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The Dolphin Echo

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  • Welcome back to school! Have a great year!

  • News Briefs
  • 2017 World Press Freedom Day
  • 8th graders celebrate at annual awards ceremony
  • The Wait is Over!
  • NJHS Takes On a New Generation of Leaders
  • State History Fair
  • Principal’s End-of-Year Message
  • News Briefs

    News Briefs

    various staff reports

    GBMS Creates an Escape Room Throughout the past few months, Mrs. Freeman’s gifted class has been working diligently on developing an escape room at GBMS, after learning from their field trip to Escape on Palafox in the previous year. An escape room is where people solve a series of complex puzzle...

  • 2017 World Press Freedom Day

    2017 World Press Freedom Day

    Cara Zimmer, staff writer

    On May 3rd, the United Nations General Assembly's proclaimed holiday, World Press Freedom Day, was celebrated. The holiday was created December 1993. The UN decided that the day would be dedicated to celebrating how essential the press and its freedom is, hence the name World Press Freedom Day. Press ...

  • 8th graders celebrate at annual awards ceremony

    8th graders celebrate at annual awards ceremony

    Natalie Grover, staff writer

    The 8th grade award ceremony took place the morning of Friday, May 26. All of eighth grade gathered in Gulf Breeze Middle School's cafeteria. Well dressed, the students poured into the room anxious to be recognized for their hard work. Parents of award winners also attended the ceremony in order to celebrate...

    The 2016-2017 GBMS Top Ten proudly show their awards. From left, in order from 10-1 are Nicole Gillis, Lauren Kent, Ashley Wu, Max Mateer, Mathias Gast, Madelyn Branning, Lauren Thompson, Peyton Redmyer, Landon Nelson (Salutatorian), and Sarah Beth Ware (Valedictorian).

  • The Wait is Over!

    The Wait is Over!

    Erin Mayhew, staff writer

    The school year is getting to that time again where sands begin to shift at GBMS. This means that all year the yearbook staff has been capturing little snapshots of our time as dolphins. The name of our yearbook is Shifting Sands, the longtime title of the book in all its different forms. This year the...

  • NJHS Takes On a New Generation of Leaders

    NJHS Takes On a New Generation of Leaders

    Landon Nelson, staff writer

    May 18th marked the initiation of a new group of 97 students to lead the school in the form of the National Junior Honor Society. In the school cafeteria, a ceremony was held to properly welcome the students. The inductees were read the principles of NJHS—character, service, leadership, citizenship,...

    The NJHS inductees wait expectantly before the ceremony begins.

    Brady Goodman

  • State History Fair

    State History Fair

    Neil Hanson, staff writer

    The state history fair happened this year May 7 through 9. Only few students went with Mrs. Freeman to the state history this year: Stewart Fulford, Hailey Ward, Max Mateer, Grace Mims, Naomi Kane and Riley Coates, Eric Morales, and Abby Driskell. . Max and Grace are two of the lucky few who get...

  • Principal’s End-of-Year Message

    Principal’s End-of-Year Message

    Hello Dolphins, Wow, I cannot believe the year is almost over!  We have had great year in 2016-2017.  The students have been wonderful and we are so lucky to have such a great school.  We have three important folks that are retiring this year.  Mrs. Considine, Mrs. Schluter, and Mrs. Sharp will...

    photo by Brady Goodman

Features

Happy Trails, Friends!

Happy Trails, Friends!

Callie Burt, staff writer

Each year, there are teachers who retire or move to a different school. This year we have faculty and staff members who are leaving our school. The people who are retiring are Mrs. Sharp, Mrs. Schluter, and Mrs. Considine,...

May 31, 2017

Relay for Life

Relay for Life

Erin Mayhew, staff writer

“We live in a community where so many have been touched by the disease.” states Mrs. Barona. Cancer is a disease that affects many families in Gulf Breeze. Relay for Life is a program that helps greatly in raising money...

May 30, 2017

FSPA Fun

FSPA Fun

Ashlyn Arnold, Staff Writer

FSPA (Florida Scholastic Press Association) is an annual Scholastic journalism convention for students in Florida with around 1,300 attendees. This year, 14 students from Mrs. Player's newspaper and yearbook classes took...

May 30, 2017

Cool Plans for a Hot Summer

Cool Plans for a Hot Summer

Sophia Sepulvado, staff writer/editor

School lets out every year in the beginning of summer for a few months. Some people go on vacation, travel, hang out with friends, be with family or just stay at home during summer vacation. Here are a few things on some D...

May 30, 2017

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Sports

Natalia Dances Her Way to The Top!

Natalia Dances Her Way to The Top!

Raven Price, staff writer

Dancing is a very difficult sport to pick up and takes a lot of training, practice, and dedication. One would have to truly love dancing in order to be the best he or she can be. Natalia Dadisman, 7th, is one of many ...

May 30, 2017

Preston Harvey, the next Babe Ruth?

Preston Harvey, the next Babe Ruth?

Brady Goodman, staff writer

Imagine stepping up to bat at the last game of the season. There is a full count of 2 strikes and 3 balls with 2 outs in the game and you’re losing by 2 runs. The game is about to end, the pitcher throws the ball, and you...

May 30, 2017

  • Students Dashed to the Track Meet April 19, 2017
  • Sabrina Beasley Strikes Back April 18, 2017
  • Riley Riggs catches our attention April 18, 2017
  • Josh Etheridge takes the field March 15, 2017

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Spotlight

Magnificent Mr. Mills

Magnificent Mr. Mills

Ashlyn Arnold, Staff Writer

Mr. Mills is a seventh and eighth history and civics teacher who has been a teacher for 20 years. He grew up in Jay Florida, and says his inspiration to start teaching is because enjoys what he does. He...

May 30, 2017

Michael Werner Student Spotlight

Michael Werner Student Spotlight

Elisa Willliamson, Staff Writer

The Spring Band Concert is a concert that "displays the talents of 250 middle school musicians and brings joy to people." This year, one student definitely displayed his talent. Michael Werner, 8th gr...

May 30, 2017

Conor Rivera Student Spotlight

Conor Rivera Student Spotlight

April 18, 2017

Math Master Morgan

Math Master Morgan

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

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