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Lt. Governor Brings Recreational Marijuana Listening Tour to Strath Haven

Lt. Governor Brings Recreational Marijuana Listening Tour to Strath Haven

Luke Mandel, Online Editor

May 7, 2019


Filed under Front Page, Haven Happenings

On Monday evening, April 22, 2019, Lt. Governor of Pennsylvania, John Fetterman (D), came to Strath Haven High School for a community listening session on the legalization of recreational marijuana. Multiple Pennsylvania State Representatives were in attendance, including Chris Quinn (R) from the 168th...

New History Curriculum Implemented; Students Fight for Advanced French Studies

New History Curriculum Implemented; Students Fight for Advanced French Studies

Eric Hadley, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019


Filed under Front Page, Haven Happenings

"The Western Civ curriculum gave everybody the sense, I think, that the only important things happened in Europe." -Mr. Kahn

Manwaring Takes Haven Heartthrob Crown

Manwaring Takes Haven Heartthrob Crown

Abby Loiselle, Editor-in-Chief

May 7, 2019


Filed under Front Page, Haven Happenings

As the proud owner of the 2019 Haven Heartthrob title, Andrew Manwaring would say he was the perfect contestant. “Beauty is everything” he asserted in his acclaimed talent presentation, “and by every standard of the word, I am beautiful”. The presentation of his TEDx Strath Haven powerpoint instantly...

Relay for Life Finishes Run at Haven with Successful 2019 Event

Relay for Life Finishes Run at Haven with Successful 2019 Event

Editorial Board

May 7, 2019


Filed under Editorial Board, Front Page, Haven Happenings

The Wallingford-Swarthmore community gathered on King Field on Saturday, April 27, 2019, to celebrate Strath Haven’s last annual Relay for Life event. Over $30,000 dollars was raised before and during the event, with 65 teams registered. Teams came from all over the area -- among the participants...

Haven Works With Diversity Consultant

Haven Works With Diversity Consultant

Maddie Marks, Editor-in-Chief

May 7, 2019


Filed under Front Page, Haven Happenings

March 6, 2019’s three-hour early dismissal was not just for the fun of it. After the majority of students left on that Wednesday, diversity expert Dr. Philip McAdoo spoke with students and teachers about diversity and acceptance in the Wallingford-Swarthmore School District. Dr. McAdoo is an educator...

Safe Driving was Every Junior’s Prom Date This Year

Safe Driving was Every Junior’s Prom Date This Year

Lily Marks & Maria Andraos, Staff Writers

May 7, 2019


Filed under Front Page, Haven Happenings

"If this program were to lead to one person making a better decision, then it was worthwhile." -Dr. Brown

Senior John Crawford Leading Haven Wrestling to Success

Senior John Crawford Leading Haven Wrestling to Success

Ryan Krouse, Sports Editor

March 4, 2019


Filed under Front Page, Sports

As we move towards the end of the winter sports season, this edition’s athlete spotlight focuses on John Crawford. John was voted a captain for his senior season and has been living up to the expectations. With a personal record of 16-2, Crawford has helped the Panthers to a 11-8 team record with five...

Haven Discusses Student Safety One Year Later

Haven Discusses Student Safety One Year Later

Abby Loiselle, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 3, 2019


Filed under Front Page, Haven Happenings

800 marches, 115 school shootings, 98 deaths, 69 gun control measures, one year. February 14th, 2019 marks one year since the infamous Marjory Stoneman Douglas mass shooting. As Emma Gonzalez expressed during her speech at the March for Our Lives in Washington, D.C, “In a little over six minutes, 17 of our frie...

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


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Front Page, Haven Happenings

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 ...

Haven Coach Inducted into Villanova Athletic Hall of Fame

Haven Coach Inducted into Villanova Athletic Hall of Fame

Ryan Krouse, Sports Editor

March 3, 2019


Filed under Front Page, Sports

This past December, Strath Haven eighth grade math teacher Mr. Fili was announced as a member of the Villanova Athletic Hall of Fame class for 2018. It is surely a well deserved honor, as he finished his collegiate career as a .300 hitter, with career totals including 181 hits, 190 runs scored, 86 r...

Students Plan to Host Mini-THON at Haven

Students Plan to Host Mini-THON at Haven

Samah Sharmin, Staff Writer

March 3, 2019


Filed under Front Page, Haven Happenings

With the help of teachers and peers, juniors Hope Graham and Lilian Liu have founded what they call “Mini-Thon,” a smaller version of the nationwide “THON” fundraiser. THON is a dance marathon designed to raise money and awareness for childhood cancer with the hopes of one day finding a cure....

Wallingford-Swarthmore, Post-Letter

Wallingford-Swarthmore, Post-Letter

Maddie Marks, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 3, 2019


Filed under Front Page, Haven Happenings

Shock, anger, and sadness. These are three of the many emotions that settled upon the Wallingford- Swarthmore School District and surrounding community the week of December 17, 2018. Surfacing from the social media landscape of the area came two appalling displays of racism and hatred: the first being a p...

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