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Jada Powell
Editor

Jada Powell

Jada Powell is a senior at Colonia High School part of the Varsity Cheer leading team. Powell was a part of the Colonia High School fashion club and recently joined Black Student Union. She has plans on...

Dylan Miller
Editor

Dylan Miller

Dylan Miller is currently a Junior at Colonia High School,he enjoys participating in sports,earning varsity letters in Cross Country,Winter Track and Spring Track. In addition to participating in sports, Dyl...

Lily Borek
Editor

Lily Borek

Lily Borek is a junior at Colonia High School. She enjoys spending time with friends, watching horror movies and listening to music. Borek plans on going to John Jay College of Criminal Justice to pursue h...

Faith Ruth
Reporter

Faith Ruth

Faith Ruth is a seventeen-year-old junior in high school at Colonia High. She currently owns her own business in lash extensions & e-commerce. Her plans for her future are going to cosmetology school...

Bridget Lavelle
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Bridget Lavelle

Bridget Lavelle is currently a senior at Colonia High School. Lavelle is a competitive cheerleader and a member of the game team cheerleading squad. As well as sports, Lavelle is also involved with the stude...

Makena Mellito
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Makena Mellito

Makena Mellito is currently a senior at Colonia High School. She has lived in Woodbridge Township all of her life, attending Clarment Avenue School #20, Colonia Middle School, to now being a senior at Coloni...

Oreofeoluwa I. Gidado
Reporter

Oreofeoluwa I. Gidado

Oreofeoluwa Isabel Gidado is a sixteen-year-old Colonia High School student. She participates in a variety of sports and hobbies. The sports she plays include basketball, track and volleyball. Gidado is...

Joao Julca
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Joao Julca

Joao Julca is a 17-year-old senior at Colonia High School. He enjoys writing about topics he’s passionate about. He is an avid movie-goer and has a passion for film and music. Julca hopes to gain more...

Jaden Espiritu
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Jaden Espiritu

Jaden Espiritu is a senior at Colonia High School. He is a Filipino American who is involved in many activities in his school physically and mentally. He is a part of the cross country and tennis team. ...

Cristian Alvarez
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Cristian Alvarez

Cristian Alvarez is a junior at Colonia High School. He has a strong passion for soccer, he has aspirations of playing in college and has played all of his life. His favorite food is sushi, with shrimp temp...

Daisy Amaya
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Daisy Amaya

Daisy Amaya is Capricorn whose favorite color is purple. She loves to argue and for that reason she would love to go to law school. Her dream school is the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill....

Joe Okoroagu
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Joe Okoroagu

Joe Okoroagu is a Junior at Colonia High School. He is an aspiring author and writer with a passion for the written word and a devotion to creativity. He is an idiosyncratic, yet vibrant soul who finds...

Tiffany Sajow
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Tiffany Sajow

Tiffany Sajow is in her junior year at Colonia High School. She speaks multiple languages English, Indonesian, and is learning French. Sajow is best described as outgoing, optimistic, humorous, and disci...

Jaden Dominguez
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Jaden Dominguez

Jaden Dominguez is a 16 year old in Junior year at Colonia High School. He is interested in sports such as baseball, basketball and football. He has been playing sports for years now and wants to take...

Gabryelle Chouloute
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Gabryelle Chouloute

Gabryelle Chouloute is a Haitian-American 16-year-old junior at CHS. She is an active member of Minithon, Interact Club, and Medical Careers Clubs. After high school, she would like to pursue dermatolog...

Joseph Torres
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Joseph Torres

Joseph Torres is currently a junior at Colonia High School. Torres is a New Jersey native and a proud Puerto Rican. He loves spending his time socializing and being with his friends. He is also an aspi...

Alyssa Cifelli
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Alyssa Cifelli

Alyssa Cifelli, a Senior at Colonia High School, is very involved in theater in and outside of school and plans to continue through college. Cifelli is an aspiring director of plays and movies who spends ...

Sofia Sokolow
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Sofia Sokolow

Sofia Sokolow is a Junior at Colonia High School. She is currently a cheerleader and has been cheering for 13 years. Sokolow enjoys going to the beach and listening to music. She is enjoys social outings...

Shane Litterer
reporter

Shane Litterer

   Shane Litterer is a 14 year old freshman at Colonia High School. Litterer has lived in Colonia all his life,  having attended Claremont Elementary School and Colonia Middle School. He is proud to s...

Tess Powell
reporter

Tess Powell

Tess Powell is an avid member of the Colonia High School family. When she is not participating in a stage production or an academic competition with her school's team (The Juggernauts!), she can be foun...

Aurora Mena Barrios
editor

Aurora Mena Barrios

Aurora Mena Barrios is a 17-year-old junior at Colonia High School. Mena is taking Mrs. Allen's journalism class to write about fashion while improving her writing skills.  She enjoys modeling and talking...

sheza shah
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sheza shah

Sheza Shah is a freshman at Colonia High School. She was born on August 7, 2009 in Brooklyn, New York and just recently moved to Woodbridge, New Jersey. Some of her favorite shows include of "The Vampire...

Daniella Albuquerque
Editor-in-chief

Daniella Albuquerque

Daniella Albuquerque is a 16 year old in her Sophomore year at Colonia High school. She is involved in tennis, Spring Track, Interact Club, Book Club, and Student Council. She has never been athletic but...

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