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  • Premature Christmas Decorating: Time (of the Year) For A Change

    Premature Christmas Decorating: Time (of the Year) For A Change

    Zach Martin, Staff Writer

    December 1, 2017

    It’s the morning of November 1st. My elderly neighbor across the street is taking the blow-up plastic zombie he had on his porch to his basement where he’ll stay for another eleven and a half months or so. The amount of candy in my trick-or-treat sack has decreased exponentially from the previous...

    An artificial Christmas Tree lit up two weeks before Thanksgiving. “How can people just skip over such a huge holiday? Especially a holiday with as much meaning as Thanksgiving!” Sebastian Caceres, junior, said. When will we start respecting our country’s most glorious feast?

  • America’s Future Convenes for Government Simulation

    America’s Future Convenes for Government Simulation

    Sydney Asencio, Staff Writer

    December 1, 2017

    Every so often, students enrolled in the AP United States government course arrive to the library in professional attire with their chromebooks ready with notes as they conglomerate to face the simulation Andy Merritt has prepared for them.  The Monday before Thanksgiving break, the combined classes deb...

    Tejas Wein and Savannah Wilson propose a change in language to one of the amendments of the simulation.

  • Kileigh Kane: Running the Distance

    Kileigh Kane: Running the Distance

    Anjelica Rubin, Staff Writer

    December 1, 2017

    Passion is what drives a person no matter what obstacles stand in their way. For junior Kileigh Kane, obstacles are merely unneeded distractions. As a triple sport athlete, Kane proves if you love something hard enough, nothing will get in the way. “I began track in seventh grade,” Kane sa...

    Kileigh Kane, junior, runs at indoor districts last year. Kane has made strides everyday to learn, compete, and get better. “I love to run and I always want to improve,” said Kane, “it definitely motivates me to see how successful this past season was, but it drives me to work harder in the gym day in and day out because I know I can do even better.” The indoor track season kicks off on December 16 as Kane and the Little Lions compete at the Dickinson Invitational.

    Bill Shearn

  • “Arguably” the Best: Forensics Club Kicks Off the Season Strong

    “Arguably” the Best: Forensics Club Kicks Off the Season Strong

    Lena Clark, Staff Writer

    October 3, 2017

    On Thursday, September 28th, Forensics Club kicked off its new year with a meeting for both new and returning members. The club has three prongs (Speech, Debate, and Mock Trial) and Thursday was the first time the whole club has met since Forensics season ended last March. Old members were so eager to b...

    Patrick Jones-O’Brien, senior, decides which events he will participate in this year. The club offers members nearly twenty Speech and Debate events to choose from. When asked what he’s most excited to learn this year, Patrick responded, “Confidence.”

Maya Yoxtheimer

December 15, 2017No Comments

Students at State High had the opportunity to donate blood to the Red Cross through State High’s Key Club on Friday, December 8th. Senior Annalia Arndt sent emails to the student body to advertise the event in addition...

A Cappella Choirs Strike a Chord at Governor’s Residence

Sarah Ambrose, Staff Writer

December 13, 2017No Comments

On Sunday, December 10th, State High a cappella ensembles Chamber Singers and Treble Makers traveled to Harrisburg to perform at the Governor’s Mansion. Chamber Singers is a 16 member upperclassmen auditioned a cappella ensemble,...

Fall Festivities with Best Buddies

Emma Ryan, Staff Writer

November 29, 2017No Comments

Sunday afternoon was filled with lots of excitement when Best Buddies hosted a Fall Fun Day with lots of food and activities. Buddy pairs and other Best Buddies members gathered in the South cafeteria on November 19th for ...

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Kileigh Kane: Running the Distance

Anjelica Rubin, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017No Comments

Passion is what drives a person no matter what obstacles stand in their way. For junior Kileigh Kane, obstacles are merely unneeded distractions. As a triple sport athlete, Kane proves if you love something hard enou...

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Jun Mok, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017No Comments

Every Tuesday after school, State High Recycling Club students join together to complete service activities such as taking out the trash from school classrooms and separating items to be recycled. The club ...

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

December 1, 2017

America’s Future Convenes for Government Simulation

America’s Future Convenes for Government Simulation

December 1, 2017

Field Hockey Sends Off Seniors

Field Hockey Sends Off Seniors

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