Battle of the Sexes: School Dress Code

Battle of the Sexes: School Dress Code

Tommy Conroy and Keersten Young

November 21, 2017


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You'd be hard pressed to find a more hot button topic amongst students at Seneca Valley than the school's dress code. Does the dress code discriminate against girls and limit their creativity and expression? Or is it just a minor issue blown out of proportion? Everyone has their own opinion on the matter,...

Teacher feature

Teacher feature

November 13, 2017


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How can one be chosen for teacher of the month? What makes someone applicable for this honorary position? Seneca Valley Senior High Librarian, Michael Stebbins, embodies those principles of such a person. Since the 2000-2001 school year, Stebbins has been teaching at SV. This was after he graduated...

Teacher Feature

Teacher Feature

Keersten Young

October 16, 2017


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Seneca Valley Senior High School teacher Ms. Christ is new this 2017-2018 school year and is ready for a great new experience. Christ, who now teaches sociology, psychology and World History to 11th and 12th graders, used to teach in a school in Virginia known as Herndon High School in her earlier...

Twins: Sarah and Maggie Angiulo

Twins: Sarah and Maggie Angiulo

Sarah Ierino

October 13, 2017


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Seniors Sarah and Maggie Angiulo made their first appearance in the halls of the Seneca Valley Senior High School at the start of junior year. Being twins in a new place with new people to meet offered the ultimate support through the big change. Despite the similar appearance, the Angiulo sister...

Mcflurry Madness

Mcflurry Madness

Patrick Inman, Staff Writer

March 18, 2017


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College Basketball isn't the only thing making people mad this March. After several complaints from customers over the McFlurry machines being broken, McDonald's is taking the initiative to shut down the current machines and bring brand new McFlurry machines into the picture. The people's voices...

The Westminster Dog Show: A Whole Lot of Good Boys

The Westminster Dog Show: A Whole Lot of Good Boys

Caroline Foley, Staff Writer

March 6, 2017


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There can only be one winner of the title Best in Show, but really, every competitor in the 141st Westminster Dog Show is a very, very good dog. This year's winner of the 2017 Best in Show award was Rumor the German Shepherd, named after Adele's single Rumor Has It. According to Forbes, Rumor tr...

Link Found between Obesity and Stress

Link Found between Obesity and Stress

Caroline Foley, Staff Writer

March 5, 2017


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A new study finds that there may be a tangible link between the effects of stress and obesity. According to the new report published in the scientific journal "Obesity", people who experience chronic, long-term stress may also be more prone to weight gain and obesity. According to CBS, researchers...

“1984” Signing at Cranberry Bookstore Planned for Saturday

Katie Clark, Staff Writer

March 5, 2017


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This Saturday, March 4, Richard Blair, the adopted son of George Orwell, will be at the Cranberry Barnes and Noble to discuss and sign Orwell’s book "1984". The discussion will begin and 12pm on Saturday with the book signing to follow. The classic novel "1984" was originally published in 1949 and...

Why Failing is the Best Thing We Can Do

Why Failing is the Best Thing We Can Do

Caroline Foley, Staff Writer

February 15, 2017


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I have come to realize that one of the best things I have done thus far is to fail. I'll be the first to admit it: I fit the Type A description to a T, and I have never handled my own missteps well. My one true talent is being incredibly hard on myself for trivial reasons, and I know that many...

“Smunday”: A new national holiday?

Patrick Inman, Staff Writer

February 15, 2017


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Kraft Heinz  is pushing to make the day after the super bowl a new national holiday with the nickname: "Smunday." "If we can make Big Game Sunday awesome, we can make the Monday after awesome too. Make that Monday more like Sunday. Make it a SMUNDAY and have more Sunday on your Monday than any of us h...

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