VolUme 3, Edition 8

Welcome to The LAncer

Welcome to The Lancer, the Niu Valley Middle School digital newspaper. Events, tips, and more! We hope you enjoy!

Test Taking Advice

Here in The Lancer Newspaper Club, we realize that testing is coming up soon. In preparation for this, we would like to share some tips and things that help you prep and test.

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The Power of Music

Have you ever listened to music after a study session to help relax your brain? What about during? Research has shown that music, especially classical music, can help your brain process information more efficiently. It improves your brain’s function, mood, memory, reasoning skills, and reaction time. All of which can indirectly improve studying and/or test-taking skills.

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Going into a new year of school usually requires the choice of a language. And most students will choose what they think will be an easy or just a fun class. “I just need an A.” But what they don’t realize is that there is more being taught than just a language.

Article by Kailani Clark

Tips During the Pandemic

Here at the Lancer Newspaper Club, we have some tips and tricks that can help you better with distance learning, or just in general with this COVID-19 Pandemic still going around. To see the tips, click the SECOND link below

If you have any tips you would like to add, to help fellow students out. Fill this quick form out by clicking the FIRST link below! Your tip can be featured in the next edition posting.

School Events

Here on the Lancer website, we now have a page called School Events. It is updated for every edition to the latest school events at NVMS! To view the page, Click the Link Below!

*Updated: 03/12/21

SAve the earth!

Save the Earth!

What are some ways we can help stop real-world problems?

Click the link to see some problems in this world and possible ways we can help save the Earth

This was written by Isabela Sharp

Student Life

In this edition, 7th grader Shota shared his hobby of playing the ukulele. To see a video of it, click here.

In every edition, we want to feature a hobby that a student has. If you would like to share your hobby on The Lancer, complete this form.

Leadership & Activities

The Leadership Class has established a website for activities that they are setting up. To view their website, Click Here

To view the Leadership Students for this school year, Click Here


Play the latest crossword puzzle here

Choose Love

Quarter 3's Choose Love message focuses on Forgiveness. Forgiving someone can reduce anxiety, stress, and anger. It will help you get rid of past problems and any guilt or shame you may have.