Month: September 2017

NFL Week 4

NFL Week 4 starts Thursday with a rivalry matchup between the Bear and the Packers.  A great way to start the week and an intriguing matchup with the Bears coming off a strong win against the Steelers in week 3.  Other interesting matchups are the Lions at the Vikings, Giants at Buccaneers, and the Raiders vs the Broncos.  These early divisional games are important to come out on top of for teams and are important for the long term success of potential playoff teams like the Raiders.  

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Alumni Wall of Honor

By Josie Du Bois

 

Within the past year, Salisbury introduced the idea of dedicating a wall to honor students who previously attended school in Salisbury Township. The wall was created in order to appreciate graduated students who have succeeded tremendously since they graduated from the district. Each chosen student will be displayed on a plaque in the Salisbury Township School District Administration Building. Five excellent nominees will be selected for the 2017-2018 school year. Nominations for the Wall of Honor were due September 1st. The following students were selected to be displayed in the 2016-2017 school year.

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IT: An amazing interpretation of Stephen King’s novel

By Rylee Yerkes

Red balloons tied to sewer grates, weird clown sightings, and creepy circus music. All of this hysteria has lead up to the release of “IT”, a movie adaptation of Stephen King’s bone-chilling novel It. The release of “IT” was so highly anticipated; opening night brought in an incredible $13.5 million. In this film, we follow a group of seven kids called the “losers club,” who battle against a deranged clown named Pennywise. Pennywise is hundreds of years old, first arriving on Earth in the place that would eventually become the town of Derry, Maine. Hiding away in the sewers, the creature awakens every 27 years, usually following some sort of tragic event.

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Zodiac Signs (September 16th to September 23rd)

By Josie Du Bois

Aries (Mar 21-Apr 19) – Be poised about your plans, Aries. When enticing others onto your side today, do not settle. Be powerful about what you surmise and what you want to do, and others will too. Do not compromise when trying to bring people in on your plans. Make sure you’re demonstrating confidence and your certainty of success.  You will not stand alone.

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A Few Hidden Messages in Taylor Swift’s New “Look What You Made Me Do” Video

By Jack Kubinec

 

A few weeks ago Taylor Swift released her debut single Look What You Made Me Do from her upcoming album Reputation. The song and its video broke numerous records within the first week of it’s release, including the video being the most viewed music video on youtube in 24 hours with a total of 43.2 million views. Look What You Made Me Do shot to number one on the Billboard Hot 100 (which she is the first  within its second week of release).

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New Laptops

By Rylee Yerkes

 

Salisbury Township School District has distributed the latest version of the MacBook to their students. The newest MacBook Air, released in June of 2017, has a cost of $900. Apple does give the option to buy the laptops at a cheaper price if they are designated for educational purposes, and this reduced the price to $849. To protect these costly laptops, the school has issued an STM Goods brand laptop case (the “DUX”) that is also expensive, a whopping $59.95 per case! All of the money spent has surely been put to good use; the laptops are used daily and make finishing classwork a breeze.

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NFL Week 3

By Brett Minnick

With the beginning of the school year and the transition from summer to fall, the most watched sport in America starts up too. The NFL is well underway, to the point where surprise starts and scores are already piling up. The Kansas City Chiefs are one of the most intriguing teams so far knocking off defending champs in the season opener and then soundly defeating the Eagles. Alex Smith has looked like a better player so far, and Kareem Hunt has been the best runningback in the league through two games.  

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