The Overlook Journal

Sofia C. Vargas-Arcia

February 15, 2015


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Hi. My name is Sofia C. Vargas-Arcia. I'm currently in fifth grade, and this is my first year in Thornton-Donovan. This was probably the best decision I've ever made—coming here. The thing I like about T-D is that everyone accepts you for who you are. I was bullied in my old school, and that's one...

Ashley Antoniou

February 15, 2015


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Hi, I am Ashley. I am in fifth grade. I enjoy playing basketball and soccer. I have a dog. Her name is Sasha. My favorite subjects are composition and social studies. I love singing. Lastly, I love my crazy loud Greek family.

Annie Macphee

February 15, 2015


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I have been at T-D for four years. My experience has been amazing. All the teachers at this school are so nice and really understand when you need help. When you are mad and feeling a little under the weather, the teachers will cheer you up in no time. I was born at the Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in...

Marygrace Iannacito

February 15, 2015


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Hi, I am Marygrace. I am in fifth grade. I play volleyball. I have two dogs named Teddy and Thunder. Teddy is a Maltase and Thunder is a German Shepherd. I play the ukulele and the piano. I love the color turquoise.

William Giegerich

February 15, 2015


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William Giegerich was born in the year 2004 in the Bronx, New York. He is in fifth grade and also has a mom, dad and sister. He loves cats, and he has three.

IXL online math program ushers in new era of digital learning

IXL online math program ushers in new era of digital learning

By: Errol Lipton, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2015


Filed under Lower School Report, Showcase

IXL, Thornton-Donavon's new online math system, is successful right now. Many people like it, and are always encouraged to log on and do some arithmetic. IXL costs some money. The funding came from the book sale and the Parent Teacher Partnership and provided enough money to have IXL accounts for...

Errol Fischbein Lipton

February 11, 2015


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Errol was born in New York City at Mount Sinai Hospital (not actually on a mountain). He is now a reporter for the Overlook Journal and very excited about doing articles. So excited that he can't get the words out of his mouth for this bio. He considers himself smart; others don't think so much about th...

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