Ninth grade honors students go on trial

Ninth grade honors students go on trial

Abbie Starr, Reporter

May 25, 2018


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John Blough’s honors classes created a mock trial associated with their study of And Then There Were None during the week of May 14 to 18 in his classroom. Ninth grader Sierra Lafavor was an attorney on one of the trials. “To prepare for the trial, we had to come up with different pieces...

School year ends with recess days from May 24-31

School year ends with recess days from May 24-31

Mychenze Alberts, Reporter

May 25, 2018


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The PBS program will be putting on their annual Recess Day from May 24-31. If anyone would like to go to recess day, they must pay 10 lion loot and can not be on probation or have more than five demerits. Ben Shank, seventh grade student, is participating in his first Recess Day this year. ”I a...

School hosts final game night for year

School hosts final game night for year

Ben Blackie, Photographer

May 25, 2018


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On May, Thursday the 17 students were able to stay after school to play games. At the event, students could play badminton, basketball and dodge ball. Students had the opportunity to forget about school and play with their friends. Students were able to play sports that they usually only play in gym...

Students end final marking period

Students end final marking period

Sarah Weathersbee, Reporter

May 24, 2018


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On June. 1, 2018 students will have their final day of school for the year, ending the final marking period. Teachers last day will be on June 5. Preparations are occurring to the school as well as for students for next year. The new high school will begin construction over the summer. “ I thin...

Escape room challenges students

Escape room challenges students

Joleyna Martino, Reporter

May 24, 2018


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On Friday May, 11 two students from each grade level and four of their invited friends competed in an escape room to win prizes. The students who submitted Lion Loot at lunch were randomly chosen to be put into the escape room challenge. Nicholas Caminiti organized the challenge. Seventh grader, Sam...

Students apply for high school summer school options

Students apply for high school summer school options

Maddie Detwiler, Reporter

May 23, 2018


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The first session for ninth grade summer school is June 11 to 26. The second session is July 5 to 20. There are two types of courses offered for summer school. Enrichment courses are offered to students who need more room on their schedules for interest electives or to participate in additional major...

Students compete in foreign language competition

Students compete in foreign language competition

Morgan Baker, Reporter

May 17, 2018


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Students taking foreign language classes competed in academic and non-academic areas at the twenty-ninth annual APPLES Foreign Language Festival at Indiana University of Pennsylvania to show what they have learned about each language. Students got to go based off their grade in the language class a...

Diversity Club goes to Holocaust Museum

Diversity Club goes to Holocaust Museum

Joleyna Martino, Reporter

May 15, 2018


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On Monday April 30, the Diversity Club took a trip to Washington D.C. to visit the Holocaust museum. The purpose of the trip was to educate the students on the history of the Holocaust and show the effect it has left. Eighth grade teacher, Kristin Fazio, organizes the Diversity Club and their trip...

Students show their spirit

Students show their spirit

Maddy Pincin, Reporter

May 1, 2018


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On April 5, the PBS community held a spirit day in the school to show support and spirit by wearing maroon and white. Spirit days are those days when the school has an actual day students are supposed to wear the schools colors and show support to the school. Many students, teachers and staff part...

Circus returns to town

Circus returns to town

Joleyna Martino, Reporter

April 26, 2018


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The Jaffa Circus is back in town. The circus returned on Monday April 9 and was in town until Sunday April 15. From clowns to flying trapeze and high wire acts, the Jaffa Circus attracts hundreds of spectators. Wesley Williams is a well known unicyclist in the circus. “My favorite part about the ...

Exchange students visit for cultural experience

Exchange students visit for cultural experience

Morgan Baker, Reporter

April 24, 2018


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German students hosted Austrians in their homes from April 6 to April 14 for the chance to learn more about another culture through foreign exchange programs. “It’s been interesting having the Austrians here because I got to learn a lot about their culture,” ninth grader Eve Hogan said. Ho...

Eleven teachers join staff

Eleven teachers join staff

Mychenze Alberts, Reporter

April 24, 2018


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In the 2017-2018 school year, there have been several new additions to the staff. Some of the additions include Kristina Rose, Nick Caminiti, Connor Chywski, Christy Harrold, Cameron Kyle, Keith McFarland, Adam Walstrom, Makenzie Wilt, Jen Herr, Kim Rieg and Tyler Elvey.  This is Kyle’s first year as a full time t...

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