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SGA BRINGS CHRISTMAS SPIRIT TO BHS

SGA BRINGS CHRISTMAS SPIRIT TO BHS

Gabby Zeeman, Editor

December 15, 2017

Glistening lights, sparkling snowflakes, and the occasional Christmas song fill the halls of Bangor Area High School this time of year. The elves behind this holiday magic were members of the Student Government Association (SGA), who stayed after school on Wednesday, December 6, preparing for the annual...

CHRISTKINDL MARKT BRINGS HOLIDAY CHEER TO THE VALLEY

CHRISTKINDL MARKT BRINGS HOLIDAY CHEER TO THE  VALLEY

Tatum Strohe, Reporter

December 15, 2017

Christkindlmarkt’s 25th anniversary begins November 17 to December 23 Thursday to Sunday! Thursday & Sunday: 11a.m. – 6 p.m. Friday & Saturday: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 23: Close at 6 p.m. Whether it’s Christmas music, sparkling lights, or decorated trees that get people excit...

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES

Chris Youngkin, Reporter

December 15, 2017

Among the masses, community service is the one that is referenced time and time again as a universal good. It can provide the background necessary to be hired and succeed at a job, distinguish a college application from the rest, and close in on a prospective job area.   Slate Belt Heritage Cen...

PENNSYLVANIA YOUTH LEADERSHIP NETWORK

PENNSYLVANIA YOUTH LEADERSHIP NETWORK

Deidra Prata, Reporter

December 15, 2017

Led by self-determined students, the Pennsylvania Youth Leadership Network (PYLN) has promoted encouragement, dedication, and of course, leadership at BHS through their empowering actions while helping those in need. Active leaders in PYLN are junior Sophia Genteel (President), junior Erin Champa...

BHS STUDENTS READY TO ROCK

BHS STUDENTS READY TO ROCK

Kaley Casagrande, Reporter

December 15, 2017

BHS students should expect a fun, light-hearted atmosphere from this year’s annual Rock Band tournament. Mr. Madden is looking for bands to fill out the playbill for Friday, December 22 in the Craig Paine Theater. Run and organized by the yearbook committee, all funds from Rock Band will contribute...

SWIM TEAM READY TO MAKE A SPLASH

SWIM TEAM READY TO MAKE A SPLASH

GG Murgia, Editor

December 13, 2017

The small, but mighty swim team is looking forward to another successful season. Led by coach Seth Urffer, the team sent every team member to districts last year and the majority of competitors moved on to states. Each member of the swim team had great success in post-season meets. Standout sophomore...

VOLLEYBALL ACTION SPIKING ON FRIDAY

VOLLEYBALL ACTION SPIKING ON FRIDAY

Allyson Heard, Editor

December 13, 2017

  The always-anticipated volleyball tournament, run by the Leo Club, is being held December 22 from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m. in the Bill Pensyl gymnasium. For athletes or spectators, the tournament puts everyone in a great mood to start off holiday break and, as a bonus, proceeds go to Operation Graduation...

GET INTO THE HOLIDAY SPIRIT WEEK

GET INTO THE HOLIDAY SPIRIT WEEK

Meagan Hoffman, Editor

December 13, 2017

  The holidays are right around the corner, which means break is even closer. Before relaxing and ripping open those presents, show school spirit by participating in holiday spirit week! Monday 12/18: Long Winter’s Nap Get into the holiday spirit by coming to school in the coziest sleepwear ...

AUSTIN TEACHES GARAGEBAND: THE BASICS

AUSTIN TEACHES GARAGEBAND: THE BASICS

Austin Medina, Reporter

December 11, 2017

Now that students have new iPads this year, students can use the music creator app known as GarageBand to add extra spice to a presentation and wow teachers.   Drums  GarageBand features three categories of drums: acoustic, electronic, and percussion. Each allows for a variety of different formats such as Classic Studio, Electronic Drum Machine, and Chinese. The display of each kit mirrors that of...

AEVIDUM SUPPORTS STUDENTS

AEVIDUM SUPPORTS STUDENTS

Sunshyne Furlow, Reporter

December 11, 2017

Initially founded in Calcalico High School when they had a lost a student to suicide, Aevidum is now in one hundred and sixty high schools nationwide, including Bangor. The word Aevidum means “I’ve got your back” in Latin. This name is fitting for the club because of what they do for the community. Aevidum...

THE ULTIMATE GIFT GUIDE FOR YOUR BF/GF

THE ULTIMATE GIFT GUIDE FOR YOUR BF/GF

Sara Phillips, Editor

December 8, 2017

  Lights are twinkling, Christmas music is flooding your ears, and even the smell of those cookies is enough to make your mouth water. Ahhh...pure happiness.  But then it dawns on you...you don’t have a gift for your honey.   It is sometimes difficult to tell what the right present is in relation to how long you have been together, but we at The Slater have all the answer...

CHARGING PORTS IN MEMORY OF MISS TAYLOR

CHARGING PORTS IN MEMORY OF MISS TAYLOR

Maria Bartolucci, Reporter

December 8, 2017

Miss Marianne Taylor, an English teacher and lover of books and especially the library, taught at Bangor High School for 36 years. Unfortunately, she took ill and after an admirable battle with cancer she passed away in November 2014. Now, she is being honored with charging ports thanks to librarian...

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