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  • April 28Schools closed for the duration of the 2019-2020 school year
  • March 18PSAL Sports, after school clubs, and performing arts shows postponed due to COVID-19
  • March 13Remember to Wash Your Hands!

Over 450 laptops distributed to select students

By: Kailey Walters, Staff writer

October 16, 2014

Curtis has started the largest technological initiative in its over 100 year history. This new initiative involves distributing  the Samsung Chromebook to nearly 500 Curtis IB and SIS students. “If technology is not in the...

New school logo unveiled Curtis

By: Marcus Weiss and Trey Drewery, Staff writers and contributors

October 16, 2014

Shirts, hats, banners and letterheads are now emblazoned with either a shield, a helmet  or both.  The recent logo creation  is the outcome to a problem that started in 1994 after the original Native American logo had to be...

Miles Kirkland 1998 2014

By: Tolu Kolade, Staff writer

October 16, 2014

The death of Miles-Kirkland Thomas is still a fresh wound among family members, friends, classmates, teammates, faculty and those who truly knew Miles. The news of his death quickly spread through the news and social media, especially on Twitter. Text messages, phones...

Students walk silently to commemorate 9/11

By: Dinah Nahid, Staff writer

October 16, 2014

On September 11th, 2014, Curtis students gathered at the flagpole after tenth period to march down to the Staten Island 9/11 memorial. The gathering commemorated the passage of 13 years since the terrorist attack on Downtown Manhattan. To...

P.R.I.D.E. posters send positive message to students

By: Kelly Murray, Staff writer

October 16, 2014

This school year brought many changes to Curtis. The PRIDE posters, which can be found throughout the school, are designed to promote good behavior instead of punishing bad behavior. “PRIDE” is an acronym for “Punctuality,...

Community calls for more PSAL regulations

Michael Jn-Marie, web editor

October 16, 2014

​Every PSAL sport has rules and regulations that coaches and athletes must follow.  Due to the recent death of football player Miles Kirkland during a football practice, there has been a push from the community and coaches...

Boys and girls soccer games take place on same day

By: Christian Melendez and Leonid Petkov, Staff writer and contributor

October 16, 2014

This season both the boys and girls soccer teams are missing their greatest supporters. Last year, the teams were able to attend and cheer at each other’s matches. This season, the boys and girls soccer team will be playing...

Sports teams share space with tenth period gym

By: Mariam Ojesanmi, Staff writer and contributor

October 16, 2014

Before this year, the only students with an assigned tenth period physical education class were football players who had a weight lifting gym. Now, other students have received a tenth period physical education class as well....

First football game this year honors Miles Kirkland

By: Breann Mckeon and Jessica Ruiz, Staff writers

October 16, 2014

The stands were packed on September 6th, as friends, family and fellow Warriors gathered to celebrate not only the varsity football team’s season opener, but the life of fallen Warrior Miles Kirkland. Sixteen year-old Miles...

Boys bowling team defeats returning champions

By: Brandon Dilluvio, Staff writer

October 16, 2014

On September 29th, the Curtis High School boys bowling team beat the returning champions Mckee/Staten Island Tech (MSIT) 2-1. The game took place at Rab’s Country Lanes, where they were  previously 0-3 against  the champs. Ms....

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