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Back to school essentials

Alyssa Orcuillo, Editor

November 30, 2015

Filed under Lifestyle

We all have certain things we never leave the house without; especially when we go to school. These items are the latest necessities.      Electronics: Although students have limited use of electronics in school, students are constantly on ...

Vending machines go high tech

Jocelyn Quinones, Editor

November 25, 2015

Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyle

This year  K & D Vending added a credit card feature to one of the vending machines outside the auditorium. Students have both negative and positive comments about the new method of payment. “It is a cool extension but I had to keep swiping in o...

New image pays off for K-Pop Club

Jaime Satchell, Editor

November 24, 2015

Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyle

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...

Key club sells bracelets to foster education

By: Alaina Hinkley, By: Alaina Hinkley, and By: Alaina Hinkley

May 13, 2015

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The term Yuda comes from the Spanish word “ayuda” which means help and that is what students are doing for the Guatemalan children. Yuda bands are sold throughout schools in America in order to raise money for the education of children in Guatema...

Junior high actors benefit from alumni experience

By: Brandon Dilluvio and Skye Pickering., Staff Writer

May 13, 2015

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March was a month that was filled  Thunderbirds and Pink Ladies. Both Curtis and  its feeder school, IS 61 performed the show Grease within two weeks of each other. IS 61 was first followed by Curtis.  Since the Curtis dram...

Contest advertises environmental club

By: Iliana Gomez, Staff Writer

May 13, 2015

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         In honor of Earth Day, the Environmental Club is hosting an Earth Day Art and Poetry contest. This contest allowed different forms of art, rap and poetry. There are different categories for the applicants to com...

Movie night underappreciated

By: Luke Mcnamara, Staff Writer

May 13, 2015

Filed under Lifestyle

One of the most recent additions to the fun after school activities available at Curtis  is movie night. Hosted in the library after period nine, movie night showcases new and old, popular and unknown films. Students like so...

Accidental time capsule discovered

By: Heather Rahn, Editor In Chief

March 25, 2015

Filed under Lifestyle

Curtis is a school with over 100 years of history. Recently, some of that history resurfaced in the nursing department when the belongings of a student from 1983 were found in a locker. “We wanted to know why it was jammed. We use them to store b...

Top five episodes of The Office

By:Parker Garvin, Illustrator

March 25, 2015

Filed under Lifestyle

“The Office” is one of the most loved shows of all time. From the great ensemble casting to the unique documentary style format, it is hard to find flaws in this perfect comedy series. Instead, this list focuses on the top f...

Showing their religion

By:Alysa Orcuilo, Staff Writer

March 25, 2015

Filed under Lifestyle

Second grade, the year when students begin to spell, was the year Tehran Riaz decided to wear her hijab. “I was nervous at first but everyone was so supportive,” said Tehran, a seventh grader in Corona, Queens. “Some peop...

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