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Sophomore Perspective of C.B. South

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Julie Wood, Staff Writer

November 14, 2013

I am the oldest child in my family, and it makes me feel like a science experiment.  I am put through situations first, and then I inform my sisters and give advice on what to do.  An example of one of the situations I am put through is high school. I had no idea what to expect with the first day ...

A New Place, New Teachers

Josh Fields, Contributing Writer

November 14, 2013

This 2013-2014 school year there are nine new teachers at Central Bucks South. Some are relieving teachers on maternity leave, others replacing teachers who retired this past year. House Principal Mr. Miles said, " Sometimes teachers retire, or we have had South veteran teachers who have left the area...

Voices from the High School

Julie Wood, Staff Writer

November 14, 2013

The Titan Thespians performed their fall play, Voices from the High School, on November 8 and 9. It consisted of a variety of scenes that addressed aspects of teenage life.  It was a collection of short stories rather than one interconnected plot. It had comedic and dramatic scenes that relatable to ...

The Breakdown on the SATs

Anisha Oommen, Contributing Writer

November 14, 2013

Every year juniors and seniors at CB South take part in what is arguably the biggest test of their lives, also known as the SATs. The SATs are a college admission test, and colleges use its results to compare students’ abilities. The test assesses the skills that students are already learning in schoo...

What is National Merit?

Deniz Tunceli, Contributing Writer

November 14, 2013

Towards the end of September every year, a handful of students walk into their fourth block classes with pretzels in hand, symbolic of achievement.  The achievement: being selected as a semifinalist in for the National Merit Scholarship, a program one can partake in through the PSAT. The National...

Teacher Spotlight: Mrs. Howard

Mrs. Howard
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Tiffany Robinson, Contributing Writer

November 14, 2013

A teacher known as Mrs. Howard is still going strong after being a teacher for nearly 25 years, and she plans on being a teacher for another 15 years.  She teaches Family Consumer Science, School Age Child Class, American Cuisine and Living Independently. Her goal here at CB South High School is to...

The Maasai Visit South

Philip Chwistek, Contributing Writer

November 14, 2013

A group of East Africans called the Maasai gave presentations at CB South about their culture and sold Maasai jewelry this past October. The event was sponsored by the World Affairs Club and a charity called the MCEP, or Maasai Cultural Exchange Project. The presentations occured primarily in Modern...

Kids Castle Comes Back

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Sophia Bilotta, Contributing Writer

November 14, 2013

A Doylestown icon known as Kids Castle, a staple in many children’s lives, is starting to come back into place after a yearlong renovation. Inspired by the castles of Henry Chapman Mercer, Kids Castle has brought joy and happiness to children of all ages. This castle is meant for children to play...

Is Our Universe a Computer Simulation?

Eric Sphar, Staff Writer

November 14, 2013

Benzi chibna looble bazebni gweb.  If you were a Sim, you might have understood that this means, “Nothing is impossible if you believe.”  The age old “brain in a vat” theory (or as it is now called, Simulated Reality) is being tested with new science to attempt to prove if we are nothing but ...

NSA Surveillance: Do You Like Our “Big Brother”?

Kathryn Wang, Staff Writer

November 14, 2013

With all the talk of Edward Snowden and “Big Brother," the controversy over digital privacy is at a high. The NSA, the National Security Agency, began doing mass electronic surveillance in 2007. Using a data mining tool called PRISM, the government began collecting and storing a massive amount of el...

Frustrating Politics “Turn-off” Students

Deniz Tunceli, Contributing Writer

November 14, 2013

As October 17 grew closer, Congress was left with a decision to make, one with far-reaching implications.  The two options?  Keep the government shutdown and force a US default, or resolve the crisis and let over 800,000 Americans resume work. The choice seemed simple, at least to high-school students. ...

Working it to Twerking it

Annie Wang, Staff Writer

November 14, 2013

She’s got the best of both worlds. From being the double identity pop star by night, normal teenage girl by day, to now a twerking, wrecking Hollywood celeb who can’t stop and won’t stop, Miley Cyrus has changed in more ways than some can imagine from her childhood to today. Born on November 23...

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