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The Declaration

Pictured is Colonia Alum Jennifer Elizabeth Metzger. This is the sign on Route 9 that honored her, that has been taken down.
Sign honoring Jennifer Metzger removed by NJDOT
By: Dylan DaCunha, Editor-in-Chief • September 30, 2022

Colonia High School's student, Jennifer Metzger, passed away May 14,  2009 in a fatal car crash as a result of speeding. The Metzger family put up a sign on Route 9 in Woodbridge, New Jersey where the crash occurred following the accident. The sign has been there for...

Pictured is the traditional Starbucks logo featuring a mermaid. This logo has remained the same since the company opened.
The guide to trying Starbucks coffee
By: Dylan DaCunha, Editor-in-Chief • June 21, 2022

Starbucks is a multimillion-dollar coffeehouse company. Many are opposed to the company's high prices or strong coffee, but here's the ultimate guide if you're looking to try out the company. Sweet coffee If you enjoy sweeter drinks, there are many options that you can try to satisfy the sweet tooth. The Java Chip Frappuccino is the sweetest drink at Starbucks. It has a total...

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A star player, WNBA guard Seimone Augustus played for the Minnesota Lynx. However, talented female athletes like her rarely get recognized on a large scale.
Discriminating against the ponytail
By: Dylan DaCunha, Editor-in-Chief • September 14, 2022

How many women do you know that play sports? Well, nearly 44% of the student-athlete population are women who play sports collegiately. In professional sports, women make up 40% of the participants, yet only 4%...

According to, Americans overwhelmingly agree that parents should be at least a little strict with their children.
Many parents are too tough on their children
By: Angelle Sherman June 15, 2022

Parents enrolling their kids in tennis from a young age Many parents are very tough on their children when it comes to playing tennis, especially from a young age. Statistically...

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Shared Experience: things to experience in Amsterdam
By: Sarah Quiceno, Reporter • June 15, 2022

Traveling to different countries is a great way to see different cultures and learn about the country's history. My experience In the fall...

Pictured are standard single dollar bills. Theres about $1.79 trillion in circulation right now.
April 29 - the life of money
By: Dylan DaCunha, Editor-in-Chief • April 29, 2022

Money doesn't live as long as one would think. $1 bills lasts about 6.6 years according to the Federal Reserve.

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The Power of Your Mind Podcast
By: Alexa Leviten, Managing Editor & Public Relations • June 14, 2022

This podcast targets individuals who are ready for self-growth and want to better themselves with a more healthy perspective of life. Mrs. DiNicola...

Defining our identity podcast: multi-cultural identity
By: Christia Assa, Managing Editor • April 5, 2022

In this episode, I talked with Taina about her multi-cultural identity. We talked about the experience of what it is like to have different cultural...

Societal pressures & expectations
By: Alexa Leviten, Managing Editor & Public Relations • April 1, 2022

Farewell to the Declaration and all its readers! Thank you for the last two years!
By: Katherine Albuquerque, Editor • June 16, 2022

Definition (noun) An act of parting or of marking someone's departure Sentence Farewell to the Declaration and all its readers! Thank you for the last two years!

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Young children are the most credulous individuals in the world. 
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During Christmas time, people always festoon their homes with many lights. 
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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...

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

Start the conversation - love yourself
By: The Declaration Staff April 3, 2022

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

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

Pictured are an array of the Crocs Classic Clog in a variety of colors. In recent years they have been increasingly popular.
Crocs: discussing the hype
By: Benjie Pabon May 27, 2022

Has there been a shoe more controversial than Crocs? The shoe has been receiving increasing criticism for its special designs. Croc origins Crocs date back to 2002 by way...

We Dont Talk About Bruno Dominates the Charts for the Second Week
"We Don't Talk About Bruno" Dominates the Charts for the Second Week
By: Arianna Angel, Reporter at Colonia High School • September 14, 2022

For as long as we can remember, radio artists have topped the charts with their exceptional music. Singers and Songwriters use their talent to create a song that has a chance...

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The Press in Eritrea
By: Julia Arocho, Reporter • March 23, 2022

Free warm cup of herbal tea photo, public domain beverage CC0 image.
Spilling the tea on Bigelow's flavors
By: Angelle Sherman May 9, 2022

Bigelow Earl Grey tea has a very earthy tea flavor that is not complex. The bergamot flavor is very strong. Though overall the taste is pretty typical. With a little milk...

Avengers: Infinity War is part one to the end of the Infinity Saga. The film was directed by the Russo brothers.
Avengers: Infinity War Quotes
June 14, 2022

“I Assure You, Brother. The Sun Will Shine On Us Again.” “We're In The Endgame Now.”

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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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