Radnorite

Senior Issue

Emilija Sagaityte, Former Editor-in-Chief

June 13, 2018

The Class of 2018 will officially say goodbye to Radnor High School on Wednesday evening, and this article is part of the senior edition of The Radnorite, which is meant to honor and congratulate the graduating seniors. In this issue, each senior staff member traditionally has the opportunity to reflect on...

A Conversation with Dr. Glenny

Neal Chan

June 5, 2018

One Tuesday after school in May, I entered Dr. Glenny’s choir room. He was just finishing up demonstrating a music theory concept to a student, singing the notes while playing the piano. Afterwards, I had the opportunity to sit down with him and talk about his life and work. He was youthful and energetic,...

Embattled State Senator Daylin Leach Gave a Presentation on Government to Radnor High School Students Last Thursday

Embattled State Senator Daylin Leach Gave a Presentation on Government to Radnor High School Students Last Thursday

Ben Chanenson and Sebastian Bryant

June 5, 2018

On February 24th, Daylin Leach ended his campaign for Congress amid allegations of sexual misconduct. Last Thursday, May 31st, he was at Radnor High School to talk about government with Radnor students. Mr. Leach is a state senator for the 17th district, representing Radnor, other parts of Delaware County,...

Achievements in Band

Nazim Duran

April 30, 2018

In April, Radnor High School earned several awards in the fields of music and dance.   The Radnor High School concert band competed at the Festivals of Music in Boston on April 7th.  The band goes to this Boston festival every four years, which gives every Radnor band student an opportunity to at...

An Interview With Township Commissioner Richard Booker

Estelle Atkinson and Morgan Wisehart

April 23, 2018

Friday marked the nineteenth anniversary of the Columbine shooting, which left twelve young students and one of their teachers dead. The continuation of school shootings into the twenty first century only further exposes the prevalence and urgency of such an issue. Media coverage from the recent Parkland...

Invasion of the Ping Pong Balls: Are You Next?

Invasion of the Ping Pong Balls: Are You Next?

Emilija Sagaityte, Former Editor-in-Chief

April 19, 2018

To Radnor seniors, spring is the time for traditions: prom, teary-eyed graduation, adrenalized senior assassin, and the senior prank, which in past years has ranged from simulating a bull run through the hallways to flooding the library with a copious amount of ping pong balls. This year, however, it s...

March 14th: A Firsthand Account

March 14th: A Firsthand Account

Audrey Margolies

April 6, 2018

The teacher is in the middle of explaining our assignment when 9:54 turns to 9:55 on the clock positioned on the wall above his head. “I think we are supposed to leave,” one student interrupts quietly, looking at the teacher meekly. “Well, I can’t tell you to leave or stay,” the teacher replies,...

Fortnite Fever

Ben Chanenson

March 20, 2018

BRYN MAWR—The flu season may have passed, but Radnor is in the grips of an epidemic of its own: Fortnite Fever. Although numerous games have captured the attention of Radnor students in the past, no game has ever found such sustained success. In 2015, the high school was obsessed with Flappy Golf....

The Sleep Chronicles Part II: Benefits of Sleeping In

John Sutherby and Lauren Yang

March 12, 2018

Most of the people who have done research on the topic of school start times have concluded that starting school later is better. However, there are still many preconceived notions spread among those less informed about the issue that disprove the need or possibility of later school start times. These...

All Shook Up

All Shook Up

Nazim Duran

March 9, 2018

If you’ve walked down the halls of Radnor High School or perused the school website, chances are you’ve seen mention of the spring musical, All Shook Up. And chances are, you’ve never heard of it before. When I first decided to join the orchestra for All Shook Up, I too had no idea what it was...

RHS Crisis Protocols: Are You Safe?

Ryane Oswald

February 28, 2018

Facts of the Mass Shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School: On Wednesday, February 14, 2018, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in affluent Parkland, Florida, fell victim to the latest school shooting to devastate our country. With a death toll of 17, the Parkland shooting has become the 3rd dead...

Radnorite Word of the Year: Triggered

February 20, 2018

Radnorite Editorial Board Are you “triggered” by the Radnorite’s word of the year? As the year of 2017 has come to a close and 2018 has begun, the Radnorite Editorial Board has noticed an increase, in the use of the term. Urban Dictionary’s top definition of the word “triggered” is “gett...

The Sleep Chronicles Part I: The Importance of Sleep

The Sleep Chronicles Part I: The Importance of Sleep

John Sutherby and Lauren Yang

January 23, 2018

Sleep is a fascinating and crucial part of our daily lives. In fact, it is so important that going without it will literally drive us insane and eventually kill us. While sleep deprivation does not directly kill us, it is truly an epidemic that has horrible consequences. Teenagers are at a crucial stag...

Remembering Gemma

Remembering Gemma

Dakota Duffy

January 9, 2018

Gemma Grace Duffy was born on December 29th, 1992. You might have also known her as Gemmy, Gem-gem, Gi-gi, G, Cemma, or Gemmaluchi. She grew up right here in Wayne. She was a graduate of Wayne Elementary School, Radnor Middle School and Radnor High School, class of 2011. Double the one, double the fun....

Radnor Spaces: Highland Avenue

Radnor Spaces: Highland Avenue

Lena Armstrong and Emilija Sagaityte

December 22, 2017

Having grown up in Radnor, or at least spent several years in the district, many of us believe that we could make our way through its streets blindfolded; however, chances are that the majority of students and adults are not familiar with the significance of places we pass by every day. In its “Radnor Pl...

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