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  • CHS has earned the College Board's AP® Computer Science Female Diversity Award for expanding young women’s access to AP Computer Science Principles
  • Congratulations to Science Research students Amelia Curia & Cheyanne Weiner for having their papers selected to present at the Jersey Shore Junior Science and Humanities Symposium
  • Governor’s Educator of the Year are: Ms. Jaime Amalfe & Mr. Scott Hulak!
  • If you are going out of state or country during the break, you must quarantine for 14 days

2020-2021 Staff

Christia Assa
Editor

Christia Assa

Christia Assa is a 17-year-old Junior at Colonia High School. Assa is involved in school in many ways as she is a part of the choir, Black Student Union, Ecology Club and many more. Assa is also a mentor...

Jackie Poznanski
Editor

Jackie Poznanski

Jacqueline (Jackie) Poznanski is a 16-year-old junior at Colonia High School. Poznanski has lived in Colonia all her life. She attended Lynn Crest Elementary School, graduated from Colonia Middle School, and...

Alexa Leviten
Editor

Alexa Leviten

Alexa Leviten is a 16-year-old Junior at Colonia High School. She was born on October 2, 2004. She is an active member of multiple clubs & activities such as Student Council, Interact Club, Film Cl...

Lauren Dugan
Reporter

Lauren Dugan

Lauren Dugan is 16 years old and is a junior at Colonia High School. Dugan was born on March 31st 2004. She lives with her mother, Denise Dugan and her twin sister, Caitlyn Dugan. Dugan has played softball...

Niko DaSilva
Reporter

Niko DaSilva

Niko DaSilva is an 18 year old Senior at Colonia High School who was born on January 8th, 2003. He is a HUGE Boston Sports fan, most notably the New England Patriots. As of September of 2020, he has se...

Joseph Sanfilippo
Reporter

Joseph Sanfilippo

Joseph Sanfilippo is a 16-year-old Sophomore at Colonia High School. Sanfilippo is an only child but enjoys being around family and friends. Most of his friendships have impacted him in a positive way....

Roopindar Notra
Reporter

Roopindar Notra

Roopindar (Roopie) Notra is a 15 year old sophomore at Colonia High School. She has one older brother that is 18 years old. They both like to go on long car rides and listen to music. Roopie was born and r...

Katherine Albuquerque
Reporter

Katherine Albuquerque

Katherine Albuquerque is a junior at Colonia High School and a first year journalism student. People know her by her nickname, Katie. She’s a member of the Interact club and Multicultural club. Moreove...

Dylan DaCunha
Reporter

Dylan DaCunha

Dylan DaCunha is a sophomore at Colonia High School. She has enjoyed writing all her life, going all the way back to elementary school. She plays softball and has big aspirations to play in college, which is wh...

Haley O'Neill
Reporter

Haley O’Neill

Haley O’Neill is a 15-year-old sophomore at Colonia High School. She lived for the first five years of her life in Newark and then moved to Woodbridge in 2011. She attended Oak Ridge Heights and then grad...

Emma Nadella
Reporter

Emma Nadella

Hello, my name is Emma Nadella. I like to write about any historical or present event that takes place around the world that affects the people. Events that I generally focus on are any revolving with...

Caitlyn Abreu

Caitlyn Abreu

Class of 2021/ Journalism 1 Reporter Love to read and write. The goal is to become an Early Childhood Educator.

Matthew Mendives
Co-Editor-in-Chief

Matthew Mendives

Matthew Mendives is a 18 year old senior who was born September 24,2002. He lived in Plainsboro, New Jersey for one year then moved to Linden, New Jersey. In 6 grade he moved from Linden to Colonia an...

Emily Spillar
Co-Editor-In-Chief

Emily Spillar

Emily Spillar is a 17 year old senior at Colonia High School. Spillar is a varsity cheerleader for the school cheer team. In addition, she loves to dance, and dances for Dancin’ in the Spotlight in R...

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