The Eagle's Call

  • Dogsledding on a snow day

    Dogsledding on a snow day

    Apollo Oase, Poetry, 7th Grade

    April 19, 2018

    Outside Branches bend down from the snow Streets covered in white. Excited huskies howl in my backyard Ready to run.   I harness the dogs And attach the gang line To the sled while the dogs jump in the air. Excited huskies howl in the street Ready to run.   And ...

    Photo by Apollo Oase

  • Ms. McNown brightens students’ lives through art

    Ms. McNown brightens students’ lives through art

    Emma Overholser, Breaking News Editor

    April 18, 2018

    Did you know that VMSS is the only school that has the art push-in program? That’s one of the reasons why our new art teacher, Ms. McNown came to Valley Middle! She had taught for three years at a high school in North Minneapolis, and then for another 6 years in Wisconsin before that. “It’s very pro...

    This is the outcome of the seventh graders' crystal-growing project.

    Photos courtesy of Ms. McNown

  • Caged

    Caged

    Kendra Engelbrecht, Fiction, 8th Grade

    April 11, 2018

    There's a certain energy that can be felt in the pet store at night.  It's when the hamster cage awakens. Sounds of exercise wheels and loud squeaks echo throughout the building.  Martin, a small tan hamster digs his way out of the tunnel he had built. His bedding materials were beginning to be very dirty...

    Artwork by Maddy Mortinson

Eagle Pride winners show responsibility and discipline in school
Kindness Project shows great potential at VMSS
  • Valley students protest for stricter gun laws March 15, 2018
  • Technology advancing at VMSS March 8, 2018
  • AskM: Handling a new bullying style March 1, 2018

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Schools should have later start times

Schools should have later start times

April 18, 2018

Editorial: Arming teachers is not the answer

Editorial: Arming teachers is not the answer

March 2, 2018

VMSS should add higher-level classes

VMSS should add higher-level classes

January 18, 2018

VMSS needs an LGBTQ+ support club

VMSS needs an LGBTQ+ support club

January 5, 2018

Better background checks needed for gun ownership

Better background checks needed for gun ownership

December 20, 2017

True respect requires action

True respect requires action

December 20, 2017

Phones should be allowed in school

Phones should be allowed in school

December 13, 2017

Dance team dominates halftime
Valley wrestlers win district tournament
Why is Russia’s flag not in the Olympics?

Why is Russia’s flag not in the Olympics?

February 23, 2018

First-year basketball players have enjoyable season

First-year basketball players have enjoyable season

December 22, 2017

Valley Middle 8th grader wins championship

Valley Middle 8th grader wins championship

December 7, 2017

Dogsledding on a snow day

Kendra Engelbrecht, Fiction, 8th Grade

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