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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

Emily Spillar

Emily Spillar, Co-Editor-In-Chief

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 Rahway, NJ. Next, she is apart of the PTV news anchoring at Colonia High School, and is a homeroom representative for Student Council. She also is a safety ambassador. Spillar has 2 younger siblings, Elizabeth and Connor. When not in school, she loves to spend time with friends, and loves to write all kinds of genres. In the future, she hopes to attend school to major in Journalism.

All content by Emily Spillar

[Video] Beyond the Ponytail: Episode 4

By: Emily Spillar, Co-Editor-In-Chief
March 29, 2021
Comparison of the NCAA men's (top) and women's (bottom) weight rooms.

Struggles women face in sports

By: Emily Spillar, Co-Editor-In-Chief
March 23, 2021
Uber Eats, GrubHub, and DoorDash are the most used food delivery service apps.

Best and worst of food delivery apps

By: Emily Spillar, Co-Editor-In-Chief
February 1, 2021
2020 brought us a bunch of different trends, some online and some not

The ten best trends of 2020

By: Emily Spillar, Co-Editor-In-Chief
January 22, 2021

“Dear Edward”: Is it worth the read?

By: Emily Spillar, Co-Editor-In-Chief
January 21, 2021

Beyond the Ponytail: Episode 3

By: Emily Spillar, Co-Editor-In-Chief
December 22, 2020
Stocking stuffers are small gifts that can be given to anyone

Top ten stocking stuffers this holiday season

By: Emily Spillar, Co-Editor-In-Chief
December 14, 2020

[Video] Beyond the Ponytail: Episode 2

By: Emily Spillar, Co-Editor-In-Chief
December 7, 2020

Beyond the Ponytail: Episode 1

By: Emily Spillar, Co-Editor-In-Chief
November 30, 2020
Example of how to properly wear your facemask, over the nose!

Are we living in the new normal?

By: Emily Spillar, Co-Editor-In-Chief
September 29, 2020
The North Pole is not located on any continent

The North Pole is in all the time zones

By: Emily Spillar, Co-Editor-In-Chief
May 18, 2020
Horses are mammals

Horses and cows sleep standing up

By: Emily Spillar, Co-Editor-In-Chief
May 8, 2020
Many have been using different video chatting resources to keep in contact with loved ones during this time.

Making relationships work during COVID-19

By: Emily Spillar, Co-Editor-In-Chief
April 29, 2020
Volcanos form because of a hot spot on land

About 75% of all volcanoes are underwater

By: Emily Spillar, Co-Editor-In-Chief
April 17, 2020
Giraffe hooves

Giraffe hooves are the size of dinner plates

By: Emily Spillar, Co-Editor-In-Chief
April 14, 2020
Cat yawning

An average yawn lasts 6 seconds

By: Emily Spillar, Co-Editor-In-Chief
April 13, 2020
Colorblind effects the sight of color in people effected

More men are color-blind than women

By: Emily Spillar, Co-Editor-In-Chief
April 6, 2020
Lips have no sweat glands

Your lips don’t sweat

By: Emily Spillar, Co-Editor-In-Chief
March 30, 2020
Tornadoes are very dangerous

Most tornadoes occur between 3 p.m. and 9 p.m

By: Emily Spillar, Co-Editor-In-Chief
March 27, 2020
Doodling is usually done in notebooks

Doodling can help you concentrate

By: Emily Spillar, Co-Editor-In-Chief
March 26, 2020
Woodpeckers beaks can hit into almost every tree

A woodpecker pecks a tree at 15 miles an hour

By: Emily Spillar, Co-Editor-In-Chief
March 25, 2020
Illustration of an open stomach with mucosal folds

Your stomach can expand to 40 times its size

By: Emily Spillar, Co-Editor-In-Chief
March 20, 2020
Mosquitoes usually come out during the summer months

Only Female Mosquitoes bite

By: Emily Spillar, Co-Editor-In-Chief
March 18, 2020
Snakes can live for around nine years

Snakes can help predict earthquakes

By: Emily Spillar, Co-Editor-In-Chief
February 28, 2020
These heads are located in Easter Island, a Chilean territory

The heads on Easter Island statues have bodies

By: Emily Spillar, Co-Editor-In-Chief
February 26, 2020
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