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

June 6, 2017

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...

Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch

Reporter, Charles

February 28, 2017

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...

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

Halloween Traditions: Booing Begins

Heather S. and Maylani L.

October 17, 2017

Summer ended.  School started. You wake up, remembering that you forgot to do your homework. The school nightmare has begun. But no worries! The air is getting crisper and ...

Sleepy Hollow

October 17, 2017

People say that the headless horseman who rides around on a horse in Sleepy Hollow is all a legend. Maybe it is, but what if it’s not. Legend has it that I...

Holidays

October 17, 2017

There are a lot of major holidays coming up like Christmas, Hanukkah, Halloween, New Year’s Eve and Thanksgiving. These are most people's favorite holi...

Fidget Spinner

Fidget Spinner

June 6, 2017

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

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Arts and Entertainment

Dreamcast

Dreamcast

Jonathan, Reporter

June 6, 2017

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...

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

Mechanical vs. Wooden Pencils

Emily K.

October 17, 2017

You’re in school, writing a essay when your pencil breaks.  You walk up to the sharpener and put your pencil in.  It’s so loud that the entire class turns around and g...

Halloween Traditions: Booing Begins

Heather S. and Maylani L.

October 17, 2017

Summer ended.  School started. You wake up, remembering that you forgot to do your homework. The school nightmare has begun. But no worries! The air is getting crisper and ...

Dreamcast

Dreamcast

June 6, 2017

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...

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