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.

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.

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.

Parent Volunteer Unites Millcreek Through Facebook Page

Parent Volunteer Unites Millcreek Through Facebook Page

Natalie Sebunia, Staff Writer

June 11, 2020

Genene Mattern says she spends about 25 to 30 hours each week on We Are Millcreek, all of which is done as a volunteer.

Kuzma Writes Final Lesson for the World

Ashley Kuzma worked as a gifted support teacher at MIHS since 2017 and she was featured in the May issue of the Trojan Voice after surgery left her with a stoma.

Ashley Kuzma (1987-2019), Contributing Writer

November 22, 2019

When you have recurrent laryngeal cancer that just won't take no for an answer, you have a lot of time to think about death. The good thing is I no longer have to worry about saving for retirement, paying off student loans, or trying not to get skin cancer??? One positive outcome from having recurrent c...

Hoco Prepares to Celebrate into the Night

McDowell Homecoming tickets being sold during lunch from Sept 19 through Sept 26 for 18 dollars.

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

Melissa Grimm, Admissions Counselor, and Mary-Ellen Madigan, Enrollment Manager, representing for Penn State Erie, The Behrend College at the College and Career Fair at McDowell on Wednesday, Sept. 18.

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

McDowell High School implements new security measures to esure safety on the walkway.

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...

LTF Student Champions

LTF Student Champions

Alex Hopkins, Web Editor-in-Chief

August 18, 2019

Congratulations to the Life Time Fitness students on their victory as champions for the following sports. Flag Football: Ari Kuhn Aiden Keenan Max Paris Cade Haile Logan Hellman Josh Edminston...

Showcase