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Six Pennsylvania Counties Shut Down Due to COVID-19

Six Pennsylvania Counties Shut Down Due to COVID-19

Katie Jones, Brand Manager

March 23, 2020

By: Katie Jones, Reporter Governor Tom Wolf has issued a two week stay at home order on six Pennsylvania counties effective Monday, March 23rd at 8 p.m. The six counties include Allegheny County, Bucks County, Chester County, Delaware County, Monroe County, Montgomery County, and Philadelphia County. &...

DTSD, HSS and COVID-19/Coronavirus: Regular Updates Here

DTSD, HSS and COVID-19/Coronavirus: Regular Updates Here

Broadcaster Staff

March 12, 2020

Our goal is to provide clear information on what is going on: what to do to stay safe, how to avoid misinformation and rumors, what events have been cancelled, and more. Education updates: Keystones off, AP exams are at-home, and no online teaching from DTSD teachers By: Eva Baker and Clare Canavan To help prevent th...

Chick-fil-A Creates Heart-Shaped Chicken Trays for Valentines Day

Chick-fil-A Creates Heart-Shaped Chicken Trays for Valentines Day

Clare Canavan, Editor in Chief

February 11, 2020

Chick-Fil-A is offering an irregular present for you to treat your significant other, friends or yourself on Valentine's Day. Instead of buying chocolate and roses, Chick-Fil-A has created heart-shaped trays filled with a variety of their fan-favorite foods.  According to the Chick-Fil-A website, the Ch...

2020 MLK Celebration Held in Central PA

Jenna Reiber, Reporter

January 27, 2020

On Monday, January 20, 2020 Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Central Pennsylvania held their 11th annual celebration of the renowned minister and activist. There were many different organizations at the Commonwealth Charter Academy for students to learn about the historic day.  According to Local 21 N...

Students Sue the University of California for Requiring ACT or SAT Scores for Admission

Students Sue the University of California for Requiring ACT or SAT Scores for Admission

Alina Zang, Layout

December 20, 2019

Advocates, teachers, and students filed a lawsuit against the University of California due to them requiring standardized test scores for college admissions, claiming it is discriminatory against less privileged students. The lawsuit was filed on Tuesday, December 10 by advocates and a school...

Olivia Jade Returns to YouTube

Olivia Jade Returns to YouTube

Abbey Rogers, Reporter

December 9, 2019

Lifestyle influencer Olivia Jade Giannuli has returned to media site YouTube after a nine month absence. In her video, she admits that the past months have been tough for her with the charges she received from the college admissions scandal involving her mother, Lori Loughlin, and sister, Isabella Giann...

ACT Changes Testing Policy for 2020

Clare Canavan, Editor in Chief

November 8, 2019

ACT announced on Tuesday, October 8th, big changes to the way the company will admistrate tests.  Starting in September 2020, after students take the ACT test as a whole at least once, they can register to take one of the five sections, Reading, English, Math, Science, or Writing, individually. ...

NCAA Announces Athletes May Now Profit Off of Name, Image, and Likeness

NCAA Announces Athletes May Now Profit Off of Name, Image, and Likeness

Dan Hogan, Reporter

November 7, 2019

The NCAA announced that their board members voted unanimously to start the process of allowing collegiate athletes to profit from names, image, and likeness "in a manner consistent with the collegiate model.” According to ESPN, all changes should make sure student-athletes have the same opportunities ...

McDonald’s Stocks Down After Firing of CEO

McDonald’s Stocks Down After Firing of CEO

Emma Quillen, Reporter

November 7, 2019

This Sunday, McDonald’s announced the firing of their CEO, Steve Easterbrook, due to having a relationship with an employee. The relationship was consensual, however, it was a violation of Corporation Policy. Due to this controversial incident, McDonald’s stock has fallen about 2.67%, equaling about $4...

Young People Go on Global Climate Strike

Young People Go on Global Climate Strike

Abbey Rogers, Reporter

October 1, 2019

Climate change strikes began on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 in 139 different countries. Student and humanitarian groups along with company and environmental employees have stepped up to protest against climate change. On Friday, September 20, protest began on the East Coast. In Washington, D.C. man...

Robert Mueller speaks to Congress about collusion investigation

Talon Smith, Reporter

May 29, 2019

Special counsel Robert Mueller spoke before Congress about his investigation into the involvement between Russia and the Trump Administration for the first time in public on May 29th. According to the New York Times, Mueller emphasized the main findings of his report. These findings were that there was not enough evidence to prove a criminal conspiracy with Russia. ...

Multiple anti-abortion laws seek to challenge Roe v. Wade

Talon Smith, Reporter

May 28, 2019

Several pieces of legislation regarding abortion are appearing across the United States with the intention of overturning Roe v. Wade. On May 15, Alabama’s government passed an abortion ban, with no exceptions for rape or incest. This law is the strictest piece of abortion legislation in the United States, according to The Hill. It also directly challeng...

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