SV succeeds at WPIAL Swimming and Diving Championships

SV succeeds at WPIAL Swimming and Diving Championships

Katie Clark, Staff Writer

March 18, 2017


Filed under School News, Showcase

The Seneca Valley Swimming and Diving team had very successful WPIAL Championship competitions the past two weekends.  The girls’ team placed 5th and the boys’ team placed 12th. Diving WPIALs were held at the North Allegheny Senior High Natatorium on Saturday, February 25.  Senior diver, Alexand...

Upsets ready to happen in 2017 NCAA Tournament

Upsets ready to happen in 2017 NCAA Tournament

Luke Henne, Staff Writer

March 18, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The bracket for the 2017 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament has been unveiled, and America could not be more abuzz. As the tournament winds down near the end of March and the beginning of April, it is highly likely that a one or two-seeded team will be cutting down the nets as the national...

2017 High School Musical: “Legally Blonde” Hits the Stage

2017  High School Musical: “Legally Blonde” Hits the Stage

Joe Demeis, Staff Writer

March 6, 2017


Filed under School News, Showcase

Seneca Valley students from grades 9-12 will be performing the international award-winning musical, Legally Blonde. Legally Blonde The Musical is based on the 2001 movie, Legally Blonde, and the novel by Amanda Brown. The music and lyrics are by Laurence O' Keefe and Neil Benjamin. It's ab...

SVHA gears up for PIHL Playoffs

SVHA gears up for PIHL Playoffs

Luke Henne, Staff Writer

March 5, 2017


Filed under School News, Showcase

It is finally March, and that means many things, but one of those things is that it is time for playoff hockey. Seneca Valley’s ice hockey teams will yet again get ready to compete in the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Hockey League playoffs. Year in and year out, the Raiders are always fielding...

Sidney Crosby gets 1000th point

Sidney Crosby gets 1000th point

Alex Restauri, Staff Writer

March 1, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Two league MVP's, one Conn Smythe, and two Stanley Cups later, Sidney Crosby records his 1,000th point on Thursday, February 16th. The entire league was watching when the Winnipeg Jets came to the Steel City to play the Penguins in what should have been a regular season game. The reality is that the...

March Madness is almost upon America

March Madness is almost upon America

Luke Henne, Staff Writer

March 1, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

March is nearing, and America is preparing for perhaps three of the best sports weeks of the year. It is almost time for the NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament, more commonly referred to as March Madness. This year’s 68-team tournament will field many of the household powers, but some new...

Seneca Swim and Dive gear up for WPIAL competition

Seneca Swim and Dive gear up for WPIAL competition

Katie Clark, Staff Writer

February 27, 2017


Filed under School News, Showcase

The Seneca Valley Swimming and Diving team is gearing up for the WPIAL Swimming and Diving competition. Diving WPIALs take place on Saturday, February 25 for AAA schools.  Seneca Valley divers competing at WPIALs are Alex Laslavic, Katelyn Caccamo, Dylan Boyd, Meghan Keppler, Peyton Moore, and Maddie...

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


Filed under Features, Showcase

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...

Where’s the Money?

Where’s the Money?

Caroline Foley, Staff Writer

February 15, 2017


Filed under School News, Showcase

As our seniors prepare to take on college this coming fall, one nagging issue can quickly sour the process: paying for said college experience. It's no secret that the rates charged by universities both public and private are absurdly high, but a shocking sticker price should not deter students from...

Star Wars Episode VIII Poster Released

Star Wars Episode VIII Poster Released

Chloe Ruffennach, Staff writer

January 29, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Disney and Lucasfilm released the title of the much-anticipated Star Wars movie, Episode VIII: The Last Jedi. Naturally, even the mere name of the movie sparked theories and conversation on the Internet. Everything from the wording to the font has been scrutinized for hints about what the plot of...

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