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Bonkey’s is Open for the Season

Bonkey’s is Open for the Season

Emily Christian, Arts & Entertainment Editor
March 20
Filed under Features, News

Nothing but smiles is what the Bonkey’s crew is serving up. With this year marking its 14th anniversary, it is definitely a nostalgic place, not only for people living in New Freedom, but for many surrounding towns as well. Whether you are a regular, newcomer, young or old, you will always be trea...

Put a “Spring” In Your Step

Put a “Spring” In Your Step

Katelin Tyler, News Editor
March 9
Filed under News

The spring, for most students, comes as a relief; the sun comes out once again, spring sports gear up for a competitive season, and extra activities are planned, giving us something to look forward to towards the end of the year. At the start of March, Mini-Thon is the first event that kicks off the spr...

How Does Susky Give Back?

How Does Susky Give Back?

Dan McNair, Video Editor
February 22
Filed under News, Showcase

Fractured Prune Fundraising SYCSD Choral Boosters

Fractured Prune Fundraising SYCSD Choral Boosters

Ariel Barbera, Assistant Editor-in-Chief
February 16
Filed under News

The Fractured Prune is fundraising for the SYCSD Choral Boosters from Monday, February 20 to Thursday, February 23. The Fractured Prune is accepting fundraisers for all four days from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. All food and drink purchases apply. Customers must bring a Fractured Prune flier and show it when pu...

Mini-THON Hosts Panera Bread Spirit Night

Mini-THON Hosts Panera Bread Spirit Night

Emily Rivers, Assistant Editor-in-Chief
February 15
Filed under News

Mini-THON will be hosting a spirit night at Panera Bread on March 2, 2017 from 4:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. You can help support Mini-THON by bringing a flyer or by showing an electronic copy of the flyer when you place your order. Learn more about Fundraising Nights at Panera Bread at: http://fundraising.panerabread.com/  

Sophomores “Get Real”

Sophomores “Get Real”

Jayde-Rhiannon Jackson, Reporter
February 6
Filed under News

  Our sophomores will participate in “Get Real Day” where they will work with the York Jewish Community Center and their peers on March 2, 8 and 15,   The students have the opportunity to get to know one another and understand each other a bit more throughout the day in various activitie...

Week in News: Jan. 23 – 27

Miah Peryea, Reporter
February 3
Filed under News

 This week in news was full of politics and pop culture: the Oscars, Trump’s first steps as president, Paris Jackson and Ben Roethlisberger. Trump’s Latest Actions   Trump says he is still going through with the wall. In fact, it’s something that he is very persistent about. He orders the Mexican border to be built, an...

Can You Score 100% On This News Quiz?

Can You Score 100% On This News Quiz?

Emily Christian, Arts & Entertainment Editor
January 25
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News

Click Here to take this quiz. https://www.onlinequizcreator.com/this-week-in-news-quiz/quiz-243665

Student Council to Hold Second Annual Color Run

Dan McNair, Video Editor
January 25
Filed under News

Susky's student council will host the second annual color run fundraiser on the morning of April 29. A separate family-friendly and competitive race will be held, but both will feature the namesake color powder of the color run. Follow the Susky Student Council's twitter page for updates and more info...

What You Should Know About This Week’s News

What You Should Know About This Week’s News

Madison Gillespie, Reporter
January 18
Filed under News

Last week in news was an interesting week ranging from politics, to sports and entertainment.   Obama Farewell Speech: At the end of this week, president-elect Donald Trump to soon take office, current President Barack Obama gave his farewell address to the American people on Tuesday, Jan...

Save Money, Live Better

Save Money, Live Better

Emily Christian, Arts & Entertainment Editor
January 18
Filed under News

The thought of debt stresses many undergraduate students out, so why not apply for scholarships? Although looking for scholarships can be just as stressful as applying to colleges, it can benefit most students as it will save them money. It is important to know where to start your search, so continue ...

This Week in News At Your Fingertips

This Week in News At Your Fingertips

Emily Christian, Arts & Entertainment Editor
January 10
Filed under News

This week has been an eventful one. Read to find out what you’ve been missing. Fort Lauderdale Airport Chaos Friday marked the date of another mass shooting, occurring in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Shooter Esteban Santiago killed five and wounded six. According to CNN, Santiago brought a case wi...

Trumps Are In, Obamas are Out

Mia Kobylski, Reporter
January 9
Filed under News

  Donald J. Trump is set to take office on January 20, 2017, ending the eight-year reign of President Barack Obama and his family.   President Obama is known for taking troops out of the Middle East, finding and killing Osama Bin Laden and expanding health care.   His wife, Michelle ...

Mini-THON Hosts Snow King Fundraiser Competition

Dan McNair, Video Editor
December 21
Filed under News

Instead of hosting a “King of Hearts” fundraiser around Valentine’s day, as Student Council has done in many past years, Susquehannock’s mini-THON organization will take a different approach this year. With a name true to the chilly temperatures outdoors, mini-THON will hold a “Snow Kin...

The Week in News: Dec. 14-20

The Week in News: Dec. 14-20

Katelin Tyler, News Editor
December 20
Filed under News

Keep up with this week's most current news. Crisis in Aleppo It has been a long and strenuous fight for the people of Aleppo, losing thousands of people in a bloody war. Although President Bashar al-Assad has announced the Syrian take over in Aleppo, the city is still in confusion and conflict...

Get in the Holiday Spirit

Get in the Holiday Spirit

Kristen Krobot, Reporter
December 14
Filed under News

Student council is having a holiday spirit week next week, December 19 through December 22.   Monday, December 19: Holiday hat day Tuesday, December 20: Red and green day Wednesday, December 21: Snowed-In (Pajama) day Thursday, December 22: Holiday sweater day...

Update: New Developments on the DAPL

Elizabeth Johns, Reporter
December 14
Filed under News

According to a Standing Rock Sioux Tribe press release, on Sunday, December 4, the “U.S Army Corps of Engineers denied an easement to cross under Lake Oahe.” This means that all the hard work the water protectors have done for the last 6 months has finally paid off. In the same press relea...

Week in News: December 7 – 13

Week in News: December 7 – 13

Miah Peryea, Reporter
December 13
Filed under News

  This week in news tragedies and Trump’s latest actions fill up headlines. Read below for details. Fire in Oakland   A fire in Oakland, California could result in criminal charges  since the building where more than thirty people died was not up to fire safety requirements. Manslaug...

Breaking News: Everything You Need To Know

Breaking News: Everything You Need To Know

Katelin Tyler, News Editor
December 6
Filed under News

This week, news hit hard, and in case you missed it, here is all the top stories you need to know right now. Fidel Castro Dies At 90 Fidel Castro has finally died at age 90. Fidel Castro has been terrorizing the people of Cuba for more than 50 years. Castro began his 47-year reign over Cuba in 1959 a...

“I’ve Got Your Back” Spirit Week: Dec. 5-9

“I’ve Got Your Back” Spirit Week: Dec. 5-9

Mia Kobylski, Reporter
December 1
Filed under News

Aevidum is having a spirit week to bring awareness to diversity in our school from December 5-9. There are five themed days, all with corresponding colors and meanings. This spirit week is to lead up to the student versus staff basketball game on Friday, December 9 to support both Aevidum and Mini-THON. Monday,...

Week in News: Thanksgiving Break

Week in News: Thanksgiving Break

Emily Christian, Arts & Entertainment Editor
November 20
Filed under News

From the latest trends to the popular shows, we cover it all. The Magic That Never Dies Harry Potter fans it’s time to reunite! Friday, November 18 is the release of the new movie Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Wizards and muggles alike will be making their way to theaters to see wha...

Protests Nationwide Following Trump’s Victory

Protests Nationwide Following Trump’s Victory

Mia Kobylski, Reporter
November 18
Filed under Commentary, News

 In light of Donald Trump’s recent presidential victory over Hillary Clinton, those who are passionately against the new president-elect are taking their hatred to new levels.   American flags are being burned, and the phrase “Not my president” is being heard around the world.  ...

Video Student Produces Soccer Documentary

Dan McNair, Video Editor
November 11
Filed under News

After closing out a season to remember, a Susky video student is hard at work creating a mini-documentary following the boy’s soccer team during the past fall season. Junior Matthew Schiffbauer who has shown a passion for all disciplines of film making and video production since his early childh...

Mini-THON Flocks for Funds

Mini-THON Flocks for Funds

Logan Garvey, Editor-in-Chief
November 11
Filed under News

The Flocking fundraiser for Mini-THON will take place this week, November 14-18 and is a spoof off of the practical joke where plastic flamingos are placed all over a person’s lawn. Instead of flamingos, students will have the chance to “flock” their teachers' classrooms with $1.00 Warrior head...

Students Explore Careers at STEM Summit

Students Explore Careers at STEM Summit

Logan Garvey, Editor-in-Chief
November 11
Filed under News, Showcase

What the DAPL is and Why You Should Care

What the DAPL is and Why You Should Care

Elizabeth Johns, Reporter
November 10
Filed under Commentary, News

You wake up, turn the faucet to wash your face, and instantly you see the stream of water flooded with oil. Not something you want to see at 6 am? Neither do the people at the Standing Rock Sioux reservation in South Dakota. On January 25, 2016, the U.S Army Corps of Engineering approved th...

Aevidum Sells Bracelets For $1

Aevidum Sells Bracelets For $1

Ariel Barbera, Assistant Editor-in-Chief
October 31
Filed under News, Showcase

Aevidum is selling bracelets starting on Monday, October 31 through Monday, November 7. Each bracelet is $1. Purchase of this bracelet allows students to get 50% off each admission ticket to any SHS sporting event for the rest of this school year. The money goes towards supporting Aevidum. For...

Marching Band Blows Away Competition

Marching Band Blows Away Competition

Kelcie Baker, Reporter
October 31
Filed under News

The marching band has been on a winning streak this year with multiple high scores and lots of positive comments from the judges. They have won three competitions so far and are already working towards another one on Saturday, October 29. After countless hours of hard work and rehearsing since the summe...

Half-Day on Friday

Emily Rivers, Assistant Editor-in-Chief
October 27
Filed under News

Tomorrow, Friday, October 28, there will be a half-day. Students will be dismissed at 11:44 a.m due to a teacher in-service day.

Student Council Prepares for October Fun Night

Student Council Prepares for October Fun Night

Dan McNair, Video Editor
October 26
Filed under News

Susquehannock High School will open its doors tonight, Wednesday, October 26, for October Fun Night. Children  are welcome to join the (10+) clubs and organizations at SHS for a safe, fun night of trick-or-treating. For any questions or concern, please contact student council adviser Kellin McCullough...

Breaking News: 5 Things You Need to Know

Breaking News: 5 Things You Need to Know

Emily Christian, Arts & Entertainment Editor
October 25
Filed under News

Last Presidential Debate In just 2 weeks, 3 million people will be voting for their Presidential Nominee for the 2016 Presidential Election, so it seems fitting that that the Presidential Campaign just had its last debate on Wednesday, October 19. Here’s a recap of what went down: Donald Tru...

Students Announce Date of Mini-THON

Students Announce Date of Mini-THON

Logan Garvey, Editor-in-Chief
October 24
Filed under News, Showcase

  Susquehannock High School decided to adopt Mini-THON and join more than 70,000 students in a movement to conquer childhood cancer.   This school year, Mini-THON will be held on Friday, March 10 from 12:00-6:00 pm at the high school.   With over 16,000 kids being diagnosed in the Uni...

Marshall Manlove puts Susky in a Trance

Marshall Manlove puts Susky in a Trance

Kelcie Baker, Reporter
October 19
Filed under News

Hypnotist Marshall Manlove came to put on a show for our students on Friday, October 14. Student volunteers were hypnotized on stage in front of an audience to put on a very interesting and comedic show.

Susky Screams Red and White

Susky Screams Red and White

Ariel Barbera, Assistant Editor-in-Chief
October 17
Filed under News

Juniors Beat Seniors in Powder Puff Game

Juniors Beat Seniors in Powder Puff Game

Madison Gillespie, Reporter
October 14
Filed under News

 Juniors and seniors participated in a powder puff game with girls playing football and guys cheering on Wednesday, October 12.    The juniors ultimately ended up winning the game with a close score of 28-24.   Both teams have been working hard with their players so that they may come u...

Julien Sherman Accepted into U.S. Army All-American Marching Band

Julien Sherman Accepted into U.S. Army All-American Marching Band

Elizabeth Johns, Reporter
October 10
Filed under News, Showcase

Only four students from our school have been selected for the U.S Army All-American Marching band in previous years.  Senior Julien Sherman is now joining the elite. Sherman is a  snare drum percussion player in the Susquehannock Marching Band and has been playing since he was a baby. “My ...

Register for Mini-THON

Register for Mini-THON

Logan Garvey, Editor-in-Chief
October 7
Filed under News, Showcase

Susky's Mini-THON is gearing up! The event will be held on March 10 from 12:00-6:00 p.m. Click on this link to register, or ask Lacey Walker, Kari Cox, Michael Torbert, Danielle Simpson, or Kaleb Fair for the website link to register ASAP. Registration will also be held in person on Monday...

Susky Plans Events for Homecoming

Logan Garvey, Editor-in-Chief
October 5
Filed under News, Showcase

  Girls are frantically looking for the perfect dress and matching heels, planning how they to do their hair and nails. People are kicking into high-gear with school spirit at football games. Homecoming. This season can be an especially hectic time for everyone with school and extracurricular a...

No School on Monday

Kelcie Baker, Reporter
October 5
Filed under News

No school on Monday, October 10 thanks to Columbus Day. Homecoming spirit week has been cut short to four days due to this holiday.

News Update

News Update

Emily Christian, Arts & Entertainment Editor
October 4
Filed under News

Don’t miss what’s going on in the world around you. Read below to find out the major events that have occurred throughout this week: Miss Universe vs Trump   It is no shock that Donald Trump continually says what’s on his mind. However, he may have taken things too far this time. 19 yea...

Business Department Explores Required Financial Ed. Classes

Business Department Explores Required Financial Ed. Classes

Mia Kobylski, Reporter
October 3
Filed under News

  High school should prepare students for life after graduation; however, students often do not take finance classes.   After graduation, students often have debt and have to pay bills on their own without parental assistance.   Seventeen states require that high schools have mandatory financial classes in...

Middle School Receives Chromebooks

Kaitlyn Mauldin
September 27
Filed under News

Last year, only high school students had Chromebooks. Now this year, middle school students get them too. Students at Southern Middle School each received a Chromebook as part of the school’s one-to-one initiative. Middle school principal Dr. Len Reppert says the middle school wanted to...

Molin Explains Switch to Canvas

Ryan Birckhead
September 27
Filed under News

This year Principal Dr. Kevin Molin and his technology committee decided to switch from Blackboard to Canvas. After the years of using Blackboard, Molin found a new way for teachers to post assignments. It used Google and was easier for teachers and students. They switched because Blackboard was...

Corrieri Recieves “Outstanding Teacher Award”

Corrieri Recieves “Outstanding Teacher Award”

Emily Rivers, Assistant Editor-in-Chief
September 26
Filed under News

Library media specialist Kayse Corrieri has received the Shippensburg "Outstanding Teacher Award." For the 18th year in a row, the Southern York County school district has had a teacher nominated for the “Outstanding Teacher Award” by the Shippensburg University School Study Council.   ...

Get Involved with the Action at SHS

Logan Garvey, Editor-in-Chief
September 26
Filed under News

Getting involved during school can be a struggle for some. Students may not know when a club is meeting next or how to get involved. To fix this issue, here are some updates on clubs that are currently meeting and are open to having people join them: Aevidum Aevidum’s goal is to develop a posi...

Aevidum Leaders Educate Themselves about Mental Illness

Aevidum Leaders Educate Themselves about Mental Illness

Logan Garvey, Editor-in-Chief
September 22
Filed under News

  Aevidum leaders took things to the next level on Sept.7, breaking the silence surrounding mental health- and all the stereotypes associated with it. Students had the chance to cooperate with other Aevidum clubs around the county during a conference for a new group called the York County Yout...

Susky’s Student Section Seeks Improvement

Susky’s Student Section Seeks Improvement

Dan McNair, Video
September 14
Filed under News

Beginning this year, passionate students and new Athletic Director Brad Keaney are working hard to raise not only the number of students in Susquehannock’s student section, but also the excitement of the crowd during the game. Susky united and decided to improve its’ student section when it was ranke...

Krotzer Recognized as All Pro Teacher

Krotzer Recognized as All Pro Teacher

Logan Garvey, Editor-in-Chief
September 13
Filed under News

Science teacher Laura Krotzer was recognized Thursday, September 1 by the Philadelphia Eagles at their pre-season game as a 2016 All Pro Teacher. Krotzer was nominated by an SHS colleague and was one of 10 teachers in the tri-state area selected for this award.  The Eagles organization recognizes outstan...

Seniors to Present Graduation Project to Career Seminar Classes

Emily Rivers, Assistant Editor-in-Chief
September 9
Filed under News

  Seniors graduating in 2017 are the first to see a major change in the graduation project. In the past, seniors would present their graduation project to their homeroom teacher. However, this year students will be expected to present to a career seminar class.   Career seminar teacher Jocelyn Ruppert...

Susky Station Announces Flash Sale

Susky Station Announces Flash Sale

Ariel Barbera, Assistant Editor-in-Chief
September 9
Filed under News

The Susky Station is having a flash sale today, September 9. The station will be lowering the price of one of their most popular products, Chex Mix, in order to draw in more business and to get more word around to the students about the store. Their future goal is to get more feedback from students about wh...

Freshmen Review the Link Day Experience

Freshmen Review the Link Day Experience

Kelcie Baker, Reporter
September 6
Filed under News, Showcase

The class of 2020 were welcomed on the first day by participating in an active day with the juniors and seniors of Link Crew. The day is geared towards making the freshmen more excited about high school  and to bring the classes together. To get an idea of how the day went, some of the freshmen were as...

Gallegos Takes 2nd at PA Regional Computer Fair

Gallegos Takes 2nd at PA Regional Computer Fair

May 25
Filed under News

Senior David Gallegos won second at the  PA Regional Computer Fair at Dickinson College yesterday. He combined the state animal, the whitetail deer, with computer elements. Junior Kylie Taylor and  Gallegos both took their first place PA Regional Computer Fair designs to the state competition...

Susky’s 2016 Prom Makes an Impression on Students

Dan McNair, Video Journalist
May 18
Filed under News

Juniors and seniors spend hours picking the right tuxedo or dress, creating the perfect promposal, and spending a lot of money in preparation for the premier event of the school year: prom. Susky’s prom committee selected the extravagant Valley Mansion in Cockeysville, Maryland as the venue. ...

Seniors Shine at Senior Banquet and Awards Ceremony

Seniors Shine at Senior Banquet and Awards Ceremony

Ally Kerr, Assistant Sports Editor
May 18
Filed under News

The Class of 2016 had the spotlight on Thursday, May 12 as they accepted awards and scholarships at the Senior Banquet and the Senior Awards Program.

May 16: Week In News

May 16: Week In News

Emily Christian, Reporter
May 17
Filed under News

This past week has seen many developments in regards to politics, entertainment and astronomy. Read to learn what is going on the world. Election Update Pressure boils between the candidates as votes increase and runners drop out. See the leading delegates for the Republicans and Democrats with...

Susky Color Run Closes Out “Kick Cancer Week” with Energy

Dan McNair, Video Journalist
May 16
Filed under News

A highlight video recapping Susquehannock High School's 2016 Color Run.

Trump Will Be RNC’s Nominee

Mitchell Green, Reporter
May 15
Filed under News

John Kasich announced last Wednesday that he is officially dropping out of the presidential race shortly after another party member, senator Ted Cruz, did the same. Kasich told CNN he was sitting on a plane bound for a campaign fundraiser in Washington when he said he “had a change of heart” and decided he would no longer continue in th...

Hard News And Entertainment- All In One Place

Hard News And Entertainment- All In One Place

Emily Christian, Reporter
May 5
Filed under News

The school year is finally starting to slow down, but news is always rapidly increasing. Check out what’s going on this week. Bye Bye Cruz The election bid farewell to Republican Ted Cruz on Tuesday, May 3. After losing to Donald Trump in Indiana, Cruz decided it was time for him to opt...

Cruz Exits Race After Dramatic Indiana Primary

Mitchell Green, Reporter
May 5
Filed under News

Several hundred thousand voters turned out to cast their ballots at the Indiana Primary on Tuesday, where it quickly became apparent that Trump was going to finish with a commanding lead. It was such an intense lead that it led to Ted Cruz officially dropping out of the race. He said in It was such...

ITS Troupe #4088 Welcomes New Members

ITS Troupe #4088 Welcomes New Members

Grace Burns, Assistant Editor-in-Chief
May 3
Filed under News

  22 theatre faces joined the International Thespian Society, or ITS, Troupe #4088 as new inductees on Tuesday, April 26 at 7 p.m.   In order to become a member of ITS, theatre students must have been a part of at least two productions in which they contributed 100 hours of work.    ...

Color Run Brightens the Community

Color Run Brightens the Community

Ally Kerr, Assistant Sports Editor
April 27
Filed under News

  Susquehannock kicked cancer by showing its colors in the high school’s first ever Color Run on Saturday, April 23 on the school's campus.   This past week was Kick Cancer Week at the high school where students and staff helped raise money for cancer research. Finishing off the week, studen...

Color Run Draws Crowds

Color Run Draws Crowds

Jake Smith, Assistant Editor-in-Chief
April 26
Filed under News

Saturday morning's Color Run was easily one of Susquehannock Student Council's biggest events. Drawing about 270 runners and countless more spectators and volunteers, the event was a  success, especially considering that this is the first event of this type put on by the school. The Color Run provided...

Student Council Treats Students to Rita’s

Student Council Treats Students to Rita’s

Grace Burns, Assistant Editor-in-Chief
April 26
Filed under News

Bringing the Kick Cancer spirit week to a close, student council distributed Rita's Italian ice and coupons to students and staff at the end of the day on Friday, April 22.

Tech Shed Programs an App

Michael Younkin, Commentary Editor
April 26
Filed under News

  Three members of the  Tech Shed, sophomore Aditya Kandala, senior Angela Novacek and sophomore Carter Curry, went to Penn State Main Campus to present an app that they developed to a second round of judging on April 12, 2016. They did not win, but gained a lot from the experience.   The ...

Jail a Teacher is a Success with Students

Logan Garvey, Features Editor
April 22
Filed under News

Courier News: National News in Pictures

Courier News: National News in Pictures

Katelin Tyler, Reporter
April 22
Filed under News

Read this week's news via a picture play-by-play.

Susky Art Students Enter Vans Competititon

Dan McNair, Video Journalist
April 19
Filed under News

Vans sneakers are a recognizable symbol of pop culture to many individuals around the world, but most are unaware that the classic shoes are being turned into sculptures by high school students around the nation. Vans Custom Culture is a competition that recruits students to turn a pair of blank vans i...

A Beach Tradition Made It’s Wave To Shrewsbury

A Beach Tradition Made It’s Wave To Shrewsbury

Ally Kerr, Assistant Sports Editor
April 19
Filed under News

Usually when someone hears the words "Fractured Prune" they think about purchasing hot doughnuts at the beach on the boardwalk. Now it has changed. Fractured Prune has settled a franchise in Shrewsbury and had it's Grand Opening on Thursday, April 14 at 6:00 AM.  

Kick Cancer Week Is Here

Kick Cancer Week Is Here

Jake Smith, Assistant Editor-in-Chief
April 15
Filed under News

  Kick Cancer Week, one of the most charitable events of the school year, is next week. Student Council runs this week to fundraise for the American Cancer Society and will introduce some new activities, most notably the Color Run. Here’s your guide to Kick Cancer Week.   Spirit Week:...

Susquehannock “Kicks Cancer” Next Week

Susquehannock “Kicks Cancer” Next Week

Jake Smith, Assistant-Editor-in-Chief
April 15
Filed under News, Showcase

  Kick Cancer Week, one of the most charitable events of the school year, is next week. Student Council runs this week to fundraise for the American Cancer Society and will introduce some new activities, most notably the Color Run. Here’s your guide to Kick Cancer Week. Spirit Week:   L...

End-Of-The-Year Testing Schedule

End-Of-The-Year Testing Schedule

Emily Christian, Reporter
April 11
Filed under News, Showcase

With May only one month away, check out these testing schedules for AP tests and Finals to be ahead of the game: ...

AP Environmental Science Students Go Green

AP Environmental Science Students Go Green

Grace Burns, Assistant Editor-in-Chief
April 11
Filed under News

  Humans dump over 5 million tons of plastic into the oceans each year, and students in AP Environmental Science, or APES, are taking a stand against this pollution.   For months, students in APES have been working on an interactive and primarily student-run project that aims to decrease pl...

Link Crew Leader Applications Are Soon Due

Link Crew Leader Applications Are Soon Due

Ally Kerr, Assistant Sports Editor
April 5
Filed under News

  With the school year coming to a close, Link Crew leader applications for this upcoming school year are now being accepted from current sophomores and juniors.   To be a Link Crew leader, you must have a variety of personality traits and be willing and motivated to make the freshmen's transition ...

The Explosion Heard Around The World

The Explosion Heard Around The World

Katelin Tyler, Reporter
April 4
Filed under News

News raced across the world, people were in terror, pure chaos filled the streets, and panic was drawn on the faces of civilians. March 22, 2016 is one day that will haunt the minds of people who lived through the attack on Brussels, Belgium. This is not the only time the world has seen this; the nation has...

S.M.S. Aevidum Closet is Open For Business

Dan McNair, Video Journalist
April 4
Filed under News

Even if, for the most part, someone is comfortable at school, there are still challenging moments for everybody. A group of students at S.M.S. wants to ensure that their peers always have someone to fall back on during hard times. The Aevidum Club, which derives its name from the latin phra...

Susky Station Serves Students

Susky Station Serves Students

Logan Garvey, Features Editor
March 30
Filed under News, Showcase

  Half-asleep and attempting to push his way through the bustle and commotion of high school students, a teenage boy buys a coffee from the new Susky Station.         As of next school year, students will have the opportunity to buy foods and drinks throughout the day at the new school store, th...

Students Lead Robotics Club to Victory

Students Lead Robotics Club to Victory

Jake Smith, Assistant Editor-in-Chief
March 30
Filed under Alumni Pride, News

  Susquehannock robotics club members helped lead their team to victory at a local competition last Saturday.   While many students learn mostly in school, the determined members of the local robotics team TechFire take their education beyond the classroom, bonding with peers from other schools ...

What’s What in the Political World: March 22, 2016

What’s What in the Political World: March 22, 2016

Katelin Tyler, Reporter
March 29
Filed under News

  On Tuesday, March 22, voters from Arizona, Utah and Idaho cast their votes. For all the voters that try to keep up with politics but just can not, here is a breakdown of what was at stake at last Tuesday’s primary. What time did it start? The polls opened in Arizona at 8 a.m., in Utah...

New Week, New News

Emily Christian, Reporter
March 24
Filed under News

The latest news has been covered and provided below: North Korea Sends Missile After Missile The East Sea received two missiles sent by North Korea on Friday. The country’s latest provocation was simply to demonstrate force and power against international pressure to give up their nuclear progr...

10th Annual College Fair Guides Students

10th Annual College Fair Guides Students

Ally Kerr, Assistant Sports Editor
March 24
Filed under News

  Now is the time where upperclassmen are really starting to think about their future plans after high school.   For the past ten years, the high school has held a college fair where an exceptional amount of local colleges and universities come to advertise their school to the juniors and sen...

What’s Happening with the Supreme Court?

What’s Happening with the Supreme Court?

Jake Smith, Assistant Editor-in-Chief
March 21
Filed under News

  Last Wednesday, President Obama nominated judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court. In any other year, this news would have been mundane, but filling the vacancy on the highest court in America is quickly becoming a Herculean task. This issue is complicated, but one that might set a very impor...

Kicking Cancer One Color At a Time

Kicking Cancer One Color At a Time

Grace Burns, Assistant Editor-in-Chief
March 15
Filed under News

  Bursts of vibrant colors will fill the air on Saturday, April 23 when the Kick Cancer 5K Color Run, hosted by student council, is underway.   The first annual Color Run will take place during Kick Cancer Week, and all of the money raised will be donated to the American Cancer Society.  All of the participants in the run will make their way around the campus on a...

The Week in News: The Highlights

The Week in News: The Highlights

Emily Christian, Reporter
March 11
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News and entertainment have been the talk of this week. Check out the latest buzz: Former First Lady Nancy Reagan Passes Considered one of the most influential ladies of all time, Nancy Reagan passed away at age 94 on March 6. Her death was caused by congestive heart failure, as stated by ABC News. She is planned to be buried next to her husband...

Seniors Scavenge to Fund a Prom Photo booth

Seniors Scavenge to Fund a Prom Photo booth

Ally Kerr, Assistant Sports Editor
March 11
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  With less than two months until prom, the senior class council is scrambling to fund-raise for the event since the junior class council didn’t produce enough money.   Every year, the photo booth at prom is the biggest hit for students. As of right now, there  will not be a photo booth, ...

Susky Juniors Plan for Field Trip

Susky Juniors Plan for Field Trip

Dan McNair, Video Journalist
March 8
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It isn’t often that high school students are treated to an all-day field trip, so many juniors who  are enrolled in A.P. Human Geography were excited when it was revealed that they would be traveling to several landmarks in and around York City on the April 26. Because the curriculum of AP Human Geography f...

Super Tuesday Confirms Political Front-Runners

Super Tuesday Confirms Political Front-Runners

Karly Matthews, Editor-In-Chief
March 3
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  Cameras are flashing. Candidates are smiling, saying what Americans want to hear. Pundits and their field reporters are relentlessly distributing stats and news. It’s Super Tuesday, the most important day in American election years, in which Americans in 13 states/territories cast their primary votes. ...

“Get Real” Program Recruits New Peer Leaders

Dan McNair, Video Journalist
February 29
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Although the “Get Real” program has only visited Susquehannock once during the 2014-2015 school year, students and faculty have acknowledged its importance. The York Jewish Community center will organize  and plan  activities for three single-day events on March 9, 17, and 24, focusing on creat...

Breaking News

Breaking News

Katelin Tyler, Reporter
February 27
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This is this past week's news to keep you up to date.   Jeb Bush Is No Longer a Contender In the Race Jeb Bush is an active politician with experience and his brother was even the president, so it comes to a surprise that he would suddenly retire his campaign. Jeb Bush started in June as a possible nominee for president and his...

Battle of the Buildings Raises Record Amount

Battle of the Buildings Raises Record Amount

Mallory Lebo, Reporter
February 27
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This year's Battle of the Buildings on Thursday, February 25 raised a record amount of money, $6,629.00. The eight-year total raised for scholarships is now $36,699.00.

Students Take a Break for S.T.E.M. Summit

Dan McNair, Video Journalist
February 26
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A spotlight video featuring the 2015-2016 S.T.E.M. Summit at Susquehannock High School

Students Embrace Random Acts of Kindness Day

Students Embrace Random Acts of Kindness Day

Grace Burns, Assistant Editor-in-Chief
February 21
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  Whether by holding a door open or giving a compliment, people can show consideration of each other in the simplest of ways.  The heart-warming messages of National Random Acts of Kindness Day spread throughout the school on Wednesday, February 17 as students and staff incorporated caring words...

What’s Going On in the World this Week

What’s Going On in the World this Week

Emily Christian, Reporter
February 21
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From pop culture to politics, there has been a lot happening this week. Fashion Week From streets to runways, fashion is exposed to millions, whether they are famous or not. It is a time to express new styles and looks to get trendy inspiration. Top fashion brands put on runway shows, choosing m...

Calumet Staff Pieces Memories Together

Calumet Staff Pieces Memories Together

Karly Matthews, Editor-In-Chief
February 18
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  Period one in English teacher Jessica Beste’s classroom is bustling with energy as 26 seniors have their eyes glued to MacBooks, designing the 2016 yearbook for the final deadline approaching on March 5.   The sixty-fourth edition of Calumet, Susquehannock’s yearbook, will be released to th...

Trump and Sanders Take a Victory Lap

Trump and Sanders Take a Victory Lap

Katelin Tyler, Reporter
February 16
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With tensions rising over who will take the White House next, the primary in New Hampshire brought us a little closer to unveiling our president. At the primary on February 10, Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders dominated, both taking home a win. Donald trump rallied in a 35.5% win, and Bernie Sanders ended up prevailing with 60% of the votes. On the Demo...

Susky Shows School Spirit On Pink, Red and White Day

Emily Rivers, Reporter
February 15
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The last day of the King of Hearts Spirit Week was on Thursday, February 11. Students dressed in pink, red and white lined the halls as the anticipation of who would be the King of Hearts began. Take a look:

Students Dress to Impress on Formal Day

Emily Rivers, Reporter
February 15
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Wednesday, February 10 was Formal Day, where students wore their best dresses and tuxes to school. Take a look:

Teachers and Students Switch Outfits for Dress Like A Teacher Day

Teachers and Students Switch Outfits for Dress Like A Teacher Day

Emily Rivers, Reporter
February 10
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The second day of the King of Hearts Spirit Week, Tuesday, was Dress Like A Teacher Day. Students dressed up as their favorite teachers, and some teachers even joined in and dressed as students. Take a look:

Trump-less debate helps Cruz

Trump-less debate helps Cruz

Matt Schoedel, Reporter
February 10
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A Republican debate took place with one less candidate at the podiums on January 28.   The frontrunner for the Republican party, Donald Trump, boycotted the debate due to feuding with Fox News. The top attending candidates were: Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, Ben Carson and Chris Christie.The debate star...

Students “Blend In” During Camo Spirit Day

Emily Rivers, Reporter
February 9
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On February 8, students dressed in camouflage from head to toe filled the halls for Camo day, the first day of the King of Hearts Spirit Week.

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