Kentucky school shooting unites small town

Kentucky school shooting unites small town

Luke Henne

February 13, 2018


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The population of the Kentucky town of Benton, as of 2016, is 4,531, according to the United States Census Bureau. But on Tuesday, January 24 and in the days following, the town's population feels like a unified one. On that Tuesday, FOX News notes that a 15-year old boy opened fire at Marshall County...

The Academic’s: ‘Tales From The Backseat’

The Academic’s: ‘Tales From The Backseat’

Sydney Gibson, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018


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The Academic, an indie rock band from Westmeath, Ireland, recently released their debut album, 'Tales From The Backseat'. It consists of ten songs mostly written in the band's adolescence while growing up in their small town.   The band members, vocalist and guitarist Craig Fitzgerald, drummer Dean Gavin and brothers Matt (guitar) and St...

Super Bowl LII set to take place in Minneapolis

Super Bowl LII set to take place in Minneapolis

Luke Henne, Contributor

January 31, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

In what is deemed one of the world's biggest events, the 52nd edition of the National Football League's Super Bowl will take place at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The game, which is set to kickoff at approximately 6:30 PM (Eastern Time) on Sunday, February 4, features the AFC champion...

Pirates’ success coming to an abrupt end

Pirates’ success coming to an abrupt end

Luke Henne, Contributor

January 30, 2018


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Just three years removed from a 98-win season and the second-best record in Major League Baseball, the 2018 Pittsburgh Pirates will be filled with skepticism, concern and presumed underachieving. Even after off-seasons in which much of the Pirates' talents departed, the fan base still had faith that...

Raider Roast Menu Additons

Raider Roast Menu Additons

Jemima Roeckmann, Staff Writer

January 18, 2018


Filed under School News, Showcase

These days, it seems as if the younger generation is spending more and more time in coffee shops. Many wonder if it is to study or just get the day started with a dose of caffeine. Starbucks and Dunkin’ Donuts are examples of these businesses flourishing every day, simply by selling their icon...

Seneca Valley holds its 7th annual 24 Hour Film Festival

Seneca Valley holds its 7th annual 24 Hour Film Festival

January 18, 2018


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From December 16th through 17th, Seneca Valley held its 7th annual 24 Hour Film festival, hosted by Mr. Dan McKosky and Mrs. Janice Plutnicki of SVTV. The 24 Hour Film Festival is a contest held by SVTV where groups of students and alumni must write, produce, film, and edit an original short film...

Teacher Feature- Mr. Dickey

Teacher Feature- Mr. Dickey

Keersten Young

January 11, 2018


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This month's teacher feature article is highlighting Mr. Dickey, a former student that attended Seneca Valley before he became an AP and CHS statistics teacher at the senior high. Dickey, who is experiencing his first year being a full time teacher here at SV, was not very nervous to start because...

Thomas fire becomes one of the largest in California’s history

Thomas fire becomes one of the largest in California’s history

Sydney Gibson, Staff Writer

January 10, 2018


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Southern California's Thomas fire started to burn on December 4 and quickly became the fourth largest wildfire in the state's history.     It began in Ventura County, Santa Paula and has burned over 242,500 acres (379 square miles), destroyed 972 buildings, including more than 700 homes, and damaged 258 buildings.     As a result, the wildfir...

SV varsity hockey battles through arduous PIHL schedule

SV varsity hockey battles through arduous PIHL schedule

Luke Henne, Contributor

January 4, 2018


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As the 2017-18 season nears its halfway point, the Seneca Valley Raiders varsity hockey team has made a name for themselves among their competitors. Competing in the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Hockey League's Triple-A division, the Raiders have won five of their first seven contests, while also...

President Trump to move American embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

President Trump to move American embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

Tommy Conroy

December 18, 2017


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As of December 6, President Trump declared that the U.S. would begin the process of moving their embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to the Holy City of Jerusalem, recognizing it as Israel's capital This decision is an echo from September of last year, when President Trump as only a candidate in the running...

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