• About Ailin Toro

    Ailin Toro Beltran is a sophomore at Malden High School and is returning to the Blue and Gold for her second year as staff. Beltran mainly joined the Blue and Gold due to her interest in writing. This year, she plans on specializing in local news. Some other hobbies within school that Beltran participates in include Key Club and Leadership and Mentorship Club. Outside of school, she likes to hang out with friends and watch movies. Her favorite genre of books are comedies and memoirs. Beltran also like to watch shows like Bob’s Burgers, Grey’s Anatomy, and Big Brother. She enjoys listening to pop music and her favorite music artist is Troye Sivan.

    Boys Tennis: Malden v. Haverhill

    by  • April 8, 2016 • Homepage, Sports • 0 Comments

    On Apr. 6, 2016 the first boys tennis game of the season took place against Haverhill. Games were originally scheduled for Apr. 4 and 5 against Lowell and North Reading but they were cancelled due to poor weather conditions.These games were rescheduled for Apr. 14 and a later date in May. Before the matches...

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    Boys Tennis: A Look Into The Season

    by  • March 28, 2016 • Sports • 0 Comments

    The season is about to begin at for the boys tennis team at Malden High School and they have high hopes for the season. The team is coming from a successful season after having won the Greater Boston League last year. They beat every team they played and the boys has great hopes that...

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    Malden Eats: Dinner at Joti Palace

    by  • March 10, 2016 • Homepage, Local • 0 Comments

    On  Mar. 8, 2016 Malden Eats hosted a dinner at the Joti Palace located at 308 Main Street in Malden. This was part of the Malden Eats Community Dining Series. People were invited to enjoy a meal while talking about 2016’s Malden Reads Selected Book, “The Martian” by Andy Weir. Joti Palace is a...

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    Robotics Team

    by  • March 4, 2016 • Local • 0 Comments

    The robotics team has been hard at work preparing for Botball since early January. Botball is a competition in which teams from different schools design and compete with robots. The entire year is dedicated to the team building the robot and programming it. The competition will be held on Apr. 30, 2016 at University of...

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    Malden Public Library Valentine’s Day Party

    by  • February 23, 2016 • Homepage, Local • 0 Comments

    On February 11th, the Malden Public Library hosted a Young Adult Valentine’s Day Party. The party was from 3:00-5:00 in the Maccario room and was for anyone in grades 5-12. The party offered multiple different forms of entertainment. They had arts and crafts, board games, and a Wii. They also offered food, like pizza...

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    Homelessness in Malden

    by  • February 9, 2016 • Local • 0 Comments

    Malden’s Promise has provided the city with a network to collaborate and communicate. It is funded by a Department of Elementary and Secondary Education grant. They aim to lower the dropout rate and find a way for organizations in the community to come together and talk about important issues. Recently Malden’s Promise has been...

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    MBTA Discusses Fare Raises

    by  • February 1, 2016 • Homepage, Local • 1 Comment

    On Jan. 27, 2016 the Massachusetts Department of Transportation had a meeting to discuss fare raises and the commuter rail. The event was hosted in the Jenkins Auditorium at Malden High School. The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) has thought of three options regarding the hike in prices. Their first option would be to...

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    MHS Hosts Financial Aid Night for Seniors

    by  • January 27, 2016 • Local • 0 Comments

    On Jan. 13, 2016 Malden High School hosted the MEFA Senior Financial Aid Night in the Jenkins Auditorium. Senior Financial Aid Night is an annual event with the intention of  helping seniors and their families in preparing to pay for college. Massachusetts Educational Financial Authority (MEFA) offers low-cost college financing to aspiring college students....

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    Panini Grill Off

    by  • January 12, 2016 • Homepage, Local • 0 Comments

    On Dec. 18, 2015 students in the Hospitality and Tourism class participated in a cook-off in the cafeteria. Each team had to design their own panini with a description of their sandwich, a poster, and campaign for themselves. Beth Horwitz, the Hospitality and Tourism teacher, ran the grill-off. The teams had to name themselves and...

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