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How Competition changed Super Smash Bros.

How Competition changed Super Smash Bros.

Andrew Jones, Fall Editor

January 31, 2020

Competition has been in games since they were created. The first commercially successful video game, Pong, is a game where you bounce a ball with a long white bar against another player with the same objective. You score points when the other player misses, and the game essentially goes on forever, but it could be considered as the first offici...

Academic pressure taken too far?

Academic pressure taken too far?

Gianna Graffeo-Seda, Fall Editor

January 30, 2020

The academic pressure of achieving “good grades” has exponentially grown in recent years, impacting the mental and physical health of students. When many consider a “bad grade anything under an A-.”  At only eleven years old a young girl committed suicide jumping off a eleven story build...

Social media allows WMS students to stay in their safe zone, while still communicating and interacting with others

Social media allows WMS students to stay in their safe zone, while still communicating and interacting with others

Nisha Hodgins, Fall Editor

January 30, 2020

WMS students elaborate on today’s youth obtaining positivity through social media worldwide.  Fiona Van Tassel, an eighth grader, explained that a positive use of social media is how it allows students to “try new things.” Sarah Rasimowicz, WMS eighth grader, agrees it is a way to learn, “t...

Films from the decades

Films from the decades

January 30, 2020

Why can’t you give Elsa a balloon? Starting with the 1980’s, which was the “Green Decade.” The movies I chose are The Breakfast Club, Ghostbusters, ET, and Heathers. The most common response WMS students replied with was the film Ghostbusters with a percentage of 40.2. The next common film was...

PSA To all parents! What is strict parenting REALLY doing?

PSA To all parents! What is strict parenting REALLY doing?

Sarah Rasimowicz, Fall Editor

January 30, 2020

When a couple decides to raise a child, they take on a colossal responsibility. With their best interest at heart, parents can invade their child’s life.  Children often wonder: What is going through my parents’ minds when they tell me no? I see no reason I can't do this, so why are they tell...

Battle for the ages!

Battle for the ages!

Michael Corbett, Fall editor

January 30, 2020

Nike versus adidas always comes up when talking about clothing, both brands are great, but let’s see what WMS thinks.  When asking eight grade student Tanaya Thompson  what brands she would like, she chose Nike for shoes, and other 8th graders Jack Brenner and Andrew Jones had also said the same...

What chapstick is the most fantastic?

What chapstick is the most fantastic?

Gianna Covino, Fall Author

January 30, 2020

People need chapstick because it helps with chapped lips and keeps lips smooth and hydrated instead of making them dry and cracked. However, there’s many different chopsticks to choose from and they all do different things.  One popular chapstick is Carmex. It became the most popular when the vsco ...

An inside look on what teen’s favorite stores are!

An inside look on what teen’s favorite stores are!

Gianna Covino, Fall Author

January 30, 2020

A huge part of being a teenager is projecting an image that makes you feel good.  Let’s take an inside look at what teens’ favorite stores are.  When first looking into this topic, teens chose what stores they thought were most popular, one answer was “I think Hollister is one of the most p...

Let’s “Leap” Into Dance

Let’s “Leap” Into Dance

Ashley Gomez, Fall Author

January 30, 2020

Dance is an amazing sport that you can try and never be wrong or bad. Dancing is a way to express your emotions and be free. It can be tricky at first, but all it takes is hard work. There are a variety of different types of dancing, so make sure you really find one or a couple types you enjoy!  ...

Catch all the facts for the new Pokémon games

Catch all the facts for the new Pokémon games

Adrianna Popovich, Fall Author

January 30, 2020

The iconic Pokémon franchise is back with two new games, Sword and Shield, in the Galar region. It’s one of the most recognizable game franchises, with a relatively simple to understand plot: collect Pokémon, beat all eight gyms, the Elite Four (or, in Sword and Shield, the semifinals and finals,) an...

Climate change: a change for the worse

Climate change: a change for the worse

Kayla Parrinello, Fall Author

January 29, 2020

Climate change and global warming are two serious problems currently happening on Earth. Places’ average temperatures are rising, icebergs and ice sheets are melting, sea levels are getting higher before your eyes, and natural disasters are becoming more frequent and intense. Climate change is ...

The Rule of One -Book Review

The Rule of One -Book Review

Candace Pinto, Fall Author

January 29, 2020

The Rule of One is a Science Fiction and Dystopian Fiction that takes place in the future of the USA. This book is full of rollercoasters like thoughts and tons of drama. The Rule of One is a rule that is implemented so each family of the USA can only have one kid and it’s illegal to have any mor...

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