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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Ready…Set…Go! 15th Annual Aids Walk

The 15th Annual Aids Walk will be held on Sunday, September 21st, in New Hope. Registration will be held at the New Hope/Solebury High School at 9:00am, rain or shine.

All proceeds will help individuals living with HIV/AIDS in Bucks, Hunterdon and Mercer Counties and will provide essential funds for people who have nowhere else to turn to pay for their medical needs, rent or mortgage as well as utility bills, transportation, funeral expenses and other basic personal needs. Improvement of quality of life is the goal. The funds are also used to educate and promote awareness of HIV/AIDS.

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New Hope Automobile Show coming in August

The New Hope-Solebury Community Association will present the New Hope Automobile Show, Saturday, August 9th and Sunday, August 10th, 9:00am-4:00pm on the grounds of the New Hope-Solebury High School, 182 West Bridge Street, New Hope. The New Hope Automobile Show features the finest in classic and antique vehicles. This year’s show celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Ford Mustang.

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Aysia Grondahl plays for All-State Rugby Team

New Hope-Solebury High School senior Aysia Grondahl was recently chosen for the Pennsylvania Girls High School All-State Rugby Team. Aysia plays for the Doylestown Girls High School Rugby Club, which recently became the PA State Girls High School Rugby Champions.

On June 1st, the team played in the College Rugby Championships at PPL Park in Philadelphia. This is a nationally televised tournament that selects the best teams from across the country to compete. Although Doylestown lost to New Jersey Blaze by 28-19, it gets an automatic bid to next year’s challenge, which is held in conjunction with the Collegiate Rugby Championships.

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Mackenzie Cavanagh selected for Governor’s School

New Hope-Solebury junior, Mackenzie Cavanagh, has been selected to participate in the 2014 Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Sciences (PGSS) this summer at Carnegie Mellon University. The award is a full scholarship, which includes room, board, tuition and all class fees.

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David Braun recognized for leadership in medicine

New Hope-Solebury High School senior, David Braun, recently attended the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Washington, D.C. and was awarded a special nomination from the National Academic of Future Physicians and Medical Scientists to represent his school and the state of Pennsylvania.

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NH-S High School students prove their ‘eco-sensibility’

by June Portnoy

Four students from New Hope-Solebury High School’s Envirothon Club placed second in the Bucks County Conservation District’s (BCCD) annual Envirothon held Friday, April 25th at Peace Valley Park in Doylestown.

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Students’ math skills add up to a win

Three New Hope-Solebury High School seniors were recently awarded Honorable Mention for their team effort in Moody’s Mega Math (M3), earning them a $1,000 scholarship to be split among them. Dennis Sun, Ondrej Maxian, and Rachel Locke completed the contest in March by filing a paper on how to improve school lunches, and then qualified for the second round in April. The rigorous judging resulted in only 5.6% of the 1,152 submitted papers being selected for recognition.

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Avery Jones selected at Governor’s School at Lehigh University

New Hope-Solebury High School junior, Avery Jones, has been selected to participate in the 2014 Pennsylvania Governor’s School for Engineering and Technology this summer at Lehigh University.

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NH-S students place in state FBLA competition

Eight New Hope-Solebury High School students attended the 2014 Future Business Leaders of America in Hershey, PA from April 7th through April 9th.

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