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The Pursuit

Spring 24 Writing Contest Winners!

Spring ’24 Writing Contest Winners!

May 7, 2024

  With 20 participants from all grade levels, it was our freshman writers who swept the competition in this year's Spring Writing Contest. Anchored in a three-element prompt, writers could compose...

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Josue Fonseca Juarez, Writer/Producer April 29, 2024

With Earth Day having been celebrated earlier this month, many people have, once again, been reminded of things like air pollution and its association with fossil fuels and microplastics. However, the...

It does not have to be an original story or a journal entry, but writing can help unravel your mind and find perspective.

Express Yourself…In Written Form

April 10, 2024

For many, writing is a form of creative expression, and today, with social media and other internet platforms at our fingertips, many of us are able to enjoy and share this expression with so many audiences....

A Wonder of the Universe

Brian Cruz, Writer/Producer March 25, 2024

On April 8, 2024, the United States will experience a total solar eclipse. This eclipse will be the last total solar eclipse visible from the United States until 2044. A total solar eclipse occurs...

British fashion designer Vivienne Westwood poses with one of her creations on May 5 1999, on display at Christies in Vienna with more than 20 dresses inspired by 18th century France.

A Punk Fashion Icon

Lilly Strickland, Writer/Producer March 22, 2024

It’s Fashion Month at ACIT, with our annual fashion show coming up on March 22nd at 6pm. The theme of the show is Fashion Outside the Frame. Fashion designer Vivienne Westwood was definitely an artist...

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...

Panda have -- count them -- six digits to help grasp bamboo.

Conserving Pandas

David Guerrero, Writer March 14, 2024

It all starts with the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), because in 1961 they made their official logo a Panda. This started Panda Day, which is March 16th every year. Pandas were loved by everyone back...

A photo of a mother working while occupying her child.

Working Mothers Day

Nasir Harvey, Writer/Producer March 13, 2024

National Working Mothers Day (NWMD) is a holiday that happens on March 12 each year. The term “working mothers” didn’t really occur until the 1940’s when World War II occurred. A lot of fathers...

provided by Getty Images, its a close-up of oreos

The Truth About Oreos

Nasir Harvey, Writer/Producer March 6, 2024

Everyone knows and loves oreo and it may actually be someone's favorite snack. It’s easily recognized by its traditional design of two chocolate cookies filled with a creme filling. Not only is its design...

America Ferrera in Los Angeles, California in December 2023.

From Hamlet to Barbie

Gabriela Viruet, Writer/Producer/Designer March 1, 2024

America Georgina Ferrera, born April 18, 1984, is a Honduran-American actress, producer, and book writer known for her iconic monologue in 2023’s hit summer blockbuster movie, Barbie. Ferrera, the youngest...

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...

Jaden Jones

A Sense of Community

Brandon Alcantara, Writer/Producer February 21, 2024

Growing up from Galloway, NJ, Jaden Jones always had a passion for school. During elementary and middle school he focused on getting good grades. But, Jones always prioritized making friends more. He didn’t...

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