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Time Marches On

By: Ruthie Saylor Mr. Alexander Swakhamer is Tussey Mountain’s new Band Director after Mrs. Bonnie Jenkins’ retirement at the end of the 2022 school year. He started this year at the beginning of the term and has been advising bands like Sr. High Concert Band, Jr. High Concert […]

Dance the Night Away

By: Tyler Lambing Every year Tussey Mountain holds a fundraiser dance called Homecoming. This year on October15, 2022, from 7-10 P.M., the sophomore class held Homecoming. Senior Kaitlyn Lashinsky says,“Homecoming is a yearly dance, for the senior high, where we all get to dress up and go dance […]

A Change in PRIDE

by Tyler Lambing This year there have been many changes to the PRIDE program to promote positive behavior among the Tussey Mountain student body.  The PRIDE team constantly strives to improve and change the program to help students. This year they gave the program a complete revamp, getting […]

Who Done It?

By: Ruthie Saylor Forensics class is a relatively new class offered at Tussey Mountain. The class originated two years ago and was started with Brittany Buterbaugh and Sarah Elder. They both expressed interest in forensic science and decided to start the class. Now the class is run solely […]

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Why Do Our Chromebooks Shut Down Randomly?

By: Paige Grove At Tussey Mountain High School, students have been having problems with their Chromebooks. The computers would shut down randomly and students don’t know why. It’s been happening a lot to different students. Jeremy Jessie (IT Specialist) said,  “The common problem that  has happened to the […]

Bathroom “Breaks”

By: Amelia Dibert Tussey Mountain students were left baffled by bathroom closures at the high school. Following the destruction of a sink in the middle school hall bathroom, students wondered if these two events could be correlated. Also in question was if this act of vandalism was part […]

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Is Change Really Necessary?

By: Amelia Dibert Sapphire Software, a virtual gradebook, recently updated their site, and this change has been met with mixed reviews. However, students’ responses have been mostly negative with 44.7% of questionnaire respondents saying that they did not like the new update, and only 36.8% of respondents saying […]

The Floods of the Tussey Mountain School District

By: Shelby Lear In September 2021 Hurricane Sam started 380 miles south-southeast of Bermuda. The aftermath was close enough to the Tussey Mountain School District that students were affected by the flood that occurred in the aftermath of the hurricane.  When the aftermath of the hurricane hit, students […]