The Overlook Journal

Winter is coming, and the Lions prepare to do battle on court

Winter is coming, and the Lions prepare to do battle on court

By: John Curanaj, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports

With the approach of the winter season, Thornton Donovan is gearing up for the boys and girls basketball season. A constant contact letter has been emailed to students’ parents with the announcement of tryouts beginning November 17th and ending November 20th. Students from 7th to 12th grade will be able to participate in op...

Mr. Schlitten brings ‘Shark Tank’ to TD to teach business

Mr. Schlitten brings ‘Shark Tank’ to TD to teach business

By: Lorenzo Gazzola, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2014


Filed under News, School Life, Showcase

This year, Mr. Schlitten has introduced our school to a new course in the Thornton Donovan program called Shark Tank, where he teaches students every aspect of the business world, from the start up process, all the way to expanding one’s business to larger markets. In the first few days of the class,...

Lakoi Takona

November 7, 2014


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Hello. My name is Lakoi Takona. I am a senior at Thornton Donovan School and have been writing for the school newspaper since ninth grade. Some of my hobbies include reading, watching and playing soccer (I am currently on the TD varsity soccer team), and listening to music. I am originally from Nairobi,...

Quincy A. Campbell

November 7, 2014


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Quincy Alexander Campbell is a 15 year old reporter in 10th grade. He is currently the Overlook Journal's Head Managing Editor. Quincy previously lived in the Caribbean country of Belize for four years and attended Belize Elementary School before moving to New York to attend Thornton Donovan. His...

Jordan Campbell

November 7, 2014


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Jordan Campbell is in 9th grade and recently moved here from Belize, Central America. She is a musician, swim instructor, and former life guard. Jordan enjoys community service and volunteering. She loves listening to music and reading.

Lorenzo Gazzola

November 7, 2014


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I am in 11th grade, and I have been writing for the newspaper for about five years. I enjoy writing, playing sports, and traveling the world.

Noah Vicencio

November 7, 2014


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I'm currently a junior and have been writing for the newspaper since eighth grade.  I like The Replacements and Tom & Jerry.

Liam Gorbutt

November 7, 2014


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Liam Gorbutt hails from Somers, NY. When not hanging out at the comic store, you can find him at any trendy restaurant writing the latest Overlook Journal restaurant review. Liam graduates in 2018.

Issy Rhodes

November 7, 2014


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Hi, I'm Issy! I'm a freshman and I've been at Thornton Donovan since fifth grade. I'm a photographer for the newspaper. I've been part of the newspaper since seventh grade.

Angelo Valentine

November 5, 2014


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Grade: 12 Writing since Grade 11 I am Angelo. I love linguistics, speak German and Russian, and my life consists primarily of video games, Norse mythology, and food. I write lots.

Andrew Telesco

November 5, 2014


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My name is Andrew Telesco, age 16. I like Peyton Manning, Notre Dame, and mostly The New York Rangers. I have been writing for the newspaper since the 9th grade and have been going to this school since Kindergarten.

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