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Attitude of Gratitude

McKenzie Bonar, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018

Filed under Local News, Opinions, Uncategorized

November, the month of stuffing your face with turkey, the hectic Black Friday shopping, but most importantly, the time for being grateful. When most people think of November, a picture of falling leaves and families gathered around a table comes to mind. The act of giving thanks is often overlooked as people become distracted by the thought of turkey, stuffing, and all the other delicious components of a Thanksgiving feast. I, how...

Is Civility Dead? From false accusations to character attacks, will we ever regain decency?

Ryan Young, Editor-In-Chief

November 27, 2018

Filed under Local News, National News, News, Opinions, School News, Top Stories, Uncategorized

With the midterms officially over and the House majority now held by the Democrats, it is important that our country begins to work together and listen to one another without shouting or engaging in name calling. Civilization requires civility. In an era where false accusations can destroy a person’s career, where a single tweet can cause the death of a depressed soul, where a malicious lie can destroy an entire family’...

Optimal Organization

Optimal Organization

Sara Majorsky, Business Manager

November 20, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Opinions, Photography, School News, Student Blogs

High school is full of responsibilities, obligations, and new experiences. Having different activities to juggle all at once can get stressful to keep track of at times. So to help students make the m...

It is almost time for you to start your adult life. Are You Ready?

Ryan Young, Editor-In-Chief

October 23, 2018

Filed under Creative Writing, Opinions, School News, Showcase

So it’s that time again... Seniors narrowing down on possible colleges, juniors beginning to study and prepare for the college entrance tests, and sophomores and freshman exploring possible areas of study... but are you ready? Every student, in every town, in every state, goes through this process. Parents and teachers encourage you to explore your options, and maintain that GPA, raise that SAT/ACT score, give it your...

Students respond to idea of President Trump adding a Space Force

Students respond to idea of President Trump adding a Space Force

October 17, 2018

The United States Space Force is a newly proposed military branch that was announced by President Donald Trump in a meeting of the National Space Council which took place on June 18, 2018. If this propo...

Malaya and Makeup

Malaya and Makeup

Tayler Weaver, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018

Filed under Opinions

Aspiring makeup artist, Malaya Mekkaoui, is only 16 years old. She already has a passion for makeup and is working daily to fulfill her dream. How long have you been doing makeup? “I’ve bee...

Greater Latrobe Alumni- Darvy Vallana

Greater Latrobe Alumni- Darvy Vallana

Tayler Weaver, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018

Filed under Opinions

 What is your major?  Sports Management What is your favorite part of college? My favorite part is making friends and meeting new people. What is one thing you didn't expect going into...

Kobe Bryant’s Body Armour Investment

Kobe Bryant’s Body Armour Investment

October 15, 2018

Former NBA superstar,  Kobe Bryant, has grossed more money in his short retirement than on his 20 years playing for the Los Angeles Lakers. Bryant, was always destined for greatness. His father, name...

Our Experience of Flight 93…

Our Experience of Flight 93…

October 15, 2018

"Some parts made students emotional like listening to the voicemails the victims left their families. It was a cool experience and I recommend that other students go if they get the chance." -Jess Huemme "I...

“Thinking Out Loud” about Ed Sheeran’s Concert

“Thinking Out Loud” about Ed Sheeran’s Concert

Sara Majorsky, Business Manager

October 15, 2018

Filed under Features, Opinions

Crisp fall wind, flashing lights, and exhilarating music filled the air on an evening in Pittsburgh, September 29th 2018, when Ed Sheeran performed at PNC Park. Ed Sheeran delighted concert goers with hi...

How do 9th graders feel about eating lunch in Jr. High?

How do 9th graders feel about eating lunch in Jr. High?

October 2, 2018

This is the Junior High Cafeteria were the 9th graders eat their lunch.     I don’t mind eating in the junior high. It is easier on days when my classes are in the junior high...

9/11: What It Now Means To Me

9/11: What It Now Means To Me

September 23, 2018

“When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.” This quote from Marcus Aurelius summarizes my take away from the 9/11 cere...

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