Spirit Week of 2019 Prompts Students to Think Outside the Box

Suzy Lalancette, staff writer

November 13, 2019

Spirit Week is a week-long event that prompts kids to dress up even before Halloween.

Boys Soccer Team In Good Hands With Senior Leaders

Franklin Markel, staff writer

November 12, 2019

When the boys soccer season comes to it’s inevitable end a special group of seniors will end their legacy at NPHS. Three seniors in particular, Mark Elek, Youssef Ezzeldin, and Christian Caburis have embodied this program both on and off the field. All three have also been the team’s captains this...

New Providence Cross Country 2019: Running to Win

New Providence Cross Country 2019:  Running to Win

Evren Ozgu, staff writer

November 12, 2019

New Providence High School is home to some of the most talented athletes in the state.  This is especially evident on our cross country team.  Coach Arnold has been coaching for almost nine years, and, according to him, this year has been “very good so far.”  Coach Arnold was very optim...

Teachers Wearing Halloween Costumes, Yes or No?

Carmen Houtsma, staff writer

November 5, 2019

It is that time of year again, October 31st, where all the children go door to door saying “trick or treat” and getting candy. On the day of Halloween most children come to school wearing their Halloween costumes, but are teachers going to wear their Halloween costumes, and what do they think about...

How Students Feel On Wearing Halloween Costumes to School

Norine Moore, staff writer

October 31, 2019

Dressing up for Halloween, which started back in 1585, has been a habit that many children look forward to every year. However, by the time people start to get to high school age they start to lose interest in the festivity. Many even stay home to pass out candy to the people who still participate. It’s...

One Parent’s Opinion on Scary Halloween Costumes 

Olivia Catalano, staff writer

October 31, 2019

As Halloween approached, I spoke to Heather Catalano, a parent and resident here in New Providence, about her experiences with Halloween costumes. Of  Mischief Night, the night before Halloween, Mrs. Catalano says: “If they can keep it safe and good old fashioned clean fun, then yes, have at it. ...

Welcome to the Music Department!

Janie Wu, staff writer

October 24, 2019

Prior to teaching, Mr. RubenSchnirman worked as a professional musician. He has traveled to many different places to perform including France, Italy and China. Coming out of college at Manhattan School of Music, it was hard for him to find work. Fortunately for him, there’s always a need for basses in pro...

New Teacher Profile: Mrs. Russo

New Teacher Profile:  Mrs. Russo

Priscilla Senger, staff writer

October 24, 2019

Mrs. Russo is one of New Providence High School’s new teachers. Born and raised in the Bronx, Mrs. Russo graduated from Fordham University and got her Masters at Teachers College, Columbia University. She has been teaching for over twenty years, and she now teaches American Literature and AP Language and ...

Spotlight on: Ms. Berrios

Evren Ozgu, staff writer

October 24, 2019

Ms. Berrios has been a teacher for two years, and has spent both of those years here at NPHS.  When I asked Ms. Berrios  how her experience has been so far at NPHS, she simply replied “great.” I asked Ms. Berrios why she specifically chose NPHS and she said “felt a good vibe from the school.” Ms....

New Biology Teacher Uses Past Experiences to Teach Students

New Biology Teacher Uses Past Experiences to Teach Students

Norine Moore, staff writer

October 24, 2019

The science department at New Providence High School is happy to welcome Biology teacher Rachel Fintz.   Ms. Fintz teaches Biology, Marine Biology, and Oceanography.  These courses are special to her since she has, ”fieldwork experience working with small mammals as well as marine biology work o...

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