Colonial gains real mascot with Charlie the Cougar costume

Colonial gains real mascot with Charlie the Cougar costume

By Madeline Smith, Literary Magazine Editor

COLONIAL — For a long time Colonial students only dreamed of having a real, live mascot, and now they have one—a cougar costume students wear to play Charlie the Cougar. "I think it is a great idea, and every school should have one," said Gabby...

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Craze to make slime causes stores to run out of glue

Craze to make slime causes stores to run out of glue

By Julia Kindig and Natalia Christian

COLONIAL — Kids have been making so much slime that stores have been running low of glue. "Parents across the country are reporting a shortage of glue in stores and many are naming the simple, do-it-yourself 'slime' as the culprit," according to...

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  • Many students are excited about Jump Rope for Heart February 14
  • Pennies for Patients will start collecting money soon February 14
  • New music teacher Ms. Glasser is great; kids love her February 14

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Literary Magazine’s new contest is superheroes for seasons; here are winter semi-finalists

Literary Magazine’s new contest is superheroes for seasons; here are winter semi-finalists

By Gabby Ahitow, Literary Magazine Editor

The Literary Magazine's editors have started a  new challenge for you to enjoy. Grades 1 through 5 will participate in a challenge to create a superhero...

March 8No Comments

The Great Turkey Search

By Carter O'Neil

A turkey named Jack was walking in the forest. He saw a snake in the bushes. Jack was scared. There was a hunter. Jack ran away and found a river. Jack...

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The Busy Man: the tale of my dad’s hard working life

By Sabine Bushong, Staff Reporter

PELHAM — Mr. Clay Bushong's life is a busy one with the running of the Picture House and being a co-owner of Cantina Lobos. And having three kids. (I...

March 8

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Rec basketball starts off great for Colonial Red with Hutch win

By Jaylin Santiago, Sports Editor

HUTCHINSON GYM — The Colonial crowd went wild as a Hutchinson player missed the game-winning shot from half court. It was a close game, but in the...

January 31No Comments

Colonial students and staff pick Patriots, in our Super Bowl survey

Colonial students and staff pick Patriots, in our Super Bowl survey

By Liam Ginsburg and Brewer Anderson

COLONIAL — The school has a bunch of football fans from Giants to Lions and clubs that win a lot to those that don't. Colonial students get especially...

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Fifth graders have mixed emotions about leaving Colonial in a few months

Fifth graders have mixed emotions about leaving Colonial in a few months

By Laura Shelton and Emily Rackley

FIFTH GRADE CLASSROOMS— When it comes to schooL, many kids never want to see the place again once they leave. The fifth graders are preparing to leave for good the school that many have attended for...

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Fifth graders like current events because they learn about world, views are respected

Fifth graders like current events because they learn about world, views are respected

By Matt Michailoff, Student Life Editor

CLASSROOM 5MO — There are mystery states, newsela.com articles and students' perspectives on news articles on different topics. This is current events class. It is part of the rotating system of classes. Students...

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  • Third Grade visits Pelham Palace to get taste of China March 10
  • Literary Magazine’s new contest is superheroes for seasons; here are winter semi-finalists March 8

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The Lion King Jr. roars onto stage in SOOP Theater production

The Lion King Jr. roars onto stage in SOOP Theater production

By Lark Martin, Staff Reporter

PELHAM — "The Lion King Jr.," based on the Disney film "The Lion King," was presented March 10-12 by the SOOP Theater Co. with a number of Colonials students in the two casts. The musical tells the...

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‘Peter Pan Jr.’ flies into Pelham Children’s Theater; auditions held Jan. 25-26

‘Peter Pan Jr.’ flies into Pelham Children’s Theater; auditions held Jan. 25-26

By Matt Michailoff, Sports Editor

PELHAM — "Peter Pan Jr." will be this year's production for Pelham Children's Theater, following on last year's successful "Wizard of Oz." Tryouts were on Jan. 25 for fifth graders and Jan. 26 for...

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  • ‘Rouge One’ is Star Wars movie about girl who grows to be hero of rebellion January 30
  • Hamilton: an American Musical May 26
  • Alice Through The Looking Glass May 25

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NASA reports 2016 warmest year ever, January warmest January in history

NASA reports 2016 warmest year ever, January warmest January in history

By Plum Durham, Staff Reporter

PLANET EARTH — Have you noticed that it is getting warmer than it was in past years? If so, you are right. NASA had reported that 2015 was the warmest year on record, then...

March 3

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New Years Eve includes dinner and up till midnight for Colonial folks

By Charlotte Seligman, Staff Reporter

PELHAM — Did you celebrate 2016's end and 2017's beginning? Did you go away to visit family? Did you stay up till midnight...

January 23No Comments

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