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The Dolphin Echo

  • Look for last issue of the year of The Dolphin Echo on Friday, May 26.

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  • News Briefs
  • Mr. Brandon’s April Message
  • Going Live to the ITV Field Trip!
  • Fine Arts Day
  • Outstanding Oratory
  • GBMS Welcomes Rising 6th Graders with Open Arms!
  • GBMS kicks cancer
  • News Briefs

    News Briefs

    various staff reports

    Decesare Maps His Way to State Steven Decesare recently competed in the state level competition of the National Geographic Bee. Mrs. Considine went along as well. While he didn't advance to the national level this year, Steven had an amazing run! Steven had a positive outlook saying, " I remember that you...

  • Mr. Brandon’s April Message

    Mr. Brandon’s April Message

    Hello Dolphins! We have had a great start to the 4th nine weeks. We had a terrific kickball tournament where we raised a lot of money for cancer. We had our Amazing Dolphin Assembly where we celebrated our students with all A’s on their report cards. Our 6th grade did a wonderful job with their FSAs a...

    photo by Brady Goodman

  • Going Live to the ITV Field Trip!

    Going Live to the ITV Field Trip!

    Lily Sebastian, staff writer

    After a long day of work (or school), people tend to unwind by reclining on the couch and flipping on the TV. While surfing the hundreds upon hundreds of channels, someone will often stumble onto some local news network, like Channel 3 News. People often do not realize however, that the people on the...

    The ITV crew regrouping after the tour of the studios.

  • Fine Arts Day

    Fine Arts Day

    Natalie Grover, staff writer

    Fine Arts Day at the high school for GBMS occurred Thursday, March 30. The purpose of Fine Arts Day was to inform eighth graders of the many elective choices that the upcoming ninth graders can take. Eighth graders walked to the high school gym Thursday morning just as third period began to observe different high s...

  • Outstanding Oratory

    Outstanding Oratory

    Elisa Williamson, Staff Writer

    On Wednesday, March 8, ten contestants, Olivia Ammon, Adrienne Flowers, Mira Helms, Ann Hitpas, Lauren Kent, Kacie May, Madeline Ruffin, Mathew Barrs, Nathan Weber, and Caleb Wooden went to the Gulf Breeze Middle School Library and presented a speech on the topic of "What the World Gains from Optimism."...

  • GBMS Welcomes Rising 6th Graders with Open Arms!

    GBMS Welcomes Rising 6th Graders with Open Arms!

    Erin Mayhew, staff writer

    Do you remember your transition into middle school? Was it extremely simple or very difficult? Well, here at GBMS our administration wanted the incoming dolphins to have the easiest transition possible from elementary to middle school. "We really want them to leave Dolphin Day feeling a little les...

    Incoming 6th graders learn what GBMS has to offer.

  • GBMS kicks cancer

    GBMS kicks cancer

    Natalie Grover, staff writer

    The GBMS annual "Kick Cancer" kickball tournament took place on Thursday, April 6. The kickball tournament raises money for Relay for Life each year. So everyone could enjoy at least part of the beautiful afternoon outside, the school was on an activity schedule (each class cut a little short s...

    The 7th grade L.I.G. celebrates their victory over the 8th grade Black Mambas.

Features

Racing toward the finish line: tips for the last 9 weeks

Racing toward the finish line: tips for the last 9 weeks

Elena Hynes, guest writer

 "The finish line is just the beginning of a whole new race." -Unknown As we begin our last quarter at GBMS, it is important to remember, as this quote says, ending this year is not just the start of (hopefully) an a...

April 20, 2017

Autism Awareness Month

Autism Awareness Month

Callie Burt, staff writer

April is Autism Awareness Month and a good time to highlight this condition that affects so many students. What is autism? According to the Autism Society's website: "Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a complex developmental...

April 19, 2017

GBMS Springs into Testing

GBMS Springs into Testing

James Hu, staff writer/editor/proofreader

With the 2016-17 school year coming to an end, many tests await GBMS students. These tests—reading, math, civics, science, and other classes--will assess the hard work and improvement of GBMS students from throughout the...

April 19, 2017

Titus takes the prize

Titus takes the prize

Raven Price, staff writer

Ms. Titus has been selected as the GBMS Rookie of the Year and surely deserves it! The teachers of the school vote on any teacher teaching less than three years to become the Rookie of the Year. When asked how it feels to...

April 18, 2017

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Sports

Students Dashed to the Track Meet

Students Dashed to the Track Meet

Sophia Sepulvado, Staff Writer/Editor

The 39th annual track meet was held at the high school football field on March 15. Not as many students went this year, but the ones who did said it was really fun. They enjoyed running and hanging out with friends. In...

April 19, 2017

Sabrina Beasley Strikes Back

Sabrina Beasley Strikes Back

Sophia Sepulvado, staff writer/editor

Sabrina Beasley, 6th grade, plays goalie for a travel soccer team called The Breakers. She started playing when she was just four years old, and her team now is winning lots of tournaments. Her team practices on the golf...

April 18, 2017

  • Riley Riggs catches our attention April 18, 2017
  • Josh Etheridge takes the field March 15, 2017
  • Payton Wilson: The Ultimate Athlete March 14, 2017
  • Brame brings it in basketball February 14, 2017

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Spotlight

Conor Rivera Student Spotlight

Conor Rivera Student Spotlight

Elisa Williamson, staff writer

Each day, people are constantly walking, talking, and moving around. However, some people can't do these everyday things as easily as others. Conor Rivera is a 6th grade student in Mrs. Leonard's ESE...

April 18, 2017

Math Master Morgan

Math Master Morgan

Ethan Matthews, Staff Writer

Mrs. Morgan is an outstanding teacher who has been teaching eighth grade math for 12 years. When Mrs. Morgan was young, she didn't actually want to be a teacher. Instead, she wanted to be an astronaut....

April 18, 2017

Sophia Jeffries and Jack Anderson Sing In the Opera Spotlight

Sophia Jeffries and Jack Anderson Sing In the Opera Spotlight

March 14, 2017

SPECHT-ACULAR MR. SPECHT

SPECHT-ACULAR MR. SPECHT

March 14, 2017

Student Spotlight: GBMS Girl Scouts Brighten Up “A Night to Shine”

February 14, 2017

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The student news site of Gulf Breeze Middle School
The student news site of Gulf Breeze Middle School