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The Shark Comes to Edison

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Daymond John, born in New York and raised in Hollis, known as the People’s Shark on CNBC’s The Shark Tank and the founder of Fubu Inc., visited Thomas A. Edison C.T.E. High School on October 25, 2018. Daymond John toured the school and learned of the many programs at Edison, in partnership with NFTE (Network […]

Taking the Semifinals by Storm

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Edison won the division and playoff games with incredible 8 goals by superstar freshman, Alexander Muyudumbay (bottom right)

Randall’s Island, New York — Leandro Angulo touched the ball and kicked the ball to striker Alexander Muyudumbay. Brian Rojas Hernandez, the Inventors’ captain, tracked them from the midfield. Tension clouded the field as the ball danced in and out of Edison players, who relentlessly ran for it. “This season we stressed a lot about […]

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer: One Step at a Time

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Students gather in the cold chilly morning to show support and honor those who have been affected by breast cancer.
Photo Credit: Sahejdeep Chohan

Supporters showed up in great numbers on the cold chilly morning in efforts to raise awareness and funding for the modern epidemic, Breast Cancer.         On October 21, 2018, The American Cancer Society Making Strides against Breast Cancer walk took place, an annual event where the three to five-mile noncompetitive walk essentially honors breast cancer […]

Regulation Serve

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The Edison Girls Volleyball team on October 23rd,2018 the day they played  
against Forest Hills High School.
Credit: Charisma Jugdeo

Edison Girls Volleyball team gets cut out of the playoffs by regulation. The Edison Girls Volleyball team had an outstanding season of five losses and five wins compared to past season like the 2017-2018 season with one win and nine losses and the 2016-2017 season with zero wins and ten losses. Speculations that the Edison […]

What Effect Will Amazon’s New Headquarters Have on New York City?

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Long Island City is a "melting pot" for people from all over the world.
Photo Credits: Michelle Edmonds

Long Island City is the melting pot of all types of people from different backgrounds. It’s a city filled with a rich history, culture, art and a growing community. So it’s no surprise that Amazon recently chose Long Island City, Queens as the location for its secondary headquarters. Amazon’s arrival may change our city forever […]

7,000 American Dreams are Making their way to the Border from Honduras

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Central American migrants walk along the highway near the border with Guatemala, as they continue their journey trying to reach the U.S., in Tapachula, Mexico Oct. 21, 2018

Since mid-October over 7,000 Honduran immigrants have been making their way to America to find their “American Dream.” They claim to be trying to escape the harsh life of poverty, gang violence, and chaos in Honduras.        Currently, there are thousands of migrants living on Mexican streets and shelters; it’s their last and final stop […]

Captain Hook Brings Inspiration to Edison

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Kevin Laue posing for a picture with Edison students who wanted to have personal conversations with him after motivational speech. 
Credit: Nahomi Vindell

On November 16th, 2018 Kevin Laue, the first person playing in the NCAA Division 1 Basketball with a missing limb, visited as a guest speaker in Edison in hopes of inspiring others to use their insecurities, or how he called it “our nub,” as a way to find your strength in some sort of activity. […]

HOSA Shatters Edison Record at Spring Leadership Conference

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The HOSA: Future Health Professionals Chapter at Thomas Edison C.T.E.
Photo Credit:  Margaret Savitzky

From April 17th to April 19th, 2018, the Thomas Edison C.T.E. High School’s HOSA: Future Health Professionals Club traveled to Syracuse to attend the New York State Spring Leadership Conference. This conference was a competition during, which competitors are asked to complete various health and leadership tasks for medals and other awards. The Thomas Edison […]

The Rise of Korean Music in America

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Caption: BTS, a K-Pop group with a multitude of US fans, performed for the first time in the American Music Awards in 2017.

Photo Credit: Ajeong JM, via Wikimedia Commons

Korean pop culture has quickly risen to popularity not only in America, but worldwide. Not too long ago, it was an interest that not many could not relate to. In fact, those who liked the genre were often pegged as “koreaboos,” a term used for someone who wants to drop their own culture to be […]

Raising Autism Awareness in Edison

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Caption: SkillsUSA decorated Edison hallways in signs and posters to promote Autism Awareness. 
Photo Credit: Aneesa Asgarali

SkillsUSA brings autism awareness efforts to Edison, where students are uniting over bringing acceptance and appreciation to the Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) community. High school can be a tough place to bring these efforts and views, due to the many misconceptions and jokes surrounding the disorder. The group, which focuses on ensuring America has a […]