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Getting ready to repay the woman who gave them gifts a month earlier by giving her gifts on the second Valentines Day. It was originally discovered in Japan in 1978, and ever since, it has become a tradition in many Asian nations.
How Valentine's Day is celebrated in other countries and on what days
By: Massimo DelPozo, Reporter • February 14, 2023

Valentine's Day is observed in a variety of ways and on various dates around the world, but it always serves the same purpose: to express appreciation for a significant other. Origin  The first Valentine's Day card is thought to have been created in France in 1415...

Pictured are the different angel number sequences. These are a form of numerology.
Angel numbers: what do they mean?
By: Dylan DaCunha, Editor-in-Chief • February 13, 2023

Ever seen a sequence of numbers frequently and thought "that's odd?" For example, checking the time and it's 3:33 p.m., then later going for gas and the price is exactly $3.33. Many believe this to be a coincidence, but there's actually a bigger culprit: angel numbers. What are angel numbers? According to USA Today, angel numbers are "repeating number sequences, often used as...

Recent Sports Scores
Cheerleaders uniforms lead to controversey
Cheerleader's uniforms lead to controversey
By: Sofia Sokolow, Reporter • February 23, 2023

Watching NFL or even an All-Star cheer routine can bring excitment to the crowd. Between the stunts they throw, tumbling they do and the energy of their dances, it's hard not to notice the sparkling uniforms that...

The first board game was made over 4,000 years ago in roughly 177 B.C.
The first video game created was made in October 1958.
Board games versus video games
By: Elias Meli, reporter • March 13, 2023

Even though video games can be fun from time to time, board games are overall just a better experience. Sure it can get stressful during a game of Monopoly or Clue but it...

Due to the anomalies surrounding Devils Tree, its been featured on Weird NJ. Weird NJ is a magazine that writes about urban legends in New Jersey.
Devil's Tree: impacting New Jersey legends
By: Joseph Sanfilippo, Managing Editor of Entertainment and Media • November 18, 2022

There's an inherent sense of spectacle when someone mentions something that's scary or traumatic. People either feel the need to go up to it...

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...

Push Up with Phillip: CrossFit training with Biri
By: Phillip Falzarano, Managing Editor of Sports • December 7, 2022

Phil Falzarano, senior, and Mr. Biri, history teacher, talk about CrossFit and what he does to get ready for marathons.

January 12, 2023

Did you know that the Hollywood sign in Los Angeles used to say "Hollywoodland", but was changed in 1949.

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Behind the NASA astronaut that orbited around Earth, mathematician Katherine Johnson was one of the many women the public doesnt credit for these achievements. In 2015, she was granted the Medal of Freedom by President Obama and five years later, she passed in 2020.
Katherine Johnson -
By: Rachelle Saerang, Editor • March 31, 2023

“I don't have a feeling of inferiority. Never had. I'm as good as anybody, but no better.”

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Hispanic Heritage Month 2022
October 19, 2022

Social & Emotional Learning: how to manage stress
By: The Declaration Staff April 25, 2022

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

Holiday movie trivia
By: Roopi Notra, reporter • December 21, 2020

Most popular female hairstyles of 2022
Most popular female hairstyles of 2022
By: Victoria Sanchez, Reporter • February 1, 2023

In 2022, many of Instagram's most popular artists revived Y2K and 1980s hairstyles. Last year's popular hairstyles included the shag, all-natural, modern-day Rachel cut, and...

Fleshgod Apocalypse
Heavy metal music has meaning behind the yelling
By: John Kucel, Reporter • March 13, 2023

Heavy metal music is said to be dying out, but they are still touring world wide, such as Metallica, Slipknot and others. Counter Arguments As a metal head the main argument...

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Looking at Free Press in Russia
By: Sora Tura March 3, 2023

Pictured are gluten-free sweet potato muffins with pecan streusel. These are a great treat to make for gluten sensitive people, by Bakes by Brown Sugar.
Gluten sensitivity: restaurants not accounting for it
By: Victoria Sanchez, Reporter • February 17, 2023

What is gluten sensitivity? Restaurant menus provide a limited selection of gluten-free items. Due to the lack of options, many individuals with gluten sensitivity, gluten...

AP Style Guide - Punctuation & Capitalization
By: Dylan DaCunha, Editor-in-Chief • January 6, 2022
AP Style Guide- Numerals & Abbreviations
By: Katherine Albuquerque, Editor • January 6, 2022
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