Staying Motivated in the New Year

Every year on January 1st, resolutions are made by people trying to better themselves. However, not everybody really follows through with them. Although half the population bails on their resolution, the world continues to create these goals. They require serious motivation and time management to be scheduled into daily life. “Surprisingly, 75% of resolutions will …

Parents’ Present Stress

Each year, as the holiday season approaches, children grow increasingly ecstatic. They get to enjoy many presents and a recess from the havoc that school may wreak. However, while the holiday season can be a blessing to teenagers, it is a different story for parents. In essence, they have the responsibility of buying food, presents, …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Trump Shocks Nation By Winning 2016 Presidential Election

In a somewhat close presidential election on November 8, Donald Trump managed to win and surprise many Americans. In the 2016 election between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, Trump won with 290 electoral votes. Hillary Clinton was close with 232 electoral votes. “I was almost positive Hillary Clinton would win. Everyone I knew thought the …