Author: Frankie Price

New Building: Library remodel begins in 2019

Reconstruction of the library begins summer 2019.  The new renovations will feature more collaborative seating for students and a cyber cafe. “I asked for a cyber cafe where kids could eat, collaborate, relax, learn all at the same time. I asked for a more ‘Barnes and Noble’ look,” librarian Tanya Lucas said. “I think we

Sr. Poole retiring after 42 years

David Poole, better known as Sr. Poole, is completing his forty-second and final year of teaching Spanish. At the age of 64, he has announced his retirement. His teaching journey began during his senior year of high school. He initially planned on majoring history, but after reading a list of majors and noticing Spanish was

Elder earns professional bowler status

Senior Stephen Elder has earned PBA professional bowler status. This status allows him to compete in PBA bowling competitions. He began bowling at the age of four and has been working towards earning this status for 14 years. His parents also bowl and encourage his bowling hobby. Elder highest scores are a 290 in League,

Seniors prepare for year’s end

The third marking period has begun and half of the school year is now over. To start closing out the end of the year, there are some dates and deadlines of which seniors shoudl be aware. Seniors Spirit week is a way for 12th grade students to express some school spirit during their final year

Aevidum creates positive community

Aevidum is a club that strives to create a community that makes students feel comfortable. There are no officers and most of the decisions or ideas  come from the students themselves. It just assisted in the Ed Gerety presentation for the community. The students involved in the club also met with students involved with a

Theme days to close out 2017

The Mountain Lion Maniacs have announced Friday Fundays. Fundays will be every first and third Friday until winter break. Each day will have a theme in which students can dress up and participate. There is no cost to participate and a random winner will be chosen each time. The winner gets a free Little Caesars

Fall full of fun festivities

Autumn began Sept. 22 and it is in full swing. It’s the season of pumpkin spice and everything nice, the season of giving. The few months of this crisp season is packed full of activities and family gatherings. It can be difficult to fit everything you want to do within a short amount of time

Netflix removes ‘One Tree Hill’

Netflix took off many shows, including One Tree Hill, Oct. 1. One Tree Hill is a television drama about a fictional town in North Carolina that follows the lives of two half brothers, Nathan and Lucas Scott, and their friend group. The show displays the how a family’s past affects its children’s lives and how

Two English teachers join faculty

The 2017-2018 school year has begun and there are many new faces to be seen in the halls. Two of those faces are new English teachers Caitlin McGeary and Megan Lamb. McGeary attended Altoona Area High School and Penn State University. “I graduated from [Altoona] so I was really excited when positions popped up. It’s

End-of-year calendar packed with events

Students and staff begin to close the 2016-2017 school year. The month of May has many events to mark on the calendar. Finals for English, health, driver education and business education are May 15. That evening National Honor Society induction is from 7-8 p.m.. Finals for social studies, music, art, and world language are May