Colonial third graders play their new instruments at first concert

By Syrus Preftakes, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2018

COLONIAL GYM — Colonial's third graders have started playing instruments for the first time and performed in a concert. The instruments include bass, cello, violin and viola. Many kids are happy with their instruments. Duncan...

Colonial PTA lunchtime enrichment program offers Spelling Bee Club

By Maxim Katchoura and Vijay Ranganathan

January 29, 2018

MRS. STAVALA'S CLASSROOM — The Spelling Bee Club is a club that helps students prepare for the school district's spelling bee. It mostly involves making flash cards, but members also do practice bees. The students discuss...

First grade students didn’t go to ‘Nutcracker’ this holiday season

By Maxim Katchoura, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2018

1ST GRADE CLASSROOMS — The first graders did not go to "The Nutcracker" this holiday season. "The Nutcracker" is a play or ballet where a girl wakes up to find mice and toys are bigger than life. She gets tormented by a rodent...

Profile: Scarlett the second grade kickball player

By Julian Henderson, Staff Reporter

January 21, 2018

COLONIAL PLAYGROUND — The kickball game happens almost everyday. Scarlett Gristina, (who is in 2K) plays almost every day. Scarlett is really nice. She can play at any time. A third grader, Syrus Preftakes, likes Scarlett....

Instructors at Spotlight Gymnastics at Huguenot teach gymnastics

By Vijay Ranganathan, Staff Reporter

January 21, 2018

PELHAM MANOR — Have you heard of a private gym? Well, Spotlight Gymnastics is a private gym at Huguenot Memorial Church. Sean is a teacher there. He is one of the nicest guys ever (funny too)!  Some of the other teache...

Colonial School’s new Spanish teacher brings foreign language to two grades

By Bryn Felgner, Staff Reporter

January 9, 2018

COLONIAL  — Colonial School has a new Spanish teacher named Mrs. Frances Corelli. She is teaching the second and third graders. When they're in Spanish, the kids learn by speaking about what they're learning in Spanish,...