From The Editor: Ways To Enhance Our Newspaper

Think about this: who reads our school newspaper? Do you know anyone who reads it? Yes? No? Well, you are all part of Smoke Signals, and I'd like to make this newspaper the best it can possibly be. Here are some good ideas to improve awareness of our newspaper and make it live up to its full potential: Write about what's going on in our school, as well as what's going on in our world and th... Read more »

Within Our Walls

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 ...  Read More »

May 24

The Buzz About Digital Footprints and Citizenship, Explained

The Buzz About Digital Footprints and Citizenship, Explained

Jenna

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 trek throughout the hou...  Read More »

May 17

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...  Read More »

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...  Read More »

Wantagh Tech Day

Wantagh Tech Day

January 19, 2016

On Saturday, January 10, I, along with fellow Smoke Signals editors Robbie and Nick, attended Wantagh Middle School and Wantagh High School's Tech Day...  Read More »

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Beyond Our Walls

Cool and Easy Homemade Gifts

Cool and Easy Homemade Gifts

Isabella, Reporter

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 two 2 balloons, plus a...  Read More »

Dec 20

South Korea

South Korea

December 13, 2016

Annyeonghaseyo! South Korea is a great country to visit in Asia. You can go to Seoul, the capital of Korea. At the capital, you can eat local street food...  Read More »

Holiday Getaways

Holiday Getaways

December 13, 2016

The holidays are here! And so are amazing vacations! These are up to you if you want to go somewhere else that is not mentioned in this article. So here...  Read More »

Kobe’s Legacy

Kobe’s Legacy

April 5, 2016

In following some recent basketball news, I have discovered that Kobe Bryant, basketball M.V.P all-star, is playing his last season. I began my resear...  Read More »

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Arts and Entertainment

Cool and Easy Homemade Gifts

Cool and Easy Homemade Gifts

Isabella, Reporter

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 two 2 balloons, plus a...  Read More »

Dec 20

South Korea

South Korea

December 13, 2016

Annyeonghaseyo! South Korea is a great country to visit in Asia. You can go to Seoul, the capital of Korea. At the capital, you can eat local street food...  Read More »

Undertale: Does it Live Up to the Hype?

Undertale: Does it Live Up to the Hype?

May 10, 2016

Undertale is an RPG (role-playing game) that was made by Toby Fox, and only by Toby Fox. No one else. It’s a game that you can get with Steam (a website...  Read More »

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Creative Corner

Cool and Easy Homemade Gifts

Cool and Easy Homemade Gifts

Isabella, Reporter

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 two 2 balloons, plus a...  Read More »

Dec 20

South Korea

South Korea

Melanie, Reporter

Annyeonghaseyo! South Korea is a great country to visit in Asia. You can go to Seoul, the capital of Korea. At the capital, you can eat local street food from many vendors,...  Read More »

Dec 13

Homemade Salsa

Homemade Salsa

April 5, 2016

Did you make and try the homemade salsa in 6th grade?  Do you want to make it again at home for your family or want to try it again? It’s very simple...  Read More »

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