2016 goes down in the books as a terrible year

By Emily Willett ’17

December 18, 2016

Filed under Column, Opinion

All right, I know what you’re thinking. Yes, there is about a month and a half left in the year 2016, but let’s face the facts: this year was awful. From celebrity deaths, to wide-spread diseases and innocent lives being...

The things I wish I knew as a freshman

By Ali Vergilio ‘17

December 18, 2016

Filed under Column, Opinion

Dear New Freshmen, You probably are scared or feeling a little weird about entering high school. You went from being the big fish in the pond to the smallest fish in just a couple short months. High school is a big transition...

Benefits of healthy eating

By Alexis Theckston ‘20

December 18, 2016

Filed under Column, Opinion

As people cook in the kitchen, you can hear the sound of the food sizzling and the clicking of the burners trying to turn on. The smell of the food cooking is what brings everyone into the kitchen, mostly the little ones. From...

An Open Letter to All Coaching Staffs

By Chloe Senatore ‘17

December 18, 2016

Filed under Column, Opinion

Reform is needed. Coaches, please listen to what I say intently because every athlete is thinking what I am about to relay to you. I have played five sports throughout my life. As I grew, I narrowed sport choices. Now I am a...

Election is over: Now let’s focus on Syria

By Anna Potrzuski ‘20

December 18, 2016

Filed under Column, Opinion

It has been a few weeks since our new president, Donald Trump, has been elected. I know most of us need time to mourn, but it is over. It is time to move on, and it is time to focus on not only ourselves. Being only fourteen,...

Fashion at It’s Finest

By Isabella Luciano ‘20

December 18, 2016

Filed under Column, Opinion

As a kid, we all had a certain obsession that followed us all the way to Middle School. Whether it was Dora the Explorer or Blue’s Clues. For me, it was Hannah Montana mixed with Camp Rock. From the moment I was born, I...

Activities after school can change your life

By Jordyn Kustera`18

December 18, 2016

Filed under Column, Opinion

When school ends, there are people who just go home, do homework, watch some T.V, and then go to bed to wake up the next morning and go to school again. Even though that isn`t a bad life to live, it is not the best one to live...

The Electoral College needs to go

By Nick Kerr ‘17

December 18, 2016

Filed under Column, Opinion

On the first Monday after the second Wednesday, this December, an elite group of 538 political insiders will gather and vote on who the next leader of the Free World will be. This is, of course, the quadrennial convergence of...

Snapshots of my Life

By Taylor Contarino 20’

December 18, 2016

Filed under Column, Opinion

The warm, alluring waters were calling my name, forcing me to forget my responsibilities and sink into the shallow waters, despite the soaked black leggings clinging to my bronzed tan summer skin. I didn’t even care because...

Roommates or cells mates

By Gianna LoMonico ‘17

December 18, 2016

Filed under Column, Humor, Humorous Articles, Opinion

My sister Cristina and I have been sharing a room since I was seven and she was five. So, as you can see, I’ve been tortured most of my life. It’s like having a relative come and stay with you who never leaves. Somedays it...

The great mysteries in life

By Ali Vergilio ‘17

December 18, 2016

Filed under Column, Humor, Humorous Articles, Opinion

We all wonder about different things in life. We wonder what our future is going to be like. How could have I have changed something in the past, or even what will happen tomorrow? But, there are those questions that slip your...

A life with four older brothers

By Alexis Theckston ‘20

December 18, 2016

Filed under Column, Humor, Humorous Articles, Opinion

If a person has nothing but brothers, especially older brothers, you are just doomed from the start. When people asked me how many siblings I have, I always answered, “I have four older brothers and no sisters.” As soon as...

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