SV Students Visit National Air Force Museum

John Madeira, Staff Writer
April 25, 2013 • 447 views
Filed under Features, School News

This past Monday, 47 Seneca Valley juniors and seniors took a daylong trip to visit a piece of US history: the National Museum of the United States Air Force on the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio.  Students in Mrs. Schuster’s Aviation class, as well as students from Mr. Lucot’s A...

What Not To Wear: Senior Boards Edition

What Not To Wear: Senior Boards Edition

Melissa John, staff Writer
April 24, 2013 • 1,309 views
Filed under Features, School News, Showcase

You've written your senior paper, you've planned and executed your entire senior project, and now you have to face your senior boards' judges in order to deliver your final speech. You've written your outline, practiced so many times that your mother can now recite your research in its entirety, and...

New Faces in the Penguins Locker Room

Liam Millroy, Staff Writer
April 15, 2013 • 1,056 views
Filed under Features, Sports

With the roster that the Penguins have put together, and the great success they have had thus far, General Manager Ray Shero feels like the Penguins need to win this year.  In order to do so, he made a few key moves to bolster the team's roster. The first new addition to the Roster was veteran winger,...

Top Ten Fashion Trends for Spring 2013

Melissa John, Staff Writer
March 11, 2013 • 12,775 views
Filed under Features

The snow outside is melting, warmer temperatures are poking their way into the weather forecast, and it's about that time to store away your Uggs and peacoats and replace them with these top ten fashion trends of spring 2013. With the help of People's Style Watch magazine, the most essential spring p...

Shell Ceases Arctic Ocean Petroleum Drilling for 2013

Shannon Turgeon, News Editor
March 4, 2013 • 923 views
Filed under Features, News

Royal Dutch Shell PLC announced on Wednesday that it will not continue to drill in the Arctic Ocean this year. According to the New York Times, their announcement follows a series of incidents that occurred while drilling there in 2012. The President of Shell Oil, Marvin Odum, stated that "We've ...

Valentine’s Day: Stepping Outside ‘The Dinner Date’

Melissa John, Staff Writer
February 14, 2013 • 408 views
Filed under Features

When it comes to Valentine's Day, the same troubles barricade our minds from year to year. What if I spend too much? What if I don't do enough? What if I don't even have a Valentine this year? Well, rest easy! With these tips, you can manage to get through yet another Valentine's Day with less stress, ...

Retiring Ray Lewis

Bradley Hart, Staff Writer
January 8, 2013 • 632 views
Filed under Features, News, Sports

On January 2,  football great Ray Lewis announced his intention of retiring at the end of this season.  He is an important member of the Baltimore Ravens and one of the greatest linebackers that the game has ever seen. He led the Ravens to a Super Bowl win over the New York Giants in 2000.  Also,...

Butler County Residents Struggle with Contaminated Water

Butler County Residents Struggle with Contaminated Water

Shannon Turgeon, News Editor
December 20, 2012 • 859 views
Filed under Features, News

Multiple Connoquenessing Township families have been struggling to live their lives without access to clean water for over a year, according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Residents of the Woodlands neighborhood in Connoquenessing Township first noticed a problem in January 2011. Multiple homeow...

Holiday Gift Guide 2012

Melissa John, Staff Writer
December 4, 2012 • 454 views
Filed under Features

With the holiday season approaching fast, finding the perfect gift for everyone on your list is bound to only add more chaos into your hectic schedule. From your boyfriend to your second cousin twice removed, the decision on what to get the varied people in your life is confusing, and often times,...

Don’t Let Winter Roads Catch You Off Guard: Winter Driving Tips

Don’t Let Winter Roads Catch You Off Guard: Winter Driving Tips

Hailie Sandor, Staff Photographer
November 30, 2012 • 2,891 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

As the snow starts to fall this winter season and the roads start to cover with a blanket of white, drivers everywhere should take notice and adjust driving habits accordingly. The best advice for driving in bad winter weather is not to drive at all, if you can at all avoid it. Don't go out until...