Recent renovations to the Instructional Media Center (IMC) at the Elizabethtown Area High School allowed it to transition from a traditional library to a more flexible learning environment, used by teachers as an out-of-classroom workspace and by students as a comfortable and secluded place to study.
By: Zoey Noble
It’s that time of the year: resolutions abound, with many focusing on health and fitness. According to the Washington Post, Gold’s Gym’s traffic jumps 40 percent between December and January. But for many, these resolutions fall to the wayside long before the year ends. The Nielsen analytic firm reports that only 46% of those who made a New Year’s resolution to lose weight continue to work toward their goal after six months.
By: Adam Evans
Tired of hearing “I don’t know” when you ask your family members what they’d like for Christmas? Take the guessing out of the giving and use this guide to buy the perfect present this year.
I had the pleasure of visiting Fuego Latino, a new restaurant that recently opened at 28 S. Market St. in Elizabethtown.
By: Anna DeGoede and Ashley Driesbach
Junior Editor-In-Chief and Staff Writer
On November 16, “Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald” premiered on screens across the United States as the second installment of the Fantastic Beasts series. The film follows Newt Scamander and his friends in their attempt to prevent Grindelwald, a dark wizard, from killing Credence, a misunderstood young man. The movie features characters from the first Fantastic Beasts movie, as well as familiar faces from the Harry Potter franchise.
While Elizabethtown is a small community, Elizabethtown Area High School is home to international students from numerous countries. These students are exchange students or immigrants, representing Mexico, Egypt, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Honduras, Burma, Thailand, Spain, Germany, and Sweden, along with several others. Many of them are furthering their English education and taking advantage of opportunities here at Elizabethtown.
Government classes at Elizabethtown Area High School ran a mock election the week of Oct. 29 through Nov. 2. Students elected Lou Barletta, Jess King, Tom Wolf, and John Fetterman. Monday through Thursday, students debated as the candidates, and Friday, the government classes ran a get-out-the-vote effort and elections.
The Elizabethtown Area High School Marching Band performs their show at every EAHS football game (on Friday nights). The Elizabethtown band is featured before home games and at half-time at away games. The band consists of 140 high school students and is directed by Mr. Steven Barraclough. This year’s show is called Fantasy, and includes music from Game of Thrones, How to Train Your Dragon, Wicked, and E.T. -The Extra Terrestrial.
By: Tristan Mabee
Moviemaking is all economics. Unfortunately good economics often leads to mediocre film. It is naive to not believe that the largest profits are now found in the release of sequels, reboots, or movies tied together in the same shared universe. While relatively unique films like Titanic and Avatar both sit at the highest grossing films of all time, the next ten movies on that same list are either part of a shared universe or are a direct sequel to a previous film.
By: Zoey Noble
“Is there a man in the world who suffers as I do from the gross inadequacies of the human race?” - Sheridan Whiteside.