Digital Photography Class Expands SV Arts Department

Digital Photography Class Expands SV Arts Department

Jacob Bryant, Staff Writer

December 10, 2016


Filed under School News, Showcase

Students in grades ten and eleven at Seneca Valley had a long-anticipated new course option this year- Digital Photography 1. In previous years, photography has been incorporated into other art-based electives.  Courses such as graphic arts, video production, and other art-related classes include...

Final College Football Playoff Set After a Week of Conference Championships

Final College Football Playoff Set After a Week of Conference Championships

Ben Snell, Staff Writer

December 10, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Last weekend, Alabama, Ohio State, Clemson, and Washington all clinched the four playoff berths. With Alabama and Washington both dominating their SEC and ACC championship games against Florida and Colorado, and Clemson holding off Virginia Tech in a close match-up for the ACC title, all three...

New SV Coalition formed in IHS and SHS

New SV Coalition formed in IHS and SHS

Katie Clark, Staff Writer

December 10, 2016


Filed under School News, Showcase

Seneca Valley is starting a new motivating organization that focuses on students in the Senior High and Intermediate High Schools called the SV Coalition. The SV Coalition is a supplement to the CARE Program that takes place during Activity Period every Tuesday.  CARE helps to teach Seneca students...

An unprecedented Pittsburgher: Andrew McCutchen

An unprecedented Pittsburgher: Andrew McCutchen

Luke Henne, Staff Writer

December 10, 2016


Filed under OP/ED, Showcase

Since his drafting in 2005, it is not even a question that Andrew McCutchen has been a face of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He joined the Pittsburgh Pirates on June 4, 2009, to assume center field responsibility for the Pirates, as mentioned on Pirates.com. Since then, Cutch has done nothing but provide...

Varsity hockey looks to continue winning customs

Varsity hockey looks to continue winning customs

Luke Henne, Staff Writer

December 9, 2016


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The Seneca Valley Raiders varsity ice hockey team is accustomed to a winning mindset, in conjunction with the entire Seneca Valley Ice Hockey Association. While it has had its ups and downs this year,  the varsity squad and the entire organization has continued to stay on that same track. The...

A Letter to the Senior Class: Don’t Give Up Just Yet

A Letter to the Senior Class: Don’t Give Up Just Yet

Caroline Foley, Staff Writer

November 28, 2016


Filed under OP/ED, Showcase

Last year, I wrote a letter addressing my class as juniors. In that letter, I expressed hope and optimism toward senior year, as many of my peers did.  This year, however, there is a palpable change in attitude among us. I, along with many others, have never struggled more than I have this year, and it’s ...

Seneca Valley’s Fall Sports Shine Throughout the Month of November

Seneca Valley’s Fall Sports Shine Throughout the Month of November

Alex Restauri, Staff Writer

November 28, 2016


Filed under School News, Showcase

Seneca Valley has a great athletic program, and this year it showed with boys' and girls' Soccer, girls' Volleyball, and of course varsity football. Each team made it to the WPIAL playoffs or finals, which hasn't happened in a long time. Girls' volleyball had their best season since 2011; they had...

Friday Night Lights

Friday Night Lights

Patrick Inman, Staff Writer

November 18, 2016


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On Friday, November 18 the Seneca Valley raiders football team will lay it all on the line for a shot at a WPIAL championship against Central Catholic. The Raiders obtained their opportunity for a championship the previous week after a thrilling 28-27 win against their bitter rivals North Allegheny...

Presidential Election Results in a Nutshell

Presidential Election Results in a Nutshell

Sydney Gibson, Staff Writer

November 15, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

This presidential race has been one for the books, with upsets and unpredictability at every turn. The past 18 months were all building up to Tuesday, when voters formed lines to cast their ballets. Millions of Americans held their breath into the night, crossing their fingers and praying that their...

SV student section set for Friday’s big game

SV student section set for Friday’s big game

Joe Demeis, Staff Writer

November 15, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

The Seneca Valley student section is one of, if not, the best, student section in the WPIAL. James Parey, the Student Section King, is very proud of his student section, “To think that the Seneca Valley student section has done a phenomenal job in representing their school is definitely an understatement....

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