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Dublin Borough Police Department

Dublin Borough Backing the Blue

Jessica Sherer, Student Writer January 12, 2022

Police officers carrying riot shields with batons held at their sides have become the new normal in media since the death of George Floyd. In Dublin however, the borough’s police department is working...

Revivals

Revivals

Victoria Ruth, Student Writer January 12, 2022

Have you ever thought about the effects that families have to deal with every day when it comes to living from paycheck to paycheck, or for those who don’t know where their next meal is going to come...

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Blast from the Past

Shreya Tripathi, Student Writer January 12, 2022

Toys are an integral part of our lives, especially throughout childhood. They shape our childhood and can help children learn different skills throughout their lives. They teach children about sharing,...

Melissa Wolf, Someone We Should All Look Up To

Melissa Wolf, Someone We Should All Look Up To

Noah Wolf, Student Writer January 11, 2022

Whether it’s overcoming the challenges life throws at her, or helping and caring for those who ask, Melissa Wolf has had an impact on so many lives in the best way possible. Melissa has gone by many...

The Shows of Our Childhood

The Shows of Our Childhood

Elisa Wilson, Student Writer January 11, 2022

The early 2000s was the peak of kids tv shows. It gave us classics like Blues Clues, The Wiggles, Lazy Town, and Wonder Pets, to name a few. All iconic in their own right, but the question becomes what...

How a Strict Daily Routine Changed My Life

How a Strict Daily Routine Changed My Life

Danny Whalen, Student Writer January 11, 2022

Some people wake up and go to practice, work, school, or simply stay home and do nothing. No matter what your schedule is throughout the day, having a strict routine to base your day off of can help you...

Ziplining over the Smoky Mountains

Ziplining over the Smoky Mountains

Kayla Weise, Student Writer January 11, 2022

Many people find zip lining to be very intimidating and dangerous, especially if they don’t like heights. I was hesitant too until I spent two hours on an adrenaline-fueled experience, soaring hundreds...

Hair Stylist: Madelyn Fanini

How to Style Short Hair

Jenna Fanini, Student Writer January 11, 2022

“Your hair is supposed to be a fun thing- something to style and play with and use to express yourself – when I say express yourself, I don’t mean one look that describes you, I mean looks that describe...

Mrs. Chonkos classroom

Mrs. Chonko: The Teacher Above the Rest

Alexander Smith, Student Writer January 7, 2022

Brittany Chonko, a Pennridge English teacher with an abundance of personality. While growing up, teaching is the only career path she envisioned herself in besides physical therapy. Being the best teacher...

A picture from the boys basketball practice. They are running plays.

Behind the scenes: Boys Basketball

Annabelle Sharp, Student Writer January 7, 2022

“Play hard, have fun, and be a great team” coach Behrens said when asked what the goal of practice is. The team works together and gets along. They practice hard and play hard, supporting each other...

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Wonders of Social Working

Victoria Sabath, Student Writer January 7, 2022

When looking for a job, you may be struggling to find what really interests you. There are so many professions to get involved with and so many fields to go into. One of the professions that can open up...

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The Origin of Groundhog Day

Robbie Pliszka, Student Writer January 7, 2022

Most people have heard of the day in February where a groundhog tells the world if spring is coming early or not. However, many people do not know how this tradition was started or why this is even a tradition...

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