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4.8 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles New Jersey

4.8 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles New Jersey

Maya Hagan, Writer/Producer April 26, 2024

On April 5 around 10:30 am, the Tri-state area shook with a 4.8 magnitude earthquake. Its epicenter was in Lebanon, New Jersey. Many locals felt the earthquake shake their homes and neighborhoods,...

This group of volunteers ensured a smooth and memorable experience for everyone who attended Project Prom.

Dress Your Best, For Free!

Maya Hagan, Writer/Producer March 14, 2024

Last weekend, Atlantic Counties’ Project Prom opened their doors for hundreds of teens to pick out a free prom dress and accessories to go along with it. Project prom is a non-profit organization dedicated...

Alexia at the West Side Story red carpet Premiere.

From Red Hawk to the Red Carpet

Ava Lewis, Writer/Producer February 21, 2024

Former ACIT student Alexia Del Valle currently has 1.6 million followers on Tiktok and lives in Los Angeles, California. Del Valle graduated in 2016 and has since become famous on social media platforms...

Mrs.McCandless, English teacher and EMT.

Pardon My, Turkey?

Lilly Strickland, Writer/Producer February 21, 2024

Turkeys get pardoned from Thanksgiving every year, and this year kids from ACIT were pardoned as well. Every year on the half day before Thanksgiving break begins Mrs. Megan McCandless hosts a Turkey Pardoning...

Newest inductees who gave speeches about what NTHS means, and the principles of NTHS.

Honoring The Best in CTE

Ashley Fedeli, Writer/Producer/Designer May 23, 2023

ACIT’s annual induction ceremony for the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) had taken place Monday May 1st, with 41 new inductees. The purpose of Honor Society is to acknowledge technical students...

Spring is Dance Season

Spring is Dance Season

Chase Schreiber, Writer/Producer/Designer May 12, 2023

ACIT’s Performing Arts Dance Academy is excited to announce its upcoming Spring Dance Concert on May 12th. The concert will showcase the hard work and dedication of the academies talented dancers, who...

John Leguizamo and Carolina Saavedra on set

From Mays Landing to International Producer

Marie Morales, Writer/Producer/Designer March 29, 2023

In Mays Landing, New Jersey, Carolina Saavedra, an executive producer and television creator based in Los Angeles, came to speak to students in the Media Academy at ACIT about the journey to her successful...

Roses are starting to bloom for the Spring. SADD Club will be selling these during all lunches from April 3 to April 6.

Purchase Flower Grams to Kick Off Spring

Alianna Ulerio, Writer / Photographer / Producer March 29, 2023

The SADD Club is selling flower grams for $1 each from April 3rd to April 6th. The flowers would be fake flowers so that they last longer to whoever you would like to give them to and because the SADD...

One of the first dresses that were hanging up as soon as you walked into the place.

Prom Season Receives a Gift

Ashley Fedeli, Writer/Producer/Designer March 24, 2023

With prom coming up, students are searching for dresses; unfortunately, not everyone has the opportunity to spend hundreds of dollars on a dress. This is where Project Prom comes in, Project Prom was founded...

Local Businesses Descend on ACIT

March 24, 2023

The annual Career and Job fair was held on March 9th throughout the cafeteria and Main Street. The once-a-year event provides every student the chance to meet with local businesses to explore their options...

ACIT Performing Arts Musical, Seussical

A World of Imagination

Andrea Mimay-Canas, Writer/Producer/Designer March 24, 2023

The Performing Arts Musical Program at ACIT presented Seussical, a colorful and thoughtfully weaved narrative combining some of Dr.Seuss’ most beloved, well-known characters and stories. Seussical...

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5 ACIT Students & Future Health Professionals Earn Regional Medals

Andrea Mimay-Canas, Writer/Producer/Designer March 24, 2023

Students from HOSA club competed alongside 35 to 40 schools at the HOSA regional competition, held on February 4, 2023, in Cumberland County Technical Education Center. Health Occupations Students of...

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