Message From Our Principal, And A Special Message From Santa!On behalf of all members of the Raider Family, I want to wish all Raiders a joyful holiday season filled with love and happiness, and here's to an exciting 2014 that will give all of us exciting opportunities to be the best that we can be! Raider Strong!!
Friday, December 20, 2013
Thursday, December 19, 2013
What Do You Want For Christmas?Just hear those sleigh bells jingle-ing ring ting tingle-ing too ♫♪ We went into the halls to see what our Raider elves want most from Santa. Here's what they had to say:
|Advanced Placement Literature student Vincent Cruz wants|
"the slaying of Moby Dick."
|"I want a good job," says Adeola|
|Dr. Rosen Fox wants "all my students to be successful."|
|"I want to enjoy the holidays with me friends and family," |
says senior Ashley Abreu
|Senior Fatima wants "a college acceptance letter from Stony Brook.|
|Ms. Coakley says, "I want to win the lottery to pay off my son's college loans."|
|"I want endless beef patties!" says senior Christine Shouldis|
|Mr. Luongo (with elf Peter Enia) wants "continued good health."|
|"I want my students to come to school on time and attend all of their classes," says Ms. Lucignano|
|Senior Kayla Staiano (left) says, "I want my mom to be cancer free."|
Monday, December 9, 2013
Port Shows Holiday Spirit At "The Holiday Fair"
This weekend, Port hosted its first Holiday Fair for the Staten Island community. Organized by COSA Mr. Medugno and the Student Government, the ordinary school cafeteria was transformed into a wondrous toy workshop. This fair was a fundraiser for the school and along with the great music from Port's music students and amazing vendors, Port's Culinary Department made and sold delicious food that was eaten up by shoppers. The Helping Hands Club, led by Ms. DiAngelo, had arts and crafts for the children, and also a meet-and-greet with Santa. The prospects were a success and everyone enjoyed themselves. There is no doubt that next year will be even bigger.
|Port music students play holiday music|
|The amazing transformation of Port's caf|
|Ms. Woodman and the Keegan brothers rocking out on their instruments|
|Arts and Crafts with the Helping Hands Club|
|Take a picture with Santa|
|Santa's little helpers working hard at Holiday Fair|
|COSA Medugno and Ms. DelRe|
Sunday, December 8, 2013
Ugly Sweater DayPort ended Spirit Week with Ugly Sweater Day. Raiders found the ugliest sweaters in their closet, and showed it off at school, in hopes of winning the competition. To see more pictures, go on the school's Instagram @prstudentsactivities, and if you liked this Spirit Week, there will be another soon, so watch for announcements by COSA Mr. Medugno. Tell us: who do you think had the ugliest sweater?
Thursday, December 5, 2013
Dress Like A TeacherWhile walking the halls of Port today, you might have thought you were seeing double, but it's actually our Raiders dressing up like their teachers for the fourth day of Spirit Week. Many teachers have gotten a kick out of seeing their "mini-me's" all around the building, and students have also enjoyed seeing their peers' creativity in finding the perfect outfits for the day.
|Which one is the real Luongo?|
|Mr. Medugno having an identity crisis|
|Will the real Ben Franklin please stand up?|
|Quien es la verdadera Sr. Romero?|
|Since when does Mr. Trant have a twin?|
|"Women In Black"|
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Culture Day at Port!
At Port Richmond High School, Raiders participate in Spirit Week, a new addition to our school's activities. Today was "Culture Day," and many students represented their nationality by dressing in their country's clothing. This year they went above and beyond in creating their costume and posted their picture on their personal Instagram with "#prspiritweek." After this great turnout, we hope that tomorrow's "Dress Like A Teacher Day" will be an even bigger success, giving more people the special prize.
|Quadry and Abby represent Nigeria|
|Sarah and Tessy with Romania and India|
|Deanna shows Irish pride and Jenny represents India|
|Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico with Arielle and Paige|
|Anthony gets creative in representing Puerto Rico and Colombia|
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Happy ThanksgivingThis year we have a lot to be thankful for. As we approach Thanksgiving, appreciate every one you spend it with. Tell them you love them and give them a hug, because while we are still here, we must take advantage of every moment. And let's not forget about the delicious turkey and apple pie we will be having as well. Don't eat too much my fellow Raiders. From the entire "Crow's Nest" Happy Thanksgiving!
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Port Richmond High School Gives Back With Food DriveFor the first time in a very long time, we have finally stepped up our game in collecting canned and non-perishable foods to give to those in need. Our student government, Ms. DiAngelo, along with the Helping Hands Club, and Mr. Medugno organized the donations for people to pick up today in our teachers cafeteria. 2011 alumnus and community activist/philanthropist Ashley Troia teamed up with these Raiders to collect the food for today's distribution to be given out in time for Thanksgiving. It is an amazing honor that she asked Port to be part of this amazing project with her wonderful organization. A NY1 reporter also came to our school and interviewed Principal Gannon, Ashley, and the Student Council. The food drive was a great experience for all; Raiders became involved and we were able to give back to many people in our community. It's always important to appreciate what you have, and realize that there are many who do not have much, so start helping others!
|Student Council organize donations|
|Student Council and Helping Hands Club|
|NY1 Reporter interviewing COSA Medugno and Ms. DiAngelo|
|Proud Principal Gannon talking about the amazing students in PRHS|
|Alumnus Ashley Troia speaking out about her cause|
Watch Out For The Upcoming SING Review
Everyone is talking about the amazing performance the Junmen and the Senmores put on for the Raider community. Be the first to read all the details on who sang it best, who performed it best, and overall, which group took the trophy last Saturday night. You also won't want to miss all the drama that entailed during and after the winner was called. Keep an eye out for The Crow's Nest's Editor-in-Chief Sinarely Minchala's juicy article that will surely cause the biggest debate of the year, and afterwards, tell us who you think deserved the trophy: the Junmen or the Senmores?