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Tussey Students in Quarantine

By: Chloe Ritchey During this uncertain time, everyone is experiencing something different, including the students at Tussey Mountain High School. While in quarantine some students like sixth grader Michael Ritchey  spend their time playing games on their phones. However, other students like ninth grader  Estelle Miller have been […]

Titans Settle in to Online Learning

By: Alivia Melius On Mar. 25, Tussey Mountain opened online courses through Canvas. Governor Tom Wolf announced on March 23 that schools across Pennsylvania should extend their closure until at least Apr. 6 due to the Coronavirus outbreak. The district announced on Monday that they would be providing […]

To My Seniors: The Class of 2020

By: Bree Manges-McCahan You will never forget the day the last school bell sounded at 3:05.The day you went home, and Monday never seemed to arrive.You will never forget the last practice with your teammates, full of hope as you excitedly waited for the new season to unfold.You’ll […]

A Message from the Superintendent

It’s a Whole New Ballgame Dr. Jerry Shoemake – Superintendent I’m sitting here in my office in an almost deserted building. We sent everyone but the most essential employees home for their safety. We are left with a skeleton crew of myself, the principals, our tech guy, a […]

Miss Shoemaker Reflects on Laptop Distribution

By: Miss Shoemaker, Middle School Guidance Counselor Although education has been flipped upside down in the past two weeks, I can’t even begin to describe how proud I am of my Tussey Mountain family. I went into the building today to grab some items in preparation for going […]

Changes as Tussey Learning Goes Online

On Wednesday, March 25, the Tussey Mountain school district will switch to online learning as the state continues the school shut down in the light of the coronavirus pandemic. Governor Wolf has extended the school shut down to April 6, 2020. On March 25, elementary parents will receive […]

Foreign Exchange Student Experience Cut Short

By:  Makenzie Droll Sofie Wehr, a junior foriegn exchange student from Plettenberg, Germany, has had her stay at Tussey Mountain High School cut short. Wehr traveled from the west side of Germany. While Wehr applied for her scholarship from the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) in June 2018, she […]

“Counting” the reasons why Titans support Census

By:  Alivia Melius Bettering the community calls for participating in the Census, so Tussey Mountain is “standing up” to be counted.  Each year, the federal government distributes funds of over $675 billion to states, counties and municipalities. This breaks down even further into school districts, social service programs, […]

Henderson heads for Colorado

BY: Chloe Ritchey The students, faculty and staff bid farewell to their Principal.  Janell Henderson has been the Tussey Mountain Senior High School principal for 4 years, but on the 20th of March she will be leaving Tussey and moving to Colorado. The position of principal will be […]