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  • October 1910/30 Travis Ranch Vocal Music Fundraiser

  • October 1910/23- 10/27 Red Ribbon Week

  • September 15Starts 10/30 We Scare Hunger Food Drive

  • The New Kids in Town

    The New Kids in Town

    Olivia Derby, Photojournalist

    October 9, 2017

    School can be a crazy roller coaster for the new students at Travis Ranch Middle School. The ups of being a new kid: projecting the person students have always wanted to be, they have a fresh start. The downs of being new: not knowing anyone can be very lonely at times, remembering their old friends...

    New students like Payton Allen (left) and Brianne Lafraeur (right) are finding the adjustment to middle school easier with each other.

    Olivia Derby

  • Mr. Versatility

    Mr. Versatility

    Stephanie Weitzman, Photojournalist

    June 8, 2017

    A “Spongebob Squarepants” guru and video game expert, Mr. Plunkett is an all around great educator and person to hang out with. You may have even seen this “Mario Kart” expert play as the lead guitarist at a concert or two with his former band, The Rambles. Having been teaching at Travis Ranch...

  • Travis Colorguard Finishes Fourth at Championships

    Travis Colorguard Finishes Fourth at Championships

    Olivia Hume, Photojournalist

    May 22, 2017

    The Travis Ranch Colorguard finished their year by placing 4th at the District’s Exhibition Show, on Wednesday April 18th at Huntington Beach High School. The inspired performance left them just .45 points out of 3rd. Throughout the school year, this team of 20 6-8th grade girls performed to the...

    Travis Ranch Color Guard poses for one last picture before getting there fourth place results.

    Melissa Schnakenburg

  • WE Got This

    WE Got This

    Stephanie Weitzman and Regan Adams

    May 2, 2017

    Every year around the world, numerous students, celebrities, and emotional speakers come together in several locations to participate in the annual WE Day. This year, Travis Ranch WE Club participated in the WE Day that took place on April 27, 2017 at the Los Angeles Forum with several other schools...

    WE Club members pose for a picture after handing out all of their canned food and hygiene products collected from WE Scare Hunger.

    WE Club Member

  • Just a Reminder

    Just a Reminder

    Julia Hunter and Isabella Sparks, Photojournalists

    May 1, 2017

    As we begin to move closer to the end of the 2017-18 school year, eighth graders are expected to display proper Trailblazer behavior in order to avoid severe consequences. On April 19, 2017, Vice Principal Young, expressed traits regarding preparation and behavior issues required before the year ends....

    Mr. Young explains the expectations that remain for eighth graders in preparation for the end of the year.

    Isabella Sparks

Health Care Bill Rejected

Dylan Shube, Journalist

On the 23rd of March, in Washington, D.C., the Republican Party was unsuccessful to repeal and replace Obamacare, or Affordable Care Act, with AHCA, or American Health Care Act. Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan, believes...

April 20, 2017No Comments

Teacher Feature

Teacher Feature

Stephanie Weitzman, Photojournalist

Travis Ranch Middle School is in a family friendly community made up of great students and staff such as Mrs. Bremer. Having taught US history among other subjects for twelve years Mrs. Bremer makes learning enjoyable which...

September 29, 2016No Comments

Winning at a Cost

Winning at a Cost

Max Boone and Ethan Pocci, Journalist

The idea that Olympic athletes pay a price for all their hard work in preparing for their events every four years, has taken on new meaning as reported by USA Today. The Rio Olympics have come and gone and while the United...

September 28, 2016No Comments

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Angels News and Notes

Angels News and Notes

Parker Bladow, Journalist

The Twins rallied with 3 runs in the 9th to beat the Halos 4-2. The loss ended a mild two game win streak. Albert Pujols is still stuck on 599 home runs and will look to get to the 600 home run plateau as the Angels continue...

May 25, 2017No Comments

  • Having a Ball May 22, 2017
  • Trailblazers Shine in 3rd Annual District Track Meet May 12, 2017
  • Local Hoops Star Makes Good Back East April 24, 2017
  • Dedicated From the Waves Up April 18, 2017

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Step Right Up Superhero

Olivia Kenney and Olivia Hume

Travis Ranch School held its annual carnival on the 19th with a theme of Superheroes at the Carnival Zoo at Travis. It involved students of all ages and had everything you could think of to have a great...

May 25, 2017No Comments

Knott Just Another Field Trip

May 22, 2017

Free Time Favorite

April 17, 2017

Break Time

Break Time

April 17, 2017

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The student news site of Travis Ranch Middle School
The student news site of Travis Ranch Middle School