Spring Trivia Answers

April 11, 2018

Filed under Features, WV News

It’s time for Spring Cleaning, so dust off those brains of yours! Here are the answers to our spring trivia!! When is the sun directly over on the first day of spring in the northern hemisphere? The equator ...

Emphasis Writing Contest

Fallon Clark, Sports and Clubs Editor

March 28, 2018

Filed under Clubs & Classes, Features

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

Filed under Features

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

Filed under Features

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 ...

What to Bring to Your College Dorm

Sam Halpern, Specialty and Features Editor

March 28, 2018

Filed under Features

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 ...

Spring Cleaning For A Better You

Shannon DiCristina, News and Editorials Editor

March 28, 2018

Filed under Features

Spring is a time where life and beauty come back from the dead bleak cold of winter; a time of rejuvenation. Maybe a little rejuvenation is what you need this spring break: to help you focus and excel for the rest of the remai...

Taking a Stand Against Gun Violence in Schools

Alex Abrams, Staff Writer

March 28, 2018

Filed under Features

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...

Sit With Me

Sit With Me

January 12, 2018

G.I.S.H.W.H.E.S

by: Karina Wasicki

January 12, 2018

Filed under Features

Being banned from Wikipedia, senior citizens wrestling in mud, buying a homeless person their favorite lunch, and making a dress out of toilet paper. These are all things the people/ teams do when they participate in the world w...

Top Five Holiday Movies

Megan Sternberg and Isabella Meurer, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017

Filed under Features

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas ‒ and with Christmas comes Christmas movies! Holiday movies are the perfect way to get into the holiday spirit. So, if you’re looking for a great Christmas movie to watch this y...

College Decisions

Toba Ahmadi, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017

Filed under Features

It is that time of year again. Our seniors who have spent four years of their lives in this building are now preparing for their lives beyond high school. For most, their journey continues in college. Some of Wayne Valley’s ex...

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