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Keeping in touch while apart

Keeping in touch while apart
Students in our community stay connected through COVID-19
November 24, 2020

Living through the COVID-19 pandemic is a new, different experience for people all over the world. Ever since March, masks and social distancing have been required in public places. This is considered...

Good gravy!

Large, tightly-packed, crowds like these will not be seen this year along the typical route of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City, as COVID-19 safety guidelines have forced the parade to be broadcast on television with no physical spectators.
Thanksgiving celebrations impacted by COVID-19 pandemic
November 24, 2020

The holidays are meant for family and friends to gather in celebration of special occasions. Traditionally, Thanksgiving is a day where people come together to show their appreciation for everyone and...

Graduation projects benefit district community

Matthew Keller’s pink out shirt that he sold to the community for his senior project.
November 24, 2020

Whether students are learning through a screen or in person, senior projects are still a graduation requirement and many seniors are not letting the COVID-19 pandemic get in the way of their senior projects....

LGBTQ community worries about Amy Coney Barrett in Supreme Court

Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., administers the Judicial Oath to Judge Amy Coney Barrett in the East Conference Room, Supreme Court Building. Judge Barrett’s husband, Jesse M. Barrett, holds the Bible.
November 24, 2020

On Oct. 26, Amy Coney Barrett was chosen to be a Justice in the Supreme Court, following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.  “Amy Coney Barrett has a history that tells how she has an anti-LGBTQ...

Black Friday shopping during COVID-19

Many prepare to shop great deals such as these on Black Friday.
November 24, 2020

Do you go shopping the day after Thanksgiving to shop deals? If so, this year might be a little different due to COVID-19. Many families gather together to go shopping after Thanksgiving to get amazing...

A monarch’s journey

A tagged monarch butterfly in the middle school's courtyard butterfly garden.
Middle school's butterfly garden brings life to campus
November 24, 2020

As of last year, Ms. Jeanine Ging and Dr. Brian Wargo set up a butterfly garden in the middle school's courtyard. This butterfly garden was implemented into Ging’s science lessons as a way to show the...

Trick or sick

Dressing up as a ghost and having a photoshoot is a recent trend on TikTok that is
simple, yet spooky.
Expect Halloween to be different due to COVID-19
October 30, 2020

Pumpkin carving, costume parties, trick-or-treating, haunted houses, corn mazes and hay barrel rides are just a few of various people’s favorite fall activities. Unfortunately, some of these activities...

Thinking outside the box with Special Education

Ms. April English, dressed in beekeeper
attire, visited Ashcroft Apiary along with
her virtual class on Sept. 16.
October 30, 2020

For those who do not know, a special education teacher is a person who instructs students with learning disabilities and gives them one on one learning attention needed in order for them to thrive. Freedom...

First 2020 presidential debate under scrutiny

Former Vice President Joe Biden (D) and President Donald Trump (R) continue to
draw contrast between their positions on the response to the COVID-19 pandemic,
health care and climate change among other issues, as the 2020 presidential campaign
enters its final week.
Americans hope it’s not a reflection of what the election has to offer
October 30, 2020

As the election grows closer, debates have been a big topic of discussion by officials and civilians alike. Though Pennsylvania is a swing state, the areas around Freedom tend to lean right. There has...

Talented teachers

Communications teacher Emily Skirtich
feels confident in her positive way of
Teachers find creative ways to teach lessons virtually during COVID-19 pandemic
October 30, 2020

For years, teachers have never had the worry of needing to alter their lessons so that students could do their work outside of school. Schools going virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic has been an ongoing...

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