Author Archives: Sarah Crawford

18 People who have changed my life in 18 years

For the past couple of years, I’ve written an article on my birthday that reflects back upon the lessons I’ve discovered about life. For example, when I turned 15, I wrote about 15 anecdotes that I’d learned throughout the years. … 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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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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A European photo journal: Spain (Days 1-5)

Day One: It would be a summer of firsts. At least, that’s what I told myself as I stood in my school’s parking lot at 11 a.m. on a muggy, York summer morning. My pink luggage clasped tightly in my … Continue reading

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Light it Up Blue: Celebrating Autism Awareness Month

In the state of Pennsylvania, there are about 219,300 children, between the ages of six and 21, who have a disability. Of those 219,300 children, 3,304 of them have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (source). Autism’s growing commonality in … Continue reading

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Everything you need to know about the SATs

The SAT, is a three hour and 45 minute test on writing, critical reading and mathematics to determine if a student is prepared to enroll in a post secondary education. This test is the focal point, and biggest stressor, of an … Continue reading

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The redesigned SAT

Beginning in March of 2016, the SAT test will have undergone major redesign changes. Not only will this affect the material on the test, but it will change the scoring system as well. The redesigned SAT test will feature eight new concepts (Information … Continue reading

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Video: What does love mean to you?

Love can be a very confusing concept, especially as a young person. Crushes, first loves and heart breaks can all occur in one year of a teenager’s life alone. It’s an emotional time, and rightfully so. Therefore, in honor of … Continue reading

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The life behind the teacher

To Katie Anderson, her job has always been about much more than teaching a curriculum. It’s not just getting students to turn in their homework, study for tests or pass the class. It’s about making a difference in their lives. Anderson … Continue reading

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Rocky Ridge lights get a Central student’s touch

Most people decorate for the holidays by stringing lights in trees and bushes, or placing large, festive figurines in their front yard. Caleb Linburg, a junior at Central York High School,  prepared for the season a little differently, by decorating … Continue reading

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