Cranberry High School Honors Area Veterans 

By BROOKE WHITLING and NATALIE SANDROCK Student contributors Cranberry Area High School hosted its annual Veterans Day assembly Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019, in honor of...

Cider for a Cause

By BROOKE WHITLING Student contributor Recently, Cranberry High School students involved with Pennsylvania High School United Nations Conference (PHUNC), a Model UN program located at...

The Garden

By Dylan Lu – Student contributor A rising sun breaks through the clouds as I walk across an oaken bridge, shadowed by rows of peach...

Giving Back to Our Future

By BROOKE WHITLING Student contributor Nearly three years after their 50th high school reunion, the Cranberry High School class of 1967 has made a sizeable...

“…into the murky water of Geneva Swamp”

Jenna Seigworth – Student contributor (This piece was written after shadowing a duck hunting trip with Hunter Redfield, who also detailed the expedition in a...

Yoga and Kickboxing Fitness Fun

By HANNAH NIEDERRITER Student contributor From 5:30-6:30 p.m. on Oct. 23, a fitness night with the theme of destressing was held in the Cranberry High...

Photography Workshop 

By DEVIN ZERBE Student contributor This past Tuesday, Richard Sayer, photographer for The Derrick, came to Cranberry High School to hold a photography workshop with...

Annual Cake Decorating Contest

By KRISTEN HOGUE Student contributor Cranberry High School’s Creative Cooking class, run by Janet Smith, had its yearly cake decorating unit. While the students were...

Talent in Transit

By DYLAN LU Student contributor On Oct. 11, 2019, the Transit Art Gallery & Gifts reopened under the leadership of Christine Manning and the support...

White Cane Day

By ADY CARTER and NATALIE SANDROCK Student contributors The Venango County Association for the Blind came to Cranberry High School on Tuesday, Oct. 15, to...

“… All that matters is the music”

By BROOKE WHITLING Student contributor “… All that matters is the music, the pride, and the dedication of the OMB, “ writes Lauren McTiernan, Cranberry...

A Touch of Color

By ZOE ALBERT and SAM BLACK-WIGREN Student contributors Cranberry High School students in Kathleen Uhrinek’s Chemistry classes participated in a tie-dying project. This graded activity,...

Vaping: what you may not know

By KAIA DEAN Student contributor Paula DiGregory, a tobacco prevention and support specialist working in Crawford and Venango Counties, visited Cranberry High School on Oct....

New to Cranberry High School 

By HANNAH NIEDERRITER Student contributor In 2019, Cranberry High School has made significant strides towards superior education while also upgrading the environment in which students...

New Pass System and the Promotion of Academic Success

By HANNAH NIEDERRITER Student contributor Along with the addition of many valuable updates to Cranberry High School, a new pass system has been established for...

“…and to think that I was there”

By JENNA SEIGWORTH – Student contributor “I just received a phone call. We’re going to the Derrick.”  That’s how it all started, when Mrs. Trisha...

Athlete of the Week: Ava Ferringer

By NICK RICHAR Student contributor Ava Ferringer is our new athlete of the week. She has been in the spotlight recently with her performances in...

History Students Under Siege

By DYLAN LU Student contributor Teacher Chris Bost’s ninth grade history class designed catapults over the course of the last month to launch tennis balls...

Athlete of the Week: Cameron Russell

By ZOE ALBERT Student contributor This week’s Athlete of the Week is Cameron Russell.  When asked how it felt to receive this honor, Russell responded,...

Say Hello

By CARA ANDRES, DEVIN ZERBE and BROOKE WHITLING Student contributors “It’s a lot like the quote in ‘Lilo and Stitch.’ ‘Ohana means family. Family means...

Cranberry’s Cam Russell, an Inspiration

By KRISTEN HOGUE Student contributor Last Friday, the Oil City Oilers took on the Beavers from Dubois. After an Oiler’s victory, the teams were leaving...

Securing Our School

By BROOKE WHITLING Student contributor As a part of renovations made over the summer, the Cranberry Area School District installed many features at the high...

Athlete of the Week: Matt Woolcock

By BROOKE WHITLING and GABE DRESBACH Student contributors Leading by example and attending every practice are just two reasons Coach Keith Siverling gave when speaking...

Athlete of the Week: Kalynne Ziegler

By ANNA MOORE Student contributor Athlete of the Week goes to one of the many hard working individuals at Cranberry High School, junior Kalynne Ziegler....

United Way Gives Gracious Donation to Cranberry Closet

By AMBER HOLT AND DEVIN ZERBE Student contributors In the beginning of the school year, Cranberry High School’s C.A.R.E. team received a bountiful donation from...

Walk to School Day

By JACOB UMSTEAD and HUNTER REDFIELD Student contributors On Wednesday, Sept. 11, several students and staff participated in “Walk to School” day, an annual event...

Shattered Skylines and Scattered Steel

By DYLAN LU with contributions by HANNAH NIEDERRITER – Student contributors On a bright September morning, the nation awoke. The quiet streets became bustling with thousands...

Friday Night Lights: Cranberry, O.C. homecoming events

By JENNA SEIGWORTH Student contributor Ever since the news broke mid-summer, questions have been rising about Cranberry High School’s homecoming plans. Students and parents alike...

Athlete of the Week: Steven Kline

By NICK RICHAR Student contributor Cranberry High School is full of dedicated and hard working athletes, and this week’s spotlight athlete is junior Steven Kline....

Athlete of the Week: Andrea Ziegler

Cranberry Chronicles staff Andrea Ziegler, an 11th grader, is the first recognized this year in Cranberry High School’s new Athlete of the Week program created...