2018-2019 Staff

Matthew Swanenburg

The Tabb courtyard is a beautiful getaway for students, located near the TMS art room. For newspaper class, me and my classmates were given the chance to look around said courtyard and examine all of its beauty.  The Tabb ...

Tyler Brodhead

James the Wolf, also called Mr. Midnight, turns on the police siren. He drifts a sharp turn, hitting the gas pedal to get closer to the suspect. James runs into the left corner of the suspects’ car, spinning the car out. James...

Evelyn Lakkala

About two years ago, in 2232, three different animals were crossbreed, creating an entirely new species. The seagull, cockroach, and a raccoon. They are known as the seaocoon. A German scientist, by the name of Adolf Schwan, c...

Evelyn Lakkala

The Tabb courtyard is an extraordinary place. You enter it by going out the Art Room’s backdoor. It’s in the middle of TMS, surrounded by classrooms and windows. It’s a rectangular shape, 50 by 100 feet. The purpose is...

Evelyn Lakkala

According to dictionary-dot-com, a T-shirt is defined as a short-sleeved casual top, generally made of cotton, having the shape of a T when spread out flat. The T-shirt I am wearing is a piece of Supernatural merchandise that I g...

Evelyn Lakkala

“Hey, kids!” Binky the clown yells, “Here’s what Evelyn wants as her dream home.” I imagine my dream home, more so an apartment, to be in New York because of the weather and how diverse it is. I want to live near...

Evelyn Lakkala

“Hey, kids!” Binky the clown says. “Do you ever wish you could make your own school? Here’s what Evelyn believes to be the perfect school.” My version of a perfect school is a virtual school with many kids and we’d...

Tyler Brodhead

The perfect school. I bet every single kid has had a thought in their school and said in their head, “If I was running things here, it would be so much better.” I’ve had this thought and most likely almost every student...

Rachel

In 2025, I will have a stable job to own a good house to have a family. I want to aim for marriage with kids, I don’t want my house to big but I would like it to have 5/6 room 1 each for my kid, one for me and 2 extras for family...

Tyler Brodhead

Today I interviewed Mrs. Aliff’s art class called, “Sculpting and Design.” I recorded some of the details in the classroom, explained what project they are doing at the current moment, and interviewed some of the students...

Evelyn Lakkala

Have you ever wondered how people in the field of forensic science got their start? Well, on February 15th, 2019, I chose to observe the forensic science class to see how they got their start. I was nervous, yet very excited to...

Tyler Brodhead

Lockers are used for many ways to put things in and to stay organized. A locker is a space that usually has a lock that you can put your supplies into. Locker being named, “Locker” because it obviously contains a lock and...

Matthew Swanenburg

Hello, my name is Matthew. I’m in 8th grade here at TMS, and I was born in Reston, Virginia, on March 3rd, 2005. At a very young age, my family moved from Reston to Newport News, which is where we live now. I have a sister ...

Tyler Brodhead

Hey. My name is Tyler B, and let’s say my life has had a lot of weird and interesting things. I had plenty of mess ups and good things happen to me. (More mess ups) I myself am okay with it and used to it. I was born in Virginia,...

Dominick T

Hi, my name is Dominick Turner and I am almost 15 years old. I am an 8th grader at Tabb middle school. My favorite hobbies are riding dirtbikes, shooting, playing videogames, and most of all, playing Ice Hockey. I also enjoy spen...

Rachel Beck

My name is Rachel, I go to Tabb middle I’ve been to 6 other schools. I have 8 siblings I live with 5 of them, my step dad is in the navy he has been since high school, my mom doesn’t work she stays at home and takes care of...

Jeremiah Wiley

I am Jeremiah. I am 13 years old I live somewhere in Virginia. I am an athlete. I play basketball, football, and baseball. I have lived in Virginia for 2 years and I moved from Hawaii. I have 3 brothers and no sisters. In my free ti...

Kendall Hay

Hello my name is Kendall H and I used to have 1cat while my parents had 2 cats and a dog, when I was about 3 years old. But one of the cats ran away for 2 weeks and found squished on the middle of the road. When I was about 7,...

John Pelofske

My name is JT P. I currently live in Yorktown VA, but I was born in Richmond. At the age of three my mom, dad, sister, and I moved to San Angelo Texas. We stayed there for seven years, and my mom, sister, and I moved back to Yorktown...

Drew Colen Jr.

 My name is Drew. I’m 14 years old. I am an 8th grade and I go to TMS. I am an athlete who plays football and basketball. I spend most of my time playing videogames, sports, and writing. I have two little sisters. I was bo...

Jarren Tucker

Hello, my name is Jarren T. I’m a student at Tabb Middle School. I currently live in Virginia. I am not zoned for Tabb, but decided to come here anyways, because I have a lot of friends at this school. My favorite class here...

Ariyana Gillie

Hi my name is Ariyana G., I’m in the 7th grade and I have been a straight A student all my life. I LOVE hanging out with my family! I have the most amazing parents ever I could never emphasize my love for my parents enough! Th...

Joshua Jones

Hi my name is Joshua jones and this is a little autobiography about me. I grew up on the bad side of Newport News or you could call it the projects. It was a pretty bad place but I adventully got out of there but the things that...

Jackson Bates

Hello my name is Jackson B and I’m in 8th grade. I’m an only child and I have two dogs. My hobbies are golf, video games, and making YouTube videos. My hobby of making videos started when I was six years old, I used to ...

Evelyn Lakkala

Hello, my name is Evelyn, but I go by my middle name, which is Rachel. I was born in Italy and have lived in Arizona, Hawaii, Germany, and now here, Virginia. Germany was one of the greatest places I’ve ever lived. Though it...

Liberty Long

Hi, I’m Liberty. I’ve lived in 4 different states, Iowa, Washington, Florida, and Virginia. I was born in Iowa. When I moved to Washington my younger brother was born, he is 7 years old now. In Florida, I played soccer for...

Makayla Wilson

I just moved here to Virginia from Guam, and it was a big change. Meeting new people for the first time is always fun for me.  I’ve lived in five places so far (California, Mississippi, Idaho, Guam, and now Virginia). I was...

Taniya Love

Hello, my name is Taniya, I am a student at Tabb Middle, I am in a class where we write about school events, and other activities, for the school newspaper. I love to run track, sing, dance, and hangout with my friends and family. I’ve...

Skylar McCauley

My name is Skylar M. I have moved around quite a bit during grade school. Firstly, moving from North Carolina to Alabama. Then from Alabama to Kansas; Kansas to Texas; and finally, Texas to Virginia. My interests are mostly...

caleb cornelius

Hello my name is Caleb c. and today we are talking about me. I was born in Alabama and lived there for five years. We moved to Virginia when I was six because my mom married a naval officer. My hobbies are skating and singing....

Elizabeth Dinh

Hello, my name is Elizabeth. I’m in 8th grade and I go to Tabb Middle School. My favorite subject in school is science and my least favorite is gym. My favorite subject is science because we get to do cool labs and experiment...

Jack Cashwell

  I was born on a frigid winter evening in Midlothian, a suburb of Richmond, Virginia, to Jennifer and David Cashwell. At the time of my birth, I had one older brother who was four years old. He’s always been a good...

Kadence Butte

My name is Kadence, and I’m in 8th grade. I have lived in 4 different places because of my family being military. One of my favorite places I have lived was Italy. I loved their culture, and their food. I have so many good ...

Jamal Thomas

 My name is Jamal I'm African American and Indian. I am in the eighth grade, I go to Tabb Middle School, I have been in the York county area my whole life. I play football, basketball for my middle school and run track for t...

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