The Hatters' Herald

9 athletes sign to play college sports

The 9 athlete signees stand together for a picture.

Katie Walsh, Editor in Chief

May 9, 2018

Coaches, Parents, Administration and Media were gathered around to watch 9 incredible athletes sign to play their respective sport in college. The small ceremony was led off by Athletic Director, Chip Salvestrini and Associate Principal, Meghan Martins. These are the athletes and their respective schools: Jordan...

Seniors to be welcomed by fire breathers at prom

Seniors to enjoy their final High School prom on May 25th.

Ava Olivera, Staff Writer

May 7, 2018

If you are planning on attending this year’s Senior Prom, be ready to be transported into a scene of ethereal beauty and excitement. And if you are not planning on attending the prom, you may want to reconsider. From a photo booth to fire breathers to a buffet dedicated to different types of fries, Se...

Juniors to enter a New York City night at prom

The ticket that promises your entrance into a New York night.

Elizabeth Hadden, Staff Writer

May 7, 2018

On Friday, May 11, the Class of 2019 will spend “A Night in New York” at the Crowne Plaza for their junior prom. After compiling a list of different themes at the beginning of the school year, the juniors were given the chance to vote on their favorites, “We sent out polls about what theme the ...

Review: Avengers Infinity War Leaves Fans Shocked

The official poster for Avengers Infinity War

Camiele DeBonis, Staff Writer

May 7, 2018

Avengers Infinity War was released last week with high expectations that resulted in $630 million in the box office. Fans around the world were excited to see the action pact movie. This is the the third Avengers film and has over 18 superheros, more than the two previous films. The film starts...

Editorial: Bathroom vandalism must stop

A toilet in the D1 girls' bathroom remains out of action until the city repairs it. The delay in repairs to student bathrooms is due to an understaffed city maintenance department and insufficient budget.

May 3, 2018

The bathrooms of DHS have adopted a fairly negative reputation in the past years. With garbage bags covering clogged toilets, soap dispensers consistently empty, and many other inconveniences, a bathroom trip is often stigmatized as an unsanitary and displeasing experience. Students often place blam...

Bathroom conditions continue to deteriorate

Senior Madison Albano attempts to enter a girls' bathroom in A-building, but it is one of several throughout the building -- boys and girls -- that are locked to prevent vandalism.

Gillian Brown, Staff Writer

May 3, 2018

Students have become all too familiar with the inconvenience of broken toilets or urinals, the stench of unflushed toilets, and the sight of scratched up mirrors and a littered floor. “They’re old, broken, and disgusting,” senior Nicholas Kroeger said of the school restrooms. “There’s alw...

Blumenthal stresses the importance of voting, says youth is our future

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal tells DHS seniors Wednesday that registering to vote and voting are important steps in making a difference.

Katie Walsh, Editor-in- Chief

May 2, 2018

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal reached into his suit jacket and pulled out a piece of paper that he said was key for students looking for ways to make a difference. “You know what this is?” he asked his audience of about 30 students chosen by social studies teachers Michelle Passarelli and Christine Ri...

Learning without borders

English teachers Arielle Fischer, left, and Danielle Costello, right, stand with their DHS charges in front of Buckingham Palace during the group's Spring Break trip to England.

Sabine Dempster, Staff Writer

May 2, 2018

For seven days, we would all get the privilege tour another country. We left NYC the night of  Saturday, April 14, and landed in London early Sunday morning. Although most of us were running on less than four hours of sleep, we were already laughing and talking through the entire customs line. Onc...

Annual International Night, ESL Awards, set for May 4

Yosuan Taveras and Yailin Peralta practice their dance moves before Friday's International Night.

Jenna Coladarci, Correspondent

April 30, 2018

International Night is an event hosted by the Latino Club and it will take place this Friday, May 4, in the cafeteria from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. right after the ESL Awards presentation. This is the third year that the Latino Club has hosted the event. International Night consists of delicious food, a fashion show, ...

Sullivan leads three sports teams

Catrina Sullivan, captain of the girls' basketball, volleyball, and tennis teams, prepares for practice.

Hisham Rushaidat, Sports Editor

April 30, 2018

Catrina Sullivan is a versatile athlete with strong leadership abilities making her a hit on and off the multiple courts that she plays and excels on. Sullivan, senior, was a captain of three team sports this year: girls’ volleyball, basketball and tennis. Sullivan has showcased her athletic talent a...

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