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Joan Mulholland, Freedom Rider, civil rights activist, talks about fighting the good fight

Joan Mulholland, Freedom Rider, civil rights activist, talks about fighting the good fight

By Lark Martin, Charlotte Selegman, and Emily Rackley

COLONIAL LIBRARY —  A civil rights activist visited the school on April 19 and gave a presentation about her story and life when discrimination was still in play. Her name is Joan Mulholland. She and her African American friends were arrested...

May 5, 20172 Comments

The Pel Mel, high school’s paper, full of interesting stories, headlines—and reporters and editors

The Pel Mel, high school’s paper, full of interesting stories, headlines—and reporters and editors

By Emily Rackley, Julia Kindig, Natalia Christian, Laura Shelton, Lian Spencer, Gabby Ahitow, Jaylin Santiago, and Matthew Michailoff

PMHS NEWSROOM — The Pel Mel, the high school student newspaper, has lots of interesting art, stories, headlines, reporters and editors. Every day, students from PMHS arrive at the journalism class at exactly 11:14 to start working on the scho...

April 28, 20173 Comments

  • Friendly First Fridays give students way to get to know each other April 23, 2017
  • Colonial gains real mascot with Charlie the Cougar costume March 15, 2017
  • Craze to make slime causes stores to run out of glue March 12, 2017

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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 8, 2017No 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...

January 23, 2017No Comments

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Pelham Cub Scout Pack 1’s Rain Gutter Regatta is down to last breath

Pelham Cub Scout Pack 1’s Rain Gutter Regatta is down to last breath

By Matt Michailoff, Sports Editor

PROSPECT HILL — Sure, there are camping trips and meetings, but none of those are as exciting as the Cub Scouts' Rain Gutter Regatta. More than 40 kids...

April 23, 2017

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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 31, 2017No 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...

January 30, 2017No Comments

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At Colonial’s Heritage Day, kids learn about the places fellow students come from

At Colonial’s Heritage Day, kids learn about the places fellow students come from

By Claire Van-Praagh, Staff Reporter

COLONIAL — The school is filled kids from all over the world, and the PTA wanted to celebrate that. On the evening of March 10, kids of all ages from Colonial School came to Pelham Middle School...

May 8, 2017No Comments

Fourth graders excited about upcoming field trip to play at Carnegie Hall

Fourth graders excited about upcoming field trip to play at Carnegie Hall

By Julia Findikyan, Staff Reporter

COLONIAL — The fourth graders are about to take a field trip to Carnegie Hall and many are excited. Sabine Bushong said she's looking forward to the trip because "we'll get to play recorders in...

May 1, 20173 Comments

  • Fifth graders have mixed emotions about leaving Colonial in a few months March 14, 2017
  • Fifth graders like current events because they learn about world, views are respected March 10, 2017

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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...

March 12, 20171 Comment

‘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...

January 30, 2017No Comments

  • ‘Rouge One’ is Star Wars movie about girl who grows to be hero of rebellion January 30, 2017
  • Hamilton: an American Musical May 26, 2016
  • Alice Through The Looking Glass May 25, 2016

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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, 2017

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The Pel Mel, high school’s paper, full of interesting stories, headlines—and reporters and editors

The Pel Mel, high school’s paper, full of interesting stories, headlines—and reporters and editors

By Emily Rackley, Julia Kindig, Natalia Christian, Laura Shelton, Lian Spencer, Gabby Ahitow, Jaylin Santiago, and Matthew Michailoff

PMHS NEWSROOM — The Pel Mel, the high school student newspaper, has lots of interesting art, stories, headlines, reporters and edit...

April 28, 20173 Comments

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