Thanksgiving Tradition Continues at Cranberry

By ALEXIS DEHNER Student contributor “I’m so happy we are happy to keep this tradition and take it on the road to the families in...

Cranberry Soars To New Heights

By DEVIN ZERBE Student contributor Cranberry is moving up a step in the technological world with the new addition of drones. Cranberry High School was...

The 2020 Crantopia President is… 

By ALAINA OLSON Student contributor Overlapping the actual 2020 presidential election, four candidates have battled it out to be the next Crantopia president in a...

YELLOW LIGHT: Slow the Spread

By ADY CARTER Student contributor Beginning Nov. 9, Cranberry High School is converting to phase yellow.  The transition was decided by the superintendents of Venango...

Quarantine Reflection

By ALAINA OLSON – Student contributor It is crazy to think about how much words have an affect on our lives, how a few simple...

Veterans Day Goes Virtual

By AUDREY FRAZIER Student contributor Under the current circumstances, Cranberry High School is unable to hold an in-person Veterans Day program, but this doesn’t mean...

2020 Crantopian Presidential Debate

In a mock election at Cranberry High School, a presidential debate will occur in two sections. This video is the opening statements. Tune in to...

Senior Passion Presentations

By NATALIE SANDROCK Student contributor The passions people develop over time are not only important in the moment, but are crucial to maintaining a healthy...

Welcome to the 2020 Crantopia Election

By AMBER HOLT Student contributor With the upcoming presidential election, Cranberry High School has begun to make preparations for the school’s Crantopia election. Hosted by...

Cranberry Journalism Students Awarded for Excellence

Ava Fischer won a first place award and two second place awards at the Keystone Press Awards in 2020. (By Gabe Dresbach/Student contributor) Gabe Dresbach...

State Medalist: Hayden Bell

By ALAINA OLSON Student contributor “It’s surprising! I thought that I would place a lot lower based on how I did throughout the competition,” Hayden...

Students Awarded for the Most Creative Face Masks

By HANNAH NIEDERRITER Student contributor During the first full week of October at Cranberry Junior Senior High School, students and staff alike participated in a...

Masked but still Moving

By ALAINA OLSON Student contributor Covid-19 has affected everything in our daily lives. We must adapt to these changes and think positively. This is exactly...

Democrats vs Democracy: Green Party’s Struggle For Working Class Party

EDITORIAL By DYLAN LU – Student contributor On Sept. 17, 2020, the leftwing Green-Socialist Coalition was removed from the ballot in Pennsylvania by the PA...

Local Teen Excels in IBO Competition

By AUDREY FRAZIER Student contributor “It was very amazing to see my hard work finally pay off. This really showed me I can do anything...

Small Shelter: Big Hero

By BROOKE WHITLING Student contributor “Have you ever seen so many dogs smiling?” My mom tearily asked me as we pulled out of the Venango...

Gavel Down: What’s a Filibuster and Why You Should Question It

By BO MYERS – Student contributor In a chamber in Washington, D.C. sit a hundred people. These people are called the U.S. Senate. The Senate...

Students Taking Charge

By BROOKE WHITLING – Student contributor Every school year, Journalism and Publication students are elected to head departments. Here are the class leaders:    ...

‘See You at the Pole’

By ADYSSON CARTER Student contributor On Sept. 23 at 6:15 in the morning, Ignite, Cranberry High School’s Fellowship of Christian Students’ club, hosted an event...

Gavel Down: Ballot Battle

By BO MYERS – Student contributor Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court extended the due date for a mail-in ballot for General Election...

A Brand New Normal For Cranberry High School

By  DEVIN ZERBE Student contributor If you’ve been inside of Cranberry High School since the school year began on Sept. 1, you may have noticed...

The Life, Legacy, and Legal Precedence of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. 

“No door should be closed to people willing to spend the hours of effort to make their dreams come true” – Associate Justice Ruth Bader...

Cranberry’s Homestaying Spirit Week

By BROOKE WHITLING Student contributor This year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Cranberry High School will not have a homecoming dance. However, students can still...

Gavel Down: The loss of an icon

“Serving on this court is the highest honor and most awesome trust that can be placed in a judge.” – Ruth Bader Ginsburg By BO...

Gavel Down: ‘Beyond a reasonable doubt’

By BO MYERS – Student contributor Pennsylvania law states under Title 35: Chapter 73 (COMMONWEALTH SERVICES), Subchapter A (THE GOVERNOR AND DISASTER EMERGENCIES), Statue 7301...

Unmasked Superheroes

By ADYSSON CARTER Student contributor The start of the 2020 school year was definitely a peculiar one for the students at Cranberry High School. Due...

Free at Last: USDA Relieves Families from Paying for Lunches

¨I have started getting school lunch more.¨ Emily Murray, Cranberry High School freshman By ALEXIS DEHNER and AUDREY FRAZIER Student contributor The coronavirus pandemic has...

Matt Woolcock Excels with Cross Country Record 

By AMBER HOLT Student contributor This week, Matt Woolcock, a junior at Cranberry High School, set a cross country course record at Keystone. The record...

Gavel Down: Unconstitutional?

By BO MYERS Student contributor A federal court in Pittsburgh ruled Monday, Sept. 14, that Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf and Health Secretary Racheal Levine’s lockdown...

Returning to School: What Students have to Say

By NICK RICHAR Student contributor “With everything going on, the school should be prepared for a successful year,” Cameron Russell, a Cranberry senior, said during...