2012-2013 Staff

Kathryn Alexander

Hi I'm Kathryn Alexander. I'm in Ms. Hatter's class, and in fifth grade. I have a five-year-old little brother in Kindergarten. I take rock climbing and kickboxing. My hobbies are explosive science experiments, reading, writing...

Zoey Campos

Hi, my name is Zoey Campos. I live in a small apartment with my mom, dad and my cat Whiskers. I’m in class 4C. My favorite food is Pasta Bolognese. My favorite country is Mexico. My favorite TV show is “Lab Rats.”

Michael Micciche

My name is Michael Micciche. My favorite sport to play is baseball. The instruments I play are the trumpet and the viola. My best hobbies are building rockets and working on my train set in my basement. ...

Emmett Doyle

I am Emmett Doyle. I play lacrosse, soccer and tennis. I also play the trombone and the guitar. I have two brothers and one sister. I have two dogs, a fish and a lizard. I love shrimp and cheese burgers. I live on Corlies Avenue.

Eleanor Moraes

My name is Eleanor Moraes. I am in fifth grade in Ms. Hattar's class. I have three little sisters, Gloria in 1H, Florence in 3K and Harriet in preschool. I have two adorable guinea pigs named Ivy and Holly. In my spare time,...

Miranda Barrett

Hi, I am Miranda Barrett. I am 10 years old, and my birthday is on July 11. I have two brothers. One is in first grade , and the other is in seventh grade. I play basketball, swim, soccer.  I am in 5S. My favorite animals are...

Jack Murphy

Hello, this is me, Jack Murphy. I go to Colonial School, obviously. I live in Pelham, N.Y., and I live with my family. I came here at age five. I am now in fifth grade and class 5V. I moved schools in first grade because of the...

Thomas Tapogna

My name is Thomas. I used to be a fourth grader and be in 4G. I really like working on the Colonial Times. I am a staff reporter, but I want to be an editor next year. My favorite article I wrote is the repair of the New Y...

Lila Caminiti

Aloha! My name is Lila, and I am 10 years old. My favorite book is The Name of This Book is Secret.  I love the movies Mama Mia and Paul Blart, Mall Cop. My favorite food is apple fritters, as they are delicious. My favorite spo...

Olivia Fenwick

My name is Olivia Fenwick. I was born in Morristown, New Jersey, on May 2, 2003. I have brownish blond hair, light blue eyes, pale skin and freckles. I’ve got three brothers, two dogs, a mom, a dad, a stepmom and a half sister....

Marco Gracie

Hi! I am Marco Gracie, Events Editor of the Colonial Times. I enjoy playing outside. One of my favorite sports is snowboarding. I also enjoy reading books and rugby. I’ve even written an article on rugby. I also have a brothe...

Maddie Samaan

Hi, my name is Madeline Samaan, but everybody calls me Maddie. I am ten years old and go to Colonial School. I am in class 4M. I have been at Colonial for six years, and I might continue for another year.  My sister is in third...

Annika Jawanda

Hi, my name is Annika Jawanda. I love writing, and it has been my favorite subject for years. I have many hobbies like playing soccer, basketball, skiing and tennis. In school, I enjoy writing, math and social studies. One of...

Jacob Hartmere

My name is Jacob Hartmere. Most people would call me a sports fanatic or a funny guy. I go to Colonial School, and my hobbies are playing sports such as football and baseball. I also play instruments like guitar and trumpet. I...

Sophia Leung

My name is Sophia Leung, and I am in class 5S. I am 11 years old. I play clarinet, violin and piano. I also play soccer and I do karate. I live with my mom, dad and sister Audrey. My favorite “food” is chocolate, and my...

Christian Shiels

COLONIAL SCHOOL — The life of Christian, a biography. Christian is a nine year old boy who lives with a younger sister, an older brother, a mom, a dad and two cats. His favorite kind of food is Chinese food. His favorite sport...

Natalia Cherner

Hello my name is Natalia Cherner and I live in Pelham, New York. I am 10 years old. I have an older sister, a mother and a father. I also have a cat. I am in fifth grade in class 5V. I love P.E. and chorus. My favorite animals...

Nicholas Cross

My name is Nicholas Cross. I am a Colonial Times reporter, and I am nine years old. I also like many things such as video games and Legos. My favorite foods are cheeseburgers, pizza and Hersheys chocolate. My two favorite animals...

Aidan Czajka

I am Aidan Czajka and I go to Colonial School. I live in Pelham and I love animals and baseball.

Jamie Burke

Hi, I’m Jamie Burke. I’m 10 years old and in fifth grade. I am in class 4c. I live in Pelham. I love Allie Finkle's Rules for Girls series. Some of my hobbies are playing with my dog, reading and climbing trees. And my...

Margot Wies

Hey! My name is Margot Wies. I live in Pelham and go to Colonial School. I love reading,pigs and art.  I am 10 years old and I’m in fifth grade. I play soccer, softball and the trumpet. I consider myself the most awesome...

Logan Mueller

Hi, my name is Logan Mueller. I am a nine-year-old boy. My hobbies are playing any type of a sport, cooking, playing with a friend and eating. I have two older sisters, a mom and a dad. I love breakfast, and I’m a morning person.

Charlotte Howard

Hi, my name is Charlotte and I am a newspaper editor for the Colonial Times.  I am in class 5-V  and I am doing news for the Colonial Times.  Some of my hobbies include lacrosse, soccer, swimming, tennis, basketball, writing...

Julia Rosenberg

Hi, my name is Julia Rosenberg. I am in Mr. Ventura class. Some of my hobbies are newspaper, lacrosse, soccer, and I like to ripstck  and I love to write. I also like to draw. My favorite TV show is the "Voice!" I'm 10 years...

Phoebe Rothschild

I am ten years old and in fifth grade in Mrs. Hattar's class. My hobbies are acting, singing, and I play defense in soccer. My favorite books are  Harry Potter and the Hunger Games. They are the BEST! My favorite holidays are...

Callie Leff

Hi, I’m Callie Leff. I'm ten years old and I'm in 5H. I’m a editor for the Colonial Times, and I think Harry Potter and The Hunger Games are THE BEST books ever!!!! I love chocolate and ice cream! I like to write stories,...

Charlotte Mangelsdorf

Hi, I’m Charlotte Mangelsdorf. I am nine and in fourth grade. Some of my favorite activities are dancing, watching TV and eating. This is my second year in newspaper, and I hope to write lots of stories.

Alex Michailoff

What’s up! I’m Alex Michailoff, and I am the new comic strip artist for the Colonial School newspaper. My hobbies are hockey, lax, baseball, football, video games and watching the New Jersey Devils. One comic I will be writing...

Charlie Pedorella

Hey there, my name is Charlie Pedorella. I am an editor for the Colonial Times. Some of my hobbies are reading, swimming, (definitely) eating, annoying my sister in 3D and other things. I do karate, and I am a purple belt. My...

Carly McNamara

Hi, my name is Carly McNamara, and I am an editor of the Colonial School Times. My hobbies include dancing, gymnastics, basketball,  diving, all types of sports and going into the city. My friends say I am a fashionista, flexible, ...

Anna Shampanier-Bowen

Hi, my name is Anna Shampanier-Bowen. I am 10 years old. I have one brother; he is in 3D. I am in class 5H. I love Colonial School. It is the best school EVER!!!! This is my second year on the Colonial Times staff. My hobbies incl...

Emilia Privat

Hi, my name is Emilia and this year I am a News Editor. I am in 5V.  My hobbies include soccer, reading, writing, and drawing. I enjoy the outdoors and nature. I speak French, Spanish and English fluently. I have a younger ...

Ella Deyoung

Hi, my name is Ella Deyoung. I am a Comunity Editor for the Colonial Times. I have two sisters and one brother. My hobbies are cartooning, soccer and horseback riding. My favorite kind of food is tacos, and my favorite  colo...

Emilie Kelly

Hello, I’m Emilie Kelly! You can call me Emmy though (that’s my nickname). My hobbies are karate, reading, drawing and writing. I can’t find the ‘check grammar’ button, so I think I spelled grammar wrong! Most people thin...

Luke Matos

Hio, my name is Lucas. I'm in class 5-V. I like roller coasters and rugby. Soccer is horrible. I like bratwust and German pretzels.

Rishi Basu

Hello! I am a fourth grader of the awesome Colonial School. I like to do many things like playing soccer, basketball. I love math and have many more interests. I enjoy writing for the Colonial Times. To learn more about me, you...

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