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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

Basma Marghany

Basma Marghany, Editor

Basma Marghany is a 17 year old senior  at Colonia High School. She has lived most of her life in Alexandria, Egypt and moved to Avenel, New Jersey in June 2013. Before attending Colonia High School, she attended Iselin Middle School for 6 and 7 grade. However, she finished her middle school career as a Wildcat at Avenel Middle School. Currently she is a member of the cross country team at her high school. She is also an active member of student council for her  school. Marghany enjoys going to school sporting events. Soccer in particular, especially since her brother in on the varsity team. In her free time, she likes to hangout with her friends and family or do volunteer work. She is really excited to see what  her senior year of high school  is holding for her.

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He’s such a capricious boss I never know how he’ll react.

Capricious

May 15, 2020
She is a gregarious, outgoing person.

Gregarious

May 14, 2020
A visceral business decision

Visceral

May 13, 2020
An auspicious time to purchase the stock.

Auspicious

May 12, 2020
She was feeling pensive after seeing an old boyfriend.

Pensive

May 11, 2020
Most people are incredulous of stories about flying saucers.

Incredulous

May 7, 2020
The detective said it was the most odious crime she had ever seen.

Odious

May 6, 2020
The director occasionally allowed an acerbic tone to an otherwise subtle dialogue.

Acerbic

May 5, 2020
Her software’s success was based on an esoteric programming language.

Esoteric

May 4, 2020
A sword is an anachronism in modern warfare.

Anachronism

May 1, 2020
The test results were nebulous and determined to be unusable.

Nebulous

April 30, 2020
The beneficial effects of the loan were temporal.

Temporal

April 29, 2020
Before serving the plate the chef garnished it first.

Garnish

April 28, 2020
The CEO used a pragmatic approach to making his business a success.

Pragmatic

April 27, 2020
Despite his miserly demeanor, his life is driven by Altruism.” “Altruistic motives.

Altruism

April 24, 2020
He took copious notes during the business meeting.

Copious

April 23, 2020
The survey results were ambiguous.

Ambiguous

April 22, 2020
He was an austere movie critic.

Austere

April 21, 2020
To pass away” is a euphemism for “to die.

Euphemism

April 20, 2020
Jasmine wrote a Voluminous paper.

Voluminous

April 17, 2020
After months of recalcitrant behavior, the employee was terminated.

Recalcitrant

April 16, 2020
Her prodigious sales performance resulted in a promotion.

Prodigious

April 15, 2020
During Quarantine people felt like they were incarcerated. 

incarcerate

April 9, 2020
The check could not have arrived at a more fortuitous time.

Fortuitous

April 8, 2020
Cell phones became ubiquitous.

Ubiquitous

April 7, 2020
The committee thought the marketing strategy was too antiquated to approve.

Antiquated

April 6, 2020
Jayden finished her homework in a plenary way

plenary

April 1, 2020
The penurious family was forced from their home.

Penurious

March 31, 2020
Her loquacious sales pitch lasted the entire afternoon.

Loquacious

March 30, 2020
Jane always gets in trouble for being mendacious. 

Mendacious

March 27, 2020
older people are known to have Sciolism 

Sciolism

March 26, 2020
Jasmine's brother got in trouble for gibing her 

Gibe

March 25, 2020
My mom asked me to schlep the groceries out of the car 

schlep

March 23, 2020
Jake thought that today's lesson was lucid.

Lucid

March 20, 2020
Karen was dressed in a very genteel manner.

Genteel

March 19, 2020
Jonathon abbreviates is name to John.

abbreviate

March 18, 2020
Jackson finished his homework in an expeditious fashion.

Expeditious

March 17, 2020
The doctor palpated her knee  to make sure it was not broken.

palpate

March 16, 2020
Gym teachers usually do exercises that are demonstrable.

Demonstrable

March 11, 2020
Emily moiled for her test to get a good grade.

moil

March 10, 2020
If the students do not devise to hand their devices at the beginning of class the higher their chances of being written up.

devise

March 9, 2020
My little brother often gets caught filching candy.

Filch

March 5, 2020
Delegated from all over the nation are in the united nations.

Delegate

March 4, 2020
Jacqueline is maniacal about the weekend.

Maniacal

March 2, 2020
jacki's mom keeps away all trenchant items.

Trenchant

February 27, 2020
Jenny had a glower look on her face after she saw her test scores.

Glower

February 26, 2020
When we first adopted our dog he was very coltish.

Coltish

February 25, 2020
I couldn't find my cat but it was dissembling under the covers

Dissemble

February 24, 2020
A lot of seniors are machinated for their senior prank.

Machinate

February 20, 2020
He was so untenable even his favorite teacher couldn't do anything to help him.

untenable

February 19, 2020
The students were spreading around a canard.

Canard

February 13, 2020
Peckish

Peckish

February 12, 2020
I'm so hungry I could eat a whole cow.

Hyperbole

February 11, 2020
He was peevish about the traffic after work.

peevish

February 10, 2020
Most of the seniors are starting to ruminate about their futures.

Ruminate

February 7, 2020
The story of the kidnapping of the six year old girl was a canard.

canard

February 6, 2020
In pre-k the extra staff is there to provide ancillary.

Ancillary

February 5, 2020
Maria had to scumble her painting before submitting it in the contest.

Scumble

February 4, 2020
My mom is the potentate in my house.

Potentate

February 3, 2020
It mizzled this morning 

Mizzle

January 31, 2020
Rachel finally got the gist of how to make a french braid.

Gist

January 30, 2020
Janie alleged her illness as a reason to not to come to the meeting.

Allege

January 29, 2020
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Caprice

January 28, 2020
Debate club is a place where student can express  their opinions in a sublimate way.

sublimate

January 27, 2020
Christian is a autodidact, he learned how to speak Spanish on his own. 

Autodidact

January 24, 2020
Jennifer finally decided to give her immemorial sweater for good will.

immemorial

January 23, 2020
One needs to eat healthy to nurture his/her body.

Nurture

January 22, 2020
Jacqueline showed a very dauntless personality after yesterday's tragedy.

Dauntless

January 21, 2020
The declaration staff concinnated a holiday party.

concinnate

December 10, 2019
Jacqueline was contrite when she broke her mom's watch.

Contrite

December 9, 2019
Jenny carries her baby cousin very gingerly .

Gingerly

December 6, 2019
Valerie was so hungry that she snarfed her lunch.

Snarf

December 5, 2019
Catalina was so tired she kept ocsitating in class.

Ocsitation

December 4, 2019
Jonathon's mom always encourages him to do a benignity.

benignity

December 3, 2019
Johanna's litter sister taught her how to make comestible slime 

Comestible

December 2, 2019
The dog licked it's owner to fawn.

fawn

November 27, 2019
Amelia stargazes a lot when she has something on their mind.

Stargazer

November 26, 2019
Some students don't like discussing their test scores in an overt manner.

Overt

November 25, 2019
During the cross country race runners have to confluence into one lane.

Confluence

November 22, 2019
The students are excited to egress out of school at 2:30.

Egress

November 21, 2019
Johanna controverted with her mother because she wanted to sleep over at her friend's house.

controvert

November 20, 2019
At Janice's house they recondite the Christmas gifts till Christmas day.

Recondite

November 19, 2019
Incongruous

Incongruous

November 18, 2019
People take advantage of Jennah because of her cloying personality

Cloying

November 15, 2019
Jonathon prefers having officious meetings outside of work .

Officious

November 14, 2019
Timmy showed great bravado during the zip line challenge

Bravado

November 13, 2019
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