The Albums That Shaped 2021

By: Ryan Croke 2021 is winding down and with only about a month left in the year, and it’s time that I go over the albums that I feel shaped 2021,

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All Together Now Outcome!

By: Presley Burkley On Saturday, November 13th, the Garnet Valley Performing Arts Association put on the Cabernet, All Together Now. This show was

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GVHS Band Victory!

Kathryn Hutchinson Congratulations to our GVHS Marching Band who participated in the Cavalcade of Band Championships this past weekend in Hers

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National Adoption Week

By: Ellayna Narkin National Adoption Week is hosted by Petsmart Charities from November 8-14. Petsmart Stores partner with charities such as Forgo

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Midseason NFL Awards

By: Ryan Croke The 2021 NFL Season is nearly halfway done, and it’s time we reflect on the events of this season with some awards given to var

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Gardening Club Fundraiser

By: Noelia Rane Come to the Chipotle on 202 this Sunday, November 7th from 5-9 pm to support Garnet Valley Gardening Club! Tell the cashier that y

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Dune Movie Review

By: Sam Bennett Dune, directed by Denis Villeneuve, is the second adaptation (Dune 1984 dir. David Lynch) of the novel of the same name written by

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“Easy On Me” Review

By: Noelia Rane On October 15, 2021, Adele ended her silence by releasing her first single in over six years. This song is a reflection of the pas

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Local Fall Activities

By: Veronika Duus and Mere Strickland Everyone knows and loves those warm Apple Cider donuts from Linvilla so I bet it’ll be a nice surprise t

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GVPAA Spooktacular 2021

By: Kathryn Hutchinson Watch out Garnet Valley! GVPAA is back and better than ever. In addition to preparing for the Fall musical Descendants The

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city street summer garden

Should Cats Wear Collars?

By: Ellayna Narkin Collars are adorable accessories with many different designs and colors. Most commonly found on dogs, collars are both function

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American Sign Language Club

By: Rachel Jason Are you interested in learning a new language? Well, this is your chance: Rachel Sokalsky and Stephanie May have created an Ameri

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“Donda” Album Review

By: Ryan Croke I, along with millions of others, woke up on August 29 to a major shock. Kanye West had finally released his long-awaited 10th solo

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NFL Week 1 Recap

By: Ryan Croke and Jeremy Park The first weekend of the 2021 NFL season wrapped up on Monday night, and what better way to kick off the year than

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New Schedule Overview

By: Ryan Croke Tuesday saw the beginning of a new year and the implementation of yet another new schedule at Garnet Valley High School. Starting a

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“SOUR” Album Review

By Lila Troum On Friday, May 21, Olivia Rodrigo released her debut album Sour. This engaging, emotion-filled album had me sobbing within minutes o

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MLB Quarterly Report

By Sam Bennett We're about a quarter through this year’s MLB season, so let’s take a look back at some of this year’s biggest storylines so far.

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“Circe” Book Review

By Kathryn Hutchinson In ninth grade English, the first classical work read is Homer’s The Odyssey. Madeline Miller retells this classic in Circe,

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“Six of Crows” Review

By Kathryn Hutchinson Six of Crows is the first of a two book duology and the fourth book in the Grishaverse. This duology follows the story of si

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The Show Must Go On

By Brooke Lovelace Covid-19 better put on its dancing shoes because the  play, Newsies, put on by Garnet Valley High School is unstoppable.  Th

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A Great Waffle Recipe

By Kate Romanelli Waffles are delicious breakfast foods we all love to eat. They are also fun to make as well. In fact, there is a great and simpl

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The Diamond in the Rough

By Frank Long  The 2021 NFL Draft is only two and a half weeks away, making this the perfect time to take a look at the most exciting quarter

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Unite for Her Pink Day

On May 7th, Garnet Valley High School's Unite for Her Club will hold a pink day in order to raise breast cancer awareness. Students and staff are en

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The Death of Baseball

By Sam Bennett It’s no secret to any sports fan in America, especially baseball fans, that America’s national pastime is slowly dying. Over the pa

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Law Day Essay Contest

The paralegal studies faculty at Delaware County Community College is pleased to announce that they will be holding an essay contest in honor of Law

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GVPAA Update

By Rose DiPaolo The Drama Club is having a very busy March! With opening night just a little over three weeks away (tickets are available now

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The Revenge Tour

By Frank Long  After losing their 2020 season to COVID-19, The Garnet Valley Boys Lacrosse team is eager to start their revenge campaign.

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Happy Birthday, Quarantine!

By Lila Troum This week is big for the country, as we “celebrate” quarantine’s first birthday! March 13, 2020 was our first day of quarantine, and

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“Blonde” Album Review

By Ryan Croke Over the past few months, I have put many hours into listening to new types of music and branching out my music taste. One of the be

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Girl Up! Panera Fundraiser

Girl Up! will be hosting a fundraiser at Panera on Saturday, March 6 from 4-8 PM. Proceeds will be donated to the Girl Up! UN Foundation. The foundat

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Cooking in Quarantine

By Kate Romanelli While in quarantine, many of us picked up hobbies that we’ve never done before. One of those hobbies was cooking. Over quarantin

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Garnet Valley Polar Pop

On February 22nd, Garnet Valley Life Skills students will be kicking off the Polar Pop event by emailing their favorite teachers, challenging them to

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Winter Sports Update

By: Alec Eskin This Garnet Valley winter sports season has been a wild one to say the least. A lot has happened over this past moth and a half

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Recap of Super Bowl LV

By Ryan Croke The biggest television event of the year took place last weekend, and it did not disappoint--at least me, anyway. Super Bowl LV, hel

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Case Closed!

By Frank Long The Super Bowl is hands down the most watched sporting event in America. The 99.9 million people who tuned in to watch the game last

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Life as a Junior in School

By: Alec Eskin This school year has been none like any other, especially for the upperclassmen like myself. Even since COVID-19 shut down scho

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The Pandemic in a Playlist

By Lila Troum From March 13, 2020 to...now, we’ve been under quarantine, stuck in a pandemic. This really isn’t news to anybody, though it’s still

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“Soul” Movie Review

By Kevin Genthert Soul is a movie about someone who has lived what he thinks is a disappointing life, and just as things are going his way, he die

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#Homies4houseless

A group of PA students have been collaborating with Project Home, a nationally recognized non-profit based in Philadelphia, with the goal of raising

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Basketball Update

By: Alec Eskin It has been a very busy week and a lot has happened. Both the boys and girls basketball teams have had three games each ove

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What Did You Say?

By Kushagra Gupta Buttoning my jacket and clearing my throat, I took a deep breath and began, “Good morning, honorable chair and fellow delegates,

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I Believe in a Legacy

In his first podcast, Jonathon Timmons highlights the importance of leaving a legacy by illustrating a memory of his late father: https://drive.go

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NFL Week 13 Rundown

By Sam Bennett The thirteenth week in this insane NFL season is yet another with high stakes for every team vying for playoff contention, as well

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I Believe in Prayer

In her first podcast, Halle Brown tells a story about how faith and prayer groups helped her get through a difficult time in her life: https://www

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I Believe in Laughter

In her first podcast, Rose DiPaolo reflects upon the loss of her pet dog and how her family used laughter to cope: https://drive.google.com/file/d

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I Believe in Country Music

In her first podcast, Katelyn Dugery talks about growing up with country music and how it has strengthened her relationships with family members and

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I Believe in Oneness

In his first podcast, Anil Dadhich praises the ideas of "oneness" and "controlling what you can control" and how he applied them when schools closed

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I Believe in Signs

In her first podcast, Julia Cwiertniewicz urges listeners to pay attention to all the signs around them: https://www.podbean.com/ei/pb-skqb8-f288e

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I Believe in Family Time

In her first podcast (linked below), Lauren Coppola discusses the importance of spending time with loved ones. Give it a listen! https://drive.goo

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Thanksgiving Food Tier List

By Elizabeth Nguyen Hi, loves! It’s Lizzy, back again in time for Thanksgiving, and today’s discussion will be about my Thanksgiving food prefere

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I Believe in Brown Eyes

In her first podcast, Rachel Jason (11th grade) delves into the effects of internalized caucasian beauty standards on POCs and a memory/book that inf

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New November Music Releases

By Justin Kang It is safe to say that November was no ordinary month for the music industry. Let us take a closer look at three of the hottest alb

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Introducing Model UN!

By Katie Hutchinson Model UN, or Model United Nations, is a club that revolves around—you guessed it—United Nations. The purpose of the club is to

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Working During the Pandemic

By Kevin Genthert The pandemic has brought with it many changes in the daily “normal” everyone knew before March. As the viral infection swept acr

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“Red Queen” Book Review

By Nimisha Mikkineni Victoria Aveyard’s masterpiece, The Red Queen, is a best-selling novel that follows an unusual world and an even more unusua

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Where Were You on 9/11?

By Ryan Hassell Next year will be the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, so I decided to ask some of my relatives* where they were during them

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GVPAA To Host Spooktacular

By Kathryn Hutchinson This Saturday, October 17, from 4:30 - 8:30 pm, the Garnet Valley Performing Arts Association is hosting a Spooktacular even

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Boo Meringues? No way!

By Elizabeth Nguyen INTRODUCTION: Hi! In my time baking, I’ve come across a wide variety of baked goods. Although some recipes are harder than

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A Call to Leadership

By Robbie Gamble For many of us, the GVHS freshman orientation was a fantastic opportunity to experience the school we would be spending the next

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Managing A Club Online

By Nathan Chen This September, club leaders start online school with a bunch of problems that have to be worked out to get their clubs running. As

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Stringin’ With Orchestra

By Chideraa Emma-Ugwuoke The Arts are a very significant, limitless, and expressive part of Garnet Valley High School. It consists of the Visual A

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“Funeral” Album Review

In his first album since ending the Carter series, Lil Wayne does not disappoint. Released on January 31, 2020 Funeral helped start the new decade of

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92nd Academy Awards

The 92nd Academy Awards were held at the Dolby Theatre, in Los Angeles, California. The live performance auditorium has been the venue since 2002. It

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Prom Showcase Recap

On Monday February 3rd, the annual Prom Showcase took place and the night was full of beauty and models. The girls were sparkling in their dresse

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MORP is Back With A Bang

By Arianna D’Italia On Friday, GVHS’s first MORP in many years was held, to positive reception from attendees. Students dressed in all forms of ne

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62nd Grammy Awards

By Amy Townend The Grammys took place on January 26th at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The Red carpet was studded by celebrities from all dif

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Get Ready For Hi-Q!

By Arianna D’Italia The award-winning GVHS Hi-Q team will face off against Marple Newtown and Penncrest this Friday, January 31st. The match will

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Bring On The Bocce!

You’re hanging out in the cafeteria with your friends, waiting for the horrid senior lot to clear out so you can head home safely. Laughter escapes f

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“Yummy” Song Review

Almost five years after the release of his acclaimed album Purpose, Canadian musician Justin Bieber dropped a new, albeit underwhelming, track: "Yumm

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Glow UP! at MORP

GV MORP- the backward prom- is finally back again! A casual and fun dance that will be something for everyone! MORP is a blacklight dance including n

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Teaching Podcasting

EDUCATION Teaching Podcasting: A Curriculum Guide for Educators- reprinted from NPR November 15, 201812:06 AM ET Whether you're leading your

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Earth Day Contest

Scholastic Journalism and Earth Day Rachel Weisbrot, Earth Day Network|January 1, 2020 April 22, 2020 will mark the 50th anniversary of Earth D

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Recap of Fall Sports Season

2019 Fall Sports By: Alec Eskin This fall season was one for the ages with including central league titles for the field hockey, football, chee

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Take A Break!

By Nathan Chen We've all done it.  It's 7:03 p.m. and you start some assigned reading. You think optimistically, "I'll finish this reading by

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“Oblivion” Book Review

By Jessica Shoey Overall, Oblivion, by Sasha Dawn, was an average book. It wasn’t terrible, nor amazing. The book was quite slow and was dragg

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Powderpuff Recap

By Amy Townend The powderpuff game was full of triumphs and sacrifice. The night began with a flurry of photographs with every angle being taken.

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GVHS Mini-thon and MOD

End the year with great pizza while supporting GVHS Mini-THON! This Sunday, from opening to closing at MOD, a portion of your purchase will go into s

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“Aftershock” Book Review

Aftershock, by Stephen Kyle, is about a disease named Artemis which gives victims horrible effects and has a 100% fatality rate in just a few hours.

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The Power of Stories

In July 2015, I didn't have a single clue about the next story that awaited me. In the library, I aimlessly looked for a good Young Adult novel to r

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Delaware County Elections

By Karthik Reddy & John Teng The Delaware County elections happened on Tuesday, November 5. The political forces that clashed last year showe

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Boys Scouts

Boy Scouts can be a fun, challenging, and very rewarding experience. In Boy Scouts, teens can learn skills that will help them later in life, such as

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Darlington Arts Center Show

The Darlington Arts Center will be hosting an exhibition of works by our students from tomorrow through December 1st. The show features the work of s

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Homecoming 2019

Garnet Valley’s 54th annual homecoming began right off the bat as the students of GVHS partook in spirit week: dressing in USA day, Pj day, Hawai

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STEM Club

In STEM club, teams of students work together in various competitions that are driven by science, technology, engineering, and math. Students get the

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Girls Soccer

Girls Soccer- Kathryn Toohey, Caroline Amen Soccer went 9-7-2 this year and qualified for district playoffs as the #20 seed. Our practice schedule

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Tennis

The girls' tennis season starts in the second week of August and ends in the first week of October with practices or matches every day right afte

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Science Olympiad

Science Olympiad is a club that explores many different aspects of science and competes against teams from across the country. The club meets eve

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Chess Club

Chess Club Humaam Said Matthew Smolens Chess Club is a fun meeting of chess enthusiasts who enjoy playing against each other. Matches are ca

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Football Team 2019

The football team is currently 8-1 this season. We practice Monday-Thursday and play our games on Friday nights. We also have a film session on Satur

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Speech and Debate

Speech and Debate The Speech & Debate Team competes in both debates and speech events at a monthly tournament. We meet every F day in Mr. Yoha

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Pretzels?

Every Thursday at Garnet Valley high school they hold pretzel and hot dog pretzel day that raises money for the special needs program. This helps

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Football Friday

Mumps-Fact-Sheet-PA-Dept-of-HealthDownload Hello GVHS Community, As you may have heard, our friends and neighbors in the Ridley School District ha

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Digital Citizenship

Celebrate Digital Citizenship Week October 14 -18                                                                                                    

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Homecoming Week

Homecoming week is quickly approaching. Every year, the week leading up to the dance we dress up to show off our school spirit! We would like to encou

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GVHS Homecoming Court

By Sebastian Morales-Reyes Homecoming is coming up- and fast. This year’s homecoming court includes a wide variety of seniors from an abundance of

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Fall Fashion

By Olivia Collins and Ananya Gupta Fall is officially here. The golden leaves crunch under your feet, the brisk air encompasses you, and the

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NHD Award Winners

This past week, a handful of students were recognized with awards and achievement at the National History Day competition which took place at Chester

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Gold Key Award

It is a pleasure to highlight that Sophia Smith, senior at Garnet Valley, received the prestigious Scholastic Art and Writing Gold Key award this pas

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Hi-Q National Championship!

It is exciting to announce that on Friday, April 5th, quite a few members from Garnet Valley High School's Hi-Q team will be competing in the nationa

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Spring Fashion

Spring is here! And the big question on everyone’s mind is … what to wear? After consulting numerous Pinterest boards, Instagram hashtags, and PopSug

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GV Wrestling Update

By: Alec Eskin Over the course of the GV wrestling season, it has been really exciting for the wrestlers, coaches and fans. Over this past week, t

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STEM Club

By: Shasi Vadlamudi STEM club has been making huge developments in their project and you really need to know about it. It affects all Garnet V

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Biology Olympiad Results

It is exciting to announce that after taking the Biology Olympiad exam, a couple of Garnet Valley high school students made it into the semi-finals.

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Chemistry Olympiad

Tomorrow is an exciting day, as multiple students from Garnet Valley High School are taking the national Chemistry Olympiad during the first period b

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Unite For Her!

By: Katie Donaghy On February 19th, two boys shaved their heads bald for the organization Unite For Her. Unite For Her is an organization that goe

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GV Girls Basketball Champs!

As the Garnet Valley girls basketball team defeated Spring-Ford, it is exciting to announce that the team will be advancing to the 6A District 1 Cham

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SPEAK UP Single

MOXIE is excited to announce the rise of a new, incredibly talented 18-year-old Omaha singer, JOCELYN, who recently released her debut song, "Speak U

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Cold Pursuit Review

By: Ben Bennett Cold Pursuit once again reminded me that you cannot justify a film by its title, no matter how mundane that title may be. Directed

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GV Music Gala

By: Sanjana Chadive On March 24th, the Garnet Valley Music Department will hold its first annual Music Gala Concert at the Garnet Valley High Scho

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Minithon Madness!

One of Garnet Valley's most exciting and impactful events is getting in gear... it's Minithon! A program that donates money and resources to the fami

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Mamma Mia Update

By: Annie Tunstall For the first time ever, Garnet Valley Performing Arts Association is putting on a community show right here at Garnet Valley H

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IRP Day

By: Sanjana Chadive On January 18th, students had the pleasure to showcase their independent research projects in the GVHS library. During the se

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Cyberbullying

By: Rose DiPaolo Since the internet was was invented on January 1st, 1983, users have found ways to belittle others online. Adults, both online an

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Winter Sports Recap

By: Alec Eskin The winter season has gotten off to a very exciting start for the sports teams, and this has been a very fun time of year for Garne

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Freshman Advice

By: Lara Clemens As a freshman halfway through the school year, I have already gotten a feel of what it is like to be in high school. It was a li

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Gearing Up for Annie

By: Kaitlyn Donaghy The Garnet Valley Drama Club has started rehearsing for its spring musical, Annie. Annie is a well known story of a red-heade

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Body Language

By: Ananya Gupta When talking about the expression of emotion, it is fascinating that a significant portion of body language and gestures is unive

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Indoor Drumline Update

Indoor drumline is looking for anyone who can play the bass guitar or piano for their 2019 show. Please email the staff at gvindoorstaff@gmail.com if

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Widows Review

Widows stars Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth Debicki, Cynthia Erivo, and is directed by Steve McQueen, director of the award winning 12 Ye

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Stress… Don’t Fret!

As high school students, we tend to experience a decent amount of stress on a day to day basis, and while for most of us it can be something that we

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GVHS Cheer Champions!

The Garnet Valley Jaguar Varsity Cheerleaders recently pulled out a win as District champions, along with the JV Jaguars who also earned #1 in their s

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Dance For A Cure Update

Over the course of this winter season, Interact Club has been hosting a variety of events, in particular consistently promoting the performance Dance

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Indoor Drumline 2019

Indoor Drumline is an ensemble group for Garnet Valley percussion students who wish to perform in an activity that includes competitive music and perf

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GVHS Guest Speaker

It is exciting to announce that a Garnet Valley alumni, Eddie Doyle, is coming back to the district as a guest author on Wednesday, December 19th. The

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What is the EMdrive?

What is the EMdrive and how does it break the laws of physics?      The Emdrive, also known as the RF resonant cavity thruster, is a fuel-free thruste

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Mamma Mia

      For the first time ever, Garnet Valley Performing Arts Association is putting on a community show right here at Garnet Valley High School! This

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Recap of Pennsbury Game

Recap of Pennsbury Game By: Alec Eskin        This past Saturday was the first playoff game for the Jaguars this year against the Pennsbury Falc

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Review – Halloween (2018)

    Halloween (2018) was directed by David Gordon Green and written by Green and Danny McBride. Green and McBride are together again after working on

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Model UN Wins Big

This past Saturday, Model UN accomplished an impressive feat with a few of its delegates winning significant awards and recognition through Temple Uni

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Homecoming Court 2018

Homecoming is coming up- and fast. This year's homecoming court includes a wide variety of seniors from an abundance of clubs and sports teams. There

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What is Pottermore?

Have you ever heard of Pottermore? It is the official fan website of the prestigious and famed Harry Potter series. One could call it the Wikipedia of

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First Tech Challenge (FTC)

FIRST is an international youth organization as well as a nonprofit organization that recognizes robotics and other STEM-related activities. FIRST TEC

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Finance Club: New!

A common way in which to collaborate and formulate ideas at Garnet Valley High School, a new club has recently been created... Finance Club! This club

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Get Up and Brace the Day

By: Julia Lennon It's tough. Getting up as a teenager early in the morning and being sent off to school immediately for hours and hours is something t

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18 Pieces of Advice

Are you a freshman and do not have any idea of what to do in this newfound, overwhelming high school experience? The seniors are here to help you! Her

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STUCO Royal Brunch

This past Saturday, Garnet Valley High School's amazing STUCO put together a wonderful fairytale experience for younger children called the Royal Brun

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HERE Zombie Run

It is very exciting to announce that the GVHS Club HERE, or Humanity in Ethnicity, Race, and Equality, is hosting a zombie run at Garnet Valley Middle

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