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The student news site of Bernards High School

The Crimson

Charlotte Zaun

Charlotte Zaun, Staff writer

Charlotte is a sophomore at BHS, and is an opinion section editor as well as a second-year staff writer! Charlotte enjoys writing about current events in our school and around town. She loves conducting interviews and learning more about a story and an individual. In her free time, Charlotte also enjoys gymnastics, skiing, and going to the beach!

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The Bernardsville train station where the new pizzeria will be located

New upscale pizzeria soon to be implemented in the Bernardsville train station

Charlotte Zaun, Staff writer
November 12, 2022

Contributing to the charm of downtown Bernardsville is the historic train station. Opened in 1872, this attraction has been a consistent treasure to Bernardsville. To take advantage of this treasure,...

Cobra Kai, the TV show revival of Karate Kid, on Netflix.

Cobra Kai releases it’s fifth season

Charlotte Zaun, Staff writer
September 15, 2022

Cobra Kai, the TV show revival of Karate Kid, on Netflix.

HSA parents preparing to hand out donuts to underclassmen

HSA distributes free donuts for underclassmen as end-of-year treat

Charlotte Zaun, Staff writer
June 9, 2022

As the 2021-22 school year comes to a close, students are overwhelmed with final exams, end-of-year projects, and tying up loose ends in their academics. Although summer is in reach, the end of the school...

Testing Scantrons

[Photo] Alternatives should be available for final exams

Sydney Kaul, Editor-in-Chief
April 27, 2022

Testing Scantrons

Proposed change in week of spring break for BHS 2022-2023 calendar

Decoupling spring break from Easter will be more consistent and manageable for students

Charlotte Zaun, Staff writer
April 27, 2022

As spring break sneaks up on us, students are counting down the days until a rewarding week off from school. The past three months have consisted of long school days and minimal time off from school....

Olcott Squared opens in center of Bernardsville

Olcott Squared opens in center of Bernardsville

Charlotte Zaun, Staff writer
March 16, 2022

Bernardsville’s downtown has received a new edition to its charming ambiance with the opening of a trendy boutique named, Olcott Squared. Owner, Tara Vitolla, has always been interested in fashion. From...

BHS welcomes Sergeant Rich for its first assembly since start of the pandemic

BHS welcomes Sergeant Rich for its first assembly since start of the pandemic

Charlotte Zaun, Staff writer
February 16, 2022

As the 2021-2022 school year continues to resemble a sense of normalcy, BHS welcomed sergeant Tom Rich for its first assembly since 2019. Rich is a 23-year veteran who is a full time member of the Summit...

China implements strict protocols to keep Covid away from the winter olympics

China implements strict protocols to keep Covid away from the winter olympics

Charlotte Zaun, Staff writer
February 2, 2022

The time has come again to watch athletes from all over the world ski, snowboard, bobsled, and skate their way to a gold medal. However, as with the Tokyo 2020 summer olympics, Covid is becoming an obstacle...

Bernardsville hosts second annual holiday lights competition

Bernardsville hosts second annual holiday lights competition

Charlotte Zaun, Staff writer
December 22, 2021

Following a successful competition last year, the Bernardsville Chamber of Commerce is hosting the second annual holiday lights contest. Throughout the month of December, Bernardsville residents have...

Bernardsville hosts events to celebrate the holiday season

Bernardsville hosts events to celebrate the holiday season

Charlotte Zaun, Staff writer
December 14, 2021

It’s the holiday season once again, and Bernardsville is hosting numerous events to optimize on the most wonderful time of the year. Take a walk through the center of town, and you’ll notice Bernardsville’s...

Macys Day Parade just days away

Macy’s Day Parade just days away

Charlotte Zaun, Staff writer
November 22, 2021

Full of floats, balloons, performers, and a variety of entertainment, the iconic Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade will take the streets of New York for their 95th anniversary.  Due to the pandemic,...

2021 BHS yearbook cover

Yearbook wins top three in the state, “goes live”

Charlotte Zaun, Staff writer
November 22, 2021

In the midst of the unprecedented challenges of the 2020-2021 school year, the BHS Yearbook Club managed to create an outstanding yearbook earning New Jersey’s highest- ranking award. Since 2016,...

National school staff shortage impacts school districts

National school staff shortage impacts school districts

Charlotte Zaun, Staff writer
October 20, 2021

The return to a normal school year has come with many challenges. In New Jersey, staff shortages are plaguing the start of the 2021-2022 school year while administration struggles to fill these vacant...

New coach for varsity girls soccer team brings in positive change

New coach for varsity girl’s soccer team brings in positive change

Charlotte Zaun, Staff writer
October 5, 2021

After an unprecedented past two years that canceled and modified sports’ seasons, athletes and fans are excited for a return to normalcy. For the BHS girl’s varsity soccer team, this excitement stems...

BHS HSA organizes Fun End-of-Year Treats for Students

BHS HSA organizes Fun End-of-Year Treats for Students

Charlotte Zaun, Staff writer
June 15, 2021

As the 2020-2021 school year comes to a close, BHS students are anxiously awaiting summer break. With the craziness of this past year, the HSA decided to make the last month of school a little extra special....

Fans skeptical of 2021 Olympic games

Fans skeptical of 2021 Olympic games

Charlotte Zaun, Staff writer
June 4, 2021

In the history of the Olympics, there has only been three years in which the athletic festival was cancelled: 1916, 1940, and 1944. Will 2021 be added to the list?  As of right now, this question...

Apple launches new products

Apple launches new products

Charlotte Zaun, Staff writer
May 13, 2021

Every year, the well-renowned technology company, Apple, holds an event announcing new and upgraded products. In a year like no other, they continued this tradition.  In April, Apple held a virtual...

Cancellation of finals eases student stress

Cancellation of finals eases student stress

Charlotte Zaun, Staff writer
May 5, 2021

For high-school students, the end of the fourth-marking period means the dreaded week of final exams. In a typical year, students cram in studying while trying to recall information from September to June.  However,...

Spring Break Causes Chaos in Miami

Spring Break Causes Chaos in Miami

Charlotte Zaun, Staff writer
April 1, 2021

As we pass the one-year mark of lockdown, people are eager to get out and about. With spring break throughout March and April, many want to make the most of their time off. Thus, during this time, traveling...

Laurie Hernandez makes comeback after four year absence

Laurie Hernandez makes comeback after four year absence

Charlotte Zaun, Staff writer
March 15, 2021

If you watched the 2016 Rio Olympics, then you most likely recall witnessing the abundant talent of Laurie Hernandez, a member of USA's gymnastics team dubbed the “Final Five.” At only 16-years-old,...

Businesses in Texas Help Out Amidst Snowstorm

Businesses in Texas Help Out Amidst Snowstorm

Charlotte Zaun, Staff writer
March 4, 2021

In the past weeks, Texans have been hit hard by a grueling winter storm. This unexpected natural disaster swept across the state resulting in a record-breaking amount of power-outages and lack of running...

Bernards Non-Profit Collects Clothes for Those in Need

Bernards Non-Profit Collects Clothes for Those in Need

Charlotte Zaun, Staff writer
February 23, 2021

As people are cooped up in their houses due to snow and Covid, cleaning out closets has become a common pastime. After sorting through clothes and determining giveaways, individuals seek the easiest way...

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