Senioritis isn’t worth it

Elisabeth Kolb and Ellie Borghi

March 13, 2020

Senioritis: an attitude epidemic sweeping the halls of our very high school. Many seniors feel like they are set once they get accepted into college, so they relinquish the reins on their school work. Their work ethic plummets and their grades slip through the cracks. Ho...

The Reality of Reality TV

Julie Trautner, Student Writer

March 12, 2020

The false reality of reality TV shows is damaging to today’s society as this type of TV puts out harmful stereotypes of people and could be considered as unethical. The viewers of reality TV shows have climbed throughout the yea...

The Effects of Student Jobs on High Schoolers

Lindsay Gordon, Student Writer

March 5, 2020

Student jobs provide high schoolers with the opportunity to learn responsibility and time management, but if their job becomes overwhelming, a student can experience an academic decrease. High school jobs expose young students to t...

Opinion: Light Up the Courts!

Connor McOwen, Student Writer

March 3, 2020

With springtime rapidly approaching, warm weather, long nights, and basketball at Hilltown Civic Park are about to become reality. In the Pennridge area, these courts are a great way to spend the afternoon or evening with frien...

The Importance of the Arts

Francesca DiGiovanni, Student Writer

February 24, 2020

Arts education is a necessity in schools. Unfortunately, so many students are deprived of the arts, and their education suffers because of it. In the past few years, arts programs have been on the decline. Many schools do not gi...

Reconsider Shopping from Fast Fashion Clothing Companies

Sarah Townsend, Student Writer

February 24, 2020

While shopping for new, trendy, and cheap clothing, most people don't think of where it comes from, and at what cost. “Fast fashion” is a term used to describe clothes that reproduce the latest designs shown in fashion shows ...

The Unnecessary Costs of Applying to College

Ashlyn McClelland, Student Writer

February 24, 2020

We believe that there are too many high  costs when applying to college which are very  gratuitous especially when there is no guarantee  of acceptance.  Senior year is unintentionally designed to be laid back, ...

Modern Taxation Without Representation

Ava Komasz, Student Writer

February 24, 2020

The voting age in America should be lowered. Voting has a major impact on tax laws that affect children ages 14 to 17. Considering these ages are impacted by state and federal laws, they should be able to vote so that they ha...

To Make a Living Caring for the Dying

Lydia Darrah, Student Writer

February 20, 2020

Watching a loved one pass is undoubtedly one of the most painful experiences one can have and most of us know exactly how it feels. As heartbreaking as it is to know of someone who has died suddenly and sometimes unexpectedly, wha...

“Life Sentence 360”

Giovanni Ferraro, Student Writer

February 17, 2020

The year 2020 is upon us and so are digital apps that can track your every movement. Parents around the world have a constant bird’s-eye view of their children. The exact speed at which you are driving can be directly monitor...

Phone Affects on Teens

Macy Price, Student Writer

February 17, 2020

For the last decade, as cell phones have continued to improve and become more advanced, human usage steadily increased along with it. With new apps, social media, and texting, people are staring at their phones all day, everyd...