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Silvertones Excited for Italy Trip

Will Garrett, Staff Writer

March 4, 2019

As Strath Haven’s extracurriculars seem to multiple around school, our reach outside of Wallingford-Swarthmore only grows in kind and number. One of Haven’s farthest reaching trips is the Strath Haven Silvertones’ trip to Italy during the springtime. The group plans to travel all around the northe...

Pignataro Finishes First Band Season with High Hopes for the Future

Cece Olszewski, Staff Writer

March 4, 2019

Strath Haven’s new Band Director, Nick Pignataro, reflects on the obstacles and successes of his first season as band director and discusses the future of the Panther Marching Band. “Hands down, the best part is interacting with students,” said Pignataro. “I miss them when they’re not he...

Legally Blonde Cast and Crew Prep Enthusiastically for Upcoming Shows

Legally Blonde Cast and Crew Prep Enthusiastically for Upcoming Shows

Will Garrett, Staff Writer

March 3, 2019

After the emotionally-charging performance of the fall drama The Laramie Project, the Strath Haven Theatre Department plan to begin March with a bang: Legally Blonde has been chosen as this year’s spring musical. A Tony nominated Broadway show and 2000s classic that sits up with Mean Girls and Bring ...

Bird Box and A Quiet Place: Obsession With Our Own Demise

Evelyn Meeker, Staff Writer

March 3, 2019

If you spend any time near the internet, you’ve probably heard of a movie called Bird Box. The Netflix film, is centered around the breakdown of a society when an invisible force becomes the cause of mass suicides. When an individual sees this monster, they take any and all means to end their life. How...

Black Mirror: Bandersnatch Poses a Revolution in Filmmaking

Cece Olszewski, Staff Writer

March 3, 2019

Netflix’s first interactive movie leaves viewers both questioning everything they’ve ever known and eager for more. “Black Mirror” released “Bandersnatch” over winter break, after only a two-day notice on its social media pages. This is typical for “Black Mirror,” but it still mana...

Strath Haven Coffeehouse and Open Mics: An Opportunity for Expression

December 2, 2018

As the school year progresses, there are more and more opportunities for students to fully immerse themselves in life at Strath Haven. There is a plethora of clubs from which to choose, whether involving science, foreign languages, or ping pong. Busy schedules, combined with academic demands, mean tha...

Eighth Grade and Our Crimes Against Bo Burnham

Evelyn Meeker, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018

Let me paint a picture for you: looking up, you are blinded by the shine of aggressive fluorescent lights; all around, you can feel the pushing and shoving of frantic bodies; looking down, your feet are scuttering up an endless flight of stairs--- but this is no stairway to heaven. There is chaos all a...

Isaiah Kim to Perform with The Philadelphia Orchestra

Isaiah Kim to Perform with The Philadelphia Orchestra

Maddie Marks, Editor-in-Chief

October 14, 2018

Strath Haven High School senior Isaiah Kim has recently been invited to solo on the cello with the well-known and respected Philadelphia Orchestra on Tuesday, October 9, at 7:30 pm at the Kimmel Center. This invitation was extended to Isaiah as a part of the Philadelphia Orchestra’s annual Albert M. ...

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