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The student news site of Bernards High School

The Crimson

The student news site of Bernards High School

The Crimson

Jane Holmes

Jane Holmes, Editor-In-Chief

This is  Jane Holmes and she is a Senior at Bernards High school. She is one of 5 kids. She have been doing Journalism since her Sophomore year and she Love it. She enjoy writing about current events that are happening at the school or around town. She is very excited to possibly pursue a journalism major at college next year!

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Meghan Shelley teaching elementary students how to conduct a opinion article

[Photo] Crimson staff Seniors

Jane Holmes, Editor-In-Chief
May 4, 2023

Meghan Shelley teaching elementary students how to conduct a opinion article

Matthew Balance uses students as a chair as they challenge others

[Photo] “Natural highs and lows” shines light on substance issues ad alternative

Sydney Kaul, Editor-in-Chief
March 3, 2023

Matthew Balance uses students as a chair as they challenge others

Layout for April issue of In-Depth spread to encourage students to get involved to improve their resume

Colleges look for students who get involved

Jane Holmes, Editor-In-Chief
April 27, 2023

As the college application process becomes seemingly more competitive year after year, students and parents are left dumbfounded with what more they can do to reach their goals. With every year passing,...

March issue Layout of in depth section of the crimson

Natural highs improve student mental health

Jane Holmes, Editor-In-Chief
March 28, 2023

Natural highs are experiences that bring a sense of euphoria and pleasure, without the use of drugs or other artificial means.These natural high experiences can have a profound impact on our mental health...

February issue In-depth layout of how Chat GPT affects students

[Photo] Students take advantage of new technology

Alexa Paterno, Features Editor
March 3, 2023

February issue In-depth layout of how Chat GPT affects students

Students in their College Readiness class post hands on assignment

[Photo] Students need engaging classroom activities to promote learning

Meghan Shelley, Editor-In-Chief
February 1, 2023

Students in their College Readiness class post hands on assignment

Teachers Protest their contracts at entrance to January Board Meeting

[Photo] A student’s perspective on the national teacher crisis

Scarlett Campbell, Opinions Editor
January 27, 2023

Teachers Protest their contracts at entrance to January Board Meeting

Map of Bernardsville with several updates to inform community

Bernardsville town updates as 2023 begins

Jane Holmes, Editor-In-Chief
January 23, 2023

Bernardsville has lots of exciting changes coming to town. If you are looking for a new place to shop or a fun place to eat, the recent and upcoming additions to Bernardsville certainly won't disappoint…  Coffee...

front of Bernards High school in the spring of 2022

[Photo] Interim Superintendent begins stint at SHSD

Sydney Kaul, Editor-in-Chief
January 13, 2023

front of Bernards High school in the spring of 2022

Layout for clubs in depth for December issue

Clubs and Activities improve student experience

Jane Holmes, Editor-In-Chief
December 22, 2022

In building an impressive college resume as well as finding groups that peak one’s interests, students are in constant search of new clubs to join. As a community that fosters student’s interests and...

Two children under a Christmas tree surrounded by presents on Christmas morning

[Photo] The celebration of Christmas has lost much of the religious significance

Ella Patel, Opinions Editor
December 15, 2022

Two children under a Christmas tree surrounded by presents on Christmas morning

Typical Thanksgiving and fall decorations that are a part of the “new” holiday

[Photo] The Modifications Made to Thanksgiving Divert Attention from the Original Celebration

Ella Patel, Opinions Editor
November 15, 2022

Typical Thanksgiving and fall decorations that are a part of the “new” holiday

College Application process creates stress for class of 2023 and will continue for years to come

College application process creates stress class of 2023

Jane Holmes, Editor-In-Chief
October 27, 2022

With application deadlines quickly approaching and passing, big decisions are just around the corner for many seniors. The nerves and fears of acceptances and rejections are increasingly present during...

The banner hung above MSG in honor of Styles accomplishment

Harry Styles plays 15 shows at Madison Square Garden

Jane Holmes, Editor-In-Chief
September 23, 2022

Former One Direction singer, Harry Styles, has been a solo artist since 2017. He has performed at Madison Square Garden in years prior, but not to the extent that he has accomplished this year. On August...

COVID changes spring break travels and makes 2022 a better year.

2022 Spring Break Travel Differs from past years

Jane Holmes, Editor-In-Chief
April 8, 2022

All students look forward to spring break after nine long weeks of uninterrupted instruction time. This year spring break falls between April 11 and April 15.  Many students are finally traveling out...

People begin to make their switch to faux fur coats, following the trends of major brands

[Photo] Dolce & Gabbana stops their use of real animal fur

Sydney Kaul, Editor-in-Chief
February 19, 2022

People begin to make their switch to faux fur coats, following the trends of major brands

The board members meeting table during the monthly public meeting

[Photo] Board of Education meets to discuss current topics

Sydney Kaul, Editor-in-Chief
February 25, 2022

The board member's meeting table during the monthly public meeting

Artist of the Issue: Aoife Flaherty

Jane Holmes, Editor-In-Chief
January 25, 2022

 This month's artist of the issue has been awarded to Aoife Flarety. She is a rising artist here at Bernards High School.  Aoife is a 17 year old senior who has been in this school district since...

Top 5 Hannukah Gifts

Top 5 Hannukah Gifts

Jane Holmes, Editor-In-Chief
November 30, 2021

Celebrating Hanukkah is a precious time for all Jewish people. Hanukkah begins on Sunday November 28, 2021 and ends on Monday, December 6, 2021. On these 8 nights, all Jewish people celebrate their religion...

Team huddle before vital game against Hackettstown.

Boys Soccer season finishes in final

Jane Holmes, Editor-In-Chief
November 18, 2021

The boys 2021 soccer season started off on September 8th with a game against Immaculata High School. Leading up to this game the boys had been practicing every Wednesday in the winter up until Summer practices...

How COVID-19 Has Been Affecting Birthdays

How COVID-19 Has Been Affecting Birthdays

Jane Holmes, Editor-In-Chief
December 23, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced people all over the world to live their lives differently. Some are still going around doing daily tasks, while others are stuck at home 24/7. One thing that has changed...

Students decide to go all-virtual

Students decide to go all-virtual

Jane Holmes, Editor-In-Chief
December 21, 2020

The 2020/2021 school year has granted students autonomy like never before, as they are allowed to decide whether to participate in hybrid or all-virtual learning. Recently, there has been a steady increase...

Senior Spotlight: Braden Fitzsimmons

Senior Spotlight: Braden Fitzsimmons

Jane Holmes, Editor-In-Chief
December 9, 2020

This year is like no other, going to school three days a week at most with lots of restrictions. Nothing is normal and it almost feels as though it will be this way forever. The graduating class of 2021...

Theft and Crime rising with the usage of masks during the Pandemic

Theft and Crime rising with the usage of masks during the Pandemic

Jane Holmes, Editor-In-Chief
November 25, 2020

Hiding Behind a Mask COVID-19 has changed everyone’s lives in ways that no one saw coming. A recent issue that has surfaced due to COVID-19 guidelines is an increase in shoplifting and theft. Mask usage...

The Benefit of pets during quarantine

Jane Holmes, Editor-In-Chief
November 7, 2020

2020 has been a year full of unprecedented and nerve-racking times, including our quarantine which lasted several months. With everyone stuck at home, with not much to do, it would be the perfect time...

Great Debate: Benefits of Hybrid outweigh the benefits of Virtual learning

Jane Holmes, Editor-In-Chief
October 20, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a burden on people of all age groups, even the younger generation. As the start to the 2020-2021 school year approached many schools decided to go with the hybrid schedule...

Governor Murphy says that winter sports will be allowed

Jane Holmes, Editor-In-Chief
October 12, 2020

On October 12, 2020, Governor Murphy announced that all winter sports will resume this winter. These sports include: basketball, ice-hockey, cheerleading, dance, rugby, boxing, judo, karate, taekwondo,...

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