Category Archives: LIfe Lessons Learned

An evening volunteering at the York Rescue Mission

In today’s society, we often times forget the foundations of happiness and contentment– that they are not measured by the quantity of money in our wallets or by the clothing on our bodies. Last night, several National Honor Society members … Continue reading

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Life Lessons Learned: Four Tips for Driving on Ice in York County

York County has been having one of the worst winters in years. Of course, this would happen my first year driving. I have a little 2003 Saturn Ion that I got for my birthday. I named her Dory after “Finding … Continue reading

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Time Management

School has been in session for about a month now and everything is in full swing once again. Late night swims  have turnd into late night studying.  Morning waffles turnd into grab the closest edable thing and run out the … Continue reading

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Lee Daniel’s The Butler: An Experience

Three generations. Two hours. One Movie. Accompanied by my grandmother and mother in West Manchester Regal Theater, I witnessed a touching story of my history in Lee Daniel’s The Butler. “I thought it was important that you go as my … Continue reading

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My Trip To the O’s Game

While at the Orioles game last night, I noticed that as the game went on, the fans around me became more and more, to put it nicely, intoxicated.  I for one have no problem with those peoples’ way of having … Continue reading

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The Cliche First Day of School

By the time a student reaches high school they have had nearly 9+ first days of school. Besides the fact that we get older and look (and hopefully act) more mature than we did in the previous year, not much … Continue reading

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A New Appreciation for Education

Do students today appreciate education? Constantly complaining about teachers, homework, and school in general doesn’t seem like appreciation to me. Yet, I hear it all the time and am sometimes guilty of doing it myself. Although, I really am grateful … Continue reading

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Graduation caps: disappointment and frustration all over again

This year, I was proud to announce that Central York High School has taken gender-segregation out of its graduation ceremony–I was wrong. Annoyed with the convoluted and gender-focused organization of the ceremony, I wrote the school board a proposal paper … Continue reading

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Five sexist sayings I hear all the time

Five sexist sayings.

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The Waiting Game

As the weeks go by and the weather gets warmer (?), nothing is more agonizing than waiting for important, life-changing, news: college acceptance letters, SAT scores, scholarship opportunities, and job interviews. All of the delays may have you stressed, but … Continue reading

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