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Mr. Edwards teaching class while sipping from his matching water bottle.

Philosophy of Edwards

Ryan Firmstone, Student Writer March 20, 2023

If you want a diverse learning style and environment, Jonathan Edwards is the right teacher for you. Grade 11 World Literature Academic or Honors can be a challenging course for many kids, but Edwards...

Saint Patricks Day Pretzels

St. Patrick’s Day: More than just Green and Leprechauns

Cate Didenko, Student Writer March 20, 2023

St. Patrick's Day is coming up this March 17., and the celebrations are quickly approaching. We may associate St. Patty's with green, leprechauns, and four-leaf clovers. However, there is a long history...

Special Olympics Unified Team Crossing the Finish Line

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Spreading Inclusion Through Sports

Aidan Crozier, Student Writer March 20, 2023

Established in 2016, Unified Sports at Pennridge serves the mission of “promoting social inclusion through shared sports training and competition experiences” in Pennridge High School. Pennridge Unified...

Dunkin’ Donuts exterior

A Dunk into Dunkin’

Madeline Kuhns, Student Writer March 20, 2023

Dunkin’ Donuts is known worldwide for its expansive coffee and donut selection. While some are critical of the freshness of Dunkin’s donuts, most of the population at Pennridge High School has positive...

Suffragists holding sign for womens rights.

The Importance of Women’s History Month

Megan Doyle, Student Writer March 20, 2023

Women's History Month is a well-deserved recognition of strong independent women. It once started as "Women's History Week" in 1978. In the following years, the celebration slowly spread to multiple other...

Pennridge Jazz Ensemble performing Alianza by Erik Morales.

Jazz on the Ridge: Success for the Pennridge Music Department

Belle Chelton, Student Writer March 17, 2023

Every year, the Pennridge High School Jazz Band and Ensemble host their home competition, Jazz on the Ridge. On Friday, March 10, six bordering schools came to perform and have their sets judged. The competition...

Enjoying Ice Cream at The Hickory Stick

The Hickory Stick

Hadley Polson, Student Writer March 17, 2023

The Hickory Stick, a local ice cream shop, is loved by many throughout the Bucks County community. The Hickory stick offers a unique and historic atmosphere, considering it used to be an old German schoolhouse....

A picture of a home screen to display the types of social media

Brainwashing: Social Media

Alexis Moyer, Student Writer March 17, 2023

Nearly 9 percent of the population will develop an eating disorder, 65 percent of the population have reported that they trust traditional news outlets, and 10 percent of the population admitted to reporting...

AP Psychology Review Book

Why Take AP Classes?

Emma Weise, Student Writer March 7, 2023

Advanced Placement (AP) courses can be extremely beneficial for high school students as they prepare to move into a new season of life. Not only do they allow students to learn more complex, in-depth information,...

The Perk. home of the Pennridge Rams.

A Staple Perkasie Eatery

Nasser Abdi, Student Writer March 7, 2023

The Perk, established in 1850, is a staple eatery for the Perkasie area. Originally called the South Perkasie Hotel, with clientele of farmers and merchants on their way from the Lehigh Valley to Philadelphia....

The welcoming sign posted outside the restaurant entrance.

Bebe and Pop’s Thriving Hive

Lauren Lee, Student Writer March 7, 2023

On Dec. 8, Beatrice and Thomas Kaizer fulfilled a lifelong dream as they commenced the grand opening of their local small business, Bebe and Pop’s Thriving Hive. The newly opened cafe is located in Sellersville,...

The image above depicts a poster from Sabrina Bate’s classroom with the statement, “The decision isn’t Black and White,” implying environmental issues have multiple causes and multiple effects.

Pollution is a Global Emergency

Isabella White, Student Writer March 7, 2023

The issue of pollution has become a growing concern ever since the industrial revolution. Pollution, whether air, water, or land, has been found to cause many damaging effects on the environment and people....

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