The Student News Site of James Buchanan High School

The Rocket Flame

The Student News Site of James Buchanan High School

The Rocket Flame

The Student News Site of James Buchanan High School

The Rocket Flame

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Sawyer Strine January 22, 2024

Hey Girls, Gays, and Theys!!! I missed you all so much!!!!!!!!! We’re back for another month with the best opinion column in the Tri-State...

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Sawyer Strine December 30, 2023

Hey best friend, girly pops! Me again, back to make you wonder, “Did he take his prozac this morning?” (The answer is yes, I’m just a funny...

Dance Studio Changes Hands
Dance Studio Changes Hands
Nikki Pence October 24, 2023

The beloved dance studio adored by countless members of the Mercersburg Township went through a huge change this past summer. The previous owners,...

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Sawyer Strine January 22, 2024

Hey Girls, Gays, and Theys!!! I missed you all so much!!!!!!!!! We’re back for another month with the best opinion column in the Tri-State...

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Emma McCoy (10)
Shooting for the Stars
Kimber Yeager, staff writer • December 6, 2023

Shooting for success, Emma McCoy (10) qualified for the national shooting competition. McCoy has been on her Rifle Team for the past three years,...

Discussions with Fitz
Veronica Edeburn November 16, 2023

Instruction should be more than lecturing to students who sit in rows of desks and inattentively listen. Information found mainly in books is...

Cafeteria Delicacy
Sharing a laugh over lunch, Lilly Garbinski (10) and Ainsley Green (10) enjoy their chocolate milk out of a Galliker’s-made carton; a sought-after luxury during the milk carton shortage.
Carton Catastrophe
Brody Crone November 16, 2023

Currently facing a shortage throughout the country, milk cartons served in many school cafeterias begin to dwindle. Powering through the famine,...

Photo of the Week
Sopia Stoner
After receiving their flowers and gift bags, Line Feuillatre, Ethan Hopkins, William Dovey, Carissa Myers, Nicolas Ruiz, and Sofia Snider stand in front of the James Buchanan Aquatics banner for the last time together at a home competition.
They Wish They Could Just Keep Swimming
Lainey McCulloh, staff writer • January 29, 2024
Honoring people afflicted by cancer, Grace Egli (12) hands a carnation to Jenny Lauthers, a cancer survivor. Every player on the James Buchanan High School girls basketball team gave out a carnation to a cancer patient. “It feels awesome to be honored,” Lauthers said.
Brody Crone, staff writer • January 25, 2024
Dribbling around her opponent, Morgan Iverson (12) uses her arm to block. Iverson maneuvered around her contender and shot the ball. She successfully scored a three-pointer.
The Rockets Honor Teachers
Brody Crone, staff writer • January 2, 2024
Introducing...Coach Miller
Introducing...Coach Miller
Natalea Thurston, staff writer • December 14, 2023
Sports Calendar and results
Educational Planning Night
Educational Planning Night
Avery Cook, staff writer • February 21, 2024

Giving students the opportunity to seek out new classes and learn about various opportunities, the James Buchanan High School will be offering...

Honoring people afflicted by cancer, Grace Egli (12) hands a carnation to Jenny Lauthers, a cancer survivor. Every player on the James Buchanan High School girls basketball team gave out a carnation to a cancer patient. “It feels awesome to be honored,” Lauthers said.
Brody Crone, staff writer • January 25, 2024

Showing support for their community, players on the James Buchanan High School basketball teams honored those who had been affected by cancer....

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