Smoking In Schools

Maylani L.

October 16, 2018

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Do you have Mrs. Capaccio this term? Well I do. As of now, we are in our smoking/ e-cigarette unit where we learn about the consequences of smoking. If you choose to keep reading this article, you will find some shocking TRUE fa...

The Genre of Our Lives

Nora T.

October 15, 2018

Filed under Did You Know..., Simply Fabulous!, Top Stories, Within Our Walls

If everyone in our school’s lives were in one big movie, what genre do you think the movie would be?   I conducted a survey and asked 50 students this question.  I think that it’s an interesting question because you ca...

It’s A New Year!

Tyler W.

October 5, 2018

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Hi there! My name is Tyler. To everyone who read my articles last year, welcome back! And if you’re new, you’re always offered a great big welcome! In this article, I’ll tell you a little bit about myself and what articles...

My Life as a 6th Grader

Sofia H.

October 5, 2018

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6th grade is very different from elementary school. There's a lot more students and teachers. The halls are really packed. I like changing classes. In elementary school we never got to get up, walk around, or stretch. But now...

Life as a 6th Grader

Lorenzo H.

September 28, 2018

Filed under Top Stories, Uncategorized, Within Our Walls

Middle school. Life as a 6th grader is SO different. Even though school is nice, friends are nice, and every teacher is nice, it’s just HARD. DOWN RIGHT, STRAIGHT OUT, DEAD HONEST, SUPER HARD. But you get used to it. I hope. As...

Faculty Olympics

Madison S.

March 23, 2018

Filed under Top Stories, Within Our Walls

Cheer, cheer! Hear them roar. The black team is on the board! So clap and cheer and stomp your feet Hear the roar Faculty Olympics   The gold team isn’t far behind. The Faculty Olympics Can’t be...

Cell Phone Addicts

Maylani L.

March 13, 2018

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Beyond Our Walls, Did You Know..., Within Our Walls

Question: Are you on your phone until 11 o’clock at night?   If so, you might be a phone addict. Well, lucky for you, you aren’t alone. 8 out of 10 sites say that 72% of teens and tweens can’t even spend a day ...

WMS Book Fair

Charles A.

February 7, 2018

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories, Within Our Walls

Sci-fi, fantasy, mystery, or historical fiction! Whatever genre, it’s always good to read a book. You can find your favorite books at the WMS Book Fair. Be sure to look out for great books like these. The first story that you may find interesting is “Finding Gobi: The True Story of One Little Dog’s True Story.” This story is based on true events about a little dog, Gobi, running with in a marathon with a runner named Dion Leonard, who is actually the author of this book. The next book that will definitely be at the book fair is “Projekt 1065,” a World War II book from the award-winning author Alan Gratz. In this story, a boy named Michael O'Shaunessey and his family live in Berlin. Michael, along with all the other boys in school are members of the Hitler Youth. But Michael and his parents are spies. If you are love historical fiction books, this is definitely one you should get. The final book that may draw your attention is “Hatchet.” It’s about a 13 year old boy named Brian Robeson who is visiting his dad for the summer (his parents are divorced). He takes a plane, but the pilot has a heart attack and dies, causing it to crash land into a lake. Brian must survive on his own with a hatchet that his mother gave him. Whatever book series or genre you like, there are other great books to get at the WMS Scholastic Book Fair from 2/27/2018 to 3/1/2018....

Stop Bullying

Rielly R.

December 5, 2017

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I’ve always wondered why people bully and I’ve never gotten a straight answer. Now I don’t care if you’re a victim of bullying or you are a bully, you need to listen. About every eight  kids in your class are probably bull...

Monthly Kindness Awards

Ellie V. and Maylani L.

December 5, 2017

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You know those stars kids get every month for acts of kindness? Well, there are some kids who have not been recognized for other good deeds such as helping someone open their locker or making friends with someone who is co...

Chromebooks at School

Olivia B.

December 5, 2017

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

As you all know WMS recently got the addition of chromebooks. Of course, this was very exciting for the incoming sixth graders. My personal opinion would actually be to not have the chromebooks. The chromebooks are sometimes d...

Gums In Schools…Yes or No?

Amanda C. and Maylani L.

November 14, 2017

Filed under Within Our Walls

Some people love chewing gum. Some chew obnoxiously loud, insanely annoyingly or like a cow. Some people have different takes on gum in school. What do you think? Based on a survey we took of 25 middle school kids. 21 voted for yes, gum...

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