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Creativity Flourishes in Literary Magazine

PJ Amendolia, Staff Writer

November 20, 2013


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Mrs. Audrey Griess, an English teacher in her third year at the high school, loves creative writing. She studied it in college and has even submitted some of her own work for publication. Those who share a similar passion now have an outlet to express themselves: The Blue Review, an online literary...

Homecoming Comes to an End

Homecoming Comes to an End

Jenna Sanfilippo, Staff Writer

November 14, 2013


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Although students and faculty entered the week of November 4th ready for spirit days and a pep rally on Wednesday, the "behind-the-scenes" work actually began on Sunday, November 3 in the hallways. The competition between the grade levels looked a little different this year, with many changes to the...

Author Laura Schroff Visits School and Inspires Service

Author Laura Schroff Visits School and Inspires Service

Sierra DeMarco, Staff Writer

November 13, 2013


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Do you believe in the concept of an invisible thread that links the lives of two people? Laura Schroff is a believer after a series of events intertwined her life with that of an 11-year-old panhandler named Maurice Mazyck. Schroff, a busy advertising executive living in New York City, found her...

NHS Play Teaches Safe Trick-or-Treating

NHS Play Teaches Safe Trick-or-Treating

Hannah Knapp, Staff Writer

November 13, 2013


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What are Jesse from Toy Story 2, a pumpkin, and one of the seven dwarfs from Snow White all doing together on stage? They're performing the National Honor Society's annual Halloween safety play at the Warren E. Sooy Elementry School, a performance that teaches and enforces simple safety rules when...

Changes in the Cafeteria Lunch Menu

Changes in the Cafeteria Lunch Menu

Alma Albarran, Staff Writer

November 13, 2013


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The pizza dippers are gone. So are the packaged salads. But, hey, at least we're having chicken again today. New changes to the cafeteria menu caused much speculation at the beginning of this  school year. More goes into developing the lunch menu than one may realize.  Here are some numbers...

Fall Pep Rally “Pumps Up” Students with Spirit

Fall Pep Rally “Pumps Up” Students with Spirit

PJ Amendolia, Staff Writer

November 12, 2013


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The school year's first pep rally really pumped up all the athletes and student body on Wednesday, November 7.  The event had some changes that made this year's event different from those before. There were many new items to highlight, and events that did not occur. The senior girl soccer players...

Hurricane Sandy: One Year Later

Hurricane Sandy: One Year Later

CJ Volk, Staff Writer

November 12, 2013


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Fear and uncertainty brewed in senior Mike Bash as he drove to his beach house. Traveling to the house was normally a drive filled with anticipation and excitement as he looked forward to days of sun, fun, and relaxation. However, after Hurricane Sandy pummeled the Atlantic seaboard in late October...

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