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 For this reason, we do not publish any anonymous or teacher-written submissions, and we do not discriminate against any ideology or political opinion.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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Speech and Debate

Sarah Myers, Editor, '17
December 8, 2015
Filed under Haven Happenings

Are you a student at Strath Haven High School? If you answered yes to that question, you should join Strath Haven’s Speech and Debate team! Speech and Debate is a great way to gain valuable skills like public speaking and argumentation while having fun and learning about important issues like climate c...

Welcome Dr. Pladus

David Silverstein, Editor in Chief, '16
December 7, 2015
Filed under Front Page, Haven Happenings, Showcase

As last year’s seniors walked through Strath Haven’s doors for the final time, we also said goodbye to Superintendent Dr. Richard Noonan. This year, we welcome Dr. Michael Pladus to serve as interim Superintendent of Schools. Dr. Pladus has an extensive history in education having spent just ove...

Shift in Cookie Recipe Yields Frustration

Greg Kotchick, '15
December 23, 2014
Filed under Front Page, Haven Happenings

This year, numerous changes have been made to the Strath Haven cafeteria, including the addition of the bistro, the creation of circular mini pizzas and the introduction of new drinks, among other things. But what the student body is most up in arms about, undoubtedly, is the removal of the snack line...

Haven Hacks

Kelly Huang, '16
December 23, 2014
Filed under Haven Happenings

There are certain things about Strath Haven that one just ought to know: little things that can help you get through the day. So, I have taken it upon myself to ask various people in my classes what their best tips (“Haven Hacks”, if you will) are to make everyday you spend at this wonderful establishment...

Ten Reasons to Attend Coffee House

Noah Mendell '16
October 28, 2014
Filed under Haven Happenings

1. It’s free Ask yourself this question: How much money do I currently own? If the answer is greater than or equal to zero, you already have enough money to enjoy the Coffee House infinity times. Do you see what I’m getting at here? Admission to the coffee house is and probably always will be completely...

Haven Football in Noticeable Decline

Colin Waitzman '15
October 28, 2014
Filed under Haven Happenings, Sports

Since 2011, the number of players on the Strath Haven football team has gone down at an ever-increasing rate. In 2011, eighty-eight students, including freshmen suited up while this year only sixty players are on the sideline. What could be the reason for such a decline in numbers? While the reason may...

Spanish Students in Costa Rica: Pura Vida!

Kira Venturini, '15, Staff Writer
September 10, 2014
Filed under Haven Happenings

In late June, while most of the community had just begun to settle into summer, nineteen Spanish students departed to Costa Rica. Their packing lists consisted of bug spray, GoPros, a gift for the host families, rain jackets and just in case Spanish speaking skills failed them, a Spanish/English dictionary....

German Students Make Pilgrimage to Bavaria

Maggie Michael, '15, Staff Writer
September 10, 2014
Filed under Front Page, Haven Happenings

This summer, twenty Strath Haven Students traveled to Germany as part of the exchange program run between Strath Haven and the Feodor-Lynen Gymnasium. Feodor-Lynen Gymnasium is a school located in the state of Bavaria, outside of the city of Munich. Bavaria is unique to Germany in that many of its cultural...

Leditor: Upon Entering the Final Years of a K-12 Education, A Look Back to Boyhood and the Past Decade

Josh Kauffman '15, Editor
September 10, 2014
Filed under Haven Happenings

Ah yes, the beginning of another school year, another season. And, of course, it wouldn’t be the first month of school without the issuing of the September edition of the Panther Press. Although every year is looked upon with excitement for the Panther Press, this year even more so. Content-wise, we...

Fifteen Questions with the Class of ‘15 President

Greg Kotchick, '15, Editor
September 10, 2014
Filed under Haven Happenings, Uncategorized

This past year, I ran for student council president. As most of you know, I was bested by the dashing Matthew James Stewart. Matt is a devoted athlete, high-achieving student, and an overall welcome presence here at the high school. One of Matt’s goals as president is to make the student body more...

A Conversation with Two of Strath Haven’s Power Brokers

Colin Mooney, '15, Staff Writer
September 10, 2014
Filed under Haven Happenings

This past August, two campaign managers from the most recent Strath Haven Student Council Election met at a place of their choosing with the Panther Press. Jimmy Donoghue, ’15, who managed the campaign of Matt Stewart, and Nolan Hiehle, ’15, of the Danny Zhang campaign sat down at Chuck E. Cheese’s...

Club Spotlight: German Club

Sarah Myers '17, Staff Writer
September 10, 2014
Filed under Haven Happenings

Guten Tag! This year, Strath Haven’s German Club is excited to offer even more fun activities! During club meetings, we will watch movies in German or with German connections, read German newspapers, analyze interesting German literature, and possibly even learn to polka! We will also be watching German...

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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