The Sweet Sounds of Sweet Charity

Sophia Prossilis and Shannon DiCristina, Staff Writers

March 29, 2018

March 22nd through 24th Wayne Valley’s auditorium was filled with sweet sounds. The Wayne Valley theater recently performed Sweet Charity, a show following the endeavors of the optimistic Charity Hope Valentine. Charity, pl...

Student Spotlight: Kara Celi

Jeana Fermi, Staff Writer

March 28, 2018

Junior year is often considered the most stressful year of high school; balancing college admission exams, juggernauts of homework, and extracurriculars is a highly challenging task. However, junior Kara Celi manages to do it all ...

Should Prisoners be given the opportunity to get an education?

Danielle Hunczak, Staff Writer

March 28, 2018

Imagine your life behind bars. Imagine not being able to finish your high school education, and losing out on 4 years of your education. How can we expect inmates to become a productive part of society upon release if there i...

Emphasis Writing Contest

Fallon Clark, Sports and Clubs Editor

March 28, 2018

For years, Wayne Valley’s literary magazine, Emphasis, has been hosting a writing contest that targets young writers with creativity and passion for poetry and prose. There are usually two contests: a general pool of submissi...

Pillars of Eternity

Nathaniel Simon, Staff Writer

March 28, 2018

Pillars of Eternity is one of the greatest RPGs I have ever played, originally started in 2012 and released in 2015, the Kickstarter raised over 4 million dollars. The game takes place in the setting of Eora, a fantasy world with ty...

Poetry Out Loud

Morgan Jelinsky, Staff Writer

March 28, 2018

On January 11th, Poetry Out Loud, a national poetry reading competition, took place at Wayne Valley. Thirty-one students participated in this event after placing first in their own class competitions. I had the chance to ...

Wayne Valley’s Rally

Shruthi Krishnamurthy, Editor-in-Cheif

March 28, 2018

On February 27th, Wayne Valley students held a rally to stand against gun violence. The event was organized as a response to the attack on Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, and as a way to honor the lost st...

Upcoming Senior Events

Rohit Mistry, News and Editorials Editor

March 28, 2018

Attention all seniors: June is both a very busy but fun time. Here is some important information and dates to keep track of. First, there is a class trip to Dorney Park on June 6th. The Senior Prom will be held at the Rockleigh on June 8th...

Student Spotlight: Fallon Clark, Kiera Clark, and Morgan La Sala

Caroline McGrath, Staff Writer

March 28, 2018

The combination of three senior girls, Fallon Clark, Kiera Clark, and Morgan La Sala, has been influential to the Wayne Valley Ski Team for four consecutive years. After several successful seasons prior to the trio’s freshman ...

What to Bring to Your College Dorm

Sam Halpern, Specialty and Features Editor

March 28, 2018

After the long and strenuous college search and admissions process is over, you will have a new issue: what to bring to your dorm. Many of you will live hours away from home, so it is crucial that you have all of the essentials ...

Winter Sports Wrap Up

Simran Samra, Staff Writer

March 28, 2018

This winter, many of Wayne Valley’s sports teams finished their season with success. The girls basketball team won their first county championship since 1977. The Indians, who were seeded second, beat the first seeded Lakeland ...

Taking a Stand Against Gun Violence in Schools

Alex Abrams, Staff Writer

March 28, 2018

The views in this editorial do not necessarily reflect the views of Wayne Valley or the Smoke Signals Staff Guns. Violence. The right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness versus the right to bear arms. It is a de...