Category Archives: General News

Saving Lives, One Light At a Time

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Students From Key Club and Volunteers Raise Lanterns Around Flushing Meadows Globe in order to show support.
Credit: Satbir Singh

The Thomas Edison Key Club participated in the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Light the Night Walk, which aims to raise awareness and funds to battle the epic disease. Leukemia is cancer in the white blood cells; lymphocytes and granulocytes. These cells circulate throughout the bloodstream and the lymph system to help the body fight off […]

The Importance of Voting

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In the society we live in today young voters are actively neglected when it comes to the importance of voting. Even with the potential to be highly influential in the elections many youths aren’t registered to vote. With that fewer young people get to directly influence issues that might affect their lives in the long […]

You’re Someone’s Type, Every Drop Counts!

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Edison’s HOSA club hosted their annual Blood Drive, which took place on Thursday in the school’s auditorium. The blood drive is an event that every student and teacher who is eligible, is encouraged to participate in. This event encourages students and teachers to donate their blood for a good cause, of helping someone who is […]

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 […]

Edison’s PGC Activity Day

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Students engage in Activity Day hosted by PGC in the gymnasium

Edison’s Peer Group Connection (PGC) hosted Activity Day in the gymnasium on October 24th, 2018. From periods one through eight, seniors who take part in PGC and freshmen commenced on building strong relationships with each other. Activity Day featured several bonding exercises all of which allowed the lower and upperclassmen to mingle and initiate friendships. […]

Edison High on Spirit?

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Students who dressed up for character day
Aliyah Majid-Todd

  Edison had their annually anticipated Spirit Week from November 13-16. The week consisted of Pajama day, Twin day, Character day, and Friday being the homecoming game, with students and teachers encouraged to wear Edison paraphernalia, or the schools colors, blue and gold. However, this year it wasn’t as anticipated as previous years, and not […]

The Constant Occurrence of Phubbing

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Have you ever been with a group of friends and everyone is glued to their phones? Ever been telling a story and then noticed that no one was listening because they were busy with their phone? That is known as phubbing. Phubbing is the habit of snubbing someone in favor of a mobile phone. After […]

The Challenges Of Stress And How To Overcome Them

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Life is a rollercoaster of emotions and with it comes an endless amount of stress. It can come from a multitude of places, such as passing a test that could decide your future. It’s an inevitable part of life that many of us are confronted with, however few can actually handle the pressure. In February, […]

New Year Starting at the End of March?

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Starting the year off right with all these resolutions can be hard. Days go by, you see that all the cupcakes are gone and you only have $5 left in your wallet. Finally, you decide that hey, January was just the trial month and you’ll be better in March. What ends up happening is that […]

How to Overcome Writer’s Block

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A writer stuck on what to write and therefore is frustrated.
Credit: Albert Bandura, Standford University

     If you aren’t familiar with writer’s block, it is a circumstance where the writer is having trouble producing new work. It is a condition most of us struggle with, and if you are one of the few ones who don’t, then snaps to you. There are multiple types of writer’s block. To narrow it down, […]