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A look between the relationship of water and America

By: Alivia Taveras, Spring Reporter

June 14, 2017

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Across America teens aren't drinking enough water. If you take a look around Colonia High School, you are less likely to see students or teachers with a bottle of water. But more likely to see a juice, soda or Dunkin Donuts cup in the morning. Most people opt for any other drink beside water because "It tastes better." But who can blame them, the water fountains across schools in Americ...

How CHS can transform itself into an eco-friendly school

By: Patrick Covney, Spring Reporter

June 14, 2017

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This year’s seniors will be Colonia High School’s fiftieth graduating class!  For five decades, CHS has proven itself to be a school of scholastic excellence. Colonia High's students have given back to the community in many ways and helped make our town and state a better place. It is now time to prove that we can be excellent, not just academically, but environmental...

Participation Trophies: Are They Really a Win?

Participation Trophies: Are They Really a Win?

By: Samantha Dobbin, Spring Reporter

June 6, 2017

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America has a tradition of giving young kids "participation trophies" for sports and other activities. However, some debate that it encourages failure...

Fleet Week 2017 anchors in New York City

Fleet Week 2017 anchors in New York City

June 6, 2017

Fleet Week is a phenomenal experience in which civilians and military alike intermingle and see first hand what the military can do.

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The Great Barrier Reef to die indefinitely

The Great Barrier Reef to die indefinitely

May 29, 2017

Australia's Great Barrier Reef has been declared by scientists to perish due to the changing climate killing off its coral. The Great Barrier Reef is...

A flash-back to the past in Colonia High

A flash-back to the past in Colonia High

By: Manuela Martinez, Spring Reporter and Editor

April 7, 2017

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Colonia High School may have a deeper history than students care to perceive. All it takes is some flipping through the schools' earliest yearbooks to...

International Women’s Day 2017 inspires girls nationwide

International Women’s Day 2017 inspires girls nationwide

By: Patrick Coveny, Spring Reporter

March 28, 2017

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International Women’s Day, celebrated annually on March 8th, is a holiday that honors the achievements of women. Around the globe, Women’s Day serves t...

Hate Crimes Increase in Light of New Administration

Hate Crimes Increase in Light of New Administration

March 13, 2017

Attacks directed on specific groups of people seems to have become well known and increasing. Due to constant broadcasting on news sites and social media...

Americans gather in support of the President at the March-4-Trump

Americans gather in support of the President at the March-4-Trump

March 6, 2017

Normally a gathering in reference to President Donald Trump would be a protest against our Commander-in-Chief, but Saturday, the story was quite different....

A Year in Review: 2016 Climate Change

A Year in Review: 2016 Climate Change

January 31, 2017

NASA analyses of ground-based observations and satellite data have concluded that 2016 was a record-breaking year in terms of global surface temperatures and...

2016 has shown Hollywood is running out of ideas

2016 has shown Hollywood is running out of ideas

January 11, 2017

Movies have been around for over a century. And within that time, Hollywood has given us classic films like Ghostbusters, Jurassic Park, and Jaws. However...

Year in Review: NASA in 2016

Year in Review: NASA in 2016

January 10, 2017

2016 was a year of crossing the known boundaries in the scientific world. In 2016 alone, NASA accomplished many tasks that seemed impossible. In 2016,...

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