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‘Shrek: the Musical’ Makes its Way to Susky

‘Shrek: the Musical’ Makes its Way to Susky

Logan Garvey, Editor-in-Chief
March 9
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

The theatre department will perform Shrek: the Musical April 7-9. The performances are: Friday, April 7, 2017, 7:00 p.m.; Saturday, April 8, 2017, 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.; and Sunday, April 9, 2017, 2:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online through April 1, and tickets can be held at the doo...

Register for the 5K Color Run

Register for the 5K Color Run

March 8
Filed under Showcase

Click on the image below to print and fill out the registration form. Registration forms are due April 7. ...

1 Day Countdown to Mini-THON

1 Day Countdown to Mini-THON

March 6
Filed under Showcase

Last Chance to Raise Funds for FTK This is the last week to raise funds on Donor Drive for mini-THON.  Any physical money you receive for fundraising, please give it to Ms. Schoemaker in room 111 or  Senora Walker in room 213. The Line Dance for Mini-THON 2017 Here is the line dance for this upc...

Lady Warriors Win First District Title in School History

Lady Warriors Win First District Title in School History

Jacob Ness, Reporter
March 6
Filed under Showcase, Winter Sports

The Warriors seemed destined for overtime as the final seconds ticked down at Saturday’s District III championship game. That was until Harrisburg inadvertently fouled sophomore Jaden Walker, sending her to the line for two shots and the district title. Walker converted both, giving the Wa...

Mini-THON Raises More Than $4,000 So Far

Mini-THON Raises More Than $4,000 So Far

March 1
Filed under Showcase

  Mini-THON will be held on Friday, March 10, 2017 from 12:00-6:00 pm at the high school.  Check in for student Mini-THON participants will begin at 11:45 am. Susquehannock High School joins more than 70,000 students nation-wide in a movement to raise funds to conquer childhood cancer. ...

How Does Susky Give Back?

How Does Susky Give Back?

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

Deborah Bosley Retires After 23 Years of Assisting

Deborah Bosley Retires After 23 Years of Assisting

Ariel Barbera, Assistant Editor-in-Chief
January 22
Filed under Features, Showcase

After spending 23 years working as an educational assistant for the special needs students, Deborah Bosley is now retiring. Bosley grew up in the Southern York County District and graduated Susquehannock in 1972. She started off working for TE Connectivity Ltd., formerly known as AMP Incorporated, ...

Exposed: The Importance of Choir

Exposed: The Importance of Choir

Logan Garvey, Editor-in-Chief
January 19
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

  When the word “musician” is said in a conversation, choir and singing typically are not the first words to pop into someone’s mind.  One may think of musical instruments and conductors, but singing in a choir still has had a major impact on those involved with a chorus, whether it be ...

School Board Looks out for SYCSD

School Board Looks out for SYCSD

Emily Rivers, Assistant Editor-in-Chief
January 19
Filed under Features, Showcase

The Southern York County School District Board of Education is made up of nine members, who voluntarily serve for four-year terms in alternating four-year cycles- with no pay. Each member volunteers countless hours to ensure Southern York students receive the best education and technology possible, while ...

Art Department Names Jessica McDonald Artist of the Month

Art Department Names Jessica McDonald Artist of the Month

Mia Kobylski, Reporter
January 18
Filed under Features, Showcase

  Many students notice the display of artwork in the hallway outside the library but do not take time to appreciate the work that their peers have created.   The display showcases the “Artist of the Month” and highlights some of their artwork.   This month, the Artist of the Month is ...

5 Practical New Year’s Resolutions to Try

5 Practical New Year’s Resolutions to Try

Logan Garvey, Editor-in-Chief
January 10
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary, Showcase

As school starts back up and winter break ends, people start deciding on their New Year’s resolutions, if they decide they want one at all. Many have habits of not following through with their resolutions, and a reason for this is that their goals are too broad. “Losing weight” may seem like a nice ...

Eisenhart’s Newest Addition

Eisenhart’s Newest Addition

Grace Gorham, Reporter
January 6
Filed under Features, Showcase

  Math teacher Kori Eisenhart is a favorite of many students, so her students were quite sad when they found out she was leaving for the rest of the year to care for her newborn baby.   Freshman Natalie Thomas was shocked to hear that Eisenhart would not be teaching the rest of the year...

Students Display Skills in Art Contest

Students Display Skills in Art Contest

Ariel Barbera, Assistant Editor-in-Chief
January 4
Filed under Features, Showcase

The Miller Plant Farm Art Contest is back again this year, and two students have returned to compete. Starting mid-November, a team of art students from each of the surrounding local schools take a few weeks to construct a large mural of a winter-themed landscape. Juniors Stevie King and Sammi P...

Diving into the Swim Season

Diving into the Swim Season

Jayde-Rhiannon Jackson, Reporter
December 21
Filed under Athletics, Showcase, Winter Sports

   As winter is slowly approaching, so is the new swim season. Students have been preparing and practicing since the end of last winter.     The boys and girls swim team have been working hard to beat their own times and the other team’s times.    Senior Dean Lochte believes the sw...

Make Your Own Sweet, Easy Homemade Holiday Treats

Make Your Own Sweet, Easy Homemade Holiday Treats

Madison Gillespie, Reporter
December 12
Filed under Features, Showcase

 With it now being the holiday season, people are starting to wonder what they should give their friends and family members this year.    The simple ideas below are great items to give to anyone that is on your Christmas list this year, from a simple chai tea mix, to a candy cane hot cocoa or a ...

The New Ticket Booth: A Process

The New Ticket Booth: A Process

Kristen Krobot, Reporter
December 12
Filed under Features, Showcase

The new ticket booth construction is done. The people responsible for building the majority of the new ticket booth was the construction class from this year and last year. John Speights, Ken Mistovich, Dave Fair, Raintree Builders, Kinsley construction, the SHS maintenance department, Jim Holley...

Staff Editorial: Election Tolerance

Courier Staff
December 6
Filed under Commentary, Showcase

  Republican Donald J. Trump was elected President of the United States against Democrat Hillary Clinton on November 8. The election was tight; Clinton had 232 electoral votes, and Trump had 290 electoral votes. With almost a 50-50 shot for one of the candidates to become president, America seems...

Students Explore Careers at STEM Summit

Students Explore Careers at STEM Summit

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

No Shave November Brings Awareness to Susky

No Shave November Brings Awareness to Susky

Ariel Barbera, Assistant Editor-in-Chief
November 10
Filed under Features, Showcase

Aevidum has announced a new event for many male teachers to participate in: No Shave November. No Shave November is when the men will go a whole month without shaving their beards. By the end of the month, and depending if any of the teachers make at least $50 from donations for mini-THON, some t...

Students Find Success at District Choir Auditions

Students Find Success at District Choir Auditions

Logan Garvey, Editor-in-Chief
November 8
Filed under Features, Showcase

Junior Brendan Paules and senior Julien Sherman were recently chosen to perform at Districts after auditioning on October 29 at Central York High School for the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) District 7 Chorus. The festival for districts will take place January 13-14, 2017 at Eastern ...

Field Hockey Takes Division Title and Plays at Counties

Field Hockey Takes Division Title and Plays at Counties

Mia Kobylski, Reporter
November 3
Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase

 Warrior field hockey proved all of the naysayers wrong this year by winning the division title and making it to counties.   For the division win, the girls had to play against all of the Division II schools twice and then all of the Division I schools once to establish their league record. ...

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...

The Unrecognized Athletes at Susky

The Unrecognized Athletes at Susky

Grace Gorham, Reporter
October 28
Filed under Features, Showcase

  Many people in school are highly praised as dedicated athletes. Even though horseback riders fulfill that exact definition, they are often times not recognized as a real athlete.   Freshman Morgan Farace talks about what makes equestrians an athlete.   “We put in more effort because...

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...

2016 Homecoming Court Competes for the Crown

2016 Homecoming Court Competes for the Crown

Ariel Barbera, Assistant Editor-in-Chief
October 14
Filed under Features, Showcase

The 12 members of the homecoming court this year include: Brooke Morris, Gena Speights, Ashley Bryan, Addy Schefter, Carsen Bateman, Maddie Tomasic, Kylie Taylor, Kelly Doogan, Jordyn Blucher, Casey Kummer, Yulia Houseal and Logan Garvey. Student council sent out a ballot to the senior class with the na...

Students Get Disguised for Spirit Week

Students Get Disguised for Spirit Week

Katelin Tyler, News Editor
October 12
Filed under Features, Showcase

Homecoming spirit week kicks off with Camo day.

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...

Students Give the Ticket Booth an Upgrade

Students Give the Ticket Booth an Upgrade

Ariel Barbera, Assistant Editor-in-Chief
September 27
Filed under Features, Showcase

The new ticket booth was only a small concept last school year, and now it’s making a change to the Robert E. Lau Memorial Stadium. The construction of the ticket booth started on September 12 when many students in the construction class gathered supplies from donors to build this new addition to the ...

Theatre Department Prepares for Fall Play

Theatre Department Prepares for Fall Play

Logan Garvey, Editor-in-Chief
September 8
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

  From audition workshops to the state festival, the theater department kicks off the new school year with lots of excitement and enthusiasm as they prepare for a variety of activities that will be held within the next few months.   Most recently, theater lovers took part in an audition work...

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...

New Teachers are Welcomed to Susky

New Teachers are Welcomed to Susky

Ariel Barbera, Assistant Editor-in-Chief
September 6
Filed under Features, Showcase

Five new teachers and two new librarians have joined the Susquehannock staff this year.   Stephen Wiles After graduating Cumberland Valley High School and moving on to get a degree at Towson University, Stephen Wiles was inspired to become a teacher after working for an environmental company in Maryland. He attended Millersville to acquire his teaching ...

Susky Station Reopens to a New Year

Susky Station Reopens to a New Year

Ariel Barbera, Assistant Editor-in-Chief
September 1
Filed under Showcase

Students come into school tired and hungry every morning, and by the end of the day, they can’t wait to go home for their after school snack. Instead of waiting to satisfy these cravings, students can now get a fresh cup of coffee and a tasty snack from the Susky Station. Introduced in the spring of last year, the S...

Important Graduation Information

Logan Garvey, Features Editor
May 17
Filed under Showcase

Graduation for the class of 2016 will take place on May 26 at 7 p.m. Weather permitting, the ceremony will take place outside, and all can attend. If it is indoors, each graduating senior will have five people allowed to sit in the main gym, and the rest can sit in the auditorium to watch the ceremon...

Susquehannock’s Beloved Sandy May Retires

Susquehannock’s Beloved Sandy May Retires

Karly Matthews, Editor-in-Chief
May 13
Filed under Features, Showcase

  She’s a familiar smiling face that seems like a part of the Susquehannock High School library. Students adore her, and staff members think of her as a family member. It may seem impossible to imagine a school environment without library clerk Sandy May, yet she is retiring after this school y...

Choir Sings of Social Justice at Annual Spring Concert

Choir Sings of Social Justice at Annual Spring Concert

Logan Garvey, Features Editor
May 13
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

  Audience members were asked to put aside their differences and have an open mind as the choir educated the community on many issues that are relevant to today’s society during their spring concert on May 4.   This year, the concert focused around the theme of social justice and worked to i...

Brooke Weber Named 2016’s Salutatorian

Brooke Weber Named 2016’s Salutatorian

Grace Burns, Assistant Editor-in-Chief
May 11
Filed under Alumni Pride, Showcase

  All eyes focus on senior Brooke Weber as she belts out a melodious solo on stage.  The audience erupts into applause, but this time, the spotlight continues to shine on her.   Weber, this year’s salutatorian, earned the prestigious title through her hard work and dedication to her studies....

Emma Gruner Named 2016’s Valedictorian

Emma Gruner Named 2016’s Valedictorian

Karly Matthews, Editor-in-Chief
May 9
Filed under Alumni Pride, Features, Showcase

  Drawing her bow masterfully across the strings of her beloved viola, Emma Gruner escapes from her academic prowess, which has earned her the title of the valedictorian of Susquehannock’s class of 2016.   An only child, Gruner was born in Texas before she moved to this area around the age ...

Rohan Murphy Makes an Impact on Southern York County

Rohan Murphy Makes an Impact on Southern York County
https://youtu.be/BziMwOc1R68

Ally Kerr, Assistant Sports Editor
May 9
Filed under Features, Showcase

  Penn State wrestling alum Rohan Murphy rolled into Southern York County just like he has in many other middle and high schools around the country.   Thanks to Murphy, students from the middle and high school were enlightened about adversity on Friday, April 29 in the high school auditorium. ...

Susky Students Run for Office

Abby Deter, Reporter
May 9
Filed under Showcase

It is presidential election time in the United States, but what a lot of people don’t know is that there is another election going on, right in Susquehannock High School. The time has come for the annual Student Council Representative election, and the candidates have been working hard to make sure they ...

AP Human Geo Field Trip Gives Students Experience

AP Human Geo Field Trip Gives Students Experience

Ariel Barbera, Reporter
May 3
Filed under Features, Showcase

The AP human geo class got to experience a new way of learning in York on April 26. Students gained more knowledge about their class and experience a whole new world of learning from a field trip. Students had the opportunity to learn about how industries grow and work from several workers up in York...

Warrior Sports Wrap-up: April 25-30

Warrior Sports Wrap-up: April 25-30

Katelin Tyler, Reporter
May 3
Filed under Showcase, Spring Sports

Softball Starting off the week, softball played away at Central York high school on Monday and unfortunately lost their game 2-7. As the week progressed, the softball team hit another rough patch when they lost their game 4-2 against Spring Grove on Wednesday. The final game was Saturday, but  it was...

Susky Places First in the Teen Safe Driving Competition

Susky Places First in the Teen Safe Driving Competition

Ariel Barbera, Reporter
April 27
Filed under Features, Showcase

Senior Eli Holloway, senior Connor Hood, and junior Hailey Miller showed off their driving skills when they participated in the Teen Safe Driving Competition. Earning Susquehannock first place in the event, the three students competed against 18 other schools around the York/Adams county area. Hoo...

Decades Day Paints the Hallways

Decades Day Paints the Hallways

Karly Matthews, Editor-in-Chief
April 21
Filed under Features, Showcase

Students and faculty showed their Susky spirit by representing a decade of their choosing. While '50s and '80s were popular, some students threw it back to the '90s and '20s. Students were also able to "pie" teachers during their lunch periods to raise money for cancer awareness. Wear your class color...

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...

Register for the Post Prom Party

Register for the Post Prom Party

Logan Garvey, Features Editor
April 15
Filed under Showcase

The Post Prom Party will take place after prom on May 7. Everyone who purchased a prom ticket has received a card with the link for registration, but it is also open to any junior or senior- even if they don’t plan on attending prom. Anyone who registers by May 1 is automatically put in a raffle f...

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: ...

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...

Faces of the Future

Faces of the Future

Grace Burns, Karly Matthews, and Jake Smith
February 11
Filed under Features, Showcase

With the 2016 presidential election looming in the distance and primary season in full swing, seniors here at Susquehannock are beginning to choose who they support as the next president of the United States. Over the past few days, we have compiled a list of 50 seniors who know who they want to be...

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
Filed under News, Showcase

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:

The 4-1-1 on King of Hearts Spirit Days

The 4-1-1 on King of Hearts Spirit Days

February 5
Filed under Showcase

The King of Hearts spirit week commences tomorrow with four distinct days for students to participate in. Tomorrow is camouflage day, so students should wear anything green or brown. Tuesday is "dress like a teacher," the perfect day to pay homage to a favorite instructor. Wednesday is formal day, so...

Are You Registered to Vote?

Are You Registered to Vote?

Jake Smith, Assistant Editor-in-Chief
February 4
Filed under Commentary, Showcase

  The presidential race of 2016 has the potential to become one of the most contentious, outrageous American elections in recent memory, if not of all time. In Iowa, Ted Cruz took first place Monday night over a weaker-than-expected turnout for Donald Trump and a stronger-than-expected showing for Marco Rubio. Hillary Clinton and Berni...

The Warrior Cafe Returns To Susky

The Warrior Cafe Returns To Susky

Ally Kerr, Assistant Sports Editor
February 1
Filed under News, Showcase

   Teenagers always forget their coffee in the morning or get hungry throughout the day, but they won’t have to worry about that next school year when the Warrior Cafe opens again.   The Warrior Cafe is looking to open  in the concession stand in the main gymnasium lobby. The cafe will sell...

Southern York County Is Snowed In

Southern York County Is Snowed In

Karly Matthews, Editor-in-Chief
January 28
Filed under Showcase

A blizzard that lasted Friday night to Sunday morning left Southern York County in a State of Emergency and under over twenty inches of snow. Students captured their wintry moments during their two days off on Monday and Tuesday.             ...

Review Stew: Four New Movies

Review Stew: Four New Movies

Jake Smith, Assistant Editor-in-Chief
January 27
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

  Every winter, an avalanche of prestige movies hits theaters, meaning a huge chance that audiences will miss some truly great movies in the onslaught of films. The Big Short   Adam McKay’s oeuvre hasn’t been very historically political (Anchorman, Step Brothers, Talladega Nights, basi...

Brigit Duffy’s Future is Army Strong

Brigit Duffy’s Future is Army Strong

Grace Burns, Assistant Editor-in-Chief
January 19
Filed under Features, Showcase

  Cadet life is not for everyone, yet, for senior Brigit Duffy, the physical, mental and intellectual demands of military training are a perfect fit as she recently discovered her acceptance to the United States Military Academy at West Point.             ...

Choir Addresses Social Justice

Logan Garvey, Features Editor
January 19
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

  The choir is preparing to educate the public about many issues prominent to today’s culture during their spring concert, which will take place in the auditorium on May 4 at 7 p.m.   This year, choral director Jay Althouse chose social justice to be the overarching theme of the concert. ...

So, Where are YOU Going?

Michael Younkin, Commentary editor
November 16
Filed under Features, News, Showcase

Check out where your fellow classmates have been accepted and committed to colleges! Don't see your name up there? Send us a comment and we will add you!  

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 »...

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 ...

Students Predict the Result of Super Bowl XLIX

Students Predict the Result of Super Bowl XLIX

Abigail Bentz, Editor in Chief
January 29
Filed under Athletics, Commentary, Showcase

While students have stayed loyal to their respective teams in the NFL for months, they must now choose to support one of two teams for the Super Bowl. 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 »...

Super Bowl Predictions

Super Bowl Predictions

Luke Bond
January 25
Filed under Athletics, Commentary, Showcase

The New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks have claimed their respective conference crowns and are on their way to Super Bowl XLIX. 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 »...

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 »...

Band Students Participate in District 7 Festival

Band Students Participate in District 7 Festival

Karly Matthews, Assistant Editor-In-Chief
January 12
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

Five band students, from various grade levels, will showcase their musical talent at Conestoga Valley High School in the District 7 Band Festival from January 9 to 10. 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 »...

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 »...

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 »...

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 »...

’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 »...

Swimmers Dive Into Preseason

Swimmers Dive Into Preseason

Karly Matthews, Assistant Editor-In-Chief
October 29
Filed under Athletics, Showcase

Since fall sports have come to a close, Susquehannock swimmers have started preparing for their upcoming winter season. 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 Seniors Receive Recognition

Girls Volleyball Seniors Receive Recognition

October 19
Filed under Athletics, Showcase

Girls volleyball celebrated its seniors Tuesday while playing against the Gettysburg Warriors, marking the last time that seniors Abigail Bentz, Stephanie Bortner, Ashley Bortner, Kaila Glenn, Kerrie DeFelice, and Brittney Fitzgerald will ever play a game on their own court. Junior Laura Savin and...

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 »...

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...

Friday Nights Homecoming Events

Friday Nights Homecoming Events

Kerrie DeFelice, Reporter
October 16
Filed under Athletics, Showcase

To start off homecoming weekend, students watched the crowning of the homecoming queen and Friday’s football game against York Suburban. Before the game, the homecoming court, accompanied by their parents, walked the field and awaited the student body’s decision of homecoming queen. The court cons...

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 »...

Monday’s Spirit Day: Pajama Day

Monday’s Spirit Day: Pajama Day

Grace Burns, News Editor
September 30
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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 »...

Boys Soccer Seeks Another State Title

Boys Soccer Seeks Another State Title

Kerrie DeFelice, Reporter
September 25
Filed under Athletics, Showcase

Currently first in the Division II standings,  boys soccer is one step closer to reaching their goal of winning the division, counties, and then states led by their ten seniors and second year coach Brett Maxwell. Read More »...

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