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Binge-Worthy Watches for Social Distancing

Binge-Worthy Watches for Social Distancing

Emma McNeeley, Features Editor

June 11, 2020

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McD softball team disappointed over cancelled season

McD softball team disappointed over cancelled season

Cadence Hoover, Journalism 1 writer

June 11, 2020

Wolfe finds the most upsetting part of the closure to be “watching the seniors put in three and a half years but (they) didn’t have the opportunity to prove themselves as leaders and to have the typical senior experience."

Student Reaction to Online Learning Varies Across Millcreek

Student Reaction to Online Learning Varies Across Millcreek

Carley Coe, Journalism 1 writer

June 11, 2020

No student could’ve ever prepared for the news that the rest of their classes would take place online. Beginning on March 30, it was mandatory for every student, grades K-12 to communicate with their teachers via Google Classroom or Schoology and school Google email accounts. 

Covid-19 Crosses Southern Border

Covid-19 Crosses Southern Border

Rodrigo Cejudo, Journalism 1 writer

June 11, 2020

As of June 3, Mexico has reported 101,238 confirmed cases and 12,107 had to be hospitalized.

Lessons from Online Learning

Lessons from Online Learning

June 11, 2020

No one knows if students will continue online schooling next year, so as this year comes to a close, teachers and students are thinking about what worked and what didn’t in preparation for next year.

Texts Preferred over Talk During Pandemic

Texts Preferred over Talk During Pandemic

Isabella Sandberg, Journalism 1 writer

June 11, 2020

Before the pandemic, I always thought that texting was just for small talk like planning on when I would see that person next or what the homework was from the day before. 

Forgotten Bicycle Frees Student from Quarantine

Forgotten Bicycle Frees Student from Quarantine

Cadence Hoover, Journalism 1 writer

June 11, 2020

The crisp breeze from the descending sun hit my face as my bike tires traversed the sidewalk. All that had been happening, all the stress from the past weeks, was gone. Feelings of freedom and abandon flooded through my fingertips on the handlebars, my flowing hair in the wind, and a racing heart in my chest.

Puzzle Keeps Student from Going to Pieces

Puzzle Keeps Student from Going to Pieces

Marcie Holtgrefe, Journalism 1 writer

June 11, 2020

Had I been in the classroom, I wouldn’t have failed so much, but in quarantine, the puzzle was one thing I couldn’t fail.

Dinner Time Becomes Cherished Time

Dinner Time Becomes Cherished Time

Carley Coe, Journalism 1 writer

June 11, 2020

My kitchen table is an old, large, round wooden one. It means a lot to my family because of the fact that it has been in my family for at least 60 years. It’s the table my grandmother sat at when she was a child; eating together as a family has been a tradition that started with my grandma, got passed down to my mother, and now is given to us. 

Pandemic Give Soccer Player New Goals

Pandemic Give Soccer Player New Goals

Rodrigo Cejudo, Journalism 1 writer

June 11, 2020

After getting home I knew my problem was my physical shape. I couldn’t run a mile without almost dying, so I decided to start doing exercise from home and a few days later I could see the changes. My brothers, who are 14 and 12 years old, watched me and wanted to get back in shape too, so they started to do what I was doing.

Student Gains New Appreciation of Going to School

Student Gains New Appreciation of Going to School

Devon Burton, Journalism 1 student

June 11, 2020

The New York Times Magazine celebrates the little things in life through a weekly column called "Letter of Recommendation." For the opinion writing assignment in Journalism 1, Mrs. Weiss asked the students to follow this style and write about something that they have come to appreciate more during th...

Future of Online Learning Unknown as School Year Ends

Future of Online Learning Unknown as School Year Ends

Jenna Tupitza, Editor-in-Chief

June 11, 2020

Overall this decision is allowing students to take the idea of online schooling, like PA Cyber, for a test drive, and has proven to have  mixed reviews from both the students and the teachers as they learn their way around new software and new expectations of learning.