The Eagle's Call

  • Editorial: Student homework load needs to be reduced

    Editorial: Student homework load needs to be reduced

    Arsen Hanushchak and Ellie Voge

    January 8, 2019

    Many teens agree, and many adults remember, that homework can be frustrating and stressful as well. Almost every single day this school year we have had homework, and we believe we have too much at Valley Middle School of STEM. We have almost always had homework for math ever since 6th grade, but now...

  • Teacher Feature: Mr. Spiegelberg

    Teacher Feature: Mr. Spiegelberg

    Lily Vine, Staff Writer

    January 7, 2019

    Math is an important skill in students' everyday life, and Mr. Spiegelberg teaches it because he struggled with it in middle school. When he arrived in high school, he had an amazing math teacher who turned him around and motivated him to do better. He wants to provide students with opportunities for...

    Photo by: Lily Vine

  • iPads banned at lunch

    iPads banned at lunch

    Anya Gann, Zoey Meier, and Maddie Eng

    January 7, 2019

    At both Lunches 1 and 2, iPads have been taken away except on Fridays. Monday through Thursday, students in these lunches may not use their iPad at the regular tables. They may only use it for homework at the special homework tables. They were taken away around a month ago when Dr. Buchwald stepped on ...

    Photo by Maddie Eng

  • Giving Up

    Giving Up

    Lila Lindberg, Staff Poet

    December 11, 2018

      I’m lying still. In a field of flowers. I’m running fast. Never getting anywhere. So I lie still in a field of flowers. What’s so wrong with giving up?   I’ll tell you.   You will never see the world through your eyes. You will never touch th...

    Artwork by Lila Lindberg

  • Dress code needs to be changed

    Dress code needs to be changed

    Kacee Wells, Opinion Editor

    November 16, 2018

    Have you ever been dress coded? Well, I’m surprised it doesn't happen more because of the extensive dress code policies. I doubt most students have even read the dress code policies; before I wrote this article, I never had. The exact dress code policy states: “School is a place of work. Maintaining the proper l...

Teacher Feature: Mr. Spiegelberg
iPads banned at lunch
  • What are you doing during winter break? December 17, 2018
  • Teacher Feature: Ms. Schendel December 13, 2018
  • Teacher Feature: Mr. Medina December 10, 2018
Editorial: Student homework load needs to be reduced
Dress code needs to be changed

Dress code needs to be changed

November 16, 2018

We should have grade-separated lunches

We should have grade-separated lunches

October 12, 2018

Zoos should be banned

Zoos should be banned

May 31, 2018

Girls should be accepted on boys’ sports teams

Girls should be accepted on boys’ sports teams

April 27, 2018

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

Toys for Tots brightens holiday season
The MN Zoo provides year-round fun
At the CC: Mrs. Debby

At the CC: Mrs. Debby

November 15, 2018

A VMSS Halloween includes variety

A VMSS Halloween includes variety

November 13, 2018

At The CC: Community Center entertains local kids

At The CC: Community Center entertains local kids

October 31, 2018

Local Burnsville charity helps save MN babies

Local Burnsville charity helps save MN babies

October 24, 2018

AVHS girls varsity basketball show off their skills
Middle schoolers dive into high school swimming
The Eagles tackled the season
No more ties in the NFL
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