Zodiac Signs as Halloween Costumes

Zodiac Signs as Halloween Costumes

Loren Barnes, Staff Writer

October 28, 2018

We Need to Recycle More

We Need to Recycle More

Koll Severson, Staff Writer

May 24, 2018

It takes around 500 years for a plastic bag to decompose, which means that would be at least 5 lifetimes. But by then, an animal would have probably swallowed it. Do you really want an animal to choke to death on something that you could’ve recycled, but threw away instead? Landfills in Hong Kong are ...

The Quaker Valley Walkout

The Quaker Valley Walkout

Keira Currier, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018

On Wednesday, March 14, about 150 students walked out of classes at Quaker Valley Middle School at 10:00 a.m. to protest current gun laws and remember the 17 students who were killed in Florida on February 14. While the walkout raised a lot of awareness and honored the students who passed away, there...

Letters: A Revolutionary War Short Story

Hannah Steines-Wolfson, Staff Writer

February 18, 2018

I sat on the front steps of our small, brick house. Then slowly breathed in the humid summer air. It was mid-July, and I was waiting for a letter home from my husband whom was off fighting in the war against the British. He used to write me whenever he got the chance; I would often receive his lett...

Things to Do When It’s Cold Out: Sledding

Brahm Gianiodis, Staff Writer

February 8, 2018

You know the days in December, January and February when your parents say, "Wear a heavy jacket to school. It’s 15 degrees out!"  On the weekend you can’t just sit inside, so here are about five places in our area that will fill your bitter cold winter with fun. Sledding in our area is filled with big and ...

Holiday Shopping Guide

Olivia Gnad, Staff Writer

December 23, 2017

It’s that time of year again: the holiday season. Bells ring out, snow falls, family gathers, and cheer is spread. Whether you celebrate Hanukkah, Christmas, and/or Kwanzaa, one thing is the same for each: gift giving. Choosing the perfect gifts for family and friends can be difficult, so here is a ...

Why QVMS is Missing America’s Pastime

Brahm Gianiodis, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017

You might realize that QVMS only has a soccer, basketball, football, and wrestling team. Do you know what this school is missing . . . a baseball team.  Nobody has ever heard the phrase, “QVMS baseball team playing a game next Monday.”  The main reason: Playing area. The football and soccer teams c...

Quaker Valley vs. Derry Area WPIAL Playoffs

Brahm Gianiodis, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017

The Quaker Valley varsity football team is squaring off against Derry Area Friday night for the first round of the WPIAL Playoffs.  The game takes place at 7:30 p.m. at Quaker Valley High School Stadium. Derry is the underdog because they are the second to last place in the WPIAL 3-A playoffs. ...

Halloween Costume Help

Shawna Smith, Staff Writer

October 23, 2017

Picture this: It’s the week before Halloween, and you’re super excited.The only issue? You don’t have any idea how to get started on your costume. You don’t even know what you’re going to be. This may be a problem... The sad thing is, this is a reality for some people.With both Scream Scene...

Holiday gift do’s and don’ts

Holiday gift do’s and don’ts

Gabi Schultz, Sydney Moraca, Keely Stockdale, and Emma Pulkowski

December 15, 2016

Have you ever had a hard time picking out the perfect gift for that perfect friend (or that perfect someone)? Have you ever gotten the wrong thing for someone? Well, you better hurry because the Christmas countdown has began, and it is time to start thinking about gifts. Guys are always hard to buy...

Ghosts by Raina Telgemeier may not offer big scares, but it has big heart

Ghosts by Raina Telgemeier may not offer big scares, but it has big heart

Matthew Hicks, Critic

November 18, 2016

From Raina Telgemeier, author of Smile, Sisters, and Baby-Sitters Club graphic novels, comes a brand new graphic novel-- a story to give you some light-hearted chills: Ghosts. Ghosts is a fantasy graphic novel by Raina Telgemeier. While I am unfamiliar with her books, she has also written and drawn...

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