Merry Movies for the Holidays!

The Holidays are a time when families get together, snow blankets the ground, and the festivities begin. It’s never too early to get into the holiday spirit and the perfect antidote to a snow storm altering your plans is a cup of hot chocolate, a cozy blanket and a merry movie! We’ve got a list…

Richardson’s “Pajama Day”

Written by Vatsala Adavikolanu Photos by Hirushi Gunawardana On Friday November 29, the J.C.R. Storm got cozy by wearing pajamas to school. This was the perfect ending to a very busy week. With many students and staff wearing their PJs and comfy clothes, we were able to see our great school spirit. Some classes even…

A Guide to Guidance: An Interview with Ms. Pearson

J. Clarke Richardson Collegiate has been the foundation of education for hundreds of students and a place for individuals to discover where their future lies. The people who provide guidance and assistance are well-known throughout the school but the following interview will shed light on the role of guidance counselor and provide an introduction to…

XO KAIA

AUTHOR’S NOTE: XO Kaia is a fictional series about a freshman girl named Kaia who attends J. Clarke Richardson Collegiate. It shows her journal entries documenting what she learned each day. A new installment of the series is added every Tuesday. This is the first and second entries in the series. Day 1: Dear Future Self,…

DEFINING SUCCESS: An Interview With Mrs. Gray

Shakespearian scandals and how particles behave when someone flails their arms. Grade twelve students must consider such things as well as their entire future. ‘Overwhelming’ is quite an understatement when it comes to the last year of high school. One of the best ways to cope is to have a conversation with Mrs. Gray, the…

The History of Halloween

Halloween is a holiday loved by all for its spooky themes and community involvement. But most importantly, it’s the candy! Most of us here at J. Clarke Richardson Collegiate are “too old” to be trick-or-treating, unless you’re one of the few lucky people who can pass off as a 10 year old. The rest of…

Top 10 Halloween Movies

Who doesn’t love Halloween? The costumes, free candy, and all things scary! But let’s not forget Halloween movies too. Have you ever struggled to find a good Halloween movie to watch? Do you need ideas as to what to watch? Well, you have come to the right place. Here is a list of movies you…

Album Review: Van Halen 1984

Album Review: Van Halen 1984 With the release of their self-titled debut album, Van Halen broke into the American rock scene in 1978 and was one of the biggest, if not the biggest, hard rock band in the late 70’s and early 80’s. Their combination of metal-like playing and pop-like melodies and hooks brought something…

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