MiniThon 2019

by Michaela Trotter MiniThon was a fundraiser that raised money for families in need whose child suffers from cancer. MiniThon takes the money made from MiniThon and helps multiple families in any ways that they can. The overnight event had some new exciting things going on this year. Senior Zoe Hornberger  one of the directors for the MiniThon said, “There are lots of new things coming this year, like the hypnotist, Mr. Kurowski’s science special, crepe making, escape rooms, and birdbox hour.” Zoi also said, “The goal is to raise $90k.” A big part of the success for MiniThon ca … [Read More...]

Zion Williamson

by Ben Rohrbaugh February 20, 2019: Cameron Indoor Stadium, Durham, North Carolina. The Duke Blue Devils were set to host their arch rival, “the North Carolina Tar Heels”, in one of the most anticipated games in college basketball this season. Alt … [Read More...]

El Chapo: Finally Convicted After 18 Years on the Run

by Fio del Pielago On February 12, 2019, Joaquín Guzmán Loera, or more famously known as “El Chapo,” was finally convicted of 10 counts of international distribution of an estimated 200 tons of drugs such as cocaine, heroin, and marijuana to the U. … [Read More...]

Opinion: Taking Action on Gun Control

by Alex Probert Gun control is the laws or policies that are put in place to regulate firearms. Gun control has been a growing issue among many Americans, due to different shootings and morbid events involving guns. However, there are many … [Read More...]

On-the-rise Rapper Facing Life-threatening Jail sentence

by Ben Rohrbaugh November 26, 2018: Daniel Hernandez, also known as his rapper name “Tekashi 6ix9ine” was arrested after following charges of armed robbery and suspected murder. He pleaded not guilty for racketeering, but Hernandez will be in jail … [Read More...]

Bullying in West York School District

by Sara Tran In December, an unnamed student of the West York School District shared that she has been physically bullied by seven other students on her bus ride home. This situation also concerns other parents that want to protect their kids, who … [Read More...]

2019 Winter Weather  

  by Madelyn Glennon The 2019 winter has been full of rain, sub-zero wind chills, ice, snow, and freezing cold temperatures followed by sunny days. Cities throughout the country have experienced extraordinarily cold temperatures and … [Read More...]

NASA’s Opportunity Rover Passes Away

by Madelyn Glennon On January 24, 2004, NASA’s Opportunity Rover landed on Mars with the intent to determine whether or not Mars could ever support living beings, as well as to search for water, soil samples, and rocks. On February 13, 2019, the rover was officially declared dead after a record-breaking 15 years on Mars, after final calls made to the rover were left unanswered. Due to the planetary dust storm on Mars in late Spring 2018, Opportunity ceased communications on June 10, 2018, and went into hibernation starting June 12, 2018. NASA scientists hoped that the rover would r … [Read More...]

$1.53 Billion Still on The Loose

by Kiyanna Dowling In Columbia, South Carolina the lottery ticket for the jackpot of $1.54 billion has been bought, but no one has come forward to claim their winnings. This money would not only benefit the winner but their entire state too. This has made a lot of people to wonder as to why no one has . Economic officials have estimated that a total of 61 million dollars was expected to come from the lottery jackpot in income taxes. The taxed money would have also been used to buy new voting machines, give an almost 2% raise to all teachers in South Carolina, and put a police officer in … [Read More...]

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

by Alex Probert York Suburban High School musical theater presented Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, a fantasy. It was performed on the 1st and 2nd of March with a school teaser on the 28th of February. This play took several months of the school year for dedicated students wanting to put on a show for their peers. These dedicated students took countless hours and months to put on this family friendly show. This years musical was performed on the 1st and 2nd of March with a school teaser on the 28th. There were a lot of laughs from the students in the crowd, which showed enjoyment. A … [Read More...]

NASA’s Opportunity Rover Passes Away

by Madelyn Glennon On January 24, 2004, NASA’s Opportunity Rover landed on Mars with the intent to determine whether or not Mars could ever support living beings, as well as to search for water, soil samples, and rocks. On February 13, 2019, the r … [Read More...]

$1.53 Billion Still on The Loose

by Kiyanna Dowling In Columbia, South Carolina the lottery ticket for the jackpot of $1.54 billion has been bought, but no one has come forward to claim their winnings. This money would not only benefit the winner but their entire state too. This … [Read More...]

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

by Alex Probert York Suburban High School musical theater presented Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, a fantasy. It was performed on the 1st and 2nd of March with a school teaser on the 28th of February. This play took several months of the school … [Read More...]

Opinion: Academy Awards

by Simone Williams On February 24, the 91st Academy Awards were held, and many people ended up going home with awards. There were a lot of categories and some actors and actresses won more than once. For the most part I agreed with the awards that … [Read More...]

Opinion: Sex Ed in schools needs to be improved

by Leandra da Fonseca Sex education is one of the most important and useful topics that teenagers are taught in school. Sex-ed  started being presented in schools in the sixties. Pennsylvania, along with other states, does not require schools … [Read More...]

Opinion: Plastic Problems

by Ariel Rivera Plastic has been causing issues that can end life. There are more than 5.25 trillion pieces of plastic debris (an estimated 18 billion pounds) in the ocean, as reported by National Geographic, which causes many problems. The … [Read More...]