Feb. 2017 
The Student-Run Online News Source of Stone Hill Middle School 

Stingray Staff Spotlight

  • Meet Art Teacher Mrs. Struder by Uddipta S. Mrs. Struder is an art teacher here at Stone Hill Middle School. She has been teaching for eight years and graduated from college in 2009. She sponsors both the Yearbook and Art Clubs here at Stone Hill. How do you like interacting and getting to know more and more people every year?That’s my favorite thing about my job. I like to ask strange and wacky questions to my students because that’s where you get the best answers. My goal is usually to sit down at every table and talk to my kids about their weekend or their lives. It makes it a little better than sitting behind a desk everyday.Do you have any special talents? Well ...
    Posted Mar 13, 2017, 12:43 PM by Erica Garman
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Word of the Week

  • conspicuous /kənˈspikyo͞oəs/ (adjective) conspicuous /kənˈspikyo͞oəs/(adjective)standing out so as to be clearly visibleExample Sentence:The skunk had a conspicuous spinal stripe.
    Posted Mar 13, 2017, 12:54 PM by Erica Garman
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Features

  • Spring Break Ideas? Try Puerto Rico! by Malmar K. Looking for a fun place to go for Spring Break? Suggest that your family visit Puerto Rico! Not only are there beautiful and clean beaches there for lounging or water ...
    Posted Mar 13, 2017, 1:09 PM by Erica Garman
  • App Review: Clash Royale by Malhar K. Clash Royale is a popular game developed by a company named Supercell. The game was released on January 4, 2016. It has been published by Supercell, too. The genre is ...
    Posted Mar 7, 2017, 2:59 PM by Erica Garman
  • What's Your Exit Plan? by Brianna E. Exit Plan- An Escape Room Adventure is located in Leesburg, VA, and it is a really cool escape room place where you have to work with your team to solve ...
    Posted Mar 7, 2017, 2:52 PM by Erica Garman
  • This is My Monster Jam by Brianna E. Do you like ATVs (all-terrain vehicles)? Quad buggies? Do you love monster trucks? Then the Monster Jam show is for you!On January 29, 2017 my family and I ...
    Posted Feb 13, 2017, 1:18 PM by Erica Garman
  • In DC Over Break? Check Out These Sites! by Uddipta S. & Manu J.     As our nation’s capital, Washington D.C. has many events and museums for the public to enjoy. Many of these museums are hundreds of years old, while others are ...
    Posted Nov 28, 2016, 1:43 PM by Erica Garman
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Club & Activity News

  • Oh The Drama! by Srilakshmi M.     The Drama Club is a behind-the-scenes activity filled with tons of enthusiastic young actors and artists. Run by Ms. Duquette (7th grade science teacher) and Ms. Zahora (7th ...
    Posted Mar 13, 2017, 12:44 PM by Erica Garman
  • Exciting Elaborate Engineers by Vaishnavi R. There is a new club this year at Stone Hill called the Rube Goldberg Club sponsored by Ms. Dewees, an 8th grade science teacher. In this club, students learn important ...
    Posted Dec 12, 2016, 1:00 PM by Erica Garman
  • Try This SHMS Word Search Puzzle! by Abhinav G.
    Posted Dec 5, 2016, 1:03 PM by Erica Garman
  • Stone Hill Singers to Represent at All-District Chorus by Tharini S.     Auditions were held for Loudoun County’s All-District Chorus on Monday, November 7 at Harmony Middle School.    Students auditioned for the parts of soprano, alto, tenor, and bass. There ...
    Posted Nov 28, 2016, 1:11 PM by Erica Garman
  • Varsity VEX's First Scrimmage by Geetika K. VEX Robotics is an international organization where teams design, build, and program robots from scratch.  Eighteen teams from Stone Hill, sponsored by Mr. Kaylor (SHMS Tech Ed teacher) and supported ...
    Posted Dec 5, 2016, 3:47 PM by Erica Garman
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