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Emma Delgado

February 27, 2015

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I'm a sophomore who is a part of SO and the Health Ambassadors. Current HS Senior who is apart of the SO and the Health Ambassadors.

Kelly Murray

February 11, 2015

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I'm a sophomore on the swim team and have two dogs, two cats, and a snake. I enjoy reading and hanging out with my friends.

Dive into the season

By: Luke McNamara, Staff Writer

February 6, 2015

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One of the  few winter sports is boys’ swimming. With a squad of 17 athletes these swimmers go against some of the best on the island. Coach Neto, the boys’ swim coach, said the strength of this  season is teamwork. “We ha... Read more »

New wrestling mats are mixed blessing

By: Tolu Kolade, Staff Writer

February 6, 2015

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Both the boys and girls wrestling teams have their home in the student cafeteria.  Until this year, they used a mat that was custom fit to accommodate the poles in the cafeteria. During the construction in the cafeteria,  the... Read more »

Girls track team runs at Colgate Games

By: Alexa Vale and Jocelyn Quinones, Staff Writers

February 6, 2015

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A celebration of female athletes, Colgate Women’s Games has been a mecca for track and field athletes for the past 41 years. These series of races are held at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. This celebration has been apart of Curtis... Read more »

Making the team

By: Michael Jn-marie, Web Editor

February 6, 2015

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Basketball is a prominent sport in New York City. There are teams from all over the city vying for one glorious championship trophy. Curtis is no exception, and fields three boys teams; freshmen, junior varsity and varsity. Creating th... Read more »

Computer business Institute sponsors Hour of Code

By:Ashvini Coomarasingham, Staff Writer

February 6, 2015

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To  generate interest in computer science and programming The Hour of Code was a one-hour event sponsored by Code.org, Apple and Microsoft. By participating in the event, 74 students learned how to code by seeing firsthand... Read more »

Author Jennifer Smith inspires readers

By: Arian Sterling & Isabel Gonzalez, Staff Writers

February 6, 2015

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Author Jennifer  Smith visited Curtis on December 16th for a talk about her book, The Geography of You and Me, in the library during periods 5, 6 and 7. The Geography of You and Me is  a novel about a girl named Lucy and a boy named Owen who fall in love aft... Read more »

Seniors stress over college applications

By: Kailey Walters, Copy Editor

February 6, 2015

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College application season is here. For many seniors, that means choosing a college they will attend for at least the next four years. Seniors must research prospective schools, take standardized tests, write essays, and finally apply. For senio... Read more »

Peer Group Connections builds confidence for mentors and mentees

By: Alaina Hinkley, Staff Writer

February 6, 2015

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Peer Group Connection is a class that was introduced in the fall semester. Curtis High School is the only school on Staten Island with this class. The class is based on a model created by Center For Supportive Schools. The class is made up of 36 juniors and seni... Read more »

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