Earth Day Celebration!

By Mattrix Miller and Ariadna Tracy Earth day was on April 22, 2014. Mrs. Lashway felt that because of the rain we should celebrate on April 24, 2014. Earth day is an annual event, on which day events worldwide are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection. It was first celebrated in 1970, and is now organized by…

Miss Maywood

Hello Maywood! My name is Petunia Newcastle, otherwise known as Miss Maywood. I will be giving advice to staff and students who need help navigating this journey we call life. There is a “Miss Maywood” jar in the main office for anyone who would like a question answered. “Dear Miss Maywood, I like this girl.…

The Social Skills Committee Presents …

By Andrew Squillari The Social Skills Committee asked the drama club to put on a production involving proper greetings. What followed was a performance that was successful. The first part was the inappropriate and appropriate greetings. Some of the students involved themselves in acting them out. Sam, Drew, Matrix and Ariadna acted all the greetings out…

E-cloud

By Thembi Alston Thembi offered to create comics for Maywood School Matters, because she likes coloring and making pictures. She didn’t read a lot of comics before working on her own, but learned about the art form for the project. Thembi said she was inspired to create a character that “floated and looked crazy and…

Meet the Greatness of Ms. Pesnel’s Class

By Courtney Rickman Inside the best of the best and behind the doors of amazement! Ms. Pesnel’s students may need a little more help than we need, but, at the end of the day, they are the same as us. Ms. Pesnel and her team do such an amazing job working with these amazing students, who are…

Girls Group meets Kevin Pompey

By Mattrix Miller Local legend Kevin Pompey is a professional boxer. He competed nationally and internationally and won thousands of matches. He holds a Black Belt in Martial Arts and has won three championship belts. He has also won EBA Light Heavyweight and Super Middleweight titles in Copenhagen, Denmark, Canada, Germany, New South Wales, Australia, and…

How to Build Rapport

By Owen Abraham According to dictionary.com the meaning of “rapport” is “relation; connection, especially harmonious or sympathetic relation: a teacher trying to establish close rapport with students.”Rapport is a great thing to have with another person, because it helps build a stronger relationship. Sometimes rapport can lead to marriage. Rapport is also great for a…