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IB Testing: Advice and Guidance

IB Testing: Advice and Guidance

Cassie Nowik, Reporter March 15, 2024

All Taft students are IB students. Taft offers multiple IB programs that are individualized to help meet students’ interests. For example, IB Middle Years Programme is offered to students grades seven...

Taft Alumni Prom Dress Giveaway

Taft Alumni Prom Dress Giveaway

Veronica Florczak and Olivia Paolucci March 15, 2024

It can be easily said that the Taft High School Alumni Association has given back to the Taft community. Another to look out for is the Taft Alumni Prom Dress Giveaway Event. In doing this they are helping...

Loathing And Disinterest, Or The 2024 Election At Taft

Loathing And Disinterest, Or The 2024 Election At Taft

George Zemenides, Reporter March 4, 2024

By all rights, Taft should be comfortably blue. It's nested in a Democratic ward, tucked into a Democratic city that serves as a blue metropolis in a Democratic state. It has a diverse student population,...

Saying Goodbye to Mr. Grishaber

Saying Goodbye to Mr. Grishaber

Celina Cuevas and Alani Perez March 4, 2024

After 10 long years at Taft High School our one and only principal Mark Grishaber has decided to step down and say goodbye. On Feb. 13, all students and staff received a very surprising email from Mr.G...

Model U.N. Makes History

Model U.N. Makes History

Veronica Florczak and Olivia Paolucci March 1, 2024

Taft High School has made history again thanks to the Model UN Club’s successful weekend at their competition. Our very own senior Charlie Hans, senior Adriana Manzano, and freshman Jack Matheis won...

Open House

Open House

Simon Czarnota and Maximilian Lopez March 1, 2024

Taft’s Open House opened for students and parents on the morning of Feb. 9 at the Varsity Campus. Students got to see the classes that they could take next year and meet their teachers. Students and...

Course Selections For Next Year

Course Selections For Next Year

Alizay Revolorio and Cassie Nowik March 1, 2024

As the new school year is approaching, students are preparing to choose their classes for next year. Typically, classes are first come first served which is why it’s important for students to select...

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Walkout For Ceasefire

Sahara Samrah, Reporter February 20, 2024

On Jan. 30, a city wide walkout by CPS students was organized in support of the ceasefire resolution being passed on Wednesday in city council. Over 15 schools participated in this walkout, Taft being...

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FAFSA Is Open!

Alizay Revolorio, Reporter February 14, 2024

What is FAFSA? FAFSA is financial aid for future and current college students. Most students could be eligible if they meet their financial need. FAFSA was soft-launched in late December and after loads...

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Students Fight For Mirrors in Taft Bathrooms

Cassie Nowik, Reporter February 12, 2024

Taft removed mirrors from the girls and boys bathrooms due to students spending too much time in the bathrooms, being late to class, and mistreating the bathroom passes. However, with the addition of the...

Upcoming Military Ball

Upcoming Military Ball

Kailee Roman, Editor February 8, 2024

On Thursday, March 21 the NJROTC’s Military Ball will occur at Biagio’s banquet hall. For those who don’t know, the Military Ball is a celebration for passing an AMI; an inspection on the uniforms,...

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Imprisoned Turned Free

Sahara Samrah and Martyna Jeziorska January 30, 2024

Teenagers these days always complain about their parents and the manipulation they face while growing up. Typically, they voice their home problems through talking to peers and trusted adults. However,...

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