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  • School Trends Part.2

    School Trends Part.2

    Matthew Korsunsky, Jared Chou, and Michael Forman

    May 23, 2017

     It is hard to miss the recent popularity of “fidget helpers”, the latest trend to hit Bowditch. Invented in the 1990s by Catherine Hettinger, these items--cubes, fidget spinners, and fidget sticks--are meant to be stress-relieving toys designed to help kids with ADHD and autism stay focused. E...

  • Outside Opinion: Housing in Foster City

    Outside Opinion: Housing in Foster City

    Jared Chou

    May 8, 2017

    As you may have noticed, there are a number of new apartments complexes being built in Foster City near the library and behind International House of Pancakes (IHOP). The goal of the new housing developments is to support the city’s growing population. What are the effects of this construction boom on ou...

    This image is of the model of house they are building in Foster City

  • Music : On Your Mind

    Music : On Your Mind

    Michiaki Sato and Aryana Noori

    February 16, 2017

    Whether it is through band, choir, orchestra, or glee, music has achieved a way to produce a form of beauty, passion and emotion. At Bowditch Middle School, music fills the soul and mind of students, 6 through 8th grade. When you walk through Bowditch in the morning, you can vaguely hear the sound o...

  • Moana


    Jenovia Mistry and Mikayla Wong

    January 11, 2017

          On its opening weekend, Moana topped the Thanksgiving box office by earning $81 million, exceeding the take of many popular movies including Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Doctor Strange, and Trolls.     When Lilo and Stitch came out in 2002, many people loved the movie, even ...

United Airlines

United Airlines

Michael Forman, Author

United Airlines has been hit with a huge backlash because of the recent decisions by their flight crews to kick “disruptive” or “non-compliant” passengers off some flights.   Perhaps the most egregious example was a fl...

June 6, 20172 Comments

Not Enough Sleep?

Mikayla Wong and Michiaki Sato

“If children are not sleeping well, the consequences may be problems with behaviour, attention, learning, and memory," says Dr. Shelly Weiss, author of Better Sleep for Your Baby & Child: A Parent's Step-by-Step Gui...

April 24, 2017No Comments

Kids Gaining Weight

Mikayla Wong and Michiaki Sato

Surprisingly, 17% of teens across the United States are overweight for reasons that may include genetic disorders, stress, and insufficient sleep or exercise. The terms “overweight” and “obese” are often thought t...

April 24, 2017No Comments

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Chris Lee Award

Chris Lee Award

Matthew Korsunsky and Jared Chou

Daniel Korsunsky is the winner of the 2017 Chris Lee Award.

June 9, 2017No Comments

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Are non-restorative punishments fitting for school?

Are non-restorative punishments fitting for school?

Matthew Korsunsky, Jared Chou, and Michael Forman

At Bowditch, there are punishments such as detention, Beautifications, and teacher Intervention Notifications (“yellow forms”) which doesn’t help the school or the student. We wondered if these conse...

June 9, 2017No Comments

Are non-restorative punishments fitting for school?

June 9, 2017

United Airlines

June 6, 2017

Block Schedule Proposal

May 16, 2017

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  • Vegetarian Pizza

      INGREDIENTS Serves 2-3 1 head of cauliflower ½ cup mozzarella, shredded ½ teaspoon dried oregano ½ teaspoon dried basil ½ teas...

  • What A Waste Of Thyme

    Food waste is an issue which is becoming more and more serious. Roughly 1.3 billion tons of the world's food are wasted every year. According to www.w...

  • Strawberry Banana Frozen Yogurt

    Strawberry Banana Frozen Yogurt

  • Rachel Ray and Guy Fieri

    Have you ever watched a competitive cooking show on television and wondered how the competitors ended up there? Well, a couple of years ago one of Bow...

  • Doctor Strange

    Doctor Strange

  • Billboard top ten

    HUMBLE - Kendrick Lamar Kendrick Lamar’s “HUMBLE” is a part of his newest album, DAMN, the biggest release of 2017 so far, with around 6...

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  • The Pact

    The Pact

  • Yes Ve-Gan!

    It is a common misconception that being vegan or vegetarian is the same thing. While similar, these two dietary lifestyles have important differences...

  • Feuds in Music

    Feuds in Music

The Student News Site of Bowditch Middle School
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