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Healthy Hair for the Winter Season

By: Patrycja Pajdak, Fashion Columnist

February 22, 2014

Filed under Fashion Sense, Trending

With frigid temperatures continuously upon us and the never ending frost permanently outlining the windows of our homes, caring for our hair may seem much more difficult than ever before. At times like this, it is essential to protect not only our body but most importantly our hair from the damage that winter may bestow upon it. Whether tangled in our chunky scarves or blown...

Top Ten Technology Products of 2013

Top Ten Technology Products of 2013

January 14, 2014

In 2013, there were several technology products that made were extremely useful for Americans. The technology products of 2013 were amazing and commendable....

Anime Club meets on Thursdays

Anime Club meets on Thursdays

January 7, 2014

Many students claim that they don’t fit in with any of the academic or athletic clubs. They claim they’re too shy for Debate and too uncreative for...

Year of fashion 2013

By: Arbaz Qureshi, Reporter

January 6, 2014

Filed under Trending

The fashion in year of 2013 focused around minimalism (simplicity.) All trends that arose this year were extremely simple and sleek. Nothing was very over the edge or tacky. 2013 was all about having a clean under the radar yet very good looking outfits. One trend we saw rising a lot in men’s jeans/pants was waxed denim. Waxed denim has a really nice simple look to...

A bond from birth

A bond from birth

By: Stephanie Polonis, Reporter

December 3, 2013

Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Taylor Salotti and Sara Salotti were born at JFK hospital in Edison at 10:01 am and 10:02 am, respectively. They are currently 17 years old, attending...

Female Fashion for Thanksgiving

Female Fashion for Thanksgiving

December 1, 2013

The holiday season is a festive time. However such times of celebration may often be interrupted by unsettling stress. Whether it’s the difficulty of...

Owning a pig as a pet with keep you squealing

By: Christina Ross, Club Reporter

December 1, 2013

Filed under Trending

Do you have a pet? The usual house pet is a dog or cat. Well now you can own a pig and have it in your home as a pet. Now I am sure that you have never thought of owning a pig. Nowadays people around the country are buying pigs and keeping them as a pet. The majority of people think they have to go to the zoo to see a pig. Apparently having a pig as a pet has a lot of pros. Pigs...

Will you qualify for the History Honor Society?

By: Richard Dare, Reporter

November 21, 2013

Filed under Student Life

The History Honor Society is an association of students among the nation who have excelled in History and have therefore received recognition by this organization. Teachers Mr. Drew Biri and Mr. Andrew Hill are the current administrator's of Colonia High School's chapter. Much like other Honor Societies--such as the Spanish, National, and International Thespian Societies--the...

Styling Tips: Finding The Perfect Fall Boots

Styling Tips: Finding The Perfect Fall Boots

By: Patrycja Pajdak, Club Reporter

November 21, 2013

Filed under Fashion Sense, Student Life

Boots have been a fashion necessity for decades and are presented each fall and winter season. With traces of summer long gone, boots have been the first...

Colonia High School FBLA hopes to do big things this school year

By: Timothy Williams, Reporter

November 11, 2013

Filed under Club Corner

Colonia High School is home to many interesting and productive clubs. The school puts a strong emphasis on extracurricular activities that are beneficial to the student’s future. One of the most popular and acclaimed clubs in the school is Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA). FBLA is an after school club that assembles the business-savvy students throughout the...

New club, Program X appeals to future computer programers

By: Mehvish Ali, Club Reporter - Club Corner Beat

October 31, 2013

Filed under Club Corner

Computer programming, like many other technical professions, will be quite useful in the real world, both in preparation for college courses on coding and in finding a fun and fulfilling career. Most every job requires computer programming and code, from marketing in agriculture to the gameplay and graphics in CGI films and videogames. Computer programming – and its usage...

Seniors can take TAPS to work with children in elementary schools

By: Alyssa Harrigane, Reporter

October 31, 2013

Filed under Classes

The Teachers Apprentice Program (commonly referred to as TAPs) is a course offered at Colonia High School where students learn to interact with and help elementary/middle school students alongside a designated teacher. Taught by Ms. Joann Gobbo, this class is only for students in the 12th grade. While the class is elective, it is certainly a course that should be taken...

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