Nintendo Switch

Nintendo’s last console, the Wii U, was a bit of a failure due to its sort battery span and its launch games (see Jonathan's article for more reasons). But Nintendo has a console going to be released on March 3rd for $299.99 that may turn things around. The console is called the Nintendo Switch (NX).     Nintendo Switch is a console that you can play at home on your TV or take it with you ...

Within Our Walls

Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch

Reporter, Charles

Nintendo’s last console, the Wii U, was a bit of a failure due to its sort battery span and its launch games (see Jonathan's article for more reasons). But Nintendo has...

February 28, 2017

How to stay organized with your locker and your papers in middle school!

How to stay organized with your locker and your papers in middle school!

Isabella

Are you having trouble keeping your locker neatly organized?  Follow these steps to have a neatly organized locker next year for school.    The first step to getting completely ...

May 24, 2016

The Buzz About Digital Footprints and Citizenship, Explained

The Buzz About Digital Footprints and Citizenship, Explained

May 17, 2016

Imagine this: you’re a little kid, and you’ve been playing out in the mud. When you walk into the house, you forget to take off your shoes. As you...

How our Wantagh Middle School Newspaper Got its Name

How our Wantagh Middle School Newspaper Got its Name

May 3, 2016

Have you ever wondered why we got the name Smoke Signals? The Wantagh area was inhabited by the Merokee, a tribe of the Metoac Indians, prior to the f...

Science Olympiads

April 5, 2016

Science Olympiads is a competition that’s based on science. There are many events you can do, such as making a bottle rocket, designing a bridge, or...

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Beyond Our Walls

Project Scorpio

Project Scorpio

Charles, Reporter

     The new awaited Project Scorpio project is due to release in Holiday 2017. Microsoft claims it to be “the most powerful console ever, featuring 6 Teraf...

April 25, 2017

DIY Home Projects

DIY Home Projects

March 13, 2017

The #1 thing that is trending since the middle of November and throughout the school year so far is DIY slime and DIY stress balls. I've seen kids around sc...

The 2016 Radio City Christmas Spectacular Review

The 2016 Radio City Christmas Spectacular Review

February 7, 2017

On November 11, my family and I went to NYC to watch Radio City Rockettes perform in the 2016 Radio City Christmas Spectacular. The Broadway performance...

Top 10 Failed Video Game Consoles

Top 10 Failed Video Game Consoles

February 7, 2017

There are many video game consoles/add-ons. Many of them were a success, but many have failed as well. Here is a list of the Top 10 failed video game consoles/add-ons:   ...

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Arts and Entertainment

Project Scorpio

Project Scorpio

Charles, Reporter

     The new awaited Project Scorpio project is due to release in Holiday 2017. Microsoft claims it to be “the most powerful console ever, featuring 6 Teraf...

April 25, 2017

DIY Home Projects

DIY Home Projects

March 13, 2017

The #1 thing that is trending since the middle of November and throughout the school year so far is DIY slime and DIY stress balls. I've seen kids around sc...

Cool and Easy Homemade Gifts

Cool and Easy Homemade Gifts

December 20, 2016

Don’t have time to go shopping for presents? Here are 2 easy gifts you can make at home. How to make a squishy stress ball: You will need flour and tw...

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Creative Corner

Project Scorpio

Project Scorpio

Charles, Reporter

     The new awaited Project Scorpio project is due to release in Holiday 2017. Microsoft claims it to be “the most powerful console ever, featuring 6 Teraf...

April 25, 2017

Slime Backfired

Slime Backfired

Alyssa, Reporter

Slime is popular and many kids are still obsessed with this goo. But the news story that that popped up on my phone really got my attention. This 11 year old girl named Kat...

April 25, 2017

How To Make Slime

How To Make Slime

April 4, 2017

There are many recipes to make the best slime. But they all come out differently, it could be stretchy, gooey, fluffy, and much more! A popular recipe...

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