New image pays off for K-Pop Club

Jaime Satchell, Editor

November 24, 2015

Korean pop, or K-pop is more popular in America than ever, and Curtis High School is no exception, and starting this year there is a club for its fans. Korean pop stars draw a lot of inspiration from the West. With styles rangin...

Exchange starts early for spanish students

Michael Dilluvio, Editor

November 24, 2015

When chosen for foreign exchange, Curtis students are given the opportunity to host students from other countries, and later to be hosted by families native to that country. While the students normally arrive in March, the Spanish exchange students arrived on the firs...

Selfless teacher donates kidney

Tolu Kolade, Editor

November 23, 2015

While most students and faculty spent their summer under the sun, hanging out with friends and family, and vacationing, one teacher spent his summer recovering from a kidney operation. Mr. Cogan decided to go under the knife and donate one of his k...

Curtis copes with the tragic death of student Marcos Castillo

Heather Rahn, Editor

November 23, 2015

Marcos Castillo, a 16-year old Curtis High School sophomore passed away after he fell down a seven story elevator shaft in the abandoned Staten Island Hospital where he was hanging out with friends. This tragedy struck Castillo’s family and friends,on Friday, Octo...

Jaenicke named new principal

Kelly Murray, Editor

November 23, 2015

This Curtis school year started of slightly different than usual when Mr. Greg Jaenicke took over as principal. This change occurred as a result of Dr. Aurelia Curtis’ retirement in June. Although unfamiliar to most students, Jaenicke is n...


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