Contests and Polls!

IJHS Students rate the “Best of”

By Lily Manzi

May 4, 2022

What is your favorite pizza place? What’s the best coffee? Favorite Color? Favorite subject? Many students in Indiana Area Junior High School took a survey with these questions and many others. The survey was open for one week and got a total of 156 responses. Though we appreciate all the responses, not all will be included if you wrote in your response. 

For favorite pizza place the winner is Domino’s with 31 votes. The other votes are;

  • Papa John’s – 44 votes
  • Romeo’s – 12 votes
  • Pizza Hut – 11 votes
  • Bob’s – 10 votes 
  • Subs and Suds – 9 votes 
  • Italian Village – 8 votes 
  • Tom’s Pizza & Restaurant – 9 votes 
  • Josephine’s – 5 votes
  • Luigi’s – 3 votes 
  • H.B. Culpeppers – 2 votes 
  • Venice – 1 vote 

For best coffee the winner is Starbucks with 76 votes. The other votes are;

  • Dunkin – 27 votes
  • Caffè Amadeus Roast & Brew – 5 votes 
  • Mcdonald’s – 5 votes
  • Commonplace Coffee – 4 votes 
  • Crouse’s Cafe – 3 votes
  • Artist Hand Gallery and Espresso Bar – 1 vote
  • Perkins Restaurant and Bakery – 1 vote
  • Lemoona House Restaurant – 1 vote 
  • Don’t drink coffee or from somewhere else – 20 votes 

For favorite color the winner is Blue with 37 votes. The other votes are; 

  • Red – 20 votes
  • Black – 17 votes
  • Green – 15 votes
  • Purple – 12 votes 
  • Pink – 11 votes 
  • Orange – 8 votes 
  • Yellow – 8 votes
  • White – 2 votes
  • Indigo – 1 vote 
  • Brown – 1 vote
  • Periwinkle – 1 vote
  • Light Gray – 1 vote
  • Chrome – 1 vote
  • Pastel Blue – 1 vote
  • Cyan – 1 vote

For Favorite Subject the winner is Math with 26 votes. The other votes are;

  • English – 24 votes
  • Gym – 21 votes
  • History – 19 votes
  • Win/Flex – 19 votes
  • Art – 12 votes
  • Fam & Con Science – 9 votes
  • Science – 7 votes
  • Literature – 7 votes
  • Tech Ed – 3 votes
  • Music – 2 votes

For favorite shoe brand the winner was Nike with 55 votes. The other votes are;

  • Converse – 25 votes
  • Adidas – 16 votes
  • Vans – 11 votes
  • Under Armor – 9 votes
  • Crocs – 7 votes
  • Birkenstocks – 4 votes
  • Hey Dudes – 4 votes
  • New Balance – 3 votes
  • Fila – 2 votes
  • Puma – 2 votes
  • Jordans – 2 votes
  • Lazy JoJo – 1 vote

For favorite sport the winner is Swimming with 15 votes. The other votes are; 

  • Baseball – 13 votes
  • Softball – 12 votes
  • Football – 12 votes
  • Basketball – 12 votes
  • Cheer/Dance – 12 votes
  • Hockey – 9 votes
  • Track – 6 votes
  • Gymnastics – 5 votes
  • Figure Skating – 4 votes
  • Lacrosse – 4 votes
  • Soccer – 4 votes
  • Volleyball – 4 votes 
  • Cross Country – 2 votes
  • Golf – 2 votes

For favorite breakfast food the winner is Pancakes with 22 votes. The other votes are; 

  • Smoothies – 21 votes
  • Waffles – 18 votes
  • French Toast – 16 votes
  • Muffin – 13 votes
  • Bagel – 10 votes 
  • Pizza – 10 votes
  • Cereal – 9 votes 
  • Eggs – 7 votes
  • Shakes – 5 votes
  • Toast – 4 votes
  • Leftovers – 2 votes

Are people nervous for the PSSA’s

  • Sorta – 65 votes
  • No – 50 votes
  • Yes – 35 votes

For favorite place to hang out the winner is friends house with 40 votes. The other votes are;

  • Ice Skating – 26 votes
  • Mall – 12 votes
  • Sporting events – 11 votes 
  • Movies – 10 votes
  • Meadows – 10 votes
  • Mack park & pool – 6 votes
  • Bowling – 3 votes
  • Restaurants – 3 votes
  • My house – 3 votes 

For the favorite state the winner is Pennsylvania with 21 votes. The other votes are; 

  • Florida – 17 votes
  • California – 15 votes 
  • New York – 12 votes
  • Hawaii – 9 votes
  • North Carolina – 9 votes
  • Alabama – 7 votes
  • Tennessee- 7 votes
  • Texas – 7 votes
  • New Mexico – 6 votes
  • Maryland – 5 votes
  • Ohio – 4 votes
  • Alaska – 3 votes
  • New Jersey- 3 votes 
  • South Carolina – 3 votes
  • Arizona – 2 votes
  • Colorado – 2 votes
  • Georgia – 2 votes
  • Indiana – 2 votes
  • Michigan – 2 votes
  • Utah –  2 votes 
  • Virginia – 2 votes
  • Washington – 2 votes
  • West Virginia – 2 votes 
  • Kentucky – 1 vote
  • Maine – 1 vote
  • Massachusetts – 1 vote
  • Montana  – 1 vote
  • Nebraska – 1 vote
  • Nevada – 1 vote
  • New Hampshire – 1 vote
  • Oregon – 1 vote
  • South Dakota – 1 vote
  • Wisconsin – 1 vote

Spring Photo Contest

By Stella Empfield

To get out of the cold winter, let’s look for signs of spring. Take photos of different signs of spring to make everyone excited for the warmer weather. All of the participants will be entered into a raffle for a chance to win a gift card. All of the entries should be submitted by April 22, 2022. Email all of your spring photos to clockard@iasd.cc with your name and grade.  There will be prizes for the TOP 3 ENTRIES!

Winter Photo Contest

Congratulations to Sydney Adamsky for winning the Crimson Arrow winter photo contest! Sydney will take home a $10 gift card to Starbucks so that she can warm up on the next winter day!