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HMS Pi Day 2017

3.1415926535897... What is that?, PI. On Tuesday, March 14 it was officially PI day at Harvest, and we did many PI related activities such as Hoola-Hooping, PI pudding eating contest, PI relay, PI calculation race and finally reciting PI. In the Hoola-Hooping competition, many competed during milk break, but only three continued to the finals. The finalists were 8th grade Charlie Blanchard, 6th grade Josie Taylor and finally 7th grade Sydney. Unfortunately only one could win at the finals, and ...

NEW CLUB!!!

NEW CLUB!!!

SAMANTHA RAMIREZ, staff writer

There is a  new club forming here in HMS!!!               Derrick Lindenau is the head of a new club called The Board Game Club and he is asking for board game donations that are school approp...

March 20No Comments

Harvest Honor Roll

Harvest Honor Roll

ASHLEY MCDOWELL, staff writer

Many parents say that school is their number one priority. Well, these kids worked hard, studied, and lived up to that expectation. These are the kids who got good enough grades got on the Honor Roll. ...

March 20No Comments

Students Dream Jobs

Students Dream Jobs

JED RUBIN, staff writer

Middle school comes right before high school where you are incredibly close to college. In college, you will have to get a job to support yourself. The unfortunate thing is that not everybody gets a...

March 20No Comments

Classroom life

Classroom life

ASHLEY MCDOWELL, staff writer

There are many students at Harvest Middle School, and they go to their classes every day. So here are some of their favorite teachers, subjects, and the students they would want to have in all their classes...

March 16No Comments

What Sports do kids like at HMS in 2017

What Sports do kids like at HMS in 2017

JORDAN CALDERON, staff writer

I went around asking a few kids what their favorite sport is at harvest middle school, and the data I collected was fabulous!! Jonathan Rivas said that he thinks all sports are very fun in many ways...

March 8No Comments

History of Harvest Middle School

History of Harvest Middle School

Diana Calderon, staff writer

Have you ever wondered what's the whole story behind Harvest Middle School? Well, I really never did but once I actually searched up about it, I was very interested. I learned a whole lot of things that not everyone knows. Starting off, this school - now called Harvest Middle School - was originally named Mayacamas Junior High School because of the area it was located in, which was wi...

February 13No Comments

Harvest Got Talent

Harvest Got Talent

ISABELLA MARGOLIS, Editor

Harvest Got Talent started last year in 2016. Since the event was so successful and creative, teachers have decided to continue on with the annual event, and host another HGT in 2017. The date is set for...

February 13No Comments

Teen girls’ clothes and shoes that are trending right now

Teen girls’ clothes and shoes that are trending right now

DIANA CALDERON, staff writer

Have you ever seen such cute clothes or shoes on someone and wonder where they got them? Well, I obviously have, and one of the stores that I love the most that has pretty trendy clothes and shoes is Charlotte Russe. Some of the clothes that are actually trending right now are listed below:      Shoes :   Clothes : Mock Neck Open Back Crop Top 2. Floral Bib Neck Shift Dress 3. Choker Neck Swing Top 4. Choker Neck Cro...

March 23No Comments

Beat Boxing

Beat Boxing

JUAN SANCHEZ, staff writer

Beat Boxing is a talent where you can make special effects/sounds with your mouth like the k-snare, the lip roll, the siren, the water drop, the bass (different variants are there to), and other things too. You all are probably thinking 'Well why would want do this thing called Beat Boxing?'. It does have a purpose but it's for like impressing your...

March 23No Comments

The Fight for Equal Women’s Rights

The Fight for Equal Women’s Rights

KATIE HAUBOLD, staff writer

On Saturday, over 3 million women gathered all over the world to participate in different marches all over the world. I went to the women's march in Napa, and saw hundreds of people. I didn't plan on going originally, but I ended up going with Sadie Carpenter, Luisa Ortega, Maddie Surh, Berkley Kramer, Citlali Lopez, and Jordan Simi. As we walked...

March 23No Comments

Iditarod

Iditarod

GIANNI SANCHEZ, Staff writer

The Iditarod is a 10,48-mile dog sled race with 70 contenders, Each sled team consists of 15-16 dogs and 1 musher.  Did you know that there is an Iditarod racer that is from here Napa Valley his name is Jeff King, He was born and raised here in Napa Valley California until he graduated high school and left to Alaska seeking adventure, He is now 61...

March 23No Comments

10 most wached Olympic sports

10 most wached Olympic sports

SOPHIA NAILBURG, staff writer

10. Handball 9.Wrestling 8. Table tennis 7. Team volleyball 6. Men's basketball 5. Water polo 4. Women's soccer 3. Swimming 2. Track 1.Women's/men's gymnastics...

March 23No Comments

  • The Memes
Inside the Napa Valley Film Festival 2016

Inside the Napa Valley Film Festival 2016

HAILEY DE LORIMIER, BROOKE KNAUER, ISABELLA MARGOLIS, and NATALIA SANCHEZ

NATALIA ~ My experience at the Napa Film Festival was breathtaking. Getting to interview people who are complete strangers to you, and knowing things about them but they don’t know much about you probably makes it ten times better. You had to have a lot of perseverance going into this no matter ...

November 28

Napa Valley Film Festival 2016

Napa Valley Film Festival 2016

ISABELLA MARGOLIS, Editor

The Napa Film Festival is nearly a week of events where different directors and actors present their movies to judges and at the end of the Festival the best movies and actors and such get awards for their great work and presentations.  This year, 2016, the Festival ran from November 9th- November 1...

November 27

Election day

Election day

Election day was a great day for Trump supporters. Hillary's voters were amazed that Donald won after all the bad things he said. But people have a reason to not vote for Hillary. Trump got a total of 290 electoral votes and Hillary got 232. Although Hillary did get most popular vote, Trump got the required amount of electoral votes. People are hoping...

December 8

If Harvest Middle School Chose the President Who Would Have Won?

If Harvest Middle School Chose the President Who Would Have Won?

SOFIA AYALA and BROOKE KNAUER

  A FEW days before the 2016 Presidential Election we opened a poll that asked the Harvest Middle School students "If you could vote, who would you vote for to become president?"   The poll was anonymous, so the students were able to show their true opinion. We had 58 people vote all together. 4% of the votes went to Evan McMullin 6% of the votes a...

November 17

Girl’s Basketball at HMS

Girl’s Basketball at HMS

KATIE HAUBOLD, staff writer

At Harvest Middle School, there is a girls basketball team with every grade- 6th, 7th, and 8th grade. All of these g...

March 19No Comments

What Sports do kids like at HMS in 2017

What Sports do kids like at HMS in 2017

JORDAN CALDERON, staff writer

I went around asking a few kids what their favorite sport is at harvest middle school, and the data I...

March 8No Comments

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Celebrating New Year’s Day

The Origin of Krampus

What people eat for christmas

Christmas Traditions Around School

Gift Ideas 2016

Christmas=Trash,Trash,& More Trash

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Best Horror Video Games

Top Seven Halloween Movies

Halloween Superstitions

Top Ten Candies for Halloween

Ten Quick Halloween Costumes

HMS Halloween Costume Parade Celebrates Its 10th Year

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Marvel´s Upcoming Movie: Avengers Infinity War: Part-1

Marvel´s Upcoming Movie: Avengers Infinity War: Part-1

Nathaniel Alvelo

The Infinity War comic was published on June 10 in 1992. The comic is a 5 part series. The Avengers are fictional Marvel Comics characters. The Avengers are the ¨Earth´s Mightiest Heroes¨. The Avengers comic was first published on September 10 in 1963. Most of you may or may not know about Thanos....

January 16No Comments

Marvel´s Upcoming Movie: Spider-Man: Homecoming

Marvel´s Upcoming Movie: Spider-Man: Homecoming

Nathaniel Alvelo

Spider-Man is a fictional Marvel Comics character that was published in the comic Amazing Fantasy #15 in the year of 1962 by Stan Lee (writer) and Steve Ditko (artist). As most of you Marvel fans know, Marvel Studios have made a lot of Spider-Man movies. The very first Spider-Man movie was made in 1997 with...

October 2No Comments

Marvel´s Upcoming Movie: Black Panther

Marvel´s Upcoming Movie: Black Panther

NATHANIEL AVELO, Staff Writer

Black Panther is a fictional Marvel Comics character that will be on the big screen again in his own movie. The movie will be shown in all theaters in the U.S in July of 2018. Having being shown in Captain America: Civil War, Black Panther has brought the attention of many Marvel fans. The two main...

September 174 Comments

Unusual Jobs

Unusual Jobs

ALLEN AVILA, Staff Writer

Some people have the most unusual jobs that you'll probably ever see, with unusually large salaries. The first is a horse rider...

October 2No Comments

Most Unusual Pets that People Actually Keep!

Most Unusual Pets that People Actually Keep!

ALYSSA MICHIE, Staff Writer

Whenever you want a pet you think of a dog, cat, or hamster.  But some people think of caring for more exciting animals: Bearded...

October 2No Comments

The top 9 most beautiful places in the world

The top 9 most beautiful places in the world

ASHLEY MCDOWELL, Staff Writer

There are many beautiful places in the world. But 10 of them really stood out and shocked me on how unique they were. The names...

September 221 Comment

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Thanksgiving Traditions

Thanksgiving around the World

Most Popular Thanksgiving Dishes

Most Popular Thanksgiving Pies

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Two-Year Anniversary Of Napa Earthquake

Harvest teacher Mrs. Kvidahl picks through the debris to find her classroom clock frozen at the exact time of the big Napa Quake 2014.

Two-Year Anniversary Of Napa Earthquake

ISABELLA MARGOLIS and HAILEY DE LORMIER

Two years ago, August 25, 2014, at 3:20 A.M. in Napa,...

September 42 Comments

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Magnet Funds Provide Tech and Image Upgrades

Magnet Funds Provide Tech and Image Upgrades

COLE BROWN, AIDAN RAMBLAS, and LANE HARTLESS

Ever since HMS became a magnet school in 2013,  our school has received a lot of money to upgrade our campus. Some of the technology things that have been bought in the past couple of years are the Sharp T...

September 192 Comments

World Traveled IB Student Visits Harvest

World Traveled IB Student Visits Harvest

GRACE LITTLEFIELD, Managing Editor

An International Baccalaureate student visited Harvest on January 16, 2015. His name is Gabriel Kaypaghian, and he and his mom presented pictures and videos of their life in China and other places that...

January 23No Comments

Harvest Hawks Go to Washington Conference

Harvest Hawks Go to Washington Conference

MERCEDES DIAZ and ANDREA GUILLEN

Over the summer, 10 of our HMS teachers went to Washington, D.C., including ... Mrs. Banta, Mrs. Jones, Mr. Paniagua, Ms. Clark, Mr. Flores, Mrs. Abrams, Mrs. Pridy, Mr. Lewis, Ms. Alves, and Mrs.Chandran......

August 22No Comments

  • Harvest IB Grant Funding May 25
  • Harvest Goes International! April 26
Controllable Roaches

Controllable Roaches

ALEXIS VAZQUEZ, Staff writer

A company named "Backyard Brains" created a phone controlled roach. The roaches have an electronic backpack which has a wire connected to their thorax and another one connected to their right and left...

April 144 Comments

iPhone SE?!

iPhone SE?!

NATALIA SANCHEZ

Would you want to buy the iPhone SE? If you were waiting for Apple to put out another 4-inch phone  before you’d upgrade, you’re probably dancing in the streets right now because they have released...

March 3110 Comments

How Far Have Video Games Advanced?

How Far Have Video Games Advanced?

SEBASTIAN ANGEL and JOSE SANTOS TORRES

Many people don't know that video games started in 1958. The first video game was called Pong, s very simplistic sports arcade game. Fast forward to 2015 and we have advanced technology with real looking graphics. We are able to p...

October 82 Comments

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Leonardo DiCaprio finally wins an Oscar

Leonardo DiCaprio finally wins an Oscar

ALEXIS VAZQUEZ

Leonardo DiCaprio was one of the only A-Lister that hasn't won a Oscar, not until Sunday night. He won...

March 9No Comments

The Golden Globe Awards 2016

The Golden Globe Awards 2016

CELESTE O'BRIEN and ZOE SIMOTAS

On January 10th, 2016, the 73rd annual Golden Globes took place in Beverly Hills. English actor, comedian...

January 141 Comment

Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars

CITLALLI CAMACHO, Staff Writer

Do you know who Peter Gene Hernandez is? No, well you might know him as Bruno Mars. He was born on...

May 8No Comments

The Honeymoon Tour

The Honeymoon Tour

JENNIFER LOPEZ, Staff Writer

Well again, Ariana Grande is starting to tour and it's the second part of the Honeymoon tour. There...

May 83 Comments

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Student News Site of Harvest Middle School
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