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The Living Yearbook of East Brunswick High School

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The Living Yearbook of East Brunswick High School

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Do you think homeroom is making an impact on school spirit?

  • I don't know about school spirit, but I know I want COOKIES (21%, 7 Votes)
  • Yes, because I feel pressured to participate to not let my homeroom down. (6%, 2 Votes)
  • I was asleep in homeroom so I don't know.... (47%, 16 Votes)
  • Yes, I love seeing my homeroom and planning spirit stuff together. (24%, 8 Votes)
  • I have infiltrated an alternate homeroom where I indeed am quite spirited. (3%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 30

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A Journey Under the Water

Discover the Memorable Moments of an EBHS Varsity Swimmer’s Journey.
Srijita Sarkar envisioning her future journey under the water.
Srijita Sarkar envisioning her future journey under the water.

“I’m going to give it my all,” Srijita told herself as she stared at the deep blue water in front of her, motivating herself for her first race. Throughout the race, as she propelled as fast as she could, all feelings of nervousness vanished and she focused on the excitement and thrill of dashing through the water to reach the finish line.

Srijita competed in her first swim race at ten years old and she immediately caught interest in the sport.

Over the years, she worked with various coaches who benefited her growth. She remembered one coach in particular who was her favorite because she “put in a lot of work to help with her technique and helped [her learn] a lot of new things”.

A few years later in her swimming journey, Srijita became a varsity swimmer on the EBHS team. The team won the GMC Championship meet during her second year which is her favorite memory. She remembered the interactive environment of the meet and all the aspects which made it fun, such as the coaches jumping into the pool and “being able to swim with her friends and work towards goals [together]”. She also noted that “everyone is a team” and the overall atmosphere is very enjoyable.

At some point from this victory to her first race six years ago, Srijita has developed a true passion for swimming and will likely   continue it for years to come. This is only the start of her journey under the water.

Srijita’s EBHS varsity swim jacket.
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Diya Bajaj
Diya Bajaj, Bear Hub Staff
Diya is a junior at East Brunswick High School. Her hobbies include reading, baking, binging Gilmore Girls on Netflix, and running. You can find her running everyday after school at the EBHS track; she is a distance runner for the track team. When she's not running and she's out of the house, she enjoys going out with her friends to the mall or Playa Bowls and going to the Ocean Grove beach with her family. Since 2020, her family has had a yearly tradition of spending a summer weekend at a local inn in Ocean Grove.

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    AninditaDec 8, 2023 at 10:00 pm

    Wonderful write-up. Thanks for sharing

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