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Tennis changes seasons

Alaiana Hinkley, Editor

November 30, 2015

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Tennis, a perennial favorite of summer and spring, is now a fall sport.  The girls PSAL  tennis season has moved from the spring to the fall.  According to the commissioner, Ms. Janet Miles, “there are myriad reasons for the switch.” These re...

JV boys’ basketball team wins PSAL City championship

By: Michael Jn Marie, Web Editor

May 13, 2015

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The Boys JV basketball team won the 2014-2015 City Championship with a thrilling 70-68 come from behind victory against Wings Academy of the Bronx. Leading the way were sophomores Kwannah Kollie, and Ransford Agyeman Budu and freshman Ahmad Anderson. Playing at So...

Team size helps tennis players thrive

By: Tolu Kolade, Staff Writer

May 13, 2015

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With four wins and  four losses, its safe to say the girls’ varsity tennis team is starting off their season with great momentum and drive. Although a small team with just 12 players, they still manage to come out on top with big wins and better play with...

Wind and snow cancels games

By: Samara Lugo, Staff Writer

May 13, 2015

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As we all have experienced, the weather at the beginning of March has been particularly unfavorable this year. With temperatures below thirty, and wind chills below zero, the winter weather was unforgiving. Unfortunately, the beginning...

Maliek Kelly wins Andrew Barberi award

By: Breann McKeon, Staff Writer

May 13, 2015

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On March 10th, Senior football star Maliek Kelly was presented with the Andrew Barberi award. Andrew Barberi was a Curtis football coach who was known for his great contributions to developing scholastic football on Staten Island. Shortly after his death, the ...

Curtis welcomes new swim club

By: Kailey Walters, Copy Editor

May 13, 2015

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Curtis High School’s first swim club is the brainchild of sophomore Michael Sorenson. A member of the boys swim team, Sorenson said, “I was motivated to get our swim teams at Curtis the needed practice in order to compete with the better swim teams...

Grant wins PSAL championship

By: Tolu Kolade, Staff Writer

March 25, 2015

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With a sweeping record of seven wins and zero losses, it’s no surprise that Malik Grant was also the winner of the PSAL Wrestling City Championship. Malik Grant has now been a three year winner at the City Championships, but each year was met with ...

Athletes endure the cold

By: Alexa Vale & Jocelyn Quinones, Staff Writers

March 19, 2015

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Although temperatures are often below freezing, winter athletes still continue to practice outside. The boys and girls track teams have had a very difficult indoor season. With all the snow and ice covering the track, they have...

Dive into the season

By: Luke McNamara, Staff Writer

February 6, 2015

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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

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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...

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