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Hiding Home By: Joyce Olawaiye

January 21, 2020

Prologue “Great, I’m out of food,” said Haley Kurtile. She sighed and let herself fall on her torn up mattress, “I guess I’m going to have to make more money, somehow.” She mumbled to herself. That...

Should We Have School Uniforms?

October 22, 2019

It has been a debate for decades about whether or not schools should have customized uniforms. Many movies that take place in a school, such as “School of Rock” and “Clueless” involve students...

Need a Cool Idea for a Halloween Costume? Look Here!

October 22, 2019

Costume Ideas for Yourself: A VSCO Girl You need an oversized t-shirt, hair scrunchies, a Hydroflask water bottle, Birkenstock's (or Crocs), biker shorts, and any other item of your choice. ...

Are You a Right or a Left Twix?

October 22, 2019

Are you a right or left Twix? With Halloween coming around the corner, everyone has their mind set on one thing: candy! What if you were in a piece of candy’s shoes, specifically a Twix? The question...

We Need to Recycle More

We Need to Recycle More
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...

The Quaker Valley Walkout

Students who walked out of classes on March 14 formed a circle on the QVMS football field.
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...

Letters: A Revolutionary War Short Story

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...

Things to Do When It’s Cold Out: Sledding

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...

Holiday Shopping Guide

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...

Why QVMS is Missing America’s Pastime

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...

Quaker Valley vs. Derry Area WPIAL Playoffs

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....

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