Diana Nyad: Swimming Through Adversity

Diana Nyad: Swimming Through Adversity

David Hua, Staff Writer

April 21, 2014

Staying motivated to complete one specific goal for over 40 years is no easy task.  The difficultly only intensifies when one must train for countless hours back and forth across a pool, staring down at a black line.  For legendary distance swimmer Diana Nyad, the "moment of immortality" she felt after...

Pioneers Take TEAMS

Pioneers Take TEAMS

Sophie Dai, Staff Writer

April 21, 2014

 Similar to the pioneers who first settled America, the Pioneer math team “settled” the TSA TEAMS (Tests of Engineering Aptitude, Mathematics, and Science) competition by winning first and second place.  This year, the TEAMS competition was held for the first time at The College of New Jersey on...

The Growing Appeal of the Obstacle-Running Craze

David Hua, staff writer

February 27, 2014

In today’s “softened” society, staying fit through normalized, conventional treadmill running and elliptical machines just isn’t going to cut it for many adult men.  Sitting in front of a desk for long hours, laboring inside a cubicle devoid of excitement have revitalized an innate primal need...

Math Team Undertakes Prestigious PuMaC Competition

Math Team Undertakes Prestigious PuMaC Competition

David Hua, Staff Writer

November 27, 2013

On November 16, eight members of the NPHS Math Team competed in the extremely-challenging and notoriously difficult PuMaC event (Princeton University Math Competition). This year’s team was comprised of Sophomores Sophie Dai, Mingyao Xiao, David Hua and Seniors Sreesha Venkat, Mark Hays, Lotta Blumberg, Andr...

You Think You’re Busy? Meet the Band-Athlete.

You Think You’re Busy?  Meet the Band-Athlete.

David Hua, Staff Writer

November 19, 2013

With several months of school already behind us, many students are embracing some methods and approaches that are yielding them success in their endeavors in academics and extra-curricular activities.  In a student body like New Providence High School, we find adolescents juggling athletics in and out...

New Assistant Principal: Mr. Jay Richter

Owen Sammarone, Staff Writer

November 18, 2013

As the 2013-2014 school year is fully on its way, there have been many new additions. The newest addition to the New Providence High School faculty is new Assistant Principal, Mr. Jay Richter. Mr. Richter spent two years as the Assistant Principal at Allen W. Roberts before taking the leap in his career...

New Providence Athlete of the Week: Jordan Price

Brett Caminiti, Staff Writer

November 1, 2013

Pioneer sophomore and cross-country star Jordan Price has been named Athlete of the Week for his outstanding performance on the track so far this fall season. After putting up unbelievable numbers his freshman year, where he ran a 16:39 in a 5,133 meter event at the 2012 Union County Championships,...

The Man Behind the Cleft-Chin Mask

The Man Behind the Cleft-Chin Mask

Miguel Lorenzo, Staff Writer

October 16, 2013

Meet Ryan Seth, a 15 year old freshman from NPHS. You may encounter him strolling down the hallway to first period Spanish or seventh period study hall. You may encounter him casually eating a chicken wrap, Gary's special, during sixth period lunch, while simultaneously tapping buttons on his iPad, playing...

Kindness Counts

Kindness Counts

Rebecca Wirth, Staff Writer

October 16, 2013

If you are a student in the New Providence School District, you most likely saw question mark posters on the front lawn of your school. Many students were discussing what they thought their significance was, and were asking teachers about them daily. These question marks though were simply used to...

Class of 2013 College Decisions!

June 19, 2013

It's that time of year again! As the school year comes to an end another class of Pioneers moves on.  After long nights of applications and waiting by the mailbox for decisions, here are the colleges of the NPHS seniors!   Alex Agresti:     Berklee College of Music Pat Alexander:     SUNY-ESF ...

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