Zuni

By Isaac Hastings “Who  is Zuni”? Paul Marquardt responded hesitantly, as if he was caught off guard by this question. The 16 year-old rapper paused and then continued, “that’s my stage name. I got my unusual name because I used to live on a street in Albany called Zuni.” Paul recently performed at Maywood’s talent show,…

Interview with Paul Marquardt

By Ron Smith On December 19 a talent show was held in the gym. There were many talented acts, such as dancing, tricks, singing, comedy and rapping. One of these talented acts was Paul Marquardt, also known as “Zuni.”He performed two songs, “Is Heaven Real” and “Opposites.” Zuni was inspired to start rapping by his…

The Student Government

By Andrew Squillari The Maywood student government is a group of students who review the issues important to students at Maywood school. These students attempt to find solutions that are acceptable in the eyes of the faculty and students. In the February, the Student Government met to discuss the issues of cell phone usage, opening a…

DJ’s Dance-in

By P.J. Marquardt Maywood High School had a talent show on December 19. The show was called “Maywood’s Got Talent.” There were many fine acts that day, from musicians, to comedians, to dancers. A couple of weeks after the show, I had the pleasure to interviewing one of the talented dancers, who tore up the floor…

Miss Maywood

  Dear Miss Maywood, It seems like everyone gets excited about school vacation but I hate them. Do you think I’m the only one? It is  fairly normal for you to not get excited. I know others, myself included, who don’t get excited  about school breaks. Most of my friends are from Maywood, and not…

Joe the Movie Guy

“Slumdog Millionaire” Review By Joseph Scheidel I recently bought a copy of the “Slumdog Millionaire” DVD.  I watched it and I thought, wow! What a great movie! The film tells the story of Jamal Malik, a man from the slums of Mumbai, India whobecomes a contestant on “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire.” Jamal plays…

Mr. B and Mr. Queasy

By John Karnes The students and staff at Maywood had a talent show December 19. It involved various acts like dancing, music playing and comedy. I really enjoyed the ventriloquist act performed by Mr. Biasiucci and Mr. Riley. I interviewed the participants. They were Mr. Biasiucci and Mr. Riley (as Mr. Queasy the puppet). Mr. Queasy…