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...

National Park’s Service Celebrates Centennial Anniversary

Jacob Bryant, SV Staff Writer

September 6, 2016


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This past weekend the national parks service reached its centennial anniversary, celebrating the occasion with events across the country. The national parks service was established in 1816 by President Theodore Roosevelt, a lifelong nature enthusiast who wanted to preserve the country’s natural...

Sony announces the PS4.5, a revamped PS4

Sony announces the PS4.5, a revamped PS4

Luke Ryan, Staff Writer

May 27, 2016


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Expected to hit the shelves in September, 2016 the PS4.5 is taking some big steps forward inside and out. Usually when a new console is made the goal is to make something new but still similar to the last. In this case, Sony is being honest that its actually a souped up PS4 and not a new standalone...

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