Category: What’s Your Story?

Desilva’s Daily Dilema

Desilva’s Daily Dilema

Stress not only makes senior Jacob Desilva lose sleep, he also loses hair. “I’ve had bald spots ever since I was a freshman, but they weren’t big. They started off really small and then grew bigger,”  said Desilva. “When it first started happening, it was really often. Once one bald spot would go away, another one would come back just […]

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Timothy’s kick game

Timothy’s kick game

Timothy Barrett is still kicking around with a soleful purpose. “I’m a senior, and ever since freshman year in high school, I started collecting shoes,” Barrett said. Barrett has a large variety of shoes covering quite a few brands. “I collect mainly Jordans [shoes] but I like all types of shoes like Pumas, SB [skateboarding], Adidas, mainly shoes like that,” […]

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Cracking Up At Caswell

Cracking Up At Caswell

Fort Caswell is known for it’s breezy beaches, long-established forts and memorable experiences. Sophomore Remy Merkousko recalls a trip to Caswell during his eighth grade summer as “the most funny/humiliating thing that has ever happened to me.” Merkousko was asked to speak about his experience at Caswell in front of a crowd of 300 people. When he started to speak, […]

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J.T the Partier

J.T the Partier

Jonathan ‘J.T.’ Houston and his family are known for partying hard and cooking barbecue in New Jersey. Houston was born in a small part of Jersey called Rahway. He lived there for 12 years with many of his family members. “We have a lot of block parties. We just have fun times and I hang out with my cousins a lot. […]

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Kick-Butt Clites

Kick-Butt Clites

Behind a pair of glasses there is a champion black belt walking the hallways and his name is freshman Andrew Clites. He has been doing martial arts for three and half years and he is currently a first degree black belt. Kata is a series of movement exercises for practitioners of karate and other martial arts, and when Clites was only […]

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Penny for Your Thoughts

Penny for Your Thoughts

“I am a huge believer in the line from Tennyson’s “Ulysses”  – ‘I am part of all I have met’,” CTE Teacher Penny Prichard said.  Prichard is not just a teacher.  She takes part of the world around her.  She contributes in her church, makes quilts and expresses her individuality.  She expresses herself as she wants to be remembered as, “As […]

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Elizabeth Colston’s Long Shot

Elizabeth Colston’s Long Shot

Practice swings? Not for Elizabeth Colston during her high school tee times. During Colston’s freshman year of high school she tried out for the men’s golf team (there was no girl’s team). When she showed up, there were over 30 guys trying to figure out what she was doing there. The guys made jokes and didn’t take her seriously. Only […]

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Kinetic Ketrow

Kinetic Ketrow

    For sophomore Kaymin Ketrow cheerleading is not just a life sport, it is tradition. She wants to follow in the footsteps of her mom and aunt, who were both cheerleaders when they were young. “I do it because it’s just something I fell in love with when I was little. Before I even started cheering, when I was […]

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Pittsburgh Steelers’ Biggest Fan

Pittsburgh Steelers’ Biggest Fan

He was a small fish in a sea of  yellow, fans were screaming and his toes were freezing. This was when junior Adam Romiti braved the frigid Pennsylvania weather to cheer on his Pittsburgh Steelers. Two years ago his beloved Steelers were playing against the Cleveland Browns and he had a prime seat three rows up on the 40 yard line–Romiti was right in the action. He […]

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