Keeping up with the lions


Willow Yingling

Wow! Reporter Lily Miller tries pottery for the first time by watching Jessica Helsel make a bowl. The look on her face pretty much shows how some students feel when facing the wheel for the first time.

Maddy Pincin, Reporter

Check out these activities and updates on what’s going on in the school. Just in case you missed out on hearing about them on the announcements.

For ninth graders, the GACTC applications are due this month of January. The applications can be picked up and returned to the first or second floor Guidance Office. If you have any questions see Julie Yahner or Damon Luciano.

If you stayed for John King’s after school pottery class and made a mug last month, stop by King’s room to get a time to glaze your mug. If any mugs are not picked up by the end of January, they will be donated to the Mugs for the Community project.

 The coming up chess meetings are on Tuesdays, Jan. 9, 16 and 23.

Library overdue notices are being sent out. Please return any overdue books as soon as possible.

The library is hosting its second Virtual Book Club of this school year. Justina McCaulley is searching for seven students interested in reading and discussing Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. The book club will meet and discuss using Google Classroom so students can participate anywhere at anytime. If you are thinking about it, please stop by the library to get a copy of the book and get the Google Classroom code to join.

Team Railroader’s Museum announced Sophia Caputo as the student of the week.  They said that Sophia is a kind, hardworking, and creative student.

For literary magazine club, the meeting is next Wednesday, Jan. 17 in room 234 at 2:50 p.m.

The ninth grade Sweetheart’s Dance is coming up in the A gym on Thursday Feb. 15. Tickets will go on sale starting in the morning on Monday, Feb. 12 for students’ last name A-K and Tuesday, Feb. 13 for students’ last name L-Z. Tickets also will be sold on Wednesday, Feb. 14 for anyone who was absent. They will be sold on the first floor near the auditorium from 7:15-7:35 AM. The tickets will cost $5.00 each. Tickets will not be sold at the door.