Stopping Hunger Now! The PECO Way

By:  Luke Gorman On Friday, February 5th, Greenwood FFA teamed up with the Perry Valley Grange and Meals of Hope to tackle hunger in their local communities. With fundraising help from the community and organizations, as well as a $6,000 donation from the Grange, the Greenwood FFA managed to raise $12,500 for 50,000 meals.  The…

The fourth year

     As many already know, 2016 will have 366 days of the year. However, do we really know why this happens every four years?      Leap year was created by the Roman dictator, Julius Caesar, in 46 B.C. The ancient Roman calendar was based on a total of 355 days in a year….

Hoss’s night 2016

By: Maggie Campbell On February 23, 2016, Greenwood FFA along with Big Spring, Newport, and West Perry FFA Chapters met at the Hoss’s restaurant in Enola for a meet up with the state officers. On this night, multiple Hoss’s restaurants were occupied with FFA members and a state officer. Greenwood FFA had the pleasure of…

PRICE of prom

By: Sam Loy Dresses, suites, limos, flowers, and after parties. High school Prom is extremely different than awkward middle school dances in a gym. But how much money is actually spent on Prom by teens? In a recent survey done by Visa, they looked at the amount of money, on average, spent by homes with…

Everything today is thoroughly modern

The cast of Greenwood’s musical production of “Thoroughly Modern Millie” are hard at work. With less than two weeks before the show the stress and excitement is really starting to set in. The cast has been working since January to perfect the dancing, singing, and acting. You would think 2 hour practices every night and…

58th Annual Grammy Awards peaks interest in the Founding Fathers

A week ago Monday night, the Staple Center was packed with hopeful nominees and stunning performances by some of the most talented artists of this generation. While most of the focus was on the California location, a completely different yet equally incredible show was beginning on the other side of the country. In the Richard Rodgers…

Top 9 most popular sports across the world

  All over the country sports are a popular trend for both young and old members of society. Some people have a favorite sport and others will claim that their sport is the best. However, I have found that there are some sports that are popular across the globe. Those sports are listed below. Rank…

Under 50

    Greenwood’s first ever Mini-THON is quickly approaching. With less than fifty days until the event, the committee is hard at work preparing an event to be enjoyed by all! These next two months hold lots of excitement and activities leading up to the big day, April 1, 2016. This week you should be receiving…

4-H forever green

The Penn State Ag Council is an industry advisory group to the Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences and advocates for the college’s research and Penn State Extension programs. One of these programs, 4-H, supports Pennsylvania’s agriculture and rural communities to help keep Pennsylvania beautiful and strong. 4-H, as well as the college’s other extension…

Greenwood FFA takes on ACES

By: Libby Baker-Mikesell   On February 13, 2016, thirty FFA members gathered in the Greenwood Ag Department to embark for the 18th annual Agricultural Cooperation Establishes Success (ACES) Conference. After leaving school and a lunch break at Hardee’s, Greenwood FFA members arrived at the Harrisburg/Hershey Sheraton, ready for a weekend of leadership and fun.  …