Category Archives: General News

College Application Season

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Edison's potential colleges bulletin board display near the college office. 
Photo Credits: Aneesa Asgarali

Students all around the country are stressed as college application deadline dates quickly approach. Most students don’t have the knowledge of how to go about applying or programs like Naviance that help with the process. It is not taught how to properly cope with stress and it only makes the application process that much more […]

The Excelsior Scholarship – Too Good To Be True?

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders announce the Excelsior Scholarship in January 2017.
Photo Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin, Office of the Governor

This April, New York State revealed a new scholarship for residents planning to attend college: The Excelsior Scholarship. Touted as the first scholarship of its type in the country, The Excelsior Scholarship will give students the chance to attend any CUNY or SUNY college in the state absolutely free. The scholarship, however, comes with a […]

M.T.A. Board Pushes Back Fare Hikes

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Jospeh J. Lhota, chairman of the MTA, during a board meeting in July
Photo Credit: Victor J. Blue

New York City subway riders are likely to face fare hikes following the commencement of the MTA’s new subway rescue plan. This new subway rescue plan was set to provide solutions for “steady deteriorating service” and “included at least 30 separate measures to address the major problems plaguing the system, including antiquated signals and subway […]

Two Rides for the Price of One

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On the night of January 5th, 2017, Chung had exciting plans to go to a basketball game at a Catholic school with all his friends. Being the popular student he is, it is extremely important he made an appearance. When he arrived home from school, Chung quickly got dressed and proceeded to his front door, […]

Barriers That Prevent Us From Being Held Back

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Stanchions in place blocking students from leaving before the end of their scheduled school day

  Attendance in Edison classrooms have been higher lately as the administration has implemented a new tactic to keep students inside the building during the latter part of the school day The stanchions were put in place since the end of the last school year to combat cutting throughout the day. They are posted at […]

You Auto Know! Edison Won Again

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McCoon and Suriel staying after school to prepare for their next competition

For two and a half years, automotive students have tirelessly studied and dedicated hours of their time to perfecting their skills so that they’d be prepared to compete; so far, it has definitely been paying off.  On January 11th, Lincoln Tech’s Toyota Training Center hosted its annual GNYADA (Greater New York Dealer Automotive Dealership Association) […]

Fear, Frustration, and Uncertainness Found in Finals

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Teenage student demonstrates the mixed emotions brought by finals and the way finals week is spent

Students walk down the halls of Edison with papers rustling in their hands with worry in their eyes, finals week is fast approaching. Finals week occurs twice a year as an end to a semester in order for teachers to finalize their grades and to observe if students fully learned all topics taught in that […]

Edison’s 4th Annual Karaoke Night

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Kevin Baidal (Left) and Martha Hache (Right) who were MC"s of Karaoke Night

Edison’s very own Karaoke Night event took place on Friday, January 13th, 2017. Hosted by National Honor Society, the event brought in a large crowd eager to sing along and watch their friends sing on stage. With over 20 performances, the audience had a fun time engaging in song and music. Lead by two MC’s, […]

Awaiting the Bell

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The project must be turned in today and you’ve spent all night working on it. You’re off to a late start in the morning, but finally, fight all odds to reach school with 15 minutes remaining in the period, 15 minutes to hand your project in on time, only to end up having to wait […]

Testing and Education Reference Center

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Mehrab Hossain utilizing the TERC database.

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 […]