The Disconcerting Effects of Dirty Dancing at Prom

May 9, 2017

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It’s no secret that Prom is a huge event for many people in high school. From the cheesy ways to pick up a date to the time it takes to look as good as possible on the day of, Prom is an important rite of passage for many teenagers....

United Highschool Media Competition

Charity Pauley, Reporter

April 27, 2017

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 Spring Valley newspaper students attended the United High School Media Contest at Marshall University’s School of Journalism on March 17, 2017.  Every year, high schools from all over West Virginia enter journalism projects...

Do Sports Help Grades Academically?

Charity Pauley, Reporter

April 3, 2017

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Research shows that children and teens that are involved in after school sports tend to have more improvement in their academic grades. Benefits of kids' involvement in sports and physical education include improved fitness and lower...

ACT Testing Guidelines: How to Earn a Great Score

Justin Lucas, Editor-in-Chief

February 3, 2017

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With the ACT coming up on February 11, 2017, it is time to consider what useful options are available to students in order to increase study options and to help test performance improve overall. It is beneficial to look over...

What’s Your Opinion on the Smarter Balanced Test?

Michayla Bowles and Maggie Chaffin, Reporters

January 20, 2017

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    The Smarter Balanced Assessment is a standardized test consortium.  It is aligned to the Common Core State Standards.  The test consists of three major components designed to improve learning and teachi...

Seniors Saluted into Graduation

Kaitlin May and Chloe Barker, Reporters

January 12, 2017

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Senior Salute It is almost the time for seniors to graduate and to move on in the world and sometimes people want recognition for the time that they have spent in high school, and our school’s solution is a little thing calle...

Newspaper Staff: Behind the Scenes

Charity Pauley, Editor

December 21, 2016

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       Here at Spring Valley High School you do not hear much about the upcoming events unless it's told from the intercom or teachers around you.  Now Spring Valley has a website where you can come and see what’s going on around y...

Advice Q and A

Destiny Smith, Reporter

December 16, 2016

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I set up a box for students at SVHS to put advice questions into. I’m not here to judge your questions I’m here to help you and answer your questions the best possible and honest way that I can. The very first question...

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