2018-2019 Staff

Tyler Brodhead

Newspaper Writer

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,...

Matthew Swanenburg

Writer

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 ...

Jeremiah Wiley

Writer

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

Writer

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

Writer

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.

Writer

 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

Writer

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

Writer

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

Writer

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...

Evelyn Lakkala

Writer

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

Writer

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...

Skylar McCauley

Writer

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...

Jack Cashwell

Writer

  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

Writer

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

Writer

 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...

Abby Kirchmaier

Journalist

Hi! My name is Abby and I’m in 8th grade. I have lived in eight different places and move every two years. I was born in Charlottesville, Virginia before moving to Kansas about a year later when my brother was born. He is in 6...

Taniya Love

Staff

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...

Jackson Bates

writer

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 ...

caleb cornelius

writer

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

journalist

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...

Dominick T

staff

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...

Makayla Wilson

staff

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...

Rachel Beck

writter

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...

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