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Staff Writer

Hello, my name is Kierstin Sedon, and I am a sophomore at Ringgold High School. I spend my free time listening to music and baking. After I graduate High School I am planning on going to a culinary arts college to get a degree in baking. The reason I joined journalism was to try outContinue reading “Staff Writer”

Ringgold Cross Country Athletes Qualify for States

By: Ryan Cole On October 28th, three cross country athletes from Ringgold High School participated in the WPIAL championships held at California University of Pennsylvania. Sophomore Ryan Pajak, junior Charlee Leach, and senior Nick Whaley qualified for states after running towards victory. The three Ringgold athletes competed in the race, providing great results for theContinue reading “Ringgold Cross Country Athletes Qualify for States”

Starbucks Starting to Pay Employees More

By: Shawnie Ohara On Wednesday, Starbucks announced a series of investments the company is making in its workforces, including another round of pay increases. In a letter to to U.S. employees, Rossann Williams, Executive Vice President North America, said, “most baristas and shift supervisors across the country with two or more years of service willContinue reading “Starbucks Starting to Pay Employees More”

What the CDC Has to Say About Covid-19 Vaccines for Children

By: Amira Crews In early November the CDC and the Food and Drug Administration approved the COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 5-11.  According to the CDC, “Scientists have conducted clinical trials with about 3,000 children, and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has determined that the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine has met the safety and efficacyContinue reading “What the CDC Has to Say About Covid-19 Vaccines for Children”

Pittsburgh Elects New Mayor

By: Julia Corey On Tuesday, May 15, 2021, Ed Gainey, a Pennsylvania Representative, defeated Bill Peduto and was elected as the new Pittsburgh Mayor. He will officially become the mayor on January 3rd, 2022, after he takes the oath of office. Gainey has been involved in the government and politics for quite some time. InContinue reading “Pittsburgh Elects New Mayor”

Canelo beats Caleb Plant

By: Zander Stamatakis Canelo Alvarez faced off against Caleb Plant on November 6th for a middleweight clash of two great fighters with Canelo coming out on top and becoming not only the first unified super middleweight ever but the first ever Mexican fighter to be unified. The fight was a huge event and especially forContinue reading “Canelo beats Caleb Plant”

What is Black Friday?

By: Kierstin Sedon Black Friday is a colloquial term for the Friday following Thanksgiving in the United States. On this day, many stores put items on sale for the holidays. Stores will alter their promotions based on different dates. Walmart started their online deals on November 3rd at 7 pm and started in store salesContinue reading “What is Black Friday?”

Red Ribbon Week

By: Julia Corey On the week of Monday, October 25th through Friday, October 29th, Ringgold High School participated in a schoolwide effort to spread awareness about drug use and abuse known as “Red Ribbon Week.” The homeroom class with the most participation would earn a prize from the junior class. Preparing for “Red Ribbon Week”,Continue reading “Red Ribbon Week”

Ringgold High School Veterans Day Assembly

By: Amira Crews Wednesday November 10th, students and teachers of Ringgold High School presented an assembly for local veterans. Students and staff showed their gratitude to the veterans by performing for them. Many students participated in the program. Students read poems and letters acknowledging the reason for Veterans Day, and also showed their appreciation throughContinue reading “Ringgold High School Veterans Day Assembly”