Morrisville students are helping senior citizens

Morrisville High School is helping make sure elderly shut-ins get a good start to their day. Kenneth Kelman and his senior class have been collecting breakfast bags for the students’ Senior Projects. Kelman and his students have collected 146 breakfast bags for the program Aid for Friends, a comprehensive meal delivery program in the Greater Philadelphia area. “It was a great way for students to help out the community and brighten someone’s day,” said Kelman.

Pictured are Sidney Knott and Zuriel Nazario packing up breakfast bags.

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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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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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Course selection allows individual preferences

submitted by Samantha Gougher, sophomore, Council Rock High School North

It’s course selection time at Council Rock North, which is why students walk through their classes in a haze, trying to mentally separate the AP from the accelerated from the honors courses in order to make this major decision. With so many options, one could easily get overwhelmed and, quite frankly, exhausted.

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Senior spotlight at CR South

by Haniyyah Sardar, senior, Council Rock High School South

At Council Rock High School South, two students are showing their passions for volunteering and animals in a big way. Hannah Sviridovsky and Hena Patel are seniors who run the Animal Rescue Club at South. They have both been members since ninth grade and are serving as co-presidents of the club this year.

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Seniors and their New Year’s resolutions

by Haniyyah Sardar, senior, Council Rock High School South

At Council Rock High School South, students are preparing for the next year. Especially excited for 2015 is the senior class at South! With college application season coming to a close, many students are ready to take on the challenge of fulfilling their New Year’s resolutions.

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CR North students make New Year’s resolutions

by Emily Schmidt, sophomore, Council Rock High School North

If you’ve ever set a goal for yourself, you know exactly how much dedication it takes to achieve that goal. The same can be said for a New Year’s resolution, a promise to yourself that can’t be broken for a startling 365 days. For adults, keeping a resolution while juggling family, friends, work, and everyday life can prove to be quite a feat.

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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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Operation Christmas Child

by Jackson Haines, senior, Neshaminy High School

With the holidays nearing, Neshaminy High School’s clubs begin to see their charitable efforts culminate, as they give back in the season of giving. In no place is this more evident than G213, the classroom of Neshaminy English teacher and Interact Club Advisor, Suzi Drake, where wrapped shoeboxes are piled several feet high. These shoeboxes are the result of “Operation Christmas Child,” a charitable effort conducted by the organization Samaritan’s Purse; the Interact Club brought this charity to Neshaminy.

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Conwell-Egan hosts first MiniTHON

by Tess Konnovitch, junior, Conwell-Egan Catholic High School

With the school year in full swing, everyone is as busy as ever, especially a group of excited Conwell-Egan Catholic students. They have had countless bake sales, ping pong tournaments, pie eating contests, and Twitter wars in order to fundraise their goal of $10,000. They have even brought a real live cow onto the school’s soccer field to play a round of Cow Chip Bingo. These determined students have already raised over $8,000. And what’s all of this for? MiniTHON of course!

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