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

Fidget Spinner

Fidget Spinner

Charles, Reporter

Fidget spinners are enjoyed by all kids from our school along with others. However, some schools are beginning to ban these addicting spinners. Experts argue that fidget spinn...

June 6, 2017

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!

May 24, 2016

Are you having trouble keeping your locker neatly organized?  Follow these steps to have a neatly organized locker next year for school.    Th...

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...

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Beyond Our Walls

Fidget Spinner

Fidget Spinner

Charles, Reporter

Fidget spinners are enjoyed by all kids from our school along with others. However, some schools are beginning to ban these addicting spinners. Experts argue that fidget spinn...

June 6, 2017

Nintendo

Nintendo

May 10, 2017

      Fans of Nintendo (like myself) know about the NES Classic. The console Nintendo released in America on November 11th became a hit a...

Project Scorpio

Project Scorpio

April 25, 2017

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

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...

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Arts and Entertainment

Dreamcast

Dreamcast

Jonathan, Reporter

This is about a system that was so amazing but unfortunately, it failed. It was made by Sega and this was their last console. It’s the Dreamcast. It is 128-bit, came with a mo...

June 6, 2017

Nintendo

Nintendo

May 10, 2017

      Fans of Nintendo (like myself) know about the NES Classic. The console Nintendo released in America on November 11th became a hit a...

Project Scorpio

Project Scorpio

April 25, 2017

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

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Creative Corner

Dreamcast

Dreamcast

Jonathan, Reporter

This is about a system that was so amazing but unfortunately, it failed. It was made by Sega and this was their last console. It’s the Dreamcast. It is 128-bit, came with a mo...

June 6, 2017

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

April 25, 2017

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 ...

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