The Overlook Journal

Senior Returns From Italy…With Friends

Senior Returns From Italy…With Friends

By: Solana Gagliano, Staff Reporter

November 11, 2016


Filed under School Life

Nikki D’Annunzio, a Thornton-Donovan School senior, recently returned from Italy with a group of Italian exchange students. I interviewed her to find out her impressions about the country. Q: Where did you stay in Italy? D’Annunzio: Arezzo, Tuscany. It's in central Italy. Q: How long did y...

Back from Belize: Student’s Share Their Experience

Back from Belize: Student’s Share Their Experience

By: Antonea Rufa, Staff Reporter

November 10, 2016


Filed under News, School Life

In the midst of this past October, a few of Thornton-Donovan's high school students were given the opportunity to travel in a group of eight to Belize, a country known for its many beautiful destinations. The students arrived on October 16, where they were given a warm welcome by their host familie...

Another Win for the Lions!

Another Win for the Lions!

By: Kristen Narain, Staff Reporter

November 10, 2016


Filed under Completed, School Life, Sports

On Tuesday, November 1, TD’s volleyball team played a rematch against the New York School of the Deaf (NYSD). Many parents, teachers, and even our school headmaster, Mr. Flemming, came to the home game to support both teams. After a long and tiring match, the Lions won three out of the four sets play...

T-D Shows it’s Talent at October’s Arts House

By: Olivia Cahill, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2016


Filed under Completed, News, School Life

The Arts House Café is an evening where Thornton-Donovan School students get up on stage and showcase their talents to parents and fellow students. Organized by Mr. Goodman, T-D’s music teacher, this year’s first Art’s House took place in the New Rochelle Public Library on Friday, October 28. ...

T-D’s 1st School Spirit Pep Rally!

T-D’s 1st School Spirit Pep Rally!

By: Amber Corbett, Staff Reporter

October 26, 2016


Filed under News, School Life

Thornton-Donovan’s cheerleading squad led the school’s first ever pep rally on Friday, October 14. Grades nine through twelve gathered on the basketball court to bond and socialize. Mr. Schlitten spoke about the start of the athletics program at T-D. Currently, the sports consist of male and female...

Getting Ready for the 2016 Ethics Bowl

Getting Ready for the 2016 Ethics Bowl

By: Ali Chauldrey, Staff Reporter

October 24, 2016


Filed under Completed, School Life

  This year, Thornton Donovan will be participating and debating at the Manhattanville College School Ethics Bowl. Every fall, the NHSEB (National High school Ethics Bowl) gives a set of cases that cover from broad range of issues to more complex ones. Ethics teams meet with their coaches...

Belize, Here We Come

Belize, Here We Come

By: Cecile Mcintosh, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2016


Filed under News, School Life

From October 16th to the 23rd, eight of Thornton-Donovan’s high school ambassadors will be traveling to Belize; a Central American and Caribbean country. I took some time out to interview Grace Kretzmer, Xavier Rogers, and Naya Brown-Yohay to ask them what they’re excited for and what some of the...

Teacher Spotlight: Mr. Giacobello

By: Solana Gagliano, Staff Reporter

October 7, 2016


Filed under News, School Life

This September, the Overlook Journal got to interview one of Thornton-Donovan's new teachers, Mr. Giacobello, who is teaching the Digital Photography and Graffiti Art classes.  How many years have you been teaching? "This is my third year teaching at TD."   Why did you come back to Th...

TD Celebrates UN Peace Day!

TD Celebrates UN Peace Day!

By: Taylor Marsico, Staff Reporter

September 23, 2016


Filed under News, School Life

Thornton Donovan students are so fortunate due to the fact that our school recognizes International Peace Day. It reminds us of how lucky we are to be so privileged in a safe part of the world. At the beginning of our Ceremony, Headmaster Mr. Fleming reminded us to be open about the thematic courses an...

Peace Day: In The Know

Peace Day: In The Know

By: Brianna Henry, Staff Reporter

September 20, 2016


Filed under News, School Life

If you’ve been a student at Thornton-Donovan School for a year or longer, you’ve most likely heard of the United Nations Peace Day Celebration. And if you remember that day last year specifically, you are probably thinking about the peaceful meditation and that fantastic drum circle. I know...

Listen to Your Heart in Digital Music

Listen to Your Heart in Digital Music

By: Brianna Henry

August 27, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, School Life

During the 2015-2016 school year, I enrolled in the second period digital music class. In this class we worked on computers to create pieces using Logic Pro X software and the thousands of sounds it had to offer. While I learned the basics of Logic and experimented with different sounds, more importantly...

Chapin Calls The Overlook Journal to Action

Chapin Calls The Overlook Journal to Action

By: Andrew Chapin, Staff Advisor

August 10, 2016


Filed under School Life, Showcase

  It has always been my opinion that school newspapers offer students opportunities seldom realized in the classroom; that is, writers can develop stories in accordance with their interests, not their teachers. Moreover, in this creative process, those involved with their school newspaper...

The student news site of Thornton-Donovan School
School Life