2017-2018 Staff

Aidan Sinha

Hi my name is Aidan Sinha. I am 10 years old in 5th grade and I have a brother who is 5 years old and he is in kindergarten. My favorite food is sushi and my favorite show is "Stranger Things." I have a cat named snoop. My favorite...

Syrus Preftakes

Hi, my name is Syrus, and I like writing for the Colonial School newspaper. My favorite sport is football, and I like to draw. My favorite food is chicken. I love to play video games. My favorite subject is science.

Vijay Ranganathan

Hello my name is Vijay Kris Buonafede Ranganathan and I am half Indian and half Italian. I am very excited for being an editor. My favorite book is by Michael Crichton and it is the original "Jurassic Park" novel. My favorite...

Julian Henderson

My name is Julian Henderson. I have a brother named Luca and a sister named Giya. My favorite food is pizza. I am in second grade now. I've been studying about China. We have rediscovered that Beijing is in China. I also discovered...

Naveen Leon-Kelly

Hi, I'm Naveen. I have three pets, two cats and a dog I love. I play softball.

Kate Kapplow

My name is Kate Kapplow. I am 10. I am in 5th  grade I have a brother who is 8 and a sister who is two. I have three fish. I love pink and blue. My favorite food is pasta. Also, I love soccer, swimming and skying. My...

Ella Klossner

My name is Ella, and I love soccer, lacrosse, basketball, skating, skiing and swimming. I am on the Rebels with Alex Dolen. My favorite book is "Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire." I have a younger brother Jake who is very annoying....

Anne Perreten

Anne Perreten lives in Pelham, New York. She is 10 years old. Her favorite sports are ice hockey, lacrosse and gymnastics. Her favorite restaurants are Cantina Lobos, Panera Bread, BLD Diner and La Fontenella. Her hobbies are...

Olivia Hefner

Hi, my name is Olivia Hefner. I am 11 years old. Some things I love to do are art, reading and field hockey. I love school, and my favorite subject is science. I am VERY exited for newspaper. This is my second year doing it, and...

Juliet Hetzer

I like to play instruments. I play clarinet, piano, viola, and I used to play cello. I also play sports. I play soccer, and I play softball. I have one cat named Gilbert. He is very loving but is scared of new people. My family...

Bryn Felgner

My name is Bryn Felgner. I am a news editor. My favorite color is light pink, and I play many sports, including soccer, fencing and tennis. I love to read, and I have a dog named Suki. I also have two gerbils named Daisy and Honey....

William Russello

My name is William Russello. My favorite sport is baseball. My favorite color is blue because I love to swim and blue is the color of the water. My favorite food is pasta because I am Italian. I what to write for the Sports Section...

Heather Reische

My name is Heather Reische, and I like playing soccer on the Devils. I also like playing basketball. My favorite color is blue because it's cool. When I am in fifth, I hope to write for the Student Life section because I like...

Lucy Cole

My name is Lucy Cole, and my favorite things to do are Irish step dancing, go hiking and camping. I also like to surf, sail and play soccer. I like cooked kale because it is yummy, buttery and good for you, I also play basketball...

Alex Dolen

My name is Alex Dolen. My favorite sport is lacrosse. In the summer, I swim and ride horses at Mackinac. I love reading books. My favorite book is "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire." I love writing for the Colonial newspaper....

Maggie Memoli

My name is Maggie Memoli, and I love writing for the Colonial Times. I like to play soccer, and I'm on the Dingoes. I also play basketball, and I'm on the Warriors. My favorite food is sausage and broccoli rabe. My favorite color is...

Jada-Lynn Baez

My name is Jada-Lynn Baez. I am ten years old. I love to play many sports! Some of my favorite sports are lacrosse, basketball, soccer and softball. I have a pet puppy named Rhaegar and I love hime a lot. I am reading the Dork...

Luke Dolan

I like hockey, baseball and soccer. I have a dog and two sisters. My favorite food is fish.

Anjali Shekher

My name is Anjali Shekher, and I love writing for the newspaper. I also love playing lacrosse. My hobbies are cooking, dancing, singing. I speak three different languages: Indian, French, English. My favorite color is aqua. My...

Emma Bier

My name is Emma, and I love to play lacrosse. My favorite foods are pizza and pasta. I have a brother who is seven years old, and I have a dog (Bailey) and a cat (Snickers). My favorite colors are blue and purple. I'm ten years...

Gillian Ho

Hi, my name is Gillian, and I am in 5S. My favorite color is purple, and my birthday is Oct. 19. My favorite books are "Wonder" and "I Will Always Write Back." I have a pet bunny named Beck, who is super cute! I play violin, cello...

Sean McGovern

I like soccer, baseball and basketball. My favorite foods are pizza, pasta with tomato sauce and shrimp. I have an older brother and a little sister. I have two pets, a dog and a fish. My favorite thing is video games.

Ben Martucci

Hi! I am Ben Martucci. I like to play soccer and lacrosse. I play for Pelham lacrosse, and I play rec soccer and travel soccer. I have two dogs, Kelsey, who is a rescue, and Moxie, who was in the Puppy Bowl. My mom works for Peop...

Maxim Katchoura

I like science and recess. I have a cat named Dasha who likes to sleep, eat, lay around and run. My favorite restaurant is Applebee's. My favorite color is black. My favorite food is shrimp. My hobby is caring for Dasha.

Joe Martucci

Joe Martucci is 10 years old. He is in fifth grade. He loves to ski and play soccer, lacrosse, and basketball. He also plays piano. He loves hamburgers and chocolate milk. He likes to play Minecraft and Madden on his WiiU. He...

Arden Keough

Arden Keough loves to play soccer. Her team is the Ambush. Her hobbies are lacrosse, soccer and swimming. She loves to write. Her favorite book is "Fish in a Tree." Her favorite movie is "Grease." She has two brothers who are...

Noah Sherbansky

I love to play hockey and play outside. I also love to play video games. I also have one brother and one sister.

Audrey Davis

Hi, my name is Audrey. I like to sing, draw and tell jokes. I also like jiu-jitsu and watching Mets baseball games. My favorite color is turquoise/lavender, and I like lions and coyotes. My favorite foods are sushi and cupcakes....

Timothy Magambo

I'm in fifth grade. I love movies. "Spiderman Homecoming" is the best. I'm a soccer player. I'm a gamer for life. I love me a Greek salad. I have a younger brother and a mom and dad.

Will Dunhill

Hi, my name is Will Dunhill. My favorite sport is hockey. I have two brothers, one sister and a dog. I like video games, water skiing and playing with my friends. My favorite food is Chinese chicken and rice.

Lila Berkery

Lila Berkery is nine years old, and she is in fourth grade. She loves playing lacrosse, playing with her friends and especially writing stories. She is always so excited to learn about new things, and she loves writing new...

Plum Durham

Plum Durham spends most of her time playing sports. Her favorite sport is lacrosse. Every Friday, she waits for the lunch bell to ring so she can find some interesting stories and write about them. Her favorite parts of the week...

Sabine Bushong

Hello!! I am Sabine Bushong. I enjoy newspaper and dance, and yoga. My favorite color is rose gold. I was born in 2007. I am the youngest of three kids in a family of five. I was born in a  hospital in New York and love NYC's...

Waverly Nanda

Waverly Nanda spends most of her time playing sports. She is on her school basketball team, town travel soccer team and town travel lacrosse team. She enjoys reading, writing and playing with her friends. She also likes to go...

Lark Martin

Lark Martin is Colonial Times A&E Editor. She loves to write comics and novels. Also, she rides horses, plays tennis and volleyball. She was born in San Antonio, Texas, and moved to Pelham in 2014. Lark's favorite...

Julia Findikyan

Hi, my name is Julia and I am 10 years old. My favorite color is blue. My favorite food is pasta, and my favorite book is "The Keeper of the Lost Cities." I especially love being an editor on the Colonial Times. The things I like t...

Kira Findikyan

Kira Findikyan loves everything pink. She loves soccer, acting, singing, basketball, newspaper and piano. Kira has an identical twin sister, older brother and awesome dog Henry. Her favorite food is Mac and Cheese which she would...

Claire Van Praagh

Claire loves soccer, running, basketball and gymnastics. She also likes acting and singing. Claire edits for the Student Life section of the Colonial Times newspaper. She enjoys coming to the library every Tuesday and writing ...

Brewer Anderson

Brewer Anderson is an athletic and interesting 10-year-old boy. He is in class 4G and loves to play sports such as football, soccer, basketball, baseball and chess. He has hobbies of cooking and has a ginormous love for the...

Charlotte Seligman

I am 10 years old. I love to act, sing, dance and bake. I love being on the Colonial newspaper. I have a cat named Cha-Cha, a dog named Stanley and a sister named Lola. My favorite book is Where the Mountain meets the Moon and...

Skyler Austin

Once upon a time,  I was born in N.Y. City. I moved to Pelham when I was about five. I love soccer and theater. I also have two brothers, and my favorite color is light blue

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