Category Archives: Local News

Let’s Get Spiritual: Crystals!

By Brooke Lovelace In today’s world, sometimes you need a little extra mojo in order to make it through the day. Spirits have been running low and bad days seem to be piling up in 2021, but is there a potential solution? Let’s talk about crystals! Getting right into the basics, crystals are symbolic tokens

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A Candid Interview with Nathan Chen

Conducted by Justin Kang and Ryan Nagengast In a time of schooling, summer programs, and extracurricular activities being postponed, Garnet Valley senior Nathan Chen has made the most of his resources. Highly accomplished in computer science for his age, Nathan spends hours a day honing his skills through competitions and other methods. Luckily for him,

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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 school in March last year, no aspect of life has been the same. School has been virtual, asynchronous, synchronous, hybrid, you name it the form of schooling has change in a lot

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Should College Board Have Shortened AP Exams?

By Nimisha Mikkineni The 2020-2021 school year has been challenging for students, teachers, and administrators alike. As a result of the COVID-19 induced pandemic, most schools have been forced to go online. With that, the prominent question is: Have students been learning as well online? Many students have been struggling with online learning, due to

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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 something difficult to grasp. As of writing this, it’s been almost 11 months since this began, which feels crazy. I’m sure out of the quarantine boredom, most students have dipped

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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 $10,000 in 3 days. All funds will be used to help supply blankets, food, water, and other necessary resources to homeless communities in Philadelphia. Fundraising ends Thursday, February 4th, at 11:59 pm.

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PSATs: The Pandemic Edition

By Justin Kang As students around the world geared up to take the renowned standardized test known as the PSAT back in October, Garnet Valley had pushed the testing date to January 26th, 2021. All benefits the same as the exam administered in October, students were sent a form to sign up for the optional

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Garnet Valley eSports Takes 4th Place At PlayVS Nationals

By Benjamin Nguyen On January 15th, three members of the Fortnite team—Eric Feng, Utkarsh Ambati, and Sahil Saleem—competed at the final arena of their season. Fortnite, a popular battle royale with a seemingly infinite amount of ways to outgun and outbuild your opponents, had attracted a similar volume of competition to compete in the PlayVS

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GVHS Annual Blood Drive to be Held at Concordville Inn

Message from Kaitlyn Henning: February is quickly approaching, which means that the Student Council will be having our annual GVHS Blood Drive on February 17th (2-7 PM) at The Concordville Inn! My name is Kaitlyn Henning and I have been working with Maya Langin and Julianna Keller along with the GVHS Student Council to organize

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