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

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

The Buzz About Digital Footprints and Citizenship, Explained

The Buzz About Digital Footprints and Citizenship, Explained

May 17

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

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

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

DIY Home Projects

DIY Home Projects

Alyssa, Reporter

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 school holding st...

March 13

The 2016 Radio City Christmas Spectacular Review

The 2016 Radio City Christmas Spectacular Review

February 7

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

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:   ...

My Week of Paradise

My Week of Paradise

February 7

On the week of January 15, my family and I took a vacation to the Sunshine State. We took the Delta Airlines to and back from Florida. It has screens to...

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Arts and Entertainment

DIY Home Projects

DIY Home Projects

Alyssa, Reporter

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 school holding st...

March 13

Cool and Easy Homemade Gifts

Cool and Easy Homemade Gifts

December 20

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...

South Korea

South Korea

December 13

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...

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Creative Corner

DIY Home Projects

DIY Home Projects

Alyssa, Reporter

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 school holding st...

March 13

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

Lord of the Flies

February 7

The Lord of the Flies by William Golding is one of the most popular novels ever written and a personal favorite of mine. First published in 1954, The Lord...

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