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John Kirchhof Brings Passion, Experience to Ramsey Track

John Kirchhof Brings Passion, Experience to Ramsey Track

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Jackie Kuczynski, Spotlight Editor

March 11, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Spotlight, Video

Around late September each school year, every student and teacher figures out their route to each class. Chances are you see the same people around the same location in the hallway every time you go to a certain class. There's a time between two morning classes where a voice becomes familiar and laugh...

RHS Junior Alex Whelan Skates Into the Limelight

RHS Junior Alex Whelan Skates Into the Limelight

Kiersten Meyers, Staff Writer

February 27, 2014


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Junior Alex Whelan has been tearing up the ice since he was about 4 years old. He’s been playing hockey for 14 years and has no plans of stopping. Ramsey’s varsity hockey team has been skating circles around their competition this year, which is amply demonstrated by their 23-2 record and second...

Grace Gardella Succeeds in Gymnastics

Grace Gardella Succeeds in Gymnastics

Alison Saunders, Staff Writer

February 26, 2014


Filed under Sports, Spotlight

At the age of five, something clicked with Grace Gardella and gymnastics. Grace did not only enjoy gymnastics, but it soon became evident that she was an extremely talented gymnast. After a few years of “pre-team”, Grace joined the U.S Gymnastics’ competitive team in 2007, starting as a Level 4...

Mr. Frangione Integrates Hamsters Into Statistics Curriculum

Mr. Frangione Integrates Hamsters Into Statistics Curriculum

Nicole Chiu, Managing Editor

February 20, 2014


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Most any student at Ramsey High School knows Mr. Frangione, a teacher of three levels of math, and often, the man dressed up as an elf at the school pep rallies. Mr. Frangione, or simply “Frang,” teaches two classes of Pre-college math, one class of Pre-calculus, and two periods of Advanced Placement...

Ramsey Says, “Bon Voyage!” to Student Melinda Chen

Dahna Lee, News Editor

January 16, 2014


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Due to indecisiveness, many high school seniors are applying to colleges with undecided majors. This is not the case for Melinda Chen, a senior at Ramsey High School. Melinda, who wants to major in international relations, will be leaving to France to focus on the culture and language there. Melinda...

Spotlight: Ana DeVito Shines Onstage

Spotlight: Ana DeVito Shines Onstage

Nicole Chiu, Managing Editor

December 3, 2013


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For many people, dancing is a hobby, or something they do at the occasional party. For Ana DeVito, a senior at RHS, dancing is a part of life. Ana has been dancing for 15 years, and has competed against the nation’s best. A typical week for Ana consists of six days of dancing, which comes to a total...

Ramsey Student Looks to Pursue Musical Theater

Tara Lellos, Staff Writer

November 20, 2013


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Larissa Rosa a senior at Ramsey High School, is a well-known member of the drama club and will be majoring in musical theater in college. Her first role as a child was in a production of The Secret Garden and since then she has been singing consistently, and although she started out solely starring in...

Mr. Bialkin Celebrates 25 Years at Ramsey

Mr. Bialkin Celebrates 25 Years at Ramsey

Josh Bialkin, Staff Writer

October 28, 2013


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Mr. Bialkin is one of the many veteran teachers in our district, with 25 years under his belt since first started teaching in 1988. At this time, Bialkin was teaching in four different schools: Smith, Hubbard, Dater, and the High School, where he taught Color Guard and the Jazz Band, along with his former...

Dr. Thumm’s First Year in Office

Dr. Thumm’s First Year in Office

Derek Nelson, Opinion Editor

October 3, 2013


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With a year under his belt, Dr. Thumm is no longer the new principal at Ramsey High School. The 2013-2014 school year comes with some new additions; increased security measures and iPads are some of the new changes that Thumm’s administration has introduced in its second year. I had the opportunity...

Ramsey Welcomes New Business Teacher

Ramsey Welcomes New Business Teacher

Sabrina Casavechia, Assistant News Editor

June 10, 2013


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For those of us who miss Mrs. Tadduni, there is a silver lining.  Her classes are now covered by Ornella Incardona, the newest member of the RHS faculty.  We caught up with Mrs. Incardona to find out how she found her way from the business world to the business classrooms at Ramsey High School. Her...

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