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Editorial: High School Fitness Testing is Useless

Anna Callahan, Reporter

November 11, 2019

The State of Pennsylvania does not require fitness tests from students. In fact, only the states of Alabama, California, Connecticut, and West Virginia require them. So why do we have to take them? Fitness testing children isn’t helpful to them or anyone else. Fitness testing is defined as the a...

How to Reduce Stress

Lavender is a common essential oil used to help battle stress. It can be applied to the feet to help individuals sleep or sniffed to help calm nerves. (Pete Favelle/CC BY-NC 2.0)

Elaina Joyner, Co-editor of Kiss & Tell

April 12, 2018

Stress is indisputably common in the United States and around the world. Although many people have stress, they do not always know how to reduce the pressure they are feeling. Whether this includes shaking, sweating, or having trouble breathing, there are many ways to reduce these stress symptoms...

Fitness and nutrition tips for healthy living

The final exercise for the gluteus medius is the step up. To complete this exercise, step up onto a raised surface, typically about one foot tall, and bring the other knee up to 90 degrees, as if to step onto another, taller step, and step back down. This exercise will work best if it is done on both legs. (Broadcaster/Jenna Thomas)

Kieri Karpa, Head Layout Manager

February 13, 2018

As the holiday season comes to a close, many people are looking to get into better shape and lose some weight. These tips for exercise and nutrition have been scientifically proven to be what works best to make an overall healthier you. Exercise: Above, Junior Tyler Myrick-Loveless and Senior Liz...

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