Romeo and Juliet

By Paul Marquardt An amazing play once took place in Maywood High School. “Two households, both alike in dignity, in fair Verona, where we lay our scene. From ancient grudge break to new mutiny, where civil blood makes civil hands unclean. From forth the fatal loins of these two foes, a pair of star crossed…

Maywood’s 2nd Annual College & Career Fair

By John Karnes I had the honor to interview a Maywood BOCES teacher. Her name is Ms. Rose Gigiello. She is single handedly putting the career fair together. She works upstairs with her students, from time to time I see her in the hallways. Ms. Rose contacted colleges in the Capital District to set up…

Interview with Andrew Squillari, Co-Star of Romeo and Juliet

By Ronald Smith On January 22, 2015 Maywood’s Drama program performed the classic Shakespearean tale of Romeo and Juliet. Andrew Squillari was the co-star of this tragic love story, playing the role of Romeo. I wanted to interview Andrew because I thought it was a well done play. Andrew is a very skilled actor and…

Miss Maywood

Dear Miss Maywood, Sometimes I have a fight with my girlfriend before school and it ruins my whole day. Do you have any advice for getting my mind off of things? Make sure you have friends at school that can help you get your mind off things. Talk to a social worker about it ……

1980s Girls Singagram!

By Isaac Hastings Maywood had our own Valentine ’s Day festivities. This included a fundraiser for a senior field trip. The fundraiser was singing telegrams. Several staff dressed up and volunteered to perform love songs. I had chance to catch up with Ms. Brandi and Ms. Shelby about their special Valentine’s Day Singagrams . I…

Lordy, Lordy, Look who’s 40!

By Andrew Squillari Mr. Biasiucci, the math teacher at Maywood High, had a special 40th birthday party, and the journalism crew decided to do an interview all about it. This special event took place at Petta’s Italian Restaurant. Mr. B’s parents and siblings came up with a plan for the party, which was to pretend they…

Bobbi Sox

By Joe Ott On February 13, 2015 Maywood hosted its first annual singing telegram event. This was held as a fundraiser to help pay for the senior field trip. I interviewed one of the performers, Ms. Jackie Townsend. Her character was a cheerleader named  “Bobbi Sox”. She went around the school singing to people including…