Monthly Archives: August 2014

What senioritis does to prepare you for the future

Senior year is that most mystical time of a young person’s life where they walk into a school on day one and realize that they’re┬áless willing to do work than they were on the last day of last year. But … Continue reading

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Summer jobs at summer camp

A typical teenage summer can be comprised of lazy days relaxing pool side, hanging out with friends and de-stressing from the hectic grind of the school year. But those days spent soaking up the sun can be quickly darkened by … Continue reading

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Is Homecoming just ‘not your thing’? Here are five alternatives.

School dances…they’re not for everyone. Expensive dresses, itchy suits, and a room full of teenagers dancing to bass-heavy pop music can be a headache. “I’m not one for school dances. They’re kind of awkward.” said Freyja Shepard, a sophomore at … Continue reading

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What you need to know about the protests in Ferguson

The death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, who was unarmed when shot and killed by a Ferguson, Mo. police officer, has sparked national outcry and protests by people who believe Brown, an African-American, was killed from alleged racial discrimination These protests … Continue reading

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Madison White

Hello┬áblog readers! My name is Madison White, and I am a junior at William Penn Senior High School. I am one of the new Teen Takeover blog writers too! It feels awesome to be able to type that! Anyway, my … Continue reading

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Seven fun things to do and see in Washington, D.C.

  This summer was my first trip to Washington D.C. for the United States Junior National AAU basketball championships. The tournament was held at the Washington D.C Convention Center. There were more than 200 teams playing on 30 courts. Basketball … Continue reading

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Introduction

Well to start, I’d like to tell you something’s about myself. I recently turned 16, I attend Central York High School and my name is Spencer Blake. One of my favorite topics to write about is sports. This is most … Continue reading

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Meet The Staff: Autumn Wilhide

Hello everyone! My name is Autumn Wilhide and I’m currently a junior at Northeastern High School. I am also a new member to the Teen Takeover staff and very thrilled to be able to say that! I’ve had an affinity … Continue reading

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