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The Declaration

  • Arts High School is coming today at 10:00 am - Friday, October 20th

  • The Spanish Honor Society Induction ceremony is Thursday October 26th

  • Colonia takes on J.P. Stevens in their last home game this Friday at 7pm

  • This Friday is Senor Night for Football players and Cheerleaders

The Hobbit is worth the read

June 6, 2017

Filed under Book Reviews

Growing up I watched all of the Lord of The Rings movies. They are one of my favorite movie series and most I know love those movies. I never read a Lord of the Rings book until I saw the Hobbit trailer. My father suggested I read the book before seeing the movie. That was a very good idea. I believed the movie was really good but the book was even better. The Hobbit was writ...

Amanda Sun creates an enchanting world of “Ink”

By: Manuela Martinez, Spring Editor/Reporter

May 29, 2017

Filed under Book Reviews, Entertainment

If you've ever wanted to travel to Japan but may have been held back by time, money, or life in general, pick up "Ink: Paper Gods #1" by Amanda Sun. "Ink" takes place in Shizuoka, Japan where Katie Greene has just moved.  Away from everything once familiar and sent to live with her aunt, Katie can't seem to adjust. Life for a gaijin (foreigner) in Japan can be quite ...

Review: Story of a Sociopath by Julia Navaro gives a fright

Review: Story of a Sociopath by Julia Navaro gives a fright

By: Patrick Coveny, Spring Reporter

May 29, 2017

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Julia Navaro, a seasoned author with more than ten novels to her name, has gifted us with another provocative page-turner. Her newest publication, Story o...

Alter History with The Axis Of Time

Alter History with The Axis Of Time

May 19, 2017

You will become immersed in the technological thrill and pure destruction of twenty first century weaponry taking on the most powerful weapons of the contemporary era.

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The Alchemist encourages chasing a dream

The Alchemist encourages chasing a dream

By: Jeremy Prieto, Spring Reporter

May 15, 2017

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The Alchemist is a book written by Paulo Coelho a brazilian lyricist and novelist. Some of his works are warrior of the light, eleven minutes, Veronika d...

Be You, Be Every Exquisite Thing captures teen romance

Be You, Be Every Exquisite Thing captures teen romance

By: Afrah Momin, Spring Reporter

May 11, 2017

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Matthew Quick's Every Exquisite Thing was released on May 10, 2016, and received a 4.5/5 rating from Barnes & Noble. Every Exquisite Thing focuses on a girl named Nanette O' Hare. Nanette is an extraordinary soccer player, and is academ...

Asking For It raises questions about society

By: Alivia Taveras, Spring Reporter

May 11, 2017

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As school is coming closer to an end not many teens are reading for enjoyment but that doesn't mean that there aren't any good books on the market. A good book that is out now is Asking for It by Louise O'Neill. Asking for it is a book about an 18 year old girl, Emma O’Donovan in an Irish town. Desperate to prove people wrong, she does something almost out of charact...

Everything, Everything is everything you want in a love story

Everything, Everything is everything you want in a love story

May 9, 2017

In 2015, the book Everything, Everything was written by Nicola Yoon. On May 19, 2017 the movie version of this book will be released. The book is ...

Why “The Other Einstein” is an important read for everyone

Why “The Other Einstein” is an important read for everyone

By: Manuela Martinez, Spring Reporter and Editor

May 7, 2017

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Most if not all of the world is familiar with Albert Einstein, one of history's most brilliant and accomplished scientists. Many agree his work turned...

Playing to Win shows the tough work in Football

Playing to Win shows the tough work in Football

By: Austin Amaro, Spring Reporter

May 3, 2017

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The book Playing To Win is a great read for anyone who is interested in Football. It highlights the behind the scenes work that is put in in order to c...

Trevor Noah Succeeds at Creating a Bestseller

By: Veronica Esteves, Spring Reporter

May 3, 2017

Filed under Book Reviews, Entertainment

The book Born a Crime, written by Trevor Noah, the famous T.V  show host of “The Daily Show,” is a hilarious book that showcases the hardships, and the joys, of growing up as a mixed boy in South Africa. Noah drew the inspiration of this book from his childhood as a South African boy growing up during a time known as apartheid. Apartheid was a system of discrimin...

Get lost within the “Divergent” trilogy

Get lost within the “Divergent” trilogy

May 1, 2017

The Divergent trilogy is a series of young adult science fiction novels written by the American novelist, Veronica Roth, taking place in an apocalypti...

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