The Overlook Journal

Letter from the Moderator

Letter from the Moderator

By: Andrew Chapin, Moderator June 26, 2017

In the waning days of last year’s summer vacation, I wrote a letter detailing my expectations for The Overlook Journal. In it, I bemoaned the previous year’s failures and reaffirmed my belief in the...

Getting to know T-D's Rocket Society

Getting to know T-D’s Rocket Society

By: Rayaan Ba, Staff Reporter June 7, 2017

T-D’s Rocket Society has been operating for three years, trying to send a rocket to space. On Saturday, May 26th, the team accomplished their first step in their journey, launching a rocket in a statewide...

The Truth About Blood Diamonds

The Truth About Blood Diamonds

By: Ali Chauldry, Staff Reporter June 7, 2017

In America, the diamond is a symbol of love and commitment, destined to last forever. However, what if the gem lovers hold so dear was actually a symbol of destruction rather than adoration- fuel for civil...

Teachers Speak on Climate Change - A Concern For Generations

Teachers Speak on Climate Change – A Concern For Generations

By: Antonea Rufa, Staff Reporter June 7, 2017

It is not news that the earth's climate has been increasing over the years. According to the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, there has been an increase of 1.53 degrees since the late nineteenth...

T-D's End of the Year Art's House:

T-D’s End of the Year Art’s House: “Galapagos Adios!”

By: Lena Blumberg, Staff Reporter June 5, 2017

On June 2, Thornton Donovan had their final Arts House of the school year. It was a long night filled with many talented performers. The evening started off with the Nature of Music class, featuring an...

Manchester Attack Explained

By: Taylor Marsico, Staff Reporter June 5, 2017

The following article contains graphic details of a terrorist attack and the events that unfolded beforehand. The Overlook Journal has decided not to expose the first name of the attacker, believing that...

T-D's Upcoming Fringe Festival!

T-D’s Upcoming Fringe Festival!

By: Solana Gagliano, Staff Reporter June 3, 2017

Most school open houses are presented by administrators and teachers, but on Sunday, June 11th, the students of Thornton-Donovan will have center stage. The first annual Fringe Festival is an event that,...

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