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Seventh-Graders Choose Classes For Next Year

March 6, 2020

Many seventh-graders at Danny Jones MS are excited for the upcoming year. In February, students made a schedule for next year in eighth grade. Some seventh-graders are preparing for next year and already have some specific classes they plan to focus more on. “I will focus on algebra and history ...

Track Season Starts at Danny Jones MS

Mera Abuolwan, Etienne Rodriguez, Sarah McCall, and Jahmyra King

March 6, 2020

Track season tryouts started Feb. 25 at Danny Jones MS. Eighth-grader Kelynn Swing looked forward to trying out. “You try out by finding out what event you want and find out if you’re suited for it,” she said. According to Coach Stephen Varcardipone, there are different events that stude...

Danny Jones Students To Go On Field Trips This Spring

Justin Fuller, Estephany Meza Saldivar, Jordan Spence, and Karson Bowie

March 6, 2020

 In April both seventh and eighth grade students will be going on field trips to the Dallas Zoo and Main Event.      Students are excited for the field trips and getting out of school.       "It's going to be very fun. I'm going down," eighth-grader Lakyn Purcell said.     ...

Theatre Students Perform Legally Blonde Jr.

Theatre Students Perform Legally Blonde Jr.

Kiley Egan, Naomi Sugito, and Collen Calhoun

March 6, 2020

As the cast for Danny Jones’ production of Legally Blonde Jr. took the stage Feb 21 and 22, the audience only saw the final product. What they didn't see was the hours and hours of practice, memorization and hard work. Theatre teacher Alfredo Tamayo directed the musical. He spent countless weeks ...

Air Force Ones rise in popularity with students

Alvan Armstrong, Buffie Cellers, Essence Darius, and Josh Mason

March 6, 2020

Nike Air Force one’s are a very popular tennis shoe that has landed in many middle schoolers' closets. Students love them because they are such reliable shoes. They come in so many different colors and styles. ”They are my favorite shoes, they match everything,” eighth-grader Madison Hous...

New Season of Apex Legends Impresses Students

Cayden Brown, Destiny Pagan, Jumoke Henry, and RJ Wilson

March 6, 2020

A new season of Apex legends released Feb. 4. It got popular very quickly with people in and out of Danny Jones MS.  Seventh-grader Myla Huynh said she hasn’t got to play recently. “I am only allowed to play on weekends in order to keep good grades, I still like the new season from what I’v...

Administrators Allow Cellphones During Lunchtime

Audrey Probst, Bella Hughes, Bela Staton, and Ty Nammeechai

February 13, 2020

The Danny Jones administration, after much consideration, decided to allow phones in the cafeteria on Monday, February 3rd. Assistant Principal Dave Hodgson said he thought it would make lunch more enjoyable for the students. Many students at Danny Jones believe that phones in the cafeteria provide a...

Eagle Media Camp Sign Up

Eagle Media Camp Sign Up

February 13, 2020

Click on this link to sign up for the February 27th Eagle Media Camp for incoming freshmen at Lake Ridge. Contact Kristi Canon @ kristincanon@misdmail.org or John Sohel @ johnsohel@misdmail.org for more information....

Danny Jones Career Day

Danny Jones Career Day

Parker Meinershagen and Bryan Brinegar

February 6, 2020

Eighth grade students participated in their first Career Day on Wednesday, Jan. 22 at Danny Jones. The day began with the presenters meeting in the library where student ambassadors and school counselors greeted them. Staff Sgt. Anthony Caiera, Career Day presenter, seizes each chance to teach what...

Photo of the Week

February 6, 2020

Photo of the Week by Jonothan Rennert. See more photos like this in the yearbook when they arrive in May. Order your 2020 yearbook today at www.yearbookforever.com...

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