The Student News Site of Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Education High School

The Edison Light

The Student News Site of Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Education High School

The Edison Light

The Student News Site of Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Education High School

The Edison Light

2024 Seniors Future And Career Goals 

2024 Seniors Future And Career Goals 

Israfil Alsafa June 14, 2024

The 2023-2024 school year has been an emotional rollercoaster, especially for seniors. As part of the graduating class of 2024, this year has been stressful for seniors due to college applications, FAFSA,...

O.J. Simpson Trial: The O.G. Reality Show That Left America Speechless

Subrina Singh June 4, 2024

Caption: Justice, Media, and O.J. Simpson: The Trial That Defined an Era The O.J. Simpson trial of 1995 was a spectacle that defined an era of sensationalized news coverage and blurred the lines between...

The Edison Solution to Reading

The Edison Solution to Reading

Lin June 4, 2024

To get students to read more, the Edison Librarians, Mrs. Psaltos and Mr. Veyvoda started the Edison Reads event. The event's goal was to read a set number of books by the end of May.  This is...

 As One Chapter Closes, a New One Begins.

 As One Chapter Closes, a New One Begins.

Rida Batool May 31, 2024

In an effort to commemorate the graduating class of 2024, a few seniors captured their most memorable experiences, exploring moments of pride, challenges overcome, meaningful friendships, and impactful...

From Edison to Columbia, Cornell, and NYU

From Edison to Columbia, Cornell, and NYU

Amena Akter May 31, 2024

Caption: Class of 2023 college commitment poster With all the college decisions released in early April, seniors have committed to their homes for the next four years. Many Edison students are committing...

Bright Sparks of Entrepreneurship: Edisons Small Business Scene

Bright Sparks of Entrepreneurship: Edison’s Small Business Scene

Rida Batool April 16, 2024

Entrepreneurship refers to a person's ability to transform their creative thoughts into actions and innovations. This idea is much more significant when it comes to young entrepreneurs, especially at...

Jamaica Multiplex Cinemas: The End Of An Era

Jamaica Multiplex Cinemas: The End Of An Era

Rameshwar Tilacknauth April 16, 2024

After serving moviegoers for more than two decades, the Jamaica Multiplex Cinemas has sadly announced its closure. The beloved theaters will shut its doors for the final time on April 30th, 2024....

Is the FAFSA Helping or Hurting College Admissions this Year?

Is the FAFSA Helping or Hurting College Admissions this Year?

Mahirah Rahman April 16, 2024

Financial aid packages should’ve finally been available in March, but a recent setback caused hundreds of thousands of students' futures to be at stake. It’s labeled ‘A Better 2024-25 FAFSA Form’...

Balancing Life And Stress As A High School Senior

Balancing Life And Stress As A High School Senior

Israfil Alsafa April 16, 2024

Stress has been an ongoing issue lately for students. Stress such as distress can affect the way a student performs. Stress can affect student's mental health and their academic performance in school....

Teenspace: A Safe Place for Teens

Teenspace: A Safe Place for Teens

Hao Lin & Fae Baguyo April 16, 2024

In a city where everyone faces issues, therapy is a must. The NYC Health Department has made it a city wide priority to focus on youth and family health. Through Mayor Eric Adams and Talkspace (an online...

US Government Pushes for Nationwide Ban on Social Media App TikTok Over Security Concerns

US Government Pushes for Nationwide Ban on Social Media App TikTok Over Security Concerns

Galo Diaz April 16, 2024

TikTok, one of the most popular and well-known social media platforms at the moment, is under scrutiny and a potential nationwide ban in the United States amid security and privacy concerns regarding...

The Future of Edison Bucks

The Future of Edison Bucks

Ebelyn Suquilema Lema April 16, 2024

Phot Credit: Evelyn Loveras At the start of the academic year, Thomas A. Edison High School introduced an addition to its student experience: Edison Bucks, marking the introduction of the school's...

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