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Hopes and dreams! The historical musical is set during the early 1900s. Anastasia is one of my all time favorite musicals and there are many symbols that portray the aesthetic side of the show. It was taken off Broadway in 2019, but currently has the touring company traveling through the United States!

Maddie’s Guide to the Great White Way

Madison Aboud , Reporter June 2, 2022

When I was younger, I was obsessed with Disney princesses. Belle and Cinderella were my personal favorites. But as I got older, I learned of another animated princess movie. And after watching that, it...

Keep going. Lots of runners struggle when running up hills. Always continue to run up the hills, dont walk. Running up them will only make runners better!

Photography Blog: Distance Running Tips!

Miley Naugle, Reporter June 1, 2022

This weeks blog is about places to run. I will share some benefits about running on different terrain and changing up the scenery.

Let the dream descend! The Majestic Theater in New York is home to the longest running Broadway show of all time, The Phantom of the Opera. In March of 2022, I was given the chance to see the show on Broadway, and it was a dream come true!

Maddie’s Guide to The Great White Way

Madison Aboud, Reporter May 27, 2022

Picture this: A young girl is sitting with her family watching a movie. Normally, she would be playing with toys or dancing around, but for some reason she isn't. For the first time, she has her eyes completely...

Keeping up with the lions

Keeping up with the lions

Izabella Mccarthy and Melissa Krainer May 23, 2022

  The following are the events for Monday, May 23 to Friday, May 27: Monday, May 23:   PBIS Finally assembly    Wednesday, May 25:   Recess day grades Six-...

Modern kitchen. The delicious pizza comes baked fresh out of the oven. This delicious pizza was waiting to be taken to a table.

JJ Hadley

Grace Stadtmiller, Reporter May 19, 2022

Being able to get a fresh slice of pizza with friends and family right in the heart of Altoona. Having a refreshing drink after a hard day. JJ Hadley is a popular Italian pizza restaurant in downtown Altoona,...

Finding the perfect fit. Not every runner has the same preference in their shoes. Appalachian Running Company does a foot test to find the perfect shoe for each and every runner.

Photography Blog: Distance Running Tips!

Miley Naugle, Reporter May 16, 2022

This weeks blog is about finding the right shoes. Not everyone will like the same shoes, some might feel more comfortable for runners than others will and that is normal. One place that offers a verity...

Keeping up with the lions

Keeping up with the lions

Izabella Mccarthy and Melissa Krainer May 13, 2022

The following are the events for Monday, May 16 to Friday, May 20: Monday, May 16: 7th & 8th Grade White Baseball @ Spring Cove 4 p.m. – 5 p.m. (Spring Cove Middle School) Keystone Testing...

Sugar, butter, flour! Waitress is absolutely stunning to listen to and see! The musical was on Broadway for roughly four years before closing in early 2020. In September of 2021, the show came back to Broadway as part of Broadways big reopening! Waitress was originally at the Brooks Atkinson theater before the shows original closing, and when it reopened, it moved right across the street to the Ethel Barrymore.

Maddie’s Guide to The Great White Way

Madison Aboud, Reporter May 11, 2022

Ever since I was a little girl, I have loved musicals. My grandparents and father have taken me to see many shows from Oscar and Hammerstein's "Cinderella" to "Hamilton" to "Wicked." With each show, a...

Push each other! Try to run with someone who is the same speed or faster. Doing this will prevent runners from slowing down, and it will help them keep a good steady pace. Seventh grade runners Josie Watt and Ashlyn Noce push each other. The girls also race against each other during the cross country season.

Photography Blog: Distance running tips!

Miley Naugle, Reporter May 11, 2022

Hi, my name is Miley Naugle. I run cross country and long distance track for the school. I have been running for almost three years. In this photo blog, I hope to provide advice for younger runners so...

Keeping up with the lions

Keeping up with the lions

The following are the events for Monday, May 9 to Saturday, May 14: Monday, May 9: 7th & 8th Grade Track (Qualifiers Only) vs Hollidaysburg/3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Mansion Park) 7th &...

Keeping up with the lions

Keeping up with the lions

Hello! Our names are Sofia Hallinan, Izabella Mccarthy and Melissa Krainer and we are the news-reporting crew for Livewire. This is the first of many news blogs where we will keep you in the know of what...

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Building staff starts school year

Maddie Cowfer, Reporter September 20, 2019

 

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