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Soccer coach retires

Tosin Adeleke, Staff Writer

November 21

Filed under Sports

             Coach Joyce Simonson is retiring after 24 years as the boys’ varsity soccer coach. Over the summer Simonson had hip replacement surgery and her recovery was slower than expected. When the August practice sch...

Boys and girls bowling have a late season

Caroline Gottlieb, Co-editor in Chief

November 21

Filed under Sports

                  Curtis High School is home to 30+ sports, and two of them are the girls and boys bowling teams. The Lady Warriors were forced to start a week late because  to two teams not being fully prepared at ...

Curtis students and staff pay tribute to 9/11 victims

Dinah Nahid

November 21

Filed under News

    It was a sunny day on September 11th, 2013 when 116 Curtis students gathered at the flagpole after tenth period, waiting to march down to the 9/11 memorial near the ferry. This ceremony commemorated 12 ...

Track vs Cross Country

Samantha Pillarella, Staff Writer

November 21

Filed under Sports

           Many people outside the running community do not realize that track and cross country are  two totally different sports.            According to Mr. Banks, “Cross country is one race, where few people...

New Common Core standards take over classrooms

Fiona Wei

November 21

Filed under News

        The new Common Core Standards (CCS) are  a set of national standards that are implimented nationwide from kindergarten to high school.  Only five states have not yet adopted these standards. This year, 2013-2014  ...

Recent budget cuts take toll on staff and school resources

Kailey Walters

November 21

Filed under News

This year budget cuts affected a number of resources and departments in the school. As a result of the tight budgets, originally a total of twelve teachers and staff members were excessed in June; however, all but four teachers...

Journalism students visit Tinker Tour at Baruch

Caroline Gottlieb

November 21

Filed under Uncategorized

A legend in her own right, Mary Beth Tinker stands for the first amendment. In 1965, she wore a black armband in protest of the Vietnam war and was ordered to take it off. Tabloids and newspapers said that she refused and was...

New health clinic set to open

Dinah Nahid and Iliana Gomez

November 21

Filed under News

The school based health center sponsored by the Children’s Aid Society has now officially made its debut at Curtis. The clinic, which was carved out of the old ROTC room and S.O. Store near exit 5 (room 116), will feature a...

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