Students Engage in Trial

Gregory Brobst swears in the witness.
Photograph by Anna Joy

By 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

Chemistry presenter Eric Paules laughs with his group while making foam hands. He commented on the day, saying, “I think this was my 6th time doing the STEM Chemistry activity at SHS.  It's a fun day for me...working with the students, mixing chemicals, and making foam hands!”
Photograph by Ava Holloway

By 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

The night before Kobe passed away he was at the Staples Center to watch LeBron James pass him on the all-time scoring list. Bryant later posted about LeBron talking about how much he admired his game. 
Photo via @KingJames on Twitter

By Blake Ramey

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

By 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

By 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

By Alex Stine, Reporter

January 31, 2020

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

Groncki Leaves Legacy for School Board

Groncki, 77, was a memeber of the school board for 27 years.  Image Courtey of the school board.

By Emily Polanowski, Editor-in-Chief

January 27, 2020

Geraldine “Jerri” Groncki, 77 year-old school board member, passed away on Friday, Jan.10, 2020 in her home. Groncki served on the Southern York County School board for 27 years and the York County School of Technology School Operating Committee for 24 years.  She also served as a State Regio...

Significance of the Train in New Freedom

Significance of the Train in New Freedom

By Matthew Schwanke, Reporter

January 17, 2020

The "Steam Into History" train in New Freedom has become part of the identity of the town. It has brought with it lots of people, who now support the town.    ...

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