2014-2015 Staff

Sarah Tapogna

My name is Sarah Tapogna. My hobbies are sewing, dance, karate and Girl Scouts. I play piano and flute. My favorite animals are pigs. My favorite subject is science. My favorite place to visit is Florida. I have a brother who...

Scarlett Kaplan

My name is Scarlett Kaplan. I am almost nine years old. My birthday is July 15. I like to go swimming and ride my bike. I have a little sister named Iris and a little brother named Evan. I play piano, violin and the recorder....

Florence Moraes

My name is Florence Moraes. I am a girl. I am in 3K. I am nine years old. My birthday is May 9. I have three sisters. One of my sisters is named Eleanor, and she does newspaper with me, and the other two sisters are named...

Viviane Privat

Hi. My name is Viviane Privat. I am in fifth grade in Mr. Ventura's class. I speak fluent Spanish, English and French. I enjoy playing soccer, listening to music, going shopping and more. I am also an editor for the Colonial newspaper....

Sofia Carmona

Hello! My name is Sofia Carmona, and I am in fifth grade. I am an A&E editor for the Colonial School newspaper. I am 11 years old, and I love dancing and singing. I go to the School of American Ballet at Lincoln Center. I...

Allie Carney

Hello my name is Allie, this is my second year in newspaper and my third at Colonial I am 11 years old and i am in Mr.Martucci's fifth grade class. I love to Read, Write, and Bake, I hope to either own my own bakery one day or...

Ella Miller

Hi, Ella Miller here. I am an editor for A&E. I love reporting and getting other people's side of the story. I LOVE basketball and play for Hooperstown. My life revolves around sports, music and friends. My dream: to become...

Austin Kelly

Hello, I'm Austin Kelly, Student Life Editor. I am 11 years old and my favorite color is red. I have two dogs (Sophie and Phoebe.) I also have an identical twin brother (Andrew) and am president of student government.

Amelia Resnick

My name is Amelia Resnick, and I'm in four grade. I play the violin and piano. I have been to Colonial since Kindergarten, and I have loved it since then. My teacher is Mrs. Gashi, and my favorite subjects are writing and math....

Jonah Sherbansky

Hello, my name is Jonah Sherbansky. I am nine years old, and I like to play tennis. My favorite color is green. I have a brother and a sister. I am included in acting class, swimming and piano. My favorite subject in school is...

Katie Bratone

Hi, my name is Katie Bratone. I am the age nine, and my birthday is on February 28, 2005. My hobbies are cooking, art, gymnastics and music. I like soccer, going on vacation and holidays. I have five people in my family and a...

Grace Dunhill

My name is Grace Dunhill. I play soccer, lacrosse and basketball. I like drawing, art and writing. I have three brothers, a dog named Waldo and my birthday is January 14, 2005. I have a summer house in Shelter Island. I have...

Kelly Gallivan

My name is Kelly Gallivan. I play lacrosse, basketball and tennis. I have a twin brother and a sister. I like art and writing. My birthday is on July 22, 2005. I have a summer house in Westhampton Beach. I also like skiing and...

Leah Sherbansky

My name is Leah Sherbansky, and I LOVE swimming! I also like writing too. I am happy to be in newspaper. I like reporting and interviewing.      

Grace Colkin

Hi, I'm Grace Colkin, and I am a reporter for Student Life. My favorite part of being a reporter is interviewing others. Some activities I enjoy are swimming and playing soccer. I love elephants and the color purple. I also love...

Emma Crotty

Hi, my name is Emma Crotty. I'm in 4Ga. I play soccer, lacrosse, and I do gymnastics. My favorite subject in school is writing. I enjoy it because my teacher Mrs. Gashi makes the fun happen.

Sarah Giles

Hi, my name is Sarah Giles and I'm in fourth grade at Colonial School in Ms. Gashi's class. My interests are soccer and swimming. I have two older brothers Stewart (13) and Hugh (16). I'm new to Pelham. I was from Canada.  

Larisa Breskin

Hi, my name is Larisa Breskin and I am in fifth grade at Colonial in Mr. Martucci's class. My interests include sports such as basketball, softball, soccer. My other activities are sewing, violin, and some others. I have two...

Thomas Shelton

Hi! My name is Thomas Shelton, and I love writing for the Colonial Times. I am an editor for the sports section of the Times. This is my second year writing for the school paper. This year I am 11, in fifth grade and in Mr. Ventur...

Lawrence Ohmes

Hi I am Lawrence Ohmes, and I am an editor in fifth grade.I really enjoy writing stories for the Colonial Times. I am an editor for the Student Life and Our Town section. Some of the sports I do are tennis and ski racing. I play...

Eileen Mazzaro

Hi my name is Eileen. I like sports, including hockey, basketball, soccer, lacrosse, etc. I have four brothers, and I like playing outside with them. I like to do crafts and sew. My favorite season is spring, and I love pizza!!

Georgia Russello

Hi, I am Georgia. My favorite colors are mint and teal. My favorite animals are elephants and dogs. I love to play soccer and lacrosse. I have played basketball and tennis. I am in 5th grade.

Charlotte Nanda

Hi I'm Charlotte. Here are some things about me. My favorite color is blue. My favorite movie is "Saving Mr. Banks." My favorite TV show is "I Didn't Do It."  Lastly, my favorite animals are polar bears and owls. This is a little...

Malia McLellan

Hello! It's Malia McLellan, and I am in fifth grade in Mr. Martucci's class for the second time in a row. This is my first year in newspaper, and I really love it! I have a dog named Koa. I like soccer, lax, singing, acting...

Cate McLean

Hi, my name is Cate McLean. I like to go to ride my bike, play with my family and friends and play sports. I also like to swim. I’m on a swim team, and I enjoy being part of it. I play piano and clarinet. I live with my mom,...

Ben Busschaert

My name is Ben Busschaert. I come from Belgium and moved to the U.S.A. Here, the kids call me Ben B. I came to America when I was eight years old. But when I was one, I moved to Italy for two years. The things that I like...

Dean Shannon

Hello, my name is Dean Shannon. I have two siblings. I enjoy hockey and martial arts.  I have a dog. I am in fifth grade and am an editor.

James Halvorson

James loves soccer. It is his favorite sport to play. He is on a Pelham Travel Soccer team. His team was undefeated for the 2012 and 2013 seasons. His favorite soccer team is Manchester Utd. He likes to play head soccer on his...

Paige Felgner

Hi, I'm Paige. I really enjoy newspaper, and I like to write stories.  I love to read, and my favorite animals are horses, giraffes, pigs, and penguins. My favorite food in general is pasta, and my favorite color is blue. My...

Emma Spencer

Hi, this is Emma Spencer. I live with my mom Jessica, my dad James, my sister Lian and my brother Edward. I love animals, but my favorite animals are horses. I also like to read the Whatever After series. My favorite movie is...

Tisya Sharma

I am Tisya Sharma, student of 5V. This is my third year at Colonial, and I love it. This year, I am a News Editor for the Colonial Times. I am involved in many activities, but newspaper reporting seems to be the most exciting...

Caroline Michailoff

Hello everyone! It's me Caroline. I do newspaper, and it's really fun. You should try it! I love art, soccer, basketball, volleyball, sewing and horse back riding. My favorite pop star is Taylor Swift. I love animals too. I am...

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...

James Findikyan

My name is James Findikyan. I am in class 4G and enjoy reading. I also enjoy sleeping. I like BOOKS.

Sean Diaz McCarthy

Hi, my name is Sean Diaz McCarthy. I like to read funny books. Also, I like football. My hobby is baseball. I don't like having blood taken.      

Jack Tirsch

My name is Jack Tirsch. I am in 5th grade.  I have also been published in Time for Kids magazine. I like sports like baseball, soccer and swimming. This year I am now a Colonial Times editor. 

Maya Spunberg

Hello, my name is Maya Spunberg. I live with my two brothers, mom, dad and hamster. Here is a chart about me. Favorite... color(s): green and blue animal(s): horse, cat food(s): french toast plant(s): tulips  book(s): When Yo...

Kate Girolamo

Hi, I like to play sports a lot. I also like to read and spend time with my family. I have friends that are really nice to me and that I play with a lot. The sports I play are soccer, lacrosse and basketball. I swim for fun,...

Olin Banholzer

Hi, my name is Olin Banholzer from 4H. I like sports, mostly soccer. My favorite food is cake. My hobbies are sports and video games. I like eating too much food, and I love hot sauce.

Everett Banholzer

Hi, my name is Everett Banholzer from 4G. I like to play sports, mostly soccer. I don't like swimming.

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,...

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