Olivia Abbruzzese: Excited to explore

By Toni GalloConnetquot High School Olivia Abbruzzese has found an outlet in writing. Since she was a child, she’s used it as a way to express her feelings and emotions, …

Yaw Bonsu: Starring in sports journalism

By Grace TorgersenComsewogue High School Having been involved in sports from a young age, Yaw Bonsu now dreams of becoming a sports journalist.  Born in Brooklyn and raised in Baldwin, …

Toni-Elena Gallo: A thrill for knowledge

By Olivia AbbruzzesePatchogue-Medford High School  Toni-Elena Gallo is in constant pursuit of knowledge, similar to that of a professional journalist. “Ever since I was little, I’ve been interested in getting …

Phoebe Lawson: A passion for editing

By Cielo CastanedaEdward R. Murrow High School Phoebe Lawson had an interesting start to journalism.  “I wasn’t interested in it until my freshman year when I was accidentally put into …

Candace Morgan: From books to news

By Julia HemingRoosevelt High School Candace Morgan wants to change the world by identifying issues and highlighting them through writing.  “I like to write and share the truth about things,” …

Amanda Mitchell: An open mind for writing

By Alyssa La MottaBaldwin High School Amanda Mitchell has always been a creative, out-of-the box thinker, which has helped fuel her love and passion for writing. Even as a young …

Sophia Seda: Surrounded by stories

By Maya RatnerExpeditionary Learning School for Community Leaders Sometimes watching TV with family members can be impactful to a person’s life because it can help define their passion. When Sophia …

Kiana Wright: From film to broadcast

By Isabella RoccanovaHoly Trinity High School Kiana Wright loved writing from a young age, but it was only after a freshman year writing assignment—a seven-page creative rewrite of Shakespeare’s “Romeo …

Behind the scenes

July 24, Day Three — We kicked off the day heading off to the TV and broadcast studio here on campus, and words can’t describe how fun it was. When …

David Wang: An interesting start to journalism

By Alexandra WeldonEarl L. Vandermeulen High School David Wang had little interest in journalism until seeing a pamphlet advertising his middle school newspaper.  Part of the reason why the 15-year-old …

A jam-packed first day

By Jaden Morello July 22nd: Monday- Officially Day One! The alarm goes off at 6:45 am and suddenly I feel as if I’m back in school again. I definitely was …