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Remember to love and appreciate your grandparents

Anderson Swanger, Staff Writer March 18, 2024

The stories of our grandparents stand as timeless treasures, however they often go unnoticed. With the rush of technology and a world jam-packed with distractions, it's tough to find the time or drive...

Can you spot the AI?

Max Tonkon '27, Staff Writer March 18, 2024

I used the quote below in my Antigone paper for English class I wrote two of the analyses; ChatGPT wrote the other. Which one is from the AI? The context: Creon has just stepped into the role of the...

The door to the rifle range off the courtyard.

Yes, we once had a riflery range; no we don’t have one anymore

Roman McNichols '26, Staff Writer/Copy Editor March 18, 2024

In the courtyard, underneath the Development Office, the school holds a secret history. Down a set of concrete stairs and through a red door lies the old rifle range, now dingy and abandoned. The rifle...

SCH community responds to antisemitism

Josh Miller '25 and Anya Rosenbloom '24 March 18, 2024

On Monday, February 26th, during assembly, Mr. Norcini informed the student body of a terrible incident: a swastika, a symbol of the horrifically antisemitic Nazi party, was etched on a desk in a tenth-grade...

Keep the Phaith supports grieving families by partnering with the Phillies

Keep the Phaith supports grieving families by partnering with the Phillies

Stevie Pileggi, Staff Writer March 18, 2024

On August 26th, 2010 the life of six -year-old Kevin Flach was cut short by a tragic accident. While the community and his family tried to make sense of the loss, they had an idea to create a foundation...

A sign in support of Chestnut Hill West

Potential closure of Chestnut Hill West threatens SCH student commutes

Julien Friedland, Staff Writer March 18, 2024

Possible budget cuts may force SEPTA to suspend the local Chestnut Hill West line, jeopardizing SCH student commutes. Established in 1884, Chestnut Hill West is a ten-station line that runs from...

Anabella24 cleaning up the garden!

SCH rain garden sees progress

Anabella Castellanos '24, Staff Writer March 18, 2024

The Springside Rain Wall and Garden is slowly on its way to being a fully active community garden! These past few months have been filled with weeding, meetings, and helping hands from various members...

The Our Mother of Consolation school building, highlighting the main entrance and visible damage to the top floor.

One year later: What’s happening with OMC?

Maddi Bell, Staff Writer March 18, 2024

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 tested the resilience of the close-knit Our Mother of Consolation (OMC) community. At 3:45 pm, a teacher noticed the school roof go up in flames. Working with other staff members,...

Josh Mattingly poses with Dr. Druggan after gifting him the guitar at the end-of-year faculty meeting. Photo courtesy of Josh Mattingly

Josh Mattingly doesn’t just teach history; he also builds guitars

Griffy Whitman, Inaugural Editor-in-Chief March 18, 2024

“It gets really complex and… there's an art to it, but there's also something of a science to it,” said Josh Mattingly about the process of making a guitar. Yes, in addition to teaching American...

Jayden Sumpter drawing of anime character

Jayden Sumpter loves football, and he also loves to draw

Tommy Markey, Staff Writer March 18, 2024

SCH senior Jayden Sumpter is an explosive football player who also has interests off the field. Jayden draws on a daily basis, not only because he is great at it, but also because it relaxes him. Between...

Jaime Neris at a baseball clinic in which he is taking live batting practice from a coach.

Jaime Neris ‘24 brings Puerto Rican pride to the field

Alec Tulio, Staff Writer March 18, 2024

SCH senior Jaime Neris ties his Puerto Rican culture into his passion for the sport of baseball. Jaime grew up speaking Spanish and has translated his culture into his love for the game. His family...

Dr.Ts diffuser spreading relaxing sents to impact students mood

New teacher transforms his room for student tranquility and relief

Alexa Robles, Staff Writer March 18, 2024

Dr. Matthew Tarditi, also known as Dr. T, joined SCH this fall and introduced students to a classroom environment many were not familiar with. By using different lighting, diffusers, and a well-thought-out...

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