To Reward or To Not Reward?

Julia Johnson, Journalism Student

February 15, 2019

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Rewarding youth for their participation in an event rather than gratifying them for skill and talent teaches children the idea that in life, they are always winners. Many people consider this to be a form of coddling, which can...

The Pennridge Wintry Debate

Sean Yoder, Staff Writer

February 11, 2019

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After last year’s disastrous early dismissal, the Pennridge School District has prioritized student safety, efficient communication, and making the appropriate calls for winter weather procedures. Although many seem to disagre...

Students Are More Than A Score

Logan Sudholz, Journalism Student

February 7, 2019

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From elementary school up to graduate school, students’ knowledge is tested by choosing a letter, filling in the bubbles, having a machine analyze their choices, and returning a score. According to College Board, the scores...

Standardized Testing: Friend or Foe?

Sarah Williams, Staff Writer

February 1, 2019

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A standardized test is any form of test that requires all test takers to answer a selection of questions in the same way and is scored in a “standard” or consistent manner. Standardized testing in education systems has rais...

Struggling with Spirit

Nicolette Harrison, Student Writer

February 1, 2019

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In our school handbook it states, “students, faculty, and administration share a responsibility to develop and maintain a climate within the school that is conducive to learning and good citizenship,” although, most of us...

Perkasie Inquirer

Connor Robertson, Student Writer

February 1, 2019

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Vaping has gained popularity in recent years marketed as a healthier alternative to smoking. Critics of the new trend claim it is marketed toward children with the use of buttery, realistic flavors and flashy packaging. High scho...

Flu Shot: Catching Germs and Saving Lives

Jess Rogers, Student Writer

February 1, 2019

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An invisible serial killer has plagued the human population for centuries and still has not been caught. Once the killer gets ahold of its victim, it is a brutal war between the two. A person’s individual strength essentially determines his or her ...

Editorial Statement

December 18, 2018

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Disclaimer: The views expressed in the editorial section of this newspaper are those of individual students and are not endorsed by the Pennridge School District.

Attend the Naval Academy

Sean Yoder, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018

Filed under Advice, Editorials

As a senior in high school, it can be extremely difficult to know what you want to do in the future.  Deciding on a school can be one of the harder decisions you make as a teenager, but one stands out from the rest.  Attending...

The Makeup Solution

December 18, 2018

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The Makeup Solution Getting makeup and figuring out how you like to wear it is a big part of growing up for most teenage girls. However, it can be extremely difficult, and expensive to try to start learning. The average price o...

Lowering the Drinking Age Saves Lives

Olivia Pennie

December 18, 2018

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The legal drinking age is the United States should be lowered to 18. A lot of current social issues will be prevented. Some people say that the drinking age should stay 21, or even be raised. They say this because people tend...

Starbursts

Alex Lippmann

December 18, 2018

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When you get that craving for something sweet and juicy, Starburst should be your answer. With the unexplainably juicy flavors, you would never believe that it all came from such a little package. The candy was originally intro...

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