Saint John Vianney High School's News Site

Interview with Frank Siller

Alyson Mandato, Writer
January 9 • 542 views
Filed under Features

On September 11, 2001 America was changed forever. The World Trade Center became the target of a massive terrorist attack. The day of the attack firefighter Stephen Siller had just gotten off the late shift of work in Park Slope, Brooklyn and was on his way to go play golf with his brothers, when his... Read more »

The Nun of Philly

Emily Mugno, Writer
January 9 • 478 views
Filed under Features

Sonia Navarro has been a nun for 11 years for The Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia, which is also called a congregation. Each nun belongs to one, it’s considered their family for the next certain amount of years or until they switch congregations. She wanted to become a nun for her “interest... Read more »

Breakfast’s with Santa in Monmouth County

Annalisa Leite, Writer
December 9 • 1,149 views
Filed under Current News, Features

Breakfast with Santa is a Christmas tradition for many all around the world. Children love it and it is a great way for a family to relax and have a good time together. If you still need to talk to Santa about your Christmas wish list, don’t worry, because this Christmas season Santa will be going... Read more »

Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree

Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree

Alyson Mandato, Writer
December 4 • 3,920 views
Filed under Current News, Features

The holidays are right around the corner and it’s almost time for everyone to start putting up their Christmas trees, that includes New York City. On December 4, 2013 the tree will light up the city with 45,000 multi-color lights on five miles of wire and topped with a Swarovski crystal star. This... Read more »

Macy’s 87th Thanksgiving Day Parade

Macy’s 87th Thanksgiving Day Parade

Alyson Mandato, Writer
November 26 • 8,485 views
Filed under Features

The annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade returns for the 87th year on Thursday, November 28 on NBC.  More than 8,000 participants will march through the streets of Manhattan at the sound of the words “Let’s Have a Parade.”  The parade’s signature elements are its giant balloons, floats of ... Read more »

The History of The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

The History of The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Heili Carpino, Writer
November 22 • 1,639 views
Filed under Features

Whether you watch the parade on the TV right in the comfort of your own home, or actually go to New York City to watch it live, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade has become an iconic American tradition. When the parade began in 1924. it took place on Christmas Day and was called “Macy’s Christmas... Read more »

A Very Inspiring G.R.A.C.E Before Dinner

A Very Inspiring G.R.A.C.E Before Dinner

Annalisa Leite, Writer
November 21 • 1,327 views
Filed under Features

Hundreds of teenagers wait anxiously for this moment. You can feel the excitement and eagerness in the room. Everyone is silent just waiting for him to walk in and begin. No, this is not a Justin Bieber concert; it is a diocesan G.R.A.C.E before Dinner, and everyone is waiting for the one and only Father... Read more »

Retail vs. Family

Retail vs. Family

Alyson Mandato, Writer
November 15 • 865 views
Filed under Features

This holiday season stores are opening up their doors earlier than ever. For the first time in its 155 years of business, Macy's will be opening their doors at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving. The masses began criticizing this as “greedy, misguided, and unfair to the employees,” said by Brad Tuttle from Time... Read more »

Homemade Christmas Gifts

Homemade Christmas Gifts

Trinity Day, Writer
November 15 • 2,524 views
Filed under Features

As December nears Christmas cheer begins to fill the air, which means family, friends, faith, and gifts! Especially around the holidays, people like to show their love towards others through the giving of gifts. When others take the time to make homemade gifts, the recipients feel the love and thought... Read more »

Such a “Perfect Day” to Misunderstand Lyrics

Such a “Perfect Day” to Misunderstand Lyrics

Jamie Galyas, Writer
November 12 • 2,472 views
Filed under Arts, Music, Literature, Features

On October 28th, 2013 the day following the death of rock- pioneer Lou Reed, Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi of the Vatican decided to honor Reed by tweeting his “heartfelt” lyrics. Reed’s life was full of making music, with his most popular song “Take a Walk on the Wild Side,” and being lead singe... Read more »

Saint John Vianney High School's News Site
Features