Allegations hit close to home

Greenwood has its share of substitute teachers. Some are liked more than others. One particular substitute that some students were fond of was Mr. Michael Rankin, or “Coach” as some called him.  On Thursday, April 23, Rankin, a substitute teacher at Greenwood School District and surrounding districts, was arraigned in two counties, Juniata and Perry, for allegations of…

Poll results: class and club offerings

Poll results are in for what classes and clubs Greenwood students would like to have offered.  Though psychology was most requested, Greenwood offers the course online.  Intramural sports were most requested followed by a tie for outdoor activities, such as a hunting club and a foreign language club that offered German.

Public Speaking Regional CDEs

April 28 was the day of the Regional Competition for public speaking CDEs. Greenwood had 10 students compete in 6 different competitions. Hayden Eubanks placed first in Extemporaneous Speaking, Luke Gorman placed seventh in Conservation Speaking, Brooke Rumberger placed fifth in Junior Prepared Public Speaking, Libby Baker-Mikesell placed third in Senior Prepared Public Speaking, and Maggie Campbell placed…

Who’s Your Favorite Disney Princess?

At lunch students were asked who their favorite Disney Princess is and the results are in: Rapunzel- 9 Cinderella- 8 Elsa- 7 Snow White- 4 Ariel- 3 Belle- 3 Mulan- 2 Rapunzel and her magical glowing/healing hair came in first with the classic Cinderella close behind. There were other princesses with only one vote like …

Senior Class Trip . . . ?

There is always debates about where seniors should and should’t be aloud to go for their senior class trip. I was curious to see what the rest of Greenwood thought about senior class trips. Should high school seniors be allowed to go out of the state for their senior trip? Should overnight trips be allowed?…

What’s Your Favorite Music Genre?

We had a poll out for the students asking them what their favorite music genre was. The options were country, alternative, rock, metal, punk, pop, and rap. Country-8 Alternative-1 Rock-3 Metal-2 Punk-1 Pop-2 Rap-5

Fearless Records

Fearless Records has announced that they will be releasing numerous records in 2015. They have released a few clips showing albums, titles, and date releases. The bands that will be coming out with a new album are: -Blessthefall -Pierce The Veil -Real Friends -As It Is -Chunk! No, Captain Chunk! -August Burns Red -Mayday Parade…

Donating Blood!

Monday March fourth, Greenwood High school will be giving students the opportunity to donate blood, as long as you are 16 or over.  Central Pa Blood Bank will be here with a few workers to take your blood, and afterwards you can get a snack and a free t-shirt. So get ready to do some…

National Commitment Day 2015

One of the most important and perhaps exciting part of someone’s senior year is picking a college to attend in the fall after graduation. It is a tough task, and may take a while. Colleges typically open up applications in the summer and accept them potentially through March. Once one has applied, then they must…

Rioting in Baltimore

It seems that every time someone turns around, someone is being killed by the police. Unfortunately, as of late, all the instances have been African Americans being killed. The most recent was Freddie Gray of Baltimore, MD, who was in police custody when his spinal cord got severed and he died. Following the incident, peaceful…