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Route 1 on Woodbridge gets covered in smoke after recent wild fire occur in Canada. New York City experiences worse air quality then the effects of 9/11.
Side effects of forest fires
By: Elias Meli, reporter • June 16, 2023

A Forest Fire doesn't need a lot to ignite being with just some dry fuel, air and heat one can erupt in a moment's notice. 80% of them in the US alone are Man-made. As of June  12, 2023 there are many forest fires across the US alone and the number is only increasing...

Kids are getting cell phones at a younger age than years prior.
Kids eventually have to get a phone from their parents
By: Dylan Maltez., Reporter • June 14, 2023

Mobile phones have become an everyday  part of our lives.  Children are no exception. In fact, children are using mobile phones like Iphones and Androids more then ever. I'll explain why these phones are becoming a issue for many young teens around the world. Cause and Effects Believe it or not . Phones have a huge impact on peoples mental health. Some statistics say. That Children...

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This is UEFAs third attempt to hold the final in Turkey after having to transfer it to Lisbon and Porto, for the last two years due to the countrys Covid-19 enforced travel restrictions. There were rumors that it may be moved once more this season due to UEFAs concerns regarding social upheaval in Istanbul as a result of the outcome of the Turkish presidential election, but the governing body dismissed those claims.
Clash of Giants: Previewing the Champions League Final between Manchester City and Inter Milan
June 9, 2023

Winning the UEFA Champions League for Inter Milan or Manchester City represents a momentous accomplishment, solidifying their dominance in European football and etching their names in history as champions of the...

In California, about 100,000 pets are put down in animal shelters due to no space caused by overpopulation. In America, about 6.3 million pets are brought to animal shelters a year and only about 4.1 million are adopted.
Adopting not shopping for pets
By: Lily Borek, Reporter • June 16, 2023

23 million Americans decided to get a pet during the pandemic because they were home so much. These were called "pandemic pets". But now since people are back to work and...

Ever since the pandemic, people have been taking their mental health more seriously.
Therapy for mental health is becoming more accepted
By: Lily Borek, Reporter • June 16, 2023

Ever since the pandemic in 2020, more and more people's mental health has become a problem. Whether it's from being trapped with yourself in...

MovieMania, Episode 3: Inside the Life of an AMC Worker
By: Joe Sanfilippo May 25, 2023

Today on MovieMania I will discuss with Matt Ryan the business of working a movie theater. We talk about the impact COVID had on movies, various...

MovieMania Podcast: Episode 2: And the Oscar goes to…
By: Joe Sanfilippo January 18, 2023

Joe and JP discuss their picks for the Golden Globes and Academy Awards. They also discuss some of the best movies and performances of the year....

Push Up with Phillip: Episode 2: Talking with Cerchio
By: Phillip Falzarano, Managing Editor of Sports • January 18, 2023

This episode is about heavy lifting and what you should be doing in the gym.  In this podcast, Mr. Sal Cerchio is interviewed about weight training...

Quorum:  the number (as a majority) of members or officers that must be present to conduct business.
09/25/2023 Word of the Day
By: Daniella Albuquerque, Editor-in-chief • September 25, 2023

Word of the Day: Quorum (quo-rum) noun Definition: the number (as a majority) of members or officers that must be present to conduct business. How to use it in a...

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ChapStick review by Lily and Sofia
By: Lily Borek and Sofia Sokolow June 16, 2023

Athletes' mental health in the media
By: Dylan DaCunha, Editor-in-Chief • June 13, 2023

Valentine's Day Interviews 2023
By: Declaration Staff April 17, 2023

Students question the mask lift
By: Jackie Poznanski, Editor • April 4, 2022

According to Leaders, by 2026  the sneaker industry is estimated to be worth $100 billion. By 2030, the sneaker resale industry is expected to grow $30 billion.
Has Sneaker Reselling ruined the Sneaker Community?
By: Angel Gonzalez, Reporter • June 14, 2023

Sneaker reselling has become a big trade over the past few years. Numerous people have created businesses and companies to sell and buy Limited edition and Rare sneakers....

Overview of every Slipknot album
By: John Kucel, Reporter • June 13, 2023

Slipknot is one of the most popular nu metal bands, forming in Des Moines, Iowa in 1995. The band consists of 9 members, despite their line-up seeing some changes, the thing...

Fun Fact 9/27/23
Fun Fact 9/27/23
By: Sofia Sokolow, Reporter • September 27, 2023

The width is greater than the moon. The diamter of the moon is 3,400 km (2,113), whereas the length of Australia from east to west is about 4,000 km (2,485 miles)

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Free Press Project(Vietnam)
By: Dylan Miller May 24, 2023

The freedoms Russia doesn´t have
By: Daniella Albuquerque, Editor-in-chief • May 24, 2023

Countdown to Graduation
Congratulations, Seniors! You did it!Everyone else, have a great summer!
Choosing the best dinner spot in Woodbridge township
Choosing the best dinner spot in Woodbridge township
By: Victoria Sanchez, Reporter • May 23, 2023

A survey produced by Mrs. Allen's journalism class determined the best dinner restaurant in Woodbridge township. The survey was uploaded on social media platforms and was...

On this day in 2002, 7,000 citizen march in protest of the invasion of Iraq.
September 27, 2002- Seven Thousand People March in Denver. Colorado
By: Lily Borek, Reporter • September 27, 2023

On this day in 2002, 7,000 people marched in Denver, Colorado to protest the United States plan to invade Iraq when former president Bush visited the city.

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