School Happenings

Penn Manor Productions presents “Noises Off”

By Jalyn Clow Looking for something to do? Well Penn Manor’s fall play “Noises Off” is coming up this weekend and it’s a show you do not want to miss. Michael Frayn’s chaotic comedy “Noises Off” takes a look at a group of actors and actresses and how their egos, passionate affairs and memory loss turn their […]

Penn Manor puts on “Twelve Angry Jurors”

By Hannah Reen Nothing to do this weekend? How about coming to see Penn Manor’s fall play? Tonight, November 18, and tomorrow night, November 19, at 7:30 p.m., Penn Manor Theatre will be hosting the production of “Twelve Angry Jurors.” Tickets are available at the door and are $5 for students and $7 for adults. […]

Tatted teachers

By Rebekah Lueke For centuries people have been getting tattoos. Inked Magazine wrote in 2014, “About one in every five people in America has at least one tattoo.” But why do people mark their bodies with ink forever? For some people, it’s because they want to express themselves; for others, tattoos hold a strong sentiment […]


Overdrive provides more options for borrowing books

By Aly Whiteman Are you the type of person who loves to read new books, but in the end loses all of their library book, and gets a huge fine? With the Overdrive program, you can never lose the books, they automatically return and there’s no way you can get a fine. In winter 2014, […]

FFA students show animals at local fair

By Lily Gibson Penn Manor FFA students showed their cattle, pigs and goats  at the West Lampeter Fair from Sept. 28-30. Rebecca High, sophomore, showed her two pigs, Phoenix and Jett, on Wednesday, Sept. 28. The two pigs were in the Heavyweight division and both received a ribbon, one for second premium and one for […]

Band looks back on recent season

By Gabe Mitchell Penn Manor’s marching band recently closed up their music books and locked up their instruments for the winter. The fall season is now over, and members of the band are looking back and reviewing their hard work. Members like Matthew Baldwin, a freshman pit player, say they think the season went well. […]


Schriver’s 40 Point Game Leads Comets to Overtime Win Over Buckskins

By Jake Herr The initial blast of energy walking into Penn Manor’s game on Jan 15 was exhilarating. With everyone standing on both sides of the court cheering, the JV game was tied in overtime. Penn Manor’s JV team would go on to lose the game by a thrilling two points. Little did everyone know that […]

Boys Basketball Wins Home Opener Against Ephrata: Analysis

  By Jake Herr The sea of white slowly fills into the bleachers as Penn Manor’s boys basketball team prepares for their first home game of the 2015 season on Dec. 10 against the Ephrata Mounts. “White Out” was the theme of the game for Penn Manor’s student section. It was also Penn Manor’s annual […]

Consumerism Overshadows Christmas

By Maria Lopez December has arrived, and with it all the magic of the season. Christmas is known for been the holiday that brings happiness and joy between families and friends, but what type of happiness are we looking for this time of the year? Many people see Christmas as the perfect moment to buy […]


Bowling team prepares for upcoming season

By Lily Gibson Penn Manor High School’s bowling team is holding open gyms at Leisure Lanes in Lancaster every Tuesday and Thursday until Nov. 20 when the winter sport season officially starts. Students who come to the open gyms pay $5 each session to play three games, during which their skills will be assessed. Students […]

Comets baseball starts season strong

By Brian Markley The weather at Comet Field couldn’t have been more perfect for the Comets home opener against the Spring Grove Rockets on Thursday, March 24. The Comets opening day starting pitcher was junior Jeff Taylor, and rivaling him on the mound was Spring Grove pitcher Matt Brooks. After allowing a leadoff single, which […]

Comets Baseball Preview

By Brian Markley Players on the Penn Manor baseball team have spent all winter working hard, whether it was lifting weights at 6 a.m. or fine tuning their skills in a gym. But, now that spring has finally come, the Penn Manor baseball team is able to start their normal practices. With strong pitching and […]