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2014-2015 Staff

Alex Gall

Alex Gall is a Senior at Colonia High School. This is Alex's second year writing for The Declaration. He loves playing hockey in his free time and used to play for his old school. His favorite subject...

Brianna Kelly

Brianna Kelly is a 18-year-old junior at Colonia High School and has lived in Colonia her entire life along with her family. She has written for The Declaration for four years and has taken both Journali...

Theodore Coursen

Theodore Coursen (also known as Ted) is currently a twelfth grade student at Colonia High School. Coursen has enjoyed writing most of his life. He enjoys writing articles about world news, politics, and...

Riley Kirejevas

Riley Kirejevas is currently a freshman at Colonia High School, and he is currently taking a journalism course in school. One of Kirejevas' favorite hobbies is sports, more specifically soccer, lacros...

Angel Rosa

Angel Rosa is 18 years old and still lives with his parents. He sits in his house and plays a lot of games on a day to day basis with the goal of becoming a professional gamer. He wishes to start a successful...

Nicholas Caso

Nick Caso is a 16 year old sophomore at Colonia High School. Caso enjoys sports, movies and helping the community. Caso volunteers at his martial arts school and teaches there 4- 5 times a week. Caso...

Michelle Remite-Berthet

Michelle Remite-Bethet is a 17 year old, twelfth grade journalist at CHS. Remite is originally from right here in Colonia, NJ, and has grew up here her since she was ten months old.  She lives with her...

Paige Nonnenmacher

Paige Nonnenmacher is a senior at Colonia High School. She's an experienced writer for The Declaration and is one of the four Spring Reporters and Editors. When Nonnenmacher is not shopping at the l...

Manuela Martinez

Manuela Martinez is a 16 year old junior Spring Editor and Reporter for the Declaration in Colonia High School. She has spent most of her life in Colonia and currently lives with her Mom, Dad, and baby...

Alexandra Powanda

Alexandra Powanda is a senior at Colonia High School, and is currently 17 years old. She plans on going to college for journalism after high school. She enjoys writing in her spare time and would possibly...

Jacob Darcy

Jacob Darcy is a freshman at Colonia High School for the 2014-2015 school year. He enjoys long walks on the beach and rainy days but doesn't like the both of them combined. He likes to learn about world...

Devon Miller

Devon Miller is a girl with purple hair that loves to write, Miller loves to spend time with her friends and play Xbox 1 ad 360. Miller loves art and photography as well most of her work she is the one...

Kainaat Ali

Kainaat Ali is a sophomore at colonia high school, and is currently 15 years old. It's her first year attending CHS. She enjoys movies, music, and sleeping. She's always very shy and kept to herself. She...

Juliana Kizima

Juliana Kizima is sixteen years old and in eleventh grade in Colonia High School. She enjoys binge watching Netflix and going to the movies. Kizima loves reading but only if she's interested in the b...

Samantha Czapik

Samantha Czapik is presently a senior at Colonia High School. Currently, this is her second year writing for The Declaration, among editing and reporting information to the public. Czapik plans to atten...

Brandon White

Brandon White is a Senior at Colonia High School. Specializing in arts and entertainment, White studies music and other types of media - not limited to any specific genres. Playing piano for years and...

Kailey Romero

Kailey Romero is a 16 year old junior here at Colonia High School. She loves to challenge herself and is constantly thinking about how something began. Besides participating in school activities Kailey...

Theresa Gruskos

Theresa Gruskos is a freshman at Colonia High School. Her absolute favorite sport is bowling and she loves to read and write. She enjoys reading nonfiction books and writing fiction. She is very creative...

Alyssa Lage

Alyssa Lage is a senior at Colonia High School. She is the President of the Interact club and is also a member of numerous other clubs. Last year, Lage received the President's Volunteer Service Award...

Sam Pucci

Sam Pucci is 16 years old and is currently a junior at Colonia High School. She is a pitcher for the Softball Team, where she is called "Pooch", a member of Heroes and Cool Kids and a stat girl for...

Stephanie Kontra

Stephanie Kontra is a junior at Colonia. This is her second year writing for The Declaration. She loves to read and write. Her favorite author is John Green. Kontra's favorite sport is swimming. She is...

Kelly Cronin

Kelly Cronin is a senior at Colonia High School. This is her first year writing for The Declaration. When she is not shopping or watching TV, she enjoys reading and writing. She loves Chipotle, E! News ...

Melanie Paiva

Melanie Paiva is a senior at Colonia High School. She has lived in Colonia all her life, with her younger brother Noah, 15, and her younger sister Olivia, 12. She is Portuguese, and both her parents were...

Sean Watters

Sean Watters is a sophomore taking his first year of journalism. He is a member of a U.S. Navy Youth Program, and enjoys video games, weight room, and hanging out with friends. His favorite subject is...

Julian Palermo

Julian Palermo is a senior at Colonia High School. He has one younger brother named Justin, 15. He likes cars and hopes to pursue a career involving them in the future. He plays guitar, draws, and goes...

Samantha Ashton

Samantha Ashton is currently a freshman at Colonia High School. She loves the sports: volleyball and softball. She also enjoys creative writing. Some of her favorite novels are The Fault IN Our Stars (TF...

Destinee Yancey

My name is Destinee Yancey and I’m a freshman. I am in color guard and I march in the marching band. My favorite hobbies consist of reading and watching Supernatural. When I’m older I was to be a guidance...

Bridget Trela

Bridget Trela is a senior at Colonia High School. She is new to being a reporter but is always up for a challenge. She is captain of the girl bowling team. When she isn’t at school or at the bowling...

Joseph Rocha

Joseph Rocha is a Senior in High School. He enjoys writing editorials about sports teams and movies. Rocha is a huge fan of movies, my favorite genres are Comedy, Drama, and Action. He also loves sports...

Isaiah McCall

Isaiah McCall, is a 17  year old senior at Colonia high school.  This is his second year writing for the declaration but hasn't written since Freshmen year. English has always been his favorite...

Michael Albanese

Michael Albanese is a senior at Colonia High School, and he has been a resident of Colonia, NJ his entire life. He enjoys secular courses like history and reading/writing, rather than math classes and...

Heather Newman

Heather Newman, a current senior at Colonia High School, has written for The Declaration for the past three years. While she aspires to endeavor in mathematics in college and beyond, she is particularly conten...

Mrs. Danielle Allen

Mrs. Allen (formerly Simkovich) has been the advisor of The Declaration for nine years and an English teacher at Colonia High for 15 years. She assisted in writing the curriculum for Intro to Journali...

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