Spring break is coming and plans range far, wide and right at home

By Grace Dunhill and Kate Girolamo

COLONIAL SCHOOL — Spring break is on its way. Some families are traveling the world, and others are relaxing at home. "I'm going to the Hamptons and going to the beach," said Reese McLean (4GA). Daniel O'Keefe (4GA) said, "I'm going to Washington, D.C.,...  Read More »

March 26, 2015 • 0 comments

Four kids from fifth grade experience being in huge All County Chorus

Four kids from fifth grade experience being in huge All County Chorus

By Malia McLellan, Student Life Editor

PURCHASE - Four children from the fifth grade experienced being in a professional chorus. The Colonial students who sang in the All County Chorus were Austin Kelly (5V), Ava Pedorella (5M), Emma Spencer (5V) and me (5M). It was a lot of fun being...  Read More »

March 25, 2015 • 1 comment

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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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Punxsutawney Phil’s forecast: was it right or wrong on start of spring?

By Ella Miller, A&E Editor

PELHAM — For the past three months, we've had a cold, harsh winter. There have been many snow days and delayed openings. The...  Read More »

March 17, 2015 • 0 comments

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 • 1 comment

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Beloved chocolatier Michele Ferrero, who created Kinder Eggs, dies at 89

By Allie Carney, Staff Reporter

Some candies are sweet and some sour, similar to this story about the loss of the beloved Michele Ferrero. Mr. Ferrero died at age 89 on no better day...  Read More »

March 12, 2015 • 0 comments

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 • 3 comments

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3rd grade gets a mouthful of Chinese New Year during field trip to Pelham Palace

3rd grade gets a mouthful of Chinese New Year during field trip to Pelham Palace

By Malia McLellan, Student Life Editor

PELHAM — The third grade went on a field trip to Pelham Palace Feb. 26 to get a taste of Chinese food for the Chinese New Year. "I liked the noodles the best," said Lian Spencer (3K). "I also liked...  Read More »

March 25, 2015 • 0 comments

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

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Exploding Pineapples take victory for fifth grade basketball championship

By Ella Miller, A&E Editor

COLONIAL GYM - On March 9, the fifth grade basketball championships of Colonial School took place. Here, three teams competed to win. Those three teams were the Red Demon Champions (5H), the Exploding...  Read More »

March 17, 2015 • 0 comments

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

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Review: ‘Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different’ shows how he did

Review: ‘Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different’ shows how he did

By Tisya Sharma, News Editor

I chose the book 'Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different' to read because I love Apple’s technology, and I have about 15–20 products made by them. I was thinking of a non-fiction book to read and...  Read More »

March 12, 2015 • 0 comments

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 • 1 comment

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