A sneak peek at the fifth-grade invention project; stay tuned for more

By Manon Bushong, A&E Editor

December 21, 2011

FIFTH-GRADE CLASSROOMS -- The fifth graders are enjoying an invention project, working in groups and coming up with problems and solutions for them. The students were broken up into groups of three and four. In social studies,...

Dr. Todd Evans teaches fifth grade what can be learned from the heart of a zebrafish

By Francesca Di Cristofano, News Editor

December 19, 2011

COLONIAL SCHOOL -- Dr. Todd Evans came to teach the fifth grade about the heart of the zebrafish, a species found in the puddles of India. "Science is a way to solve problems," said Dr. Evans. "How do you think you fix a heart?...

Lunch Bunch visits Sound Shore to decorate, sing holiday songs

By Emilia Privat, Staff Reporter

December 19, 2011

SOUND SHORE MEDICAL CENTER -- The  Colonial School Lunch Bunch visited here on Dec. 7 to decorate the tree, eat cookies, sip hot chocolate and sing holiday songs. The Lunch Bunch is a group of Colonial School students in f...

New second-grade teacher Ms Hattar says Colonial students are smart, teachers friendly

By Ava Knapp, Staff Reporter

December 19, 2011

CLASSROOM 2H -- Ms Piera Hattar, a new-to-Colonial second grade teacher, said in an interview with the Colonial Times that she has been teaching for a grand total of six years, all in New York City. Of her new school, she said,...

Colonial Book Fair big success: more than $10,000 in books sold and PTA banks a profit

By Ryan Gregware, Staff Reporter

December 19, 2011

LIBRARY -- The Colonial Book Fair held Nov. 15 to 17 was a huge success, selling $10,113.70 worth of books and making $2,022.70 in profit for the Colonial PTA. The books were provided by Booktopia Fairs. The Colonial PTA has been using t...