Author Archives: Sarah Crawford

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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50 word summary: Marc Charisse visits staff

Through years of experience working in journalism, Marc Charisse says the stories that people love the most are centered around humans, good news and things involving dogs. In addition to providing these helpful writing tips to the Teen Takeover staff, … Continue reading

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Quiz: What TV high school would you go to?

High school has its countless ups and downs, with drama and stress at every corner. Waking up early and going to bed late makes for a life that is as far from glamorous as Hollywood makes it seem. But, what if … Continue reading

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Central York journalism students take ‘Ice Breaker’ challenge

The Ice Bucket Challenge has been the most recent internet phenomenon to capture the world’s attention and send people into a video taping frenzy. The challenge was intended to spread awareness for Lou Gherig’s disease, also referred to as ALS, by giving people … Continue reading

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