The Slater

5 exercises you can do without getting off the couch

Amelia O'Brien, Editor

August 31, 2017

  According to the ever credible Wikipedia, most people define binge watching as viewing two to six episodes of a TV show in one sitting. That is weak. As a seasoned viewer you should feel insulted that two to six episodes could even be considered binge watching. You are definitely capable of so mu...

Gross things that are not actually a big deal

Gross things that are not actually a big deal

Meagan Hoffman, Editor

August 31, 2017

As I walk through the main doors into the school, I see a student in the office two knuckles deep to clear all of the boogers out of his nasal passages. I proceed into the main hallway, where I see another student working hard to build up his loogy, just waiting for no one to notice as he spits it into...

I watched 10 Hallmark movies, now I’m writing my own

I watched 10 Hallmark movies, now I’m writing my own

Allyson Heard, Editor

August 31, 2017

  After watching ten Hallmark Christmas movies full of the same plot and cliché endings, I created my own. It's called, "Christmas at McClingy's". Act I: Holly, a spontaneous, spunky, workaholic moves from Podunk Coldgrove to New York City to work at the famous “McClingy's” department store. Here, s...

Enchanting fall dates in the Lehigh Valley

Enchanting fall dates in the Lehigh Valley

Meagan Hoffman, Editor

August 31, 2017

  When the leaves begin to change colors, the weather is finally chilly enough to wear your favorite sweater, and you find yourself under the Friday night lights of the football game, you know that fall has finally arrived. Fall can be a romantic time for young couples in the Lehigh Valley, therefore...

Changing tech makes waves in new school year

Changing tech makes waves in new school year

Amelia O'Brien, Editor

August 30, 2017

  With iPads officially in the hands of every student, a world of opportunity is at the student body's fingertips... literally!   Despite some growing pains, the iPads are proving to be an indispensable tool for students and teachers alike. Throughout the building teachers are finding new ways to engage students by presenting material in hands on ways like never before. From notetaking to interactive i...

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Fall 2017