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The National Anthem at RHS

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By Amanda Qendro ”20 The National Anthem is sung at many varsity games at the high school to honor and respect America. Singing The National Anthem is a great privilege. There are many things our singers have to do to prepare to sing “The Star Spangled Banner”. There is a ...

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Taiji dolphin hunt

Dolphins are majestic creatures that have inhabited the earth’s waters for over ten million years. They have saved many people’s lives that were in danger, but now they are the ones that need to be saved. This Japanese tradition dates back to 1675 and is an annual dolphin hunt. The ...

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New locker system causing complaints

By Christian Dath ’17 Over the past month students and faculty have been adapting to a new locker system in the school.  Students’ lockers are now supposed to be positioned close to their respective homerooms.  What seems to disappoint a large majority of students is that their new lockers are ...

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The other presidential options

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By Dave Hill ’17 In the 2016 presidential election, in which the Democratic and Republican parties chose the most unliked and untrusted candidates in our nation’s history, many people may be looking for other options. In Pennsylvania, voters will actually see five options on their ballot when they cast their ...

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Mornings begin with a return to homeroom

By Nicolas Ardiles ’19 Homerooms. For the first time in years, RHS has implemented a “sixth block” into the school schedule for the 2016-2017 school year. Students have to start their day before first block. Last year students had to get to first block before 7:35 am and were considered ...

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Legacy building at RHS

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By Cara Caldwell ‘19 This year the Ridley High School staff is trying to encourage students  to build a legacy and leave a mark upon the school. The 2016-2017 school year will be the second year that has had a theme. Last year, the theme was “Home is where the ...

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RHS draws attention to suicide awareness

By Stephanie Pizzi  ’19 “Each year, approximately 34,000 people commit suicide, that is one death every 15 minutes.” reports the Huffington Post. With more awareness, this number can decrease significantly. Suicide is one of the biggest problems presently facing our society. September was National Suicide Awareness week, which helped raise ...

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A TEXT from the teachers, ‘not cool to text in class!’

By Devon Gormley-Tavoni ’17 Texting is the fastest growing form of communication between people nowadays, but is it too much when it makes it into the classrooms? Scott Jaschik, a reporter for insidehighered.com, reports that about 90% of students will use their phone in class for some type of texting, ...

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Teens struggle to balance social media

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Marisela Rechner ‘19 Bleep. The girl from English class just liked your Instagram photo of your trip to Aruba. Buzz. Your friend just sent you a Snapchat of her friends doing the Running Man Challenge. For some, this is a constant in their lives. The familiar buzz of a notification ...

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Snapchat

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By Anissa Miller ’19 There are 100 million daily active Snapchat users in the world. Teenagers and young adults from the ages of 13-30 have found a new app called Snapchat. Snapchat has been around since 2012 and has grown in popularity ever since. A person can take a picture ...

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