8th Grade Adjustments

8th Grade Adjustments

Bobby Dufek, Staff Writer

December 30, 2019

On September 3rd, 2019, a whole new class of 8th graders entered HGMS, and they weren’t exactly ready to be the “Role models” everyone was telling them to be. Many new 8th graders came in still thinking that they are 7th graders, and when they realized that they were 8th graders, pressure a...

The Potential For New Sports Teams

The Potential For New Sports Teams

Wilson Almonte

December 30, 2019

Do you feel like you want new sports in our school but feel like you’re the only one who wants new sports teams? Well, you’re not the only one. Other students in Hamilton Grange want more sports teams and Assistant Principal Mr. Scott said he would listen to any suggestions students had for new s...

Hamilton Habits Supported By Students

Hamilton Habits Supported By Students

Frankie Rodriguez, Staff Writer

December 8, 2019

Many things help our school get better, but one thing that really helps is the Hamilton Habits. The Hamilton Habits are habits that give us examples of how to act. The Hamilton Habits are Self Control, Tenacity, Compassion, Unity, Humility, Patience, Service and Justice.  Most of the students tha...

8th Grade Hikes Bear Mountain

8th Grade Hikes Bear Mountain

Jalen Stanley, Staff Writer

December 8, 2019

Did you know that almost half of the 8th grade went on the Bear Mountain Trip with 8th-grade Humanities teacher Robert Kowles and all of the 8th Graders that went really enjoyed the trip? Mr. Kowles wanted to take the 8th-graders on the trip and to show them a good time. While hiking, some peopl...

School Schedule Thoughts with Principal Lev

School Schedule Thoughts with Principal Lev

Dylan Wagner, Staff Writer

December 8, 2019

Recently, I discussed the school schedule with Principal Benjamin Lev. We discussed how long it takes to come up with the school schedule, how he comes up with it, and more. One thing Mr. Lev told me is, "I actually come up with the school schedule. I use a large part of the spring and summer to determine...

Debate Team Competes In Sunset Park Prep Tournament

Debate Team Competes In Sunset Park Prep Tournament

Hazel Baker, Staff Writer

December 8, 2019

The Hamilton Grange debate team has been in existence for two years now. This is its third year. They have two different formats. The one that most Hamilton Grange students compete in is called Parliamentary Debate.  It’s tough to debate and the team goes up against some teams that have been debat...

Track Team Attends TCS Run With Champions

Track Team Attends TCS Run With Champions

Sharlene Almanzar, Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

On November 1, 2019, the Hamilton Grange Middle School track team went to a Rising New York Road Runners event that took place in Central Park. At the event, there was face painting, mini-games, and most important of all, the 400-meter race at the end.  All that attended, were being “cheer...

HGMS Soccer Team Reaches Semifinals

HGMS Soccer Team Reaches Semifinals

Frankie Melendez, Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

On Tuesday, October 15 the HGMS Varsity Boys Soccer team made it to the playoffs with a regular record of 15-0. They went undefeated for 15 games. Little did they know the playoff games were much harder than they thought.  In the round of 16, they were losing 3-0 in the first half, but they made a comeback wi...

Recess Sellers

Recess Sellers

Andres Perez, Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

Do you buy food at recess? Do you buy it every day?  Do you think it's unhealthy? If you answered yes to one of these questions, then this is the article for you! Every day at Hamilton Grange students buy and eat food that people sell in the recces yard. Some think that people shouldn’t ...

HGMS Students Against President Donald Trump

HGMS Students Against President Donald Trump

Leonard Blachly-Preston, Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

“It’s just poor choices.” That is the opinion of 7th-grade student, Hazel Baker on the decisions of United States President, Donald Trump. President Trump was sworn into office on January 20th, 2017, after the presidential election of November 2016. Trump is not the most popular president around HGM...

Why We Have Uniforms

Why We Have Uniforms

Jason Robledo, Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

Have you ever got tired of wearing uniforms every day? At Hamilton Grange, the uniform policy is any shirt with a Hamilton Grange logo, or a plain shirt with Hamilton Grange colors (blue, gray, or yellow).  Students always have to wear a uniform every day. If you don’t wear a uniform they will b...

Pride At Hamilton Grange

Pride At Hamilton Grange

Nina Stanley, Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

The person I'm interviewing is Jocelyn Rivers who is in 6th grade. She said she feels wonderful about being LGBTQ. I asked Jocelyn if she ever gets bullied for being LGBTQ she said she does not get bullied for being LGBTQ because the people she hangs out with support her for who she is. I asked ...

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