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Track and Field: Coming Up Fast

Michael Younkin, Reporter
February 27
Filed under Athletics, News

Every year, the coming of spring does not just mean the lengthening of the days, the melting of snow, and the return of the birds. To many, it means one thing: track season. Read More »...

Meet The Winners of Battle of the Buildings

Meet The Winners of Battle of the Buildings

February 27
Filed under News

Seventeen Susquehannock teachers banded together to raise money and ultimately come out victorious during the annual Battle of the Building, which took place on February 26. Unlike in years past, the money from this Battle of the Buildings will go to the family of Jenny Smith, a sophomore currently...

Student Models Walk the Runway to Raise Money for Post Prom

Student Models Walk the Runway to Raise Money for Post Prom

Grace Burns, News Editor
February 26
Filed under News

As a way to raise money for post prom, several students modeled dresses and tuxedos at the Prom Fashion and Vendor Show at the New Freedom Community Center on Sunday, February 22. Read More »...

Team Jenny Works Hard to Raise Money

Emily Loehmer
February 26
Filed under News

Battle of the Buildings, a competition between every school building in the Southern York County School District that is full of relays and other fun activities, will raise money for the Four Diamonds Foundation in honor of sophomore Jenny Smith who has currently entered her own battle against cancer. &nbs...

Author Harper Lee Announces a New Novel

Author Harper Lee Announces a New Novel

Karly Matthews, Assistant Editor-In-Chief
February 18
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News

Harper Lee’s classic To Kill A Mockingbird has been enjoyed in classrooms for years, and though Lee has refused to talk to the media for years, she has announced that a sequel will be released in July. Read More »...

Student Teachers Learn the Craft at Susky

Stella Trovato, Reporter
February 18
Filed under News

Currently there are two student teachers in the building, Vallie Hinkle and John Cumberland, who are hoping to gain as much experience as possible. Read More »...

Library Begins the First Phase of Remodeling and Updating

Abigail Bentz, Editor in Chief
February 18
Filed under News

After years of delay, the library’s atmosphere is being updated and improved. Read More »...

Teacher Superlative Winners Step in the Spotlight

Teacher Superlative Winners Step in the Spotlight

Grace Burns, News Editor
February 12
Filed under News

As recognition for their memorable qualities, 12 teachers recently won superlatives that will be included in the yearbook as a result of a student-wide vote. 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 »...

STEM Inspires the Freshmen Class

Abigail Bentz, Editor in Chief
February 9
Filed under News

The freshmen class explored careers in Science and Math through the STEM program on Friday, January 30,  Read More »...

Who Will Be the King of Hearts?

Karly Matthews, Assistant Editor-In-Chief
February 9
Filed under News

The week of King of Hearts is here, and the student body is excited for the event’s festivities. Read More »

Students Attend Biology Field Trip

Abigail Phillips, Reporter
February 9
Filed under News

45 students went on an anatomy field trip to the Franklin Institute and the Mutter Museum in Philadelphia on Friday, January 9. Read More »...

Erin McNeal Chooses Safety in the Face of a Thief

Erin McNeal Chooses Safety in the Face of a Thief

Grace Burns, News Editor
January 30
Filed under News

Senior Erin McNeal, an employee at the Sunoco Gas Station in Shrewsbury, was the victim of a non-violent theft in the convenience store on Wednesday, January 21.   Read More »...

President Obama’s Address Should Interest Students

President Obama’s Address Should Interest Students

Karly Matthews, Assistant Editor-in-Chief
January 30
Filed under Commentary, News

As a high school student, it is difficult to decipher presidential speeches, yet, in the case of President Obama’s 2015 State of the Union Address, there are certain issues that require our attention. Read More »...

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 ...

Pennsylvania Mandates Curriculum On Snow Days

Pennsylvania Mandates Curriculum On Snow Days

Abigail Bentz, Editor in Chief
January 25
Filed under News

After a snow covered 2013-2014 school year, the Pennsylvania Department of Education has formed a plan to avoid the chaos that follows an excessive winter. Read More »...

York Galleria Experiences Retail Shutdown

York Galleria Experiences Retail Shutdown

Ally Lilly
January 25
Filed under News

Imagine going to the mall and not being able to shop at Debs, Wet Seal, or JCPenney. Many shoppers will soon experience this as the York Galleria faces a mass retail shutdown that may put the entire mall at risk.  Read More »...

Eleri Burnett Harmonizes with New Band Mates in Annual Rose Parade

Eleri Burnett Harmonizes with New Band Mates in Annual Rose Parade

Grace Burns, News Editor
January 18
Filed under News, Showcase

Joined by band members from all over the globe, senior Eleri Burnett played the bells in the Rose Parade on January 1 in Pasadena, California. Read More »...

Anticipated Cast List For Spring Musical Is Revealed

Abigail Bentz, Editor in Chief
January 13
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News

Members of the Susquehannock theater anxiously awaited on Monday, January 5 for the cast list for the spring musical, Mary Poppins, to be posted. Read More »...

New Security Cameras to Survey More Area

New Security Cameras to Survey More Area

Grace Burns, News Editor
December 18
Filed under News

Administration recently installed cameras at the entrances of all buildings in an act to enhance security in the district. Read More »...

Glen Rock Looks Forward to a New Dog Park

Glen Rock Looks Forward to a New Dog Park

Karly Matthews, Assistant Editor-In-Chief
December 15
Filed under News, Showcase

A new social opportunity for both you and your dog is coming to the Glen Rock Community Park late this spring or summer. Glen Rock resident Tiffani Murphy’s impending dog park will be the closest dog park to dog owners of this school district. Read More »...

Choir Students Harmonize With Professionals In Disney World

Grace Burns, News Editor
December 11
Filed under News

Several members of the high school choir explored Disney World and participated in a memorable performance from Wednesday, December 3 until Sunday, December 7.   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 »...

Youth Wrestling Plans the First Annual Turkey Trot

Abigail Bentz, Editor in Chief
November 23
Filed under News

Warrior Youth Wrestling is preparing for their first annual Turkey Trot, a fundraiser consisting of a 6k race on Thanksgiving morning. Read More »...

Foreign Language Clubs Give Students a Taste of Different Cultures

Grace Burns, News Editor
November 16
Filed under News

The French, Spanish and Latin clubs have been starting up, allowing students to broaden their horizons with their select foreign language. Read More »...

Susquehannock Marching Band Beats Competition

Susquehannock Marching Band Beats Competition

Jake Smith, Features / A&E Editor
November 16
Filed under News

The Susquehannock Marching Band took home second place in their last and biggest competition of the year. Marching band competed in the Liberty Division of the Cavalcade of Bands at Hersheypark Stadium on the evening of Saturday, November 8. Read More »...

Students Skip The Polls

Students Skip The Polls

Abigail Bentz, Editor in Chief
November 14
Filed under Commentary, News

Seniors becoming eligible to vote were given the opportunity this month to cast their ballot in the 2014 midterm election. Whether it was due to the registration process or simply a lack of motivation, the majority of approached seniors said they neglected to use their right to vote this year. ...

Movember

Movember

Luke Bond, Reporter
November 10
Filed under News

The Movember Foundation is raising money during the entire month of November for men’s health. The foundation is raising money and awareness for men’s health by having members sign up at Movember.com, and sport mustaches for the duration of the month. Since 2003, over four million members have signed...

Susquehannock Searches to Replace Outdated Technology

Susquehannock Searches to Replace Outdated Technology

Abigail Bentz, Editor in Chief
November 10
Filed under News, Showcase

Changes regarding Susquehannock technology are underway, but not before research is completed, including a student pilot study. Read More »...

Susquehannock Adopts Families For the Holidays

Susquehannock Adopts Families For the Holidays

Karly Matthews, Assistant Editor-In-Chief
November 10
Filed under News, Showcase

The Southern York Community Services, which supports over one hundred families in this area, is sponsoring “Adopt-A-Family” at Susquehannock. Read More »...

“Get Real Day” Returns in December

“Get Real Day” Returns in December

Karly Matthews, Assistant Editor-In-Chief
October 23
Filed under News, Showcase

Susquehannock hosted “Get Real Day,” a function meant to shatter boundaries between students two years ago, and the school will conduct the event again on December 9 and 11. Read More »...

Marching Band Outplays Competition

Marching Band Outplays Competition

Grace Burns, News Editor
October 19
Filed under News, Showcase

Taking its competition by storm, the high school marching band has placed first in its three competitions so far this season in the York Fair, against Connestoga Valley, and against Cumberland Valley. Read More »...

Girls Volleyball Wins Dig Pink Game and Raises Cancer Awareness

Girls Volleyball Wins Dig Pink Game and Raises Cancer Awareness

Grace Burns, News Editor
October 17
Filed under News, Showcase

The girls volleyball team won their Dig Pink game against Northeastern on Tuesday with a score of 3-1.  The Prince of Pink candidates were also recognized, and senior Clayton Leasure was crowned Prince of Pink for raising the most money out of all of the contestants.  So far, over $4,000 has been raised...

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.    

Safety Bug Simulates Drunk Driving and Reveals Dangers

Safety Bug Simulates Drunk Driving and Reveals Dangers

Grace Burns, News Editor
October 8
Filed under News, Showcase

This past Monday, the SADD club rented a Safety Bug driving simulator that drove as if the driver was intoxicated.  Numerous students and teachers were able to drive the bug around a course in the front parking lot and experienced the effects of drunk driving and a slowed reaction time. ...

Homecoming Tailgate Brings School Together

Homecoming Tailgate Brings School Together

Karly Matthews, Assistant Editor-In-Chief
October 8
Filed under News, Showcase

  Student council was determined to make this year’s homecoming tailgate a great experience for the school and community after last year’s tailgate was cancelled due to flooding. Read More »...

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 »

Shrewsbury Hosts New Restaurants

Shrewsbury Hosts New Restaurants

Karly Matthews, Assistant Editor-In-Chief
October 5
Filed under News

Currently, residents of Shrewsbury watch as a large wall is built and a new shopping center takes shape. The new center, called Messina Highlands, is owned by Joe Messina. Messina has two other shopping centers in Glen Rock and Stewartson as well, but the Shrewsbury plaza is his biggest project to date. The project is scheduled to open this fall. Read More »...

Thursday’s Spirit Day: Camo Day

Thursday’s Spirit Day: Camo Day

Grace Burns, News Editor
October 2
Filed under News

Wednesday’s Spirit Day: Wild West Day

Wednesday’s Spirit Day: Wild West Day

Grace Burns, News Editor
October 1
Filed under News

Monday’s Spirit Day: Pajama Day

Monday’s Spirit Day: Pajama Day

Grace Burns, News Editor
September 30
Filed under News, Showcase

Tuesday’s Spirit Day: USA Day

Tuesday’s Spirit Day: USA Day

Grace Burns, News Editor
September 30
Filed under News

SHS Meets Progress Book

SHS Meets Progress Book

Kerrie DeFelice, Reporter
September 25
Filed under News

  Progress Book, another online grade book for students, parents, and teachers, has replaced Lettergrade this school year. Students are able to see what teachers have planned for the week like grades, schedules, and report cards when using the new website. Read More »...

The Varsity Brain Team Meets Again

The Varsity Brain Team Meets Again

Karly Matthews
September 25
Filed under News, Showcase

While athletes hone in their skills by regularly attending practices and playing games, Quiz Bowl members prepare themselves through learning in school classes and weekly meetings. Quiz Bowl is a student club that focuses on memorizing pieces of information from all kinds of subjects. From minute...

Homecoming Court Revealed

Homecoming Court Revealed

Grace Burns, News Editor
September 23
Filed under News

Ten senior girls were elected by their class to be on homecoming court for this year’s 2014 festivities. Read More »

Child Care Field Trip Provides First-Hand Experience

Child Care Field Trip Provides First-Hand Experience

Abigail Bentz, Editors-in-Chief
September 23
Filed under News, Showcase

The child care classes took a field trip to a day care of their choice to experience the environment of a preschool on Thursday, September 10. 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 »...

A “Worm”?

A “Worm”?

September 17
Filed under News

Freshman Stevie King was more than shocked when she went to take a bite out of her lunch Thursday, September 4. What she found in her lunch was less than appetizing. Read More »...

Students Contend for Ribbons at the York Fair

Students Contend for Ribbons at the York Fair

Grace Burns, News Editor
September 11
Filed under News, Showcase

Seven students have entered work into competitions at this year’s York Fair in hopes of winning prizes. Read More »...

Homecoming in Hollywood Will Entrance Students

Homecoming in Hollywood Will Entrance Students

Grace Burns
September 11
Filed under News, Showcase

This year’s Hollywood-themed homecoming dance, taking place on Saturday, October 4 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. in the main gym, will dazzle students. Read More »...

New Faces At Susquehannock

New Faces At Susquehannock

September 10
Filed under News

As last school year came to an end, quite a few teachers left Susquehannock either because of retirement or relocation; therefore, the school looks a bit different with eight new staff members. Read More »...

Marching Band Premiers “Dreamscape”

Marching Band Premiers “Dreamscape”

Abigail Bentz
September 10
Filed under News

The marching band premiers their 2014 show titled “Dreamscape” after countless hours of preparation. Read More »...

How to Thrive in High School

How to Thrive in High School

Abigail Bentz
September 10
Filed under News

Surviving high school is one thing, but succeeding during your four years proposes a much greater challenge. Read More »

Governor Corbett presents Award of Excellence

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May 19
Filed under News

Susquehannock High School, along with Southern Elementary and Shrewsbury Elementary, were awarded the Award of Excellence in Academics by Governor Tom Corbett. 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...

Susky orchestra takes Boston

Karly Matthews
May 18
Filed under News

Orchestra students made their mark on the famous and historical city of Boston, Massachusetts for the first time this year. Read More »...

Clayton Leasure elected Student Council president

Jake Smith
May 18
Filed under News

Junior Clayton Leasure has just entered the Student Council classroom for the first time as its incoming president. Read More »...

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...

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 »...

Students earn multiple arts and writing awards

Grace Burns
May 5
Filed under News

Six high school students and two middle school students recently won several awards in the 2014 South Central Pennsylvania Scholastic Art and Writing competition. Read More »...

Metal shop makes benches for council

Metal shop makes benches for council

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

This past week students in Jack Stoneberg's metal shop class produced multiple park benches and tables to benefit the New Freedom Rec. Council and surrounding parks. Below are various pictures from students working hard to finish up the benches and tables for the park. Read More »...

Desserts bring senior citizens and students together

Desserts bring senior citizens and students together

Jake Smith
April 18
Filed under News, Showcase

  Senior citizens packed into the auditorium lobby at Susquehannock on a rainy Thursday afternoon to meet with friends and eat dessert before seeing a preview of the school’s musical, Bye Bye Birdie. Read More »...

Members of the Model UN become foreign delegates

Members of the Model UN become foreign delegates

Karly Matthews
April 17
Filed under News, Showcase

Thirteen students, acting as mock foreign delegates, participated in a Model United Nations Conference at York College on April 5. 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 »...

Tanning for teenagers may become distant memory

Trystan Williams
April 9
Filed under News

  A new bill could possibly prevent those under the age of 17 from tanning, even for a special event like prom; the bill has been stalled for eight months but has finally made its way up the ladder. Read More »...

‘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.

SHS Tastes Hispanic Culture

Karly Matthews
April 7
Filed under News

  Ole! The Spanish club finishes out its year with a cultural trip to Fiesta Mexico, an authentic Mexican restaurant in York, PA. 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 »...

8th annual college fair will open doors to the future

Grace Burns
March 31
Filed under News

  Susquehannock will host its 8th annual college fair on Thursday, March 27, 2014 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. Read More »...

Link Crew Leaders step up to help students succeed

Link Crew Leaders step up to help students succeed

Sarah Lucabaugh
March 31
Filed under News

  This year, the SHS Link Crew has decided to change it up a bit.  Student leaders have had and will continue to have more involvement with their freshmen by assisting them with their scheduling and continuing to meet with them for the remainder of the year. Read More »...

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 »...

Deb Dominick completes her Susquehannock career

Deb Dominick completes her Susquehannock career

Karly Matthews
March 18
Filed under News

 Deb Dominick’s retirement at the end of this year will change the way students at Susquehannock are taught social studies.   Dominick began her career at Susquehannock when she graduated high school as Salutatorian of the class of 1976. Dominick then graduated from Shippensburg State College ...

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 »...

Superintendent Dr. Hensley set to retire

Superintendent Dr. Hensley set to retire

Matthew Mitzel
March 12
Filed under News

  Southern York County School District’s superintendent, Dr. Thomas Hensley will retire after 15 years. Read More »...

Music department takes on the Big Apple

Abigail Bentz
March 11
Filed under News

 Despite the cold, members of the music ensembles were eager to depart for their trip to New York City on Friday, March 7. Read More »...

STEM Junior Achievement Summit entices freshmen

STEM Junior Achievement Summit entices freshmen

Matthew Mitzel
March 4
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features, News

A Junior Achievement STEM summit came to Susquehannock High School on Friday, February 21, bringing many science experiments and hands on activities for freshmen to do. Below are pictures of many of the activities that took place throughout the day.    

King of Hearts Pep Rally pumps up student body

King of Hearts Pep Rally pumps up student body

Matthew Mitzel
March 4
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features, News

Due to inclement weather, the 2014 King of Hearts Pep Rally was postponed until Wednesday, February 19th. The pep rally consisted of a presentation of the King of Hearts candidates, songs from the marching band, and a cheer leading routine.. Below are pictures taken during the pep rally. ...

SATs can be like cashing in a paycheck

Elijah Holloway
March 1
Filed under News

  Often high school students obsess over the SATs; many students view them as daunting and time consuming, not to mention the fact that having a bad test could result in rejection from a dream college.   The SATs, or Student Aptitude Tests, are a major factor for colleges to decide whether or not a st...

Susky takes home the trophy at the Battle of the Buildings

Susky takes home the trophy at the Battle of the Buildings

Matthew Mitzel
February 28
Filed under News

The High School and Southern Elementary took home respective first place titles for the 6th annual Battle of the Buildings.  Shrewsbury Elementary won the Spirit Award. $4,339.00 was raised for the Southern York County Foundation.  

STEM Summit enjoyed by freshmen

Jake Smith
February 27
Filed under News

 Freshmen attended the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Summit hosted by Junior Achievement on Friday, February 21. Read More »...

Prom’s new venue hopes to satisfy students

Prom’s new venue hopes to satisfy students

Abigail Bentz
February 26
Filed under News

 A new prom venue, the Valley Mansion, hopes to fulfill the expectations of unsatisfied students after the disappointment of last year’s prom. Read More »...

It’s more than just a snow day

Luke Bond
February 26
Filed under Features, News

With record-breaking snowfall this season, many students ponder what goes into the decision-making process by Superintendent Dr. Thomas Hensley and the school district to determine whether to cancel school for the day or to have a delay. Read More »...

Columbia Mall tragedy makes mall goers think

Tyler Ritz
February 19
Filed under Features, News

  Columbia Maryland; is just a short drive from the Southern York County School District where students and staff have commuted to the mall in the past, but to many people’s surprise on Saturday, January 25 two lives were taken in the mall, 25 year old Tyler Johnson and 21 year old Brianna Benlolo.   Read More »...

Dollars for Scholars program offers scholarship opportunities

Julie Reed
February 4
Filed under Features, News

   With thoughts of college next year, many students are looking for ways to get money and the Dollars for Scholars program is a great way to apply for 65 scholarships by only filling out one application.   Read More »...

Baer retires after 40 years at Susquehannock

Baer retires after 40 years at Susquehannock

Abigail Bentz
February 4
Filed under News

February marks the end of guidance counselor Rosa Baer’s 40 years at Susquehannock and the beginning of her traveling years. Read More »...

Susquehannock graduate makes it to the winter Olympics

Matthew Mitzel
January 15
Filed under News

Recent Susquehannock graduate Summer Britcher is heading to Sochi, Russia to take  part in the upcoming Winter Olympics.   Read More »...

Electrical malfunction delays Susquehannock classes

Matthew Mitzel
January 14
Filed under News

As many students and staff entered the campus of Susquehannock on Monday morning, they noticed flashing lights on emergency vehicles and the alarm system going off throughout the school. Read More »...

Retired Susquehannock teacher passes away

Retired Susquehannock teacher passes away

Matthew Mitzel
December 31
Filed under News

  One of Susquehannock’s beloved retired physics teachers, Ken Alwine, has passed away at the age of 59. It is a loss that is felt by the entire community here at Susquehannock High School. Alwine was a Physics teacher at the high school for nearly 30 years; he also coached track and was assistant...

Mrs. Littleton returns

Mrs. Littleton returns

Julie Reed
November 14
Filed under Features, News

  Susquehannock celebrated English teacher Erica Littleton’s return after a 6 week sick leave on Thursday, October 28. Read More »...

Homecoming Pep Rally

Homecoming Pep Rally

Matthew Mitzel
November 11
Filed under News

Even though the pep rally was rescheduled, students and staff enjoyed the rally. The marching band, cheer leading squad, and homecoming court all came together to make it successful. Read More »...

October Fun Night

October Fun Night

Matthew Mitzel
November 11
Filed under Features, News

Students and staff, along with parents and children around the school district, came out to enjoy a fun-filled evening of trick-or-treating at the high school on Wednesday, October 30. Read More »...

Field of Screams haunts students again

Matthew Mitzel
November 1
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features, News

When it comes to scaring thrills and bone-tingling chills, Field of Screams can give one more fright than one can handle. Read More »...

Orchestra’s Halloween concert gives people the chills

Grace Burns
October 31
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News

  The orchestra roused Halloween spirit at its Halloween Concert on Tuesday evening in the Susquehannock High Auditorium at 7:00 p.m.   Read More »...

Mark Weaver to play in U.S. army marching band

Matthew Mitzel
October 18
Filed under News

Senior Mark Weaver will play in the United States Army marching band in San Antonio, Texas over the holiday break. Weaver will play the bass drum along with four other students from around the nation. After submitting a lengthy application to playing an audition piece last spring, he was notified of th...

Homecoming was one for the ‘comic’ books

Homecoming was one for the ‘comic’ books

Trystan Williams
October 18
Filed under News

    This year’s homecoming comic book-themed dance was better than the student council members could have ever planned.    The dance was held in the high school’s gymnasium from 7:00-10:00 p.m., costing $10 admission with over 400 tickets sold. Read More »...

Students ‘duck and cover’ for the earthquake drill

Students ‘duck and cover’ for the earthquake drill

Matthew Mitzel
October 17
Filed under News

  Susquehannock completed a state mandated practice earthquake procedure during period 3 on October 17. Students throughout the school "ducked and covered" around 10:20 a.m.   Read More »...

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