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SJV Girls Bowling Team Makes School History at Tournament of Champions

SJV Girls Bowling Team Makes School History at Tournament of Champions

Alexis Santoro, Editor-In-Chief

March 14, 2019


Filed under Arts, Music, & Books, Sports, Trending Now

On Feb. 11, the Saint John Vianney girls bowling team made school history winning the first State championship title since 2015. The team, led by juniors, Caylei Hoffman and Elizabeth Brogna, won the Group title at the 2019 Tournament of Champions, TOC. “ Everything we worked on all season final...

Bandersnatch: Netflix’s New “Choose Your Fate” Movie

Bandersnatch: Netflix’s New “Choose Your Fate” Movie

Erin Kruh, Writer

January 11, 2019


Filed under Pop Culture, Trending Now

“How many stars will your game get?” In Netflix’s new interactive movie, Bandersnatch, you follow the main character, Stefan, as he creates a video game, and you make choices for him which affect the future of the game. Depending on your decisions, your game earns a different rating between 1 and 5...

NYE Ball Drops for Freedom of the Press

Alexis Santoro, Editor-In-Chief

January 9, 2019


Filed under Current News, Trending Now

This New Years’ Eve, 11 journalists were invited to take the stage in Times Square to press the crystal button and initiate the descent of the NYE ball. The Times Square Alliance and Countdown Entertainment decided to officially dedicate this year’s famous New Years’ Eve ball drop to the Committee...

NYE Cleanup in New York City

NYE Cleanup in New York City

Brooke Simmons, Writer

January 9, 2019


Filed under Current News, Trending Now

     New Year’s Eve in New York City is one of the best parties of the year according to some, but the New York Sanitation Department has different opinions. Entering the new year, sanitation workers in NYC were faced with an estimated 56 tons of debris to clean up after the clock struck mid...

Kinky Boots’ Successful Six Years

Kinky Boots’ Successful Six Years

Greyson Riley, Writer

November 14, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music, & Books, Trending Now

What is the secret to “Kinky Boots’” success after lasting nearly six years on Broadway? Is it the music by Cyndi Lauper? The story’s message? Or can it be the star-studded casts that have been involved in this production? Some of these stars include Panic at the Disco frontman, Brendon Urie, Pent...

Happy Day Farm’s Photo Fall

Happy Day Farm’s Photo Fall

Brooke Simmons, Writer

November 14, 2018


Filed under Features, Trending Now

     “Happy Day Farms” in Manalapan, New Jersey, offers an array of  fall activities that are becoming increasingly more popular, especially amongst teens. It comes as no surprise that the farm is  perfect for an Instagram-worthy picture. Taking pictures was once reserved for speci...

Brace for Impact: A Crash Course on Brace Positions

Brace for Impact: A Crash Course on Brace Positions

Erin Kruh, Writer

October 3, 2018


Filed under Features, Trending Now

Could the brace position for airline passengers be designed to kill you? This question has been posed by many air travel enthusiasts who believe that the “brace position” used in the safety instruction course on airlines was created to kill passengers on impact. The position has the flyer sit...

“Be More Chill,” is Broadway Bound

“Be More Chill,” is Broadway Bound

Greyson Riley, Writer

September 27, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music, & Books, Trending Now

On Sept. 5,  Be More Chill, the sci-fi high school musical,  announced a Broadway run. Previews begin on Feb. 13, 2019 at the Lyceum Theater on West 45th Street in New York. Be More Chill is a Joe Iconis musical based on the novel by Ned Vizzini. It tells the story of an average high school stude...

Senior Advice: How To Start Your School Year Off Right

Senior Advice: How To Start Your School Year Off Right

Bridget Kane, Managing Editor, Features/Humans of SJV Editor

September 20, 2018


Filed under Features, Trending Now

Ah, September: the leaves are turning brown, the smell of pumpkin spice lattes are in the air, and school is back in session. Going back to class after having a three month long vacation can be a bit stressful and even a bit scary, but don’t fear, that’s why a senior is here! In this article...

Generational Differences in the 9/11 Museum Experience

Generational Differences in the 9/11 Museum Experience

Alexis Santoro and Editor-in-Chief, Current News Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under Current News, Trending Now

Walking through the “In Memoriam” exhibit in the National September 11 Memorial and Museum, the faces of the nearly 3,000 victims of the terrorist attack line the walls. Young adults, not old enough to remember the attack,  look up at the faces surrounding them from every direction. For others,...

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