Rainbow Notes


Andrew C., Writer, Editor
October 31, 2014

  Last week, in Mr. Caulkins class, students took Cornell Notes in rainbow colors.  Mr. Caulkins had his students take multicolored notes because many students are unhappy with the specific rules of FCNs. Many students get bad grades on the notes because the rules are very explicit and a few students... Read more »


Conjugating verbs in Spanish is an essential tool in order to advance onto the next levels of the language.

Komal B., Writer
October 23, 2014

Friday October 17, after school  in Mr.Villalpando’s Spanish class students learned how to conjugate verbs. Each student received a chart to fill out to help them understand how to change different types of verbs. There are special rules in Spanish in order to conjugate verbs according to the subject... Read more »

Orange is the New Wednesday.

Unite against bullying is what these 7th graders pledged to do during lunch.

Hannah W., writer
October 23, 2014

To show their support to end bullying  students wore orange on Wednesday ,October 22,. Unity day, which this day is know as, is a great way for students to say to bullies that they’re not going to put up with these inappropriate acts anymore. Orange is color used to represent this cause.  It is a campaign... Read more »

Anti-Bullying Assembly

Students view the anti-bullying video.

Cassidy S.
October 23, 2014

On October 23, 2014 an anti-bullying assembly was held during 2nd period in the gym. The assembly provided a video to raise awareness for anti-bullying. The video was a three screen presentation including current music, cool movie clips, and kids talking about previous experiences. The assembly was a... Read more »

It’s Primetime

Primetime students practice their acting skills in theater.

Carlie S.
October 23, 2014

Primetime is an after school program, run by Ms. Horton, for students who need to stay late or need to get their homework done. Primetime starts out with homework hour followed by snack, and then an activity of the students choice. For activities, Primetime is having a mosaic artist from the Riverside... Read more »

Andrew Hoxie


Alicia M.
October 21, 2014

October 7, professional soccer player Andrew Hoxie came to Gage and kicked goals with Mrs.Zaragoza and Mrs.Bullock’s class. Andrew Hoxie plays for Rochester Lancers Roster. When Andrew came to the school, he talked to the class about what they need to do to have a career and that they have to work... Read more »

Watch out Villains, We’re Coming for You!


Roy S., Writer
October 20, 2014

On October 15, 2014 students at Matthew Gage Middle School dressed up and participated in Super Hero Day for the schools spirit day. Students dressed up as their favorite superhero from various comics or TV shows. Many students participated and showed off their best superhero gear. Many batmen, supermen,... Read more »

Why Formulas?


Katelynn B., writer
October 16, 2014

On Friday, October 10, 2014, Mrs. Townsend’s second period Geometry class took a very basic problem and solved it on a whiteboard. She wanted students to figure out why we use these specific given formulas and how they really work.The problem she used was one divided by two thirds. She had students... Read more »

Volleyball Gator Girls


Jordan H.
October 16, 2014

Tryouts for 7th and 8th grade Girl’s Volleyball team were on October 1 and 2 in the Gym after school. A lot of girls tried out, but only about half made the team. The girls are supposed to practice for about  a month, then the games begin on November 14th. Gage has this wonderful opportunity to participate... Read more »

Gathering of the Bands


Andrew C.
October 15, 2014

On October 22, at King High School, middle school bands come together to play  music at Band Extravaganza. The middle school bands will be playing, Hip to be Square, Rolling In The Deep, Smoke on the Water, and the Star Spangled Banner. These songs are fun and traditional and easy for the audience enjoy. Mr.... Read more »

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