Senior Prom Fashion Show

February 9, 2014

By Adity Sampath, News Associate Editor “Click. Click.” Cameras flash. “Clack. Clack.” The sound of high heels. Stop. Pose. Smile. And spin. On February 6th, 2014, about 70 Ward Melville seniors strutted their wa...

Chinese New Year–The Forgotten Holiday

Niketan Patel, Staff Writer

February 3, 2014

The eve of Lunar New Year dawned on January 31, 2014, sparking an emergence of fervent festivities all around the world to celebrate the Year of the Horse. On Long Island, the Confucius Institute of Stony Brook University held...

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Ward Melville Orchestra’s First Wreath Sale

Ramya Rao, Features Editor

December 2, 2013

The Ward Melville Orchestra hosted its first annual wreath sale this past October and November, selling over 200 Christmas and Hannukah wreaths along with grave blankets for the holiday season. Students assembled the wreaths themselves,...

Injustice and the Games

Josh Tanenbaum, Staff Writer

November 30, 2013

Shorter days and colder weather are beginning to signal the approaching winter, the holidays, and this year, 2014 Olympic Games. The Games will be held in Sochi, Russia, between February 6th and February 23rd. The competition has been ...

Parents and Faculty Speak Out At Commissioner of Education John King’s Forum

Erika Riley, News Editor

November 15, 2013

On Tuesday, November 12, Commissioner of Education John King held an open forum in the auditorium of Ward Melville High School. The forum was a community hearing where both faculty and parents from districts all over Suffolk County...

Mass Casualty Drill

Adity Sampath, Associate News Editor

November 5, 2013

What if something happened at the school? If there was an explosion in the basement? What would we do? On Sunday, November 3rd, Ward Melville High School, together with the Setauket Fire Department, tested our preparedness...

Ward Melville’s National Day on Writing

Olivia Hu, Staff Writer

October 21, 2013

On October 20, 2013, Ward Melville’s English Department celebrated the 5th annual National Day on Writing. English classes were instructed to write 150 characters on the prompt, “Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake.”...

Three Seniors Selected as Siemens Semifinalists

Peter Li, Science Editor

October 19, 2013

  On October 18, 2013, the Siemens Foundation commended three Ward Melville seniors as semifinalists in its 2013 Siemens Competition in Math, Science, and Technology. Selected from 1,599 submissions from across the country, Har...

The Day of Silence

Ramya Rao, Staff Writer

April 22, 2013

You may have noticed students that usually speak up during class remaining silent. They had to have a friend say “here” for them during the attendance roll call, had to write down what they wanted to say instead of s...

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