• Zain Rana Spelling Bee Champion

    Zain Rana Spelling Bee Champion

    December 6, 2018

    After 31 rounds and over an hour long competition, Zain Rana has been declared our Chaffin Spelling Bee winner and  Eshal Khan took second place for Chaffin.  Zain will represent Chaffin in the Sebastian County Spelling Bee on January 26th at Breedlove Auditorium on the campus of UAFS.  We wish...

  • Jessica Kantola, Guest Writer

    November 29, 2018

    On October 26th Chaffin jr High went to Bentonville High school, leaving at five thirty in the morning, to audition for the all region orchestra. The orchestra had been working hard for months on end, since the third quarter of the last school year, to prepare for this. Obviously the hard work paid of...

  • So, You Wanna Travel The U.S?

    So, You Wanna Travel The U.S?

    Rayven Stuart, Writer

    November 29, 2018

    The sign is shining bright in the baby blue sky, barely a cloud in sight. The sunlight beams through your car window, casting it’s warmth on you and your interior. The windows are down and the cool wind blows through your hair. You glance out your window at all the scenic mountain ranges and the clear s...

  • Why Do We Spend So Much On Sports and Why Do We Love Them So Much?

    Why Do We Spend So Much On Sports and Why Do We Love Them So Much?

    Angela Ortega, writer

    November 6, 2018

    I always wonder why people love sports so much. I mean what is so interesting about trying to get some type of ball over, under, or into a goal. Why do Americans spend so much money on sporting events (including food, drinks, etc.) According to Marketwatch, in 2017  Americans spent 100 billion dollars on sport...

  • How to: Stay Safe During Halloween

    How to: Stay Safe During Halloween

    Paige Christenberry, Writer

    November 6, 2018

    Halloween is chaotic, to say the least. It is a time where children and teenagers are running around in costumes and straying from their parents because they want more candy. It's quite easy to get hurt or possibly kidnapped during this time, so here are five "rules" to keep you safe on Halloween. Rule Number One ...

  • Taylor Swift Inspires People to go VOTE!

    Taylor Swift Inspires People to go VOTE!

    November 6, 2018

    On October 7, Taylor Swift made an Instagram post that could change the course of this years midterm elections. Taylor has never really spoken openly about politics to the public before. So, she might as well go big or go home. Swift has 112 million followers on Instagram and she encouraged everyone...

  • Quiz Bowl Places 2nd at Maverick Invitational

    Quiz Bowl Places 2nd at Maverick Invitational

    October 26, 2018

    Big congratulations to the 9th Grade quiz bowl team who won second place in the Maverick Invitational. The championship match with Conway came down to the last two questions. It was intense. Congratulations to Jackson Wollscheid, who finished in the top ten at number 8 for most questions answered over...

  • Omarion Hitting Chaffin with a High Note

    Omarion Hitting Chaffin with a High Note

    Gabby Woodie, Writer

    October 15, 2018

    Omarion Flowers is a 9th grade Chaffin student in choir. He has been in choir all three years at Chaffin. When Omarion was ten his mom told him he was going to sing in the church choir and he didn't want to at first. "Then after doing it for a while I liked it," as he said laughing. Omarion to this day...

  • Kaebrey White Reignites her Clarinet Passion

    Kaebrey White Reignites her Clarinet Passion

    Mika Manning, writer

    October 15, 2018

    Kaebrey is a Clarinet player in the 9th grade band. It all started when Mr. Stevens and Mrs. Segress came to her elementary school. She said, ”what got me the most was when he bribed me with brownies.” She says that she has stayed in band because it is really fun for her and all of her friends are ...

  • Brianna Decker- A Proud Musician

    Brianna Decker- A Proud Musician

    Rayven Stuart, Writer

    October 15, 2018

    Brianna Decker has been a member of band and a clarinet player for three years now. With her passion for music, getting the chance to be in band was more than just a dream. Finding the complexity of the clarinet to be rather satisfying in her hands, she does not find any difficulty being in the class. ...

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Mika Manning
Mika Manning

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Mika Manning is a freshman at Chaffin Jr high school.  She joined the cougar print because she loves to read and write. She has a dog and a kitten. She also has 3 sisters.  In her free time she loves to...

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