By Nick Opsanic, staff writer For the past 100 years, life as a child growing up was made up of mostly “fun,” with great toys, games, and books. Lionel Trains, … Continue Reading Column: Is life being cancelled?
By Haiku Peters, features editor “Life is a fight for territory and once you stop fighting for what you want, what you don’t want will automatically take over.” ~ Les … Continue Reading Library Watch: Circulating books is a good first step
By Nick Opsanic, staff writer For more than a century, theater, music and the arts have been an historic staple in the American school system. As an opportunity to grow … Continue Reading Column: Save the arts in our school
These letters were completed and submitted as part of an activity in Mr. Lee Scandinaro’s economics class. Scandinaro is student teaching with Mr. Rick Rutkowski. The letters represent opposing viewpoints. … Continue Reading Letters to the Editor: Big Tech
Staff Editorial “The PENNCREST School District will be a dynamic educational community that inspires optimal student achievement and lifelong learning.” This is PENNCREST School District’s vision. It’s also a vision … Continue Reading Opportunity for ‘lifelong learning’ is lost with lingering school library lapse
By Jane Hetrick, Special to the Panther Press May 31, 2020: Today I did something. Today I stood up for something. Today I was part of a peaceful protest for … Continue Reading Column: Meadville’s Black Lives Matter protest shows that people can come together to spread love
By Kaitlyn Kozalla, senior publications editor In early 2019, Wabtec Corporation completed its merger with former General Electric transportation in Erie. Since then, Wabtec’s corporate greed has put employees through … Continue Reading Shutdown Column: When your dad works at Wabtec, you worry
By Brennen McWright, Staff Writer “Congress shall make no law…abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press…” This quote is from the First Amendment of the United States Constitution, … Continue Reading Column: Thankful that PENNCREST School board candidates support basic press freedoms
Volume 13 Issue 7: Senior Issue was released on June 3, 2019 (Click here to read)
By William Hetrick Coaches have banquets. It has become a time-honored tradition with nearly all sports at all schools. Athletes get awards, gifts, and accolades. I suppose it’s a nice … Continue Reading The value of a coach: Greg Molnar
By Kassie Boyd, editor-in-chief President Donald Trump began his first televised Oval Office speech in January with claims of “a growing humanitarian and security crisis at our southern border.” The … Continue Reading Opinion: President Donald Trump’s Oval Office speech yet another spin of broken record
By Kaitlyn Kozalla, features editor, and Dustin Steiger, A&E editor In January, President Trump addressed the American people and the world from the Oval Office. During this address, he tackled … Continue Reading Opinion: Why the Wall is necessary, not discretionary
By Taylor Munce, sports editor (Note: This is the third in a three-part series on the Trump rally in Erie on Oct. 10.) President Donald Trump came to Erie for … Continue Reading Column: President’s visit reinforces the ‘Divided States of America’
By Dustin Steiger, arts and entertainment editor (Note: This is the first in a three-part series on the Trump rally in Erie on Oct. 10. Columns by Taylor Munce and … Continue Reading Column: President Trump stops in Erie to ‘Make America Great’
Volume 12 Issue 8: Senior Issue was released on June 1, 2018 (click here to read)
by Kaitlyn Kozalla, staff writer In wake of yet another devastating school shooting, thoughts have resurfaced on how to prevent these unfortunate events from happening again. Many people have adopted … Continue Reading Opinion: Should teachers be armed?