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Spring Break: Miami

College stress got you down? Spring break is in full swing all across the sunny peninsula of Florida, and Miami is the trendy place to be. South Beach offers a host of great restaurants and nightlife, in addition to the bright blue waters stretching for miles around. If you’re up for a good time, hit up Miami for Spring Break 2013 and leave your winter blues behind. The first step is to find a flight that fits your budget and schedule. Services such as Expedia, Orbitz, and Kayak offer search…

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Li’l Abner Puts the Spotlight on Music Department Arts News Special Events 

Li’l Abner Puts the Spotlight on Music Department

From March 14th-16th, high school chorus members, with some “special guests” from the cast and production crew, presented their production of legendary musical Li’l Abner. The musical, based on a comic strip that ran from 1934-1977, was adapted into the current movie version in 1956. Northern Bedford’s cast used scripts from the original comic strips, while incorporating the scores from the 1956 film version. Li’l Abner’s synopsis is as follows from IMDb.com: “As Sadie Hawkins Day approaches, Daisy Mae hopes to win the hand of Li’l Abner by catching him…

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Rant/Rave Opinion Rants and Raves 

Rant/Rave

Rave: Wanelo Wanelo is a website similar to Pinterest that allows you to view anything from clothes, to accessories, to technology. You can add an item to your wish list. In contrast to Pinterest though, it gives you the option to actually buy the item and gives you a discounted price. Many people love this website because it allows you to view all of the products of many categories and then gives you the option to buy them. It is convenient, fast, and very easy, which is probably why many…

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NBC Star Employee: Stephanie Veach Features 

NBC Star Employee: Stephanie Veach

Our school district has many important people working many jobs and coming together to work as one.  There are all the educated teachers, hard-working secretaries, principals of all schools, our superintendent, lunch/cooking staff, and the custodians.  I got the opportunity to interview and talk with one of the custodians.  Stephanie Veach is one of the important people in our school district. Stephanie said she started working here at our school district in September of 2005.  She worked as an instructional assistant in the elementary school.  Due to budget cuts, she…

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Shoot, swish, score: Girls’ Basketball Sports Winter Sports 

Shoot, swish, score: Girls’ Basketball

The varisty girls’ basketball team, led by coach Todd Eckenroad, had a strong season this year, finishing 17-8. The basketball team this year was complete with Seniors: Bethany Cronrath, Cierra Cottle, Alyssa Smith, Leah Hershberger, Brianna Beach,  and Gabrielle Clark. Sophmores: Lana Gochnour, Hannah Drenning, Krista Burket, Kit Fink, and Brittany Veach. Freshmen: Shelby crooks and Brianna Leidy. The Northern Bedford girls faced Fannet Metal on February 5, 2013. It was a close game, but in the end we defeated  Fannet metal 66-61. The lady panthers played against Everett on…

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Bethany Cronrath: Allstar basketball player Features Winter Sports 

Bethany Cronrath: Allstar basketball player

Bethany Rose Cronrath was born February 9, 1995 to Michelle and Chris Cronrath. She resides in Bakers Summit with her parents and her twin brother Andrew, who is also a senior this year. When asked for reasons for liking basketball, Bethany replied with “I like basketball because the speed, the physicality, and the fact that you have to know about what you’re doing as well. I honestly think I joined because it looked fun and that was 9 years ago, so my exact reason was probably just that.” Bethany’s favorite…

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NBC Star Employee: Linette Foor Features News 

NBC Star Employee: Linette Foor

Linette Foor is one of the cafeteria workers at Northern Bedford. She prepares the food for hundreds of students and staff every day and she has been a part of the NBC cafeteria staff for 7 years. When asked if there is anything Linette would change about her job, she replied “If I could change one thing about my job, the only thing I’d change about it is to have the kitchen renovated and to have more space. I wouldn’t change any other thing because I love where I work…

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Varsity Boy’s Basketball Winter Sports 

Varsity Boy’s Basketball

This year, the Varsity Boys’ Basketball team ended with a record of 19-6.  It was a great season that was the last for the six seniors.  Tayler Pressel, Zachary Pressel, Brandon Litzenberger, Trenton Barnes, Garret England, and Andrew Cronrath were the seniors that will not be returning next year.  The juniors were Zane Snyder, Blake Over, Kyler Diehl, Jonathan Petrou, and Cory Zimmerman.  Finally, the sophomores were Tyler Oswalt, Logan Corle, Aaron Batzel, Nicholas Foor, and Joshua Decker. The season kicked off with a win against Bedford,  resulting in a…

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Rant/Rave Opinion Rants and Raves 

Rant/Rave

Rave: The Cup song The 2012 film Pitch Perfect sparked a new interest in mimicking the cup song as shown on the movie when Anna Kenderick (Beca) performs it at an audition. There are videos circulating all over YouTube on how to tutorials to perform the cup song. It is a combination of learning the techniques of moving the cup while also singing the song “You’re Gonna Miss Me”  by Lulu & the Lampshades. Rant: Keystone exams There are quite a few people that did not pass the Keystone exams….

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Teacher Feature: Mrs. Laird Features 

Teacher Feature: Mrs. Laird

Mrs. Laird is one of the most enthusiastic teachers you’ll find around NBC. She loves teaching her 6th graders, her community, and keeping busy.  She graciously shared her favorite things about NBC, teaching, and even her favorite school subject! You could say she was destined to become a teacher. She grew up around teachers, her father being one himself. When she was ten, her family had a foster child. That, she says, was her very first teaching job. “I was around teachers all my life. I always came to school…

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