The Overlook Journal

T-D’s Upcoming Holiday Luncheon

T-D’s Upcoming Holiday Luncheon

By: Olivia Cahill, Staff Reporter

December 19, 2016

      Thornton Donovan’s annual Holiday Luncheon, hosted at the Larchmont Yacht Club on the 22nd of December, is a great way to kick off the holiday break . Not only do the students get to miss more than half a school day, but they also get to enjoy food and live entertainment by T-D’s very o...

Return of the Overlook Lounge

Return of the Overlook Lounge

By: Brianna Henry, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2016

Overlook Journal. If you haven’t heard that name yet, you’ve either not attended Thornton-Donovan, or you’ve been living under a rock. But, have you heard of the Overlook Lounge Podcast? Some of you may have answered “yes," and some of you may have answered “no." For those of you t...

Student’s Methods of Relaxing for Exams

Student’s Methods of Relaxing for Exams

By: Lena Blumberg, Staff Reporter

November 18, 2016

With quarterly exams coming up, I talked to some high school students to see how they relax and deal with stress. The first person I interviewed was sophomore Romi D’Annunzio. She told me that she likes to listen to music and draw to calm down. She also informed me that before she takes the tests,...

Senior Starts T-D’s First Student Council

Senior Starts T-D’s First Student Council

By: Solana Gagliano, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2016

Senior, Femi Copeland, decided to create Thornton-Donovan’s first ever student council led by herself and social studies teacher, Ms.Coffin. I met with her this week to discuss her thoughts on this new addition. “The reason why I created the student council is because I wanted to come up with ...

Girls’ Volleyball: The Battle against EF Academy

Girls’ Volleyball: The Battle against EF Academy

By: Mabel Takona, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2016

EF Academy’s volleyball players are not strangers to T-D’s Lions. In fact, T-D played and lost against the team during their last volleyball season in the fall of 2015. However, this year, after weeks of practice, hard work, and winning numerous games prior, the Lions put in their best work. It ...

Senior Returns From Italy…With Friends

Senior Returns From Italy…With Friends

By: Solana Gagliano, Staff Reporter

November 11, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

  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

By: Cecile Mcintosh, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2016

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...

The student news site of Thornton-Donovan School
School Life