• April 6th — Cesar Chavez Holiday!

  • March 30th to April 3rd — Spring Break!

  • March 24th to 26th — Book Fair!

  • April 17th — Dolphin Pride!

  • Running across LA!

    Running across LA!

    March 26, 2015

    Many of you have already heard of or even seen LA's 30th annual Marathon that took place just weeks ago on March 15, 2015. This event takes place every year, starting from Dodger's Stadium in Central LA, through Chinatown and Hollywood, past many spectator-filled neighborhoods and finally down to the... READ MORE »»

  • Back in the day…80’s Day!

    Back in the day…80’s Day!

    Esther Cho and Alexandra Bartolome

    March 25, 2015

    How many of you love the 80's? The decade for leg warmers, neon clothes, side ponytails, and crop tops! Well, our very own Dodson Middle School had an eighth grade activity organized by our counselor Ms. Baker. Any guess on what activity this could have been? Yes, on Thursday we had our eighth grade... READ MORE »»

  • Teachers are interesting too!

    Teachers are interesting too!

    Esther Cho, Alexandra Bartolome, Keely Bales, Chrischelle Beduya, and Miray Girguis

    March 17, 2015

    What do you think of teachers? Do you think that they're moody and angry all of the time? Do you think that they never know how to have fun? These may all be common things that students think about teachers. However, this isn't completely true. We went around campus and asked a select number of teachers... READ MORE »»

  • Reptiles on the move!

    Reptiles on the move!

    Joshua Ramirez, Staff writer

    March 17, 2015

    On Thursday, March 5th, Mr. Kusumoto's science class had the opportunity to see a wide variety of reptiles. The students were able to see the cool abilities the reptiles possessed, while they were able to learn about them. This day was perfect for many students to help them conquer their fears of any... READ MORE »»

  • Doctors of the future!

    Doctors of the future!

    Kianna Lopez and Anelly Page

    March 12, 2015

    Many students from Dodson have their future set out so that they can someday become a doctor. Kaiser Permanente sponsors a program for students who want to become doctors and want to meet their mentors. This program shows the students about their desire to improve the lives and health of other people,... READ MORE »»

  • Candy Land Dance!

    Candy Land Dance!

    Jamilet Reyes, Staff writer

    March 2, 2015

    This year, Leadership planned a Candy Land dance for all grades! They had a DJ, photo booth, candy, chips, drinks, and more! Many enjoyed the night and danced their feet off! It was a great night for all grades to get to know each other and have fun. Although the dance was only for a few hours, many... READ MORE »»

  • Film to the start!

    Film to the start!

    Anelly Page and Kianna Lopez

    February 24, 2015

    Throughout the years there have been many electives. Film Appreciation which was for 8th graders, was discontinued, but brought back this year by 6th grade English and history teacher Ms. Gretina. She is teaching the class and having a good experience with everything that comes with it from the end... READ MORE »»

News

Got Water?

Got Water?

Victoria Kozuchi, Staff writer

On Friday, the U.N. report stated that in only 15 years, the world could suffer a 40% shortfall in water unless countries dramatically change their use of the essential resource. Many underground reserves are running low and rainfall patterns are predicted...  Read More »

March 24, 2015

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Spotlight

Teachers are interesting too!

Teachers are interesting too!

Esther Cho, Alexandra Bartolome, Keely Bales, Chrischelle Beduya, and Miray Girguis

What do you think of teachers? Do you think that they're moody and angry all of the time? Do you think that they never know how to have fun? These may all be common things...  Read More »

March 17, 2015

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Book Reviews

The perks of being a wallflower

The perks of being a wallflower

Alexis Serrano, Staff editor

I know these will all be stories someday. And our pictures will become old photographs. We'll all become somebody's mom or dad. But right now these moments are not stories....  Read More »

March 17, 2015

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Blogs

Spring Break

Spring Break

Dalia Hernandez, Staff Writer

Spring break is usually depicted in two ways. One, it's the week with a week long vacation, and few worries. Or, it's the "stay at home and do nothing," except possibly homework....  Read More »

March 25, 2015

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New year, new changes

January 16, 2015

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In the spirit of spirits!

October 15, 2014

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The Nightmare Before Christmas

September 24, 2014

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Staff Editorials

Effects of social media

Effects of social media

Alexis Serrano, Staff editor

The power of social media is that it forces necessary change... •Before social media sites came along, people used to actually communicate with one...  Read More »

March 4, 2015

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Technology

The small, the smart, the Fit Bit!

The small, the smart, the Fit Bit!

Hailey Lannon, Staff writer

Fitbit Inc. is a company headquartered in San Francisco, California. Founded and managed by James Park and Eric Friedman, the company is known for its products of the same...  Read More »

February 24, 2015

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Animal Robots!

February 20, 2015

Real Samsung s6

The all new Samsung Galaxy S6!

February 19, 2015

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New Polaroid!?

January 30, 2015

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Comics

Put in “great” use

Put in “great” use

Victoria Kozuchi, Staff writer

A typical homeless on the streets gets lucky with the only lottery ticket he could buy. As soon as he won he decided to buy a house for better shelter, but thought of a better...  Read More »

March 6, 2015

Jazmin

iPhone = more precious than you…

March 6, 2015

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Spider!

February 27, 2015

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Those moments D:

January 29, 2015

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Staff Profile

Jordane Torres
Jordane Torres

Staff Writer

Hi! My name is Jordane Torres. I’m currently a 7th grader here at Dodson. I enjoy playing every sport, but my 2 top favorite sports are basketball and softball. My hobbies include playing the piano,...  Read More »

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Student Life

Running across LA!

Running across LA!

Many of you have already heard of or even seen LA's 30th annual Marathon that took place just weeks ago on March 15, 2015. This event takes place every year, starting from...  Read More »

March 26, 2015

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A Wonderful Freaky Friday!

March 25, 2015

80s Day 2

Back in the day…80’s Day!

March 25, 2015

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Reptiles on the move!

March 17, 2015

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Sports

Too much madness!!

Too much madness!!

Steve Hudson and Jordane Torres

This month is the annual the NCAA March Madness basketball tournament. It's when the top 64 Division I NCAA basketball teams in the country compete in a tournament to see...  Read More »

March 18, 2015

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Food and Style

Who wore it better?

Who wore it better?

Angelita Esquivel and Arianna Andrade

Everyone is talking about "Who wore it better?" Jordin or Demi? It's up to you to decide on who wins the next competition so make sure to vote wisely! Vote on our new online...  Read More »

February 6, 2015

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Travel

Big Island, Bigger Adventure

Big Island, Bigger Adventure

Marcus Perez and Connor Ryan

The main island of Hawaii is bigger than all the others combined, giving it the nickname the "Big Island." It has dizzying diversity, containing eight of the world's thirteen...  Read More »

March 19, 2015

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A grand retreat!

March 4, 2015

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A frozen vacation!

February 20, 2015

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Secret island retreat!

February 18, 2015

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Did You Know...

I scream for ice cream!

I scream for ice cream!

Alexandra Bartolome, Staff editor

Ice cream is a popular dessert all over the world. Many people love eating because of its variety of flavors and toppings. Here are some facts about this wonderful snack: 1....  Read More »

March 23, 2015

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The Week in Pictures

The Week in Pictures: January 20-23

The Week in Pictures: January 20-23

Esther Cho and Alexandra Bartolome

Last week was very short due to the fact that we had a holiday off (Martin Luther King Jr. Day). So, we went around and took pictures of students in their classes and just...  Read More »

January 26, 2015

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