Colonial musicians and vocalists give thoughts on NYSSMA performances

By Emma Van Praagh, Staff Reporter

COLONIAL — The New York State School Music Association stages a performance for all instruments and vocals where students are graded. A teacher signs you up for it, and with your parents' permission, you are allowed to go with a fee of $14. You...  Read More »

April 30, 2015 • 0 comments

Fourth and fifth graders play big role as helpers at Colonial blood drive

Fourth and fifth graders play big role as helpers at Colonial blood drive

By Emma Spencer, Student Life Editor

COLONIAL SCHOOL - The fourth and fifth graders helped with the blood drive on March 18. Although students couldn't donate blood, they assisted at the canteen and helped babysit.  Students, in school, made posters and invited parents to donate blood. Dr....  Read More »

April 7, 2015 • 0 comments

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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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Pelham Pack 1 Cub Scouts sleep over at New York Hall of Science

Pelham Pack 1 Cub Scouts sleep over at New York Hall of Science

By Lawrence Ohmes, Staff Reporter

QUEENS — Pelham Pack 1 Cub Scouts got to camp out at the New York Hall of Science. The scouts experienced many things such...  Read More »

April 7, 2015 • 0 comments

Sewing class on Second Street: having fun with Mary Anne Ciccotelli

Sewing class on Second Street: having fun with Mary Anne Ciccotelli

By Larisa Breskin, Staff Reporter

PELHAM — A women with the love of sewing started a program for kids who wanted to learn to sew and turn scraps into wraps. Mary...  Read More »

April 1, 2015 • 0 comments

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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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Fifth graders learn about healthy farming and living during Stone Barns trip

Fifth graders learn about healthy farming and living during Stone Barns trip

By Caroline Mchailoff, A&E Editor

POCANTICO HILLS — The fifth graders learned about healthy living during their field trips to Stone Barns Center. They got to see sheep and pigs and collect the eggs from the chickens. Also they...  Read More »

April 1, 2015 • 0 comments

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

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Colonial Red looses to Siwanoy by one point in girls rec basketball championship game

Colonial Red looses to Siwanoy by one point in girls rec basketball championship game

By Tisya Sharma, News Editor

HUTCHINSON SCHOOL – Many Colonial fourth and fifth grade girls curiously awaited last Friday night because it was the night of the championship game in rec basketball. All eight players were anticipating...  Read More »

April 1, 2015 • 0 comments

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

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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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