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Testing and Education Reference Center

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Are you a sophomore, junior, or senior looking for a free website to help you prep for specialized tests? Well the Edison librarians have got your back! The Testing and Education Reference Center is a database that offers free test taking for AP exams, PSATs, SHSATs, SATs, and ACTs.  They have free online courses and […]

The Reinvented Edison

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For the past year and six months, Edison has been veiled in construction material.  For the first time since then, students and faculty were greeted by a scaffolded free Edison when returning back from Spring break on May 2, 2016.  It was as if we were looking at a reinvented Edison.  Of course, students got […]

Edison has Skills

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“Edison has been doing the SkillsUSA Competitions for four years. This is our fifth year participating. These competitions allow us to showcase our CTE programs and the skills of our students. There are competitions in every CTE field. There are also leadership competitions that students can participate in,” stated Mr. Kalloo, the leader of our […]

Tumblr Instant Messaging is Finally Here!

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Only 90’s kids will remember Tumblr’s fan mail system, a joke for a messaging systems everywhere.  Facebook has its own Messenger app, while Instagram and Twitter have Direct Messages.  It’s been long overdue that Tumblr, which has 261 million blogs, upgrade it’s messaging system.  As of November 10, 2015, Tumblr launched threaded conversations.  This new […]

End of an Era – Mockingjay Part 2 Review

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Since its first film adaptation in 2012, The Hunger Games has become one of the biggest movie series in modern time. As any novel-based money-making franchise does nowadays, Mockingjay, being the final book in the trilogy, was split into two films. While it didn’t really have to be this way, fans who look at the […]

The Edison Christmas Celebrations

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Every end of the year, people from all ages look forward to one very special day in their lives – Christmas. It is the day when all family members start putting their black Friday shopping gifts to use. At Thomas Edison HS, there exists a diverse population of cultures and religion. Hence, Christmas celebrations are not what one […]

Time to Scratch “Hoverboard” off your Wish List

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As of November 15, 2015, Hoverboards have been deemed unfit and illegal for New York City streets, sidewalks, and parking lots.  Reason being that they are considered motor vehicles that cannot be registered with the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles. Mahendra Singh, one of the many native New Yorkers with a Hoverboard states, […]

How Multi-Cultural?

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It is a tradition at Thomas A Edison High School to annually host the week-long Spirit Week. During this week, students dress each day in a designated theme such as decade day, dress for success day, jersey day, twin day, and last but not least, multi-cultural day. Since Edison consists of a significantly diverse population […]

What’s on Your Wishlist This Christmas?

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As the most wonderful time of the year is upon us, everyone is in a frenzy trying to find the perfect gift for their loved ones.   When asked what an ideal gift would be, Julia Persaud said, “You can never go wrong with jewelry or perfume for girls.”  The ultimate challenge is to personalize […]

8 Things You Need to Know For Your College Essay

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A college essay is a big part of the college application process. This is a part where grades don’t mean a thing and where you are looked at as a person rather than a student. “It is important to be yourself while writing your college essay,” senior Torendra Rasik says. “Sounding mature and being honest […]