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Old Clothes, New Purpose

Old Clothes, New Purpose

November 16, 2018

Do you have any old pairs of jeans that are torn? Any shirts with stains? Clothing is a part of daily life. But like many things in life, they can wear out after so much time. It’s not uncommon for clothes to bec...

NHS Students Volunteer for Senator Ward

NHS Students Volunteer for Senator Ward

November 16, 2018

Our senior citizens should be acknowledged and cherished, and that is exactly what Senator Ward did at her annual Senior Expo. 26 students from three schools [Latrobe, Greensburg Salem, and Hempfield] helped he...

One big Kiwanis tree bears many branches

One big Kiwanis tree bears many branches

November 15, 2018

Key Club has kicked off another school year with the annual K-Family picnic at Hempfield Park in Greensburg on Saturday, September 30, 2018.  Kiwanis Club of Greensburg hosted the event under the non-...

Advocating Aevidum

Advocating Aevidum

November 15, 2018

Aevidum, “I’ve got your back.” This simple phrase is  derived from Latin roots and coined by students for a club that embraces relationships.  It should be heard more often as a way to connect ...

New Latrobe Police Chief Sleasman

November 14, 2018

Filed under Local News, News, Uncategorized

Latrobe police chief Jim Bumar retired from his 8.5 year reign as the chief and his 34.5 career being a part of the Latrobe Police Department on August 31st, 2018. Then, the Latrobe Police Department had a big position to fill and a big question, who would become the new police chief? Many applied for the position of the chief of police, but one application stood out from all the others and that was Mr. John Sleasman. Sleasman...

Ethan Apple and His Unique Halloween Costumes

Ethan Apple and His Unique Halloween Costumes

Sofia Serge, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018

Filed under Features, Local News, News, Student Features, Uncategorized

What are you dressing up as for Halloween this year? Something common, like a vampire? A zombie? Maybe just a mask? Are you even dressing up? Well, for GLSD senior Ethan Apple, it has become a traditio...

Advocating Aevidum

November 14, 2018

Filed under Features, News, Showcase, Student Features, Top Stories

Aevidum, “I’ve got your back.” This simple phrase is  derived from Latin roots and coined by students for a club that embraces relationships.  It should be heard more often as a way to connect people and build relationships. Aevidum is a nationwide movement originated at Cocalico High School in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania in response to a student’s suicide in 2003. Aevidum thrives because of the stories of...

Rise to BE a Champion

Rise to BE a Champion

November 11, 2018

October kicked off Breakfast of Champions, a program that honors a select number of students each month. From October through May, breakfast is provided in the Center for Student Creativity (CSC) at the...

Author Chris Rodell Inspires the High Post Writers

Sydney Laidacker, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Book Reviews, Features, School News

On Wednesday October 23, author Chris Rodell visited the Greater Latrobe Journalism Class and gave the students a bit of inspiration.  He gave us insight on how to become better writers. As a teenager Rodell decide he wanted to be an author. "I used to deliver newspapers and loved the idea there were men and women paid to tell stories. Then I began reading Mike Royko's columns and said, yep, that's what I want to do," sai...

Press Release: BES Firefighter Visit

Press Release: BES Firefighter Visit

October 31, 2018

Baggaley Elementary School kindergarten students recently visited the Youngstown Fire Station for fire prevention week. The students were greeted by firefighters from several local companies. Th...

Press Release: The Challenge Program, Inc. Kicks Off At Greater Latrobe High School

Press Release: The Challenge Program, Inc. Kicks Off At Greater Latrobe High School

October 31, 2018

Students at Greater Latrobe High School were recently introduced to The Challenge Program, Inc. during a kick-off assembly at their school. The assembly theme was The REAL Game of Life. This fun board...

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