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The Declaration

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The Fresh Grocer in Colonia, Nj, offers both red and green baskets, Though, customers tend to steal them.
Has the plastic bag ban made life harder?
By: Daniella Albuquerque, Editor-in-chief • June 12, 2024

In May 2022, NJ decided to listen to its residents, and passed a law banning plastic and paper bags. This milestone was cheered among many, since environmental groups have been pushing for this change. Due to the fact that the US alone is responsible for over 327...

Purchased by Jeffrey Epstein in 1998, Little St. James is a private island in the US Virgin Islands. The property was nicknamed Little St. Jeff.
Jeffery Epstein Unfolded
January 31, 2024

Embracing Diversity: Religion classes can Inspires Students with Unbiased Insights into Various Faiths
Religious History in Public Schools
By: Faith Ruth, Reporter • June 10, 2024

In an increasingly diverse and interconnected world, the need for cultural understanding and religious literacy has never been more pertinent. Introducing religious background/history classes in public schools offers a gateway to stimulate empathy, tolerance, and mutual respect among students of varying beliefs. By teaching the tapestry of different religious traditions, students...

Recent Sports Scores
During the senior night of the boys tennis team, the team gets together for a group photo. The team celebrated 9 seniors.
Colonia tennis match against Wardlaw High School
By: Jaden Espiritu, Reporter • June 6, 2024

On April 3, 2024 at 4:00 p.m. the Colonia High School Boys Tennis Team had a match against the Wardlaw-Hartridge Boys Tennis Team. The match took place at Wardlaw-Hartridge High School.  First set singles Singles...

Listing some of the classes a senior can take, student Jaden Espiritu presents his senior class schedule. The schedule is filled with many AP and duel enrollment courses.
Toxic rank environment needs to end
By: Jaden Espiritu, Reporter • April 12, 2024

Colonia High School students are being limited to what classes they can take. Teachers and guidance counselors believe that the level course a student takes can affect their...

Embracing the kiddie table
Embracing the kiddie table
December 20, 2023
Colonia Boys' Basketball 2023-2024
Colonia vs. Middle Township boys' basketball 2024
By: Dylan Maltez, Reporter • February 20, 2024

June 7th, 1978- Washington Bullets win the NBA Finals
June 7th, 1978- Washington Bullets win the NBA Finals
By: Dylan Miller, Editor • June 7, 2024

The Washington Bullets(now known as the Wizards), won the series in 7 games over the Seattle Supersonics(Now known as the Oklahoma City Thunder)....

Cultural Beauty: Episode 1: hair types and routines
By: Aurora Mena Barrios, Oreofeoluwa I. Gidado, Zanyiah Rivers, and Faith Ruth May 30, 2024

Topping the Charts: Episode 1: Trending headlines of '24
By: Sofia Sokolow, Reporter • February 2, 2024

In this episode we are talking about Judge Deobra Redden, Gypsy Rose Blanchard and Kanye West along with his new wife Bianca Censori.

(Left) I started Acctutane in July of 2023, as you can see my acne was severe. (Right) Seven months later, I was coming to an end of my journey.
Accutane may be the only cure for acne
By: Daniella Albuquerque, Editor-in-chief • June 5, 2024

Acne is a common factor that many teens, young adults and even adults deal with. According to the Amercian Academy of Dermatology Association,"...

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Gossiping was the main theme of Gossip Girl. 
Word of the Day 06/06/2024
By: Daniella Albuquerque, Editor-in-chief • June 11, 2024
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Foodie review: Birria Kitchen's tacos
By: Oreofeoluwa I. Gidado, Reporter • April 24, 2024

Product review: bubble tea at Gong cha
By: Tiffany Sajow, Reporter • January 29, 2024

Goodbye . . . Hello (Starting Semester 2)
February 6, 2024

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

Countdown to Graduation
Congratulations, Seniors! You did it!Everyone else, have a great summer!
Natalie Keyssar is a documentary photographer based in Brooklyn, New York.
Natalie Keyssar
By: Aurora Mena Barrios, editor • May 30, 2024

Nails are one of the most sensitive parts of the body. But not many people realize how much harm you could be doing to your hands and nails by using UV driers.
Harmful side-effects of UV lights in nail salons
By: Bridget Lavelle, Reporter • May 3, 2024

One way of pampering yourself is a manicure. Treat yourself to something solely for the purpose of looks, design, creative expression, etc. When getting your nails done, it's...

The Whos Tommy Revival is Sensational
The Who's Tommy Revival is Sensational
By: Joao Julca, Reporter • May 30, 2024

The Who’s "Tommy" is a British Rock Opera created by Pete Townshend and The Who’s. Originally created in 1969 as a concept album it was later made into an odd experimental...

Driving to the basket, Colonias Frank Lehmann looks to score between Luke Fresco (21) and Ryan Granito (5) of St. Joes.
Fun Fact 3/21/24
March 21, 2024

Statistically the most unproductive month in the US is March because of NBA basketball.

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grace on her newest release, "uninhibitedly"
By: Arianna Angel, Reporter • March 25, 2024

As we begin to reach late March and April is just around the corner, we at the music corner in the Declaration have decided upon a new special...

Be careful on the roads, pay attention to the road while driving.
May 23, 2024 --
By: Jada Powell, Editor • May 23, 2024

It is illegal to drive blindfolded in Alabama.

You better give your donkey a proper sleeping place. Fun facts, donkeys can sleep standing for a while.
May 22, 2024
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Sorry if you wanted a unicorn, have to stick with the basics here in Vermont.
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There are so many stories around about people leaving their 9 to 5 jobs to pursue a career in the arts
There are so many stories around about people leaving their 9 to 5 jobs to pursue a career in the arts
March 29, 2024

Cows prefer slow music
Cows prefer slow music
March 28, 2024
When ordering at La Chula Tex-Mex & House 157, you will be able to experience Carribean, Mexican, Nigerian, and more. The chicken tacos comes with a colorful array vegetables & guacamole.
Local Nearby Grubs Worth Your Money
By: Faith Ruth, Reporter • May 28, 2024

La Chula Tex-Mex Rahway NJ Want to visit a Local Grub nearby? La Chula Tex-Mex promises a vibrant and flavorful dining experience, but its offerings proved to be a mixed...

May 25, 1977- Star Wars Opens in Theaters
May 25, 1977- "Star Wars" Opens in Theaters
By: Lily Borek, Editor • May 25, 2024

On this day in 1977, the famous movie "Star Wars" opens in theaters.

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