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2020-2021 Staff

Sofia Perez
Newspaper Editor

Sofia Perez

   Sofia Perez, a 13 year old in eighth grade, is part of Ms.Skiba’s journalism class. This class documents the important things the community wants to know about, and she helps alongside her classmates. She loves her famil...

Nancy Gad
Newspaper Editor

Nancy Gad

 Nancy Gad is an 8th grader at CMS, who is a student and journalist for Mrs. Skiba’s unique class/club. She enjoys basketball, softball, tennis, and also volleyball. Her favorite book series is “A Series of Unfortunate E...

Mittal Dave
Newspaper Editor

Mittal Dave

 Mittal Dave is a twelve-year-old eighth-grade student at Colonia Middle School. She loves literature, singing, acting, dancing, playing the piano, and helping others around her. She also enjoys decorating for the holidays, wa...

Braylon Competente
Newspaper Editor

Braylon Competente

Braylon Competente is a 13 year old boy who is an 8th grade journalist at Colonia Middle School. He likes sports and in his free time, he would watch Youtube, play video games or hang out with family outside. His favorite sports ar...

Gabryelle Chouloute
Newspaper Editor

Gabryelle Chouloute

Gabryelle Chouloute is a Haitian-American 14-year-old girl at Colonia Middle School. She usually spends her free time dancing, baking, or watching Netflix. When she isn’t doing that, she’s at Starbucks getting refreshers an...

Lucas Cassino
Newspaper Editor

Lucas Cassino

Lucas Cassino is a 14 year old 8th grader at Colonia Middle School.  He enjoys playing and watching sports, such as baseball, basketball and football.  His favorite sports teams are the New York Mets, The New York Giants, the ...

Krish Trivedi
Newspaper Editor

Krish Trivedi

  Krish Trivedi is an 8th grader at CMS.  He loves to play all types of sports, such as basketball.  He also enjoys playing video games on any gaming platform.  He has 1 dog and around 25 fish living in his pond.  I...

Simran Sehgal
Newspaper Editor

Simran Sehgal

Simran Sehgal is a sweet 13 year old, and she is one of the very first journalists at Colonia Middle School. Simran loves to dance, sing, and make artwork. She loves to hang out with her friends. Simran is very fond of listenin...

Emily Schmidt
Newspaper Editor

Emily Schmidt

Emily Schmidt is a sweet 8th grader that goes to Cms. She enjoys to dance and play softball after school. She’s usually busy doing those things. In her free time she likes to have sleepovers with friends and go on TikTok. Her f...

Kena Patel
Newspaper Editor

Kena Patel

Kena Patel is an 8th grader at CMS. She is easy-going, adventurous, and caring. Kena loves dogs, singing, traveling, and watching movies. She also loves spending time with her family and friends. Her favorite foods are pizza an...

Noelle Kot
Newspaper Editor

Noelle Kot

Noelle Kot is an 8th grade student who goes to CMS and is an editor and journalist for “The Patriot Post”. She is a former dancer and loves to write nearly anything. She also loves reading books, writing poetry, and has a big o...

Nia Lomjaria
Newspaper Editor

Nia Lomjaria

Nia Lomjaria is an 8th grader at CMS, and is a part of the Patriot Post. She spends most of her time painting, playing piano, dancing, and listening to pop music. As mentioned, Nia loves painting. Her favorite artists are Michel...

Joel Gonzalez
Newspaper Staff

Joel Gonzalez

Joel likes to spend time with family and friends, and his favorite football team is the sea hawks. He has 2 siblings and he loves animals,he has numerous pets and has 2 bird feeders in his front and back yard. He loves to play...

Patricia Hyams
Newspaper Staff

Patricia Hyams

Patricia Hyams is a thirteen year old Colonia Middle School student. She loves art, music, and old movies. Her favorite painter is Vincent Van Gogh and she likes most music. She also loves animals, cold weather, and mysteries. Pa...

Natalia Orellana
Newspaper Staff

Natalia Orellana

Natalia Orellana is an 8th grade student at CMS and a journalist for the Patriot Post. She enjoys watching Netflix and drinking iced coffee. Her hobbies include listening to music, reading, and painting. Her favorite movie is...

Isabella Padilla
Newspaper Staff

Isabella Padilla

Isabella Padilla is an eighth grade student at Colonia Middle School. She is thirteen years old and enjoys listening to music, bike riding, and watching movies. Her favorite place to eat is Chick Fil A and her favorite food is ...

Christopher Almeida
Newspaper Staff

Christopher Almeida

Christopher Almeida is currently an 8th grade student in Colonia Middle School going to Colonia High School next year. I love to play football and hope to join the CHS football team. I love to watch Marvel movies, Star Wars, anime...

Dylan Miller
Newspaper Staff

Dylan Miller

Dylan Miller is a student at Colonial Middle School and member of the school newspaper club. He enjoys talking and playing sports like basketball, baseball and football. He likes hanging out with friends and family when he can....

Shivani Sinha
Newspaper Staff

Shivani Sinha

Shivani Sinha is a 14 year old 8th grader at Colonia Middle School and an aspiring writer. She is 14 years old, and her hobbies include listening to music and watching Netflix. Her favorite artists include Ariana Grande, Girl...

Erica Cortez
Newspaper Staff

Erica Cortez

Erica Cortez is a 13-year old eighth-grade student at CMS. She lived in Brooklyn, New York but later moved to New Jersey. She loves to spend time with her family and loves to explore adventures with friends. Biking, binge-wat...

Mia Rodrigues
Newspaper Staff

Mia Rodrigues

Mia Rodrigues is a thirteen year old Colonia Middle School student.  She also loves listening to music, watching tv and spending time with her family. Mia has an older brother, Marcus, a sophomore at Colonia High School.  Mia h...

Nicolette Baksay
Newspaper Staff

Nicolette Baksay

Nicolette Baksay is an 8th grader at Colonia Middle School and writes for “The Patriot Post”. She plays tennis and skis, hoping to become a professional one day. She loves to listen to rap-like songs and k-pop. Nicolette’s ...

Daniella Albuquerque
Newspaper Staff

Daniella Albuquerque

Daniella Albuquerque is a fourteen year old who attends CMS. She has lived in New Jersey her whole life and has never adventured out of the country. She hopes that one day she will be able to visit Europe. Dani loves to binge wat...

Makayla Muniz
Newspaper Staff

Makayla Muniz

Makayla Muniz is an 8th grader at CMS. She is also a competitive dancer at Woodbridge School of Dance. Some of her other hobbies include binge watching Netflix series, painting, and doing puzzles! She loves traveling, especially...

Kyle Killian
Newspaper Staff

Kyle Killian

Kyle Killian is a 13 year old in 8th grade who attends Colonia Middle School. Some of his hobbies are playing video games, playing sports, practicing the clarinet, and riding bikes with friends. Those are just a few of his man...

Melinda Misdom
Newspaper Staff

Melinda Misdom

 I am a 13 year old 8th grader at Colonia Middle School. I love to go bike riding, talk to and hang out with friends and family, sleep, listen to music, and play soccer.   I love to watch "Criminal Minds" and wants to pursue crim...

Jevyn Patel
Newspaper Staff

Jevyn Patel

Jevyn Patel is an 8th grader at Colonia Middle School. Jevyn does many things, most them are real fun.  Most nights on weekends, he is in the basement watching a movie with his family. He has watched many movies and tv shows on tho...

Kayla Borgonsoli
Newspaper Staff

Kayla Borgonsoli

Kayla Borgonsoli is a thirteen year old eighth grade student at Colonia Middle School. Kayla loves to write and draw but one thing she wishes to accomplish is acting in a school play (more likely to achieve this goal in high sc...

Camila Morales
Newspaper Staff

Camila Morales

Camila Morales is an 8th grader at CMS who loves to do any kind of art. She mainly dances “hip hop”, paints, draws, reads, and enjoys writing! Camila loves to listen to any kind of music, her favorite artists consist of Cla...

Leah Allotey
Newspaper Staff

Leah Allotey

Leah Allotey is an 8th grader at Colonia Middle School. She’s thirteen and loves pigs, candy, and Wendy’s. Outside of school, she enjoys playing softball, dancing, and making TikToks. She’s very laid back and calm. Her fa...

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