Welcome to Maywood!

Hello Readers, I am very pleased to introduce the Maywood School Matters blog!  Mr. Riley and his students have been working hard to report on the people and events that shape our Maywood School community. In this issue, you will read about how one class is studying literacy around the world. You will also be…

The project around the world

By Mattrix Miller I was honored to be one of the first reporters to contribute to our school blog. At first, when Mr. Riley encouraged me to do this, I was skeptical about what to write down. Then, when I was invited to do a report on a project in Mr. Clarke’s homeroom, I was…

Coach’s Gym

By Alex Ramos Hello my name is Alex, I’m reporting to you from Coach’s gym, where coach started a contest for all Maywood students. Everyone that participates does the activities that were chosen by coach. Scores will be kept monthly, and noted by myself. Please take note of this and participate in the School wide…

Meeting With Mitchell

By Mitchell Schiavone Hi, I am Mitchell, a student at Maywood High School.  I am here with Mr. Peter Riley, a drama and English teacher here at the school.  On January 24, we put on a production written by Mr. Riley called May Wars: A Sithy Situation.  I am interviewing Mr. Riley today for The Maywood…

What’s your sign?

Ms. Pesnel’s class recites a mantra (a word or phrase repeated in a ritual or meditation) during their yoga session each morning. They are working together to create similar mantras for each astrological sign, based on common personality traits for each sign. Using an ipad and Proloquo software, the students identified the symbol for each…

Cartooning is Coming!

Thembi is researching cartooning and developing a comic, which will be showcased in upcoming editions of Maywood School Matters. Here, she developed a poster with original art and information about the creation of the iconic cartoon The Flinstones. Thembi will also be developing an original character. She will give the character an origin, an original…

The Effect Kobe Bryant’s Injury on The Lakers

By Fuquan Croley This article will be telling you about the Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard Kobe Bryant. Kobe Bryant is now 35 years old, which, in many people eyes, means he’s getting to old for the NBA. I believe not. During the 2013-14 season Kobe has only played 6 games, coming from an injury…