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WMS sings Mrs. TenBroeck’s praises

WMS sings Mrs. TenBroeck’s praises

Miloni Choksi, Spring Editor

June 19, 2017


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Music and choir teacher Mrs.TenBroeck is retiring after working at WMS for 17 years. In her childhood she was a good student and she said she always “ excelled” in language arts and and history, but math was never her “thing.” Music was always her passion. She had interest in teaching elemen...

Ms. VanKleef leaves WMS with a high note

Ms. VanKleef leaves WMS with a high note

Nicole Galicia, Spring Author

June 19, 2017


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Ms. VanKleef has been a teacher for 30 years, spending three years in Missouri, one year at Avenel School 4 and 5, and 26 years at WMS. She has been a co-founder of the WMS Thanksgiving Dinner, a piano accompanist to the chorus and to St. John Vianney Church, a graduate from Rutgers College, a profess...

Magnificent March Star Students

Magnificent March Star Students

Emelia Kraft, Spring Author

June 16, 2017


Filed under Special Recognition

Woodbridge Middle School’s March Start Students finish the month by performing acts that can be inspiring to many. By doing these acts they were able to achieve the Star Student of the Month. Anthony Gonzalez saw a student sitting alone in lunch. Gonzalez walked over to his table and sat with him so ...

Amicable April Students of the Month

Amicable April Students of the Month

Grace Terrell, Spring Author

May 23, 2017


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WMS’ Students of the Month are continuing to work hard through the year’s end.  The inspirations of the students were almost as wonderful as they are. The sixth grade Students of the Month are Erick Fraga and Trisha Castro. Erick says,“I like math,” so it easy for him to focus.  He also...

Amazing April Star Students

Amazing April Star Students

Emelia Kraft, Spring Author

May 23, 2017


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April’s Star Students conducted kind, helpful, and inspiring acts this month. From picking up books to using knowledge they have to solve problems. Angel Torres demonstrated good sportsmanship when his class was playing an activity game. Torres gave some of his own points to one of his peers who...

Motivational March Students of the Month

Motivational March Students of the Month

Grace Terrell, Spring Author

May 3, 2017


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This month, WMS students of the month were asked “Who/What inspired you to work so hard?” All of our students diligently answered from their hearts, the truth about their success.   The March students have worked extremely hard up until this point, and will continue to do well all-around. In ...

‘Dymonds’ last forever: Mrs.Dymond takes home the 2016-2017 Excellence in Education award

‘Dymonds’ last forever: Mrs.Dymond takes home the 2016-2017 Excellence in Education award

Julia Chepel and Mackenzie Tighe, Editors

April 24, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Special Recognition

It is our privilege to introduce one of the most dedicated, loving and warm-hearted teachers, Mrs.Dymond. For the 2016-17 school year, she was chosen to be Teacher of the Year. She said “It was an honor, but there are many other teachers here at WMS that deserve it too.” Mrs.Dymond is alway...

Fantastic teachers of the month of February

Fantastic teachers of the month of February

Nicole Galicia, Spring Author

April 13, 2017


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At the end of February WMS students chose Ms. McHale, Ms. Fraga, and Mrs. Liastro to receive the honor of Teacher of the Month, a special award for the schools’ teachers. The 6th graders chose Ms. McHale as their Teacher of the Month. This is Ms. McHale’s 11th year teaching in Woodbridge Town...

Marvelous teachers of March

Marvelous teachers of March

Miloni Choksi, Spring Editor

April 12, 2017


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The results are in! Students from each grade selected three inspiring, marvelous teachers as teachers of the month. The winners are Mrs.Gallagher, Mr.Miller and Mrs.Sharma.  Mrs.Gallagher was selected as teacher of the month for sixth grade. She has been teaching at WMS for 16 years and was “happ...

Challenge Accepted

Challenge Accepted

Acelyn Goris, Spring Editor

April 10, 2017


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Congratulations to the Academic Challenge team. With the guidance of Ms. McDonald and Mrs. Kaschak  the team placed third. The competition at Hammarskjold Middle School was fierce. Going into a competition is terrifying so having the right mindset helps set the tone. When asked about their mindsets for...

Stunning February Star Students of the Month

Stunning February Star Students of the Month

Emelia Kraft, Spring Author

April 3, 2017


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The February Star Students of WMS helped students and teachers this month by performing helpful acts. During school these students went out of their way to be kind. Alivia Toliver’s teacher just got out of surgery, so Toliver decidingly  wrote down the homework because “[she] didn’t want her teac...

January Star students of the month

January Star students of the month

Alivia Toliver, Spring Editor

March 31, 2017


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Ms.Torrella and Mrs.Valente start the new year with a wowing amount of recognition to seven hardworking achievers. Shannon Muldowney, Ivan Obando Andujar, Leonardo Morel, Gianna Benicaso, Samantha Ngo, Anthony Giron-Gonzalez, and Maurice Johnson all were recommended to be the January Star Students f...

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