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Plastic Bags the Only Thing NY Should Ban?

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The NY State Senate placed a city-wide ban on single-use plastic bags effective March 1st, 2020. While this state legislation has been in discussion for years, only last year on March 23rd, 2019, were legislators able to push this ban. The only plastic bags excluded from this ban are takeout bags and garbage bags. Paper […]

$80M on Donald Trump’s Head

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The United States’ president, Donald Trump, has been making bold decisions in taking action for our country. However, his decision to launch a bomb has caused many to speak upon the upheaval he has caused.  Donald Trump has been making decisions, where he was found abusing and violating his executive power. These actions were recognized […]

The Edison Watch-Out

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Students get off the hook due to inefficient school surveillance. Students who take part in improper behavior do not get charged for their misconduct because they don’t get caught on the surveillance cameras or they haven’t been caught in the act by an adult. However, other students get caught all the time whether it be […]

A College Student with the Minimum Debt

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  Many students spend years paying off their college debt, that on average is about $30,000 in New York State. During a student’s senior year of high school, college applications make a significant and difficult process for many.  There are a couple of programs that can assist in helping pay off great amounts of money. […]

Teachers Are Appreciated

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During the week of May 6, schools across the United States celebrated  Teacher Appreciation Week. At Thomas Edison High School, Ms. Dellabonta, the coordinator of student activities, encouraged  students to visit room G33 to send a note expressing their thanks to a special teacher. The history of National Teacher  Day is summed up on nationaldaycalendar.com. […]

Overcoming Writer’s Block

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“The scariest moment is always just before you start writing. After that, things can only get better,” said Stephen King referring to the process of starting to write. If someone is struggling and having a hard time when starting to write, it can be very helpful to remember to just start. This is because once […]

NYS SkillsUSA Competition

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After participating in the NYC Regionals SkillsUSA Competition, the medalists alongside some other competing members of our SkillsUSA chapter at Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical High School traveled to Syracuse, New York from April 24 – April 27, 2019 to compete in the NYS SkillsUSA Competition. Competitors competed in series of competitions ranging from […]

NYC Regionals SkillsUSA Competition

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On March 30, 2019 the Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical High School’s SkillsUSA Chapter took a total of 54 students to compete in the City Regional Competition. Our students competed in competitions pertaining to both leadership and their trade fields where they were put to the test on their abilities to portray their inner […]

A Survivor’s Story

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The 10th-grade students in Global History attended an assembly on March 6, during which speaker Lena Goren, a Holocaust survivor, spoke to students about her experiences. At the age of 11 years old, Goren’s village was invaded by the Nazi’s, who took her father into questioning and whether he would return was a mystery. “Any day […]

FRESHMEN WOWED BY LIVE PERFORMANCE OF ROMEO AND JULIET

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Freshmen from Ms. Lavin’s Global classes and Mrs. Klarman’s English class took a trip on March 7th to Columbia University where they viewed a live performance of the play Romeo and Juliet. The production was put on by Columbia students in their last year of study and the play, affiliated with Columbia University School of […]