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Morgen Wirick Overcomes Stereotype of Teen Mothers

Morgen Wirick Overcomes Stereotype of Teen Mothers

Ashley Beaken, Reporter

March 21, 2017

Many teenagers and adults are familiar with the MTV show “Teen Mom.” People watch reality tv shows for pure entertainment, but no one can truly understand the struggles teen mothers face or the obstacles...

Vance Joy Performs at Stage AE

Vance Joy performs at Stage AE, March 23 on his

Ashley Beaken, Editor

April 27, 2016

At Stage AE, Wednesday, March 23 Vance Joy performed on his Fire and the Flood tour. Opening for him was Jamie Lawson, a British singer who was the first artist to be signed by Ed Sheeran’s new record...

Career Pathways Prepare Students for Future

Ashley Beaken, Editor

April 27, 2016

The Greater Latrobe school district’s goal is to have classes available so the students of the school will have some kind of idea of a career to pursue in the future. STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) focuses on connecting the core subjects taught in classes to the real world. Students should have an idea of interest when graduating high school. Offering certain classes can help students discover their...

Pompelia Nominated for Presidential Teacher of the Year Award

Ashley Beaken, Editor

April 27, 2016

Mrs. Pompelia has been nominated for the presidential teacher of the year award for excellence in mathematics and science teaching. She teaches multiple classes such as calculus, chemistry, and young engineers. She has been teaching at Greater Latrobe for seven years. In addition to teaching multiple classes, Pompelia is also the head teacher of the mathematics department at Greater Latrobe. Pompelia was nominated by a parent...

Netflix

Ashley Beaken, Editor

January 13, 2016

You come home from school on Monday and throw your backpack into the corner of your room. You change into sweatpants and climb into bed. You’ll waste the rest of your night in bed watching Netflix until your mother calls you for dinner. You go downstairs and get your dinner and bring it back upstairs to your room, so that you can eat while you’re watching Netflix. You’ll probably stay up until 2 am watching Netflix even...

Reality Tour

Ashley Beaken, Editor

January 13, 2016

When I was in third grade I walked into the Westmoreland County Court House, I was checked by security then sent through a door that led to the main hallway. The first thing that they did was take a mugshot of me. Using photoshop they had created a picture based off of my mugshot of what I would look like in 20 years if I got into drugs. In the picture I looked way older than I should’ve, the picture was supposed to be when...

Sarah Ziance Performs at Keynote Cafe

Ashley Beaken, Editor

January 13, 2016

Hanging out at the performance venue, The Keynote Cafe is what junior, Sarah Ziance’s weekends often consist of. The keynote cafe is located in Jeannette, Pa. Local artists and bands of all ages perform and anyone is welcome to go see the performers. Sarah started going there a few months ago and now performs there often for the “under 21 acoustic showcases.” She performs with other bands and also by herself at times....

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