Category Archives: Teen profiles

Making Hot People Cool All Summer Long – One Teen’s Summer Job

Bonkey’s Ice Cream has long been a staple of summer in New Freedom, Pa. Since its opening in 2003, both locals and visitors have flocked to the old movie theater to enjoy delicious homemade ice cream and snowballs with family … Continue reading

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Summer jobs: Here’s a cool way to make money

You might say Brendan Paules has a sweet job that keeps him cool all summer. He is working his second season at Rita’s Italian Ice, Shrewsbury location. Brendan, an upcoming junior at Susquehannock High School, knew he wanted a job and was … Continue reading

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Want to be on the Teen Takeover staff?

Calling all teenagers in York County! Interested in getting your work professionally edited, and published online and in print? Having an impact on York County and beyond? Talking with other teens about issues at school and in your neighborhoods? Consider … Continue reading

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Local student recalls life in State College during Penn State scandal

Almost five years ago, on Nov. 5, 2011,  the State College community and the nation were rocked by the news that Jerry Sandusky, the former Penn State football defensive coordinator, had been arrested and charged with dozens of counts of child abuse. … Continue reading

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More Than LG in LGBT+: Coming Out As Bisexual and Transgender

High school can be one of the most daunting times in a teenager’s life; the stress of schoolwork, planning for the future, and for over 10,000 of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) students throughout the United States, the burden … 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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York Catholic class of 2019 looks forward to the future

It seems like just yesterday the York Catholic class of 2015 was beginning the final leg of our high school career and living large in the cramped, hallowed hallways of YC. Fast forward nine months, we are suddenly standing on … Continue reading

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College students share their advice to incoming freshmen

According to the dictionary, a College/University is defined as an institution of learning of the highest level, having a college of liberal arts and a program of graduate studies together with several professional schools, as of theology, law, medicine, and … Continue reading

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Students participate in National Novel Writing Month

Sierra King spent her free time in November in front of her computer. This sounds like the average student lifestyle, however King wasn’t just browsing the web. She was an active Wrimo, the term describing those who take part in … Continue reading

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German Exchange Student Compares Schooling

Imagine flying over an ocean, leaving behind everything you know, heading into a new culture with your return date set a whole school year away. “It was not real before I was sitting in the plane,”said Robert Krömer, 16. On … Continue reading

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