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Suessical: colorful cast strives for excellence

Kara Ragan, Student Life Editor

November 6, 2015


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The fall musical is “Seussical,” a production about Horton, an elephant, that hears a “who” from a speck on a clover, his secret admirer Gertrude McFuzz, and Jojo, a Who that isn’t accepted by his community. About 80 students are participating in it this year. The musical is based on the...

Students experience culture while studying abroad

Hayley Koontz, Student Life Editor

November 6, 2015


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Different. The word is used by exchange students to describe the customs, dissimilarities of language, and some aspects of American culture. However, they also use words like opportunity, independence, and growing up when discussing their experiences. Leaving familiarity to study in a new place may be...

Flag and sticks, half-time kicks

Hayley Koontz, Student Life Editor

November 6, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

  Half-time brings a flurry of activity as the football players leave the field and members of the marching band take their positions to entertain an expectant crowd. Flags twirl and swell in the wind, framing rows of brass and wind instruments. Defiant and clear drum beats add rhythm. Ma...

Hobbies encourage student expression

Hayley Koontz, Co-Student Life Editor

October 8, 2015


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Imagine the feeling of accomplishment after successfully creating a computer program that took hours to perfect. Think about looking through the visor of a helmet, with the noise of a four wheeler revving up before a jump. Picture winning a card game through meticulously planned moves and a little luck....

Oldies vs. Newbies

Kara Ragan, Co-Student Life Editor

October 8, 2015


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Freshmen are moving in, and seniors are preparing to move out. What are they feeling about our new facility? The main difference between freshmen and seniors is the level of experience they have. Seniors spent their first three years in the old school, while the freshmen are getting into the swing...

Clubs create opportunities

Clubs create opportunities

Kara Ragan, Co-Student Life Editor

October 8, 2015


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A new school year opens up a world of possibilities for student extra-curricular involvement. Boosting Engineering, Science, and Technology (BEST) has 76 students signed up this year. The teams within the club include the design team, t-shirt team, marketing team, website team, display team and a...

Student realizes life is fragile

Colten Penner, 21st Century Journalism

February 4, 2015


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OH CRAP! That was the only thought running through Lane Coulter’s, 9, mind when he lost control, and the 2004 Hyundai Sonata uprooted a tree. Lane was alone. Overcoming an almost fatal car crash made Lane and his family realize how life is fragile. Lane was participating in football, baseball, and bask...

Colby Wallace: On and Off Stage

Payton Lear, 21st Century Journalism

February 3, 2015


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“My passion for music is so big, there’s just so much to it that I could just explore music for days upon days, it’s just so easy to get lost in music,” said Colby Wallace, 12. Wallace is a senior at Circle who doesn’t just sing in the choir, he participates in musicals, SADD, STUCO, and dr...

Paradise Doll Museum and hospital is truly a doll’s paradise

Kiara Barrett, 21st Century Journalism

February 3, 2015


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From the outside, the Paradise Doll Museum and Hospital, located at 119 S. 6th St in Towanda, is small and simple. The museum is actually full of surprises. Walking through the door one is instantly greeted with a warm welcoming breeze. One stands in a small room with a table and two chairs, and a shelf...

A heart to heart with the Hartleys

A heart to heart with the Hartleys

Cameron Straw, 21st Century Journalism

February 2, 2015


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Between a glass blowing business, a basketball fanatic, two-dogs in a same sex relationship, and two profoundly disabled children, the Hartley family is constantly up to new and exciting shenanigans but never forgetting to laugh along the way. Most people would say spending time with such an easygoing,...

‘Everything happens for a reason’

Dylan Meier, 21st Century Journalism

January 22, 2015


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“I was over there for three weeks for a bonding time I had to do and the first time I saw him it was an out of body experience.  Here comes this little guy walking down this dark hallway with one of the workers and he didn’t speak my language and I didn’t speak his,” Rolaine Hetherington, of...

Augusta theater keeps retro vibe alive thanks to volunteers

Abi Iseman, 21st Century Journalism

January 14, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The ceiling is covered with individual hand painted fiberboard panels. Murals decorate the interior walls with the first neon lights shining brightly across the red leather seats. Children’s eyes grow big with the sight of fresh popcorn exploding as it turns from kernels to fluffy pieces. The sounds...

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