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Every year in fall the roles of the boys and girls are reversed for one night when the Powder Puff football game is played. This year, even the season is reversed, as it has been postponed to spring.

Student council has chosen a date in spring for many reasons, one being limited dates available in the stadium. Another key reason was the cold weather approaching and the frequent snow and rain.

“We are hoping for a good turnout, e...

In ‘theory,’ Muse’s latest album builds on their existing style, but in reality it falls flat.

Muse released its eighth studio album, “Simulation Theory,” Nov. 9. Extending the band’s existing sound, its eerie songs attempt both old and new techniques.

The album opens with “Algorithm,” easily the worst song in the album. It focuses heavily on serving as an intro, but repetitive instrumentals and dull vocals set the bar low for r...

November 14, 2018

As January approaches, many students are putting their finishing touches on their senior projects. A requirement for the senior projects is spending the day shadowing someone in a student’s career interest.

Seniors Rory Zimmel and Peyton Kolovani recently performed job shadows that were based on their future intentions. Zimmel is looking into becoming a sports manager.

“It was really exciting seeing the fast-pace aspects to a ca...

photo by Emily Bixler

As technology continues to change and grow, many institutions are changing with them. Where libraries were once just a place to take out books, they are now gaining new functionality.

Over the summer, the library underwent a variety of changes, including new furniture, whiteboard tables, and large TVs. This is on the heels of other changes to the library in the last few years, like the removal of library co...

photo from Yearbook archives

Most sophomore athletes would not even dream of placing competitively at a state level. One runner did just this, sprinting toward a sixth place finish.

Sophomore Gwyneth Young competed in the girls’ section of the cross country states competition in Hershey Nov. 3. Her time was 19:20, whereas the first place runner’s time was 18:42.

“It felt fun and awesome,” said Young. “I had a lot of fun racing ag...

November 14, 2018

graphic by Marissa Arnold

Many people want ways to remember their high school years, and their various accomplishments and clubs. One way students do this is through purchasing a class ring.

However, class rings are far from perfect, and they should not be viewed as essential to a high school student’s experience.

A large number of the students who purchase class rings are seniors, many of whom are going to begin the expensive jo...

photo by Alivia Serenita

True to its name, Sky Earth and Environment club, or SEE club, is helping improve the environment by starting a classroom recycling initiative.

The initiative involves putting recycling bins for bottles and cans in classrooms throughout the school to help reduce the amount of students’ waste that ends up in landfills.

“We use a lot of bottles and if they all end up in the trash; that is just a lot of wast...

When a titan of the video game industry such as Rockstar releases a new AAA title, people flock from all over to get their hands on their newest masterpiece.

Red Dead Redemption 2 was extremely hyped from the start, and delivers in all aspects, outdoing the first title’s sales in less than two weeks.

The game follows a band of outlaws running from the progressing times, as the age of the Wild West is coming to a close. The playe...

November 14, 2018

 photo from Yearbook archives

Every team looks for success and wants to keep that streak going. Coached by Kerry Hartman and Mose Kiscadden, the ice hockey team hopes to continue last season’s success this season.

After winning the CPIHL Rothrock Cup last year, the team is hungry for success. They are looking to have a good season by working harder at practice and school.

“We are all working both on and off the ice to be the best...

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