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6th Grades Final PBL Project

6th Grades Final PBL Project

Sophia Taylor, Co-Editor in Cheif June 5, 2023

That’s right! 6th successfully completed their second PBL project and showcased their restaurants on May 15 through the 16th. Then the finalists were announced at the end of the sixth period on Tuesday....

8th Grade PBL Final Showcase

8th Grade PBL Final Showcase

Nathalia Rabanales June 2, 2023

On May 3rd at 5 pm in Dana Middle School the top five finalists in 8th-grade magnet got to present their projects and presentations to the many families. All the roller coasters from the 8th-grade magnet...

The S.T.E.A.M Gala

The S.T.E.A.M Gala

Sophia Taylor, Co-Editor in Chief April 19, 2023

The S.T.E.A.M Gala, what is it? Why do we have it? The S.T.E.A.M Gala is an event hosted yearly by the district to celebrate students throughout Region South in science, technology, engineering, arts,...

Future City Competition

7th Grade PBL Final Night

Andrew Cardenas, Author April 17, 2023

     The 7th-grade magnet students have been working hard for this final night on 4/20. The 7th-grade PBL project is about creating a sustainable innovative city 100 years in the future using sustainable...

Physics Day at Knotts

Physics Day at Knotts

Nathalia Rabanales March 29, 2023

The 8th-grade Knotts trip was something that most of the 8th-graders were excited about since day one. And now the trip is over. Though it might be sad the day went by so fast we still accomplished many...

8th Grade PBL Highlights

8th Grade PBL Highlights

Nathalia Rabanales March 13, 2023

Imagine building something by a deadline. That can be very stressful, especially if it has to function. Well, that's what's happening to the 8th graders at Dana Middle School, they have been working hard...

Coasters That Broke Records

Coasters That Broke Records

Nathalia Rabanales February 24, 2023

You all might know that 8th graders in magnet have been building their roller coasters for the contest at Knotts berry farm. And on the topic of roller coasters let's talk about the roller coasters that...

Top 5 Tallest Roller Coasters

Top 5 Tallest Roller Coasters

Andrew Cardenas, Author February 14, 2023

Kingda Ka the tallest roller coaster in the world opened on May 21, 2005, in Six Flags Jackson, New Jersey. It is also the 2nd world's fastest roller coaster. Anyone who wants to ride must be at least...

Mr. Salceda Interview

Andrew Cardenas, Author January 31, 2023

     Many people know the 7th-grade math teacher Mr. Salceda, but did you know that his favorite subject is math? What a coincidence. I interviewed Mr. Salceda to see his answer to some questions. The...

The Berry Farm we are all Excited to go to

Lilly Gladich and Nathalia Rabanales January 30, 2023

   It's a new year, and 8th-grade PBL projects are close to an end. Decorations are in progress, along with finishing the build. March 16th is the date for the Knott’s Berry farm trip on...

Future Cities Competition is Soon, are the Groups Ready?

Sophia Taylor, Author December 15, 2022

Even though the 7th grade is busy with their projects, 3 groups are counting down the days before their presentation. Let me explain. On November 15th, 2022 10 groups presented their presentations to the...

The Secret to Successful Roller Coasters!

The Secret to Successful Roller Coasters!

Nathalia Rabanales, Author November 29, 2022

Do you like roller coasters? Do you like riding them? What about designing roller coasters? Well, that's what the STEAM Magnet 8th graders are doing right now at Dana Middle School. The 8th-graders...

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