Sport, clubs, activities need more support from students, teachers

Sport, clubs, activities need more support from students, teachers

Editorial Board

November 12, 2019

There are over thirty different and diverse clubs, sports and music programs here. It can be quite difficult to have support from the student and staff bodies for everything.  Even though it may be difficult to find the time to go and support the clubs, sports and music programs, it is important t...

Is it a sport? The marching band debate

Is it a sport? The marching band debate

Mykenzi Doran, Reporter

November 5, 2019

In marching bands across the world members must do many things at one time, so it's best if they have amazing multitasking skills. The hardest part is playing some kind of woodwind, brass or percussion instrument...while marching and reading music. People may not think of this as a sport, and it is n...

Three fantasy books worth reading soon

Three fantasy books worth reading soon

Paris Lawson, Reporter

November 1, 2019

Almost everyone’s views are different when it comes to reading, and sometimes it can be hard to find a person with the same interest for books. But when it all comes down to it, it doesn’t really matter which books may be considered better than others, the common factor of finding joy in reading will ...

Green Bean Coffee offers delicious drinks, sweets

Green Bean Coffee offers delicious drinks, sweets

Cassidy Klock, Reporter

November 1, 2019

Having a place to grab a hot cup of coffee and a fantastic sweet treat to eat while you study for a test or chat with a friend, is a great addition to any town. But you might be asking yourself, which coffee house should we pick? Or should we go to a cafe? Maybe even a creamery! Greenbean is a coffee...

Life of a twirler: Finding your passion

Life of a twirler: Finding your passion

Danielle Bardelang, Reporter

November 1, 2019

The battle of finding a hobby wasn’t the easiest for me. I went from ice skating to gymnastics, to baton twirling in just two short years. When I finally settled with the sport of baton twirling in 2014, I knew that it was my sport. The ShowTwirlers (a company in town) became my family. The coaches, ...

Reading changes everything

Reading changes everything

Sufana Hamid, Reporter

November 1, 2019

Books, the magical world of creative thinking, change many humans’ minds by using perennial lessons. Words have changed many societies and generations. Our teenagers are in need of books and their auspicious lessons that must make a difference in a reader’s life. Reading is a very generous action that ...

Altoona should switch to virtual snow days

Altoona should switch to virtual snow days

Maddie Cowfer, Reporter

November 1, 2019

When the weather effects going to school, it’s cancelled and students are forced to make up the day later in the year. The state of Pennsylvania recently approved virtual snow days allowing for alternatives to adding days into the school year at a later date.  It’s important for  all schools to ...

Top 5 movies to watch during Halloween

Top 5 movies to watch during Halloween

Myah Lear, Reporter

October 31, 2019

There are many different movies that air or have aired during October. Many include scary movies or fun cartoon movies. Some of the top Halloween movies range in both scary and cartoon sections. IT IT has been one of the reigning Halloween movies for a while, especially with the newer IT movies airing. IT is ...

Every student needs reader’s workshop

Every student needs reader’s workshop

Editorial Board

June 4, 2019

Reader’s workshop should be offered to all students in the junior high and high school. The foundation of reader’s workshop is choice, and it works.  Students aren’t forced to read something they do not appreciate or enjoy which means that students actually want to read.   In readers work...

“Glass Castle” teaches readers survival

“Glass Castle” teaches readers survival

Sadie Price, Reporter

May 28, 2019

“The Glass Castle” is a book that will teach the reader to be grateful for the little things in life. Throughout the book, the reader will read about all of the dangerous risks this family takes to stay together.   “The Glass Castle” is a book about a family who has very little money for many ...

Students deserve field trip

Students deserve field trip

Connor George, Reporter

May 24, 2019

At the end of the school year, students who joined any part of the music department, National Junior Honor Society or student council get to participate in an end of the year school trip to an amusement park.  These trips are during the school day, with students missing classes to go on them. But shou...

The List forces readers to think

The List forces readers to think

Avery Reid, Reporter

May 10, 2019

“The List” is a book that teaches readers about what high school girls have to deal with in their everyday lives. While reading the book, the readers won’t want to put it down. As they keep reading, they will find out that high school is filled with complex situations. “The List” is a...

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