The student newspaper of Strath Haven High School. The Panther Press is first and foremost a reflection of the opinions and interests of the student body. For this reason, we do not publish any anonymous or teacher-written submissions, and we do not discriminate against any ideology or political opinion. While we are bound by school policy (and funding), we will not render any article neutral, although individual points may be edited for obscene or inflammatory content. Finally, the articles published in the Panther Press do not necessarily reflect the views of the editors or advisors.

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Alum Spotlight: Steve Goldberg

Zoe H Fischer '15, Staff Writer
April 9, 2014
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Having experienced a wonderful four years at Strath Haven High School, alum, Steve Goldberg, has decide to give back to the community. Mr. Goldberg since his time at Strath Haven has gone on to start a business that provides meals for school lunches. He has promised our community a trial year starting...

Teacher Spotlight: Sra Fong

Dylan Van Duyne '14, Editor-in-Chief
April 9, 2014
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This month we highlight the Foreign Language Department here at Strath Haven High School and Sra. Fong, a dedicated Spanish teacher.  Sra. Fong’s path to her current job position and strong personality provided for quite an interesting interview.   Dylan: Why did you want to become a Spanish...

Roland Emmerich

Andrew Lombard '15, Staff Writer
April 7, 2014
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It is impossible to count how many times a week an adult or even another kid my age comments on our generations general lazy nature. Researching years ago entitled actually looking through books and books and at one point typing implied using a typewriter where one mistake can ruin a whole essay. If...

The Lazy Generation

Claire Van Duyne '17, Staff Writer
April 7, 2014
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It is impossible to count how many times a week an adult or even another kid my age comments on our generation's generally lazy nature. Researching years ago included actually looking through books and books and at one point typing implied using a typewriter where one mistake can ruin a whole essay....

End of the Trailer Era

Sarah Myers '17, Staff Writer
April 7, 2014
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Following an extended meeting last week in which community members expressed outrage surrounding the modular classrooms, representatives from across the Wallingford School District have moved to create a more permanent structure at Strath Haven High School. “We are happy to announce that we have...

Raising Awareness About Heart Disease

James McCarthy, '17, Staff Writer
April 7, 2014
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What comes to mind when you hear the words, “heart issue?” Is it simply just an eighty-year-old man sitting in a chair in front of a blaring television? Well, a lot more people have heart issues than you may think. This includes young women and children. I have Systemic Mastocytosis, well, it’s...

Hot or Not

Sierra Matika '14, and Sara Peeleman '14, Staff Writers
March 21, 2014
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HOT: The Fault in Our Stars Trailer: A beautiful cinematic sneak peak to the upcoming John Green novel’s movie adaptation. A great way to spend two minutes and twenty nine seconds. The release date is June 6th. So get your tissues ready- not for graduation, but for this movie.   Frozen:...

Teacher Spotlight: Mr Keaveney

Andrew Lombard '15, Staff Writer
March 21, 2014
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This month I had the priviledge of sitting down with current history teacher, Relay for Life Faculty Chair, and Women’s Basketball Coach, Mr. Keaveney.   Q: What inspired you to become a history teacher? Do you enjoy the subject?   A: I decided that I wanted to be a history teacher...

The Power of Words

Sarah Myers '17, Staff Writer
March 21, 2014
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Words can do anything; they can ignite revolutions or end wars. Words can make us deliriously happy and then send us into the depths of despair. They can even change the world, if used correctly. Why? Where does the power of a word come from? Words are nothing special, really. Just a collection of...

Looking at Unsung Heroes

Jeffrey Himelstein '16, Staff Writer
January 23, 2014
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Everybody loves a hero! Heroes bring us joy, inspiration and power. We commend them for the struggles they undertake, and for the hope they bring. While we are accustomed to seeing heroes in the movies, there are heroes within our state, our school district and even in our homes.             ...

New Perspectives

Sarah Myers '17, Staff Writer
January 23, 2014
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By the time this is printed, New Year will be over.  Even the confetti will have vanished from Times Square, swept away by wind and street cleaners. Youtube’s “Rewind” will be forgotten, along with the endless lists of “The Best (Fill in the Blank) of 2013.” But let’s take one last look...

Festivus

Andrew Lombard '15, Staff Writer
January 23, 2014
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“It was a Festivus for the rest of us.” In a December 18, 1997 episode of Seinfeld, “The Strike,” George Costanza and his family celebrated a holiday called Festivus, which was invented to protest the commercialism of the Christmas season, celebrated on December 23. Originally a family tradition...

The student newspaper of Strath Haven High School. The Panther Press is first and foremost a reflection of the opinions and interests of the student body. For this reason, we do not publish any anonymous or teacher-written submissions, and we do not discriminate against any ideology or political opinion. While we are bound by school policy (and funding), we will not render any article neutral, although individual points may be edited for obscene or inflammatory content. Finally, the articles published in the Panther Press do not necessarily reflect the views of the editors or advisors.
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