Monthly Archives: August 2015

Moving from middle school to high school

  Some say high school is the best four years of your life. It’s where you grow and decide your future. That might seem scary to think about when you’re an incoming freshman who’s already nervous about high school, but with some … Continue reading

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Fall in love with Kilgore Falls

One hundred tweets posted on Twitter, 1,560 photos uploaded on Instagram and scores of likes and comments being added each day. In just three months, one scenic waterfall has taken over the internet and become a social media sensation. Located in … Continue reading

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Fall Fashion Trends: Do teens agree with the experts?

Do fashion magazines and clothing stores really know what teens like? School is back in session and the “newest trends of the season” are being advertised everywhere you look. This year they predict that various styles from the ‘50’s through the … Continue reading

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The life of a first generation American student

Many students have to search deep into their family tree to see where they originated. But for Amy Zhong, a sophomore at Dallastown High School, she does not have to look too far. Zhong is a first generation American student. … Continue reading

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Are the Libraries of York County the Volunteer Spot for You?

Volunteer work is an important part of a teenager’s life. Whether it’s due to a requirement imposed by school, or simply because of an urge to give back and get involved with the community, most teens end up volunteering sometime … Continue reading

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Great advice to aspiring writers from an inspired writer: Author Peggy Santamaria

Great Advice to Aspiring Writers from an Inspired Writer Author Peggy Santamaria   Peggy Santamaria is a self-publishing author living in Hanover. Her writing fits into the genres of historical and paranormal. She focuses on the spirits of the past. … Continue reading

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How is avian flu affecting York County businesses?

Some York County businesses have had to make changes because of rising egg prices, a result of the avian flu, but others said they haven’t been affected. Recently, there has been an outbreak of Avian Flu in the United States. The … Continue reading

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Last-minute school shopping: What you need for your budget

School supplies: How to shop with a budget School starts this month for many high school students. Many still need to pick up supplies. If any teens still haven’t gotten to school shopping this list might very well help them … Continue reading

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Taking control of cyber bullying

Nearly 43 percent of students have been cyber bullied, according to the organization Do Something. One in four students have had it happen to them more than once. Eric Klansek, assistant principal at Emory H. Markle Intermediate School, works with … Continue reading

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A European photo journal: Days 6-8

(This is part two of a four part blog post about my class trip to Europe. Days 1-5 can be found by visiting my previous blog post) Day Six: Bidding a heartfelt adíos to Spain, my school group and I groggily boarded our … Continue reading

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