The Overlook Journal

Emmys 2017: Top 4 Best Dresses

Emmys 2017: Top 4 Best Dresses

By: Amber Corbett, Staff Reporter

September 29, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Entertainment, Opinion

Just like any other award show, The Emmys brought together television actors and actresses in their best attire trying to shine on the red carpet and make the best dressed lists. With September being the month of fashion week events throughout the globe, silver screen stars have to work extra hard t...

Apple’s New iPhone X: Is it any good?

Apple’s New iPhone X: Is it any good?

By: Isabella Graziano, Staff Editor

September 28, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the first iPhone, Apple is releasing two new iPhones, the iPhone 8 and the iPhone X. By now, everyone has heard about the iPhone X, equipped with a bunch of new features and the best specs. Everyone is awaiting the release of this new, futuristic iPhone that i...

T-D Celebrates Peace Day 2017

T-D Celebrates Peace Day 2017

By: Mila Mabhongo, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2017


Filed under School Life

Thornton-Donovan School celebrated and honored International (UN) Peace Day on September 20, 2017 on the T-D campus. The day started off with Headmaster Flemming sending six T-D Seniors ‘18 to different houses on Overlook Circle to deliver flowers on behalf of the school. The students were Rayaan B...

Teacher Spotlight: Ms. Jane Blackstone

By: Jacqueline Burroughs, Staff Reporter

September 22, 2017


Filed under School Life

For this 2017-18 school year T-D was fortunate enough to gain some new staff members, one being our new vocal/music teacher Ms. Jane Blackstone. I had the pleasure of sitting down with Ms. Blackstone to learn more about her.  Where are you from, and where did you grow up? “As far as nationali...

Earthquake Hits Central Mexico

By: Molly Cummings, Staff Reporter

September 21, 2017


Filed under News

On Tuesday, September 19th, Mexico was struck by a tragic earthquake. The earthquake hit around 1:00 p.m. local time just south of Mexico City, according to CBS News. The magnitude of this earthquake was roughly around 7.1. Around 225 people were killed, including 21 children who were attending ...

Hurricanes Hit Caribbean and American Coasts

Hurricanes Hit Caribbean and American Coasts

By: Taylor Marsico, Staff Reporter

September 21, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

This past month we’ve heard a lot about the multiple hurricanes affecting the southern part of the United States and the Caribbean. Fortunately, New York has not been affected, but what has this weather disaster done to the those hit? Hurricane Irma, active from August 30 until September 14, 2017 has...

Overlook Journal Welcome Letter (2017-2018)

Overlook Journal Welcome Letter (2017-2018)

By: Andrew Chapin, Staff Moderator

September 18, 2017


Filed under Showcase

Dear students: Welcome to the 2017-2018 school year, returning and new Overlook Journal members! I want to start out by commending last year’s staff on their most prolific year to date. Not only did the amount of pieces produced increase, but the quality of work did as well. There was much to be...

T-D Visits Lumen Martin Winter Exhibit

T-D Visits Lumen Martin Winter Exhibit

By: Olivia Cahill, Staff Reporter

September 18, 2017


Filed under School Life

On Thursday, September 14, Thornton-Donovan School took a trip to the Long Island Museum of American Art to see an exhibit on Lumen Martin Winter. Winter is a famous artist who also has an important connection to T-D’s campus. He moved to New Rochelle during the 1960’s and bought a house that d...

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