways, Showcase

“Toto I don’t think we’re in Kansas anymore,” says seventh grader Ava Maha as she stands on stage. Ava, who played Dorothy Gale in the recent Quaker Valley Middle school production of the Wizard of Oz, sang her heart out during the shows in the first weekend of December. The club is misse...

Guide to Fingerspelling in Sign Language

Hannah Steines-Wolfson, Staff Writer

December 15, 2017


Filed under Inked Out in the World, Showcase

Everyday we speak. No matter where we live, we speak. However, we do not often think about those who do not speak, simply because they can not or just will not. Sign language is a speech-free language used by the deaf, the friends and family of the deaf, mutes (people who don't speak out of free will...

Video Game Reviews: Plants vs. Zombies & Creativerse

Koll Severson, Staff Writer

December 15, 2017


Filed under Games, Showcase

Plants vs. Zombies Ahhh, I love the smell of spring. Freshly cut lawns, beautiful flowers and plants, and thousands upon thousands of zombies just itching to get my brains. Wait, what? A very poplar game with a huge amount of gameplay. It has tons of plants to play with while you try to think o...

Steelers vs Patriots Week 15 Preview

Brahm Gianiodis, Staff Writer

December 15, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

This week's game is a must win for either team.  The Steelers are 11-2 and looking for home field advantage in the playoffs.  The Patriots are coming off a crushing loss to the Dolphins in Miami.  The Patriots are 10-3 and are led by Tom Brady and his consistency. The Patriots' quarterback is a soli...

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