Spirit Week Winners

Madison S.

November 27, 2018

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As many of you know, we had our first spirit week in the middle school. On Monday, it was Character Day. On Tuesday, it was Honor The Brave Day. On Wednesday, it was Read A Shirt Day. On Thursday, it was Throwback Thursday. On F...

Club of the Week

Madison S.

November 27, 2018

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There are many noteworthy clubs in our school, but I would like to give a shout out to the Upstanders Club. The students and teachers in this club have been working very hard to make everyone in Wantagh Middle School feel ...

Bringing vs. Buying Lunch

Nora T.

November 13, 2018

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At school, students have two options when it comes to eating lunch: to bring or buy.  Personally, I bring my lunch every day, but a good portion of students buy their lunch in the cafeteria. Benefits of Bringing Lunch: It’...

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...

All About Memphis the Dog!

Kyle F.

October 31, 2018

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I walk my dog a lot. My dad and I walk my dog mainly at night, and if we have nothing to do, we go to the Wantagh Park dog park so she can socialize with other dogs. My dad also trained my dog to walk without a leash, so she li...

Winter Sports Starting Soon!

Nora T.

October 24, 2018

Filed under Simply Fabulous!, Top Stories, Within Our Walls

Unfortunately, the fall sports season is coming to an end.  During the fall, the sports offered are girls’ and boys’ soccer, football, cross country, dance team, and cheer.  Tryouts for winter sports start Monday, November 5...

Girl Boy Stereotypes

Sofia H.

October 23, 2018

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Why does everyone say blue is for boys and pink is for girls? For example, if you look up backgrounds for electronics, and you type ”backgrounds for girls”, it will show pink, purple, glitter, galaxy, cute drawings, etc., but if you look up backgrounds for boys, it will show black, grey, skull drawings, blue, orange, fire, etc. If you want to look something up like that, don’t say for girls or boys! Don’t say pink and cute stuff is for girls only. Don’t say blue, black, and skulls are for boys only. Anyone should be able to choose what he or she likes without feeling embarrassed. You need to feel confident in yourself. You are allowed to like whatever you want. If you’re a boy who likes pink, that’s ok. If you’re a girl who likes black or blue, that is ok too!                          ...

Spirit Week!

Lorenzo H. and Maylani L.

October 19, 2018

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

Say it loud! Say it proud! Gooooooo Warriors! A few weeks ago was our school’s first spirit week among many. The fall spirit week lead up to our pep rally, which is the official start of the fall sport season. Throughou...

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

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

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...

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