masoninthemiddle has written 84 posts for Mason In The Middle

Pets Being Left in the Rain, Owners Feel the Need to Help

Emily Keith and Lina Mezhvinsky | Staff Writers Jillian Denman, Sierra Paine and her dogs have a ball at Stroll for Strays! Pets being left in the hurricane leaves owners and pets dejected, even sadder than the shape the hurricane has left the towns in. Hurricane Harvey and Irma both affected parts of the U.S.A. … Continue reading

Walkathon Raises Record Funds, Unites Houses

Emma Echler and Grace McKay|Staff Writers     The MMS walkathon “Takes it to the House” for the third year in a row. On Sept. 29, students from Mason Middle School came together to raise more than $18,000 for the annual walkathon. Most students agreed that the walkathon was a fun-filled day that included Kona … Continue reading

Mason Sweeps Sycamore while Spiking Cancer

  Peyton Gronholm and Owen Robenson  | Staff Writers   Mason and Sycamore are teaming up in an effort to end breast cancer. The annual Susan G. Komen Volley for the Cure event took place at William Mason High School on Sept. 26. Seventh Grade Language Arts teacher and Junior Varsity Girls Volleyball coach Eric Schatzle … Continue reading

Thousands of Miles Away: Mason Middle School Contributes to Help Victims of Hurricane Harvey Deal with Tragic Aftermath

Urja Mehta and Abigail Renners|Staff Writers   The boy with no place to call home. The mother who cradles her child from the unknown harms. The firefighter who searches for survivors. On Aug.25, MMS students and faculty reached across thousands of miles to help Hurricane Harvey victims by participating in the Hurricane Harvey drive, partnering … Continue reading

Mason Students Take the Stage in “Anything Goes”

Natalia Ariza | Yash Napa | Staff Writers Anything goes with Mason students, and the audience is applauding. Students from Mason Schools put their theatre talent in action, performing in the musical “Anything Goes” with Acting Up. The production was performed on September 22 to 24 at the Mason High School Theater. The show was … Continue reading


Joe Stegman & Grace Aube | Staff Writers Love, hope, and fight against childhood cancer. On Monday, Sept. 25,  Mason Middle School teachers wore white shirts that read “#MayaStrong LOVE HOPE FIGHT” in honor of 14 year old Maya Collins, who is fighting Acute Myeloid Leukemia, a rare type of cancer. The Mason City Council … Continue reading

Meet Sierra Paine

Alena Campbell | Staff Photographer and Andres Diaz-Infante | Staff Writer Mrs. Paine is a seventh grade Language Arts Teacher. She loves dogs and children. An extroverted person who likes to talk to others, Paine likes to teach Language Arts because it involves lots of discussion and learning. “I like teaching because I love kids … Continue reading

City of Mason Celebrates Diversity with Heritage Parade

Kailey Wesseler and Gaby Enriquez 丨Staff Writers   Mason wants to celebrate diversity. The city of Mason hosted the Heritage Parade on Saturday, Sept. 16 at the Mason Municipal Center Campus. The parade was created because Mason wanted to recognize all the different types of heritages this city had. Mason companies  came together in order … Continue reading

Mason Cross Country Boys Leave Other Teams in the Dust

By Sanjana Velu | Staff Writer The Mason Boys Cross Country team is flying through their meets as they bring a first place trophy home after each race. On Thursday, Sept. 14, the Mason’s Boys Cross Country team won first place in both their seventh and eighth grade races yet again at the Stoneberger Cross … Continue reading

Teens Honor Prince at School of Rock Concert

Della Johnson and Grace Aube| Staff Writers Eighth-grade Kings Middle School Student Emma Stutzman sings “Sometimes it Snows in April”   Spectators, we are gathered here today to celebrate a musician known as Prince. On Friday, September 8 and Sunday, September 10, School of Rock students came together to honor Prince. The performance occurred in … Continue reading

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