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Nerd is Not the Word

Alex Kaslander

December 11, 2013

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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

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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,...

VHS Freshman a YouTube Sensation

Madison Misuro

November 11, 2013

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Imagine being a freshman in high school and also a YouTube sensation tallying over 200,000 views on your video uploads, having make-up companies contacting you to review their makeup, and constantly having fans approach you in...

Where In The World

Amanda Albelin

October 25, 2013

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Une sensibilisation charitable pour les voisins ont besoin.  VHS senior Chloe Strippoli had never even heard that phrase until recently, but she knows what it means now. The phrase translates to “a charitable outreach to...

Ms. Demaio

Michele D’Aries

October 24, 2013

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  All through the halls at the beginning of the year you heard “maybe it’s his wife; no it’s his sister!” Well, it turns out new VHS English teacher Taylor DeMaio has no relation to the former English and Broadc...

Meet Some Freshmen

Briana Tedesco

October 15, 2013

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Part of the fun of a new school year at Verona High School is the 150 or so new faces roaming the halls. They are new, they are hesitant towards entering high school, and they are the future of VHS. Meet some of the new freshmen...

2013 Valedictorian Can Sing, Act, and Speak Chinese

Jackie Noyes

June 14, 2013

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Not every student can speak Chinese, lead an award-winning marching band, and captivate audiences with a wonderful singing voice and riveting acting skills all while  maintaining near-perfect grades.  But Michael Hardenberg...

VHS Bids Goodbye to Mrs. DeVita

Tyler Ballantyne, Reporter

June 6, 2013

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“I like to tell people I am moving to Hollywood and becoming a movie star or that I won the lottery but in reality, it’s just time.” So says special education teacher Elaine DeVita who has been working at VHS for 21 years...

Music teacher Honored by Former Students

Cassidy McKeen

May 17, 2013

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It’s late August in the quiet town of Verona. You walk outside your house and you can’t help but hear the distant thunder of drums and the quiet melody of other various instruments. What is that? You ask yourself. Band Camp....

Student Profile: Ned Denton

Kelsey Attamante

March 15, 2013

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VHS Senior Ned Denton may be quiet in the classroom, but proved to be loud on stage. On February 7-9 nights in the Verona High school play 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Ned made his acting debut playing the role of Mitch...

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