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JOIN SANTA’S FLIGHT WITH THE NORAD SANTA TRACKER

JOIN SANTA’S FLIGHT WITH THE NORAD SANTA TRACKER

GG Murgia, Editor

December 21, 2017

As the holiday season swings into full gear, cookies are being baked, presents are being wrapped, and all that we're waiting on is the arrival of Santa Claus. Being in the know of Santa's whereabouts has never been easier with the NORAD Santa Tracker. Established in 1958, the North American Aerospace...

GSA OFFERING HOT CHOCOLATE BEFORE WINTER BREAK

GSA OFFERING HOT CHOCOLATE BEFORE WINTER BREAK

Maria Bartolucci, Reporter

December 20, 2017

The annual hot chocolate fundraiser hosted by the Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) begun on Monday, December 18 and will continue until Thursday, December 21.    A cup of hot chocolate will be sold for $1 in front of the guidance entrance from 2:05 to 3:00 p.m. every day after school.    Along with regular hot chocolate being sold, with the help of the Ecology club, GSA will be selling a variety of baked goods suc...

iPAD GAME CHANGER

iPAD GAME CHANGER

Sarah Long, Reporter

December 20, 2017

As the semester comes to an end, students and teachers are becoming more familiarized with the transition from the classic pen and paper to iPads. The use of iPads has greatly improved both the learning and teaching experience at Bangor Area High School. The switch to iPads has made managing a copious...

NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY GIVES BACK TO THE COMMUNITY

NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY GIVES BACK TO THE COMMUNITY

Maria Bartolucci, Reporter

December 20, 2017

Attention Bangor High School, National Honor Society is currently participating in the blanket drive to support homeless veterans and give back to the community.    Throughout the drive, students gather various types of blankets and quilts of any size, though sheets and comforters are not recommended. Covers, should be placed in the collection bin by guidance or brought to Mr. Weaver...

HAY SECURES 100TH WIN IN TOUGH BOUT AGAINST WILSON

HAY SECURES 100TH WIN IN TOUGH BOUT AGAINST WILSON

Kaley Casagrande, Reporter

December 20, 2017

Senior Eddie Hay earned his 100th career win against the Wilson Warriors in the Bangor Slater Wrestler’s first home match of the season. Hay, a 2016 state-qualifier, is now the 3rd wrestler in Bangor History to achieve this milestone. He proudly stands behind 2015 graduate Charlie Sell and 2009...

RIVERDALE MUST-BINGE -WATCH TV SHOW

RIVERDALE MUST-BINGE -WATCH TV SHOW

Sunshyne Furlow, Reporter

December 20, 2017

Winter break provides students hours and hours of freedom; it might be time to binge watch a new show. Riverdale, a drama based off the Archie comic characters, is set in a small town that looks innocent to the outsider, however, upon closer study reveals deeply hidden secrets. This teen soap ope...

LITERARY MAGAZINE RELEASES FIRST ISSUE OF SCHOOL YEAR

LITERARY MAGAZINE RELEASES FIRST ISSUE OF SCHOOL YEAR

Kaley Casagrande, Reporter

December 19, 2017

The Literary Magazine recently released its first issue of The Slate. With Mrs. Rabbat in charge and creative minds ready to impress, the club has high hopes for the upcoming school year. “In the upcoming year, everyone in Lit Mag is expecting to get more people to participate and submit their work,”...

DRIVING TIPS THAT WILL ENSURE A SAFE WINTER

DRIVING TIPS THAT WILL ENSURE A SAFE WINTER

Sara Phillips, Editor

December 18, 2017

With cold weather approaching and road conditions worsening, it is best to know what to do in order to stay safe on the roads.  Preparation  If the car breaks down, it is even more important to be prepared during the cold weather. Having a car emergency kit on hand could be a life saver.   Th...

JURASSIC WORLD: FAILING KINGDOM

JURASSIC WORLD: FAILING KINGDOM

Allyson Heard, Editor

December 18, 2017

The new Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom trailer was released and it looks absurdly horrible.   The trailer begins with small talk between Owen Grady (Chis Pratt) and Claire Dearing (Bryce Dallas Howard) as they discuss returning to Jurassic World to save the dinosaurs from an island that's about to...

HOROSCOPES – SPIRIT WEEK EDITION

HOROSCOPES – SPIRIT WEEK EDITION

Carlin Williams, Resident Mystic

December 18, 2017

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SLATER FAMILY NETWORK SUPPORTS FAMILIES FOR HOLIDAY

SLATER FAMILY NETWORK SUPPORTS FAMILIES FOR HOLIDAY

Gabby Zeeman and Katie Snyder

December 18, 2017

SPANISH HONOR SOCIETY ADOPTS FAMILY By: Gabby Zeeman Spanish Honor Society is helping the community once again by adopting a family this upcoming holiday season. In past years, Spanish Honor Society donated stocking stuffers and filler gifts, such as coloring books and toy trucks, for those...

PERFECT GIFT THIS HOLIDAY SEASON – SUBSCRIPTION BOXES

PERFECT GIFT THIS HOLIDAY SEASON – SUBSCRIPTION BOXES

Carlin Williams, Reporter

December 18, 2017

It’s 2017, everything – and I mean everything – can be bought online. It is now possible for people to never leave their parents’ basement, yet still have super cool Minecraft friends, and get the brand new limited edition Star Wars lightsaber two weeks before it comes out. The whole “everything...

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