Sixth graders share middle school experiences with parents of fifth graders

Sixth graders share middle school experiences with parents of fifth graders

By Tisya Sharma, News Editor

PMS — Pelham Middle School organized a middle school orientation night last week for parents of current fifth grade students. Four sixth graders, including former Colonial Times news editor Lila Caminiti, shared their experiences with...  Read More »

March 2, 2015 • 0 comments

DARE offers a chance for fifth graders to learn dangers of drugs and tobacco

DARE offers a chance for fifth graders to learn dangers of drugs and tobacco

By Ella Miller, Student Life Editor

5TH GRADE CLASSROOMS — Besides all of the activities the fifth graders take part in, they also have a program that teaches them about some dangers in life—drugs, tobacco and smoking. DARE stands for Drug Abuse Resistance Education. Every Monday,...  Read More »

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First performance with NYC Ballet: ‘As soon as I walked out on that stage, I automatically knew what to do’

First performance with NYC Ballet: ‘As soon as I walked out on that stage, I automatically knew what to do’

By Sofia Carmona, A&E Editor

I felt very honored to be given a wonderful part in the New York City Ballet's "The Nutcracker." I had auditioned for a part at the School of American...  Read More »

February 4, 2015 • 0 comments

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Girl Scouts planned to see ballet performance at American School of Ballet

By Caroline Michailoff, A&E Editor

COLONIAL — On Feb. 28, the Girl Scouts planned to see a ballet performance at the American School of Ballet. After the performance,...  Read More »

March 2, 2015 • 0 comments

Jump Rope for Heart: the American Heart Association keeps kids hearts beating

By Larisa Breskin, Staff Reporter

PELHAM — The four elementary schools of Pelham collected money for the American Heart Association, an organization raising...  Read More »

February 16, 2015 • 0 comments

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Florida’s great place to go on vacation (Hint: it’s warm)

By Leah Sherbansky, Staff Reporter

PORT CHARLOTTE, FLORIDA — Florida has many excitements and things to do. It is also the home of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus, "The...  Read More »

February 3, 2015 • 0 comments

Owner of Gracie & Finn Eat blog wins Laurence Smoke Shop cooking contest

By Kathryn Alexander, World Editor

VERMONT — Gracie, the co-owner of the Gracie & Finn Eat blog, entered a meat dish in a food contest. She was the youngest contestant, and she also...  Read More »

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Critic’s Corner: The likes and dislikes of fifth grade readers

By Austin Kelly, Student Life Editor

5th GRADE CLASSROOMS — Every month, students have to write a Critic's Corner, which is a review on a book you choose that follows a certain structure. Students have to identify theme, describe the book...  Read More »

March 2, 2015 • 0 comments

Kindergartners and first graders count down to 100th day of school (and they’re close)

By Jack Tirsch and Ben Busschaert

COLONIAL SCHOOL — On Feb. 12, there were only nine days of school left until the Hundredth Day of School. The kindergartners and first graders have been counting days for ninety-five days. Duncan...  Read More »

February 18, 2015 • 0 comments

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All three fifth grade teams excited for fifth grade basketball championships

By Tisya Sharma and Thomas Shelton

COLONIAL GYMNASIUM — With the Colonial School fifth grade basketball championships just a day away, all three of the teams are getting psyched and ready. At first, the league consisted of nine teams,...  Read More »

March 1, 2015 • 0 comments

Fourth-fifth grade rec basketball teams record only two losses among four squads

By Thomas Shelton and Tisya Sharma

COLONIAL GYM- The Colonial girls and boys are currently in the middle of their basketball season, with two teams for the boys and two for the girls. All four teams are playing well with a total of...  Read More »

February 11, 2015 • 0 comments

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Girl Scouts planned to see ballet performance at American School of Ballet

By Caroline Michailoff, A&E Editor

COLONIAL — On Feb. 28, the Girl Scouts planned to see a ballet performance at the American School of Ballet. After the performance, the girls were to go back stage and meet the dancers. Last week,...  Read More »

March 2, 2015 • 0 comments

Review: ComedySportz improv club offers competition and laughs

By Larisa Breskin, Staff Reporter

NEW YORK — Welcome to ComedySportz, home of some of the jokes you hear today. The "on the spot" jokes here are hysterical and are included in the games, because at ComedySports teams play against...  Read More »

February 18, 2015 • 2 comments

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