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Participants are engaging in one of the many styles of yoga  offered at Twisted Roots.

Chose to Pose

Addysen Craumer, Reporter November 28, 2023

Think of the poses. Downward dog, tree pose, cobra, these are all workout poses that have been said again and again, but where did they come from? The origins of yoga can be traced back over 5,000 years...

The sign signaling the start of Dallastowns annual blood drive, hosted by the Health STAT club.

Photostory: The Blood Drive

JD Prelich, Reporter November 21, 2023

On Friday, Nov. 3rd, Dallastown's Health STAT club hosted their 15th Annual Blood Drive with Central Penn Blood Bank. In order to donate, participants had to be 16 or older and over 120 pounds.   The...

Taylor Swifts Eras Tour film made its debut in theaters on October 13. The film generated just below $100 million during opening weekend.

Eras Tour (Theater Version)

Taylor Hicks, Sports Editor in Chief November 21, 2023

From a quiet movie in a row of seats to a filling environment of singing and dancing, the Taylor Swift: Eras Tour film took over theaters during its debut.  Starting Oct. 13,  fans got a front and...

This aerial shot was taken of Wildcat Stadium prior to construction that began in November. While the field and track will remain the same, the center section of bleachers, the original construction, will be replaced with a more modern structure. The stadium area has gone through several renovations, but according to alumni, it houses a lot of memories.

Secondary West Campus Safety & Security Project Part 3: Remembering Wildcat Stadium

Clara Anile and Isabella Wilkinson November 21, 2023

From sporting events to yearly activities such as powder puff, graduation, and school pride - Wildcat Stadium has served as a special place to create memories for many Dallastown students, staff and community...

My aunt Gwen(middle), me(right), and my little sister(left) in May 2021

Dressing vs. Filling vs. Stuffing

Zion Johnson, Reporter November 20, 2023

The time for thankfulness has come. But most importantly the time to stuff our faces with savory and delicious foods.  According to Delish, Pennsylvania's favorite thanksgiving food is Turkey. However,...

Dallastowns 2022-2023 Mens and Womens team before their meet against Northeastern. The Boys and Girls went on to sweep the Bobcats in their competitions.

Dallastown Aims for Success

Austin Shipley, Reporter November 20, 2023

The Dallastown swim team has been one of Dallastown’s most successful sporting teams for years-piling up YAIAA championships year after year. Now, in 2023, the Dallastown Wildcats look to add yet another...

Col. Reginald Neal is pictured riding after taking a basic riders course refresher at Dobbins Air Reserve Base in Marietta, Ga.

No matter how busy you are, you have time for safety, Col. Neal said during the training.

Freedom On Two Wheels

Alexander Mihalyov, Reporter November 15, 2023

Many people want the ability to travel where and whenever they want. Most people in the US do this by car but some individuals choose a more thrilling adventure: Motorcycles. Some teachers/employees...

As the Class of 2024 is preparing for graduation scheduled for June 3, 2024, they look back on their high school experience and offer advice to current freshman.

A Final Word From DHS Seniors

Laura Pottman, Reporter November 9, 2023

While the Class of 2024 has been through a challenging yet memorable high school experience, the Dallastown freshmen are just getting started. Seniors provide insightful tips for the new batch of students...

A Halloween bucket dumped after Trick-or-Treating filled with treats that can be collected the night of Halloween.

Spooky Season

Olivia Burns, Reporter November 9, 2023

Halloween isn’t just one day in October, over the years it has slowly leaked into taking over the whole month. Between costume themed football games, Halloween parades, Halloweekend and more, DHS...

Keller Spera and elementary students smile for the camera before a Friday football game.

Football Friday Readers

Abigayle Kusmierski, Reporter November 7, 2023

Before the stadium lights turn on, there’s a tradition. A tradition that has been going on for three years.  The Football Friday Readers program was started because one of the coaches, Kyle Andrews,...

The line dancing crowd at Windridge Farm in PA learning a new dance.

Dancin’ Across the Country

Olivia Burns, Reporter November 6, 2023

If you hear heels tapping in the gym, or country music blasting from the wrestling room, don’t be alarmed. The new Line Dancing club has officially been started by some students and physical education...

Student Council decorated the hallways with vines and twinkle lights to accommodate the theme: Echanted Forest.

An Enchanted Week

Isabella Wilkinson and Taylor Hicks November 6, 2023

The week of Oct. 9 - 14, Homecoming week was in full swing here at Dallastown.  

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