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Ten things to look forward to in April

Ten things to look forward to in April

by Caroline Griffin, Senior Staff Writer
March 30, 2017 • 123 views
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1. Ally Week Support your LGBT community during ally week, April 3 through April 7. The GSA Club encourages you to become an ally to stand up against bullying, harassment, and name-calling. For those of you interested in participating in the Day of Silence, reach out to the GSA Club for more info...

Taking a leap for fundraising

Taking a leap for fundraising

by Hiroki Doyle, Staff Writer
March 29, 2017 • 185 views
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A junior student has taken his passion for helping others and combined it with pole vaulting Jarod Forer, a junior, has been involved with pole vaulting since his freshman year, and he practices it nearly year round. The track and field sport is similar to the long jump, except the competitor has a...

Same name, different games

Same name, different games

by Julia Rooney, Managing Editor
March 29, 2017 • 205 views
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Senior defender Mary Geen committed, on August 20, to play Division III soccer for The University of Scranton in Scranton, PA. Eleven days later, Mary Kate Horton committed to The University of Scranton’s Division III lacrosse team. Introduced to the sport by her mother's suggestion, Horton...

Cracking courts call for second demolition

Cracking courts call for second demolition

by Julia Rooney, Managing Editor
March 27, 2017 • 703 views
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The high school tennis courts will be demolished again this summer for a renovation to be completed by next school year. On Feb. 27, David Lucchi of Edwards Engineering Group Inc. surveyed the land around the tennis courts in preparation for their demolition. The courts’ renovation is set to...

Sophomore begins charitable service club on trial basis

Sophomore begins charitable service club on trial basis

by Githmie Goonatilleke, Copy Editor
March 22, 2017 • 56 views
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When sophomore Andrew Bober returned from a service trip to the Dominican Republic, he immediately knew he wanted to help the people he met there, and thus the 7elements club was formed. The 7elements club, created by Bober and junior Matt Heller is an extension of the Dominican Republic based, no...

Gay Straight Alliance raises funds with t-shirt sales

Gay Straight Alliance raises funds with t-shirt sales

by Patricia Whyte, Senior Staff Writer
March 21, 2017 • 42 views
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The Gay Straight Alliance is selling t-shirts to raise money for future guest speakers and events in the school. Shirts purchased before March 17 are being sold for $18, after which shirts will be sold for $20. The shirts, designed by GSA adviser Troy Kroft, show the letters ‘GR’ in rainbow font...

How Katrina changed the way we view Mardi Gras

How Katrina changed the way we view Mardi Gras

by Chloe Siohan, Staff Writer
March 17, 2017 • 92 views
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It’s been 12 years since the disaster that was classified as the “worst hurricane in American history” by Weather.com, and the city of New Orleans still hasn’t recovered completely. The solution to keeping Hurricane Katrina’s downtrodden spirits at bay? Mardi Gras. Hurricane Katrina, which hit ...

Interact club hosts annual fashion show for cancer research

Interact club hosts annual fashion show for cancer research

by Caroline Griffin
March 15, 2017 • 86 views
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The interact club hosted their annual fashion show on Monday, Feb. 27. All proceeds were donated to Hope Lodge American Cancer Society. Students were chosen to model prom dresses and tuxedos to raise money for the cause. Each fashion model walked twice down the runway; once alone and the second ...

Model United Nations participates in annual conference

Model United Nations participates in annual conference

by Patricia Whyte, Senior Staff Writer
March 9, 2017 • 72 views
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“We won the best prize of all,” said Emily Schaefer, senior delegate of the Model United Nations, “the satisfaction of a job well done.” The Model United Nations participated in an annual conference in Philadelphia on March 2 through March 5. Students of all grades are members of the Model...

AP Language classes see Jitney on Broadway

AP Language classes see Jitney on Broadway

by Patricia Whyte, Senior Staff Writer
March 1, 2017 • 56 views
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Students in the AP Language and Composition classes traveled to see Jitney on Broadway on Friday, Feb. 15. The classes saw the production during a unit on argumentative essays and the concept of race in America. “It’s written by a wonderful African American playwright named August Wilson, and so...

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