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  • May 14 Friday, June 18: Asynchronous instruction for all.
  • May 14 June 8 will be a SYNCHRONOUS Remote Instruction Day following the In-Person instruction schedule
  • May 14 Tuesday, June 1-Friday, June 11: AP Exams Online
  • May 7 Graduation/ last day of school is June 18th
  • May 7 No School on Friday, May 28th, Monday, May 31 & Tuesday, June 1
  • May 7 Last day of final assessments for seniors is June 11th
  • May 7 Senior Prom is 5-9pm on June 17 at the Gran Marquis
  • April 22 PTO Clothing Drive will be held on Saturday, May 1st
  • April 22 May 3, CHS will accommodate all hybrid students to attend school 5 days per week
  • October 29 If you are going out of state or country, you must quarantine for 14 days
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

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
June 12, 2020
The 2020 senior class, on the last day of Spirit Week - Blue and Gold Day.

Sharing advice for underclassmen

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
May 8, 2020

Balancing the Balls: Episode 1

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
February 7, 2020
The Kissing Booth is a teenage romantic comedy, released on Netflix in 2018.

A look into “The Kissing Booth”

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
February 7, 2020
A look into A Christmas Story

A look into A Christmas Story

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
December 10, 2019
Colonia plane crash

Plane crash leaves Colonia family homeless

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
October 31, 2019
Three teens discover that their neighbor's house is really a living, breathing, scary monster in

A Look Into Monster House

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
October 28, 2019
Graduation is a time of accomplishment and reflection on past educational years.

Graduation

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
June 21, 2019
During summer vacation, many people enjoy the warm weather at the beach.

Summer Vacation

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
June 20, 2019
At the end of a course/class, students take a final exam.

Final Exams

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
June 19, 2019
Vampires are pallid, or have very pale skin.

Pallid

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
June 18, 2019
Charlatan is a person who falsely pretends to know or be something in order to deceive people.

Charlatan

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
June 17, 2019
On June 14, the United States celebrates Flag Day; the day that the US adopted the flag in 1777.

Flag Day

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
June 14, 2019
Feckless means careless and irresponsible.

Feckless

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
June 13, 2019
Sanguine means to be optimistic, or hopeful about the future.

Sanguine

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
June 12, 2019
Furtive means to be marked by quiet, caution or secrecy.

Furtive

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
June 11, 2019
Commemorate is to celebrate (an event, a person, or a situation).

Commemorate

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
June 10, 2019
Prom is a very important event for high school students.

Prom

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
June 7, 2019
A garbage man could be an example of a scavenger.

Scavenger

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
June 6, 2019
write often and publish online to get critqued and improve

Taking away Chromebooks

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
June 5, 2019
Valetudinarian is a person who is unduly anxious about their health.

Valetudinarian

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
June 5, 2019
Coin of the Realm is a country's currency.

Coin of the Realm

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
June 4, 2019
A pungle is a payment of money.

Pungle

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
June 3, 2019
Enumerate is to list.

Enumerate

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
May 31, 2019
Garrulous means very talkative.

Garrulous

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
May 30, 2019
Egotis

Egotistical

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
May 29, 2019
Inane means to be silly.

Inane

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
May 28, 2019
In history, there have been many insurrections, or revolts against nation's governments.

Insurrection

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
May 23, 2019
Onerous means burdensome.

Onerous

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
May 22, 2019
Slipshod means to be very unorganized.

Slipshod

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
May 21, 2019
Autonomy is a form of self-government.

Autonomy

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
May 20, 2019
Expiate is to make amends or atone for sins/guilt.

Expiate

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
May 18, 2019
Baleful means threatening harm or danger.

Baleful

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
May 16, 2019
The cat likes to lollygag, by spending time aimlessly laying down.

Lollygag

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
May 15, 2019
An accolade is an award or special honor.

Accolade

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
May 14, 2019
Gabelle was known as a tax on salt.

Gabelle

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
May 14, 2019
Girls in LA, ready for their Cotillion, or Junior Dance/Ball.

Cotillion

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
May 10, 2019
The dog felt very soporific, or tired, after running around all day.

Soporific

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
May 9, 2019
The animal felt lassitude, or a lack of energy.

Lassitude

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
May 8, 2019
A jalopy is an older-looking car.

Jalopy

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
May 7, 2019
Bamboozled is to be confused, or to fool/cheat someone.

Bamboozled

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
May 6, 2019
The front cover of the novel, The Book Thief.

The Book Thief Review

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
May 5, 2019
Euphony is a pleasing or sweet sound.

Euphony

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
May 3, 2019
Diminutive means to be very small.

Dimunitive

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
May 2, 2019
Jentacular pertains to breakfast.

Jentacular

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
May 1, 2019
Curmudgeon means to be bad-tempered.

Curmudgeon

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
April 30, 2019
Blatherskite is a person who constantly talks, usually about nothing important.

Blatherskite

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
April 29, 2019
Enervated means to be extremely tired, or drained of energy.

Enervated

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
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

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
April 17, 2019
A photo of the 2014-2015 season ring. The ring sits in the trophy case in Colonia High Schools lobby.

Ring seasons causes controversy

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
April 16, 2019
Noisome is disgusting in smell.

Noisome

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
April 16, 2019
Egrote is to fake sickness.

Egrote

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
April 15, 2019
Bibble is drinking or eating noisily.

Bibble

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
April 12, 2019
Octothorpe is another name for #.

Octothorpe

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
April 11, 2019
An abactor is someone who steals cattle.

Abactor

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
April 10, 2019
Snakebitten means to be unlucky.

Snakebitten

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
April 8, 2019
A skycap is a porter that works at the airport.

Skycap

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
April 5, 2019
Emotions changing relates to the sea.

Thalassic

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
April 4, 2019
A winebibber is a heavy drinker of alcohol.

Winebibber

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
April 3, 2019
Zetetic is proceeding by inquiry.

Zetetic

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
April 2, 2019
Xenology is the scientific study of extraterrestrial phenomena.

Xenology

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
April 1, 2019
Sternuator is a chemical substance that causes sneezing.

Sternuator

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
March 29, 2019
Retiform is composed of crossing lines and interstices, like a net.

Retiform

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
March 28, 2019
Nacarat is a red-orange color.

Nacarat

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
March 27, 2019
A road

Hoggin

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
March 26, 2019
A fipple is the mouthpiece of a recorder or similar wind instrument.

Fipple

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
March 25, 2019
Anguilliform is resembling an eel.

Anguilliform

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
March 22, 2019
Holi is a Hindu spring festival, which can also be known as the

Holi

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
March 21, 2019
Many festivals or big social gatherings can be considered as hooplas or intense, excited celebrations.

Hoopla

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
March 20, 2019
The Minions from the movie

Minion

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
March 19, 2019
The small bus was chockablock or crammed with people.

Chockablock

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
March 18, 2019
To be raddled is to be in a state of confusion.

Raddled

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
March 15, 2019
Wiseacre has to do with one pretending to be intelligent.

Wiseacre

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
March 14, 2019
Bardolater is a person who idolizes the famous Shakespeare.

Bardolater

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
March 13, 2019
Cacophony means a harsh or unpleasant sound.

Cacophony

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
March 12, 2019
Being in a small, confined space such as a cave, can trigger Claustrophobia.

Claustrophobia

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
March 11, 2019
Heartstrings can be described as the deepest feeling of emotion or affection.

Heartstring

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
March 8, 2019
Ephemeral is something that is short-lived, such as an insect that lives only for a day.

Ephemeral

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
March 7, 2019
Candor is being very honest.

Candor

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
March 6, 2019
An action that offends moral conceptions or disgraces those associated with it; a scandal.

Imbroglio

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
March 5, 2019
Adjudicate is to settle a dispute judicially.

Adjudicate

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
March 4, 2019
The show, Dance Moms, contains many different dance competitions, held all over the country.

Dance Moms: Is it reality?

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
March 1, 2019
Myopia is a form of nearsightedness that can be helped with glasses.

Myopia

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
March 1, 2019
Hemophobia is an extreme fear of blood.

Hemophobia

By: Angelina Wintonick, Co-Editor in Chief
February 28, 2019
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