The Comet staff took one look back at summer highlights as school gets underway. What was your summer highlight? Tell us in the comments section below.
The car trip all the way down to New Orleans was the highlight of the summer, although I couldn’t remember the name of the pastries I ate.
–Kayla Draper, senior
Traveling all the way from Georgia to New Jersey was the highlight of the summer.
-NaJai Johnakin, senior
Trying to get a job and study for the SAT was the highlight of the summer because the plan is to do excellently well on the SAT and a job is a necessity.
–Kyian Sykes, senior
The warm and hot temperatures during the season was a highlight of the summer, even though the humidity was hard to bare.
-Sophia Serrano, sophomore
Travis Scott’s album Astroworld was the highlight of the summer because it was a masterpiece.
-Jairymar Tolentino, sophomore
Cooling off on a hot summer day at the beach was the highlight of the summer.
-Jacqueline Regan, sophomore
Going to band camp for marching band was the highlight of the summer, regardless of the hot and humid weather.
-Zak Ishijima, sophomore
Playing in the Eastern Nationals was the highlight of summer because the New Jersey Sparks placed thirteenth out of 200 softball teams.
– Gabriella Bulger, sophomore
Traveling to Ghana was the highlight of the summer because the food was delicious.
–Amma Aning, senior
Having a dog for the first time ever was definitely a key aspect of this summer. A close second? Avengers: Infinity War.
-Mr. Ryan, teacher
Going to California was the highlight of the summer because the weather was beautiful.
-Jason Spezzaferra, senior
The birth of Kulture Cephus was the highlight of the summer because she is record breaking rappers Offset and Cardi B’s daughter and she’s got the world wondering if she looks like her mom or dad.
-Dayannah Watson, junior
Traveling to different places in the United States was the highlight of the summer for it showed how many admirable things there are in this country.
–Dana Vivar, sophomore
Traveling for AAU basketball was the highlight of the summer because visiting different places and seeing the sights was breathtaking.
-Horacio Honoret, junior
Traveling to Canada was the highlight of the summer because seeing how different it’s from America is fascinating.
-Brittney Carranza , sophomore
Hackensack Football´s summer practices were the highlight of the summer because it helped the team get bigger, stronger, and faster.
-Najhiem Wellington, senior
Burning Man was the premier music festival of the summer, it was said to enlightened everyone’s point of view and just took everyone’s mind off things
–Jose Romero, senior
Searching was the highlight of the summer, as it was a hit indie movie that scored high ratings.
-James Cruz, junior
Drake’s Scorpion was the highlight of the summer because it is album of the year.
-Eric Collins, junior
Countless hours at work and practice all on top of moving was the highlight of the summer of 2018.
-Casey Ochoa, senior
Going to New York with my father was the highlight of the summer.
-Brianna Castillo , senior
Learning to roller skate with family members was the highlight of the summer.
-Kiara Webber, sophomore
Doing the “In My Feelings” challenge was a highlight of the summer.
-Cahlise Smith, sophomore
Drake’s newest album, Scorpion, is one of many summer highlights.
-Liyah Vazquez, senior
Working at Shoprite was the highlight of my summer because it is important to earn your own money.
–Mylika Towles, senior
Going to Myrtle Beach was the highlight of my summer because it was the only thing I did besides sleep in every day.
-Tyshawn Murray, sophomore
Going to South Padre Island was the highlight of my summer because I got to venture around with my best friends independently and meet some new people. Before going, I hated the beach because of the sand and the dirty water but now I’m kind of okay with it.
-Rain Thomas, sophomore
Going to Florida to visit my cousins was the highlight of my summer because I hadn’t seen them in a few years and they have grown and changed quite a bit.
-Ava Wiebe, senior
Having my aunt and cousins come from Israel was the highlight of my summer because I haven’t seen them in four years and it’s also hard to talk to them since it’s a different time zone.
-Skylar Cappucci, sophomore
Learning and performing multiple songs on my guitar was the highlight of my summer because I’ve always been a fan of the instrument especially since my grandfather passed.`
Brianna Van Rensalier, junior
Finally playing through Red Dead Redemption was a highlight of the summer because I finally gave the game I was bored of at first a chance and it opened up to be the best story in a video game.
–Noah Caballero, junior
Staying with my cousins in upstate New York was the highlight of my summer because I don’t see them often.
– Paris Boyd, sophomore
The highlight of my summer was going to Florala, Alabama for my family reunion.
-Ayonna Stone, senior
The highlight of my summer was paragliding in the Dominican Republic because I’ve never done it before and it’s the closest I can get to skydiving right now.
-Arianna Celemi, senior
Going to California was the highlight of my summer because I was able to take off a week from work and relax.
-Nicole Pirnat, Senior
Going to North Myrtle Beach was the highlight of the summer because I drove a jet ski, got to see cousins, and do something other than sleep, play video games, and work.
-Ryan Calendrillo, Junior
The highlight of my summer was going to the club with my AAU team down in Ocean City.
– Isa Brown, Senior
Going to Made in America seeing Juice Wrld, Meek Mill, and my idol Post Malone was the highlight of the summer.
-Vincent Martino, Senior
The highlight of my summer was going to Florida.
– Carissa Dever, sophomore
The highlight of my summer was working at camp and getting money.
Derek Amoah, senior
The highlight of my summer was going on roadtrips with my friends.
-Katherine Ramirez, senior