A Journey to France

By Lila Caminiti

June 25, 2013

Have you ever been to France?  France is a beautiful country.  Imagine rolling hills as far as the eye can see, or a gorgeous, light blue sea.  Got it?  Now you’re getting an idea of just how beautiful it is.  Want to learn...

Online School

By Margot Phillips

June 25, 2013

Have you ever wished you could stay home from school every day but still be educated? With Cyber School you can! But before you rush to your computer, there a few things you may want know. History Online school first cam...

Do you think boys and girls should compete against each other in sports?

By Lauren McNulty

June 25, 2013

Do you think that boys and girls should compete against each other in sports? Well, I do! I have taken polls and most people say yes, but my opinion might be different than yours. My Opinion Long ago girls and boys played ...

Pounds, Pounds a Place for the Hounds

By Julia Davis

June 25, 2013

Ever wonder what really goes on in a pound?   Well after you read this article you won’t want to go to a pound. You’ll also think twice about bringing a dog to the pound. Living in a pound In most shelters the dogs l...

The Titanic: Over a hundred years later

By Charlotte Mangelsdorf

June 25, 2013

Imagine you were on the hugest ship in the world having the time of your life. Suddenly the ship gives a huge lurch and stops. An hour or two later you look back at the ship from your lifeboat. It’s halfway under water! All...

Colonial’s readers choose favorite books of year (from June print edition)

By Callie Leff, A&E Editor

June 22, 2013

COLONIAL LIBRARY -- The school year has been going well so far. Everyone has been learning, laughing and having lots of fun. Since reading is such a big part of school, Colonial kids are bound to be reading some good books, don...

A fifth grade goodbye

June 22, 2013

The fifth graders have experienced many great memories during their six years at Colonial. After all of these years at Colonial, we would like to say some last words before graduating to middle school. We all have appreciated ...

Bring back the play

June 22, 2013

The fifth graders used to do a play that rocked the house. The fifth graders want their play back. The play was a special way to end the Colonial Elementary School experience. The production brought students together and built...

Use metal water bottles

June 22, 2013

A lot of people this year are using plastic water bottles. And Chartwells sold a lot of plastic water bottles. These containers hurt the environment. When the water bottles are thrown away, the plastic can end up in the ocean,...