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Homecoming Proposals 2019

Rece Ramsey, Staff Writer

September 19, 2019

Teenagers of Greater Latrobe creating proposal signs to creatively ask their dates to Homecoming on October 5, 2019 in the beginning weeks of the school year. This year's theme is "A Night in Greece"!

Rise to the Top

Rise to the Top

Anne Dalton, Managing Editor

September 3, 2019

“Live your life with integrity,” said Joyce Yin, class of 2019 valedictorian.  Mrs. Pompelia taught her this and Yin has been sticking to it ever since in order to reach her goals. Yin’s str...

Angel Arms

Angel Arms

September 3, 2019

ANGEL ARMS 338 Main Street Latrobe, PA 15650 724.539.7900 To learn more visit: Website: https://www.faithforwardpa.com/infant-care-recovery-homes or https://www.wtae.com/article/state-of-addiction-angel-arms-in-latrobe-helps-babies-born-into-addiction/10263764 Every year 30,000 babi...

Superintendent Swigart Leaves Profound Paw Print On The Latrobe Wildcat Community

Sofia Serge, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

    In 1979 Judith Swigart began her illustrious career. After 40 years in public education, Swigart, 62, is retiring.     “There’s no magic lightbulb that goes off saying it’s time to retire. For me, I just knew it was time,” Swigart said.     Swigart began her career in public education as a business teacher at Nazareth Area High School in Lehigh Valley. After finding her love of business classes...

Civil War Reanactment

Civil War Reanactment

Sydney Laidacker, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

Students were able to try on 1800’s clothes.  Adam Marinchak (on left) got to put on hats, jackets, bags, got to hold a gun, and more. Audra Murgi (on right) got to put on hoop skirts, a sk...

Sigut Shoots for the Stars

Sara Majorsky, Business Manager

September 3, 2019

Hardwork and dedication pays off for Lauren Sigut, a motivated and ambitious graduate of Greater Latrobe, as she earned the title of Salutatorian. From her school involvement to her bright personality, there is so much she will continue to achieve in the future.   After contemplating on her college and career options, she came to a fulfilling choice at Georgia Institute of Technology. The school stood out to her...

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Building Bonds around the Table

May 14, 2019

Peaceful piano music and a delicious meal were in great abundance at this year’s Senior Appreciation Luncheon. This year, over 300 community members had time to sit back, relax, and catch up with friend...

National Tech Honor Society

Sara Majorsky, Business Manager

May 14, 2019

Students are highlighted and given opportunities for scholarships and community service through National Tech Honor Society. Every year, junior and senior students are selected based on the eligibility criteria of having a 3.0 or higher GPA overall, 3.5 or higher in their specific technical program, and a teacher recommendation. Each year, two delegates and eight officers are chosen and work as a team to maintain an facili...

A Successful Winterguard Season

A Successful Winterguard Season

Sydney Laidacker, Staff Writer

March 31, 2019

This is the first time ever that Latrobe has been able to place high in competitions and win them. “The team is have so much success this year,” says Mrs. Pellegrino. “We're really becoming like t...

The Rush to Judgment: Hatred of Others Hurts Us All

Ryan Young, Editor-In-Chief

March 31, 2019

SHOUTING. NAME-CALLING. EXAGGERATING. BLAMING...  Breaking News. An exhausted sigh fills the air as the TV’s volume rapidly decreases until all is silent. The red eyes begin to water as blue tears drip down the cheek of America scorching the skin. The agitation increases and the blisters form. The itching begins. The swelling continues. The scarring remains. Traditional news outlets and social media platforms are dominat...

From Feeling Small to Making a Big Difference: Jon Pritikin Leaves GLSD Students Speechless And In Tears

From Feeling Small to Making a Big Difference: Jon Pritikin Leaves GLSD Students Speechless And In Tears

March 31, 2019

As a young boy Jon Pritikin was ridiculed, bullied and mocked because of an uncontrollable speech impediment. Today, Pritikin speaks with clarity and confidence about his devastating childhood and how h...

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