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SWMHS DECA Districts Jan 2024

SWMHS DECA Districts Jan 2024

Rishi Shah, Editor February 5, 2024

On Thursday, January 4, 2024, Sayreville DECA competed in its Regionals Competition at Kean University among the many schools in the Central East District Conference. It was a great event for our chapter...

Japan Hit With 7.6 Magnitude Earthquake As The New Year Begins

Japan Hit With 7.6 Magnitude Earthquake As The New Year Begins

Bianca Lewandowski, Staff Writer February 5, 2024

On Monday afternoon, Japan was hit with a 7.6-magnitude earthquake. As a result, many buildings have crumbled into rubble, and officials have urged citizens to move to higher grounds. Due to the collapse...

Sayreville HOSA taking part in promoting the medical club/community with post-it activity

2023 Science Breakthrough of the Year: GLP-1

Jasmine Kohli, Staff Writer January 8, 2024

GLP-1, also known as the 2023 Science Breakthrough of the Year brings promising pathways for diabetes and beyond. Diabetes is a chronic condition that affects millions of people worldwide. Researchers...

How a New Finding May Change the World of Brain Injury Recovery

How a New Finding May Change the World of Brain Injury Recovery

Alyssa Rask, Editor January 5, 2024

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1.5 million Americans sustain a traumatic brain injury each year. As a result of these past-related injuries, an estimated 5.3 million individuals...

Investing 101 Book

Book Review: “Investing 101…” by Michele Cagan 

Rishi Shah, Editor January 5, 2024

Book Review: "Investing 101" by Michele Cagan        Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ (5/5) The book “Investing 101: From Stocks and Bonds to ETFs and IPOs, an Essential Primer on...

New Jersey to ban the sale of gas-powered vehicles by 2035

New Jersey to ban the sale of gas-powered vehicles by 2035

Alyssa Rask, Editor December 1, 2023

New Jersey has become the next state to adopt a new rule to combat climate change: Advanced Clean Cars II.  The question is will it help New Jersey fight state-wide pollution—or only hurt us?  Under...

TSA Google Classroom

Club Shoutout: SWMHS TSA

Rishi Shah, Editor November 28, 2023

The Sayreville War Memorial High School's Technology Student Association (TSA) is an exciting and newly established competitive club that provides students with a unique platform to apply their technology...

At Least 39 Dead After Hurricane Otis Hits Mexico

At Least 39 Dead After Hurricane Otis Hits Mexico

Alyssa Rask, Editor November 3, 2023

Thirty-nine individuals are dead in Mexico and several are missing after Hurricane Otis hit Mexico's shoreline early Wednesday morning. The Category 5 hurricane is on record for being the strongest...

Indias historic milestone: ISROs successful lunar mission

India’s historic milestone: ISRO’s successful lunar mission

Rishi Shah, Editor October 9, 2023

In a landmark achievement in space exploration, India has had an exceptional run by successfully landing its spacecraft on the moon on August 23, 2023. The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has...

Cybersecurity threats and best practices: safeguarding sensitive data

Cybersecurity threats and best practices: safeguarding sensitive data

Rishi Shah, Editor October 9, 2023

It is impossible to overstate the importance of cybersecurity measures in an increasingly virtual world. Advances in this generation have introduced a brand new technology of security...

Researchers find ancient remains may have been used as tools

Researchers find ancient remains may have been used as tools

Alyssa Rask, Editor October 6, 2023

Skeletal remains of ancient humans may have been used as tools by earlier generations, according to researchers in Spain.  The Switzerland-based researchers from the University of Bern examined remains...

China Reveals Their Plan to Put Astronauts on the Moon by 2030

China Reveals Their Plan to Put Astronauts on the Moon by 2030

Alyssa Rask, Staff Writer June 2, 2023

On Tuesday, China revealed a new crew for their orbiting space station—a start for their plan to put astronauts on the moon by 2030. The three-person crew, which includes the first civilian astronaut,...

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