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“Solo Leveling” – a Webtoon Review

By Max Vigue/Multimedia-Content Editor/As content online continues to spread across the internet, media such as comics and manga have blown up across the digital landscape. Webtoons can trace their origins back to the early 2000s.


VIDEO: THE MUSICAL HAS BEEN MONTHS IN THE MAKING

By Margaux Rentzel


BACKSTAGE ACCESS VIDEO: MUSICAL CAST AND DIRECTOR PREVIEW “THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME”

Produced by Julia Beiler and Margaux Rentzel. Edited by Julia Beiler


SOUND THE BELLS: RED LION PUTS ON PRODUCTION OF ”THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME”

By Margaux Rentzel/Social Media Editor/Every March, Red Lion High School’s stage is transformed to fit that year’s musical. It has gone from River City, Iowa in the Music Man, the big city of Los Angeles in Rock of Ages, and even Urinetown, in last year’s production.


SENIOR MAINTAINS ‘MIND ESCAPE’ LITERARY MAGAZINE

By Kaitlyn Resline/Student Life Editor/When Danielle Santana Denrich was assigned a passion project for Mrs. Jane Dennish’s Honors English 3 class, she did not realize she would continue the project after junior year. However, sometimes it works out that way. 


HARRY RELEASES NEW ALBUM WITH OUTSTANDING STYLE

By Daphne Riddle/Junior Editor-in-Chief/Coming from a huge pop boy band in the early 2010s, Harry Styles would have never been expected to come out with such a vintage-sounding album for the second music release of his solo career. The album, however, stands on its own and has risen in the charts, becoming number one on the Billboard Charts within a few weeks of its release. 


AARON HERNANDEZ: THE SHOCKING TRUTH REVEALED IN NEW NETFLIX SERIES

By Emily Ankers/Editor-in-Chief/In the recently released documentary “Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez,” the gruesome details of the NFL star turned convicted murderer are revealed and explained in the three-episode Netflix Original that was released on January 15 of this year.


“RISE OF SKYWALKER” RISES ABOVE THE OBSTACLES

By Kaitlyn Resline/Student Life Editor/“Star Wars: Episode IX- The Rise of Skywalker” directed by J. J. Abrams is the epic finale of what is called the “Skywalker saga” which began over 40 years ago. The movie concludes the journeys of Rey, Finn and Poe, as they try to take down the First Order and a new threat. 


CAST BEGINS REHEARSAL FOR “HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME” MUSICAL

By Mary Summers, Chloe Brown, and Lexie Emenheiser/Staff Writers/Red Lion Area Senior High School has big plans for their musical which is a similar version of the Disney film. This year, the cast of this musical will not stop until it is perfect. Director, choreographer, and teacher, Cari Ayala gave a lot of insight of what is going on for this year’s musical.


DISNEY TAKES ITS TURN WITH A STREAMING SITE

By Ryelee Stone/Opinions Editor/Streaming services provide different shows and movies that can appeal to everyone at the touch of their fingertips. I have found a streaming service that brings the magic of my favorite childhood memories to life.


NAHS GOES GLOBAL WITH ITS ORPHAN PORTRAITS

By Kaitlyn Resline/Student Life Editor/A few members of the National Art Honor Society wait patiently in the room of Art 2, talking among themselves. Ms. Kelly McBrien, the NAHS adviser, lets each student pick a photo of an orphan they want to draw. Scanning their photos, the students begin to work on their portraits, which will share their gifts and talents with children from around the world.


FIELD OF SCREAMS: FESTIVITIES OF FEAR

By Emily Ankers/Editor-In-Chief/Just off route 30 is a small desolate area that has been morphed into a Halloween utopia filled with fun in fear. Since the late 90’s, Field of Screams has been a highly attended event across all areas. Found on 191 College Ave., the attraction is a thirty minute drive from Red Lion.


CHOIR BEGINS PRACTICE FOR THEIR “HEADLINING” MINI-MUSICAL “NEWSIES”

By Chelsea Napoli/Staff Writer/Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Red Lion Senior High Choir is putting on their final concert featuring songs from the Disney musical “Newsies.” This musical is based on the actual newsboy strike of 1899, which was a youth-led campaign against the rise of newspaper prices due to the Spanish American War.


SOCIAL ISSUES IN ART PORTRAYED BY STUDENTS

By Lillian Kiehner/Staff Writer/Art 3 may seem like a typical art room where there are are paint brushes, canvases, colored pencils, and charcoal sticks. Mr. David Hopkins gave some leniency to his students when he decided it would be best to agree on a project with them.


WHAT IS ST. PATRICK’S DAY AND WHY IS IT CELEBRATED?

By Clare Mankin/Business Manager/Throughout history St. Patrick’s day has been a way for Irish citizens to pay tribute to the patron saint of the Emerald Island. So when did it change? How did the once virtuous holiday turn into a slander of the island’s history?


MUSICAL “URINETOWN” RUNS FEB. 28-MARCH 3.

SEE CAST INTERVIEWS RIGHT HERE


MARY POPPINS RETURNS: A FANTASTICAL NEW PERSPECTIVE ON THE “SUPERCALIFRAGILISTICEXPIALIDOCIOUS” WORLD LOVED BY MILLIONS

By Clare Mankin/Business Manager/Mary Poppins Returns directed by Robert Marshall, is a new take on the cult classic, that can resonate with all generations. The movie is based on the Banks children, both young and old, and how overwhelmed with impossible issues they are.


IS VALENTINE’S DAY OVERRATED?

By Cassidy Graham/Marketing Director/The month of February brings forth emotions, feelings, and activities that most people want to forget about…or do they? Valentine’s Day can often be seen as “Hallmark’s Holiday” where consumers of all ages stress over what gifts to get, the perfect card, and the chocolates that will be received on the special day.


THE SENIOR EXECUTIVE COUNCIL INVITES STUDENTS TO WINTER FORMAL DANCE

By Marissa Burd/Editor-in-Chief/The senior executive council has planned a 2019 Winter Formal dance, welcoming all of Red Lion High School students to the commons on Sat, Feb. 23. The dance will be held from 7-10 p.m. for Red Lion High School students only.


SHOPPING SMART FOR THE HOLIDAYS

By Marissa Burd/Editor-in-Chief/It’s easy to stress around the holidays when there’s a budget to maintain. Expectations for gifts have gotten higher because predecessors of electronics are released new at a more expensive price than the previous year. A couple Christmas gifts that have stayed popular on wishlists through the past few years are smart phones and game consoles.


THE ORIGINS OF 10 CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS

By Aubrie Wise/Junior Editor-in-Chief/As Christmas time approaches, people look forward to celebrating their Christmas traditions, but looking deeper, do they make sense? We hang up large socks to put gifts in, kiss under a plant, and put out desserts for a fat man who enters our house through the chimney. So where did all these odd traditions come from?


THE ANNUAL CHRISTMAS MAGIC RETURNS

By Alexander Schor/Reporter/York has many places and opportunities for people wanting to have fun as the weather gets colder and the holidays approach. One such activity is Christmas Magic which is held annually at Rocky Ridge County Park. Every year the park strings thousands of lights, signs, Santas and train displays.


PROFESSIONAL ACTOR PETER SMITH SKYPES DRAMA CLASS

By Clare Mankin/Blog Editor/It’s a regular Tuesday afternoon and students are just stepping into their final class of the day.  A look of realization passes through each drama students face. The computer that’s usually in the middle of the room, has its camera open and up with a call in the process of connecting.