The Overlook Journal

Five top tips for getting started on your college search

April 12, 2015

With college only a school year away for the juniors attending Thornton-Donovan, it is important to start preparing now in order to guarantee smooth sailing throughout the college application process....

Valve’s Steam platform brings gamers downloadable games with intriguing stories

April 12, 2015

For many years, Valve Corp. brought gamers lots of games to play that they could download straight to their computers. Many games from Steam, which is Valve's software platform, are popular. One of...

Punta Cana in Dominican Republic offers hot sun, sand, sea and great dining

April 6, 2015

Punta Cana is in the Dominican Republic, I basked in the hot sun there. I had a great time and have some stories to tell about my time there. The only thing I need to complain about is the airline...

Glory Days: Remembering the fallen police officers in Brooklyn

April 4, 2015

BROOKLYN — The mood changed when the bus arrived at the memorial site for Officer Wenjian Liu and Officer Rafael Ramos. The story of the deaths of the two NYPD officers is devastating. They were sitting...

T-D’s Kiwis visit Waitomo Caves, Huka Falls and Hobbiton movie set

T-D's travelers visited Bagend's front door on the Hobbiton set used in
April 4, 2015

AUCKLAND — Leaving from the cold, winter weather of New York, not only was I looking forward to the sunny summer weather in the Southern Hemisphere, but also to see the three students who visited our...

On New Zealand trip, experience teaches rather than texts and notebooks

T-D's travelers visited the tropical beach in New Zealand.
April 4, 2015

AUCKLAND — So here it is three weeks in New Zealand and out of Thornton-Donovan with no new homework assignments, projects or tests to study for. Yet what did Maureen Flynn, Stephanie Ryzyk and this...

Classy meal cooked by feast of a class

Francesca DelGais cooked a dish for the feast as Javier Vargas-Arcia looked on.
April 3, 2015

All that could be heard coming from Thornton-Donovan's Japanese arch-painted White House was laughter, the clinking of glasses and the sizzling of a pan. T-D friends and family met for a night of food,...

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