A slice of summer

When Greenwood students were surveyed about their plans for this summer, many of talked about the same types of things. These students suggested that instead of school work, their summer this year would be packed with just work, whether it’s working at a pool as a lifeguard or on a farm as a farmhand. Other…

Bailando, bailando, y más bailando

On Wednesday, April 27, 2016, the students of Spanish III and Spanish IV went of their annual Spanish trip. This year, the Spanish trip included dancing lessons of the Merengue, the Rumba, and the Salsa at the Arthur Murray Dance Studio in Lemoyne. There, students learned how to dance with a partner. Although there was…

A day for the Earth

On April 22nd of every year, Earth day is celebrated. The idea for Earth day was created back in 1969 when Gaylord Nelson, a U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, witnessed the 1969 massive oil spill in Santa Barbara, California. He was inspired by the student anti-war movement at the time and he realized that if he…

The best teacher

Greenwood students were asked “what’s one thing teachers could do during class to make it more interesting and fun while learning something new?” They suggested different methods teachers could use in order to create a more interesting and fun learning experience. Ten percent of students believed that things such as more hands on activities would create…

Occupation sensation

Career day was held March 17, 2016 this year. There were many occupation options that were presented before us this year for career day. Some of the annual occupations for the career day consists of veterinarian, social worker, and state police officer. The career day allows Greenwood students to get a sneak peek at what…

Careers for everyone

Everyone knows about the career day Greenwood hosts once a year, most likely because all the students get out of periods one and two, rather than because of the careers that are presented that day. There are many careers that will be presented this year for career day. Some of the annual occupations for 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….

Gifts, gifts, and more gifts

Valentine’s Day is a day of love, romance, and passion, but sometimes we just don’t know what to get others for Valentine’s Day. Gifts can be an essential part of the Valentine’s Day tradition. What do people really want for Valentine’s Day, though? Many people will say that you should treat every day like Valentine’s…

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,…

Dare to dream

      Sleep is essential to the human body. Sleep is food for the brain. During sleep, important body functions and brain activity occur. Skipping sleep can be harmful — even deadly, particularly if you are behind the wheel. You can look bad, you may feel moody, and you perform poorly. Sleepiness can make…

Will it snow, will it snow, will it snow?

When you think of the winter season or of the Christmas holiday, most people would automatically think of white, ever-falling snow outside their homes creating a “white paradise.” However, this year, there may not be snow at all to have on our Christmas mornings or any to build snowmen or snow angels with. The weather…

Mistletoe, memories, and movies

Watching Christmas Movies, opening presents, eating a Christmas dinner, and leaving cookies out for Santa Claus are all common Christmas traditions. Christmas just isn’t complete without Christmas movies. However, what if you don’t know what Christmas movies you would like to watch this year or you just can’t decide which movies are the best to…