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Kaylee Hungate watches Back to School Night with her mom.
Reinventing Back to School Night
Zack Smith, Reporter • September 24, 2021

Principal Flowers started the night off with a welcome back message.“Hello Aviara Oaks Families. This is your proud principal Mrs. Flowers. Welcome to Back to School Night!” After a full year of virtual classrooms, we decided to keep the virtual world going, so parents could get a glimpse of our world without coming on campus.   “I think it’s cool that my parents are going to see...

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Students cheering for a growth mindset.
It’s All in Your Mind
Claire Otten, Reporter • September 24, 2021

As people in the world go on day by day, something that helps them adapt to new things and make a difference is a Growth Mindset. People with growth mindsets commit to challenges and are willing to learn from mistakes to better their abilities. “I think a growth mindset is someone who pays attention and ask questions during class” (Peyton Olson - Gr.6) Unlike fixed mindsets, growth mindsets...

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ASB students helping out during registration.
This is ASB
Isabella Jayne, Reporter • September 24, 2021

Many students new to middle school may not know what ASB does. But our student body officers are working hard for the campus before school even starts. ASB President, Malaya Villalpando is our ASB President, Katharine Emmons is the Vice President, Suhani Singh is Treasurer, and Belen Chavez is secretary. There are a lot of ways that ASB impacts our communitie all year long. Malaya explains, “We...

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Students having fun at the New Student Ice Cream Social put on by WEB.
There’s Nothing Like Ice Cream to Break the Ice
Alex Reigle, Reporter • September 16, 2021

Last week, we had a special event called an Ice Cream Social.   It was held by Web and was to help introduce the new 7th and 8th graders to our school. “Some have moved from different states. Some may have left for a year and come back. We just try to make them feel comfortable, and make sure you know this is kind of like their secondary home.” (Gr.8, William Millett) The Web leaders set up...

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Students signing up for clubs on campus during Club Rush.
It’s All About Connecting
Claire Otten, Reporter • September 9, 2021

AOMS clubs are giving students a new way to hang out after school and make friends. “Club Rush is when all the students go at brunch and look at the clubs.” (Gr. 8, Carly Jordan) The school is offering a wide variety of clubs, including some student made clubs. “My club is a crystal club and in that club, you will be trading crystals and showing your own crystals off.” (Gr. 8, Rocco Devlin)...

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Advisory class doing a restorative circle.
It’s Not Quite What It Used To Be
Graye Phillips, Reporter • September 9, 2021

Over the past few school years, advisory classes have drastically changed since before covid.  “In 6th grade it was just us doing what we needed to do, like our homework and stuff.” (Gr. 8, Tali Conca) Then, last year, when we were doing distance learning, we started filling out weekly check-ins so that the counseling department could see how we were doing. “Advisory’s a lot different...

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Students take a first look at their schedules for the year.
And So It Begins
September 2, 2021

Registration brings many different expectations and feelings of excitement. For 6th graders it is, “...the campus.” (Gr. 6 - Richie Villaobos), “It’s big. It’s a little overwhelming, but I really don’t know where all my classes are yet.” (Gr. 6 Malia Elkins ) and the change from elementary. “I’m excited because I’m going to learn a new school.” (Gr. 6 - Cole Martinson) “It just...

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WEB leaders pose for pictures with their Webbies.
It Is Time for the Orient Express!
Colton Gilley, Producer • September 2, 2021

Incoming 6th graders came flooding the Aviara Oaks Middle School campus for orientation with many feelings of excitement. “Well, it seems like a bigger campus, more people, different classes.” (Gr.6, Casper Schofield)  “I'm excited for 6th grade and because I think it's a lot bigger and it's going to be harder to learn all the classes, and that's a lot different from elementary school.” (Gr.6,...

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WEB leaders study their scripts for 6th grade Orientation
WEB is Still Here!
Alex Reigle, Producer • September 2, 2021

Web leaders are always there to help out six graders whenever they need it. But you might not know how they became such great leaders. “We are learning teamwork skills.” (Gr. 8, Annika Heieck) “So far I learned how to make kids comfortable while coming to school by doing activities, it's fun.” (Gr. 8, Jacob Crocker)  Sadly, we were not able to have web leaders for last year's 6th graders,...

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Where Is the Human Touch?
Alyssa Sanders, Reporter • May 22, 2020

May 20, 2020 - As this quarantine has gone on, my family has gotten more used to it, and more use to seeing each other every day. At the beginning of quarantine, it felt like time was going by so slow. But now, it feels normal, and days are passing by quicker. One problem that has been occurring lately for me is my free time. I don’t really have much to do anymore because I have done everything that...

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