Binko Crowned Snow King

Binko Crowned Snow King

Blake Ramey, Reporter

February 20, 2020

The Mini-THON club announced the winner of the Snow King competition on Friday, Feb. 14 during the pep rally. Senior Nate Binko was crowned Snow King, earning more than a thousand points in the competition with $800 donated and 161 cans.  Senior Gavin Held pulled in $250, and senior Eric Schwa...

Holocaust Survivor David Tuck Speaks with Students

Holocaust Survivor David Tuck Speaks with Students

Emily Polanowski, Editor In Chief

February 12, 2020

“It's hard for me to believe it myself, being able to sit here and speak to you today.” David Tuck, a 91-year-old Holocaust survivor, said as he Skyped with an array of Susquehannock students on Jan. 30. Tuck explained how he originally lived in Poland, a country with a population of 34 million at the time...

Mini-THON Hosts Spirit Week for Snow King

Mini-THON Hosts Spirit Week for Snow King

KC O'Neill, Reporter

February 11, 2020

This week Mini-THON organized a spirit week to raise awareness for the Snow King competition and to raise money for the Four Diamonds Fund.  Monday is PJ day, Tuesday is college spirit day, Wednesday is chose a color for cancer awareness and Thursday is wear Mini-THON colors (gold and blue).  For the past couple of weeks, Snow King candidates have collected money and canned ...

Students Engage in Trial

Students Engage in Trial

Anna Joy, Reporter

February 6, 2020

Students in the Science and Literature class completed a mock trial on The Martian in the last week of January. The trial is based off of the book The Martian by Andy Weir,  and the students decided whether or not the commander of a ship, the Hermes, violated military rules by deciding to go bac...

Freshman participate in the 7th annual Stem Summit

Freshman participate in the 7th annual Stem Summit

Ava Holloway, Reporter

February 5, 2020

On January 24, Freshman participated in the 7th annual Stem Summit. This event takes up a whole day and is meant to help students work on various life skills they will need later in life, such as teamwork, communication, and problem-solving, as well as introduce them to different career options. &nbs...

Remembering the Life and Legacy of Kobe

Remembering the Life and Legacy of Kobe

Blake Ramey, Reporter

February 5, 2020

Kobe Bryant tragically passed away in a helicopter crash on January 26th, 2020. Eight others, including Bryant's 13 year old daughter, Gianna Bryant, also died in the crash in Southern California. Bryant coached Gianna's AAU basketball team at his own Mamba Academy. The helicopter was en route to the...

Wildfires in Australia Cause Dangerous Firestorms

Wildfires in Australia Cause Dangerous Firestorms

KC O'Neill, Reporter

February 4, 2020

The wildfires in Australia are causing dangerous firestorms called pyroCbs.  These storms originate from the dry air and can generate tornado-like winds and dark clouds that carry embers and striking lightning.  According to National Geographic, the wildfires are becoming increasingly more d...

Freshmen English Students Spread Awareness

Freshmen English Students Spread Awareness

KC O'Neill, Reporter

February 3, 2020

The freshman Honors English classes are researching one of five different novels and are creating awareness campaigns about the conflicts the protagonists in the books had to overcome. Students will present their projects at parent-teacher conferences on Feb. 12 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the high school library....

Courier Chat: Darleen Von Sas Discusses Mental Health Awareness

Courier Chat: Darleen Von Sas Discusses Mental Health Awareness

Alex Stine, Reporter

January 31, 2020

Darleen Von Sas from True North Wellness chats about the importance of mental health.

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