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Mail scam targets susceptible students

Dorothy O'Connor

December 1, 2015

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The letter comes in the mail one day, adorned with an official-looking seal which reads “National Academy of Future Scientist and Technologists.” It congratulates you on your academic skill, and invites you to the Congress...

Cyberbullying in US on rise, requires action to prevent

December 1, 2015

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By Cristiana Amaro Staff Writer Only 34 states have cyberbullying laws, including Alabama, Connecticut, Hawaii, Indiana, Maine, Michigan, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota etc. Only 30 states ever talk about cyberbullying...

New PSAT, SAT on Horizon for Students

October 18, 2015

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By Shannon O'Grady Staff Writer The class of 2017 is being greatly impacted by new graduation and college requirements. One of the biggest changes they will have to deal with is the change in the PSAT and SAT format. These...

Neshaminy School Board appoints third superintendent within a year

October 4, 2015

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On Sept. 29, the Neshaminy School board appointed assistant Superintendent, Gloria R. Hancock, to the position of acting Superintendent of the school district. Hancock will be the third Superintendent to serve Neshaminy this year. ...

Pope Francis visits Philadelphia

Dorothy O'Connor and Jess McCelland

October 4, 2015

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On Sept. 26, the city of Philadelphia had the honor to host Pope Francis, who is the 266th Pope of the Catholic Church. His visit also included New York and Washington D.C. He stayed in the States a total of six days. Millions o...

September Address Childhood Cancer

October 4, 2015

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By Leanne Khov Entertainment Editor During the month of Sept., cancer children in the United States are recognized and supported through Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. According to the National Cancer Institute, 15,780 children unde...

New authority, new school, new Neshaminy

September 21, 2015

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By Eishna Ranganathan Managing Editor During the summer, school board representatives, teachers, and administrators continued to discuss district matters in order to create dialogue, reach conclusions and prepare for major...

School board election results: New candidates, new plans

June 10, 2015

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By Solomiya Syvyk News Editor Following the May 19 primary election, three current Neshaminy School Board members, Anthony Sposato, John Allen (Region 2; Levittown) and Mark Shubin (Region 3; Middletown and Langhorne), were...

Senioritis: Springtime phenomenon consumes seniors

June 10, 2015

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By Eishna Ranganathan News Editor Plaguing many soon-to-be-graduates around the nation, senioritis is a phenomenon that occurs starting around the springtime. Characterized by general laziness, eagerness to part ways with...

Marrington races his way to states’ victory

June 10, 2015

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By Liam Krimmel Sports Editor Senior Dave Marrington has proved himself again as an essential hurdler for Neshaminy’s Track and Field program. From setting the record in both the 100 meter hurdles and the 4x400 meter relay...

Copeland leaves Neshaminy: Heading towards Lower Merion

June 10, 2015

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By Reed Hennessy Editor-in-Chief “It is with mixed emotions that I inform you that I have been offered and I have accepted the position of Superintendent of Lower Merion School District,” said Superintendent Robert Copeland in his letter...

PA Human Relations Commission recommends mascot change

May 4, 2015

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By Reed Hennessy Editor-in-Chief According to a source of the Playwickian’s, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission (PHRC) has found probable cause of discriminatory practice by Neshaminy High School in its use of the term “R--...

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