The Dolphin Echo

  • I Can’t Hear You!
  • GBMS Super Spellers
  • Faculty Wins Again!
  • The National Geographic Bee is back!
  • GBMS Reading Café is the new craze
  • Toys For Tots collecting through Friday at GBMS
  • The Breeze Battles for Box Tops
  • Tutor-tastic NJHS
  • I Can’t Hear You!

    I Can’t Hear You!

    Claire Heigele, Staff Writer

    January 17, 2019

    “Huh...I can’t hear you over my music,” says almost every kid wearing earbuds at school. Students all over GBMS are wearing earbuds in both ears and it’s starting to affect their safety. Therefore, students have a new rule and must wear only one earbud at a time. This new rule went into...

    HUH? Kate Allen, 8th grade, is working on her history homework and following the new rule for earbuds. This new rule has been in effect since January 7, 2019 and it seems students are already adjusting easily to it. "I think the earbud rule is a good rule because it keeps people safe in the hall," said Kate Allen.

  • GBMS Super Spellers

    GBMS Super Spellers

    Lillian Smith, Staff Writer

    January 11, 2019

    GBMS held its annual spelling bee on Tuesday, December 4. A spelling bee is a competition on who can spell the most words correctly without any errors. Each language arts teacher had a class spelling bee, and the one or two students who got the best score from each period moved on to the school competition....

    8th grade winners: third place-Bianca Gaitman, first place-Jack Miglorisi, and runner up- Kate Turk.

  • Faculty Wins Again!

    Faculty Wins Again!

    Gracie Davis, Staff Writer

    December 20, 2018

    This year, Gulf Breeze Middle School hosted a student- faculty basketball game again. We also hosted a pajama day. With the money from each special event we donated to Hurricane Michael victims who have suffered through the hurricane. The student-faculty basketball game was held on November 16, 2018,...

    8th grade student players watch intently as the game unfolds.

  • The National Geographic Bee is back!

    The National Geographic Bee is back!

    Maya Leshnov, Lead Editor

    December 17, 2018

    The National Geographic Bee is a contest where students across the country compete for title of national champion. In this competition, students taking part must answer a series of geological questions correctly to move on to the next round. For each level the questions are more difficult than the...

    WE WON! The three winners of the 2018 geography bee school finals celebrate their victory! From left to right are Hector Olivier-Huesca, Cooper Carlock, and Rafael Garcia.

  • GBMS Reading Café is the new craze

    GBMS Reading Café is the new craze

    Lily Hoffert, staff writer

    December 13, 2018

    When students need to finish their R.C. book or homework, they can cozy up with breakfast in Ms. Heather Barona’s Reading Café in room 125. Recently, Ms. Barona went to a reading workshop and met a teacher from Woodlawn Beach Middle School who started a reading café which has continued for three...

    The Reading Cafe breakfast cart is open for business for a coffee-house setting.

  • Toys For Tots collecting through Friday at GBMS

    Toys For Tots collecting through Friday at GBMS

    Leila Ammon, Copy Editor

    November 29, 2018

    This Christmas, Gulf Breeze Middle School and the local Optimist club are holding a Marine Toys for Tots drive in the lobby of the school. The goal for Toys for Tots is to donate new unwrapped toys to give to less fortunate kids for Christmas. Donations of new, unwrapped toys are being accepted ...

  • The Breeze Battles for Box Tops

    The Breeze Battles for Box Tops

    Coral Coad, staff writer

    November 28, 2018

    GBMS held a box top competition between all first period classes to help raise money for many school activities. Ms. Tracy’s class of 19 students, who brought in 780 box tops, won. This gave her the biggest participation percentage in the school. They won a donut party, a homework pass for that class,...

  • Tutor-tastic NJHS

    Tutor-tastic NJHS

    Valeria Hanson, Staff Writer

    November 7, 2018

    GBMS tutoring has already begun! On Tuesdays and Thursdays, kids who need help academically can gather in the library accompanied by a teacher and NJHS Scholarship Committee students. NJHS has been tutoring since just last year. Here goes round two!  That same year that NJHS started tutoring, there were almost a hundred kids who qualified for NJHS. So, Ms. Kare...

    TOUGH TEACHING -Connor Devanney, 8th grade, tutors Aiden Twing,8th grade, on tough math. Aiden says, “...they understand me better.”

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Alzheimer’s Awareness; #StrongerTogether

Alzheimer’s Awareness; #StrongerTogether

November 12, 2018

BOO! It’s Halloween!

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October 29, 2018

Stomp out bullying

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Band Limo Lunch 2018
The Great Gulf Coast Arts Festival

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November 27, 2018

Google Hidden Games: Click Into a New Side of Google

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November 12, 2018

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Fantasy Football 2018

Fantasy Football 2018

December 17, 2018

Is college football too predictable?

Is college football too predictable?

December 14, 2018

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The Girl Who Could Not Dream book review

Ava Kesler, guest writer | December 17, 2018

Sunshine State Young Reader Awarded The Girl Who Could Not Dream is a beautiful book written by Sarah Beth Durst. It is about how Sophie’s parents own a secret dream shop, but when many bottles are stolen and her parents go missing, all the clues point to a testy customer. Along with Ethan, a friend from school, her pet Monster, and others they befriend on the way, they work to stop the evil man...

The Maze Runner book review

Meghan Thacker, Managing Editor | December 14, 2018

[DISCLAIMER: this is just a n opinion of an 8th grader. Also, SPOILER ALERTS! This book is classified as young adult and may not be appropriate for all middle schoolers.]  The Maze Runner is a mysterious book that raises many questions among readers. The book starts out with a boy. He wakes up in a metal elevator to a place called the Glade. He has no memory, and he does not know where he...

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