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Poverty: a problem close home

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Amanda Escher 16′ Many Americans carry a stigma against those who are impoverished. A common thought is that people who are living in poverty do so purposefully in order to live off of government programs. “I don’t believe it’s true, I know there are some people out there who use ...

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Hazing: another threat to high school athletes

By Marisela Rechner ’19 Hazing in high schools has been a hot topic recently. In early February, Conestoga High School football players were accused of performing humiliating acts in the locker room as a part of “no-gay Thursdays.” In 2014, Sayreville War Memorial High School in New Jersey also had ...

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Self-defense class builds girl power

Chrissy McCool blocking a elbow to the face from Tara Holinka.

Chrissy McCool, ’19 We punched the bags with extreme force. We then kicked body bags with even more force. Tara Holinka, Christine DiIenno, and I are students at World Class Martial Arts, located in the MacDade Shopping Plaza on MacDade Blvd. Every Saturday morning and Sunday night for two hours ...

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Mary’s House – A New Classroom for APT Program

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    One in every ten children in Ridley High School has been diagnosed with special needs. This means our high school has a high population of special needs children. To meet this need, the district is now renting a home in Eddystone. Mary’s house will be the home for ...

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Get A Job Kid!

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Get A Job Kid! By: Sarah Lynch Many students at Ridley High School need to keep up with what’s “in” such as the latest technology, fashion, and cars. Being a high school student is not easy or cheap, it requires time, effort, and most importantly cash. Unfortunately parents don’t always ...

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