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...

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


Filed under School News, Showcase

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 ...

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