Kindergarten screening tests little ones (from our print edition)

Kindergarten screening tests little ones (from our print edition)

By Julia Findikyan, Staff Reporter
June 28, 2017
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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 the screening has a table that holds all the components to take the test. This reporter remembers...

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
June 27, 2017
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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" and lastly "Inside Out" clips. Teacher Meredith Lobsinger told the fourth grade classes about all...

Four Colonial ACE students moving to middle school (from our print edition)

Four Colonial ACE students moving to middle school (from our print edition)

By Julia Kindig and Lian Spencer
June 27, 2017
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COLONIAL — Next year, four ACE students will move to Pelham Middle School along with all the other fifth graders. The four ACE kids are overjoyed about going to the middle school next year because they will be able to meet new friends and have bigger and better experiences. Their teacher, Ms....

Fifth graders take off on space mission (from our print edition)

Fifth graders take off on space mission (from our print edition)

By Natalia Christian, Student Life Editor
June 19, 2017
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SUFFERN, N.Y. — Fifth grade students went to the exciting and educational Challenger Learning Center here. Every student had an extremely fun experience. All the students applied for a job on a space mission that required certain skills which they had to have in order to perform that job. Not...

Next stop: the red carpet (from our print edition)

Next stop: the red carpet (from our print edition)

By Gabby Ahitow and Matt Michailoff
June 19, 2017
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PELHAM — The fifth graders walked to the Pelham Picture House every week for several weeks to create their fifth grade graduation documentary. The tradition of making a fifth grade documentary started last year at Colonial. The project was run by Meredith Lobsinger, the director of all the camps...

At Colonial’s Heritage Day, kids learn about the places fellow students come from

At Colonial’s Heritage Day, kids learn about the places fellow students come from

By Claire Van-Praagh, Staff Reporter
May 8, 2017
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COLONIAL — The school is filled kids from all over the world, and the PTA wanted to celebrate that. On the evening of March 10, kids of all ages from Colonial School came to Pelham Middle School and shared their background, food, clothing, games and more. "Celebrating everyone's heritage and...

Fourth graders excited about upcoming field trip to play at Carnegie Hall

Fourth graders excited about upcoming field trip to play at Carnegie Hall

By Julia Findikyan, Staff Reporter
May 1, 2017
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COLONIAL — The fourth graders are about to take a field trip to Carnegie Hall and many are excited. Sabine Bushong said she's looking forward to the trip because "we'll get to play recorders in front of a lot of people." She said she loves recorder and playing for people. "I've never been...

Fifth graders have mixed emotions about leaving Colonial in a few months

Fifth graders have mixed emotions about leaving Colonial in a few months

By Laura Shelton and Emily Rackley
March 14, 2017
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FIFTH GRADE CLASSROOMS— When it comes to schooL, many kids never want to see the place again once they leave. The fifth graders are preparing to leave for good the school that many have attended for six years. Will that look back? Some fifth graders say they will miss Colonial, while many are...

Fifth graders like current events because they learn about world, views are respected

Fifth graders like current events because they learn about world, views are respected

By Matt Michailoff, Student Life Editor
March 10, 2017
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CLASSROOM 5MO — There are mystery states, newsela.com articles and students' perspectives on news articles on different topics. This is current events class. It is part of the rotating system of classes. Students have different perspectives about the class. Some think it's a great way to learn,...

Third Grade visits Pelham Palace to get taste of China

Third Grade visits Pelham Palace to get taste of China

By Kira Findikyan and Skyler Austin
March 10, 2017
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PELHAM—The third graders of Colonial recently paid a visit to Pelham's Chinese and Japanese restaurant, Pelham Palace. There, they tried different kinds of food, including dumplings, rice, rolls, noodles and broccoli with chicken. They learned how another culture eats different foods and lives...

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