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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

CHOIR TAKES ON NYC

CHOIR TAKES ON NYC

Allyson Heard, Editor

December 8, 2017

The Slater choir explored New York City for a day of fun. During their trip, students walked Times Square and later kicked back and watched Kinky Boots at the Al Hirschfeld Theater on November 19.   Before watching the musical, students had free time to shop, sitesee, and eat.  "I really enjoyed ...

POINSETTIA SALE

POINSETTIA SALE

Allyson Heard, Editor

December 6, 2017

Students will be able to buy their own Bangor-grown poinsettias after the HS Chorus concert Tuesday evening, at the "Preview Sale" Wednesday, December 6 from 2:15 to 4:30 p.m. at the greenhouse, and the official "GRAND RE-OPENING Sale" on Thursday, December 7 from 2:15 to 6:00 p.m.   "After spending nine wonderful years at the middle school...

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