Sad or SAD?

Sad or SAD?

Gianna Giordano, Staff Writer

January 7, 2015

You notice yourself "slowing down" in the winter months.  You would rather go to sleep really early than have dinner with friends on a weekend night.  It feels nearly impossible for you to keep your New Year’s resolution of eating more fruits and vegetables.  It becomes harder for you to concentrate...

Pioneer Swimmers Make a Big Splash!

Pioneer Swimmers Make a Big Splash!

David Hua, Staff Writer

January 7, 2015

The New Providence High School Swim Team is ready to make another big splash this season!  The first few meets of the season showed the early potential of both the boys and girls teams.  The girls team had a slow start to their season with close losses to Governor Livingston, Oak Knoll, Kent Place,...

A PSA about GSA

Caitlin Cullinane, Staff Writer

November 24, 2014

One thing needs to be set straight (no pun intended).  The GSA club is important.  Oh, what is GSA you ask?  You know, that club that not many people pay attention to. Yeah, that one.  GSA is about teens coming together, no matter what they identify as, and supporting each other through the dark...

New Providence Girls’ Lacrosse Star Ashley Darling Signs with Sacred Heart

Brett Caminiti, Staff Writer

November 24, 2014

New Providence  lacrosse star Ashley Darling signed her National Letter of Intent to play at Sacred Heart University in the spring of 2016. “It means so much to be able to play lacrosse in college,” Darling said. “I’ve been playing since third grade and it has always been something I loved.” The...

Marching Band Season Recap

Marching Band Season Recap

David Hua, Staff Writer

November 14, 2014

The Pride and Class of New Providence, the NPHS Marching Band, completed another successful season this past weekend at Allentown, PA.  This year's show, titled “Falling into Madness”, consists of music from Dies Irae , Psycho and Vertigo, and Dance of Vengeance.  This year's band was much younger...

NPHS Drama Department Presents: The Mousetrap

NPHS Drama Department Presents:  The Mousetrap

Kassandra Mendez, Staff Writer

November 11, 2014

This fall, the New Providence High School Drama Department will be performing The Mousetrap by renowned mystery novelist Agatha Christie.  The play is set in a small town guesthouse in 1950s England.  As with many of her stories, the play is a thrilling murder mystery. The NPHS Drama Departmen...

Boys Soccer Senior Night

Brett Caminiti, Staff Writer

November 11, 2014

On a night where eleven members of the boys’ soccer team were honored for their hard work and dedication throughout their years within the program, it was a junior who notched the decisive goal to give the Pioneers a huge 1-0 victory over their bitter rival from Berkeley Heights. Lorik Berisha,...

NPHS Bridge Builders “Plan to Get First” at This Year’s Competition

NPHS Bridge Builders “Plan to Get First” at This Year’s Competition

Ilse Sweldens, Staff Writer

November 11, 2014

With December now around the corner, the New Providence bridge building teams are stepping up their work on their entries for the annual Union County College Bridge Building Competition.  Every year, in the first week of December, Union County College, a community college located in Cranford, ho...

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...

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...

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