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New Faces in the lane

Brandin Dilluvio, Editor

November 30, 2015

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This year there have been some new additions to the Curtis bowling teams. Aside from new bowlers, there are two new coaches. Mr. Troy McGhie has replaced Ms. Alicia Isasi-Endress as coach the for the boys’ bowling team, and Mr. Paul Barrett replaced Mr. Matt Gonzalez as...

Coach takes on a new team

Ricardo Mediavilla, Editor

November 25, 2015

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At the beginning of the 2015 girls’ volleyball season, the team’s coach of two-years, Pamela Rokicki, resigned because of her long commute. Her unexpected departure ushered in Meghan McNamara as a replacement. McNamara, the coach of three other ind...

In loving memory of Marcos Castillo

November 25, 2015

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“I had lunch with him and we would chill and talk. We would fool around. He was savage.” - Juan Flores “Marcos was a cute kid. He was always smiling and making jokes. He used to always wave at us. I remember one time wh...

In retirement Curtis continues passion for helping childern

Heather Rahn, Editor

November 24, 2015

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Late last year Dr. Aurelia Curtis shocked the students, teachers, and parents in the Curtis High School community by announcing that she would be retiring from her position as principal. Dr. Curtis began her 31 year long career a...

Exchange starts early for spanish students

Michael Dilluvio, Editor

November 24, 2015

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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

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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

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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

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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...

Online textbook yields mixed results

By:Fariha Noor, Staff Writer

May 11, 2015

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A new way for math teachers to teach and assign homework to their students is through Pearson Realize. Instead of giving each student a textbook to keep at home, they have been given an online account. Programs in Pearson Realize...

Health Carnival promotes healthy choices

By: Lester Ellis, Staff Writer

May 11, 2015

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The health carnival took place March 25th in the cafeteria after period 10. The health carnival was sponsored by the Health Ambassadors. There was an entrance fee of $1 was donated to autism research. As students entered the...

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