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2022 Freddy Nominations
2022 Freddy Nominations
Carina McCallum, Deputy News Editor • May 13, 2022

Emmaus' The Addams Family: School Edition earns 15 Freddy nominations The EHS Theatre Department is back in the spotlight - receiving 15 nominations on Thursday from the Freddy Awards for their The Addams Family: School Edition production.  The high school ran The Addams Family from the end of March to the beginning of April, featuring songs such as, “When You’re An Addams,” and, “Crazier Than You.” The musical involved dozens of EHS students, spanning across all grades, in the production....

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Clarevoyance: Say it to my faith
Clarevoyance: Say it to my faith
Clare Sheehan, Deputy Opinion Editor • May 20, 2022

The idea that there is an almighty powerful being who created everything and will never die – yet is also three beings at the same time – is a complicated concept for even an adult to understand, and even more difficult for a young child.  I can recall eating dinner one night, when a question came to my mind.  “Where’s God?” I asked, looking up at my father. His mouth was full and he couldn’t respond, so he pointed upward.  “Upstairs?” I couldn’t believe it. I’d never...

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A coloring wall outside of Room 557 has offered stressed out students a moment to relax. Photos by Huy Huynh.
Coloring wall inspires creativity in students
Ogonna Nnodimele, News Editor • May 20, 2022

This previously ran in our April 2022 print issue.  On March 1, a bulletin board with coloring pages appeared outside Room 557. Ever since, students have been coloring the wall, exposing different styles and personalities among the student body.  English teacher Christina Simpkins created the wall to let students unwind from the stress and monotony of school. To her, kids deserve multiple opportunities to relax.  “I’m trying to make school a little bit fun again,” Simpkins said....

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Photo by Alice Adams.
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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EHS students showcase talent at annual Broadway Night: in photos
EHS students showcase talent at annual Broadway Night: in photos
Alice Adams and Bethany Brown February 26, 2022

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Illustration of a joint and smoke. Inside the smoke contains a quote by Smith.
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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EHS student athlete announcement day
Lauren Riazzi, Deputy Sports Editor • May 1, 2022

As the Emmaus High School class of 2022 prepares to say goodbye and move on to further endeavors, athletes are faced with the decision to end their careers or continue forward to play at the collegiate...

EHS winter sports season: a recap in photos
Alice Adams, Photo Editor • March 8, 2022

This previously ran in our February 2022 print issue.  Between the gym, the ice, the pool, and the mat, Emmaus athletes have been hard at work. Teams have taken home wins, losses, and ties throughout...

Emmaus dance team has competes at the NDA national competition almost every year. Photo courtesy of Gracelyn Fisher.
Dance team raises over $16,000 in two days for national competition
Rylee Dang, Former Features Editor • March 3, 2022

Seniors Katie Jansen and Gracelyn Fisher have competed with Emmaus High School’s dance team since freshman year, and when their trip to nationals was approved following the revised health and safety...

Illustration by Adithi Katikhaneni.
After 22 years in the NFL, Tom Brady finally hangs up jersey
Theodore Garvin, Staff Writer • February 5, 2022

He has beaten every single NFL team at least once. He has accumulated seven Super Bowl wins, 10 Super Bowl appearances, and a three-time MVP. The man that created this historic 22-year career announced...

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50 years of The Godfather
Sadie Dallas, Former Deputy Arts & Culture Editor • March 14, 2022

This previously ran in our February 2022 print issue Francis Ford Coppola’s legendary mob film, The Godfather, is celebrating its 50th birthday...

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New releases create soundtrack of 2022
Gavin Cronin, Staff Writer • March 12, 2022

This previously ran in our February 2022 print issue. I wouldn’t consider myself as much of a music connoisseur, more as a hermit who sticks...

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"The Batman" shines as a brutally gothic adaptation
Thomas Hartill, Former Editor in Chief • March 4, 2022

With 40 years of sequels, reboots, and six different actors playing the character, it’s somewhat hard to believe that another movie centered...

Stage lights shine over Madison Square Garden’s sold-out audience, welcoming
Trevor Noah to the stage. Photo by Emma Dela Cruz.
Young Democrats Club visits New York City for “Back to Abnormal” tour
Emma Dela Cruz, Social Media Editor • February 28, 2022

This previously ran in our February 2022 print issue. In late January, members of the EHS Young Democrats Club celebrated the conclusion of...

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