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, donâ€...

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,...

Historic Philipsburg Manor top trip for fourth graders (from June print newspaper)

By Thomas Tapogna, Staff Reporter

June 19, 2013

FOURTH GRADE CLASSROOMS -- Fourth grade is almost over. And a lot of fun things have happened For fourth graders in the year of 2012-2013, what were the best things they think happened? Here are the major events: The...

Principal Wilson to focus on reading next school year (from June print newspaper)

By Jamie Burke and Lila Caminiti

June 16, 2013

PRINCIPAL’S OFFICE -- One academic focus at Colonial next year will be reading, Principal Tonya Wilson said in an interview with the Colonial Times. When we asked about big changes in academics, she replied that there wouldn...