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

Your Vote Matters!

Your Vote Matters!

Brian Perez Alvarado April 16, 2024

The ever so exciting 2024 Presidential Election is full steam ahead. With time becoming more and more limited for our runners to convince America they are the right choice. However the big question is...

The FAFSA is Live and It Needs Your Attention!

The FAFSA is Live and It Needs Your Attention!

Rida Batool January 24, 2024

As students apply for colleges, covering tuition in full becomes a hurdle, pushing us to seek financial aid. Even while navigating this process, challenges arise, adding extra stress to students. As...

FAFSA Frustration: Unforeseen Glitches Delay Financial Aid Applications

Samantha Marasigan January 24, 2024

In the highly anticipated lead-up to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) opening day, students were met with unexpected frustration and confusion. The widely relied upon application,...

Festive or Depressive: A High School Winter Experience

Festive or Depressive: A High School Winter Experience

Paola Diaz January 19, 2024

The societal expectations associated with the winter holidays have shifted as we mature and become older. For many teens, they tend to face the reality of the winter holidays; the cost of gifts, emotional...

Culture and Technology, the Dissonant Ingredients

Culture and Technology, the Dissonant Ingredients

Brian Perez Alvarado January 19, 2024

With the surge of social media in our everyday lives, it has impacted us in a multitude of ways ranging from brilliant benefits to costly consequences. We sometimes overlook how social media has impacted...

“Funding Reduces Freezing”

“Funding Reduces Freezing”

Rameshwar Tilacknauth January 19, 2024

It's December in NYC, and Edison students are still going outside for physical education. Edison offers many types of classes for physical education, and the majority of them include going outside into...

Social Media’s Impact on Society 

Social Media’s Impact on Society 

Sanamdeep Kaur June 6, 2023

The very first social media platform SixDegrees launched in 1997 and marked the beginning of the social media era. Soon after, in 2004 Mark Zuckerberg launched “Facebook” a closed social network exclusive...

Inflation Making Civilians Have a Hard Time at the Grocery Shop! 

Kajal Singh June 6, 2023

Inflation has caused detrimental effects on civilians worldwide but mainly in the consuming aspect of food. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, “ For the year ending in April 2023, food...

Advancing Leaders Through Opportunity – AAPI Month 2023

Rianka Das June 6, 2023

The month of May is nationally recognized as AAPI month. AAPI stands for Asian American Pacific Islander and it recognizes the contributions made by Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders throughout our...

A Journey’s End: The Legacy of the Edison Class of 2023

A Journey’s End: The Legacy of the Edison Class of 2023

Wazilyne Choudhury June 6, 2023

Imagine the moment you first walked into Edison as a freshman. How did it feel to be surrounded by students of all grades, including the 17 to 18 year old intimidating seniors? As a new 14 to 15 year...

The First Poetry Slam

Sara Alli June 6, 2023

On May 30th, 2023, The Edison Spark Magazine hosted a poetry slam in the school auditorium to share their thoughts and showcase their talent. This was an evening of poetic artistry, word wall, personalized...

Edison READS

Cindy Sarabia June 5, 2023

Edison Reads is a new initiative that's been implemented into our school. This was open across all grades in an attempt to give students and school staff the opportunity to borrow books and share what...

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