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What’s your New Year Resolution?

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Lydia Schimansky
Sixth grader Max Kephart said, “Clean my turtles tank more often!”
Eighth grader Payton Van Klaveren said, “My New Year’s resolution would have to be getting my grades up more.” (Emma Hovan )
Eighth grade science teacher Ashley Astle said, “To prioritize my mental health. I will read for 10 minutes everyday, go outside and spend time with friends.” (Londyn Runk)
Eighth grader Gavyn Weamer said, “My New Year resolution is to have a better work ethic in school.” (Andie Kephart)
Eight grader Jaden Touchton said, “My New Year’s resolution is to get back into horn. I am going to try to maintain my goal as much as I can since in jazz band I have to change to alto-sax.” (Fin Reed)
“I want to try and run more, so when it gets warm out, I am going to go on daily runs,” said eighth grader Izzie Benjamin. (Ella Heverly)
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Lydia Schimansky, Reporter
Hey! My name is Lydia Schimansky I am a reporter here for Livewire. I am also apart of the girls volleyball team here. Outside of school, you can catch me sleeping, watching Netflix or playing with my dog.
Emma Hovan, Reporter
Hi! My name is Emma Hovan, and I'm a news reporter for Livewire. Outside of school, I enjoy playing tennis, being with my puppy and listening to Taylor Swift.
Londyn Runk, Reporter
Hello! My name is Londyn, and I'm an eighth grade reporter. Since I was little, I have always enjoyed writing, so I'm super excited to write for Livewire this year! I love makeup/skincare, photography, going to the gym and travelling. My favorite place to travel to is New York City. When I'm older, I want to go to NYU and become an author. I have an English bulldog, a sheepadoodle, a baby turtle and two cats.
Andie Kephart, Reporter
Hey! My name is Andie Kephart, and I'm an eighth grader and reporter for Livewire. I really enjoy writing, reporting and photography. I'm very excited to be a part of the Livewire staff. Outside of school, I enjoy doing competitive weightlifting, painting and spending time with my friends. I have been lifting for 3 years now and have competed in many national competitions  all across  the U.S.  My favorite quote that I hear coaches and teachers say is, “Give 110% in all that you do.” I try to apply this to my life in the things that I do. My future plans are to go to Penn State University and become a physical therapist.
Fin Reed, Reporter
Hello! I am Fin Reed, I am 14 years old, a reporter and I am in eighth grade. Some things about me is that I really like cats and dogs. I love cooking and baking; my favorite thing to make are cake pops! I dye my hair very often, and I have 4 siblings. I love listening to music and making lyrics! I make bracelets and sometimes do Henna designs. I originally went to Juniata Elementary School when I was younger! I really like swimming and hiking in my free time!
Ella Heverly, Reporter
Hi! My name is Ella, and I am in 8th grade. I am honored to be on the news writing team! I hope to work with you and am looking forward to writing stories for our school website, Livewire! I found writing to be fun, and I am here now! In my free time I like to read, spend time with my friends and watch movies. I am a part of the Blair Regional YMCA swim team and am looking to join track. I am so excited to help our website and write stories for you to read and enjoy!

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    McKenna KoeckJan 22, 2024 at 7:45 am

    Those are all really good new year resolutions. Mine is to stop caring what people think, and try to be my self no matter what others say.

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