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Senior Helps VHS Stay Green

Briana Tedesco

May 8, 2014

Filed under People, Top Stories

Some students go home during their free period, some go to the art room or library, but senior Lucas Freschi often spends his spare time in the VHS greenhouse. The greenhouse, located adjacent to science teacher Carl Cascone’s...

Miller to Lead Tennis Team at First Singles

Matt Braschi

April 2, 2014

Filed under People, Sports

 “I knew I had a good opportunity to play from the get-go,” says VHS first singles tennis player Jake Miller as he recalls his freshman year. “I was playing with a lot of the starters in the summer so I knew my ability w...

Danish Student Brings Outsider’s Perspective to VHS

Emilia Frizzi

April 1, 2014

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With her blonde hair and welcoming smile, if you came across her in the halls, you would think that she was a student at VHS. If you had a brief conversation with her, you would think she grew up in the United States. But a...

A Quiet Senior Who Lets His Drums Do The Talking

Jillian Gesumaria

March 28, 2014

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Music is not what he does, but who he is. Eighteen year old senior Eric Foy not only spends hours each day practicing what he loves, but when he performs, he says, he leaves it all on the stage and the field, and regrets nothing. Eric...

Student Profile: Claire Fitzpatrick

Jessica Parsons

March 27, 2014

Filed under People, Top Stories

Ninety-nine percent of the time a girl admits to being a tomboy, she rationalizes that she was shaped by her brother’s influence. One percent of the time, that girl you’re talking to is like Claire Fitzpatrick - the VHS junior...

Trading in Maroon for Blue: Lizzy Scandiffio

Briana Tedesco

January 31, 2014

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It is the end of the black and blues for senior Lizzy Scandiffio and time for her to rep white and blue. As she awaits her first season as a Blue Devil, having been recruited by Central Connecticut State University to be a...

Nelson Mandela, Liberator and Hero, Dies at 95

Mira Braneck

December 11, 2013

Filed under People, Top Stories

  Nelson Mandela passed away on Thursday, December 5, at 8:50 PM. He was 95 years old. His death was announced by Jacob Zuma, the president of South Africa, late Thursday night. Crowds immediately began to gravitate...

Nerd is Not the Word

Alex Kaslander

December 11, 2013

Filed under People

Nick Cariani is currently the fourth ranked student in the senior class of 2014. He has a 4.4 grade point average and scored over a 2000 on his SATs. His top five college choices, including schools like the University of Pennsylvania,...

Science Just Got a Lot Cooler

Eliza Sniatkowski

December 9, 2013

Filed under People, Top Stories

It is not common that a high school science teacher has a Kid Cudi sticker, amongst others, plastered across his laptop; but then again, Mr. Matt Swajkowski is far from a common science teacher. The young and swanky new teacher,...

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