Pom Pons Team Captain Has High Hopes For Upcoming Season

Pom Pons Team Captain Has High Hopes For Upcoming Season

Chloe Ruffennach, Staff Writer

September 17, 2015


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  Despite Seneca Valley’s loss on Saturday against North Allegheny, Seneca’s Poms team is determined to rally the players in their next game on Friday against Fox Chapel. Pom Pons, the Seneca Valley equivalent of a cheerleading squad, performs with the SV Raiders every game. Their goals...

Syrian Refugees Scatter Across the Globe

Syrian Refugees Scatter Across the Globe

Krist Muñoz-Malavé, Staff Writer

September 15, 2015


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To escape their nations violence, Syrian refugees have scattered across Europe, as well as the world, to find safe havens where they can stay. According to CNN, Turkey is the nation which has, to date, taken in the most refugees as they are housing 1.9 million of the 4.1 million Syrians. The massive...

Seneca Valley Marching Band Season Kickoff: What’s New, What to Expect

Caroline Foley, Staff Writer

September 9, 2015


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The Seneca Valley Marching Band will be performing its new halftime show at the first football game of the season this Friday, September 4th. Mr. Armstrong, one of the band's directors, was interviewed on the status of the marching band and what to expect at this year's show. Mr. Armstrong told ...

Seneca Scout/SV Arrowhead gets a Fresh Start

Seneca Scout/SV Arrowhead gets a Fresh Start

Ben Snell, Student Writer

September 8, 2015


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As this 2015-2016 school year is starting up, the students behind the Seneca Scout and the Seneca Arrowhead are trying to get the school's newspaper more publicity. Faced with the fact that not many people at Seneca Valley, students or staff, know about or read the school's newspapers, Mr. Butschle...

Frostbite 5k Raises Autism Awareness

Emily Hess, Staff Writer

February 23, 2015


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The fourth annual Frostbite 5K Run and Walk was held on Sunday, February 15, at the North Park Boathouse. The Frostbite 5K is a popular Pittsburgh event and aims to raise public awareness of Autism. “The event aims to raise money for the Autism Connection of PA and to also promote awareness of the...

Holidays Offer Opportunities to Support The Troops

Emily Hess, Staff Writer

October 30, 2014


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Happy Halloween Seneca Valley! The spooky holiday is almost upon us, and that can only mean one thing: lots and lots of candy. Some of us will receive more candy than we could possibly eat by ourselves this year. If you aren’t sure what to do with your extra candy, consider donating it to our troops...

Oxford English Dictionary’s Word of 2013

Brenna Schoen, Editor and Staff Writer

November 22, 2013


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                                    Oxford English Dictionary’s  Word of 2013 Surprisingly it isn’t twerk SELFIE  selfie noun, informal (also selfy; plural selfies) A photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and uploaded to a social ...

Yahoo Purchases Tumblr for $1.1 Billion

Shannon Turgeon, News Editor

May 23, 2013


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  Yahoo has recently made a bold move that may help to turn the company around. On May 2oth, the company announced their $1.1 billion dollar purchase of the wildly popular blogging site "Tumblr." According to CNN, rumors about the purchase have been circulating since May 16th. This deal wil...

“Queen” Mirren Grants Dying Boy Last Wish.

Megan O'Leary, Staff Writer

May 23, 2013


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Oliver Burton of Leicester, England was born with down syndrome. After being in and out of the hospital for years, Burton is fighting his third battle with cancer, given only a few weeks to live. At the top of his bucket list was to meet the Queen of England at Buckingham Palace. After his local member...

Three Women Found Alive in the West Side of Cleveland

Three Women Found Alive in the West Side of Cleveland

Hailie Sandor, Staff Photographer

May 21, 2013


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Three women who went missing a decade ago when they were just teens were found alive in a residential area just south of Cleveland.  Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight all went missing in late 2002 and early 2003. According to the Plain Dealer newspaper, Knight was 18 when she became t...

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