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  • October 18 CHS is using hall passes again starting Monday, 10/18/21! You MUST have a pass in the hallways!
The student news site of Colonia High School

The Declaration

The student news site of Colonia High School

The Declaration

Despite the ports being overwhelmed, unloading cargo from ships is also a major factor in toy delays.
Shipping delays affect holiday shopping
By: Jackie Poznanski, Editor • November 23, 2021

As the holiday season approaches, stores urge shoppers to start gift buying now. Due to the pandemic, major shipping services are understaffed and taking longer to produce. These shipping delays may affect holiday shopping in a way that can ruin tradition. Reasoning Ever since the pandemic, supply chain issues have affected the productivity of shipping...

As part of Colonias SEL program, therapy dog Darius Ruffer was brought in to school.
Administration thinks SEL is effective, students' opinions seem to differ
By: Sarah Quiceno, Reporter • November 16, 2021

Colonia High School implemented the Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Program during last year’s 2020-2021 school year, but thoughts over whether or not the program is really being effective or not have started to bring up the question, “Is SEL really effective?”   What is SEL? SEL is a program many school districts are using from grades K-12. It's used to promote strong...

Knowing the laws of karma
Knowing the laws of karma
October 13, 2021
Holiday movie trivia
By: Roopi Notra, reporter • December 20, 2020

Snow storm update
By: Christia Assa, Managing Editor • December 18, 2020

Reporting on remote learning instead of a snow day
By: Emily Spillar, Co-Editor-In-Chief • December 16, 2020

Halloween Interviews
By: Niko DaSilva, Reporter • October 30, 2020

Snow storm aftermath
By: Jackie Poznanski, Editor • January 20, 2020

How to clean your sneakers
By: Niko DaSilva, Reporter • June 14, 2021

How to paint on glass
By: Roopindar Notra, reporter • May 26, 2021

How to make Ket Lime Pie
By: Olivia Bryant, reporter • May 26, 2021

How to braid hair
By: Lauren Dugan, Reporter • May 26, 2021

Watch out because the boys are back
Aaron Rodgers’ future with the Packers left unclear

Aaron Rodgers’ future with the Packers left unclear

June 15, 2021

Chess is shown to be a strategic sport

Chess is shown to be a strategic sport

June 15, 2021

2020-2021 boys’ tennis season end on a “perfect” note, 17-0

2020-2021 boys’ tennis season end on a “perfect” note, 17-0

June 14, 2021

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Millennial’s are normalizing Playboy Bunny apparel
Downside to the devious lick challenge

Downside to the devious lick challenge

November 15, 2021

Teens should cherish their youth, social media says otherwise

Teens should cherish their youth, social media says otherwise

October 15, 2021

“New normal” and its impact on the 2021-2022 school year

“New normal” and its impact on the 2021-2022 school year

June 15, 2021

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A view of Citi Field. the view from the inside is stunning and connot be replicated from a TV Screen.
Shared Experience: going to a ballpark during a pandemic
By: Colin Thompson, Reporter • June 15, 2021

Going to a baseball game is one of the best things you could ever do. But because of Covid-19, that great pastime was stripped away from us for...

Environmentalist normally try to galvanize as many supporters as possible to work against climate change. 
Galvanize
By: Katherine Albuquerque, Editor • December 3, 2021

Definition (verb) To cause (people) to take action on something that they are excited or concerned about. Sentence Environmentalist normally try to galvanize as many supporters...

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The word teach comes from Old English, and has been  used in English since the 9th century. Teacher dates from the late 13th century.
McCoy is a teacher and a role model
By: Haley O, reporter • May 7, 2021

Colonia High School, a school that promotes nothing but character, commitment, and community, is an environment that allows students to learn....

Behind the scenes of Get Out
Behind the scenes of Home Alone

Behind the scenes of Home Alone

November 15, 2021

Behind the scenes of Sherlock Jr.

Behind the scenes of Sherlock Jr.

November 12, 2021

Behind the scenes of Candyman

Behind the scenes of Candyman

November 10, 2021

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Beyond the Ponytail: Episode 4
By: Emily Spillar, Co-Editor-In-Chief • March 29, 2021

"Women in the Military" - Women’s History Month, Women in the Military, Interview with Lindsey Melki.

Nothing but net podcast episode 5
By: Matthew Mendives, Co-Editor-in-Chief • March 19, 2021

Host Matthew Mendives interviews Amir Saddeh on the first half of the season.

Jeans have been a classic staple in fashion for decades. For women, it can be a struggle to find the perfect pair.
Women get the denim blues trying to find the perfect fit
By: Dylan DaCunha, Reporter • November 18, 2021

With things slowly going back to normal following the pandemic, wardrobes are going back to normal too. This means no more sweatpants and pajamas during the work or school...

“Sour” by Olivia Rodrigo has finally arrived, it couldn’t be more sweet
“Sour” by Olivia Rodrigo has finally arrived, it couldn’t be more sweet
By: Arianna Angel, Club Reporter • June 14, 2021

May 21st, being a popular release date for multiple artists, happened to be one of the best for one in particular. Record-Breaking Olivia Rodrigo takes first with a sweep...

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10 activities to do in quarantine
By: Christia Assa, Managing Editor • January 25, 2021

December 2 – Evergreen trees

December 1- Christmas origins

November 30

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Banana bread is very good for your heart, which is all because of the bananas in them! Bananas are high in potassium, which regulates blood pressure and normalizes the hearts function.
How to make banana bread
By: Haley O’Neill, Reporter • June 11, 2021

Introduction From traditional recipes to ones found online, many recipes for making banana bread vary. Banana bread, an almost cake-like sweet can make your mouth water instantly--that...

Marilyn Monroe was an American actress singer, and model.
Quote of the day- Marilyn Monroe
By: Alexa Leviten, Managing Editor & Public Relations • June 11, 2021

“I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as...

AP Style Guide: Punctuation, Capitalization, and SEO Score
By: Jackie Poznanski, Editor • December 4, 2020
Using Covid- 19 terms properly
By: Alexa Leviten, Managing Editor & Public Relations • December 4, 2020
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