BY LILLI FLEMING – Gender equality is a phrase that suggests all men and women were created equal. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a very successful woman who fought for what she believed in. One of the things she fought for was gender equality. The United States v. Virginia case was one of the many … More Ginsburg leaves a legacy to America
Congratulations to Gianna Boyer (7) for her winning entry “18 Broad Street.” This is the second year Boyer has won the contest! We are pleased to publish her work below. 18 Broad Street by Gianna Boyer The engine murmured in my ears, and the road was packed full of cars. I could see a sign about … More Crimson Arrow announces winner of annual Scary Story contest
BY GABI ISENBERG – All of IJHS knows the struggle to keep masks on all day. The fabric makes faces hot and breathing more difficult. On the other hand, face shields can fog up and make foreheads sweaty and uncomfortable. “I like face shields, but I feel like they don’t cover your mouth completely. There … More Is it better to mask or shield?
BY ETHAN COLEMAN – With outbreaks of COVID-19, or coronavirus, spreading around the country, Governor Wolf issued a series of proclamations. One of these was when he decreed that all “nonessential businesses” would be closed. This included hair salons. This means that kids couldn’t get their hair cut, at least not by a professional. Kids … More Quarantine led to home-styled hair
By ETHAN COLEMAN – As you may know, six main things that a person needs to survive are clean air, water, food/nutrients, warmth, shelter, and sleep. Here are some tips on three of these that may help if the coronavirus truly is THE END. Most of Pennsylvania, including our area of it, is very hilly … More Be fit to survive
By ABIGAIL DESALVO Chapter One It’s a Saturday afternoon and I am still in bed staring at the ceiling as if I don’t have to be out of the house in 10 minutes for my first interview. Hi, my name is Milagra. My parents moved here from Columbia to get away from the crime and … More Course of Truth
BY GABI ISENBERG – Right now, we all need a bit of happiness. Well, what could make anyone happier than a new pet? You would think that the stay-at-home order would prevent people from adopting furry bundles of joy, but that is not the case. In fact, pet adoptions have been surging beyond unimaginable levels. … More Furry friends keep hearts warm
By LIZZY VILLA – For the first few weeks of home quarantine, the grocery stores carried on as usual. A few weeks later Pennsylvania mandated shoppers wear masks, and stores limited the number shoppers and the direction they could walk in the store. The numbers vary from store to store. Many people who are in … More Grocery stores moved to protect shoppers
IJHS band, orchestra, and vocal students may have missed the chance to give their annual concert, but they did get a change to shine thanks to directors Mr. Zach Karcher and Dr. Jason Rummer.
BY DELIA SALSER – The class of 2024 is in 8th grade this year at the Indiana Area Junior High School, and are missing many of the normal 8th grade perks that come with the last year of junior high. There a couple of things that everyone is missing out on whether they’re in 6th, 7th, … More 8th Graders at a Disadvantage