Battle of the seniors

BY MADISON BENNER AND CHRISTINA ALFARO             On May 25 and 26, while other grades completed standardized tests, seniors participated in various activities of their choosing for Senior Battle of the Classes (BOTC). They could choose which places they wanted to go to try different games, sports, and rides.             Alec Alspach, one of theContinue reading “Battle of the seniors”

Seniors fly to Florida, visit Disney

BY CHERYL QUAYENORTEY             The morning of June 1, students and some faculty left for Newark airport, starting the first senior Disney trip since 2019. The fun-packed four-day-long vacation allowed students to create wonderful and lasting memories with their peers.             Students have waited since their freshman year, if not longer to enjoy the wondersContinue reading “Seniors fly to Florida, visit Disney”

Baseball team battles tough competition

BY NATALIE GOLDBERG             The baseball team faced off against some of the toughest competition in New Jersey this year on their way to a 17-12 record and wins in the GMC and State tournaments. The season came to an end on June 4 with a 1-7 loss against Jackson Memorial in the Quarterfinals ofContinue reading “Baseball team battles tough competition”

STEM Club programs robot cars

BY BLAIRE REKLAITIS             The STEM club learned how to program robot cars on June 6 using the programming app micro:bit. Approximately 20-30 students gathered in the library for a brief explanation of the meeting’s activities before going to room 411.             The students used the programming app micro:bits to code a robot car toContinue reading “STEM Club programs robot cars”

Four clubs collaborate on garden

BY RAIN DERLIN             On June 1, the Environmental, Pride, and Garden clubs, as well as OBHS Fights Hunger, collaborated in weeding out the garden in the courtyard.             Senior and President of OBHS Fights Hunger, Matea Mandic started with the idea for the garden, and partnered with the Department of Family and Community HealthContinue reading “Four clubs collaborate on garden”

Students sing spectacular showtunes at Cabaret

BY CHERYL QUAYENORTEY             On Thursday May 19, students of all grade levels gathered in the OBHS TV studio to enjoy long-awaited performances after a two-year hiatus. The event highlighted the talent of many students as they sang famous showtunes.             Many students who engaged in the return of this event have a long historyContinue reading “Students sing spectacular showtunes at Cabaret”

Students sample food and games from Asia

BY AVA GROSS AND KAROLINA LUSTICA             In celebration of Asian American Pacific Islander month, the Asian American Club and the National Chinese Honors Society hosted two AAPI events.  On May 16, students took part in games and other activities, and they sampled Asian foods on May 31.             The governor made AAPI history aContinue reading “Students sample food and games from Asia”

Senior Lia Vendel swims to victory, makes history

BY ARIANA NAYAK              Senior Lia Vendel will graduate as one of the most accomplished swimmers in the program’s history. Her achievements include setting school and county records and leading the girls swim team to the GMC Championships by the largest margin in GMC history.             Vendel, considered the team’s MVP, achieved many accomplishments andContinue reading “Senior Lia Vendel swims to victory, makes history”

Scholarships awarded to 160 seniors

BY ERIN HELLHAKE             Old Bridge High School held its annual scholarship award ceremonies on May 22 and 23 in the main building cafeteria. The administration splits the event between an evening ceremony and an additional ceremony during school the following day.             In total, over $122,000 was awarded in student scholarships. “Each year, communityContinue reading “Scholarships awarded to 160 seniors”