• Friday, November 21st - Pep Rally on Lombino Lawn

  • Friday, November 21st- Turkey Bowl! USC v. UCLA

  • November 3rd to the 21st - College Sweatshirt/T-Shirt Days

  • Allison in wonderland!

    Allison in wonderland!

    Jamilet Reyes and Joshua Ramirez

    November 22, 2014

    Allison  Holz is an outstanding sixth grader here at Dodson Middle School. She's in SAS (School for Advanced Studies), and is looking forward to her sixth grade year! Many people might know Allison as Mr. Holz's daughter. All... READ MORE »»

  • Knock knock!

    Knock knock!

    Kianna Lopez, Staff writer

    November 21, 2014

    Throughout the month of November, Dodson has different events regarding colleges and one of them is collage door decorating contest. Many homerooms participated as students decorated the door of the classroom with the theme of the college the class has chosen. This is a perfect opportunity for the... READ MORE »»

    First Place (7th grade): Mr. Kusumoto's homeroom - Various colleges

  • Peace Poster Contest!

    Peace Poster Contest!

    Asha Anderson, Staff writer

    November 19, 2014

    On November 6th, three of our students competed and won the 2014 Student International Peace Peace Poster Contest! For 10 years Ms. Wright and her students have always won! This event took place at the Croatian-American Cultural Art Center at 510 West Seventh Street in San Pedro! Many students from... READ MORE »»

  • What career will you take in?

    What career will you take in?

    Kianna Lopez, Staff writer and photographer

    November 14, 2014

    Throughout the month of November, Dodson is hosting their annual College Awareness month filled with different activities and presentations.  Career day took place on Thursday, November 13th, and many speakers came to our school informing the students about different careers and goals. Many of the... READ MORE »»

  • 8th Grade Ohana sack race!

    8th Grade Ohana sack race!

    Asha Anderson and Kianna Lopez

    November 10, 2014

    On October 30th, some of the 8th Graders got together to compete... READ MORE »»

  • Halloween parade!

    Halloween parade!

    Yesenia Roldan, Staff writer and photographer

    November 4, 2014

    There was yet another fun and exciting Halloween parade here at Dodson Middle School. Every year there is a Halloween parade during the PE classes and everybody that comes dressed as something or someone, is automatically placed in a contest for the top three best costumes. Every period there are three... READ MORE »»

  • The dance of Halloween!

    The dance of Halloween!

    Kianna Lopez, Staff writer

    November 3, 2014

    On October 31st, Dodson held its annual Halloween lunch dance and parade. This occasion is celebrated here in the United States and in different places around the world!  Halloween is also a time when kids and adults can let their inner fears come out! [caption id="attachment_21069" align="alignleft"... READ MORE »»

News

Call poison control!

Call poison control!

Victoria Kozuchi, Staff writer

Detergent pods are a convenient way to clean your clothes without a single drop of sticky and messy liquid detergent. However, within the two years of clear understandings and research, children across the country are swallowing these detergent pods and...  Read More »

November 18, 2014

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Spotlight

History in the making!

History in the making!

Joshua Ramirez and Jamilet Reyes

Mr. Holz is a seventh and eighth grade history teacher here at Dodson. He is not only a teacher, but a father to Allison Holz, who also attends Dodson. He accomplished many...  Read More »

November 22, 2014

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Book Reviews

The Storyteller

The Storyteller

Alexis Serrano, Staff editor

The Storyteller is Jodi Picoult's newest book. The Storyteller involves a girl by the name of Sage Signer. In her community she is simply known as a lonely baker...  Read More »

November 18, 2014

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Blogs

In the spirit of spirits!

In the spirit of spirits!

Dalia Hernandez, Staff Writer

Halloween is said to be a day to remember the dead and a way to confront death with ridicule and humor. Now? It's kind of just about candy. And costumes. That's about it....  Read More »

October 15, 2014

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The Nightmare Before Christmas

September 24, 2014

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Staff Editorials

Don’t let recess go!

Don’t let recess go!

Alexis Serrano, Staff editor

In some parts of Florida, schools have decided to cut down recess claiming the students don’t need it. Recess is a pretty valuable asset and very important for elementary...  Read More »

November 14, 2014

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Technology

Interview with an engineer!

Interview with an engineer!

Jeri Baccari, Staff writer

Jerry Baccari is a engineer at Boeing. Boeing is the largest aerospace company and produces commercial airplanes around the world. I asked a few questions about his job at...  Read More »

October 31, 2014

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Camera drones: The Phantom 2 vision!

October 8, 2014

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A smaller, smarter phone!

September 30, 2014

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Computer glasses!

September 12, 2014

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Staff Profile

Dalia Hernandez
Dalia Hernandez

Staff writer

Hullo - my name is Dalia Hernandez, and I’m a seventh grader in journalism. My hobbies include soccer, reading, writing, and listening to music (The Killers, Vampire Weekend, The Neighbourhood, The Naked...  Read More »

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2013-14 School Calendar

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Category: HolidayVeteran's Day

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Recent Sports Scores

  • Saturday, December 7

    Girl's Basketball

    Dodson Middle School 36 - Edison Middle School 0

  • Saturday, December 7

    Girl's Basketball

    Dodson Middle School 21 - Mark Twain Middle School 16

  • Saturday, November 16

    Girl's Basketball

    Dodson Middle School 30 - Harry Bridges 0

  • Saturday, November 16

    Girl's Basketball

    Dodson Middle School 45 - Dana Middle School 0

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Student Life

Knock knock!

Knock knock!

Kianna Lopez, Staff writer

Throughout the month of November, Dodson has different events regarding colleges and one of them is collage door decorating contest. Many homerooms participated as students...  Read More »

November 21, 2014

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Peace Poster Contest!

November 19, 2014

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November Dolphin Pride!

November 18, 2014

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What career will you take in?

November 14, 2014

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Sports

Seahawks represent!

Seahawks represent!

Jordane Torres, Staff writer

Will the Seattle Seahawks make it back to the Superbowl this year? Will they repeat as champions? ...  Read More »

November 14, 2014

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Food and Style

WHO WORE IT BETTER!!!!!

WHO WORE IT BETTER!!!!!

Angelita Esquivel , Staff writer

Today our hottest news is "Who Wore it Better?" and the competition between Selena Gomez and Ariana Grande is going well, but who will win between the two? Only you and your...  Read More »

October 7, 2014

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Travel

Tokyo- A marvelous place!

Tokyo- A marvelous place!

Victoria Kozuchi, Staff writer

Now this is what you would call a spectacular vacation! You might assume that  Japan is a tiny little island floating in the water, but you are absolutely wrong. Actually,...  Read More »

November 13, 2014

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Caribbean paradise!

November 5, 2014

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Tropical vacation!

October 24, 2014

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The city that works!

September 11, 2014

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Did You Know...

THANKSGIVING!!!

THANKSGIVING!!!

Olivia Campos and Jazmin Duarte

In fourteen hundred ninety- two Columbus sailed the ocean blue. A childhood rhyme that most of us remember from kindergarten or first grade. The first thanksgiving...  Read More »

November 17, 2014

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The Week in Pictures

Halloween parade!

Halloween parade!

Yesenia Roldan, Staff writer and photographer

There was yet another fun and exciting Halloween parade here at Dodson Middle School. Every year there is a Halloween parade during the PE classes and everybody that comes...  Read More »

November 4, 2014

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October 2014 Issue (Printed Edition)