Lunar New Year takes the stage

BY DANI BOROVSKAIA AND KAROLINA LUSTICA             The Lunar New Year Festival took the spotlight with cultural dining and dancing on February 11. The event featured an ethnic dinner and transitioned into a traditional performance.             The festival began with a long line of students and guests getting ready to pile cultural delicacies onto theirContinue reading “Lunar New Year takes the stage”

Lifting of mask mandate brings concerns and joy

BY DISHA DHINGRA             For the first time in almost two years, students attended school today without having to wear a mask. While many expressed relief about the mandate being lifted, the change has caused some students and staff to express mixed feelings.             Milana Sherman, a sophomore, sees both positives and negatives in theContinue reading “Lifting of mask mandate brings concerns and joy”

Soul Food tradition continues

BY KADEN BUCHALTER             African American Club hosted its annual Soul Food event on February 24. The celebration occurred during Black History month and had an amazing turnout, selling all 137 tickets in advance.             This event has built in popularity over the years.  Assistant Principal and club advisor Mrs. Fazio conveyed, “Soul Food hasContinue reading “Soul Food tradition continues”

The budding career of Mikayla Huff

BY JAIDEN SHIVPRASAD & OLIVIA CEDENO             Though Mikayla Huff is only a junior, she already has an incredible career. The inspiring young lady displays many talents, from modeling to singing and dancing.             She has modeled professionally since 8th grade and consistently receives new exciting opportunities. “I have walked the runway 3 times forContinue reading “The budding career of Mikayla Huff”

Students shine at Talent Show

BY NATALIE GOLDBERG AND HAYAT AYDIN             Skilled students took to the stage on February 17 at the OBHS Talent Show. Mrs. Czysz, one of the two Junior Class Advisors who organized the event, expressed about the event, ‘’I see it just being a nice, fun night out for the entire school community.’’             DueContinue reading “Students shine at Talent Show”

Three boys wrestlers qualify for state tournament

BY MATTHEW MANGAM Sports Editor             Logan Roman, Tyler Sagi and Daniel Fishman earned spots in the NJSIAA State Tournament through their success in the district tournament on February 19 and regions on February 26.             Based on his dominant performance in districts, where he gave up only one point to his first opponent andContinue reading “Three boys wrestlers qualify for state tournament”

Girls Track team races into GMCs

BY ERIN HELLHAKE             Later today, the full varsity girls winter track team competes for the final time this season in the Greater Middlesex County Championship meet on March 1. COVID-19 lockdowns and weather-related conditions rescheduled earlier meets, but that has not hindered the team’s determination to succeed.             The irregular season has presented bothContinue reading “Girls Track team races into GMCs”