Valentine’s Day: A Holiday of Love or Money?

Nora T.

February 5, 2019

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February 14th.  Valentine’s Day.  When you hear the name, you probably think of flying babies holding bow and arrows with hearts on them or heart-shaped boxes of chocolates with a heartfelt card on the inside.  You make ...

Super Blood Moon

Emma B.

January 29, 2019

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On January 20th, 2019, there was a full lunar eclipse, which caused a Super Blood Moon. Super Blood Moons cause the moon to appear red or a dusty brown. This was the last full lunar eclipse until May 26, 2021 that will be visible from North America. A Super Blood Moon occurs b...

New Year’s ‘Round the World

Alec S.

January 29, 2019

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As New Year’s Day passed recently, I thought it would be a good idea to find and write about New Year’s traditions in other countries.   In the United States, we watch the ball drop in Times Square. But go to a...

Christmas Traditions

Evelyn C.

January 22, 2019

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Many people have different traditions for Christmas. Many people don’t celebrate Christmas at all. But no matter what you celebrate, everyone has traditions. Some fun traditions are lighting the menorah or decorating for C...

NFL Football Playoff

Emma B.

January 22, 2019

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Sunday, February 3 is the 2019 Super Bowl. This week, the Colts and Texans played each other with the Colts winning 21 to 7.  In a very close game, the Cowboys beat the Seahawks 24 to 22. The Chargers and Ravens also faced off, and ...

New Year Resolutions

Evelyn C.

January 15, 2019

Filed under Did You Know..., Simply Fabulous!

Many people celebrate the New Year, but do you know how old the celebration of the New Year is? Celebrating for the new year is not a new concept. This tradition comes all the way from the Mesopotamians! In the country of Denmark a tra...

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library- Book Review

Tyler W.

December 11, 2018

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Hello everyone! Welcome to my first book review of the year! This is one of my most favorite books ever, and I totally recommend it for you! Alright, let’s get to it!   This book is by Chris Grabenstein, the autho...

Horoscope

Maylani L. and Amanda C.

November 28, 2018

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Do you know what your horoscope symbol is? Well, if you don’t here is a list of horoscope symbols and some things about them.   Aquarius: Element: Air Traits: Forward thinking, communicative, people oriented, stubbo...

Clubs!

Ava K.

October 31, 2018

Filed under Did You Know..., Within Our Walls

Wantagh Middle School offers a variety of clubs open to everyone. Many people believe that maintaining good grades is the only thing you need to be accepted into a good college, but that’s not it. Being involved in different...

A Greener Education

Ava K.

October 24, 2018

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As teachers know, engagement is now a need for all students from kindergarten to high school. Studies have shown that students are much more engaged when learning outdoors in natural environments. My Earth Science teacher recent...

Halloween Facts

Lorenzo H.

October 23, 2018

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Halloween is right around the corner, and you may want to know some facts about this holiday!   Jack-O-Lanterns were not always pumpkins! They used to be made out of potatoes or even turnips! But one thing stayed the...

A Closer Look at Columbus Day

Tyler W.

October 23, 2018

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  In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue and, supposedly, discovered America. Columbus Day recently came, and we got a day off from school. The reason for that is to celebrate Columbus and his famous voyage. But he w...

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