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  • 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 Return of the King is Published

The Return of the King is Published

October 20, 2017

On October 20, 1955, the publication of "The Return of the King", the 3rd and final volume of "The Lord of the Rings" by J. R. R. Tolkien occurred in...

Victory at Yorktown

Victory at Yorktown

October 19, 2017

On this day in 1781, the Patriots defeated the Redcoats at the turning point battle of Yorktown. Hopelessly trapped at Yorktown, Virginia, British General...

West Side Story Makes it’s Debute

West Side Story Makes it’s Debute

By: Frankie Brock, Fall Editor and Reporter

October 18, 2017

Filed under Today in History

On this day in history October 18, 1961, "West Side Story", directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins, the film adaptation of the 1957 Broadway musical,...

Optical Phonograph Patent

Optical Phonograph Patent

By: Frankie Brock, Fall Editor and Reporter

October 17, 2017

Filed under Today in History

On this day in history in 1888, Thomas Edison filed a patent for the Optical Phonograph, the first movie. Edison claimed that it will do for the eye what...

Woman Crowned Queen of Poland

Woman Crowned Queen of Poland

By: Frankie Brock, Fall Editor and Reporter

October 16, 2017

Filed under Today in History

On this day in history, October 16, 1384, Jadwiga is crowned King of Poland, despite being a woman. Jadwiga, also known as Hedwig, was the first female...

Military Trained Dolphins

Military Trained Dolphins

By: Frankie Brock, Fall Editor and Reporter

October 13, 2017

Filed under Today in History

On this day in history, shockingly the 1st military use of trained dolphins occurred in Persian Gulf, by the United States Navy. Military-trained marine...

“Three Blind Mice” rhyme is published

“Three Blind Mice” rhyme is published

October 12, 2017

On this day in 1609, the famous children's rhyme "Three Blind Mice" was published in London. The Mice were featured in multiple cinematic movies and...

First woman FBI Special Investigator appointed

First woman FBI Special Investigator appointed

By: Frankie Brock, Fall Editor and Reporter

October 11, 2017

Filed under Today in History

On this day in history, October 11, 1922, the First woman FBI "special investigator"  Alaska Davidson is appointed. Davidson was trained in New York...

The Women’s Social and Political Union was formed

The Women’s Social and Political Union was formed

By: Frankie Brock, Fall Editor and Reporter

October 10, 2017

Filed under Today in History

On this Day in 1903, The Women's Social and Political Union was formed by Emmeline Pankhurst to fight for women's rights in Britain. The Women's Social...

Sewing Machine Patented

Sewing Machine Patented

By: Frankie Brock, Fall Editor and Reporter

October 9, 2017

Filed under Today in History

On this day in history October 11, 1855, American inventor Isaac Singer patents sewing machine motor. The mechanic sewing machine revitalized the clothing...

Far Side of the Moon seen for the First Time

Far Side of the Moon seen for the First Time

By: Frankie Brock, Fall Editor and Reporter

October 7, 2017

Filed under Today in History

On October 7, 1959, the far side of Moon is seen for the 1st time, courtesy of USSR's Luna 3 space probe. Tidal forces from Earth have slowed down the...

Faith Hill and Tim McGraw are Married

Faith Hill and Tim McGraw are Married

October 6, 2017

On October 6, 1996, American country singer Faith Hill weds singer and actor Tim McGraw in Rayville, Louisiana. Today being their 21st anniversary, the...

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