#BoysDanceToo

#BoysDanceToo

Grace Poeppel, Staff Writer

October 20, 2019

There are millions of dancers around the world both male and female. Growing up as a dancer for anyone isn't easy, but especially for boys. They often get bullied because being a boy dancer isn't cool. Now on top of that, imagine hearing an adult on live TV making fun of a boy for dancing. For mos...

Basic Is Out, Vsco Is In

Basic Is Out, Vsco Is In

Brooke Vioral, Staff Writer

October 16, 2019

  It used to be the “basic white girl” look: Ugg Boots, Eos Chapstick, and Starbucks. But we have evolved as a society. Basic is out, Vsco is in.  The word Vsco is a term generally used as an insult for a young woman who posts trendy pictures of herself edited on the app Vsco.  “A Vs...

Truffys’s Transatlantic Trip

Truffys’s Transatlantic Trip

Adison Trofimuk, Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

If I had to describe my trip to Germany in one word, it would be AMAZING! So I'm going to be focusing on what the entire trip was like. This is going to be a really scuffed telling of what my trip was like to Germany. So it was like July 4th, well it was July 4th, and the only reason I remember th...

Vaping: The Cloudy Truth

Vaping: The Cloudy Truth

Claire Lindsey, Opinion Editor

October 7, 2019

E-cigarettes have been around since 2003. Invented by a Chinese scientist by the name of Hon Lik, electronic vaping mechanisms became a remedy to end the smoking epidemic. However, the original purpose of these mechanisms was commandeered by today’s youth. As scientists observed the decrease of...

Take On The Challenge

Take On The Challenge

Caroline Ejzak, Layout Editor

October 7, 2019

A girl with a theory. Two high school students with the intention of causing harm. Personal diaries becoming a beacon of hope. An awful tragedy slowly making a positive difference in the world. Rachel Joy Scott thought that one person could start a chain reaction, little did she know she would be that...

Yee Haw Grantz

Yee Haw Grantz

Faith Mayhugh, staff writer

October 7, 2019

Do you ever wonder what Mrs.Grantz does in her free time? Believe it or not, she doesn't just live at the school hoarding confiscated vapes or passing out baskets for the metal detectors. Did it ever cross your mind that the lady that pulls the reins around here also pulls the reins as a barrel racer? “I’ve...

Education Vacation or Isolation Island?

Education Vacation or Isolation Island?

Paige Duke, Staff Writer

October 7, 2019

On a daily basis, many students zone out in class thinking of sleeping in late and not having to deal with other students by switching to Cyber School. But they rarely actually switch because there are so many different questions about what it’s like. This year, several former Knoch students came...

Opposite Side of the World

Opposite Side of the World

Jacob Mock, News Editor

October 7, 2019

Bubbly water, under cooked bacon, and freaking castles. Yes, all yinz know that it is time for yours truly to talk about my trip to Deutschland. The trip started with the shortest fight I have ever been on in my life, of like an hour and a half from Pittsburgh to Chicago. We then had to wait fo...

Half Time Heroes

Half Time Heroes

Andrew Brandt, Staff Writer

October 4, 2019

With 79 plus hours of practice over the summer, marching band takes up a lot of a student’s schedule. As a band, we have to be willing to spend hours making our show amazing. “The amount of time and dedication is a lot,” said senior drum major Stephanie Justi. “People fail to realize how much...

It’s the Best of Both Worlds…Or Not

It’s the Best of Both Worlds…Or Not

Lillie Leasure, Layout Editor

October 4, 2019

Music; everyone loves to listen to it.  I know many people in our school don’t care that much about the music programs here, but they moved all of the basic music classes to 5th period.  The classes I am talking about are concert band, orchestra, and concert choir. The change was made so student...

What Is Going On Inside The Head Of Adison Trofimuk

What Is Going On Inside The Head Of Adison Trofimuk

Adison Trofimuk, Staff Writer

June 5, 2019

School and prison: two polar opposites; or so we thought. I don’t know what to write for an article, so I guess I’m going to do this. I'm here to educate you that we have actually been going to prison since we were five years old. Keep in mind this is just for fun; don't get heated over nothing like...

5 Things To Do For A Not Bummer Summer

5 Things To Do For A Not Bummer Summer

Grace Poeppel, Staff Writer

June 5, 2019

Summer Carnivals, Festivals, etc.       We have a lot of local festivals nearby in the summer. These are some of my recommendations:  Big Butler Fair - June 28 - July 6 http://www.bigbutlerfair.com/ Saxonburg Carnival - July 16-20 http://www.svfc.com/SVFCCarnival.asp ...

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