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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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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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The Truth on Teen Pregnancy

Over the years, it’s been proven that teen pregnancy rates are significantly higher in the U.S. than many other developed countries, including Canada and the United Kingdom, according to the Office of Adolescent Health. Though teen pregnancy is typically a … Continue reading

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Mandatory service hours: Is it a good or bad thing?

Some student volunteers at Dover Area Community Library come because they want to give back and help out. Others might be there because their school mandated it. According to George Matthew, the supervisor and volunteer coordinator for the summer reading … Continue reading

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The reality of teen drinking and driving

Pennsylvania has strict laws on drinking and driving, but some teens still haven’t gotten the message. Driving while drunk is dangerous, not only for the driver, but others on the road. According to MADD, almost a quarter of car crash deaths … Continue reading

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Teen Takeover: Kirsten Nicholl

My name is Kirsten Nicholl and I’m a new member of Teen Takeover this year. I joined Teen Takeover because I have the goal of either becoming a Sports Journalist or a Host/Reporter at NFL Network. Joining Teen Takeover will … Continue reading

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Want to be recruited by a college? Here are some tips for athletes

Many athletes who play at the high school level want to continue their career in college, and they want to be recruited by a great coach. There are many steps to being recruited, but some athletes are not aware of how … Continue reading

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Teen Takeover intro: Darren Deaver

Howdy y’all!  I’m Darren and I’m a new member of the Teen Takeover team.  I attend West York Area High School.  I was recommended for journalism by my junior year English teacher.  I’m not very sure if journalism is what … Continue reading

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Teen Takeover intro: Isaiah Washington

I’m really excited to be a new member of the Teen Takeover team. I am Isaiah Washington and attend South Western High School. I joined Teen Takeover to learn the process of a professional journalist and their normal workdays. I … Continue reading

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