Hallways: It’s not that hard.

Patrick Inman, Staff Writer

October 24, 2016


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For years high-school students have had to deal with a major dilemma lurking among their lives: hallways. A question that seems to enter every pre-pubescent child's mind as he or she wanders the depths of school  goes as follows: Why do people not know how to walk in the hallway? There are far too...

Giant Pandas No Longer Critically Endangered

Caroline Foley, Staff Writer

October 22, 2016


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The International Union for Conservation of Nature has officially removed the giant panda from the list of endangered animals. The giant panda, an international symbol of wildlife conservation efforts, was recently removed from the list of endangered species because of successful efforts by the Chinese...

Twenty-One Kids Sue the Obama Administration over Failing to Act Against Climate Change

Ben Snell, Staff Writer

October 18, 2016


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Twenty-one kids ranging from age 9 to 20 are at the center of what some are calling, 'The biggest case on the planet". Their goal is to get the Obama Administration to create a plan that reduces greenhouse gas emissions to what are considered safe levels. These children cannot vote, have zero political...

Schools Nationwide Consider Pushing the Start Time of School Back

Patrick Inman, Staff Writer

October 17, 2016


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Many high school students have found it difficult to get the required eight hours of sleep per night. With sleep deprivation causing several incidents, should the start time of school be changed? According to startschoollater.net, there are eighteen schools around the nation that are planning to...

What You Need to Know About the New iPhone 7

What You Need to Know About the New iPhone 7

Ben Snell, Staff Writer

September 22, 2016


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Apple officially announced the release of its newest flagship product. Apple CEO, Tim Cook, told the audience at Bill Graham Civic in San Francisco, "We have created the world's most advanced smartphone – the best iPhone we have ever created. This is iPhone 7." Now, what exactly makes it the...

Seniors on SV Pom Pons team prepare to participate for the last year

Seniors on SV Pom Pons team prepare to participate for the last year

Chloe Ruffennach, Staff writer

September 21, 2016


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The 2017 school year marks the end of an era for seniors on the Seneca Valley Pom Pons team. Seneca Valley is noted for their school pride and abundance of activities and extracurricular programs. As with every activity, the Seneca Valley Pom Pons team consists of many different grade levels, including...

Seneca Valley seniors prepare for their last year of high school

Seneca Valley seniors prepare for their last year of high school

Caila Rentz, Staff Writer

September 20, 2016


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The 2016- 2017 school year has begun. A new year means making fast adjustments, such as waking up earlier and attempting to cram after school jobs, activities, homework, and studying into the limited seven or eight hours before students go to sleep. Seniors have it even worse. According to coll...

Remembering September 11, 2001

Remembering September 11, 2001

Sarah Ierino, Staff Writer

September 16, 2016


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This past Sunday marked the fifteenth anniversary of the horrible tragedy that was September 11, 2001. The whole nation had a moment of silence out of respect for the thousands of people that lost their lives on that busy New York City day. There were documentaries on television, broadcasts o...

Concussions: Fact vs Fiction

Patrick Inman, Staff Writer

September 15, 2016


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Concussions have become common injuries the last several years among many children, as well as adults. With so many different viewpoints and different severity of concussions, what do people know to be true about this traumatic head injury? A concussion occurs after an individuals head is violently...

The face behind SV Compliments

Tommy Conroy, Staff Writer

September 9, 2016


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SV Compliments is an Instagram page with a simple goal: to spread happiness and encourage unity throughout Seneca Valley. For most of its lifespan, the page had been run anonymously, with the owner of the account not seeking out praise or reward. However, through a mishap this past June, the identity...

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