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By: Anna DeGoede
Editor In Chief
Thanksgiving is right around the corner, but the “holiday” many people eagerly await falls the day after: Black Friday. Or should we call it Black Thursday, Friday, and Monday? After all, many stores begin their sales on Thanksgiving day, rather than waiting until Friday, and others have extended the festivities to include the Monday after, calling it ‘Cyber Monday’. Stores across the nation announce their sales with great fanfare, encouraging consumers to shop to their hearts’ content.
By: Patrick Boyer, Allison Evans, Keli Georges, and Tristan Mabee
It’s that time of year again! As our fall sports season reaches the end of its term, it’s time to discuss the stats. Our fall sports teams at EAHS have been hard at work, with some impressive results. As of October 15, here is how our teams are doing: Our football team currently is at 3-5 this season. Boys soccer is at 8-7-1, while girls soccer is at 9-7-1. Girls tennis stats are 4-9. The boys cross-country team is at 4-6, while the girls cross-country team has 8-2. Girls volleyball is at 12-2. Field hockey has had 7-11. Golf is 16-14. Congratulations to all the teams!
The Expression spoke with members of a few of the teams to hear their thoughts on the season, and what they expect for the future:
By: Sierra Miller
Mr. Scott Farmer graduated from Elizabethtown Area High School in 1992, and he has returned to teach classes such as Construction Technology and Technology and Society. Before teaching, he worked at Masonic Village in food service for 16 years. In 2005, he graduated Magna Cum Laude from Millersville University with a B.S. in Technology Education. He taught at Palmyra High School for 13 and a half years, and to EAHS this year in order to work closer to home, as he has two sons going to school in the district.
By: Laura Maxwell
The school recently hired a new gifted instructional coach, Ms. Jessica Henry, who came to EASD after teaching for 15 years at Columbia Borough School District. At Columbia, she taught many different social studies courses, including Modern World History, Modern U.S. History, and U.S. Government for grades 9-12. Now, she is in charge of gifted case loads for grades 10-12.
By: Maya Zimmerman
With schedules full of homework and extracurriculars, this year’s fall play offers a respite from the stress with its wit and storyline. This family-friendly show is a great production for everyone to see; the cheerful atmosphere the cast sets on stage is more than enough to leave a lasting grin on anyone’s face.
By: Emma Creason
October is in full force, and Halloween is in the air at Elizabethtown Area High School. Orchestra students have been diligently preparing for their annual Halloween Pops Concert, where they will dress in costumes to deliver a set of delightfully eerie tunes. The concert theme is The Phantom of the Orchestra - a Halloween mashup of haunting classics!
By: Zoey Noble and Rebeka Lashley
On September 25 of this year, Nintendo released the highly anticipated mobile game “Mario Kart Tour” to every mobile game store. This version features real-time online players, familiar power ups recognizable from older editions on the Wii and the Switch, and some new methods of currency. Since its release, the game has skyrocketed in popularity, dominating discussion amongst video game consumers.
By: Jared Alvarez, Adam Evans,
and Alex Scheetz
This year, Expression staff were again offered the opportunity to attend Field of Screams’ Press Experience free of charge. Below is our unbiased review.