News

History teacher ends run for state representative

By Cassie Kreider Cynthia Lonergan, a history teacher at Penn Manor High School, ran for State Representative of the 41st district, but as of February 18, she is no longer in the race. Lonergan withdrew from the race during a meeting of Lancaster County Republicans intended to select a candidate to receive the party’s endorsement. […]

School board to vote on proposed redistricting

By Abbey Bailey Next year, Hambright Elementary, Eshleman Elementary, Martic Elementary, Pequea Elementary and both middle schools could experience a shift in class sizes in the 2014-15 school year due to the redistricting and expansion of Hambright Elementary School. The school board is scheduled to vote on the proposed layout tonight. A total of about […]

The Bush’s plowed land where the new dorms and parking lot will be constructed. (Photo by Harrison Wallace)

Changes to “The Bush” at Millersville causes controversy

By Harrison Wallace The Bush, a wooded plot between Creek Drive and Centennial Drive or between Pucillo gym and Millersville’s new student parking lot, has been used to help students learn, getting job experience in the field and, now,  a living area. Now, the future of this plot of land is the subject of some […]

Student Life

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Pros and cons of being a little brother

By Matt Tulli You may have read the title of this article and assumed that there are far more positives than negatives in being the little brother. If not, you’re probably the younger sibling. Well, for the older siblings or people who thought that way, I’m here to shoot that assumption down. Being a younger […]

Addressing rumors about new driving rules

By Olivia Hertzler The most exciting thing for many teenagers turning 16 soon is finally being able to start driving.  If you’re like many Penn Manor students, you might have heard that if your birthday is after December 31, 1997, then you have to have your learner’s permit for a year. Fortunately for those about […]

The Creative Writing Club is one of the main influences on the  creative writing community at Penn Manor, providing students with a space to share ideas and improve their writing. Here, students in the Creative Writing Club work on a new prompt during the meeting on November 26. (Photo by Steven A. Monserrate)

Creative writers make difference at Penn Manor

By Steven A. Monserrate Many Penn Manor students are involved in a growing community, which organizes the writers of the school together to improve their writing. These students participate in the Creative Writing Club, take a class or write in their free time. They are having an impact at Penn Manor by supporting freedom of expression […]

School Happenings

Mickayla Baldwin wears the Aevidum shirt.

ITS and Aevidum join forces to bring Penn Manor The Locker Next 2 Mine

By Cassie Kreider Two clubs, Aevidum and ITS, are joining forces to put on a play on a touchy subject. The play, “The Locker Next 2 Mine,” follows the story of Alisa, who has recently moved to a new school and received a locker next to the shrine dedicated to Beth Turner. Beth died in […]

Snow days cause uncertainty about graduation, last day of school

By Cassie Kreider So far this school year, there have been 10 snow days, which has a lot of students wondering when their last day of school will be. Or, for the seniors, when they’ll graduate. “We will do everything we can to keep school from going beyond the second week of June.” said Dr. […]

FCCLA is selling candy cane Candy Grams, which come in peppermint or fruity flavors. The cost is one for $ .50 or three for $1.

FCCLA sells Candy Grams

By Bart Huber The Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) at Penn Manor High School are selling Candy Grams to get in the holiday spirit. The Candy Grams are on sale from December 16-20, and they will be delivered on December 20 to the first block of the student. You can buy one […]

Sports

Comet boys basketball wraps up season, looks ahead

By Matt Tulli The 2013-2014 boys basketball season came to a conclusion on February  6 with a 54-19 loss against Lancaster Lebanon League Champion Cedar Crest. “There were some good points of the season, like beating Lebanon, but there were also some bad points, like last night [Cedar Crest game],” said senior guard and captain […]

Comet football could play here at Croke Park in Dublin, Ireland in August 2014.

Comet football granted opportunity to play in Ireland

By Matt Tulli Penn Manor will possibly be scheduled against Cedar Cliff next year, but the location of the game is not exactly where you would expect. The Global Ireland Football Tournament (GIFT) has chosen 12 schools across the country to play a game overseas at Croke Park Stadium in Dublin, Ireland, and Penn Manor […]

Senior Greta Lindsley crossed the Lancaster-Lebanon League finish line first all four years of her high school cross country career. (Photo provided by Greta Lindsley)

Runner Greta Lindsley reflects on final cross country season

By Alexis Cunningham Greta Lindsley chuckles when she reflects on her best memory of cross country here at Penn Manor. It was when she won Leagues as a freshman. This was the beginning of her undefeated varsity cross country career. Lindsley stated that runners, coaches and fans underestimated her because she was little and inexperienced. […]