The Playwickian

Are we really connecting? How social media destroys social lives

November 19, 2013

By Shealyn Miles Special Features Editor The average person has what, 800 friends, Facebook friends that is. This issue with society today is that people tend to focus more on their virtual status rather than their real one....

Self-absorption vs. self-esteem, the battle between vanity and mental health

November 19, 2013

By Colleen Harlely Copy Editor There are all different kinds of people in this world, each individual person with different personality traits and quirks, as well as a variety of looks. Some people have all the confidence...

Celebrities affected promote self-examination

October 23, 2013

By Emmaleigh McNally Staff Writer October is breast cancer awareness month. Many people have died from breast cancer, but there are always survivors. Even celebrities like Olivia Newton-John, Giuliana Rancic from E! News,...

Heckman nurse struggles with breast cancer: fun-loving nature prevails

October 23, 2013

By Shealyn Miles Special Features Editor Oliver Heckman Elementary school’s nurse for twenty years and counting, Jeanne Drake is not only a diligent worker and a strong proponent of community service, but she is also a breast...

Dig Pink: Varsity volleyball supports breast cancer awareness

October 23, 2013

By Shannon Byrne Special Features Editor On Monday, Sept. 23 at 7:00 PM the varsity Neshaminy Girls’ volleyball team and their coach of seven years, Kate Livingstone, participated in Council Rock North’s annual Dig Pink...

Neshaminy Homecoming supports financial literacy

September 27, 2013

By Shealyn Miles Special Features Editor This year, Neshaminy hosted TruMark Financial Credit Union’s “Kiss a Pig” fundraiser, a campaign throughout the Philadelphia and Bucks County areas to raise money to encourage...

College Fair returns to Neshaminy

September 27, 2013

By Shannon Byrne Special Features Editor On Monday, Sept. 23, Neshaminy High School had its 2nd annual College Fair, hosted by the National Honor Society and adviser Kim Kelley. At 6:30 pm before the hordes of students,...

Neshaminy teachers introduce organization to student curriculum

September 27, 2013

By Shealyn Miles Special Features Editor For those perfection seekers who find themselves hanging by a thread at the end of the school year (whether that be of their composure or their last remaining notebook,) there is...

Hoodie Allen’s Cruisin’ USA Tour hits Philadelphia

June 19, 2013

By Corey LaQuay Copy Editor Sitting in traffic on I-95, excitement was pouring out of the windows of the car, the lyrics of our favorite artist playing over the speakers, accompanied by the reciting of each and every lyric...

Beyond the halls

Beyond the halls

April 30, 2013

Brave women join brave men; Revolutionizing the forefront of the U.S. armed forces.

April 24, 2013

By Erica Martelli and Brianna Spause Copy Editor and Special Features Editor Military history has been a long battle for women longing to partake in combat. Before 1918 women could only hold medical positions such as nursing,...

Equal Pay Act struggles in Senate

March 22, 2013

By Emily Scott Copy Editors On Feb. 12, Obama gave his State of the Union address, in which he called on Congress to approve his ‘Paycheck Fairness Act’ which would ensure that men and women would receive equal pay in...

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