Category: Student Life

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”

Poetry Out Loud Competition

by Rylee Yerkes


The Poetry Out Loud competition was held December 12th in room 006 during Falcon Period. During this competition, students recited poems by memory and were judged by all of the teachers in the English department. The winner of this in-school competition will advance to the next level of competition: the state finals. The location has yet to be decided for the state finals, but it will be hosted on March 5. There, contestants will recite three poems with the rest of the champions from Pennsylvania. Finally, the winners of the state competitions will participate in the national semifinals on April 24 at the Lisner Auditorium in Washington D.C. This competition will be broadcasted live. Finally, on April 25, the national finals will occur. The semifinals and finals at the Lisner Auditorium are free to attend and open to the public.  Making it to the national finals is a huge accomplishment; the best competitors in all of America will attend. Continue reading “Poetry Out Loud Competition”

Love Advice: Teenage Marriage

Love advice makes its second year debut in the library. Everyone is free to submit questions or concerns that may arise in a relationship, and submitting said questions or concerns is easy! You can submit concerns either in the library, or via the online submission box below. All submissions are anonymous, and we respond to them as often as we get them!

This week’s question:

“Hi I’m 16 & my boyfriend and I are ready to get married but my parents are being mean and won’t let me. What should I do? Please help, thanks.”

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Best Water Fountain in Salisbury High School

By Nathan Rolls & Lindsey Diamond

In Salisbury High School, an important question stands, “Which water fountain should I use?” There never seems to be a direct, concrete answer of, “Use this water fountain.” To figure out the answer, we gathered different water samples from the six main water fountains (three upstairs, and three downstairs) and put them in a cup with a corresponding number to the location. The test subjects did not have any knowledge about which cup came from which water fountain.

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Fall Trends 2017

By: Morgan Strubeck

Fall trends are very in right now and are super cute. Trends are something that is a general direction in something that is developing or changing. Every season has a trend. It also doesn’t have to be the exact trend because you’re the one that is going to wear it. If you like some of the outfit but not all of it you can add something you like to go with it. The thing about trends is that you can change it up a bit but still look cute. With fall trends it’s about being yourself and styling the way you want to look.

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