• Check District provided email and Google Classrooms for updates
  • Virtual education will begin on Monday, March 30, 2020 for all students in grades 7-12 for all courses.

What parents need to understand about summer 2020

On Friday May 22, ninth graders Kristina Lepore, Peyton Daniel, Kadence Zerbey and Connor Lindsey celebrate going into the yellow phase by having a fire. This was the first time they have hung out since the lockdown was put in place.

Cassidy Klock, Reporter

May 26, 2020

As of May 15, some places in Pennsylvania have entered the “yellow phase” according to Governor Tom Wolfe.  The yellow phase is where certain things are starting to open back up, and also, people can start hanging out in groups less than 25.  Seeing as teens can now start hanging out in person, that opens ...

Online school is over but…..

Online school is over but.....

Sufana Hamid, Reporter

May 26, 2020

Online school is almost over, yet some students are still struggling. It seems like online school is very complicated and time consuming to many students who want free time as a part of their everyday routine. Online school is ending but cheating is still a live problem as well. During a regular on...

All readers must choose Agatha Christie novel

Christie's books are transelated to 100 languages.

Sufana Hamid, Reporter

May 11, 2020

Agatha Christie is a writer who challenged a world full of hate and discrimination against women. She wrote books male writers couldn’t comprehend. Her mom didn’t even want her to learn how to read, yet she wrote books people read everyday. Not to mention that she taught herself how to read befo...

Things people can do with family during COVID-19

Things people can do with family during COVID-19

Myah Lear, Reporter

May 11, 2020

Right now people are inside stuck with the people around them. For most people, they are spending time with their family or close friends. We all are not used to being stuck inside with them for days upon days at a time. There are many different things to do with friends and family  during the COVID-1...

Collection of stories to explore the world of Sherlock Holmes

This is one of the books sitting on Paris Lawson's home book shelf.  Consider this read during the extended break from school or over the summer.

Paris Lawson, Reporter

May 4, 2020

Sometimes it's hard to find a good detective story. A lot seem cliche, or like you’ve seen the same plot a hundred times over. The villains of the stories always seem to be guessable to the point where it's questionable to continue reading or not.  Just like many detective shows, these stories are often based on...

Best ways to manage school, home life

Each morning in this new environment Google classroom awaits.

Myah Lear, Reporter

April 27, 2020

Many people right now don’t know how to manage their free time during this difficult time. There are many things that I have learned to help this situation that I decided I could share with other people to make their lives a little bit easier. I don't usually start my work right as a wake up, and...

“Becoming Beatriz” by Tami Charles explores teen issues

This picture was taken from Amazon from Tami Charles' account

Sufana Hamid, Reporter

April 27, 2020

In today’s movie industry, being in a gang is usually very romanticized. These movies end up affecting the way people believe gangs actually work. Not only in movies, but also in books, gangs are viewed as a “cool” group to be in. These platforms that romanticize being in a gang never mention t...

Eating disorders: Livewire reporter shares personal journey

On April 27, I ate an English muffin, scrambled eggs with cheese and bacon slices for breakfast. This is a common breakfast I eat during my recovery journey.

Cassidy Klock, Reporter

April 22, 2020

According to the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, in the United States, as many as 10 out of 100 young women suffer from an eating disorder. Along those lines, eating disorders can also be linked with depression, anxiety and body image issues. These disorders can also occur in men...

Livewire reporter makes recommendations how to spend quarantine free time

Spending Time
There are many ways to spend time during quarantine depending on the things people enjoy. More and more things have come out of people being stuck at home, and the Harry Potter books being available for free online is just one of them.

Paris Lawson, Reporter

April 17, 2020

Being in quarantine because of a global pandemic is something quite a few people are not used to. Having online school in place of physical school and being inside all day even as the weather gets nicer has left a lot of people wondering what to do in their free time or how to relax after they’ve co...

Editorial: Take responsibility in new online learning

Halls at the junior high are empty for now as students continue online instruction. Governor Wolf announced April 9 school will not be back in session this school year.

Editorial Board

April 9, 2020

Something that junior high students need to remember is responsibility. With the onset of virtual education, most teens have decided to work from their bedrooms. Being at home opens a new door of distractions and possibilities for acting out. There are video games and all sorts of other distractions...

What to do during free time

Some books! There are eight books on the shelf just waiting to be read. There are many different books that are out there to read. The Harry Potter is on series available for free online during the coronavirus.

Myah Lear, Reporter

April 6, 2020

Everyone has an abundance of free time on their hands with not being able to attend school and having to socially distance themselves because of the coronavirus. There are a lot of productive things to do during this free time.  I am currently spending my time doing schoolwork and catching up with my...

Coronavirus: tips to stay safe during the global pandemic

First line of defense According to the American Red Cross website, washing hands plays a part in keeping safe from Covid-19. American Red Cross suggests washing hands with soap and warm water for 20 seconds.

Cassidy Klock, Reporter

April 3, 2020

As of March 11, the world was confirmed to be in a global pandemic due to the coronavirus outbreak. The coronavirus is a virus that attacks the respiratory system, creating a dry cough, making it difficult to breath, and causing some people to have to be hospitalized on ventilator support according to...

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