The rise of the Reds

By:  Luke Gorman One of my favorite books that I have read many readers might have never heard of. I saw it on the “recommended” section of my kindle, but the low popularity and my lack of knowledge about the author or the book kept me away. However, it kept appearing there, and after a bit I…

A day of love or a day of blood?

Valentine’s Day is said to be the holiday of love and passion, well it is nowadays, but what about before? Do we really know what the holiday meant years ago or how it came to be? The real history of Valentine’s Day is not comprised of roses, chocolates, and pretty cards with hearts everywhere. Instead,…

Say yes to the dress

By: Maggie C. (Pictures from Google Images)   Dress shopping season is upon us. Prom is only three months away, which means, ladies; you better start searching for your dress soon! Greenwood’s Prom will be held on April 30, 2016 at the State Museum. We will be able to walk through the exhibits and the…

Whose face is it anyway?

“Oh my gosh! Who is that?” That’s a lot of what I heard while quizzing people on whether or not they knew who’s faces were merged in this fun little experiment. I took pictures of students from around the school and also took pictures of celebrities and merged their faces together into one picture. So…

Snow Day

Snow days are oh so lovely getting to sleep in and all. But what happens once you wake up, and you are now bored out of your mind? If you are one of the more fortunate individuals you will be able to sleep the day away no problem. For those who are more restless than…

Inspiring quotes for 2016

As we get we start sinking our teeth into 2016, you may be seeking some extra inspiration or motivation to make it through to the spring. Below are 26 motivation quotes to help you push through. “The way get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” -Walt Disney “The pessimist sees difficulty in every…

Winter wonderland or storm of the century?

As a recent snowstorm headed towards Pennsylvania, snowfall projections in the mid-state ranged from three inches to over a foot of snow.   Moreover, blizzard conditions were forecast for the Washington DC area.  Terminology such as “significant”, major” and “historic” are often used to describe snow storms.  Occasionally one is dubbed a “storm of a century”. …

Determination pays off

By:  Michael Gothel (Picture from Google Images) Being the only student among many in Greenwood School District that is a competitive swimmer, I have found that I am responsible for motivating myself to keep striving for greatness. Many times I have found that it wasn’t easy due to having no others like myself that I…

Knocking out cancer

Students and community members joined the fight against pediatric cancer at Thursday’s home boys’ game against East Juniata. The Mini-THON committee sold this year’s Mini-THON shirts for $10 and bandannas for $2. SOS held a half court shot competition and donated all the proceeds to Mini-THON. With the help of all of you, we were able to raise…

The history of marriage

Marriage, by definition, is the legally or formally recognized union of a man and a woman (or, in some jurisdictions, two people of the same gender) as partners in a relationship. As Valentine’s Day approaches, many will celebrate the holiday with a loved one, possibly a spouse. Let’s take a look at the foundation and…