The Eagle's Call

  • Changing Seasons

    Changing Seasons

    Apollo Oase, Staff Poet

    December 11, 2018

      Squirrels burying acorns Geese heading south Bears hibernating in caves   Colors changing from green to gold to brown Trees shedding their leaves Lakes freezing over   Winter jackets blocking the breeze Daylight shortening Wearing hats, gloves, and scarves ...

  • 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...

  • Overlooked crew shines in the spotlight

    Overlooked crew shines in the spotlight

    Lucy Leiknes, Staff Writer

    November 16, 2018

    Valley Middle School’s play The Neverending Story is now into its performance week, and the entire cast and crew are as busy as ever. All those involved are important, but there is one crew in particular that is especially vital to the success of the play: Tech Crew.  Tech Crew is responsible...

  • At the CC: Mrs. Debby

    At the CC: Mrs. Debby

    Justin Cowan, Staff Writer

    November 15, 2018

    Mrs. Debby is very important to many of the VMSS students who go to the Community Center. They go to hang out and play sports with their friends, or use the playground out front. Whatever they do there, they've seen Mrs. Debby.  Mrs. Debby does not care about what people think of her. When Mrs. Debby wa...

Teacher Feature: Mrs. Schendel
Teacher Feature: Mr. Medina
  • Students invest in Stock Market Game November 15, 2018
  • Party shark scares away Halloween competition November 14, 2018
  • Teacher Feature: Mr. Mathews November 12, 2018
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

The MN Zoo provides year-round fun
At the CC: Mrs. Debby
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

Community dance class provides positive space for students

Community dance class provides positive space for students

October 16, 2018

Middle schoolers dive into high school swimming
The Eagles tackled the season
No more ties in the NFL
Cross country takes a running start
Changing Seasons

Ellie Voge, Quill Editor

Lila Lindberg, Poetry, 7th Grade

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