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The Class Of 2022 Is Settling In

Every high school student has gone through it; being considered the clueless “babies” of the school, walking into a new world. The Nutley High School Class of 2022 has experienced roughly four months of high school and it is safe to say they have already grown. Not only do new high school students feel academically challenged, but also socially. Freshmen experience new things that they will carry with them throughout the next three years of high school. Despite all the challenges, it seems that the freshmen have settled into life at NHS.


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Providing Warmth to Children, One Blanket At a Time

It is easy to take certain luxuries in life for granted. People from a middle class demographic might not always stop to realize just how lucky they are to wake up every morning to utilities such as running water, proper heating, food, and entertainment. For the 2.5 million children that are rendered homeless in the United States each year, having just one of these resources would drastically improve their quality of life. Unfortunately, there is only so much that can be done to make a difference.

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Most Popular Student Lunch Spots in Nutley

Last year, Nutley High School began implementation of the Rotating Drop Schedule, which gives a common lunch hour to the entire school - students and staff. Curious to know how students use this time, the Maroon & Gray surveyed the student body. The entire NHS student body was offered the opportunity to take a survey about popular lunch locations in town.


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Nutley High School Seniors Commit to College

Senior year is full of surprises and fun activities, such as prom, the senior fashion show, and most importantly, applying to colleges. Tension rises as students send their best SAT scores and most well-written essays to their colleges of choice. The wait for responses seems to stretch on forever, but when students get accepted into colleges, it is the best feeling in the world.


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NHS Most Popular Elective: Culinary

As a student at Nutley High School, one can definitely say that the academic portion of the school day is taken very seriously. To make the students’ schedules more intriguing and personalized, the school offers several elective courses. An elective is a course chosen by the students based on their own personal interests. Because of this, the students at Nutley High School are able to focus on their passion.


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Parting Advice from NHS Seniors

On Tuesday November 21, the NHS journalism class turned the tables over to senior students, Natalia Acevedo, Joe Sasso, Camila Leon, and Skylar Peluso to get more insight about the year thus far to help students in younger grades know what to expect for their senior year.


As the year progresses, it is easy to infer based off of these interviews, that there is a lot to keep in mind as a senior, along with the fun and celebration.

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How Romance Affects Students At Nutley High

Romance can play an important role in the lives of high school students. At Nutley High School, romance and social lives are at the center of many students' lives. But, it's a challenging skill to navigate relationships along with school, sports, family time and extra curricular activities.


“Once you experience romance with someone, you’re going to want to keep them if they impact your life for the better,” says Ellice Billones, a junior at Nutley High School.


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Fall and Winter Trends 2018

Fall and winter trends change every year. This year, there are many new styles and a wider variety of options. Depending on where you live or what you prefer, styles may have an impact on the way you live. For example, as the seasons start to change, you cover up or wear less depending on climate or preference. Oversized sweaters and hoodies seem to always be in style during these seasons. “It is comfortable and stylish. It gives me a reason to wear oversized hoodies daily,” said Vanessa Antonio, a freshman at Nutley High School.


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Black Friday: The Most Chaotic Shopping Day of the Year

Black Friday is the day after Thanksgiving where thousands of people swarm stores to get the best shopping deals of the year. Typically, this is the first day of the holiday shopping season. Black Friday first originated in 1869 during the crash of the U.S. gold market. Last year, U.S. retailers earned nearly $7.9 billion on Black Friday, according to Marketing News Weekly.