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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...

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...

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...

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...

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Customize the look and feel of your site

August 18, 2019

The look and feel of this site is created by a combination of style and layout choices. To help get you started, your site came with a preselected style, but you can change this preset style to create...

Create a custom header

Create a custom header

Author, Writer August 18, 2019

Your header graphic should have your logo, organization name, tagline, and any other essential information about your program. Your graphic should be sized to 980px wide, and the height should be between...

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Adding a featured image enhances each story

Sample Student, Sports Editor August 18, 2019

There are two ways to add a photo to a story in WordPress.  One is to set the photo as a Featured Image for the story, and the other is to insert the photo into the body of the story’s text.  Your...

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Showcase area displays top stories in a variety of formats

Sample Student, News Editor August 18, 2019

This area at the top of the homepage is called the Home Top Story & Showcase Area. You can use this space to showcase your top stories. You have two options for this area: displaying a single Top...

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Sample Student, News Editor August 18, 2019

This is sample body text.  To delete this and other sample content, click on Manage under the Stories tab in your WordPress dashboard and just trash the stories that you no longer want to see. It is probably...

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Design your site to fit your publication’s style

Sample Student August 18, 2019

The SNO Framework is built around the idea of giving site owners complete flexibility with easy to customize options for every aspect of their sites. The SNO Design Options page, available under the...

Help is just a click away

Help is just a click away

Sample Student August 18, 2019

Having trouble with something on the site?  Help is only a click away. Go to to access all of our support materials and submit a support ticket if you can't find the answers...

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Avoid double story placement

Sample Student August 18, 2019

If you place stories in more than one category, say both Showcase and Sports, the story will display in both of these sections on the homepage.  The recommend way of working with this is to place a story...

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