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The student news site of Colonia High School

The Declaration

The student news site of Colonia High School

The Declaration

Angelina Wintonick

Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief

Angelina Wintonick is a 17 year old senior at Colonia High School. She has lived in Colonia her whole life, from attending Pennsylvania Avenue School #27 for elementary school, to moving into junior high at Colonia Middle School, and now attends Colonia High School.  Angelina enjoys many things, from sports to movies, photography, shopping and hanging out with her friends. But most importantly, she enjoys playing volleyball, a sport she has loved since she was in third grade. Playing on the high school team here at CHS for four years, she also plays club volleyball for a national team, outside of school.  She has recently verbally committed to Saint Francis College in Brooklyn Heights. She will play volleyball there and continue her education after highschool. When she isn't playing volleyball, she enjoys hanging out with her younger sister, who is a junior at Colonia. She also enjoys reading novels along the genre of suspense and or thriller. Wintonick has been writing for the Declaration for three years, since she was a sophomore at Colonia.

 

All content by Angelina Wintonick
Graduation may be celebrated differently for the class of 2020, but it is still a great accomplishment.

Thank you, CHS

June 12, 2020
Graduation is a time of accomplishment and reflection on past educational years.

Graduation

June 21, 2019
During summer vacation, many people enjoy the warm weather at the beach.

Summer Vacation

June 20, 2019
At the end of a course/class, students take a final exam.

Final Exams

June 19, 2019
Vampires are pallid, or have very pale skin.

Pallid

June 18, 2019
Charlatan is a person who falsely pretends to know or be something in order to deceive people.

Charlatan

June 17, 2019
On June 14, the United States celebrates Flag Day; the day that the US adopted the flag in 1777.

Flag Day

June 14, 2019
Feckless means careless and irresponsible.

Feckless

June 13, 2019
Sanguine means to be optimistic, or hopeful about the future.

Sanguine

June 12, 2019
Furtive means to be marked by quiet, caution or secrecy.

Furtive

June 11, 2019
Commemorate is to celebrate (an event, a person, or a situation).

Commemorate

June 10, 2019
Prom is a very important event for high school students.

Prom

June 7, 2019
A garbage man could be an example of a scavenger.

Scavenger

June 6, 2019
Valetudinarian is a person who is unduly anxious about their health.

Valetudinarian

June 5, 2019
Coin of the Realm is a countrys currency.

Coin of the Realm

June 4, 2019
A pungle is a payment of money.

Pungle

June 3, 2019
Enumerate is to list.

Enumerate

May 31, 2019
Garrulous means very talkative.

Garrulous

May 30, 2019
Egotis

Egotistical

May 29, 2019
Inane means to be silly.

Inane

May 28, 2019
In history, there have been many insurrections, or revolts against nations governments.

Insurrection

May 23, 2019
Onerous means burdensome.

Onerous

May 22, 2019
Slipshod means to be very unorganized.

Slipshod

May 21, 2019
Autonomy is a form of self-government.

Autonomy

May 20, 2019
Expiate is to make amends or atone for sins/guilt.

Expiate

May 18, 2019
Baleful means threatening harm or danger.

Baleful

May 16, 2019
The cat likes to lollygag, by spending time aimlessly laying down.

Lollygag

May 15, 2019
An accolade is an award or special honor.

Accolade

May 14, 2019
Gabelle was known as a tax on salt.

Gabelle

May 14, 2019
Girls in LA, ready for their Cotillion, or Junior Dance/Ball.

Cotillion

May 10, 2019
The dog felt very soporific, or tired, after running around all day.

Soporific

May 9, 2019
The animal felt lassitude, or a lack of energy.

Lassitude

May 8, 2019
A jalopy is an older-looking car.

Jalopy

May 7, 2019
Bamboozled is to be confused, or to fool/cheat someone.

Bamboozled

May 6, 2019
Euphony is a pleasing or sweet sound.

Euphony

May 3, 2019
Diminutive means to be very small.

Dimunitive

May 2, 2019
Jentacular pertains to breakfast.

Jentacular

May 1, 2019
Curmudgeon means to be bad-tempered.

Curmudgeon

April 30, 2019
Blatherskite is a person who constantly talks, usually about nothing important.

Blatherskite

April 29, 2019
Enervated means to be extremely tired, or drained of energy.

Enervated

April 18, 2019
A vomitorium is a passage situated below or behind a tier of seats in an amphitheatre or a stadium, through which big crowds can exit rapidly at the end of a performance.

Vomitorium

April 17, 2019
Noisome is disgusting in smell.

Noisome

April 16, 2019
Egrote is to fake sickness.

Egrote

April 15, 2019
Bibble is drinking or eating noisily.

Bibble

April 12, 2019
Octothorpe is another name for #.

Octothorpe

April 11, 2019
An abactor is someone who steals cattle.

Abactor

April 10, 2019
Snakebitten means to be unlucky.

Snakebitten

April 8, 2019
A skycap is a porter that works at the airport.

Skycap

April 5, 2019
Emotions changing relates to the sea.

Thalassic

April 4, 2019
A winebibber is a heavy drinker of alcohol.

Winebibber

April 3, 2019
Zetetic is proceeding by inquiry.

Zetetic

April 2, 2019
Xenology is the scientific study of extraterrestrial phenomena.

Xenology

April 1, 2019
Sternuator is a chemical substance that causes sneezing.

Sternuator

March 29, 2019
Retiform is composed of crossing lines and interstices, like a net.

Retiform

March 28, 2019
Nacarat is a red-orange color.

Nacarat

March 27, 2019
A road

Hoggin

March 26, 2019
A fipple is the mouthpiece of a recorder or similar wind instrument.

Fipple

March 25, 2019
Anguilliform is resembling an eel.

Anguilliform

March 22, 2019
Holi is a Hindu spring festival, which can also be known as the festival of colors.

Holi

March 21, 2019
Many festivals or big social gatherings can be considered as hooplas or intense, excited celebrations.

Hoopla

March 20, 2019
The Minions from the movie Despicable Me, follow the orders of their leader, Gru.

Minion

March 19, 2019
The small bus was chockablock or crammed with people.

Chockablock

March 18, 2019
To be raddled is to be in a state of confusion.

Raddled

March 15, 2019
Wiseacre has to do with one pretending to be intelligent.

Wiseacre

March 14, 2019
Bardolater is a person who idolizes the famous Shakespeare.

Bardolater

March 13, 2019
Cacophony means a harsh or unpleasant sound.

Cacophony

March 12, 2019
Being in a small, confined space such as a cave, can trigger Claustrophobia.

Claustrophobia

March 11, 2019
Heartstrings can be described as the deepest feeling of emotion or affection.

Heartstring

March 8, 2019
Ephemeral is something that is short-lived, such as an insect that lives only for a day.

Ephemeral

March 7, 2019
Candor is being very honest.

Candor

March 6, 2019
An action that offends moral conceptions or disgraces those associated with it; a scandal.

Imbroglio

March 5, 2019
Adjudicate is to settle a dispute judicially.

Adjudicate

March 4, 2019
Myopia is a form of nearsightedness that can be helped with glasses.

Myopia

March 1, 2019
Hemophobia is an extreme fear of blood.

Hemophobia

February 28, 2019
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