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Editor reflects on NP career on Graduation Day

Editor reflects on NP career on Graduation Day

June 21, 2017

I remember the last day of sixth grade like it was yesterday. I went to York Avenue Elementary School, and after saying goodbye, giving lots of hugs, and...

Opinion: How social media can affect chances of getting into college

Esther Belizaire, Staff Writer

June 5, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Social media gives young adults and teens the opportunity to share interests and express themselves. The way of communicating has changed over the past decade and social media is blowing up with new and popular social networking apps and sites. Sharing activities through social media with friends is a fun and more efficient way to send information out to a large number of people....

An open letter to the Class of 2018

Courtney Rowland, Staff Writer

June 5, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Dear class of 2018, Its me, Courtney Rowland. Yes, I survived North Penn High School. Everything from sophomore year swimming class, to 1:00 pm seventh period lunch. Despite all of it, I’m here about to receive my cap and gown. Time really does fly, so enjoy your senior year while it lasts. You probably should go on the senior class trip to Disney. It's a blast, so try you...

An open letter to Seniors about Senior Week

An open letter to Seniors about Senior Week

June 5, 2017

Dear Seniors, It’s the end of the year and your high school career is coming to an end. All that is left are finals and graduation, and two days later,...

End of Watch, May 2017

End of Watch, May 2017

May 30, 2017

During the month of May, ten American Police Officers and one K9 sacrificed their lives in service to their communities and fellow citizens.  Below is...

End of Watch, April 2017

Hank Hoffman, Staff Writer

May 16, 2017

Filed under Opinion

During the month of April the United States lost ten Police Officers and two K9 Officers.  Below are the names of the Officers who gave the ultimate sacrifice in service to their communities.   Assistant Chief Deputy Clinton Greenwood, 57, of the Harris County Constable’s Office, lost his life April 3 in an ambush.  Deputy Greenwood was arriving at his police stati...

End of Watch, March 2017

May 6, 2017

Filed under Opinion

During the month of March, nine American Police Officers and three K9s sacrificed their lives in service to their communities and fellow citizens.  Below is a list of those who gave the ultimate sacrifice in March 2017. Deputy Sheriff Curtis Allen Bartlett, 32, of the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office, lost his life on March 9 in a vehicle collision.  Deputy Bartlett was joi...

13 reasons why “13 Reasons Why” should be taught in school

13 reasons why “13 Reasons Why” should be taught in school

May 3, 2017

The annual required reading list for an average high school student usually consists of the great American classics like Moby-Dick, The Adventures of Hu...

EDITORIAL: Far right politics and generational voting patterns

EDITORIAL: Far right politics and generational voting patterns

April 27, 2017

As an 18-year-old in the 21st century, I watch a lot of YouTube. One of my favorite channels is Vox, which covers topics ranging anywhere from nature to...

Strength and tenacity: breaking down meaning of Gadsden Flag

Strength and tenacity: breaking down meaning of Gadsden Flag

April 7, 2017

Depicted on flags, license plates, bumper stickers, even lanyards, the Gadsden Flag is a symbol commonly found throughout the United States. Each American...

An open letter to musicians about auditions

An open letter to musicians about auditions

April 4, 2017

Dear Musicians, You’ve practiced for months trying to perfect the piece. You’ve gotten nervous and anxious. You’ve waited and waited for your...

The blurred line of objectionable content

The blurred line of objectionable content

April 3, 2017

LGBT YouTubers were shocked to learn early last week that YouTube’s Restricted Mode—an optional and on-by-default feature that uses “community flagging,...

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