Spring Sports Preview: Boys Volleyball

BY SEAMUS TIERNEY              The current run of seasons for the Boys Volleyball team has been nothing short of a dynasty. Since the start of their 2018 season, they’ve gone on a run of four consecutive State Championship victories. This success has led to the team earning a #16 in the entire United States heading intoContinue reading “Spring Sports Preview: Boys Volleyball”

World Class Percussion

BY SAISHA DAVE              The high level of performance and continued success of the Indoor Percussion team have earned them a promotion from Open Class to World Class. With a streak of first-place finishes already achieved, the members have their eyes set on earning championships at the highest level in the coming month.              TheContinue reading “World Class Percussion”

Spring Sports Preview: Boys Lacrosse

BY GABY MALANGA AND FRANK PAPEO  Assistant Sports Editors              Coming off a 9-10 season where they went 3-1 in the GMC last spring, the boy’s lacrosse team returns eager to get back on the field. The young players on the team will need to step up after losing top scorers, Ryan Christensen and Jayden Basaltan toContinue reading “Spring Sports Preview: Boys Lacrosse”

Spring Sports Preview: Golf

BY DISHA DHINGRA              The boys and girls golf teams carry their hopes of improving and advancing in the GMCs into their upcoming season. Last season, the girls’ golf team went 4-6, which matched the program’s best record in ten years, winning against Sayreville, Edison, New Brunswick, and Mother Seton. Although the boys’ team didn’tContinue reading “Spring Sports Preview: Golf”

Cheerleaders win sixth State Championship

BY KATELYN BUCHALTER  Editor At Large             On February 25 and 26, the cheerleading team won NJSIAA State Championships in both the Game Day and Traditional competitions, making up for a disappointing showing at Nationals. The Knights made changes to their routine in preparation for States, and they saw their hard work and dedication rewarded when theyContinue reading “Cheerleaders win sixth State Championship”

Spring Sports Preview: Softball

BY GABY MALANGA AND FRANK PAPEO              Following a 16-9 record last year, the girls’ softball team is preparing for another successful season. Having lost only three girls to graduation last year, the team brings back many key varsity starters, including captains Zoe Milonopoulus, Dimitra Milonopoulus, and Savannah Martinez.                After losing in the GreaterContinue reading “Spring Sports Preview: Softball”

FHS brings Mardi Gras to OBHS

BY KAMISHKA GROVER              On Tuesday, February 28, the French Honors Society and other attendees gathered in the main building cafeteria to rejoice over the French holiday, Mardi Gras, and experience French foods and fun activities.               French Honors Society members worked diligently to provide authentic foods, such as quiche, and fun activities to replicateContinue reading “FHS brings Mardi Gras to OBHS”

Veteran girls basketball team battles top competition

BY TRISTAN PANDAY             The experienced girls’ basketball team battled through a stacked Red Division to earn a 16-10 record and home game in the State Tournament.                The team returned most key players from the team that finished 13-9 the previous season. “I knew this was going to be a good season forContinue reading “Veteran girls basketball team battles top competition”

The Drama Program Presents: Something Rotten

BY OLIVIA VAN DEURSEN              Something Rotten, this spring’s theatrical production, will be hosted on March 23, 24, and 25 in the auditorium. The musical, set during the Renaissance period, will feature 42 cast members portraying well-known figures, as well as other characters, of the time period.               The musical required a long and substantial preparationContinue reading “The Drama Program Presents: Something Rotten”

Swimmers set historic marks 

BY AVERY PERSON  Sports Editor              The boys’ swim team finished their season 1-6 and the girls finished their season 1-5. While the team results fell short of expectations due to a challenging schedule, the season provided many highlights, including the setting of multiple school records.              Senior Shereef Ellithy broke the school record forContinue reading “Swimmers set historic marks “