Waldameer Park lights up for Halloween at the annual Pumpkin Walk

Waldameer Park lights up for Halloween at the annual Pumpkin Walk

Ashlee Patron, Copy Editor

October 1, 2019

The Pumpkin Walk sponsored by The Penn State Extension Master Gardeners is taking place Saturday, Oct. 4 and Sunday, Oct. 5 at Waldameer and Waterworld Park. The event is a fundraiser for the Master Gardeners, and is used to educate the public about the art and practice of garden cultivation and manag...

Hoco Prepares to Celebrate into the Night

Hoco Prepares to Celebrate into the Night

Aaryah Belczyk, Social Media Editor and Layout Design

September 20, 2019

McDowell students will step out in their best dresses and ties to celebrate Homecoming weekend Sept. 27 and 28 to the theme of “A Night in the City.” Homecoming weekend starts off with a pep assembly on Sept 27 during school hours to hype students up for the event. Later in the day parade at 5:...

College Fair Serves as First Look at Future Opportunities

College Fair Serves as First Look at Future Opportunities

Jenna Tupitza, "The Trojan Voice" Editor-in-chief, Staff Writer, Photographer, Layout Designer

September 20, 2019

The 37th annual College and Career Night brought students and professionals together on Wednesday in McDowell High School’s South Gym for an evening of questions and answers.  More than 30 booths set up by colleges and universities  including Slippery Rock University, Allegheny College, Malone Universi...

Johnson & Johnson Held Responsible for Opioids

Johnson & Johnson Held Responsible for Opioids

Emma McNeeley, Features Editor

September 16, 2019

A case was brought up by the state of Oklahoma claiming that the company Johnson & Johnson was “downplaying” the addictive dangers of opioids. During the trial, which began on May 28, the state also argued that the marketing campaign claimed the medicine was “a low risk of abuse and a low dan...

Walls Add Element of Safety to Walkway Travels

Walls Add Element of Safety to Walkway Travels

Jillian Preston, Staff Writer

September 13, 2019

McDowell has been making major changes to school security within this last year.  The newest addition to McDowell is the cement walls along the walkway connecting McDowell Intermediate High School and McDowell Senior High School.  Since the walkway is exposed, the district was concerned that th...

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