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‘Fall’ into food

Katelin Tyler, Reporter

September 16, 2015


Filed under Features

The sweet and spice filled aroma of pumpkin flavor desserts fill the air as the Fall food season approaches. Pumpkin pie, pumpkin rolls and Starbucks’ pumpkin spiced latte are what Fall is truly about.       Read More »...

Tech Shed Opens in Library

Tech Shed Opens in Library

Jake Smith, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

September 10, 2015


Filed under Features, News

  This year the district is taking on the huge task of converting Susquehannock into a one-to-one high school. To control the onslaught of questions from hundreds of students a new program called the Tech Shed is being unrolled. Read More »...

Jenny Smith Returns to Susky

Jenny Smith Returns to Susky

Ariel Barbera, Reporter

September 10, 2015


Filed under Features, News

A year has passed since the 2014-2015 school year when junior Jenny Smith contracted Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. After a series of treatments and tests, Smith is now back in school, but with tests still to come in the future.  Smith is currently doing well in school.  “I love being back,” said Smi...

Students Take an Excursion to Costa Rica

Logan Garvey

September 8, 2015


Filed under Features, News

Students said “hasta la vista” to the United States and “hola” to Costa Rica this summer. From June 17 to June 27, fifteen students traveled to Costa Rica with the Spanish Club. While there, they visited Arenal, Monteverde and the Pacific Coast. Read More »...

What to do When You Get Pulled Over

Nicole Michels, Reporter

May 29, 2015


Filed under Commentary, Features

How many people actually know what to do when they get pulled over? I know I don’t. Hearing those sirens and seeing the flashing lights is one of the scariest things for any driver to see coming up behind them. There is always that initial panic that sets in when you grip the steering wheel a li...

States? Nationals? What’s Next?

States? Nationals? What’s Next?

Logan Garvey

May 29, 2015


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features

Recently auditioning for a place at Nationals, junior Kristen Zak climbed her way to the top of all orchestra festivals, proving how much experience she has playing the violin. Read More »...

Link Crew Training Stays At Susquehannock

Link Crew Training Stays At Susquehannock

Abigail Bentz, Editor-in-Chief

May 29, 2015


Filed under Features

Link Crew leaders have been chosen for the 2015-2016 school year to ensure a smooth transition into high school for the Class of 2019. Read More »...

The Pitches are Back

Nicole Michels, Reporter

May 29, 2015


Filed under Features

Aca-believe it how amazing Pitch Perfect 2 was. From the cast to the comedy, everything was just, well perfect. Director Elizabeth Banks pulled out all the stops on this one. First can we talk about the cast. Most of the girls from the first movie made it back for the film, including: Anna Ken...

Summer of 2015 Plans

Summer of 2015 Plans

Abby Phillips, Reporter

May 22, 2015


Filed under Features

Since the school year is coming to a close, summer plans are coming into view. Summer is what most students look forward to, not only because there isn’t any school but also because they often go on vacations. Vacations are great ways to get away and  experience new and exciting adventures. Many...

The Prom Royals Have Been Crowned

Kerrie DeFelice, Reporter

May 20, 2015


Filed under Features

  The night of May 9 was arguably the most important night of a teenager’s life: high school prom. Included in  the festivities were: dancing, dinner  and a photo booth. Towards the end of the night, prom royalty was announced to an excited audience. On the prom prince ballot were juniors Josh S...

Post Prom Party was Promtastic

Courtney Rodgers, Reporter

May 18, 2015


Filed under Features

For some students the post prom party was the highlight of prom night.  The post prom party (or PPP for short) had tons of food and games for people to enjoy late into the night. The party started as soon as prom ended at 11:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 9 and ended Sunday morning at 3:00 a.m.  Since...

2015 Prom: A Photo Recap

2015 Prom: A Photo Recap

May 15, 2015


Filed under Features

Fairie Fest Takes Over Glen Rock

Ally Lilly, Reporter

May 15, 2015


Filed under Features

Just outside of Baltimore, hidden away from the busyness of everyday life, people take a weekend to dance to the beat of drums and connect with nature in their own way. Wild mystical makeup, gypsy-esque outfits and live music are just of a few of the ways that people celebrated the annual Fairie Fes...

Art Fair Illustrates Students’ Talents

Jake Smith, Features / A&E Editor

May 15, 2015


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features, News

The high school hosted its ninth annual Arts and Technology Fair to show off the creative achievements of students throughout the district on Wednesday evening. The fair took place in the gym, which was converted into a gallery space with sections for each genre of art as well as special exhibits...

Heroin: A Life or Death Decision

Courtney Rodgers, Reporter

May 11, 2015


Filed under Commentary, Features

It’s never a good idea to take drugs unless they are prescribed to you, or over the counter for a specific medical reason. The problem comes when individuals use drugs for recreational use.  One specific drug that has come to the surface recently is heroin. Ever wonder why the characters in...

Seniors Go the Distance for College

Seniors Go the Distance for College

Kerrie DeFelice, Reporter

May 11, 2015


Filed under Features, News

As the school year is coming to a close, seniors are preparing for their next step in life: college. Many students decide to stay close to home when choosing a college, but a select few take a leap of faith and travel far away from their hometown. These Susquehannock seniors are looking forward to...

Amie Larum Shines as Salutatorian

Grace Burns, News Editor

May 11, 2015


Filed under Features

With the end of the school year rapidly approaching, one stellar student, senior Amie Larum, is making her appearance known as salutatorian.     Read More »...

Iannuzzi Is Named 2015’s Valedictorian

Iannuzzi Is Named 2015’s Valedictorian

Karly Matthews, Assistant Editor-In-Chief

May 11, 2015


Filed under Features

As the 2014 to 2015 school year comes to a close, exceptional students in the senior class prepare to be recognized for their academic excellence. Anthony Iannuzzi is one such student who is watching his high school career conclude in a big way: as valedictorian of his class. Iannuzzi started his...

Choir Prepares for Concert

Logan Garvey

May 7, 2015


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features

Looking forward to teaching the audience about diverse cultures through music, the high school and middle school choirs are preparing for tonight's concert. The concert will be held in Susquehannock High School’s Dr. Richard D. Hupper Auditorium at 7:00 p.m.   Folk Music From Around the World, ...

Jazz Fest Leaves the Audience Jubilant with its Jaw-Dropping performances

Logan Garvey

May 5, 2015


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features

Bands from multiple schools came together to share their love for music with the community at the 15th Annual Jazz Fest held at Shrewsbury Elementary School on Saturday, April 25. Highlights of the Jazz Fest included performances by the following school’s jazz bands: Susquehannock High School, Southern Middle School, ...

Students Excel In York College Model UN Conference

Students Excel In York College Model UN Conference

Abigail Bentz, Editor-in-Chief

May 4, 2015


Filed under Features, News

Six students participated in a Model United Nations Conference at York College on Sunday, March 22. Read More »...

Kick Cancer Spirit Week: An Overview

Danielle Jackson, Reporter

May 4, 2015


Filed under Features

Student council held activities to benefit cancer research during Kick Cancer Week, April 20 to 24. Monday was “bum it day.” This day consisted of students dressing in ripped shirts, ripped jeans and maybe even some ripped socks. During lunch, students could participate in  a balloon pop activity. Balloon pop asked students...

Melissa Lynch: Artist of the Month

Logan Garvey

May 3, 2015


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features

  Ready to show off her photography and art talent to the school, senior Melissa Lynch is Artist of the Month for April. The Artist of the Month program displays pieces of work that are created by students in the art department. In the beginning, Lynch found being Artist of the Month t...

Kick Cancer Spirit Week

Nicole Michels, Reporter

May 3, 2015


Filed under Features

Kick Cancer week allowed students to have fun dress up days while supporting those who have cancer,  raising money to help them.

Prom Style Tips for Guys

Prom Style Tips for Guys

Jake Smith, Features / A&E Editor

May 3, 2015


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary, Features

With so many ideas for prom for girls out there, it can be easy for guys to miss essential tips for formal fashion. Here are a few to keep you looking your best on prom night. Read More »...

How to Deal with Common Medical Emergencies

Courtney Rodgers, Reporter

May 3, 2015


Filed under Commentary, Features

Recently there have been quite a few code yellow drills in the school due to medical emergencies, so it’s important to know what to do in a medical emergency. Anyone could have a medical emergency at any given point in time.  As a lifeguard, I have found that there are lots of people out there...

Student Council Members Run for Office

Student Council Members Run for Office

Abigail Bentz, Editor-in-Chief

May 3, 2015


Filed under Features

With only weeks until the end of another successful school year for student council, members have received the petitions and contracts to run for next year’s officer positions. Read More »...

iPhone vs. Android: The Unending Debate

Daniele Jackson, Reporter

April 30, 2015


Filed under Commentary, Features

iPhone and Android: these two phone companies are the breakaway of the 21st century. Almost everyone either has an iPhone or an Android. Deciding which one is superior is a constant topic of discussion. Read More »...

Seniors Play the Stock Market

Seniors Play the Stock Market

Collin Riley

April 29, 2015


Filed under Features

Every year the seniors who are taking any Government and Economics class, play a game which puts the student in the shoes of a stockbroker, allowing them to learn first hand how the market works. This year the game started March 10. Each student was given $20,000.00 in virtual cash to invest in ...

AP Test Preparation Turns to Technology

AP Test Preparation Turns to Technology

Karly Matthews, Assistant Editor-In-Chief

April 24, 2015


Filed under Features

As AP tests rapidly approach, calculus students are incorporating technology into their test preparation. AP calculus teacher JC Lewis has started using Khan Academy, a non-profit academic site, as a part of his AP review for both calculus courses. The site contains educational videos and quizzes...

April Fools Fall for Pranks

Courtney Rodgers, Reporter

April 24, 2015


Filed under Features

As is typical on the first of April, many students went out of their way to prank their friends. One student,  sophomore Wesley Juarez, went all out for April Fool’s. While most students chose to prank only one friend, or maybe just a parent or sibling, Juarez pulled pranks on many people April...

Kick Cancer Week Is Approaching

Kick Cancer Week Is Approaching

Abigail Bentz, Editor-in-Chief

April 24, 2015


Filed under Features

The annual Kick Cancer week is scheduled for Monday, April 20 through Friday, April 24. Read More »

Spanish Club Explores Other Cultures at Fiesta Mexico

Logan Garvey

April 24, 2015


Filed under Features

  Spanish Club members experienced Hispanic culture when they went to Fiesta Mexico on Wednesday, March 25. Going to Fiesta Mexico has been a tradition that’s been in the club for years now. The club continued the custom by making a trip to the restaurant again last week.  Some studen...

Susquehannock Gets Swinging

Emily Loehmer

April 24, 2015


Filed under Features

Band students hosted a swing dance and dinner on March 20 to give students a chance to have fun and listen to excellent music. Read More »...

Elementary Schools Peek into ‘Mary Poppins’

Elementary Schools Peek into ‘Mary Poppins’

Karly Matthews, Assistant Editor-In-Chief

April 24, 2015


Filed under Features

A little over a week before Susquehannock's production of Mary Poppins, the theater department performed for all three elementary schools on Wednesday, April 8.

How to Tie a Bow-tie for Prom

April 22, 2015


Filed under Features

Prom is approaching, and a key essential to impress your date or just to learn how is tying a tie or bow-tie. In this short clip the steps to tie a Windsor knot and the typical bow-tie are taught.

Students Make Checkpoints to Get Themselves Through the Year

Nicole Michels, Reporter

April 22, 2015


Filed under Features

With the end of the year winding down, there are many events that students and teachers can look forward to, including: the musical, AP tests, prom, award ceremonies, finals and graduation. Prom is the one night where juniors and seniors can have one last dance before the year ends. With the decorations,...

App of the Week Helps Students Finish Their Year

App of the Week Helps Students Finish Their Year

Abigail Bentz, Editor in Chief

April 16, 2015


Filed under Features

While some apps distract students from almost every assignment and task, there are a couple that can keep us on track. Various “Countdown” apps have been used to get students excited for all of the exciting events to come. Read More »...

iFunny: The app that ALWAYS gets a laugh

Michael Younkin, Reporter

April 16, 2015


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary, Features

For anyone looking to have a good laugh, iFunny is the app for you. iFunny is a free app that allows you to upload, view, comment on and give a ‘smile,’ the app’s version of a thumbs up, to millions of Internet pictures. While some of the content is inappropriate, the app, for the most part, displays...

Don’t Go Broke For Prom

Ally Lilly, Reporter

April 13, 2015


Filed under Commentary, Features

Between the dress, ticket, shoes, hair and other accessories, the cost of prom can be overwhelming, but there are ways to avoid high costs. These simple tips will help you to stand out at prom without feeling guilty about the cost. Read More »...

Promposal Season is Upon Us

Courtney Rodgers, Reporter

April 2, 2015


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features

Asking someone to prom can be a scary thing, but as the years go on, the promposals get bolder and bolder. Read More »...

Ambitious Students Sign Up For AP Testing

Ambitious Students Sign Up For AP Testing

Abigail Bentz, Editor-in-Chief

March 24, 2015


Filed under Features, News

After studying all year long and enrolling in their respective AP tests, students will test to earn college credit beginning Monday, May 6. Read More »...

Theatre Prepares to Fly to New Heights With Mary Poppins

Theatre Prepares to Fly to New Heights With Mary Poppins

Grace Burns, News Editor

March 24, 2015


Filed under Features

This year’s highly anticipated spring musical, Mary Poppins, is set to play from April 17-19 and promises to enthrall audiences thanks to months of hard work by the cast and crew. Read More »...

Seniors Look Forward to Thawing Out During Senior Week

Nicole Michels, Reporter

March 20, 2015


Filed under Features

Graduation, senior prom, college prep, and SATs- these are all events that come along with being a senior; however, the event that some seniors probably look forward to the most is senior week. Senior week is the week right after graduation when former students can relax and kick off what will...

Napping: Good or Bad?

Napping: Good or Bad?

Karly Matthews, Assistant Editor-In-Chief

March 20, 2015


Filed under Features

Despite the harsh stereotype of laziness that is associated with naps, students may benefit from catching some “zzzs” to improve their lives. Read More »...

Prom Dress 2015: Online or Store shopping?

Prom Dress 2015: Online or Store shopping?

Tyler Ritz

March 20, 2015


Filed under Commentary, Features

Prom is quickly approaching, and girls are scrambling to find a dress that suits them best. Read More »...

Engineering Students Dominate at Bridge Competition

Engineering Students Dominate at Bridge Competition

Logan Garvey

March 20, 2015


Filed under Features, News

Students in the engineering program traveled to Penn State York to compete and place in a bridge building competition on March 7. Read More »...

Silk commits to Virginia Wesleyan

Silk commits to Virginia Wesleyan

March 18, 2015


Filed under Athletics, Features

Senior Shane Silk has been playing lacrosse since he was in the second grade. His hard work and dedication to the sport has helped him find Virginia Wesleyan College where he will be playing lacrosse for the next four years.   Read More »...

Spring is here, and so is Bonkey’s

Courtney Rodgers

March 18, 2015


Filed under Features

The popular New Freedom ice cream shop Bonkey’s is opening for the season.  The store opened March 15 for the store’s twelfth season. Read More »...

Local Businesses Offer Part-Time Positions

Local Businesses Offer Part-Time Positions

Abigail Bentz, Editor-in-Chief

March 13, 2015


Filed under Features

As high schoolers begin to become more independent, the necessity for a part-time job grows. Finding a job in the area that fits the schedule of a high schooler does not have to be the overbearing stress that some make it out to be. Read More »...

Bryant Claims King

Tyler Ritz, Reporter

March 10, 2015


Filed under Features, News

Senior Caleb Bryant recently claimed the title of King of Heart for donating over $900. It started out with a simple box to collect cans, but his box quickly filled up. Read More »...

Students Take Part in Midnight Madness

Students Take Part in Midnight Madness

Courtney Rodgers, Reporter

March 9, 2015


Filed under Features

About 125 students from 6 different schools drove up to Heritage Hills on Friday, February 27 to take part in Midnight Madness, an activity that Young Life leaders advertise as “the best all-nighter of your life.” Read More »...

Wrestling Team Has Success at Sectionals

Logan Garvey

March 7, 2015


Filed under Athletics, Features

  The wrestling team had the opportunity to send all of their starters to sectionals at South Western High School on February 14. Read More »...

SATs Are Coming Up

Courtney Rodgers

February 26, 2015


Filed under Commentary, Features

For juniors, seniors, and some ambitious sophomores, SATs are coming up at Susquehannock on March 14. Read More »

Olivia Castriota Achieves Her Music Dream

February 25, 2015


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features

Alumna independent singer songwriter Olivia Castriota is gearing up to record her first album. Read More »...

Susky Celebrates Love

February 19, 2015


Filed under Features

It is the day of love and romance; it is the one day a year that you can be a mushy romantic and not be made fun of for it;  it is February 14, or, as most people refer to it as, Valentine’s Day, the time to take that special someone out to show them how much you care. Read More »...

Dangers of Drug Abuse

Nicole Michels, Reporter

February 18, 2015


Filed under Features

Adderall, marijuana, cocaine, and methamphetamine are all drugs that have been taken by many high school age students. There are many dangers of taking recreational drugs, involving one’s health and one’s social life. People who choose to take these drugs are risking ruining relationships and ...

Scheduling Advice for Underclassmen

Courtney Rodgers

February 18, 2015


Filed under Features

  Picking classes for the next school year can be both exciting and stressful for freshmen, sophomores, and juniors. Read More »...

Black History Month: Remembering Civil Rights Leaders

Black History Month: Remembering Civil Rights Leaders

Kerrie DeFelice, Reporter

February 12, 2015


Filed under Features

February 1 to February 28 America celebrates Black History Month, a month in which we appreciate what blacks have accomplished in such a short time. Many people still question why we still have Black History Month, but in a country where racism is still alive, even after so much progress, it is important...

King of Hearts Spirit Week brightens February

Stella Trovato, Reporter

February 11, 2015


Filed under Features

The King of Hearts event influenced a spirit week from February 9 to February 13. Read More »...

Senior Superlatives Echo through the Halls of Susquehannock

Senior Superlatives Echo through the Halls of Susquehannock

February 11, 2015


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 »...

The Super Bowl: Everything but the Game

The Super Bowl: Everything but the Game

Jake Smith, Features / A&E Editor

February 10, 2015


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary, Features

The Super Bowl, America’s favorite unofficial holiday, wrapped up the 2014-2015 football season. As always, it was a crazy mix of commercials, music, and tweets. There may have been a football game going on too. Here are the highs and lows of the show. Read More »...

Color Guard Goes to First Competition

Color Guard Goes to First Competition

Logan Garvey

February 9, 2015


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 »...

Students Enjoy Downtime on Snow Days

Students Enjoy Downtime on Snow Days

Courtney Rodgers, Reporter

January 29, 2015


Filed under Commentary, Features

With the winter months in full swing, students have been granted some much desired snow days, and no doubt will get at least a few more as the winter season winds down. No one likes having to make up snow days, but one cannot be upset about having a break in the week. Many students have found that they love t...

Susky Theatre Heads to Nebraska

Susky Theatre Heads to Nebraska

Logan Garvey

January 29, 2015


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 ...

French Club Offers Opportunity to Members

French Club Offers Opportunity to Members

Emily Loehmer, Reporter

January 26, 2015


Filed under Features

Twenty French students traveled to Rachel’s Café and Crêperie on January 15 to learn more about French cuisine and culture. Read More »...

Freedom of Speech Hangs in the Balance

Freedom of Speech Hangs in the Balance

Karly Matthews, Assistant Editor-In-Chief

January 25, 2015


Filed under Features

Freedom of speech was threatened within the offices of a Paris magazine on January 7, 2015, and the aftershock of this event has affected the entirety of the world. Read More »...

Ashley Bortner: Artist of the Month

Ashley Bortner: Artist of the Month

Logan Garvey, Reporter

January 25, 2015


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 »...

Sexual Harassment: Not a Laughing Matter

Sexual Harassment: Not a Laughing Matter

Grace Burns, News Editor

January 25, 2015


Filed under Features

Perhaps one of the most overlooked issues in the educational environment today is sexual harassment among students. A survey taken in the 2010-2011 school year revealed that 48% of middle and high school students were sexually harassed at least once during the year according to the U.S. News and World Report.  Comprehending the issue and its consequences is vital in strengthening students’ abilities to make wise deci...

King of Hearts Candidates Prepare for Food Drive

King of Hearts Candidates Prepare for Food Drive

Courtney Rodgers, Reporter

January 18, 2015


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 »...

Ugly Sweater Day: Dec. 23

Luke Bond

January 8, 2015


Filed under Features

The Year in Review: 2014 Pretty Bad

The Year in Review: 2014 Pretty Bad

Jake Smith, Features / A&E Editor

January 5, 2015


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 »...

Targeting Holiday Gifts Under $20

Targeting Holiday Gifts Under $20

Kerrie DeFelice, Reporter

December 17, 2014


Filed under Features

When searching for the perfect gift for friends, students often struggle with everything being over-priced. In order to spare the bank this holiday season here are a wide variety of gifts under $20 that students can find at Target. Movies: Read More »...

Cheerleading squad gains a new member

Cheerleading squad gains a new member

December 12, 2014


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, 2014


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, 2014


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, 2014


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 »...

Thanksgiving Traditions

Thanksgiving Traditions

Kerrie DeFelice, Reporter

November 23, 2014


Filed under Features

With Thanksgiving approaching, students  will gather with their families soon to continue traditions that they have been partaking in for years. Read More »...

Students’ Favorite Fall Activities

Students’ Favorite Fall Activities

Kerrie DeFelice, Reporter

November 16, 2014


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features

As the summer nights end and the temperature begins to get colder, students are starting to enjoy their favorite fall activities. Read More »...

October Fun Night Scares Up a Huge Crowd

October Fun Night Scares Up a Huge Crowd

Jake SMith, Features / A&E Editor

November 14, 2014


Filed under Features

October Fun Night, the annual Halloween trick-or-treating event hosted by Susquehannock, drew huge crowds on Wednesday, October 29. Children in costumes and their parents gladly accepted candy from various organizations at the event, including Student Council, Spanish Club, Best Buds, and many more....

A Love Letter to the Cancelled “Utopia”

A Love Letter to the Cancelled “Utopia”

Jake Smith, Features / A&E Editor

November 14, 2014


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary, Features

Long-anticipated and dreaded results started coming in from major networks last Sunday evening, announcing which shows would be cancelled. Most of my favorites, including How to Get Away With Murder, Black-ish, and American Horror Story, among others, were spared, but one of the shows I anticipated ...

Orchestra Revives Rock ‘N’ Roll In Halloween Concert

Grace Burns, News Editor

November 10, 2014


Filed under Features

   

’39 Steps’ Takes Center Stage

’39 Steps’ Takes Center Stage

Grace Burns, News Editor

October 29, 2014


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 »...

Memorable Endings for Susquehannock’s Fall Sports

Memorable Endings for Susquehannock’s Fall Sports

Abigail Bentz, Editor in Chief

October 29, 2014


Filed under Athletics, Features

Susquehannock’s fall sports are coming to a close but not without some memorable endings. Read More »...

The Best Horror Movies for Halloween

The Best Horror Movies for Halloween

Jake Smith, Features/A&E Editor

October 29, 2014


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary, Features

Halloween is a time when we get to be scared of villains in horror movies, not the real problems that haunt our day-to-day lives. We don’t have to think about Ebola while watching a zombie flick. Werewolves trump social issues. Killings in the news are awful, but you can destress by watching a classic...

2014-2015 Winter Predictions

2014-2015 Winter Predictions

Kerrie DeFelice, Reporter

October 22, 2014


Filed under Commentary, Features

After last year’s snow-pocalypse, citizens of Southern York County experienced almost 14 inches of snow, and this winter will supposedly yield the same amount. According to the 2014 Farmers Almanac, this winter will be colder than normal. The cold temperatures, will occur in early to mid-December, and the sno...

How old is too old to trick-or-treat?

How old is too old to trick-or-treat?

Abigail Bentz, Editor-in-Chief

October 22, 2014


Filed under Features

Every October, students consider trading their costumes for a more “mature” way of celebrating Halloween, but one may question if  there really an age limit to trick-or-treating. Read More »...

Homecoming Queen Crowned

Homecoming Queen Crowned

October 17, 2014


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 »...

Why Football is Doomed

Jake Smith, A&E / Features Editor

October 16, 2014


Filed under Athletics, Commentary, Features

Football is America’s favorite pastime. We as a country have yet to find a sport or TV show more captivating than the spectacle of the game. It seems like good, clean fun, no matter who you are and who you root for. However, if this was true at one point, it isn’t true now. Scandal after scandal...

Caleb Bryant Wedges His Way To Districts

Caleb Bryant Wedges His Way To Districts

October 16, 2014


Filed under Athletics, Features

Senior Caleb Bryant is excited for the biggest season in his 13 years of golf. Read More »...

The Truth About Ebola Revealed

The Truth About Ebola Revealed

Karly Matthews, Assistant Editor-In-Chief

October 14, 2014


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, 2014


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.    

Pep Rally Kicks Off the Homecoming Weekend

Pep Rally Kicks Off the Homecoming Weekend

Abigail Bentz, Editor in Chief

October 8, 2014


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, 2014


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The Prince of Pink candidates have been decided for the girls volleyball Dig Pink game. Read More »

Homecoming Proposals Help Students Seal the Deal

Homecoming Proposals Help Students Seal the Deal

Abigail Bentz, Editor in Chief

September 30, 2014


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With homecoming two weeks earlier than last year, students are quickly scrambling to find the best homecoming proposal ideas. Whether it’s flashy or personal, if you want a date for homecoming, you have to pop the question somehow. Students this year are finding creative ways to get their dates...

AP Courses Provide Beneficial Challenges

AP Courses Provide Beneficial Challenges

Grace Burns, News Editor

September 28, 2014


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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 »...

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