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April Fools Fall for Pranks

Courtney Rodgers, Reporter
April 24
Filed under Features

As is typical on the first of April, many students went out of their way to prank their friends. One student,  sophomore Wesley Juarez, went all out for April Fool’s. While most students chose to prank only one friend, or maybe just a parent or sibling, Juarez pulled pranks on many people April...

Kick Cancer Week Is Approaching

Kick Cancer Week Is Approaching

Abigail Bentz, Editor-in-Chief
April 24
Filed under Features

The annual Kick Cancer week is scheduled for Monday, April 20 through Friday, April 24. Read More »

Spanish Club Explores Other Cultures at Fiesta Mexico

Logan Garvey
April 24
Filed under Features

  Spanish Club members experienced Hispanic culture when they went to Fiesta Mexico on Wednesday, March 25. Going to Fiesta Mexico has been a tradition that’s been in the club for years now. The club continued the custom by making a trip to the restaurant again last week.  Some studen...

Susquehannock Gets Swinging

Emily Loehmer
April 24
Filed under Features

Band students hosted a swing dance and dinner on March 20 to give students a chance to have fun and listen to excellent music. Read More »...

Elementary Schools Peek into ‘Mary Poppins’

Elementary Schools Peek into ‘Mary Poppins’

Karly Matthews, Assistant Editor-In-Chief
April 24
Filed under Features

A little over a week before Susquehannock's production of Mary Poppins, the theater department performed for all three elementary schools on Wednesday, April 8.

How to Tie a Bow-tie for Prom

April 22
Filed under Features

Prom is approaching, and a key essential to impress your date or just to learn how is tying a tie or bow-tie. In this short clip the steps to tie a Windsor knot and the typical bow-tie are taught.

Students Make Checkpoints to Get Themselves Through the Year

Nicole Michels, Reporter
April 22
Filed under Features

With the end of the year winding down, there are many events that students and teachers can look forward to, including: the musical, AP tests, prom, award ceremonies, finals and graduation. Prom is the one night where juniors and seniors can have one last dance before the year ends. With the decorations,...

App of the Week Helps Students Finish Their Year

App of the Week Helps Students Finish Their Year

Abigail Bentz, Editor in Chief
April 16
Filed under Features

While some apps distract students from almost every assignment and task, there are a couple that can keep us on track. Various “Countdown” apps have been used to get students excited for all of the exciting events to come. Read More »...

iFunny: The app that ALWAYS gets a laugh

Michael Younkin, Reporter
April 16
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary, Features

For anyone looking to have a good laugh, iFunny is the app for you. iFunny is a free app that allows you to upload, view, comment on and give a ‘smile,’ the app’s version of a thumbs up, to millions of Internet pictures. While some of the content is inappropriate, the app, for the most part, displays...

Don’t Go Broke For Prom

Ally Lilly, Reporter
April 13
Filed under Commentary, Features

Between the dress, ticket, shoes, hair and other accessories, the cost of prom can be overwhelming, but there are ways to avoid high costs. These simple tips will help you to stand out at prom without feeling guilty about the cost. Read More »...

Promposal Season is Upon Us

Courtney Rodgers, Reporter
April 2
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features

Asking someone to prom can be a scary thing, but as the years go on, the promposals get bolder and bolder. Read More »...

Ambitious Students Sign Up For AP Testing

Ambitious Students Sign Up For AP Testing

Abigail Bentz, Editor-in-Chief
March 24
Filed under Features, News

After studying all year long and enrolling in their respective AP tests, students will test to earn college credit beginning Monday, May 6. Read More »...

Theatre Prepares to Fly to New Heights With Mary Poppins

Theatre Prepares to Fly to New Heights With Mary Poppins

Grace Burns, News Editor
March 24
Filed under Features

This year’s highly anticipated spring musical, Mary Poppins, is set to play from April 17-19 and promises to enthrall audiences thanks to months of hard work by the cast and crew. Read More »...

Seniors Look Forward to Thawing Out During Senior Week

Nicole Michels, Reporter
March 20
Filed under Features

Graduation, senior prom, college prep, and SATs- these are all events that come along with being a senior; however, the event that some seniors probably look forward to the most is senior week. Senior week is the week right after graduation when former students can relax and kick off what will...

Napping: Good or Bad?

Napping: Good or Bad?

Karly Matthews, Assistant Editor-In-Chief
March 20
Filed under Features

Despite the harsh stereotype of laziness that is associated with naps, students may benefit from catching some “zzzs” to improve their lives. Read More »...

Prom Dress 2015: Online or Store shopping?

Prom Dress 2015: Online or Store shopping?

Tyler Ritz
March 20
Filed under Commentary, Features

Prom is quickly approaching, and girls are scrambling to find a dress that suits them best. Read More »...

Engineering Students Dominate at Bridge Competition

Engineering Students Dominate at Bridge Competition

Logan Garvey
March 20
Filed under Features, News

Students in the engineering program traveled to Penn State York to compete and place in a bridge building competition on March 7. Read More »...

Silk commits to Virginia Wesleyan

Silk commits to Virginia Wesleyan

March 18
Filed under Athletics, Features

Senior Shane Silk has been playing lacrosse since he was in the second grade. His hard work and dedication to the sport has helped him find Virginia Wesleyan College where he will be playing lacrosse for the next four years.   Read More »...

Spring is here, and so is Bonkey’s

Courtney Rodgers
March 18
Filed under Features

The popular New Freedom ice cream shop Bonkey’s is opening for the season.  The store opened March 15 for the store’s twelfth season. Read More »...

Local Businesses Offer Part-Time Positions

Local Businesses Offer Part-Time Positions

Abigail Bentz, Editor-in-Chief
March 13
Filed under Features

As high schoolers begin to become more independent, the necessity for a part-time job grows. Finding a job in the area that fits the schedule of a high schooler does not have to be the overbearing stress that some make it out to be. Read More »...

Bryant Claims King

Tyler Ritz, Reporter
March 10
Filed under Features, News

Senior Caleb Bryant recently claimed the title of King of Heart for donating over $900. It started out with a simple box to collect cans, but his box quickly filled up. Read More »...

Students Take Part in Midnight Madness

Students Take Part in Midnight Madness

Courtney Rodgers, Reporter
March 9
Filed under Features

About 125 students from 6 different schools drove up to Heritage Hills on Friday, February 27 to take part in Midnight Madness, an activity that Young Life leaders advertise as “the best all-nighter of your life.” Read More »...

Wrestling Team Has Success at Sectionals

Logan Garvey
March 7
Filed under Athletics, Features

  The wrestling team had the opportunity to send all of their starters to sectionals at South Western High School on February 14. Read More »...

SATs Are Coming Up

Courtney Rodgers
February 26
Filed under Commentary, Features

For juniors, seniors, and some ambitious sophomores, SATs are coming up at Susquehannock on March 14. Read More »

Olivia Castriota Achieves Her Music Dream

February 25
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features

Alumna independent singer songwriter Olivia Castriota is gearing up to record her first album. Read More »...

Susky Celebrates Love

February 19
Filed under Features

It is the day of love and romance; it is the one day a year that you can be a mushy romantic and not be made fun of for it;  it is February 14, or, as most people refer to it as, Valentine’s Day, the time to take that special someone out to show them how much you care. Read More »...

Dangers of Drug Abuse

Nicole Michels, Reporter
February 18
Filed under Features

Adderall, marijuana, cocaine, and methamphetamine are all drugs that have been taken by many high school age students. There are many dangers of taking recreational drugs, involving one’s health and one’s social life. People who choose to take these drugs are risking ruining relationships and ...

Scheduling Advice for Underclassmen

Courtney Rodgers
February 18
Filed under Features

  Picking classes for the next school year can be both exciting and stressful for freshmen, sophomores, and juniors. Read More »...

Black History Month: Remembering Civil Rights Leaders

Black History Month: Remembering Civil Rights Leaders

Kerrie DeFelice, Reporter
February 12
Filed under Features

February 1 to February 28 America celebrates Black History Month, a month in which we appreciate what blacks have accomplished in such a short time. Many people still question why we still have Black History Month, but in a country where racism is still alive, even after so much progress, it is important...

King of Hearts Spirit Week brightens February

Stella Trovato, Reporter
February 11
Filed under Features

The King of Hearts event influenced a spirit week from February 9 to February 13. Read More »...

Senior Superlatives Echo through the Halls of Susquehannock

Senior Superlatives Echo through the Halls of Susquehannock

February 11
Filed under Features, News

This year's graduating class has had a few students that stand out just a tad more than the others, and they have been nominated or have won the senior superlative awards. Read More »...

The Super Bowl: Everything but the Game

The Super Bowl: Everything but the Game

Jake Smith, Features / A&E Editor
February 10
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary, Features

The Super Bowl, America’s favorite unofficial holiday, wrapped up the 2014-2015 football season. As always, it was a crazy mix of commercials, music, and tweets. There may have been a football game going on too. Here are the highs and lows of the show. Read More »...

Color Guard Goes to First Competition

Color Guard Goes to First Competition

Logan Garvey
February 9
Filed under Athletics, Features, Showcase

  With lots of nerves and hopes of receiving an excellent overall score, the indoor color guard team went to their first competition on Saturday, January 31 at Conestoga Valley High School. Read More »...

Students Enjoy Downtime on Snow Days

Students Enjoy Downtime on Snow Days

Courtney Rodgers, Reporter
January 29
Filed under Commentary, Features

With the winter months in full swing, students have been granted some much desired snow days, and no doubt will get at least a few more as the winter season winds down. No one likes having to make up snow days, but one cannot be upset about having a break in the week. Many students have found that they love t...

Susky Theatre Heads to Nebraska

Susky Theatre Heads to Nebraska

Logan Garvey
January 29
Filed under Features, News, Showcase

  After winning at the Pennsylvania International Thespian Society Festival at Central York High School, the cast of The 39 Steps was asked to perform at the national ITS Festival located in Lincoln, Nebraska. The national ITS Festival will be held from June 22 to June 27. Read More ...

French Club Offers Opportunity to Members

French Club Offers Opportunity to Members

Emily Loehmer, Reporter
January 26
Filed under Features

Twenty French students traveled to Rachel’s Café and Crêperie on January 15 to learn more about French cuisine and culture. Read More »...

Freedom of Speech Hangs in the Balance

Freedom of Speech Hangs in the Balance

Karly Matthews, Assistant Editor-In-Chief
January 25
Filed under Features

Freedom of speech was threatened within the offices of a Paris magazine on January 7, 2015, and the aftershock of this event has affected the entirety of the world. Read More »...

Ashley Bortner: Artist of the Month

Ashley Bortner: Artist of the Month

Logan Garvey, Reporter
January 25
Filed under Features, Showcase

  Excited to show the school her work, senior Ashley Bortner is proud to be named Artist of the Month for January. Read More »...

Sexual Harassment: Not a Laughing Matter

Sexual Harassment: Not a Laughing Matter

Grace Burns, News Editor
January 25
Filed under Features

Perhaps one of the most overlooked issues in the educational environment today is sexual harassment among students. A survey taken in the 2010-2011 school year revealed that 48% of middle and high school students were sexually harassed at least once during the year according to the U.S. News and World Report.  Comprehending the issue and its consequences is vital in strengthening students’ abilities to make wise deci...

King of Hearts Candidates Prepare for Food Drive

King of Hearts Candidates Prepare for Food Drive

Courtney Rodgers, Reporter
January 18
Filed under Commentary, Features, Showcase

The 2015 King of Hearts Candidates are getting ready to make a difference in Southern York County; the eight boys have stepped up to raise money and canned goods for a food drive.  Read More »...

The Year in Review: 2014 Pretty Bad

The Year in Review: 2014 Pretty Bad

Jake Smith, Features / A&E Editor
January 5
Filed under Commentary, Features, Showcase

2014 was a big year! Huge moves for equality were made. We lost important people. Twitter became the main outlet for today’s wasted youth. Foreign trouble reached America. It’s a lot, so let’s revisit the highs and lows of the year. Read More »...

Targeting Holiday Gifts Under $20

Targeting Holiday Gifts Under $20

Kerrie DeFelice, Reporter
December 17
Filed under Features

When searching for the perfect gift for friends, students often struggle with everything being over-priced. In order to spare the bank this holiday season here are a wide variety of gifts under $20 that students can find at Target. Movies: Read More »...

Cheerleading squad gains a new member

Cheerleading squad gains a new member

December 12
Filed under Features, Showcase

  The 2014-2015 basketball cheer-leading squad has a new addition to the group from previous years. Read More »...

Stewart Represents Susky in 2015 US Army All-American Marching Band

Stewart Represents Susky in 2015 US Army All-American Marching Band

Abigail Bentz, Editor in Chief
December 10
Filed under Features, News, Showcase

Senior Greg Stewart was added to the list of inducted members of the 2015 US Army All-American Marching Band on December 4, 2014. Read More »...

Texting and Driving: A Deadly Craze

Texting and Driving: A Deadly Craze

Karly Matthews, Assistant Editor-In-Chief
November 23
Filed under Features, Showcase

Since cell phones became popular in the 1980’s, roadways have become more dangerous for students and adults alike. Read More »...

Dan Pergrin: An Ambitious Artist

Dan Pergrin: An Ambitious Artist

Grace Burns, News Editor
November 23
Filed under Features, Showcase

Looking to make his personal artistic mark on the world, junior Dan Pergrin has been named November’s featured artist of the month. Read More »...

Thanksgiving Traditions

Thanksgiving Traditions

Kerrie DeFelice, Reporter
November 23
Filed under Features

With Thanksgiving approaching, students  will gather with their families soon to continue traditions that they have been partaking in for years. Read More »...

Students’ Favorite Fall Activities

Students’ Favorite Fall Activities

Kerrie DeFelice, Reporter
November 16
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features

As the summer nights end and the temperature begins to get colder, students are starting to enjoy their favorite fall activities. Read More »...

October Fun Night Scares Up a Huge Crowd

October Fun Night Scares Up a Huge Crowd

Jake SMith, Features / A&E Editor
November 14
Filed under Features

October Fun Night, the annual Halloween trick-or-treating event hosted by Susquehannock, drew huge crowds on Wednesday, October 29. Children in costumes and their parents gladly accepted candy from various organizations at the event, including Student Council, Spanish Club, Best Buds, and many more....

A Love Letter to the Cancelled “Utopia”

A Love Letter to the Cancelled “Utopia”

Jake Smith, Features / A&E Editor
November 14
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary, Features

Long-anticipated and dreaded results started coming in from major networks last Sunday evening, announcing which shows would be cancelled. Most of my favorites, including How to Get Away With Murder, Black-ish, and American Horror Story, among others, were spared, but one of the shows I anticipated ...

’39 Steps’ Takes Center Stage

’39 Steps’ Takes Center Stage

Grace Burns, News Editor
October 29
Filed under Features, Showcase

Looking to fill the auditorium with laughs, The 39 Steps, this year’s British comedic play, will be performed from November 21 to 23. Read More »...

Memorable Endings for Susquehannock’s Fall Sports

Memorable Endings for Susquehannock’s Fall Sports

Abigail Bentz, Editor in Chief
October 29
Filed under Athletics, Features

Susquehannock’s fall sports are coming to a close but not without some memorable endings. Read More »...

The Best Horror Movies for Halloween

The Best Horror Movies for Halloween

Jake Smith, Features/A&E Editor
October 29
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary, Features

Halloween is a time when we get to be scared of villains in horror movies, not the real problems that haunt our day-to-day lives. We don’t have to think about Ebola while watching a zombie flick. Werewolves trump social issues. Killings in the news are awful, but you can destress by watching a classic...

2014-2015 Winter Predictions

2014-2015 Winter Predictions

Kerrie DeFelice, Reporter
October 22
Filed under Commentary, Features

After last year’s snow-pocalypse, citizens of Southern York County experienced almost 14 inches of snow, and this winter will supposedly yield the same amount. According to the 2014 Farmers Almanac, this winter will be colder than normal. The cold temperatures, will occur in early to mid-December, and the sno...

How old is too old to trick-or-treat?

How old is too old to trick-or-treat?

Abigail Bentz, Editor-in-Chief
October 22
Filed under Features

Every October, students consider trading their costumes for a more “mature” way of celebrating Halloween, but one may question if  there really an age limit to trick-or-treating. Read More »...

Homecoming Queen Crowned

Homecoming Queen Crowned

October 17
Filed under Features, Showcase

This year’s senior homecoming court winners were: second runner up, Brandi Bradford; first runner up, Alexis Anelli; and queen Brittney Fitzgerald. Read More »...

Why Football is Doomed

Jake Smith, A&E / Features Editor
October 16
Filed under Athletics, Commentary, Features

Football is America’s favorite pastime. We as a country have yet to find a sport or TV show more captivating than the spectacle of the game. It seems like good, clean fun, no matter who you are and who you root for. However, if this was true at one point, it isn’t true now. Scandal after scandal...

Caleb Bryant Wedges His Way To Districts

Caleb Bryant Wedges His Way To Districts

October 16
Filed under Athletics, Features

Senior Caleb Bryant is excited for the biggest season in his 13 years of golf. Read More »...

The Truth About Ebola Revealed

The Truth About Ebola Revealed

Karly Matthews, Assistant Editor-In-Chief
October 14
Filed under Features, News, Showcase

In recent months, a contagious disease called Ebola, or Ebola hemorrhagic fever, has come to global attention. Though the disease originated in West Africa, Americans fear what the illness means for the rest of the world; however, as with most medical concerns, there are many myths and facts swirling...

Pep Rally Amps Up Homecoming

October 10
Filed under Features, News, Showcase

Homecoming weekend has come and gone. The school gathered on Friday, Oct. 3 in the main gym for the homecoming pep rally.    

Pep Rally Kicks Off the Homecoming Weekend

Pep Rally Kicks Off the Homecoming Weekend

Abigail Bentz, Editor in Chief
October 8
Filed under Features, News, Showcase

Student council pulled off a homecoming pep rally with some exciting activities in an attempt to grab students’ attention. Read More »...

The Prince Of Pink Contestants gear up to raise money

The Prince Of Pink Contestants gear up to raise money

Luke Bond
October 6
Filed under Features, News

The Prince of Pink candidates have been decided for the girls volleyball Dig Pink game. Read More »

Homecoming Proposals Help Students Seal the Deal

Homecoming Proposals Help Students Seal the Deal

Abigail Bentz, Editor in Chief
September 30
Filed under Features

With homecoming two weeks earlier than last year, students are quickly scrambling to find the best homecoming proposal ideas. Whether it’s flashy or personal, if you want a date for homecoming, you have to pop the question somehow. Students this year are finding creative ways to get their dates...

AP Courses Provide Beneficial Challenges

AP Courses Provide Beneficial Challenges

Grace Burns, News Editor
September 28
Filed under Features, Showcase

For students taking advanced placement courses, or AP courses, the school year presents many academic challenges leading up to those important exams in May. Read More »...

How to Deal With Sports Injuries

How to Deal With Sports Injuries

Kerrie DeFelice, Reporter
September 25
Filed under Athletics, Commentary, Features, Showcase

Sitting on the sideline due to an injury just doesn’t compare to playing on the field or court with your team. Athletic trainer Mike Fleming has treated student athletes for 12 years. He has always stressed to us the importance of injury prevention. Read More »...

Fall TV Preview

Jake Smith, A&E / Features Editor
September 25
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary, Features

The best time of the year in television is upon us - Fall Premier Season. TV’s least forgiving, most interesting month has kicked off. There are dozens of shows premiering in these few short weeks, and no one has enough time to watch them all. Here is the definitive list of new and returning shows...

New Line of Apple Products pleases consumers

New Line of Apple Products pleases consumers

Luke Bond
September 24
Filed under Features, Showcase

Recently, Apple unveiled its new line of products, including the highly anticipated iPhone 6, the larger iPhone 6 Plus, and the iWatch, along with its brand new operating system, IOS 8. Read More »...

Seven Students Step Up to Lead Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Seven Students Step Up to Lead Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Abigail Bentz, Editor in Chief
September 23
Filed under Features, News, Showcase

Another year marks the start of Fellowship of Christian Athletes meetings with some new student leaders stepping up. Read More »...

Alex Rebich: Ahead of the Game

Alex Rebich: Ahead of the Game

Karly Matthews
September 16
Filed under Features, Showcase

Students hear the word “college” almost constantly throughout high school. Therefore, they take interesting classes, visit universities, and ultimately create a graduation project about their professional futures to prepare. Read More »...

Susky ‘kicks cancer’

Matthew Mitzel
May 18
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features, News

Students  participated in Kick Cancer Week fundraising events sponsored by the Student Council during the last week in April.  Students had the opportunity to throw pies at teachers, dunk teachers in a dunk tank, or duck tape a teacher to a wall. Below are pictures from the activities that took place...

Barnhart’s involvement and hard work pays off

Abigail Bentz
May 18
Filed under Features

After four years at Susquehannock of clubs, sports and school work, senior Abbey Barnhart will graduate not only as valedictorian but also as a student known for her contributions to the school. Read More »...

Eat the way through summer

Eat the way through summer

Karly Matthews
May 18
Filed under Features

Trying new foods and eating out with friends or family is one of the best parts of summer. Even though the community is small, there are many cultural spots to explore when students have more free time. Restaurants range from the Japanese tradition of sushi to the tacos and fajitas of Mexican cuisine....

Upcoming events excite seniors

Upcoming events excite seniors

Julie Reed
May 18
Filed under Features

The senior class has many activities to look forward to as we get closer and closer to graduation. Read More »

Royalty was crowned at Susquehannock’s prom

Royalty was crowned at Susquehannock’s prom

Abigail Bentz
May 18
Filed under Features

Prom royalty was crowned on May 10; however, the crowned winners were surprised by the results. Read More »...

Students showcase craftsmanship at Art Fair

Matthew Mitzel
May 16
Filed under Features

On Wednesday, May 14 students from across the district got the chance to showcase the art work they have done throughout the year. The art and technology fair showcases art classes throughout the district along with photography classes and wood and metal shop classes from Susquehannock.    ...

Molin up for head principal position

Molin up for head principal position

Tyler Ritz
May 13
Filed under Features, News

Vice principal Kevin Molin will be in the running for the position of Head Principal for the upcoming 2014-2015 school year. The decision will be made at the May 22 school board meeting. He quickly made his way up the ranks, only being here for a year as assistant principal. Molin was more than...

Track and field team finishes strong

Track and field team finishes strong

Luke Bond
May 5
Filed under Athletics, Features

While the boys and girls track team cannot win the division this year, they still have a lot to look forward to in the post season and next season. Read More »...

Susquehannock uses Kick Cancer Week to make a difference

Susquehannock uses Kick Cancer Week to make a difference

Abigail Bentz
May 5
Filed under Features, News

Susquehannock’s annual Kick Cancer Week, scheduled for the last week in April, involves a number of new fundraisers. Read More »...

Graduate of the Citadel runs the SHS cafeteria with ease

Graduate of the Citadel runs the SHS cafeteria with ease

Matthew Mitzel
May 5
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features, Showcase

Behind the scenes in the cafeteria, General Manager Bruce Thens attributes much of his professional  success to the Citadel. Read More »...

Teacher Voice: Why did you begin to teach, and why do you enjoy teaching?

Teacher Voice: Why did you begin to teach, and why do you enjoy teaching?

Karly Matthews
April 28
Filed under Commentary, Features

The teachers at SHS share their stories about why they began teaching and why Susquehannock is such a great place to work. Each teacher has a unique reason for choosing his or her career path, but most agree that Susquehannock is one of the best places he or she have ever worked. Read More »...

Students’ outstanding achievements rewarded

Students’ outstanding achievements rewarded

Julie Reed
April 17
Filed under Commentary, Features, Showcase

Recently four seniors were recognized for their abilities and their outstanding achievements. Sadé Greenfield, Jess Voltaggio, Melissa Keuler, and Karina Ernst were asked the following questions in regards to their student of the month award’s. Read More »...

New York senior is accepted to all Ivy Leagues

New York senior is accepted to all Ivy Leagues

Abigail Bentz
April 14
Filed under Features, News

   After a senior from William Floyd High School, Kwasi Enin,received acceptance letters from all eight Ivy League schools, students are curious as to how he accomplished this feat. Read More »...

Q & A with Dr. Sandra Lemmon

Q & A with Dr. Sandra Lemmon

Grace Burns
April 9
Filed under Features, Showcase

  Dr. Sandra Lemmon, Southern York County School District’s Assistant Superintendent, will replace current Superintendent of Schools Dr. Thomas Hensley who is retiring at the end of this year.  Lemmon will serve as Superintendent from July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2019, according to The Susqueha...

‘Bye Bye Birdie’ rocks the stage

‘Bye Bye Birdie’ rocks the stage

Matthew Mitzel
April 9
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features, News, Showcase

Over the first weekend in April Susquehannock theatre brought the musical 'Bye Bye Birdie' to life.

Graduation requires year-round work

Elijah Holloway
April 3
Filed under Features

  Graduation, a memorable time for seniors to cherish forever, is more than a one day event.   Preparation begins at the beginning of the school year.  In the beginning of the year, senior class council advisor Kristin Johnson passes out order forms for caps and gowns and organizes the senior brea...

Prom-posals at Susquehannock have begun

Abigail Bentz
April 1
Filed under Features

As May approaches, the worrying about who to ask to prom has begun, leading to the appearance of some elaborate prom-posals. Read More »...

Teacher, music lover J. Dominick set to retire

Matthew Mitzel
April 1
Filed under Features, News

Many know him at Susquehannock as the music lover, the guitar player, or an overall outstanding teacher; students and staff say farewell to history and government teacher Joe Dominick. Read More »...

School’s internet less frustrating than it seems

School’s internet less frustrating than it seems

Elijah Holloway
March 31
Filed under Features

  Susquehannock’s technology department, which connects hundreds of computers, laptops, countless iPods and smartphones with internet protected the content filter of Smoothwall, has received complaints for blocked sites.   However, the situation would be a lot worse without daily monitoring by our tec...

Beloved English teacher Kelley to retire this year

Beloved English teacher Kelley to retire this year

Caitlin Garrett
March 31
Filed under Features, News, Showcase

  English teacher Tamara Kelley has worked at Susquehannock high school for 30 years as an outstanding member of the English department and sadly has decided to retire after this year. Read More »...

My cultural adventure in the Bahamas

Julie Reed
March 30
Filed under Features

   Recently I took a week long cruise to the Bahamas where I learned a lot about their culture. Read More »...

Freshmen cross the bridge in to high school

Abigail Bentz
March 27
Filed under Features

 With two months remaining in their first year of high school, freshmen have enjoyed the freedom of being high school students. Read More »...

Seniors see graduation in the horizon

Karly Matthews
March 25
Filed under Features

Since caps and gowns were handed out on Monday, March 17, some seniors have begun to visualize their graduations. Snow days have pushed graduation from June 4 to a later date that will be decided in April, so the Class of 2013 is thankful that graduation is finally starting to take shape. With less th...

iPhone 5s vs Samsung S5

iPhone 5s vs Samsung S5

Luke Bond
March 18
Filed under Features

  Android users and iPhone users will forever have a biased opinion of their devices; each side seems to have an argument to defend why their phone is better. Read More »...

The College Board shakes up the SATs

Abigail Bentz
March 18
Filed under Features, News

The College Board has decided that it is time to adjust  the SATs, the standardized test that many high school students stress about. Read More »...

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