The Curtis Log

  • 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!

Dive into the season

By: Luke McNamara, Staff Writer

February 6, 2015

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...

New wrestling mats are mixed blessing

By: Tolu Kolade, Staff Writer

February 6, 2015

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...

Girls track team runs at Colgate Games

By: Alexa Vale and Jocelyn Quinones, Staff Writers

February 6, 2015

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...

Making the team

By: Michael Jn-marie, Web Editor

February 6, 2015

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...

Computer business Institute sponsors Hour of Code

By:Ashvini Coomarasingham, Staff Writer

February 6, 2015

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

Author Jennifer Smith inspires readers

By: Arian Sterling & Isabel Gonzalez, Staff Writers

February 6, 2015

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...

Seniors stress over college applications

By: Kailey Walters, Copy Editor

February 6, 2015

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...

Peer Group Connections builds confidence for mentors and mentees

By: Alaina Hinkley, Staff Writer

February 6, 2015

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...

Students anticipate spring exchange trips

By:Fariha Noor, Staff Writer

February 6, 2015

This year, Curtis students will be traveling to France, Italy, Spain, and the Netherlands. They will be staying at the houses of their exchange students. Anticipation for the trip is part of the fun.  Although the students for ...

Students freeze for charity

By:Jessica Ruiz, Staff Writer

February 6, 2015

The weather was perfect, the sky was absolutely clear, the sun was shining over South Beach, as over a thousand people gathered to participate in “freezing for a reason.” Although  sunny, the temperature was only 40, with 20 miles per hour win...

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