Chess Club Fights Hard in First Competition

Christina McFadden, Managing Editor Perkiomen Valley’s chess club has been running for nearly 15 years by advisor, Mr. Rudolph, a chemistry teacher and chess enthusiast. Over the years, the club has gained more attention as well as more participants; however, many people do not realize how spirited and passionate these players are about chess. On …

Marching Their Way to MetLife Stadium

Matt DiSanto, Staff Writer Although the weather is only getting colder, the Perkiomen Valley marching band season is just heating up. The Marching Vikings are proud to present their 2017 program “Emerald City”, a more challenging and theatrical field show than the band has ever performed. The show features the music of Harold Arlen’s “Somewhere …

United Airlines Drags Man Off Plane

On Sunday, April 9th a man was dragged off the United Airlines because the plane was overbooked. Many airlines will sell more tickets then the plane can handle, thinking there will be cancellations. If the plane is still overbooked, the airline will offer rewards to those who reschedule their flight. The United Airlines had more …

New Netflix Show has Everyone Talking

On March 31st, 2017, a brand new Netflix show known as 13 Reasons Why was released, which triggered an online debate from many viewers. Based on the 2007 young adult novel by Jay Asher, 13 Reasons Why is about a teenage girl named Hannah Baker (Katherine Langford) who commits suicide, and leaves behind thirteen tapes explaining why. A friend …

Envirothon Club is Preparing for the Envirothon Competition

Interested in learning about the environment? Join the Envirothon Club. With nine current members, the Envirothon Club needs dedicated and environment-loving students to join them and study their hearts out on a variety of topics, all leading up to the district competition. Winners of districts will move on to the state level competition in teams …

Winter Showcase: The Arts of PV

Junior Irina Koleva, with the help of COMMotion and many of her friends, recently organized a winter showcase along with an art display for her senior project, amazing all who attended this fun event. With around 60 people showing up to support this event, the winter showcase was a certain success. The show was put …

Taking Precaution On New Year’s Eve

On New Year’s Eve most people tend to focus more on the various celebrations and events associated with the holiday than safety, so drunk driving doesn’t receive enough attention around this time. According to the St.Louis Post Dispatch, New Year’s Eve brings about 71% more car crashes where alcohol is involved when compared to the …