Category: News

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year at Salisbury

By Rylee Yerkes

Salisbury High School has been expecting their yearly visit from a tiny festive elf: The Elf on the Shelf. He began hiding around the school on Monday, 12/18. Students and staff received the following email signed by their annual guest on Tuesday, 12/13. Each year, Mr. Anderson sends well-crafted riddles to students in order to give hints as to where the Elf is going to be hiding. To anticipate the arrival of the Elf, one of the riddles reads: Continue reading “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year at Salisbury”

  Prince Harry is Engaged to an American

By Abigail Christman

 

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been dating for at least 15 months. Meghan is an American actor, raised in Los Angeles, California. Harry and Meghan got engaged on November 27th, 2017. Markle’s ring includes a diamond from Botswana, for the yellow color, and smaller diamonds that belonged to Harry’s mother, Princess Diana of Wales. Prince Harry included his mother’s diamonds because he wants her to be included on this “crazy journey.” Jewelers in the UK said they will not be making replicas of the ring. The jeweler also said this is one of the “biggest, hardest secrets” they have had to keep.

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The 2017 Salisbury Turkey Launch

By Jack Kubinec

 

The tradition that has been making Salisbury great since 1995 had returned, and sadly no records were broken. Three groups competed, with the furthest distance being around 34 yards and the other two being only around five yards. The three machines built to launch these turkeys were diverse, one being a trebuchet, a slingshot, and a catapult. The record of about 90 yards was set not too long ago, but the same type of machine brought success to the furthest launch this year.

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The Thanksgiving Lunch

By Lindsey Diamond

The Best Buddies room Salisbury High School refers as, or the MDS room (Multiple Disabilities) is learning a unit this November about tradition, so they wanted to prepare a Thanksgiving lunch. Their unit covers communities and civilizations such as learning how people had different cultures throughout history, which evolved into traditions. This month, they decided to coordinate a field trip with their unit, and they visited the Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum. Another idea for November they thought up was to learn about the first Thanksgiving. From there, Mrs. Seng thought to have a Thanksgiving meal with the Giant gift card they won for the display case outside.

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Don’t Ruin Thanksgiving!

By Brett Minnick

Thanksgiving is a joyous time of year where the crisp air and bountiful amounts of food bring together friends and family.  For many of us, it can be a nightmare.  We all love our friends and family but the idea of finding discussion topics with people we barely ever see, except for holiday occasions, can be dangerous.  Quickly, an argument can break out ruining the evening for all.  Politics are the primary threat where even mentioning the names Trump Clinton or Obama will result in catastrophic consequences.  The simple fix is don’t talk about politics but if you feel a need to or want to participate in a conversation, choose some neutral politicians and countries that will make you sound well informed.  

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