By Brett Minnick

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the official policies or positions of the Salisbury Township School District.

With every year’s homecoming pep rally brings out the ever renowned Falcon Cup.  A small silver cup, it is presented to the class that wins in the spirit competition held throughout the year.  Much of the point totals come from events like the Man Dance, Pie Eating, Spirit Judging and Gym Decorating at the Pep Rally.  Other events include the food drive and annual powder puff game. At the end of the year the totals are added up and the Falcon Cup winner is announced at next year’s homecoming pep rally.  The Class of 2019 won last year’s competition, but it doesn’t mean a whole lot. The cup is wheeled out for the rally, then put away and not seen again until next year. Given the idea itself is just a little novelty, it could mean so much more for a small school to participate in spirit activities.  If there was any reward, or reason to try to win the falcon cup, its purpose would be clear for students.

By Haroula Barbounis

The Model UN training session took place on Monday, October 15th, 2018. Students in Model UN were able to miss their classes for the day, given that their meeting was at Wyomissing Area High School. And before we jump into the trip, what is Model UN? Kaitlyn Macauley, a member of Model UN, had plenty to say on the subject. “It is like a form of debate. But you do debate as a team and it’s less formal. And you represent a country. For example, all the countries debate on an issue on, say, human trafficking, and each country develops its own opinion on it and they voice that opinion to the other countries. Then, at the end they all come to some sort of agreement.”