Chanel D’Angelo signs with Philadelphia University

On March 3rd, New Hope-Solebury senior Chanel D’Angelo signed with Philadelphia University to play on their girls soccer team.

Pictured seated from left are Rocco D’Angelo (brother), David D’Angelo (father), Chanel, and Renee D’Angelo (mother); standing, Principal Charles Malone, Assistant Coach, Jim Swasey, Coach Solomon Jacobs, and Athletic Director Ted Harrington.

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NH-S students have a winning Spirit Week

For students at New Hope-Solebury High School, Spirit Week is not merely about encouraging pride for their school, but also for raising monies for various charities. This year’s Spirit Week, during the week of February 23rd, brought in over 8,000 pounds of nonperishable food items and raised over $2,500 for “Pennies for Patients” which benefits the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

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NHS Spirit Week serves local charities

submitted by Sienna Lee, senior, New Hope-Solebury High School

Spirit Week is a New Hope-Solebury High School tradition with a 17-year history. For these five days, the school is divided into the Blue Team, consisting of the seniors and freshmen, and the Gold Team, consisting of the juniors and sophomores. The winner is determined by points, which can be earned by participating in events and making donations. Occurring in the last week of February, the students of NH-S participated in the annual week of competition, exciting events, and community outreach.

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NH-S students commit to universities

On November 12th, National College Signing Day, three New Hope-Solebury High School student athletes signed with colleges.

Chloe Verwiel (seated center) signed with Georgetown University for field hockey, Roland Massimino (seated right) signed with Kansas State University for golf, and Spencer Tinkel (seated left) signed with the College of Holy Cross for baseball. Standing, from left, are Dean of Students Chris Cook and NH-S Athletic Director Ted Harrington.

Congratulations and good luck to all three students!

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Spencer Tinkel: NH-S High School’s first basketball player to score 1,000 points in new millennium

by Garrett Lemmons (Class of 2015)

Averaging 13-15 points a game for the season, New Hope-Solebury High School’s power forward Spencer Tinkel realized his dream of scoring his 1,000 points in a home game against Holy Ghost on January 23rd. This was a truly historic milestone.

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New Year’s resolutions from NH-S High School students

by Anna Sirianni, Class of 2016, New Hope-Solebury High School

As 2014 comes to a close, students at New Hope-Solebury High School are scrambling to make themselves anew, using New Year’s resolutions. To examine the most common resolutions, the flaws of high school students must first be recognized.

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Anthony Lagana chosen for H.O.B.Y.

New Hope-Solebury High School sophomore, Anthony Lagana, was selected by the high school faculty to attend the 2015 Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership seminar at Villanova University, May 29th through May 31st, 2015. The Leadership Seminar is designed for high school sophomores to recognize their leadership talents and apply them in becoming effective, ethical leaders in their home, schools, workplace and community. Sophomore Bailey Hendricks was selected as an alternate.

Pictured from left are Principal Chuck Malone, Hendricks, Lagana, and Guidance Counselor, Hebat El-Turky.

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Students named Semifinalists in National Merit Scholarship Program

New Hope-Solebury High School seniors Alex Crawley, Carrie Hetzel, Tiffany Tao and Catherine Xu have been named Semifinalists in the 60th Annual National Merit Scholarship Program. About 1.4 million juniors in about 22,000 U.S. high schools entered the 2015 National Merit Program by taking the 2013 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT), which served as an initial screen of program entrants. The nationwide pool of Semifinialists, which represents less than one percent of U.S. high school seniors, includes the highest scoring entrants in each state.

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Devices for all at New Hope-Solebury High School

by Nick Damarodis, Class of 2015, New Hope-Solebury High School

Technology in the classroom is now a guarantee thanks to the implementation of New Hope-Solebury High School’s One-to-One Student Device Initiative. After several years of preparation and development, the plan finally made its way into the school. As of this year, every student now has an HP Pro x2 410 tablet that they can use in class during the school day. For many students, this is a great opportunity to combine their technological skills and need for education. Teachers are excited about the changes too with many using software and websites to work more with the devices that all students will now have.

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The future of the millennials

submitted by Sienna Lee, junior, New Hope-Solebury High School

The question of whether or not the millennials are a generation of narcissists has recently been in the public spotlight. The millennials are the generation of people that are now in their teens and 20s, also known as Generation Y. This generation – the one my classmates and I are a part of – is currently taking a lot of criticism.

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