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DJMS Band Goes Virtual

November 16, 2020

Some students are taking Band class virtually at Danny Jones this year due to COVID-19. Band teacher Jennifer Sanders likes virtual classes because she feels like everybody is together. Many students...

Students Spend Increased Time in Front of Screens

November 6, 2020

Students are getting more hours of screen time that usual everyday due to virtual school. Danny Jones students have been attending virtual classes at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. Seventh-grader...

Teachers Balance In-Person, Virtual Classes

November 6, 2020

Danny Jones staff had to balance teaching in-person and online this year. Seventh-grade ELA teacher Courtney Brunicardi said that online school isn’t the same and requires a lot of brain power. Brunicardi...

Kennedy Takes Charge at DJMS

Kennedy Takes Charge at DJMS
October 28, 2020

Sharlonda Kennedy became principal of Danny Jones Middle School over the summer.  Kennedy and other staff members have come up with several ways to protect the school such as one-way hallways, three...

New Assistant Principal Builds Relationships With Students, Staff

New Assistant Principal Builds Relationships With Students, Staff
October 28, 2020

LaDonna Orr is a new assistant principal at Danny Jones this year.  Even though she only started in July, Ms. Orr has some big plans to help improve the school. One of the school’s problems, according...

New Cafeteria Rules Hinder Student Communication

October 28, 2020

Students are frustrated with new lunch procedures this year in the Danny Jones cafeteria. Plexiglass screens divide tables and students have assigned seats. Eighth-grader Jasmine Ruiz said that she...

Pandemic Rules Restrict Coaches, Players

October 28, 2020

COVID-19 has affected school sports for the athletes at Danny Jones Middle School. The pandemic has affected the cheer team in several ways considering they touch each other  a lot. Cheerleader...

Students, Teachers Deal With Effects of Virus

October 26, 2020

Danny Jones administrators put in place new rules and procedures for the school year due to COVID-19. Teachers have to space desks and minimize contact with people as much as possible in order to limit...

Volleyball Season Starts at DJMS

Eighth-grader Ryleigh Davis hits the ball over the net at a game against Howard MS Oct. 8.
October 20, 2020

Danny Jones MS volleyball teams officially kicked off the season with a scrimmage Sept. 24. The scrimmage was against Linda Jobe MS. Eighth-grader Ryleigh Davis, the starting hitter on Danny Jones's...

Move To Ban TikTok Raises Student Ire.

October 20, 2020

In June, President Donald Trump said that he would ban TikTok in U.S. app stores because China is allegedly stealing information from U.S. users. A lot of Danny Jones students use TikTok to make videos...

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