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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

Step out of your comfort zone, travel to Kashmir

Step out of your comfort zone, travel to Kashmir

October 8, 2017

Do you enjoy traveling abroad? Why do so many people enjoy traveling to foreign places? 3.5 percent of Americans travel overseas. Traveling overseas is a great experience. You learn the diff...

Camp Happy Times Celebrates 35 Years

Camp Happy Times Celebrates 35 Years

June 6, 2017

"For more than 35 years, The Valerie Fund has operated Camp Happy Times." Camp Happy Times (CHT) is a non-profit organization that welcomes any child from ...

Case for extending high-school start times

Case for extending high-school start times

By: Patrick Coveny, Spring Reporter

May 31, 2017

Filed under Opinions

The National Sleep Foundation, a leading American organization studying slumber, recommends that each night adolescents obtain eight to ten hours of sleep. ...

Air cooling is best for schools

Air cooling is best for schools

May 29, 2017

This is an issue brought up one too many times. Air cooling is necessary in school buildings in order for the educational process to be effective.  One...

A world with no bees

A world with no bees

May 24, 2017

One of nature's biggest assets, the honey bees, are slowly disappearing from the face of Earth, results of this dilemma will vary. Bees include about...

Why A Trade Might Be Right For You

Why A Trade Might Be Right For You

May 9, 2017

Your entire life, you’re told college is the only option. That just is not the case. As our society has continued down this path, the trade industry has suffered. Less people are going into the blue collar workforce, leading to a large demographic of aged tradesman that are continuing to diminish in numbers.

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Assigned reading kills student’s summers

Assigned reading kills student’s summers

May 3, 2017

Why do we have summer reading? Well according to schools we have summer reading so the students don't “slip.”  The AP and honors kids to read hard...

Working for the family business is it the way to go

Working for the family business is it the way to go

May 2, 2017

Opinions, everyone has one, but not everyone is the same. Are the shoes to fill for your parents too far upon expectations? For me, my parents think that I...

The Growth of Climate Change

The Growth of Climate Change

April 29, 2017

A new epidemic has taken its toll - climate change, also known as global warming, and matters will only get worse if  people don’t start cleaning up their...

The need for caffeine: should coffee be allowed in schools?

The need for caffeine: should coffee be allowed in schools?

April 27, 2017

With popular coffee chains such as Starbucks, Dunkin Donuts, and McCafes all near by, it is more than common to see high school students with a cup of Joe...

A Cry For Help: Syria

A Cry For Help: Syria

By: Afrah Momin, Spring Reporter

April 25, 2017

Filed under Opinions

In article from CNN, Syria has been going through a civil war since 2011.  During that year, a revolution of violent and non-violent protests went on...

Pros and Cons of Balancing Work and School

Pros and Cons of Balancing Work and School

April 25, 2017

As teenagers get older, there are more opportunities for them to get involved in their communities and find themselves work. Although many view jobs...

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