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‘Bigs’ to mentor children at Asbury school

December 14, 2011
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By VICTORIA CATTELONA, MEAGAN PASSERO, & JULIA VLADY Staff Writers In the beginning of a new school year, many students look for ways to involve themselves in both extracurricular activities and community service opportunities. Some students have done this by applying to Big Brothers Big Sisters, a program ...

Trick-or-Treat?

December 12, 2011
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By SEAN CAVANAGH & MARY SAYDAH Staff Writers As the leaves started changing and the nights grew darker day by day, people around the country began to prepare for the chilling festival of Halloween. For high school students who participate in the holiday by dressing up as Lady Gaga, or going do...

Tech-less: 48 hours without electronics

April 22, 2011
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By SARA WALLACH News Editor Apparently, I rely on technology for everything. I can’t even wake up in the morning without it. It’s true – my cell phone is my alarm clock. I went without technology for two days. This may not seem like a substantial amount of time, but no technology meant no ce...

‘Slaughterhouse’ is sci-fi wonder

April 22, 2011
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By VALERIE SAEGER Staff Writer The cast of Drama Club’s “Slaughterhouse-Five” performed the Kurt Vonnegut classic on March 24 and 25. After the traditional pre-performance game of “Hokey Pokey” with the entire club, the cast and crew started to loosen up and get into character an hour be...

Twitter takes flight among students

April 22, 2011
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By ALEX CROS and MARY SAYDAH Staff Writers The newest social media trend to hit the school is Twitter, leaving many students wondering, to tweet or not to tweet? Twitter is a website which offers a social networking and microblogging service, enabling its users to send and read messages called ‘...

1 in 300: Smooth Sailor

April 22, 2011
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By GINA TALAMO Staff Writer There was hardly any breeze at the Lake Hopatcong Yacht Club one afternoon in 2008, a condition that freshman and sailor Charlotte List of Fair Haven dreaded. She knew that smaller kids typically go faster, and that she would most likely float slowly in the lake since ther...

Spring Break Getaway: Students share plans for their week off

April 22, 2011
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By FRANCESCA COCCHI Staff Writer With the summer vacation not far off, many students will say “Bon Voyage” to New Jersey as they travel abroad on spring break. Sophomore Christian Kelly of Brielle travels frequently to other countries with his family, including his mom, who is a flight attendan...

Tango lessons at Gold’s Gym this year

April 22, 2011
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By VALERIE SAEGER Staff Writer Members of the Cultural Communications Club are taking their pre-festival tango lessons at Gold’s Gym this year to satisfy a requirement that in-school instructors be insured. The club’s dance instructor, who previously worked with the club in its Zumba fundraisers,...

Four seniors win scholarships

April 22, 2011
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By SARAH DEAN Staff Writer Three seniors – Tyler Paige of Millstone and Erin McFadden and Steph Harrold of Wall – have received offers of full scholarships to their prospective schools. Paige won acceptance into Cooper Union, a private art school that completely pays for all of their students...

Students share common app essays

April 22, 2011
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BY LAURA REILLY Features Editor As the college acceptance flags begin to cover the perimeter of the cafeteria, many juniors are thinking about the whole college application process. Seniors say the most important step is the common app. As stated on the official website, “The Common Application is a ...

‘Impossible’ assignments cause student distress

April 22, 2011
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BY SARAH GLEASON Features Editor Few assignments have reputations that precede them. The teacher thinks the work is challenging, the student thinks its impossible and everyone knows the work has to get done. Here are the assignments we don’t soon forget. U.S. History II – Sophomore year Sophomo...

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