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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 power of the vote: Why young adults should take interest in this year’s elections

The power of the vote: Why young adults should take interest in this year’s elections

November 3, 2017

It is no coincidence that five amendments to the U.S. Constitution pertain to the way in which Americans vote. One of the most basic liberties of citizen...

Breast Cancer Walk inspires Colonia residents

Breast Cancer Walk inspires Colonia residents

November 3, 2017

On Oct. 15th, Colonia hosted a 6 breast cancer walk. The Breast Cancer walk left from School 21 on Inman Ave at 12:30 pm and  proceeded to the Colonia...

Can ghosts exist according to science?

Can ghosts exist according to science?

October 31, 2017

The debate of ghosts and spirits is questionable, however, some scientists theorize paranormal activity. According to Dictionary.com, Paranormal is d...

Do students want to go to Halloween attractions?

Do students want to go to Halloween attractions?

By: Angelina Wintonick, Fall Reporter

October 27, 2017

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With Halloween quickly approaching, people all over the country are enjoying many fall festivities. This includes famous haunted hayrides, haunted house...

A look between the relationship of water and America

A look between the relationship of water and America

June 14, 2017

Across America teens aren't drinking enough water. If you take a look around Colonia High School, you are less likely to see students or teachers with a bottle of water. But more likely to see a juice, soda or Dun...

How CHS can transform itself into an eco-friendly school

By: Patrick Covney, Spring Reporter

June 14, 2017

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This year’s seniors will be Colonia High School’s fiftieth graduating class!  For five decades, CHS has proven itself to be a school of scholastic excellence. Colonia High's students have given back to the community in many ways and helped make our town and state a better place. It is now time to prove that we can be excellent, not just academically, but environmental...

Participation Trophies: Are They Really a Win?

Participation Trophies: Are They Really a Win?

By: Samantha Dobbin, Spring Reporter

June 6, 2017

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America has a tradition of giving young kids "participation trophies" for sports and other activities. However, some debate that it encourages failure...

Fleet Week 2017 anchors in New York City

Fleet Week 2017 anchors in New York City

June 6, 2017

Fleet Week is a phenomenal experience in which civilians and military alike intermingle and see first hand what the military can do.

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The Great Barrier Reef to die indefinitely

The Great Barrier Reef to die indefinitely

May 29, 2017

Australia's Great Barrier Reef has been declared by scientists to perish due to the changing climate killing off its coral. The Great Barrier Reef is...

A flash-back to the past in Colonia High

A flash-back to the past in Colonia High

By: Manuela Martinez, Spring Reporter and Editor

April 7, 2017

Filed under News

Colonia High School may have a deeper history than students care to perceive. All it takes is some flipping through the schools' earliest yearbooks to...

International Women’s Day 2017 inspires girls nationwide

International Women’s Day 2017 inspires girls nationwide

By: Patrick Coveny, Spring Reporter

March 28, 2017

Filed under News

International Women’s Day, celebrated annually on March 8th, is a holiday that honors the achievements of women. Around the globe, Women’s Day serves t...

Hate Crimes Increase in Light of New Administration

Hate Crimes Increase in Light of New Administration

March 13, 2017

Attacks directed on specific groups of people seems to have become well known and increasing. Due to constant broadcasting on news sites and social media...

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