Female students conquer coding

BY EMMA SANTAMARIA             From new clubs to national awards, female students are getting involved in coding and other STEM activities. One of the new clubs aimed specifically at female students is Girls Who Code.               The club focuses on eliminating gender inequality in the sciences. “The club is about teaching students about coding andContinue reading “Female students conquer coding”

Spring Sports Preview: Girls Lacrosse

BY KAILEY SIEGEL              After starting the season with a 14-game winning streak and winning the GMC Red Division last year, the girls’ varsity lacrosse team expects to conquer their opponents again. Losing key players to graduation doesn’t discourage the players from expecting to win it all this year.              With the loss of six graduatedContinue reading “Spring Sports Preview: Girls Lacrosse”

Tomorrow’s Chefs master the kitchen

BY TOMI KOMOLAFE AND SARA BUCKALEW              When appetizing aromas waft down the hallway, students know Tomorrow’s Chefs Club is in session. On the last Tuesday of every month, the club meets to share their interest in cooking.               The eclectic group contributes to each palate pleasing recipe with a passion for presentation, taste, andContinue reading “Tomorrow’s Chefs master the kitchen”

Ukrainian Club spreads love and friendship through art

BY BARBIE SHONIA AND EMMA SANTAMARIA             On Thursday February 9, the Ukranian Culture Club and other attendees gathered in room 400 in the main building after school for a Valentine’s Day celebration. The students all painted hearts or other Valentine-related pictures of their choosing.               Faculty advisor and art teacher Larisa Grozovskaya guided students throughContinue reading “Ukrainian Club spreads love and friendship through art”

Taking strides on the court

BY AVERY PERSON  Sports Editor               The boys’ basketball team finished with a record of 13-13. The young team improved over last season’s results and finished the season strong.              “We are a very young team with several sophomores and freshmen playing big minutes,” said assistant coach Kevin McCann. Out of the seven players whoContinue reading “Taking strides on the court”

Boys wrestling takes 2nd in GMCs, climbs state rankings

BY GABY MALANGA AND FRANK PAPEO  Assistant Sports Editors             After wins over two top-twenty teams and placing second in the Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament, the dominant boys wrestling team moved to number 18 in the NJWWA rankings. The team now moves on to the State tournament, entering as the number four seed in theContinue reading “Boys wrestling takes 2nd in GMCs, climbs state rankings”

Students deck the doors

BY OLIVIA VAN DEURSEN             The recent holidays inspired students and staff to come together this December to decorate classroom doors to express their holiday spirit and compete for the chance to win a pizza party. Those who participated had a blast creating festive scenes for their peers and teachers to admire.             The doorsContinue reading “Students deck the doors”

CHS presents the Winter Olympics

BY NICOLE FRACZKOWSKA AND ISABLLE MARMARA             The Chinese Honors Society and the Chinese Club hosted the Winter Olympics on December 9 in the OBHS cafeteria. The event featured fierce competitions in a vast variety of games, such as Red Light/Green Light, Tug of War, Ping Pong, and a Ping Pong Balancing Contest. Medals were awardedContinue reading “CHS presents the Winter Olympics”

Girls bowling rolls to 5-0 and tournament win

BY AVERY PERSON  Sports Editor              The girls bowling team started the season 5-0 and shut out four of their five opponents. The girls also dominated the first tournament of the year, defeating eight other teams, on Saturday, December 10.               The team’s 1,973 total pins in the tournament surpassed their closest opponents’ totals byContinue reading “Girls bowling rolls to 5-0 and tournament win”

Winter benefit concert showcases flurry of talent

BY TOMI KOMOLAFE AND SARA BUCKALEW             ‘Tis the season to be jolly and enjoy the sounds of the season at the annual Winter Choir Concert this Friday, December 16 at 7pm. The event will also serve as a fundraiser and remembrance for Steven Updegraff, the choir’s vocal music instructor who recently became ill andContinue reading “Winter benefit concert showcases flurry of talent”