Easy, Breezy, Beautiful: Coverboy

After nearly 60 years of having girls as the face of their brand, James Charles, a 17-year old high school male senior from New York, joins the lineup of Covergirl’s models. It all began when he did makeup for the first time on a friend for a school dance, resulting in a surprisingly stunning outcome …

The 2016 Hour of Code

This December 6th, Perkiomen Valley hosted the Hour of Code, bringing knowledge to many children and with families who wanted to support this memorable event. Hosted by Mr. Pennebacker, who advises the computer club, the 2016 Hour of Code brought in people of all ages and taught them how to program in some simple and …

Secular Christmas

Today, the number of Americans celebrating Christmas now exceeds 90%. At the same time, however, the number of self described atheists has drastically risen. So is Christmas becoming more of a cultural holiday than it is a religious one? According to a poll by the Pew Research Center, 70.6% of Americans identify as Christian and …

PVHS Clubs Team-up to Give Back

The stores are packed with shoppers, the same 20 songs are stuck on repeat virtually everywhere for the entire month, and the overall mood seems to be different. That’s right, it’s the holiday season. Some love it, others can’t wait until it’s over and they don’t need to worry about hearing a single lyric of …

Real Or Fake: The Holiday Dilemma

Every year during the holiday season, the same question comes about, should people be buying synthetic Christmas trees or sticking with the traditionally chosen real trees? Sixty percent of Americans, in a poll conducted by ABC news and The Washington Post, said that they set up fake Christmas trees as opposed to real trees every …

Vegan Feasting for a Healthy Holiday

Even though the usual ham dinner with a bountiful sides is a very beautiful sight for Christmas dinner, sometimes a little perspective is good for the soul. It is time to break the stereotypes, and let your heart splurge on this Christmas feast. Whenever this topic comes up, arguments begin to break out. Hearts stall …

Daily News Reporter Explains Life As A Journalist

The sounds of a car engine coming to a halt echoed throughout a modest West Philadelphia neighborhood as Stephanie Farr arrived at the home of two young children’s grandmother. The two children recently witnessed their mother being fatally shot in the parking lot of a fast food restaurant by her ex-boyfriend (the children’s father), and …

Spring-Ford Dresses to the Occasion for Superhero Day

It is spirit week at Spring-Ford Senior High School, and students there have wholly committed to the part in a way that only a Yam could.  Multiple Spring-Ford cheerleaders thought that the only way they could represent their school was to imitate another.  On Tuesday the 18th, these cheerleaders dressed up as Perkiomen Valley cheerleaders holding …