OPINION

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U.S. military abandoning progress in Afghanistan

U.S. military abandoning progress in Afghanistan

By James Riford Opinion Editor   As has been widely circulated across both news and social media, March was the first month in more than 10 years that there were no U.S. combat deaths globally and the first time since January of 2011 that there were none in Afghanistan. Any loss of human life rightfully […]

Yuck! Young YikYak-ers

Yuck! Young YikYak-ers

By Phil Kistler News Reporter Anew social media application recently hit Mercersburg’s campus in a wave of mistrust and malicious feeling. This app, Yik Yak, allows anyone in the area to post up to 140 characters of text anonymously. This idea of complete anonymity proved to be a delicious temptation to what seemed like the […]

SPORTS

Boys’ tennis battles the wind and Hill

Boys’ tennis battles the wind and Hill

By Saaman Ghodsi News Reporter   A lthough it was extremely windy, Mercersburg boys tennis started their season with a win against Hill, coming out on top by four to three wins. The wind definitely threw the Storm off guard, allowing some wins for the Hill School. Throughout the afternoon, balls rolled downhill to court […]

Featured Athlete: Sydney Reath ‘15

Featured Athlete: Sydney Reath ‘15

By Alyssa Magazine News Reporter   S ydney Reath ‘15 has led Mercersburg Academy softball to an undefeated season so far with two perfectly pitched games. One of best pitchers in the history of Mercersburg softball, her perfect pitching led Mercersburg to the state championships her freshman year and, the team hopes,  will lead them […]

Girls’  lacrosse fights hard to triumph over Hill

Girls’ lacrosse fights hard to triumph over Hill

By Ria Giannaris News Reporter     O n April 5, the girls’ lacrosse team – along with many other Storm athletes- made their way east to face their arch-rival: Hill School. The girls’ squad was hungry for their first MAPL victory of their season and a grand recovery from their loss against Lawrenceville three […]

ARTS

Mercersburged

Mercersburged

Perspective of a lost sock – By Veronica Tatone

Spring concert pops, leaving an echo

Spring concert pops, leaving an echo

By Adam Cromwell   News Reporter Lights, camera, action! Last Friday, April 4, the Spring Pops Concert took place in the Simon Theatre of the Burgin Center for the Arts.  The Percussion Ensemble, Jazz Band, Magalia, and Octet all performed that evening.  This Pops Concert was particularly special for the class of 2014 members onstage […]

Dancers bring Miami sun back to campus

Dancers bring Miami sun back to campus

By Bea Morrow News Reporter On Wednesday, April 2, ten dancers, Denise Dalton, and Trini Hoffman set out for Miami, Florida and the National High School Dance Festival, hosted this year by The New World School of the Arts and Miami-Dade College. The festival included master classes, auditions for college and summer programs, and performances. […]