Ms. Geurin leaves Maywood for new job at OMI Art Center

By Thembi Alston Kate Geurin worked here at BOCES. Kate was public information  and communication specialist assigned to the Special Education division. A public information specialist engages in promoting or creating and intended public image for individuals, groups, or organization. They may write or select material for release to various communications media. Kate Geruin is leaving her job to become the…

Movie review: Gone with The Wind

By Joe Scheidel “Gone With The Wind” is a movie that takes place during the Civil War. It is about Scarlett O’Hara, who lives on a plantation called Tara with her father and Mammy. One day she meets Rhett Butler who she does not like immediately, but as the movie goes on she starts to…

Tang Museum comes to Maywood

by Jordan Hatch I interviewed  Ginger from the Tang Museum. She told me that the Tang Museum came to Maywood  to expose the students to art work from Skidmore College. The date that the Tang Museum visited Maywood was Nov. 16. Mrs. Donna Lampkin was responsible for bringing the exhibit to Maywood. She contacted Ginger about coming…

Dear Readers, I hope you have enjoyed reading about the variety of activities and issues presented in this month’s blog.  Perusing the articles each month provides a glimpse at life in our Maywood School community. During the month of March, we have planned two school-wide activities. On March 20, we are holding our second Annual College &…

Joe the Movie Guy: Interstellar

By Joseph Scheidel I recently saw Interstellar and, I must say, it was a masterpiece! The story, the cast, the visual effects, and the score (or music) are all brilliant. The movie was about a man named Cooper who lives on a farm with his daughter, Murphy. She believes that a ghost is trying to…

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…

What’s Your Sign?

Depending on your view of astrology, horoscopes can be viewed as a game of chance. The student’s in Ms. Pesnel’s class play their own game of chance to create monthly horoscopes for Maywood School Matters. While the astrological song “Aquarius” plays, students toss a stuffed star back and forth, identifying the friend they’re passing to by…