The Falconer's Voice

  • Local high-level gymnast works hard to defeat major set-backs

    Local high-level gymnast works hard to defeat major set-backs

    Lily Grmek, Staff Writer

    February 15, 2018

    Victoria Rodriguez spends her weekends in the gym while her school-friends spend theirs shopping, going to parties, attending football games, and just having fun. However, she learned not to care as she fell in love with gymnastics, even when it was not the most kind to her. Rodriguez, or as her...

    HEAD OVER HEELS: Level nine gymnast Victoria Rodriguez performs a floor and vault routine. Shortly after this competition, she began experiencing intense pains in her arm.

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  • Board of Education to hold referendum  for construction of new middle school

    Board of Education to hold referendum for construction of new middle school

    Vishwa Bhatt and Krishna Nair

    January 30, 2018

    An election is being held on March 13, 2018 to vote on the creation of a new middle school due to rapidly increasing student enrollment rates. The vote will determine whether the school should be built in the first place. It is possible, however, that voters will not approve of building the new school....

    BUILDING A BETTER EDUCATION: The 35 acre site that the new middle school will be built on will create ample space for both academic and athletic programs. The building will consist of a one story main building and a three-story wing for classrooms.

    Krishna Nair

  • Monroe awarded Outstanding Delegation at 47th annual MUN conference

    Monroe awarded Outstanding Delegation at 47th annual MUN conference

    Sarjani Shah, Staff Writer

    January 30, 2018

    Monroe Township High School participated in and was awarded Outstanding Delegation at the Model United Nations (MUN) conference held at the Hershey Lodge in Hershey, Pennsylvania from January 5 to January 7, 2018. Only four other schools received the Outstanding Delegation award, which is awarded...

    ANNUAL MUN CONFERENCE IN ACTION: Delegates from different delegations, including Monroe, debate in the first Committee Session on January 5, 2018 in Hershey Pennsylvania. Each delegate is assigned a country and must advocate and solve problems for his or her country.

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  • Student Council prom dress drive will make students’ dreams come true

    Student Council prom dress drive will make students’ dreams come true

    Zahra Rizvi, Staff Writer

    January 30, 2018

    The Monroe Township High School Student Council is holding a Falconette Couture Dress Showcase on Friday, February 9, 2018 from 4:30-7:30 pm in cafeteria B to help students obtain low-cost outfits for prom. The Student Council will be collecting dresses, shoes, handbags, jewelry, and shawls. All donations...

    A NIGHT TO REMEMBER: With the Falconette Couture Dress Showcase, students are able to enjoy their prom without worrying about the expenses of a prom dress by choosing a gently used dress.

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  • Are you ready to meet your perfect match?

    Are you ready to meet your perfect match?

    Abigail Micheals, Staff Writer

    January 30, 2018

    The Future Business Leaders of America will host a free, online questionnaire called Matchomatics for all students on Wednesday, January 31 during homeroom. Matchomatics provides a questionnaire relating to personal interests such as musical taste, eye color, or favorite school subject. The comput...

    RAISING “FUN”DS: Matchomatics provides several different questionnaires in various categories to appeal to all types of students. MTHS' FBLA is hosting the Matchomatics fundraisers to promote students’ socialization while raising money.

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Footlights club’s murder mystery dinner results in three deaths

Footlights club’s murder mystery dinner results in three deaths

January 30, 2018

Monroe Township High School’s drama club, Footlights, presented “Technology of a Murder” on Thursday, January 18 and Friday, January 19, 2018 in the cafeteria. The Murder Mystery Dinner is...

Spanish Honor Society organizes under the sea themed dance-a-thon

Spanish Honor Society organizes under the sea themed dance-a-thon

January 30, 2018

The Spanish Honor Society will be holding their annual dance-a-thon for charity on Friday, February 23. Unlike previous years, the dance will have a theme “Bajo el Mar” or under the sea. Co-advisor...

Academic Team competes against other high schools

Academic Team competes against other high schools

January 30, 2018

Throughout the school year, the Academic Team competes in tournaments to test their knowledge on topics like science, math, history, etc. Competing in these tournaments gives students a different and fun...

A look into Cornell University’s graduation
Starland Stars: Mayday Parade

Starland Stars: Mayday Parade

June 6, 2017

Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, N.J. rarely sees a quiet night, and Friday, May 12, 2017 was no exception. Rock band Mayday Parade put on a 19-song concert for the night's...

New ride coming to Great Adventure in June

New ride coming to Great Adventure in June

May 15, 2017

The world's first motion-based and interactive 3D dark ride "Justice League: Battle for Metropolis" is coming to Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, N.J. in June 2017. Construction...

The journey to Everest Base Camp

The journey to Everest Base Camp

May 5, 2017

It was a feeling of excitement and worry. We got on the mini plane from Kathmandu, Nepal to a small village called Lukla where we would start the trek to Mount Everest's base...

Video games should be treated as art
Redefining ‘healthy’ in America

June 6, 2017

A new study suggests that Americans are failing to make healthy food choices due to the conflicting ideas of what "healthy" really means. NPR, along with Truven Health...

Silly lawsuits trend in America

June 6, 2017

It seems that ever since Liebeck v. McDonald's Restaurants, a court case concerning Stella Liebeck suing the fast food chain after receiving severe burns from their scalding...

Testing drugs on animals is wrong and needs to stop

March 22, 2017

For years, scientists have been testing new drugs on animals to see if they are suitable for humans; however, the test results are not always accurate and cost a large amount...

Kimmel gets emotional over healthcare
  • Maintaining a healthy lifestyle without tedious diets March 23, 2017
  • Teaching younger students about nutrition can help to prevent childhood obesity and benefit their overall lives February 16, 2017
Apple’s sales rotting with new competition
  • Facebook targeting students through advertisement May 15, 2017
  • Xbox game pass will destroy the gaming industry March 22, 2017
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