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 For this reason, we do not publish any anonymous or teacher-written submissions, and we do not discriminate against any ideology or political opinion.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

Panther Press

  • School Begins on 9/5!

Leditor: Welcome Back!

Hendrick Xiong-Calmes, '18, co-Editor-in-Chief

October 16, 2017


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Dear Readers, It is with much pride that I am able to say that this is the first edition of the newspaper for the 2017-2018 school year. This year being my third and final year as a writer for the school newspaper, it is pretty bittersweet to that this is my last September edition here at Strath Haven. ...

Leditor: The Last One

Claire Van Duyne, '17, Editor-In-Chief

October 12, 2017


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Dear Readers of the Panther Press, It’s that time of the year again. Us seniors must prepare for our next steps into the real world and out of Strath Haven, and I can honestly say I am sad to say goodbye. As this school year comes to a close, I’d like to take a moment to look back and appreciate...

Leditor: April Fools!

Claire Van Duyne, '17, Editor-In-Chief

April 15, 2017


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Dear Readers of the Panther Press, There comes a time in the year where us students need to unwind and relax. After the long and tiring stretch from the end of winter break through the end of March, everyone becomes just a little worn down. The monotony of second semester life becomes just a bit tedious,...

Leditor: Why Does Journalism Matter?

Claire Van Duyne, '17, Editor-In-Chief

April 12, 2017


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Dear Readers of the Panther Press, It’s been a long few months here at Strath Haven, from finals to community issues to nationwide tensions. Never have I ever felt so strongly about the need for journalism in the world as I do today. As we enter a new age of alternative facts and disregard for the...

Leditor: Why Does Journalism Matter?

Claire Van Duyne, '18, Editor-In-Chief

February 3, 2017


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Dear Readers of the Panther Press, It’s been a long few months here at Strath Haven, from finals to community issues to nationwide tensions. Never have I ever felt so strongly about the need for journalism in the world as I do today. As we enter a new age of alternative facts and disregard for the...

Leditor: What Age is Old Enough?

Claire Van Duyne, '17, Editor-In-Chief

November 13, 2016


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Dear Readers of the Panther Press, It’s that time of the year again-election season. For seniors, that means some students are armed with the ability to vote and contribute to deciding the next president of the United States. Others, like me, will observe from the sidelines. Under one tenth of Strath...

Leditor: Welcome Back!

Claire Van Duyne, '17, Editor-In-Chief

September 16, 2016


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Dear Readers of the Panther Press, Welcome back to Strath Haven my fellow students! For better or forworse, the summer has ended and we find ourselves once again at the start of another school year. For the Panther Press, this means our very first edition is hot off the presses and ready for the...

Staff for 2014-2015

September 10, 2014


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Josh Kauffman, Editor-in-Chief Anna Jaoudi, Editor-in-Chief Andrew Lombard, Sports Editor Greg Kotchick, Haven Happenings Editor David Silverstein, Detours Editor Jeffrey Himelstein, Arts and Entertainment Editor Noah Arnold, Opinions Editor...

The Leditor: One Last Hoorah

Dylan Van Duyne '14, Editor-in-Chief

May 28, 2014


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Dearest readers of the Panther Press- it appears my time as Editor-in-Chief has finally come to an end. I promise not to get overly sentimental on you, but I wanted to spend some time discussing what the Panther Press has meant to me over the past four years. I like to think of myself as a writer who...

The Leditor: Pilot Year of the Online Edition

Anna Jaoudi '15, Online Editor-in-Chief

May 28, 2014


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In a world where information is spread in a matter of seconds, many believe that has led to the descent of the newspaper as an industry. Yet, just because your news isn’t dropped off on your doorstep at 5 am every morning, printed in black ink on grey paper, does not mean there is suddenly no more...

The Leditor: Saying Goodbye to the Class of 2014 in the Midst of Tomfoolery

Josh Kauffman '15, Editor

May 28, 2014


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Louis C.K. once discussed in his stand-up comedy how humans are the only species that are afforded the chance to pass away in their bed, surrounded by loved ones, and do not instead end their lives being chased by a predator before being eaten. This same benefit of drawn-out departure is provided to...

Letter to the Editor: Prevalance of Drugs in Local Area

Andrew Lombard '15, Staff Writer

May 28, 2014


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Just weeks after the release of the last issue of the Panther Press, which highlighted the risks of drunk driving in an article about the mock car crash, a major drug bust occurred, and several alumni of the Haverford School were arrested. The seemingly unrelated issues of drunk driving and illict drug...

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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