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Thanks to Teachers

Janae Wilson, Campus News Section Editor

June 10, 2018

Almost every Friday, the Student Council hosts Jean Friday, a day when teachers pay to wear their jeans. It is a little bit like the American business version of a casual Friday, but at DMAE, Jeans Friday is about much more than being comfortable. It is about teachers supporting students on the DMA...

DMAE’s A Cappella Group Wins

DMAE’s A Cappella Group Wins

Courtnie Beckford, Clubs and Competitions Section Editor

June 10, 2018

On March 17, 2018, DMAE’s vocal ensemble, known as “Vocal Synergy,”  traveled to Cherry Hill, NJ, to participate in the International Championship of High School A Cappella (ICHSA) Mid-Atlantic Quarter-Finals. Six other student groups from around New Jersey and New York competed for the top three...

Taking Pride in Melanin

Julia Schwartz, Campus News Section Editing Staff

June 7, 2018

Upon entering The Dizzy Gillespie Auditorium for the yearly Black History Month assembly on March 16, 2018, students of the DMAE campus were welcomed with a message, the message of taking pride in melanin, or, in other words, taking pride in their black skin. At the assembly, students celebr...

Semi-Formal Heats Up Winter

Courtnie Beckford, Clubs Section Editor

June 7, 2018

In between the massive January blizzard and the four relentless nor’easters that pounded New Jersey in March, DMAE held its annual winter Semi-Formal with the theme “Winter in the City” on February 2, 2018, in the DMAE north cafeteria. It was a night to remember not just because there wasn...

Raider Pals Ease Worry

Dekyi Tenzin Tsotsong, Campus News Section Editing Staff

June 7, 2018

DMAE counselors Denise Astuto and Sapphire Toussaint saw a need to help new students transition into the school and as a result, they created the Raider PALS program. The program connects incoming students with upperclassmen from DMAE to show them around for a day. “Raider PALS are essential to t...

Teens Teach Teens about Sex

Julia Schwartz, Campus News Section Editing Staff

June 7, 2018

As DMAE freshmen filed into the library on February 16, 2018, nervous laughter filled the room; however, this feeling of anxiety soon dissipated, as the freshmen were greeted by the smiling, tie-dye clad members of Teen PEP. Once all students sat down, the upperclassmen introduced themselves and pro...

DMAE Joins National Walkout

DMAE pays tribute to students who lost their lives during the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High.

Courtnie Beckford, Section Editor

April 10, 2018

On March 14, 2018, at 10:00 am, students from DMAE gathered in front of the Dizzy Gillespie Auditorium to remember the students who were killed in the Parkland, FL shooting a month before. Survivors of the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School began the nationwide youth movement to in...

Nine Students Win at HOSA Regionals

DMAE HOSA members pose after a successful regional competition

Andrew Lee, Campus News Section Editing Staff

April 10, 2018

Even with the massive Passaic County Technical Institute (PCTI) campus, the cafeterias, all three of them, were crowded with approximately 700 eagerly awaiting contestants, ready to compete in the regional Northern New Jersey HOSA competition held on Saturday, January 27, 2018. The DMAE HOSA team...

What’s Up With AP’s?

Julia Schwartz, Campus News Section Editing Staff

April 10, 2018

  The DMAE campus is famous for welcoming and embracing new programs, people, and creating new opportunities. This year has been a challenging one, to say the least. DMAE has a new administration and guidance department, a new schedule with no ninth period, two instead of four lunch periods, ...

“Project Speak Out” Airs on ABC

Project members in discussion

Irene Jacob and Dekyi Tenzin Tsotsong

April 10, 2018

In our day to day lives, the issue of sexual violence is prevalent. However, efforts to spread awareness about how to prevent sexual violence have only recently grown. At DMAE, the Zone has led a movement to do so and its success was noticed by a major news network last fall. Over a period of three years...

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