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Senior Pursues Volleyball and Architecture

Taylor Reed

March 5, 2017

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Just four years ago, senior Caitie Kenneally was spending her weekends at a lacrosse field preparing for games in both the blistering cold and the scorching heat. Today, she spends her weekends in gyms across the tri-state ar...

Faculty Spotlight: Trainer Jason Calo

Jack Waldron

November 16, 2016

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If you do not know Jason Calo, he is the athletic trainer for Verona High School and has held this position for the past 14 years.   Referred to as “J” by many of the athletes and coaches, Mr. Calo has been dedicat...

New to the Math Department: Ms. D.

Emma Wagner

November 16, 2016

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“Verona has been very welcoming to me,” says new VHS teacher Michelle DellaFortuna, known to her students as as Ms. D. Ever since Ms. DellaFortuna was in high school, she had wanted to become a teacher. She was inspir...

Student Spotlight: Kiara Licea

Kelly Esposito

November 16, 2016

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She is naturally outgoing and spunky, and VHS junior Kiara Licea’s wide smile and bright eyes would never give away the fact that she had a difficult life back in the Bronx, where she was born and raised and where she lived u...

New Staff Spotlight: Mr. Fry

Cathleen Paluszek

October 11, 2016

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This year VHS welcomes a new English teacher who is, well… English. Mr. Laurence Fry, was born and raised in Surrey, England and will be teaching English III, as well as Theater Arts, and Journalism I.  He will also be the ...

New Staff Members Spotlight: Ms. Siwek

Michelle Lima

October 11, 2016

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“Teaching runs in my family. My great grandfather was a history teacher and then became the principal of a school. He married a math teacher. Then they had my grandmother who was a language teacher who married a physical educatio...

Determined Soccer Star Overcomes Obstacles

Brielle Nesto

December 10, 2015

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VHS's senior captain of the 2015 Boys Soccer team, JP McEvoy, did not have the easiest route to success.  Before the age of one, he had to have serious heart surgery twice to repair a hole in his heart. At three months old, nin...

Fashionista On the Run

Rachel Josephson

December 10, 2015

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You may know VHS senior Eileen Scandiffio as a “fashionista,” but that is just part of her uniqueness. She has a style that really can’t compare to anybody in Verona High School. “I started dressing and creating my o...

Two VHS Students Commit Early for Athletics

Megan Flood

November 13, 2015

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Two of VHS’s very own student athletes will be continuing their athletic careers in college. Collin Kiernan, a junior at VHS, will be playing baseball at Rutgers University. Senior Amanda Maguire will be attending Montclair Sta...

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