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…

Happy Thanksgiving!

By Joe Scheidel Thanksgiving is a time when families get together to eat turkey and stuffing. It is celebrated on the last Thursday of November. The first Thanksgiving was between the Pilgrims and Indians at Plymouth plantation. Squanto, a Pawtuxet Native American who resided in the Wampanoag  taught the Pilgrims to catch eel and grow corn.…

Maywood’s Cultural Fair

The Cultural Fair was an amazing event. This event happened in on Oct. 2 at 10:45 in the Maywood gym. It was set up with one culture at each table. There was many unique cultures to learn about and foods to taste! The many different cultures include Belgium, France, Germany, Guyana, India, Israel, Italy and Korea. We…

Capital Rep visits Maywood

By Joseph Scheidel Maywood School was visited by a troop of actors for a performance of “Sleepy Hollow.” Sleepy Hollow a play written by Washington Irving, came to Maywood Oct. 15, 2015. Capital Repertory Theatre performed the play at 9:00 am. This is the Rep’s third performance at Maywood in the last two years. The Rep…

Happy Birthday To You!

Everybody has heard the song “Happy Birthday,” but do you know where it originated? First and foremost, the song was created by two sisters from Louisville, Kentucky. Their names were Patty Hill and Mildred J. Hill. They created this song in 1893 and they used it as a teaching method in school to keep the…

Parent Teacher night!

Meet the Teachers Night was planned by Maywood principal Carol D’Estienne. On Oct 8, between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m., parents and guardians were able to take a tour of the school, and learn more about Maywood’s staff. Teacher’s Night was important so parents could have an opportunity to see who their children’s teachers are.…