Choosing the perfect college

Kristen Bolash, Entertainment Editor

October 12, 2018

Filed under Features

Every Junior and Senior is faced with the questions of where they want to go to college and what to study. It’s ideal that students have an idea of their major but realistically some don’t know what they want for their future...

Assistant Superintendent, Julie Huff, announces her retirement

Lily Eckroth, Page Editor

September 27, 2018

Filed under Features

Mechanicsburg is fortunate to have positive and helpful people working in the district. Every day staff members supply students with knowledge and resources for their ideal futures. Mrs. Huff is certainly one district employee...

Sorting your way to personal success

Sarah Rice, Reporter

September 27, 2018

Filed under Features

Back in first grade, my teacher assigned our class to do word-sorts every week with our new vocabulary words. My desk would be covered in little strips of paper as I moved them around, trying to find correlations between words...

FLEX: From the students’ perspective

Brianna Ivey

September 26, 2018

Filed under Features, News

Change is in the air this school year in the Mechanicsburg school district, such as the splitting of elementary school into first to third-graders and fourth through fifth-graders, along with the new start and end times, but fo...

Use of backpacks and lockers

Use of backpacks and lockers

September 26, 2018

Straws cause harm to wildlife and environment

Lily Eckroth, Page Editor

September 13, 2018

Filed under Features

  Plastic straws have serious effects on the environment. They are causing major issues for marine life in oceans. The single-use type of plastic straws are composed of take hundreds of years to break down, leaving th...

How to thrive in school and work

Regyna Gantt, Chief editor

September 13, 2018

Filed under Features, Uncategorized

It's no shock to anyone that teenagers are among the most stressed out groups of people. In a survey for NBC news, teens reported their stress level is 5.8 out of 10, opposed to adults’ stress level of 5.1 out of 10. Additio...

Apps and websites every student should use

Evalyne Simpson, Features Editor

September 13, 2018

Filed under Features

It’s back to school season, which is a rough time for a lot of students. It can be difficult to adjust after a relaxing summer vacation. Luckily, there are a multitude of apps and websites that can help you with your school l...

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