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...

SB51: Falcons vs Patriots

SB51: Falcons vs Patriots

Luke Henne, Staff Writer

January 29, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The stage is set for the fifty-first annual National Football League’s Super Bowl. In Houston’s NRG Stadium, the New England Patriots will meet the Atlanta Falcons in what will presumably be an instant classic, potentially headlined by an offensive shootout. The New England Patriots, the champions...

Seneca Valley begins its third nine weeks by being honored by the College Board

Seneca Valley begins its third nine weeks by being honored by the College Board

Matt Di Michele, Staff Writer

January 26, 2017


Filed under School News, Showcase

The Advanced Placement District Honor Roll was released by College Board earlier this week and Seneca Valley School District has once again been named as a recipient. The seventh edition of the annual has honored only 433 schools from across the nation (and Canada), keeping Seneca Valley in rather distinguished...

La La Land Review

La La Land Review

Krist Muñoz-Malavé, Staff Writer

January 26, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

I am neither a fan of musicals or  old Broadway or anything of the sort. However, La La Land is easily one of my favorite movies of the last couple years. It is simply enchanting. To start, the performances by both Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone are out of this world. Gosling convincingly pulls off a pi...

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