FHS Press

‘I know what’s best for our education system’

Carly Park and Hannah Shumsky

December 22, 2015

Pennsylvania legislature has been in charge of educational decisions since March 10, 1949 when the Public School Code of 1949 was passed to limit those decisions made by the Department of Education. The Public School Code was originally intended to give the government power over local school districts...

Steve Jobs: Film lives up to the legend

Dereck Majors

November 24, 2015

The man who brought 1,000 songs into your pocket is now represented on the big screen. ‘Steve Jobs’ is based on the real life (you guessed it) Steve Jobs, the co-founder of Apple, the company that has created items such as the iPod, iPhone and iPad. Though these three products are arguably Apple’s...

How much is too much?

Rachel DeCesaris and Kayla Eaton

November 24, 2015

Students are involved in activities, jobs, and other organizations outside of school, and having to juggle all of those activities plus school work can really push kids over their limit. Aside from schooling, many students are involved with activities outside of school such as sports, clubs, jobs,...

China’s cherished children

Megan Kiefer

November 24, 2015

The Chinese government has raised the limit of children allowed per family from one to two, overruling a decades-old decision. On Oct. 29, 2015, it was announced that China was changing their 30-year-old policy that said each couple was only allowed one child in an attempt to slow down the country’s...

Middle East mayhem

Jessica Palakovich

November 24, 2015

Obliteration, destruction and demise have surrounded the Middle East for quite some time, ensuring the deaths of refugees, activists and civilians alike. The cause? Terroristic groups that are driven by power-hungry rebels claiming they act on the behalf of their religions. Islamic State in Iraq...

Turkey with the family or savings and good deals?

Leah Schieder and Ava Colorito

November 24, 2015

This year, Black Friday ads began popping up in numerous locations right after Halloween. Some ads came even earlier than that. When you think of November,do you think of Thanksgiving or the so called ‘Black Friday’ holiday? Sadly, as the years go on, many people tend to blow the overall idea of...

Are times changing?

Michael Fricke

November 24, 2015

Daylight saving time (DST) is a long standing tradition invented in order to, as the name would imply, save daylight. The very familiar concept is often confusing, and many misunderstand when daylight saving time is active or inactive. Currently, as we approach winter, daylight saving time has ended,...

Reaction based on assumption

Brianna Frashure

November 24, 2015

What do a South Carolina police deputy, Michael Vick, a dress and a Starbucks cup all have in common? These subjects all have caused social media users to overreact without really considering the issue. Recently, a viral video depicted a South Carolina Police Deputy tackling a female student in the...

Representations of the Nations

Lara Pavlick

November 24, 2015

With election season underway in America, it is important to observe that other countries around the world have their own unique methods of voting and government. The state and local elections were held on Nov. 3, and the legalization of marijuana, restriction of Airbnb-style rentals and the protection...

No-shave November

Reilly Collins

November 24, 2015

“I’m so glad No-Shave November is finally here. Now I don’t have to shave my legs for an entire month” is a statement that can definitely be overheard spilling from teenage girls’ mouths in high schools throughout the country. Contrary to popular belief, No-Shave November is not meant to...