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Flaming Phoenix Soars at Worlds

The nine members of the high school’s FTC (First Tech Challenge) robotics team, Flaming Phoenix, competed in the FIRST (For the Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics World Championship in St. Louis, MO from April 26 to April 29. The team comprises of juniors Christina Ammon, Kaelyn Gaza, Austin Hwa, Matthew Caputo, sophomore

Departments Change Curriculums

With the school year drawing to a close, teachers at the high school are shifting their focus towards plans for next year. Across various departments, teachers are taking a look at the curriculum for their respective subject areas. For some departments, significant changes are underway regarding the course offerings. For the Social Studies Department, new

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Technical College High School announces students of the quarter Every quarter, TCHS recognizes students for their exceptional work. This quarter, Shannon Himes was chosen for the morning Allied Health program, and Micayla Flores was honored for the afternoon program. In Computer Information Systems, Trevor Phaneuf was chosen. Carol Vidal Hernandez was also recognized for Early

Community reacts to ‘Charlie Hebdo’ tragedy

On January 7, 2015 the headquarters of Charlie Hebdo, a Parisian satirical magazine, became the unprecedented battleground for international free speech. Two terrorists broke into the offices, shooting and killing 12 people, including the magazine’s editor and two police officers. A two-day long manhunt followed, with police closing in on the brothers hiding in a

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Alex “Football” Pechin wins state football award Alex Pechin was nominated based on his impressive football performance, community service, and academics for the Mini Max High School Award. Pechin and 61 other players were selected from Districts 1, 3, 11, and 12 in Pennsylvania. Seniors defeat Juniors in Powder Puff Football On Thursday, December 4,

News in Brief: October

     Sam Miller places 2nd at UPenn competition Sam Miller, a senior at Unionville, competed in University of Pennsylvania’s NANODay at University of Pennsylvania on Wednesday, October 22. His               project, The Effects of Running Biomechanics and Footwear on Shock Transmission in Experienced Distance Runners, placed 2nd in

Student Council Makes Spirit Week a Success

A growing topic of interest at the high school is the question of how student council communicates with the student body.  This year, it has used many methods of communication, exemplified by the most recent Spirit Week. The school’s general consensus is that this year’s Spirit Week was one of the most exciting in recent

Eleni Gianelos Leads Team to Success

With the girl’s tennis team’s season coming to an end this October, the team proudly walks away with tremendous group and personal achievements. As a whole, the team finished 2nd in District 1, which the girls have never done before, and ended up in the top 8 for the statewide tournament. Both the team and

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Unionville high on  Daily Beast rankings The Daily Beast, owned by Newsweek magazine, ranked Unionville High School number 66 in the nation and first in the state of Pennsylvania on their list of “America’s Best High Schools” at the end of August. The ranking was based on six criteria, including graduation rate, college accpetance rate,

News In Brief: March 2013

Students attend Nationals for Speech and Debate  Eight students from the Speech and Debate team have been selected to represent the Philadelphia District and compete in the NCFL National Tournament in May in Philadelphia. 2,500 students from across the globe will be competing. Nick Caputo, Jason Shao, Ananth Panchanadam and Sriki Garlapati will be competing