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Passion for serving others

Passion for serving others

November 21, 2016

Filed under Student Life

Would you make the upgrade to the iPhone 7?

Would you make the upgrade to the iPhone 7?

November 17, 2016

On September 7, 2016 Apple released the latest generation of iPhones: the iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus. Controversial developments have customers wo...

Student-led Dungeons and Dragons Club kicks off

Student-led Dungeons and Dragons Club kicks off

October 26, 2016

Dungeons and Dragons, a tabletop game loved by many, now has it's own club at Colonia High School. Every other Wednesday in Room 282, a student-led D&...

Does the new FAFSA update help or hurt college-bound students?

Does the new FAFSA update help or hurt college-bound students?

October 20, 2016

A recent update to Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) allows college-bound students to apply for financial aid earlier in the school year, wi...

The work in students finding work

The work in students finding work

September 29, 2016

According to childtrends.org, about 18.2% of 16-24 years old enrolled in school are employed. These students are facing both the benefits and disadvantag...

Tattoos and piercings: bad idea?

By: Alyssa Margolin, Spring Reporter

June 14, 2016

Filed under Student Life

Tattoos and piercings have been a controversial topic, especially between adults and teens/younger adults. Tattoos and piercings not only changes a person’s body image, but is told as  a way of self expression in today’s day and age. Although they can become painful to get done, needles piercing your skin in order to paint a picture on your body or put jewelry into your...

Juniors preparing for senior year over the summer

Juniors preparing for senior year over the summer

June 13, 2016

The school year of 2015-2016 is coming to end at Colonia High School and this is the perfect time to start preparing juniors for their senior years. Junior...

Learn all about what you need to graduate

Learn all about what you need to graduate

June 7, 2016

As seniors start to hear Pomps and Circumstance in their heads, some start to wonder if they have met New Jersey’s Graduation Requirements and if you ...

The expectation of college vs reality

May 31, 2016

Filed under Student Life

Over the years the expectations of college graduates have been altered profoundly. With a waning job market newly graduated students both compete for and receive jobs that do not require a higher education which leaves them paying debt for numerous years.  So does this mean that their investment in their education was a waste of time or will the investment pay off in the long...

Hoverboards being banned due to fire risk

By: Juli Wright, Full year reporter

May 16, 2016

Filed under Student Life, Trending

The hottest new toy, The Hoverboard has recently been reported a safety hazard when used in public. Many sources say that the lithium-ion battery pack is at fault, but that does not seem to be the exact case. Most of today’s technology utilizes lithium-ion batteries for energy including laptops and cellphones that people use daily. Injuries and death are on the rise due to...

Step Team takes third place in NJSSA State Finals

April 9, 2016

On Saturday, March 19th at Hubbard Middle School in Plainfield, New Jersey, Colonia's Da Soul Steppaz performed their Android routine for four judges....

Ubering With Caution

Ubering With Caution

March 21, 2016

Who is Uber? Uber is not a person, it’s a company. What is Uber? Uber is an app for the cell phone that works as a taxi service. Users with smartpho...

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