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
April 23, 2017
Filed under First Person POV, Top Stories

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 competed in this breathtaking competition. During the event, Cub Scouts ages six to 11 raced their handmade boats in inflatable rain gutters....

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

By Sabine Bushong, Staff Reporter
March 8, 2017
Filed under First Person POV

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 am his youngest!) Well, with a family of five—three of them kids, 16, 13 and 9—life can get pretty busy. When you have a dad who's so busy,...

Bonjour! You don’t need to go to France, just go to Quebec City

Bonjour! You don’t need to go to France, just go to Quebec City

By Tisya Sharma, News Editor
June 7, 2015
Filed under First Person POV, Top Stories, World News

QUEBEC CITY, CANADA -- Over Memorial Day weekend, I took a trip to a different country. I visited Quebec City, Canada, and learned so many things as I went along. Quebec City was founded by Samuel de Champlain, a familiar name from many fourth-grade textbooks. He was the first European to explore,...

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
February 4, 2015
Filed under First Person POV, Top Stories

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 Ballet, where I am currently studying ballet in the fourth division. I was given the part of a grandchild in the party scene, Act I. This scene...

Colonial alum Phoebe Rothschild reflects on how Walk for Love came together

Colonial alum Phoebe Rothschild reflects on how Walk for Love came together

By Phoebe Rothschild, A&E Editor Emeritus
May 9, 2014
Filed under First Person POV

In September, a tragedy struck Colonial when Mrs. Hattar’s husband passed away. Charlotte Howard, Julia Rosenberg and I couldn’t imagine growing up without a father, and that is what Christian Hattar will have to do. We all knew we couldn’t just stand there and watch everything fall into place;...

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade creates a lot of fun and draws a lot of people

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade creates a lot of fun and draws a lot of people

By Margot Phillips, Staff Reporter
November 28, 2012
Filed under First Person POV, Top Stories

NEW YORK — In this year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, there were 21 floats, many marching bands and 28 balloons. It was awesome to be there in person, and see everything up close. We went to the balloon staging on the Upper West Side too.  There were so many people pushing strollers, and...

My new family for a week… and hoping power never comes back

My new family for a week… and hoping power never comes back

By Phoebe Rothschild, A&E Editor
November 8, 2012
Filed under First Person POV, Top Stories

Everyone in my family was scared when Sandy hit because we have a bunch of trees around our house. We didn't even dare to sleep in the basement, so we slept over at our friends, the Eustaces. It was fun. We went mattress sliding down the stairs. It may sound dangerous, but it was a blast. When we lost...

Hurricane Sandy brings a stormy sleepover on a school night

Hurricane Sandy brings a stormy sleepover on a school night

By Callie Leff, A&E Editor
November 7, 2012
Filed under First Person POV, Top Stories

At the beginning of hurricane Sandy, my family and I went to Connecticut because we thought that it would be worse in Pelham. We arrived in Connecticut on Oct. 28 and  returned to Pelham on Oct. 30. When we went there, we saw a big tree branch fall down and glass from a car's windshield on the street. Our...

Year in review: Different views on what’s fun at school

Year in review: Different views on what’s fun at school

By Luke Matos, Staff Reporter
June 17, 2012
Filed under First Person POV, Top Stories

Colonial School has many ways to have fun and get active, from school spirit days to recess at Franklin Field and physical education classes. And people have different views on what exactly is fun for them. To gather opinions, I interviewed Mr. Ronald Martucci, fourth grade teacher and New York Jets...

That awkward moment…

By Daniel Bernstein, A&E Editors
June 2, 2012
Filed under First Person POV

…when you realize that Artie from Glee doesn’t really need a wheelchair. …when you realize that Andrew Garfield is Australian. …when you realize that the Winter Solstice isn’t a Pontiac Solstice car in January. …when you realize that when you zip your lips there’s no zipper. …when...

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