Kids sent home due to head lice; policy of instant dismissal debated by medical experts

Kids sent home due to head lice; policy of instant dismissal debated by medical experts

By Tisya Sharma, News Editor

COLONIAL SCHOOL – On Jan. 7, several kids were detected with lice. They were sent home immediately. Lice checks happen routinely every year at the school. Lice Enders, parent volunteers and the school nurse check every kid’s hair for lice infestation....  Read More »

January 22, 2015 • 0 comments

Celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday includes day off from school

Celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday includes day off from school

By Emma Crotty and Emma Van Praagh

COLONIAL SCHOOL — To celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., students get a three-day weekend. A break from school is always good, but people are not always the busiest. Eleanor Neu from class 4Ga said she is very busy, and she is going to go to...  Read More »

January 18, 2015 • 0 comments

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Colonial Girl Scouts go on sleepover at natural history museum

Colonial Girl Scouts go on sleepover at natural history museum

By Eleanor Moraes, Our Town Editor

NEW YORK — On Jan. 23, around 20 fifth grade Girl Scouts went to the American Museum of Natural History in New York City....  Read More »

January 26, 2015 • 0 comments

Downtown Pelham gets new sushi restaurant with fresh food, nice building

By Allie Carney, Staff Reporter

PELHAM — Have you heard? A new sushi place has opened in town, and the business has been pretty successful. Sakura Sushi is...  Read More »

December 16, 2014 • 0 comments

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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 »

January 25, 2015 • 0 comments

The Taj Mahal is loaded with interesting history, beauty and fine architectural details

The Taj Mahal is loaded with interesting history, beauty and fine architectural details

By Tisya Sharma, News Editor

AGRA, INDIA - Currently I'm at one of the seven new wonders of the world, the Taj Mahal. While reporting, I'm also spending some time with family that...  Read More »

December 3, 2014 • 1 comment

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Kids are looking forward to fourth grade’s recycle raceway

Kids are looking forward to fourth grade’s recycle raceway

By Malia McLellan and Emma Spencer

4TH GRADE CLASSROOMS — The fourth graders are looking forward to the Recycle Raceway, a project where they make race cars from recycled materials and race them. "I think it will be fun because you...  Read More »

January 26, 2015 • 0 comments

Kindergarten and 5th grade buddies reflect on their months together

By Kate Girolamo and Cate McLean

COLONIAL PLAYGROUND —  The Kindergartners and the fifth graders received their buddy assignments in the beginning of the year. It's been a few months. Do they like having buddies? "Yes, because...  Read More »

January 25, 2015 • 0 comments

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‘Back to the Future 2′ got quite a few things right about life in 2015

‘Back to the Future 2′ got quite a few things right about life in 2015

By Allie Carney, Staff Reporter

Great Scott! Flying cars? Okay, maybe "Back to the Future 2," which was set in a "future" 2015, wasn't totally accurate. But the movie did get some things right. Flying cars maybe not, but there are...  Read More »

January 25, 2015 • 0 comments

Staff and students find memories of holidays past returned to them this season

By Larisa Breskin, Staff Reporter

COLONIAL SCHOOL — When the holidays were around the corner, many of those favorite memories flooded back into people's minds from years past. The students and faculty have many wonderful things...  Read More »

January 20, 2015 • 0 comments

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Awesome Purple Cupcake Dragons win PE volleyball championships

By Caroline Michailoff, A&E Editor

COLONIAL GYM — Awesome Purple Cupcake Dragons won the PE volleyball championships. The team captain was Andrew Kelly. The Volleyball season was a success. The next PE season is basketball. Volleyball...  Read More »

December 19, 2014 • 0 comments

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