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Focus on Addiction

Vera Kiriljuk, Section Editing Staff

April 10, 2018

Former drug addicts Chris and Dominic shared their struggles with opioid addiction at DMAE late last year, enthralling listeners with their stories of use and recovery. In February, a detective from the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office on Substance Use/Narcotics brought attention to the opioid ...

Spring Musical Set Opens Thursday

Cast caught mid-action

Lysa Legros, Arts Section Assistant Editor

March 8, 2018

By January 12, 2018, practice for the spring musical Rent was well underway. The first act was practically a wrap. But then something of a disaster happened, ironically, much like the problems of the characters in Rent: the show was stopped cold, the power blown by the problem of licensing. T...

Model UN Team Wins Top Awards at NYU

DMAE awarded the Best Small Delegation at NYU

Asim Quereshi, Assistant Editor

March 8, 2018

The DMAE Model UN team served up more success at the New York University conference where students debated world topics with other highly competitive teams from around the country. Club co-advisor and history teacher John Cirilli expressed his gratitude to the students. “I think many studen...

“Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” to Stop Englewood’s Popular Idol Contest

idol 12 finalists

Kristin Kweon and Leticia Wood

March 8, 2018

The Dr. John Grieco Scholarship Fund held the 15th annual Englewood Idol competition on January 18, 2018, at the Bergen Performing Arts Center. The Idol event has been a tradition close to the hearts of Englewood students and their families since its beginning, and despite many unforeseen obstacles to it...

11 Seconds of Fame

DMAE Marching Band at Madison Square Garden.

Courtnie Beckford, Section Reporter

February 15, 2018

On December 16, 2017, DMAE’s Marching Band, The Pulse of Englewood, performed for the largest crowd ever: basketball fans who attended the Louisville vs. Memphis basketball game at Madison Square Garden. This performance was live on  ESPN. It was an awe-inspiring moment for band members to play for su...

ZONE Dog Therapy

ZONE Dog Therapy

Evan Lopez, Section Reporter

February 15, 2018

What would you do if you walked into a classroom and were greeted by a pair of dogs? This was the surprise students discovered on November 16, 2017, when the ZONE hosted its annual dog therapy event, helping students blow off steam. “I was very happy because I️ was able to spend time with tho...

[email protected] Celebrates 15 Years

Godsy Philip, Section Reporter

February 15, 2018

On November 25th, 2018, hundreds of graduates and many current and former faculty members from the Dwight Morrow High School/[email protected] gathered in the Martin Luther King Jr. Hall to celebrate the school’s 15th anniversary and the accomplishments of the graduates. Teachers reunited with their fo...

Finalists Set for Englewood Idol

Finalists Set for Englewood Idol

Lysa Legros, Assistant Section Editor

December 19, 2017

  Nervous students, talented volunteers and tired teachers met up in the Dizzy Gillespie auditorium at Dwight Morrow High School on October 10, 2017, for auditions for the 15th annual Englewood Idol competition. Englewood Idol is the campus event that proves how DMAE stands for unity, because ...

Model UN Team Scores 2 Medals at UConn

DMAE Model UN at the UConn conference.

Janae Wilson, Section Reporter

December 19, 2017

More than 20 DMAE students discussed the problems of the world at the first Model United Nations convention of the school year held at the University of Connecticut. For three days, Nov. 3-5,  2017, DMAE Model UN members negotiated and debated with students from high schools across the east. “...

Pep Rally Pumps Up School Pride

Seniors enjoying their last pep rally

Sid Somashekar, Section Editor

November 17, 2017

School spirit and pride were everywhere on October 13, 2017, during eighth period as the DMAE Pep Rally took place on the back field of the school next to the gym. Students cheered loudly for Raider teams and a large group of students danced and swayed to the drumline performance. Principal Billy Bo...

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