The student news site of Colonia High School

The Declaration

  • Homeroom today after block one!

  • Home Game : Colonia takes on St. Joes Friday night at 7pm

  • No School Thursday! - Rosh Hashanah

Cotillion forges from the gym to a banquet hall

Cotillion forges from the gym to a banquet hall

March 19, 2014

Cotillion for many years has always been hosted at Colonia High School in the gym. This year, the 2014 junior class officers, Mrs. McNamara, and Mrs....

NJ Governor proposes extending school day and school year

NJ Governor proposes extending school day and school year

March 18, 2014

The Governor of New Jersey, Chris Christie, proposed a new idea for students of New Jersey on January 14, 2014; the idea calls for longer school days...

Murray Competes at Poetry Out Loud

Murray Competes at Poetry Out Loud

March 12, 2014

On Tuesday, February 11th 2014, Tenomewah “Lynnette” Murray, senior at Colonia, competed at the Poetry Out Loud National Recitation Contest  which was held at the T...

Increasing Snow, Increasing Problems

Increasing Snow, Increasing Problems

March 12, 2014

The growing snow piles and lack of space to place the excessive amounts of snow caused problems for Colonia High School students who were attempting to...

Two Teachers and one student take the plunge to raise money for Special Olympics

Two Teachers and one student take the plunge to raise money for Special Olympics

March 2, 2014

On February 22nd, participants of the Polar Bear Plunge braved the cold water to raise money for the Special Olympics in Seaside Heights, New Jersey an...

Opening ceremony of the Sochi Olympics contained only one small glitch

Opening ceremony of the Sochi Olympics contained only one small glitch

February 25, 2014

The four year long wait is finally over – the Winter Olympics are in Sochi. The opening ceremony, held at Sochi’s Fischt Olympic Stadium in Russia, began Friday, February 07, 2014 at 7:30 ES...

Stand for Children: 16th Annual Backpack Campaign

Stand for Children: 16th Annual Backpack Campaign

February 17, 2014

Attention Colonia High School Community: The Interact Rotary Club is orchestrating the Stand for Children 16th Annual Backpack Campaign to help children...

What happened in 2013 at Colonia High

What happened in 2013 at Colonia High

January 6, 2014

2013 is coming to a close, and this was a memorable year. Especially in Colonia High School. From the class of 2013 saying their final farewells, to the...

Shared Experience: What it is Like to See the Tree Lighting in NYC

By: Justin Benitez, Reporter

January 6, 2014

Filed under News

On December 4th, 2014, the lights of the Rockefeller Christmas tree, located in the heart of New York City, were lit for millions of spectators in person and on TV. It was the perfect day--around 50 degrees, without a drop falling from the sky. Many claimed that it was the best weather for the lighting in several years. As soon as I arrived at Penn Station, the crowd...

Make a child’s Christmas by donating a toy to Toys for Tots

By: Stephanie Polonis, Reporter

January 6, 2014

Filed under Community Service, News

Toys for Tots is a local toy drive for needy and sick kids conducted around the holidays. With just one special toy, you can make a difference in the lives of little kids who can’t afford a Christmas. According to statistics from the National Center for Children in Poverty, there are over 29 million needy children in the United States who live in low-income families. Without...

What’s on a Teenager’s Chistmas List

By: John Ross, Club Reporter

January 6, 2014

Filed under News

As kids grow up, it becomes increasingly hard to find the perfect holiday gift for both teenage boys and girls. They might have a specific idea in mind; they could be dreaming of expensive items that are out of reach, or maybe have no idea what they want as well! About a week ago, I conducted a survey of teenagers that pondered the question: what do you really want for Christmas?...

Helping the Typhoon Haiyan Survivors

By: Victoria Nguyen, Club Reporter & Copy Editor

January 6, 2014

Filed under News

Though it has been almost a month after Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines, nothing has been restored back to normal for the Filipino survivors. About 10,000 people were pronounced dead, and destruction of the island left citizens devastated and homeless. The survivors of the Philippine cities that got ravaged by the storm are still depending entirely on shipped supplies...

The student news site of Colonia High School
News