Day four: We broadcast a story and watch some fireworks

Today is Day Four, and we still haven’t learned to go to bed early. Every morning I tell myself that I’ll go to sleep right when we return to our dorms, because dragging myself out of bed at 6:30AM is not exactly at the top of my list of ‘Most Fun Activities To Do Over … Continue reading “Day four: We broadcast a story and watch some fireworks”

Focus on photography

Since my last post so much has gone on. During the day on Tuesday, we had another photography lesson. We learned a lot of tips and tricks for interesting, beautiful portraits. The pictures came out great and my models were perfect. I am loving the fact that I can understand my camera 100 times better … Continue reading “Focus on photography”

Game day with the Ducks

After two days of focusing mainly on the art of photography, yesterday we turned our attention to sports coverage.  In preparation for the Long Island Ducks game and our coverage of it, our team listened to a lesson from Newsday reporter Jordan Lauterbach.  He was able to offer up many interesting tips for successfully writing … Continue reading “Game day with the Ducks”

Ducks fans are birds of a feather

By Peter Lupfer
Longwood High School
The Long Island Ducks’ 2016 season is winding down with an electric atmosphere that surrounds the team and powers the players to victory while also raising all-time attendance close to seven million. The team’s director of marketing said they hold the league records for all time attendance and sellouts.
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A game for all seasons

By Colin Capece and Alex Gelabert
Chaminade High School and Oyster Bay High School
From the upbeat music that blares from the scoreboard to the friendliness of Ducks mascot QuackerJack, there are countless things at the park that appeal to locals. Each game provides a fun-filled experience for kids and adults as well as fans that can’t get enough of the team.
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