Lions' Digest

  • Little Lions Put on a Show for Homecoming Crowd

    Little Lions Put on a Show for Homecoming Crowd

    Caroline Simon, Staff Writer

    October 2, 2018

    The State College Football team played the Chambersburg Trojans in a thrilling homecoming game. The Little Lions beat the Trojans 32/16 in front of the rowdy homecoming crowd making their season 5-0. State College played strong out the gate, scoring over half their points in the first quarter. On ...

    The team celebrates their victory as the Marching band plays the almamater for the students and alumni to sing along. #41 (bottom left), Jacob Knutelsky, said “it feels weird to be a senior and I can’t believe that my last homecoming game went so quickly but I am excited to go onto new adventures.”

  • What Does Art Mean To You?

    What Does Art Mean To You?

    Alexa Webb, Staff Writer

    September 18, 2018

    When the word art comes into your mind, what do you think of? Although art is painting, drawing, sketching, and more, it is also a mental and psychological process that can be an escape from reality. Art is always surrounding you. When you walk through the school hallways everyday, art is there,...

    Rayna Jones and Martin, Switalski, juniors, laugh while working on their art projects in Art Club.

  • State High Girls Cross Country is Staying on Course

    State High Girls Cross Country is Staying on Course

    Abigail Reed, Staff Writer

    September 18, 2018

    Sounds of feet pounding and loud cheers echo through the air. That means State High Girls Cross Country is back in action. On Friday September 7, the State High Girls Cross Country team ran at the Spike Shoe Invitational. This was their second meet of the 2018 season. The team was coming off a wi...

    State High runners Senior Emma Simon and Junior Mihret Strauss run during the Spike Shoe Invitational. Strauss describes how she prepares for a meet, “I think about all the meets that I’ve done and that has made me work harder. I think about my family when I’m running and that makes me push harder”(Pictured on the right).

  • Taking the Pitch

    Taking the Pitch

    Tyson Cooper, Sports Manager

    September 14, 2018

    With the start of the 2018-19 school year, the fall sporting season for the Little Lions is underway. Last year, the State High boys soccer team carried an impressive 13-5-1 record into district playoffs but were eliminated in the District 6 championship game. Turning the page, this year’s team is...

    Picture Quote: Junior, co-captain, Marc Rodgers takes on defender during home game against Red Land. “As long as we play as a team we’re going to be pretty hard to beat.” Rodgers says. The Little Lions seek to repeat as Mid-Penn Commonwealth Champions once again this year.

  • Making A Sweet Return

    Making A Sweet Return

    Kaylee Richards, Staff Writer

    September 12, 2018

    After a year full of negativity and loss, Ariana Grande turned what could have been a very mournful record into something a little more positive. Sweetener is Grande’s fourth studio album and is the first album to be released following the attack at her Manchester concert in May 2017. Grande’s pre...

    Grande's album cover features a simple headshot of her, surrounded by a beige background. The most notable feature of the cover is the fact that she is upside down. This is Grande's first album cover that is in color.

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What is your favorite lunch?

David Galchenko, Staff Writer | October 16, 2018

When you ask a child in elementary school what their favorite subject is, you will most likely get the answer of recess or lunch. For some, lunch still may be a favorite subject. In our school we are lucky to have a big variety of different lunches. But what is the common favorite?   Some of the different lunches that our food court has include Stir Fry Bar, Burrito Bar, Sandwich Line, Pizza and...

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Sleeping in with State High

Casey Higgins, Staff Writer | October 16, 2018

By now, it is known that the school schedule has changed this year. For State High students, first period begins at 8:40 am and the final bell sounds at 3:40 pm. The change was made due to the district administration wanting to make the elementary school days longer, as well as research coming out showing that later start times were very helpful to teenage students. I think the changes made to...

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How do students feel about the Homecoming Court?

Alexa Webb, Staff Writer | October 4, 2018

At State High, Homecoming Court is a longstanding tradition. Every year, seniors are nominated for the court in hopes of becoming Homecoming King and Queen. But what does Homecoming Court do to benefit the school community? Is homecoming court important to the students who attend school here? Many schools across the country have a Homecoming Court that the students have many contrasting opinions on....

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Can I See Your ID?

Kayla Shaw, Staff Writer | September 24, 2018

This is the first year that the entire student body has to have an identification card to gain entry into State High. However, many students are asking the same question. Do we really need it? According to the principal, Mr. Johnson, they are simply an extra level of security. “I think the extra measure of security is due to a number of incidents and/or factors occurring throughout the country,”...

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David Wagner, Foreign Correspondent | September 30, 2016

12/11/16 -- Another Fun Experience Christmas time in Germany is really interesting. I’ve been doing a little bit of traveling between different cities in the area, and visiting different Christmas markets. Yesterday (Saturday) I went to Münster with two other exchange students, one from New Hampshire and the other from Japan. The previous week was pretty rough for me, and a few unfortunate...

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Abby Fortin, WSCH Coordinator | February 17, 2016

It may be cold and snowy here in Central Pennsylvania but if you’re like me, you’re dreaming of spring weather-and have a Pinterest board full of clothes you hope to buy this season. Using the site Polyvore, I rounded up some of my favorite early spring looks. Keep in mind that this is just as of now and there will be plenty more as we get closer to warmer weather! After each outfit I’ll link...

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