The Overlook Journal

Presidential Debate : Round 1

Presidential Debate : Round 1

By: Taylor Marsico, Staff Reporter

September 30, 2016


Filed under Completed, News

It isn’t hard to say that the 2016 candidates are the worst ones yet. Donald Trump as the Republican nominee and Hillary Clinton as the Democratic nominee. The 1st Presidential Debate was held at Hofstra University in Long Island, New York. People were not surprised by how childish the two candidates wer...

Teacher Spotlight: Mrs. Richy

By: Cecile Mcintosh, Staff Reporter

September 30, 2016


Filed under Completed, News

A new wave of teachers flood the Little Red School House this year. Earlier this month, the Overlook Journal got a chance to ask our new kindergarten teacher, Mrs. Richy, about her experience in education and her time at T-D. Here are some of her responses.   Where are you from? "I’m from Eastchester...

Fashion: Summer Breeze to Autumn Winds

Fashion: Summer Breeze to Autumn Winds

By: Amber Corbett and Oumou Sarr

September 28, 2016


Filed under Blogs, Opinion, Showcase

Transitioning from fall to summer is always a hard task when it comes to your wardrobe. Some days are warmer than others; however, you don’t want to leave someone asking “What season is it?” as they pass by you. In order to prevent that mishap, there are a few staple items everyone can have in thei...

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...

The Day America Will Never Forget: 9/11

The Day America Will Never Forget: 9/11

By: Antonea Rufa and Mabel Takona

September 16, 2016


Filed under Completed, News, Showcase

Originally posted September 16, 2016 Fifteen years ago, September 11 became more than just a regular Tuesday in the United States. For many, this date forever marks an unforgettable memory of terror, a multitude of losses, and the ongoing emotional distress caused by this terrorist attack. For some,...

Generational Landmarks: September 11, 2001

Generational Landmarks: September 11, 2001

By: Andrew Chapin, Staff Advisor

September 14, 2016


Filed under First Person POV, News, Showcase

Originally posted September 12, 2014 on http://www.afchapin.com To see a timeline of the events of September 11, 2001, click here.’Forbes’ reminds us that ‘If You Don’t Take Time to Remember, You Forget‘. After our September 11th assembly, I tried to write this all day for myself, for...

The Overlook Journal’s Purpose

The Overlook Journal’s Purpose

By: Quincy Campbell, Managing Editor

September 8, 2016


Filed under Completed

                I can imagine that you know what the Overlook Journal is, but I’m not too sure you know why it exists. The real purpose of the paper is to introduce you guys to the true power of journalism, something I think doesn’t get much attention. You see, good journalism should help others ...

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