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THE STINGER

THE STINGER

The student news site of Emmaus High School

THE STINGER

THE STINGER

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No National Merit Scholar Semifinalists announced for class of 2023
Liza Duerholz, Editor-in-Chief • November 9, 2022

This previously ran in our October 2022 Print Issue. Emmaus High School holds a history of producing at least one National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist every year for at least the past decade – leaving the community baffled when none were announced for the class of 2023. The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) is a non-profit organization that operates annual academic competitions based on the PSAT. Students taking the PSAT in their third year of high school will have the opportunity...

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Is dress code too extreme?
Bek Lopez, Deputy Opinion Editor • November 12, 2022

This previously ran in our October 2022 Print Issue. When you hear the words, “dress code,” I’m sure you roll your eyes just like I do.  The godforsaken dress code always manages to weasel its way into school conversation, but especially around the beginning of the year. Summer passes us by, and we’re so used to shorts and tank tops that by the time we get back to school, it’s become a habit.  The cooling weather sometimes solves this problem. Sometimes. There are those who are...

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Senior Issue: Rylee Dang
Devon Helmer, Managing Editor • August 23, 2022

This previously ran in our 2022 June Senior Issue. If you flip open a copy of The Stinger and direct your way to the centerfold of the pages, you’re met with a beautiful, impactful design and a story that matches this description; the work of Rylee Dang, the managing features editor of The Stinger. During her time on staff, Dang worked in both the features and sports sections of the paper. Outside of the newspaper, Dang was a part of Hornet Ambassadors, National Honor Society, Spanish National...

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A young girl sits atop the shoulders of an older protester at the Women’s March on July 2. Hundreds gathered to protest the overturning of Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade on June 24, which protected the right to have an abortion until the current court deemed it unconstitutional. Photo by Alice Adams.
Marching for Roe: Protesters gather in Easton to fight for uterine rights
Alice Adams, Photo Editor • July 5, 2022

On June 24, the Supreme Court of the United States made the decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, the 1973 landmark court case that protected the right to have an abortion, with five of the nine justices...

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EHS Shave for the Brave event raises $150,000 for pediatric cancer research
Alice Adams, Photo Editor • May 5, 2022

This previously ran in our April 2022 print issue.  

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Self-medication: When substance abuse and mental health collide
Greta Miller, Ari Bowman, and Eleanor Creelman May 23, 2021

Emmaus senior Cole Smith first encountered drugs in a social setting, mostly smoking marijuana in a recreational manner with friends. As time went on, they would socialize with the sole purpose of getting...

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Winter is coming: Students reflect on fun snow day activities
Vivian Kirkpatrick, Contributor • December 13, 2021

Winter is soon approaching Pennsylvania as residents and weather predictions have officially suggested that winter may be coming harder and faster than years prior.  Pennsylvania should be expecting...

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Members of the EHS boys soccer team huddle on the field before the Pleasant Valley game on Sept. 9. Photo by Alice Adams.
Emmaus boys soccer breaks 800th win
Lauren Riazzi, Deputy Sports Editor • October 24, 2022

This previously ran in our September 2022 print issue. The Emmaus High School boys soccer team made history Friday, Sept. 9, when they took the field against Pleasant Valley, winning 1-0 and becoming...

A plaque rests in the EHS weight room depicting Kyzir White and his fellow team
captains in 2014. Photo by Alice Adams.
White returns to home state
Teddy Garvin, Staff Writer • October 20, 2022

This previously ran in our September 2022 issue.  Emmaus High School and Lincoln Financial Field – two organizations joined by Highway 476 – have been connected by another force. On March 26, Emmaus...

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Senior Issue: Brooke Huczko
Kate Smith, Deputy Sports Editor • August 23, 2022

This previously ran in our 2022 June Senior Issue. Brooke Huczko has expertly juggled athletics and academics throughout her years at EHS. When she began playing softball at the age of five, she knew...

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Senior Issue: Summer Lorincz
Grayson Navarro, Deputy Features Editor • July 27, 2022

This previously ran in our 2022 June Senior Issue. Closing off her senior year, Summer Lorincz stays hopeful and committed with an established future ahead of her. Lorincz has been one of the top...

Frankie raps along with one of his songs. Photo by Alice Adams.
FrankieTheKid's fabulous flow
Huy Huynh, Multimedia Editor • November 15, 2022

This previously ran in our October 2022 print issue. Francisco Lebron leans back in his black gamer chair, then he leans forward. With a twirl...

Art by Mandy Zhang.
Bowers Chile Pepper Food Festival unites cultures
Elliot Munson, Arts & Culture Editor • October 17, 2022

This previously ran in our September 2022 issue.  The Chile Pepper Food Festival in Bowers PA, a celebration of capsaicin and flavor, takes...

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"Nope" is out of this world
Joey Harinsky, Deputy Culture Editor • October 17, 2022

This previously ran in our September 2022 issue.  Following up the massive success of his previous two films, Get Out and Us, writer and...

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Summer Trends
LaMiyah Helms, Staff Writer • September 21, 2022

As summer nears its end, it’s time to look back on the music, movies, fashion, and shows that came along with it. This summer brought new...

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