The Overlook Journal

Clowning Around: Surge of Red Nosed Offenders

October 31, 2016

      Numerous clown sightings have been reported across the United States since August. Reports say that the debacle started in Greeneville, South Carolina when many people dressed as clowns attempted...

Presidential Debate: Round 2

October 27, 2016

The second Presidential Debate was held on Sunday, October 9th at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. Unlike the first, the second debate involved questions from the hand-picked audience and...

Pokémon GO for the Tech World

Pokémon GO for the Tech World
October 26, 2016

When Pokémon GO was released in the US on July 6, 2016, millions of people began to catch Pokémon on their phones. By August 12, according to Businessofapps.com, 100 million people had already downloaded...

T-D’s 1st School Spirit Pep Rally!

T-D's 1st School Spirit Pep Rally!
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...

Getting Ready for the 2016 Ethics Bowl

Getting Ready for the 2016 Ethics Bowl
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...

Noise at the Meadows Festival

October 19, 2016

  Headliner Kanye West performed at the first year The Meadows music festival  Sunday October 2nd, in the Mets Stadium parking lot in Queens, NY. Kanye West was supposed to perform from 8-10 pm,...

What is Yom Kippur?

What is Yom Kippur?
October 12, 2016

Yom Kippur is the day of forgiveness. Jews on this day pray for forgiveness and hope that their names will be written in The Book of Life. Jews believe that their lives would extend when G-d wrote their...

Paladins: A Video Game Review

Paladins: A Video Game Review
October 10, 2016

When Steam, my gaming service, offered me some free stuff in exchange for playing a game called Paladins, I knew I was getting myself into a world of pain. This game was created on August 3, 2016 and...

Belize, Here We Come

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,...

Teacher Spotlight: Mr. Giacobello

October 7, 2016

This September, the Overlook Journal got to interview one of Thornton-Donovan's new teachers, Mr. Giacobello, who is teaching the Digital Photography and Graffiti Art classes.  How many years have...

Volleyball: TD Lionesses For The Win

Volleyball: TD Lionesses For The Win
October 5, 2016

On October 29, Thornton-Donovan had it’s first volleyball game of the season against the New York School of the Deaf, and I must say, I’ve never seen a group as in sync as the girls on my team. The...

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