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Pelham children enjoy recreation department day camp

Pelham children enjoy recreation department day camp

By Matt Michailoff, Our Town Editor

PROSPECT HILL SCHOOL — There was laughing running, and playing all around the field. Pelham children ages seven to 12 enjoyed the Pelham Recreation Department Day Camp. This camp was filled with the outdoor activities elementary grade students enjoy....

August 16, 2017No Comments

Picking black raspberries and making jam during annual trip to Illinois

Picking black raspberries and making jam during annual trip to Illinois

By Julia Kindig, Student Life Editor

GALENA, Ill. — Every summer my family and I come to this town where there are hills of hay bales and woodsy woods. When we are here, we make black raspberry jam. A black raspberry is a blackberry and a raspberry combined. You might think that the berr...

August 11, 2017No Comments

Diary of a school year ending and the summer’s many activities

Diary of a school year ending and the summer’s many activities

By Emily Rackley, News Editor

It was the last day of school. You were thinking about all of the great memories you made this year. You're singing end-of-school songs in your head. At least this is what I was doing. It was my last year at Colonial School, and I know I will miss that sch...

August 9, 2017No Comments

  • Pelham Summer Experience offers kids wide range of fun classes at middle school July 19, 2017
  • Some kids miss Pure Bliss frozen yogurt shop after closure July 19, 2017

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Ms. Gerhardt teaches at Colonial for 20 years (from our print edition)

Ms. Gerhardt teaches at Colonial for 20 years (from our print edition)

By Kira Findikyan, Staff Reporter

CLASSROOM 4G — Ms. Jacy Gerhardt, a fourth grade teacher at the school, has been teaching for 20 years and has had many different grades and classes. "I love it," Ms. Gerhardt said of her career...

June 28, 2017No Comments

Fifth grade finds out if Constitution Works (from our print edition)

Fifth grade finds out if Constitution Works (from our print edition)

By Jaylin Santiago, Sports Editor

COLONIAL — The fifth grade students went to the federal courthouse in Brooklyn June 9 to hold a mock trial of a First Amendment case, the Denver Dispatch vs the United States, as part of a program called...

June 27, 2017No Comments

  • School year sparks great memories for students (from our print edition) June 20, 2017
  • New ways to make friends at Colonial (from our print edition) June 20, 2017

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Kindergarten screening tests little ones (from our print edition)

Kindergarten screening tests little ones (from our print edition)

By Julia Findikyan, Staff Reporter

COLONIAL LIBRARY — Kindergarten screening is the hands-on test taken by the upcoming Kindergartners.  The tests were given on May 10-11. Each screening takes about 15 minutes. Each teacher doing...

June 28, 2017No Comments

Fourth graders learn about long shots, medium shots and close ups (from our print edition)

Fourth graders learn about long shots, medium shots and close ups (from our print edition)

By Sabine Bushong, Staff Reporter

PELHAM — The fourth graders went to the first visit out of three visits at the Picture House Regional Film Center for the film-making project. They watched "Sanjay's Super Team,'' "Carl and Ellie"...

June 27, 2017No Comments

  • Four Colonial ACE students moving to middle school (from our print edition) June 27, 2017
  • Fifth graders take off on space mission (from our print edition) June 19, 2017
  • Next stop: the red carpet (from our print edition) June 19, 2017

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What students think about summer movies of 2017 (from our print edition)

What students think about summer movies of 2017 (from our print edition)

By Natalia Christian, Student Life Editor

COLONIAL — Summer is a time to relax. You get to go home, and you don't have to worry about school or thinking. But everyone knows the most important part of summer is watching...

June 28, 2017

Disney is remaking tons of their old movies; here are student thoughts (from our print edition)

Disney is remaking tons of their old movies; here are student thoughts (from our print edition)

By Kira Findikyan, Staff Reporter

COLONIAL — Disney has been remaking lots of their old animated movies into live-action films. Students have different views on whether they like the cartoon classics or...

June 27, 2017

The Lion King Jr. roars onto stage in SOOP Theater production

The Lion King Jr. roars onto stage in SOOP Theater production

March 12, 2017

‘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

January 30, 2017

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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...

March 3, 2017No Comments

Happy New Year here; Chinese New Year comes July 29

Happy New Year here; Chinese New Year comes July 29

By Liam Ginsburg, Staff Reporter

It is officially the year 2017. Soon enough, the year of the rooster begins on Jan. 29, when the Chinese New Year starts. The...

December 30, 2016No Comments

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Our beloved custodian

Not only does he work all day, but the students love him, and he loves the students. He does so much to keep Colonial School on...

June 20, 2017No Comments

Right authors for older kids

Older students yawn and play with the things around them. They're not having fun like the Kindergartners. For the fourth and fifth...

June 20, 2017No Comments

Give Us Invention Convention

From the first day of school, many fifth graders were thinking of possible ideas for the big fifth grade project, the Invention...

June 20, 2017No Comments

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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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