Senior Year Expectations

by Erin Farrell, senior, Central Bucks High School East

As confident, wise, and seemingly all-knowing seniors, we’ve all grown to anticipate the sort of fanfare and excitement movies like “High School Musical,” “Sixteen Candles,” and “The Breakfast Club” show as typical graduation expectations. However, as we enter senior year, it seems there are more stresses to 12th grade than many seniors had expected, with college applications, AP classes, and the impending and uncertain future.

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CR North students ‘hooked’ on helping

submitted by Emily Schmidt, junior, Council Rock High School North

Much to many students’ dismay, a new school year has begun. Every year, the number of clubs at Council Rock North grows as students become increasingly creative with their ideas. From Doctor Who Club to Spanish Club, North seemed to have it all, but it was lacking in one area: a place for yarn-lovers. Those who love to create almost anything using simply a ball of yarn and a hook or a set of needles had nowhere to turn. Determined to bring these students together, sophomore Emily Schmidt founded FCCLA’s newest addition, Sew Hooked on Helping, in the 2013-2014 school year.

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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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A recap of CR South’s 2013-2014 School Year

by Haniyyah Sardar, junior, Council Rock High School South

As the school year comes to a close, it is important to look back and reflect on all of the amazing achievements of the students of Council Rock High School South. From hosting their own Mini-THON to winning big at science fair, the students of CR South have gone above and beyond this past year in their endeavors.

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CR North’s National Honor Society hosts volleyball tournament for charity

by Athul Rajesh, junior, Council Rock High School North

Bump, Set, Spike! On May 29th, Council Rock High School North’s National Honors Society (NHS) hosted its annual Volleyball Tournament. By 6:00 the gymnasium was filled to the brim with confident grins and raucous shouts, all vying for the top prize.

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Things I will miss about Pennsbury High School

by Audrey Deng, senior, PHS

  • The cathedral bell at East, which releases students from period to period with its mighty toll. I doubt I will ever hear another sound akin to this campanological wonder.

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NHS honors students joining the armed forces

by Shealyn Miles, senior, Neshaminy High School

On May 23rd, the community gathered in the Neshaminy High School hub to honor those students committed to future employment in the armed services. Family, friends, students, teachers and administrators came to show their support, in addition to military leaders and local congressmen.

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Holocaust survivor shares his memories at MHS

by Brittany Ramirez, senior, Morrisville High School

There was complete silence while David Tuck spoke to the student body of Morrisville High School on May 23rd. The entire audience was captivated and heartbroken for this Holocaust survivor from WWII. For over an hour and a half the humble and humorous gentleman told his story from the time of his birth to when he was released from one of the most infamous concentration camps where he had to lie about his age and become a mechanic in order to live.

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CB West student-athletes head to college

by Sami Evans, senior, Central Bucks High School West

As the school year comes to a close, there is only one thing on seniors’ minds: college. And for some student-athletes at Central Bucks High School West, the excitement has already begun, as they look forward to continuing to play their sport throughout college.

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CR South students win at PJA Science Fair

by Haniyyah Sardar, junior, Council Rock High School South

On February 22nd, 16 students from Council Rock High School South participated in the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science (PJAS) Fair. The students had been working on their projects for several months before competing in this regional fair. In total, South’s students earned 11 first place awards and five second place awards. Students conducted experiments in a variety of topics including biology, chemistry, environmental sciences and behavioral science.

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