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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 born in Portugal. She spends most of her free time reading, and her favorite author is John Green, although she loves reading new books. Melanie’s favorite subject in school is reading and writing; she mostly enjoys writing and hopes to pursue a career as a high school English teacher, or possibly a journalist. She currently works as a cashier at a pharmacy, while balancing AP classes. After high school, Melanie plans on attending college, although she has not decided where. She hopes to double major in teaching and the English language, and minoring in journalism

Melanie Paiva, Fall Reporter

Jan 14, 2015
The Hundred Foot Journey – tastefully done (Story)
Jan 12, 2015
Top seven celebrity highlights of 2014 (Story)
Jan 07, 2015
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime hits Broadway with Incredible Success (Story)
Jan 01, 2015
A Visual Journey: Ed Sheeran thinking out loud (Story/Media)
Dec 05, 2014
Santa’s new helper – the elf on the shelf (Story)
Dec 03, 2014
Christmas icons unveiled (Story)
Nov 25, 2014
Red Band Society (Story)
Nov 03, 2014
Never judge a book by its cover (Story)
Oct 29, 2014
The future of Colonia High School 2015 Seniors (Story)
Oct 24, 2014
Pero and Joe are crowned homecoming king and queen of 2015 (Story/Media)
Oct 01, 2014
Seniors bag groceries at Shoprite in Woodbridge to fundraise for their class (Story)
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Melanie Paiva