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The Declaration

  • 1st Marking period report card grades will be available by 8am Wednesday morning

  • The next SAT test date is December 2

  • Colonia Holiday Tree Lighting is on Decmber 1st at 6 p.m.

  • No School November 23rd & 24th Happy Thanks Giving!

  • Colonia High will Have a Half day on Wednesday November 22

  • Come out to support the Winter Concert/Arts Festival on December 7th at 7:00pm

The first President to pardon a turkey was Harry Truman in 1947

The first President to pardon a turkey was Harry Truman in 1947

November 22, 2017

It is now a beloved tradition.

The first board game was called Senet and was invented in 3100 AD

The first board game was called Senet and was invented in 3100 AD

November 20, 2017

The game was played in Ancient Egypt and had players travel through famous tombs.

There is an opera house on the U.S.-Canada border where the stage is in Canada and the audience is in the United States

There is an opera house on the U.S.-Canada border where the stage is in Canada and the audience is in the United States

By: Patrick Coveny, Fall Editor and Reporter

November 16, 2017

Filed under Fun Fact of the Day

It's called the Haskell Free Library and Opera House and it has been open since 1904!

Months that begin on a Sunday will always have a Friday the 13th

Months that begin on a Sunday will always have a Friday the 13th

By: Patrick Coveny, Fall Editor and Reporter

November 15, 2017

Filed under Fun Fact of the Day

Scary, right?!

Big Ben in London is named after the person who oversaw its construction

Big Ben in London is named after the person who oversaw its construction

By: Patrick Coveny, Fall Editor and Reporter

November 13, 2017

Filed under Fun Fact of the Day

Sir Benjamin Hall was his name!

New Jersey could fit into the state of Alaska 15 times.

New Jersey could fit into the state of Alaska 15 times.

November 10, 2017

New Jersey is the third smallest states while Alaska is the nation's largest.

In 1986, Apple founded an apparel business

In 1986, Apple founded an apparel business

November 8, 2017

It has since been discontinued, and may be Steve Jobs only bad business idea.

Election day was first held on a Tuesday to accommodate farmers

Election day was first held on a Tuesday to accommodate farmers

November 7, 2017

Election Day in November is held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday as rural farmers who lived miles away from polling locations needed time to...

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