Torch Mission Statement


The student press of Mechanicsburg High School has adopted

this as its mission:


1.   To publish news, information and opinion articles for and about students, faculty and administration activities, interests and policies.

2.   To maintain high ethical standards with regard to fairness, personal and legal rights, responsibilities and accuracy.

3.   To provide a forum for free and responsible expression of student opinion and present well balanced, locally researched coverage of issues of broader student interest.

4.   To strive for a high level of competency in the technical aspects of writing, including grammar, spelling, clarity, and precision.

5.   To welcome diversity and increase the scope and depth of our coverage in order to heighten mutual understanding and awareness throughout our entire school community.


e-mail: [email protected]

(Michelle Heiser, newspaper adviser)

A special thanks goes out to our biggest sponsor!


Thanks also to our patrons, whose support is greatly appreciated!