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Social media has helped teens during the pandemic when they have had to put their social lives on hold.

Online Learning Requires Motivation

Riley Guzowski January 31, 2021

 My typical online learning experience has been something I’ve never gone through before. From being at school every day with my friends, to being at home constantly and navigating school work entirely...

Many girls play video games like Rainbow 6 Siege, pictured above, but find the gaming world hard to navigate because they are female.

Letter of Recommendation: Gaming as Girl

Aliyah Bajramovic January 29, 2021

As a girl, video games are not things that are advertised to me. They were something that boys did. I used to play a little bit of them when I was about 7, but they were more girly games. When I started...

Aloe plants are easy to care for and can care for you by offering soothing aloe for minor burns.

Go Green

Mary Claire Miller January 27, 2021
Houseplants can brighten up any space with limited cost and effort
After three-quarters of online or hybrid learning, McDowell students feel to be successful teachers and students need to work together.

Being in school is not worth the hassle

Aaryah Belczyk January 25, 2021

My baby sister runs for the dog food. The dogs are running around, chasing each other.  I try to concentrate on my timed AP US History test. My mom yells across the kitchen as I slowly put in my airpods...

Servers at Buffalo Wild Wings, in Erie Pa., prep trays of food to deliver them to tables.

A day in the life of a Buffalo Wild Wings server

Aaryah Belczyk January 22, 2021

I was working at Buffalo Wild Wings for about three weeks before it closed down in March because of the pandemic. I was upset because I finally got a decent paying job that seemed like a lot of fun. I...

Dr. Ian Roberts makes an appearance on JET-24 discussing the start to the Millcreek Township's school year.

Super(intendent) Style

Abby Idzik January 21, 2021
New Millcreek superintendent brings pizzazz to district through his fashion and leadership styles
It was so good to see the beautiful clouds, sun, and buildings from a high perspective. This picture was taken right after take off mid- afternoon.

A Change in Altitude Changes Pandemic Attitude

Nellie Fallon December 17, 2020

The pandemic has ruined traveling around the world. It's a sad thing because thousands of planes were grounded and the airlines were shut down. It meant that the airlines and workers were on furlough and...

Letters of Recommendation: Learning to Appreciate Family

Letters of Recommendation: Learning to Appreciate Family

Savannah Orzechowski December 15, 2020

Family. It's an interesting topic. From love to hate and from tradition to separation. Having a loving family is hard when you can't see each other as much. Going from being around each other...

The bracelets, handcrafted by Guzowski, are made from unique beads and thread.

How the Pandemic Made Me Appreciate My Life and the Lives Around Me More

Riley Guzowski December 11, 2020

Before summer started, I would have described my style as nothing specific. I would just wear basic clothes or outfits I thought were cute. But in June, I decided I wanted to make some jewelry, just for...

Jupiter shines bright above Eaton Reservoir on a late night shoot in early August

Letters of Recommendation: Just a drop in the Bucket

Elizabeth Sutton November 10, 2020
Most teenagers would be at a party with friends on a Friday night, but somehow I find myself at Eaton Reservoir at 11:30 p.m. on a Friday night in early August.
Workers at Picassos restaurant supported Johnny Huebel by wearing his jersey number on Oct. 23 for #23strong day for Heubel.

Support Continues as McD Linebacker Recovers

Savannah Orzechowski November 5, 2020

 McDowell football starting linebacker, Jonathan (Johnny) Huebel, was life flighted to Pittsburgh on Sept. 25 after collapsing on the sideline during the game against Cathedral Prep.  This devastating...

Infographic created from data of a survey of the Millcreek Community

Poll: Students wear masks but don’t distance

Mary Claire Miller October 19, 2020

Students have varying degrees of concern when it comes to the pandemic. Some are carrying on in day-to-day life as normal, attending parties and other large gatherings regularly. Others have been a bit...

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