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Five Tips for Doing Well on Your SOLs

By: Liam Eckerman, Journalist
5 tips on how to do well on the SOL.
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How To Prepare for 7th Grade

By: Vi Moore, Journalist
It's a weird transition from 6th grade to 7th grade. You and your friends are split up into different classes and you're forced to make new friends. You'll have 8 separate classes and will have to remember the materials for the class (including homework), where the class is, and what day the class is. And choosing where to sit at lunch is a whole new challenge. But it doesn't have to be that bad, though. Here are a couple tips to help you prepare for 7th grade and the middle school experience.
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TSA Qualifies for State

By: Adelaida Romero, Journalist
The Luther Jackson Middle School TSA team has completed the qualifiers and is moving onto state! Wonder how they did it or just what TSA is? This article covers everything you should know about TSA and our victory!
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The Most Important School Subjects

The Most Important School Subjects

By: Emma Sarria, Journalist
No matter who the person is, everyone always needs to learn about the 4 main school subjects. English, history, science, and math. These subjects are required for every student to learn in order to go to the next grade and have a successful future.
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Reinstating Class Pets

By: Olivia Arnold, Journalist

When you were younger, you might've been lucky enough to have a beloved class pet. However, those beloved pets were left behind in elementary school.  But, why don't we have any class pets for middle...

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Media Communications Elective

By: Sabrina Remy, Journalist
If you're trying to figure out what electives to take, one that students highly recommend is Media Communications.
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Making Friends In A New Environment

By: Khue Vu, Journalist
Making friends in a new school can be both exciting and challenging at the same time. It involves navigating through unfamiliar social landscapes and making connections with unfamiliar faces.
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How To Stay Focused While Studying

By: Emma Sarria, Journalist
Almost everyone gets distracted while studying or doing homework. If you are one of those people and need help staying focused, here are seven tips to ensure maximum productivity!
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Advice for Rising 7th Graders

By: Sabrina Remy, Journalist
If you're a 6th grader or rising 7th grader who is starting middle school soon, you're probably pretty nervous about it. So, to help you feel more prepared, these are the top 10 tips for how to succeed in middle school.
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School Dress Code

By: Reema Alngash, Journalist
The FCPS dress code is all about making sure students dress in a way that is appropriate and respectful. It's important to wear clothing that doesn't distract others or cause disruptions in the learning environment.
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Student Opinions: Staggered Dismissal

By: Nathan Shirley, Journalist
Last year, staggered dismissal became a new policy at Luther Jackson Middle School. The new policy had students dismissed by the hallway that they were in instead of the whole school being dismissed at the same time. Quite a bit of people were annoyed by this, but why? 
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