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The Eagle's Eye

The Eagle's Eye

The EHS Jazz Ensemble, conducted by Mr. Marc Denicuolo.

An Evening of Jazz: Commencing the 2023 Season

AGASTYA CHINCHANKAR ‘26, Staff Writer May 17, 2023

On Friday, February 3, EHS hosted its annual jazz festival to kick off the New Jersey Association for Jazz Education (NJAJE) season. The festival opened with the Jazz Band directed by Mr. Joseph Ciappina, performing “Sweet Georgia...

The Model UN team poses for a post-conference photo with their delegation award. Top row (from left): Ms. Maithreyi Ravula, Aditya Rao 26, Sushanth Balaraman ’24, Soumita Banerjee 25, Pragya Singh 23, Vinay Menon ‘23, Avinash Aravind ’23, Krish Shah ’24, Mr. Patrick Travis; Bottom row (from left): Ishaan Shetty ’24, Ishani Bakshi 26, Suhani Chokshi 24, Madhav Mandala ’24.

EHS Wins International Gold at NHSMUN

Edison High School’s Model United Nations (MUN) team has won an Award of Distinction at the National High School Model United Nations (NHSMUN), one of the most prestigious conferences in the world. The Award of Distinction...

Students from multiple English classes of all grades and level participated in the Blind Date with a Book Event, held in the Media Center.

Students Take Books on a Blind Date

ISHAAN KUNWAR ‘26, Staff Writer May 14, 2023

Relaxing music plays as you enter the library. A wide variety of genres of books lie numbered and organized on oak tables, donned with brown paper. It’s the Friday before spring break, prime time for you to pick out a book to...

Metallica fans can listen to 72 Seasons on Youtube or Spotify.

Metallica’s Still Got it!

DEREK DUDEK ‘25, Staff Writer May 3, 2023

Whether you’re a metal-head who enjoys throwing chairs and punishing your neck muscles with relentless head-banging, or you’re…you know, not that, I’m sure you’ve heard of Metallica. Metallica, arguably the most influential...

Sebastian Pridady 23 (left) poses for photos at the teams press day in March and Kayla Vicidomini 23 (right) ready to pitch.

Pridady Nets, Vicidomini Bats

Sebastian Pridady ‘23 Our first athlete of the week, Sebastian Pridady ‘23, can be found at the Matthew J. Drwal Stadium with the rest of the boys lacrosse team. Pridady is on a roll this season as his current standing for...

The Menlo Park Mall food court, where the reported conflict happened.

Altercation at Menlo Park Sparks Debate over Security Measures

ARCHANA MARYADA '25, Staff Writer May 1, 2023

The conflict on February 18th in Menlo Park Mall raises concerns about public security in Edison. Are kids safe in public spaces? Should parents make curfews? How can the county improve safety? According to, the first...

Many people at EHS decide between their given names and Americanized names.

What’s in a Name? Should you Change Your Name?

DOHA AFIFI '24, Staff Writer May 1, 2023

Shakespeare’s Juliet claims, “What is in a name? That which we call a rose, by any other name would smell as sweet.” Her assertion is that a name does not change a person; however, names hold meanings that are not inconsequential....

Captain Brendan Abbatemarco 25 comforts goalie Michael Dickey 26 after Red Bank Regional scores a goal.

Edison Hockey Team Remains Resilient

This winter, the combined Edison hockey team (consisting of players from J.P. Stevens, Metuchen High, and Edison High) finished 0–17 at the bottom of the GMC. “The season did not go well this year. We graduated twelve...

Top row, left to right: Suzette Stephen, Willow Edema, Sara Nasrullah
Bottom row, right to left: Alena Ortiz-Albino, Adedoyin Ayeni, and Layna Ortiz-Albino

EHS Theater Department: Inspired by the Old While Starting Something New

SAMARRA SARAVANAN '24, Staff Writer April 28, 2023

Edison High School’s theater department portrayed an outstanding depiction of the High School Musical movie. The audience was impressed by their vocals and coordination, all while watching the show explore ideas like conformity...

Cynthia Cheng 13 (above) has become a successful independent illustrator and author. Their career began at EHS, and recently they have published their first book.

From Football Player to Graphic Novelist: EHS Alum Does It All

MEHER MEHTA ‘25 and PRABHA KRISHNA ‘25 April 25, 2023

Edison High School’s very own alum, Cynthia Yuan Cheng ‘13, has recently published their Babysitters Club (BSC) graphic novel debut, "Mary Anne’s Bad Luck Mystery." As the thirteenth installment of the Babysitters Club Graphic...

The change from AB to semester based electives and languages.

Shifting Schedules

In August of 2022, middle school students were astonished to see their schedule change after many years of having the traditional “A/B Day” schedule. Previously, middle schools had an A/B Day schedule, in which students’...

The Winter Cheerleaders at the moment they are announced the New Jersey States Champions on February 25th of 2023.

Lady Eagles Cheer Team Soars to States and Beyond

ROBYN NEMETH ‘23, Sports Editor April 24, 2023

From GMCs to their sixth state title, the Lady Eagles cheer team, under the coaching of Ms. Nicole Gregoire, Ms. Sara Yocum, and Ms. Celine Yurnet, has concluded their winter season. Their efforts this past season have upheld...

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