What You Need to Know About the New iPhone 7

What You Need to Know About the New iPhone 7

Ben Snell, Staff Writer

September 22, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

Apple officially announced the release of its newest flagship product. Apple CEO, Tim Cook, told the audience at Bill Graham Civic in San Francisco, "We have created the world's most advanced smartphone – the best iPhone we have ever created. This is iPhone 7." Now, what exactly makes it the...

Seniors on SV Pom Pons team prepare to participate for the last year

Seniors on SV Pom Pons team prepare to participate for the last year

Chloe Ruffennach, Staff writer

September 21, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

The 2017 school year marks the end of an era for seniors on the Seneca Valley Pom Pons team. Seneca Valley is noted for their school pride and abundance of activities and extracurricular programs. As with every activity, the Seneca Valley Pom Pons team consists of many different grade levels, including...

Seneca Valley seniors prepare for their last year of high school

Seneca Valley seniors prepare for their last year of high school

Caila Rentz, Staff Writer

September 20, 2016


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The 2016- 2017 school year has begun. A new year means making fast adjustments, such as waking up earlier and attempting to cram after school jobs, activities, homework, and studying into the limited seven or eight hours before students go to sleep. Seniors have it even worse. According to coll...

SV Student Makes a Great Catch at Giants Game

September 20, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Video

Seneca Scout's very own Joe Demeis makes a diving catch at a San Francisco Giants game on August 4, 2016.

Remembering September 11, 2001

Remembering September 11, 2001

Sarah Ierino, Staff Writer

September 16, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

This past Sunday marked the fifteenth anniversary of the horrible tragedy that was September 11, 2001. The whole nation had a moment of silence out of respect for the thousands of people that lost their lives on that busy New York City day. There were documentaries on television, broadcasts o...

Raiders JV1 Hockey Poised For Big Season

Raiders JV1 Hockey Poised For Big Season

Luke Henne, Staff Writer

September 9, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Agony. Heartbreak. Those are the only words that can describe how the 2015-2016 season ended. After coasting through their 17-game regular season to the tune of a 12-3-2 record, the Raiders top junior varsity hockey team finished in second place just behind rival North Allegheny, as mentioned by the...

Life-Saving Drug’s Price Rises Four-Hundred Percent

Life-Saving Drug’s Price Rises Four-Hundred Percent

Ben Snell, Contributor

September 7, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

In the recent weeks, the creators of the EpiPen have come under harsh scrutiny due to severe price changes on the drug. The allergy treatment drug is produced by a small pharmaceutical company, Mylan Pharmaceutical. Since 2009, Mylan has raised the drug's price by 400 percent. Currently, the two-pack...

NASA’s “Kepler” Telescope discovers thousands of new planets

NASA’s “Kepler” Telescope discovers thousands of new planets

Matt Di Michele, Staff Writer

May 25, 2016


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An extraordinary discovery of 1,284 previously unknown planets was made by NASA last week. This is the largest single discovery of its kind ever to occur at one singular time in the history of deep space studies. The Kepler Telescope, which is operated by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration...

North Carolina faces backlash over stance on transgender bathroom debate

North Carolina faces backlash over stance on transgender bathroom debate

Chloe Ruffennach, Staff writer

May 16, 2016


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As of Monday May 9th, 2016, North Carolina has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Justice Department to defend House Bill 2. According to a court document cited by CNN, House Bill 2 is a law that bans transgendered individuals from using public bathrooms that do not correspond with their biological...

Cruz drops out of election race

Cruz drops out of election race

Chloe Ruffennach, Staff writer

May 13, 2016


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Republican candidate Ted Cruz bowed out of the presidential race Tuesday, May 2nd, 2016. This decision followed his loss of Indiana to Donald Trump. According to CNN, after Trump won Indiana, Cruz decided to bow out of the race all together. Following the loss, Cruz spoke in an interview claiming t...

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