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Following the death of two officers in CNY, counseling services are being offered throughout Liverpool School District to help students deal with the impacts of the event.

 "Pokémon Legends: Z-A," takes place in a burgeoning Kalos region and follows the reconstruction of Lumiose City. 

In their first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2021, the Syracuse Women's Basketball team took down the Arizona Wildcats in the first round.

Just over a year after the death of UPenn student Sarah Katz, Panera’s lemonade has allegedly claimed another victim. 46 year old Dennis Brown. 

Have you ever heard of a Stanley Cup? If you are up to date with the newest of TikTok trends then you probably have. 

Life is a balancing act. Maturing is figuring out how to balance your personal and professional lives. Students have to balance their personal, academic, athletic, and professional lives. This struggle is one of the most relatable issues for students.

On January 12th, 2024 Green Day will release their 14th studio album titled Saviors. 

The autopsy report of Matthew Perry’s body has recently come out to the public. Our sources say that he had leftover Ketamine in his system. 

Back in the beginning of November the CDC first reported a few cases of salmonella popping up across the United States. As of December 15th, there has been a recorded report of 302 different cases across a total of 42 states. 

Since Fran Brown has taken over as the football head coach at Syracuse, he has hit the recruiting trail hard and shown why he was ranked as the number one recruiter in college football for the 2024 season (per 247Sports). 

Students are used to having school five days a week and then enjoying the two day weekend, but what if that changed? 

In 1989, SU football attendance averaged just under 49,000 fans each game, almost 300,000 in total. 

On September 13, 2023, the first wave of DLC for Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet (Henceforth called Scarlet & Violet) was released. This DLC (Downloadable Content) is The Teal Mask – part one of the total expansion for Scarlet & Violet. 

Sleep in Heavenly Peace

As part of my path here at LHS, I am required to complete ten hours of volunteer work. After some searching and some updates from my father, who helped me with the volunteer work itself, I stumbled upon Sleep in Heavenly Peace.

Concerts can be seen as an escape, meeting new people, gaining new favorite songs, and making memories. Some people may say, some of the concerts they’ve been to have been the best nights of their lives.

iPhone is Getting RCS Texting

After years of texting trouble between Android and iPhone, it might be a problem of the past.

Syracuse announced that Fran Brown would be hired as the next head coach of the football program on November 28th.

Enjoy your holidays at Rosamond Gifford Zoo every Friday and Saturday until Dec. 17.

What about me effect has been taking over all social medias.

Skate N' Place has just recently opened up a rink in the Seneca Mall Plaza.

The New York State Attorney General Letitia James filed a lawsuit against PepsiCo on November 15th.

On November 19th, it was announced that Syracuse has decided to move on from football head coach Dino Babers after eight seasons.

New Hunger Games film

8 years after the series’ finale, the Hunger Games series makes its return to theaters with a prequel detailing the backstory of one of the most unpopular characters of the series, President Snow.

Lunchtime has always been an enjoyable part of the school day. It is a break students get to relax, socialize, and refuel themselves; most people would deem this an important part of their everyday schedule.

On November 1st, a bill was signed to raise the age to be able to drive an ATV from 10 to 14 in the state of New York.

It was announced in June of 2023 that an aquarium would be built in Syracuse, New York. Prep work has started on Solar Street and Onondaga County has awarded W.D Malone trucking and excavating $1 million to start contracting work.

Lunchtime has always been an enjoyable part of the school day. It is a break students get to relax, socialize, and refuel themselves; most people would deem this an important part of their everyday schedule.

Next GTA Game is Real!

After YEARS of waiting, the next Grand Theft Auto game is set to be revealed early December.

Adrian Autry earned his first career win as head coach on November 6th as Syracuse took down New Hampshire.

It was announced that Anthony Volpe had won the Gold Glove award in the American League at shortstop on November 5th.

Twelve time Grammy winner Taylor Swift ascends to Billionaire status following a record breaking year of touring. 

On October 28th, 2023, Matthew Perry who is well known around the world for his role of Chandler Bing on the very iconic show, "Friends," was found dead in his hot tub at age 54. 

Importance of Political Literacy

Following a year of heavy rains in West Africa, candy prices in the US have seen extreme inflation. 

Tensions are high everywhere as a result of the war in Israel. War is divisive in nature, and even those who are not involved in war fall victim to it.

As the Jets and Giants faced off on Sunday afternoon, a former Syracuse quarterback heard his name called for the first time on an NFL stage. Tommy DeVito, who played at Syracuse from 2018-2021, took the field following an injury to the second Giants starting quarterback of the season. How does a struggling Syracuse quarterback transfer and find himself possibly starting in the NFL?

Candy Prices Skyrocket because of… Rain?

Following a year of heavy rains in West Africa, candy prices in the US have seen extreme inflation. 

10 time All-Star James Harden has been acquired by the Los Angeles Clippers in a recent trade with the Philadelphia 76ers.

Parents brought in their children and sat back while students watched and helped the children paint pumpkins.

We turn the clocks back on November 5th, but is it for the last time? 

Trick-or-treating is a fun tradition that people of all ages may enjoy. But there always seems to be a precaution for the Halloween festivity: Candy. 

For the first time in 17 years, the Liverpool Girls Varsity Volleyball team has won the league championship and will get the year 2023 put on the Volleyball Banner.

Liverpool’s Department of Transportation has assembled an initiative to make the transition to electric buses.

Friday, October 27th, Liverpool High School seniors had their class meeting. In case you missed out, here is your recap. 

Through her relationship with Kansas City Chiefs tight end, Travis Kelce, Taylor Swift has impacted the world of professional football in ways no one thought possible. 

Xbox Blocking Unauthorized Accessories

A new restriction on Xbox accessories blocks the use of unauthorized accessories, and people have been voicing their concerns.

The performance of a play that is centered around Dungeons and Dragons.

Select BMW and Supra Models Frying iPhone 15 NFC Chips

Wireless chargers found in recent BMW and Supra models have reportedly been frying the NFC Chips found in the iPhone 15 lineup.

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr complete a song using vocals by John Lennon and guitar by George Harrison.

Studies show a significant drop in news viewership in the last 10 years. This begs the question as to why?

Did you ever go trick-or-treating on Halloween as a child? Have you ever thought you were too old to go trick-or-treating? Well apparently in some towns across the United States trick-or-treating is banned for teenagers. 

The demand for electric cars has hit a rapid halt in recent months.

Winter weather is set to appear very soon.

Last Saturday, the Liverpool boys soccer team was defeated by the Baldwinsville Bees in the 2023 Section III Class AAA Sectional championships final round. 

Filming began in February of 2023 with Blumhouse and concluded in April, with the announcement date of the film being October 27, 2023. 

The Writers Guild of America has finally won. 

On September 22, 2023, the CDC approved the new COVD-19 vaccine. The vaccine was available in local Wegmans, Walgreens, CVS and other local drug stores and pharmacies and your regular provider/doctors office. 

Sony, one of the most technologically innovative companies, has once again blown consumers’ minds with the new line of the Bravia televisions. 

In 2022, Liverpool Swim and Dive went against Fayetteville Manlius. Previously FM had been undefeated for seven years with a 64 meet streak but Liverpool was out for blood. 

American rapper and singer-songwriter Kanye West is in legal trouble for breaking Italian anti-terror laws.  

On July 1st, NBA superstar Damian Lillard requested a trade out of the Portland Trail Blazers specifically to the Miami Heat.

Buffalo Bills star cornerback believed to have torn Achilles in game against the Miami Dolphins.

Sony Scare #5000

Sony is once again the victim of a hack attack - or are they?

Wondering why you haven't received the bell schedule for the homecoming pep rally? That's because this fall, there won’t be one; in fact, the future of pep rallies at LHS is still uncertain. 

Trevon Diggs will miss the rest of the Dallas Cowboys' season as he suffered an unfortunate ACL tear during a team practice on September 21.

First Ever Non-Kicker Woman Plays In NCAA Football Game  

Haley Van Voorhis, a Shenandoah University junior, becomes the first non-kicker woman to play in an NCAA football game on September 23. 

U.S plummets into potential cataclysmic catastrophe with potential government shutdown.

Donate money to Golisanos Children's Hospital this Friday and wear Pajamas to school to support children in need.

Award-winning actor, Michael Gambon, passes away of pneumonia at age 82 following a 60 year long career. 

Kevin Porter Jr. Arrested In New York City

Houston Rockets guard Kevin Porter Jr. was arrested September 11, 2023 for assault and stangulation on his girlfriend Kysre Gondrezick, a former WNBA player.

Former UFC Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya pleads guilty to drunk driving in Auckland, New Zealand. 

For the first time since 2019, the Liverpool football team has won the first four games they’ve played and are currently undefeated. 

American football star, Travis Kelce, and American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift are allegedly dating. 

School field trip gone wrong. Kills two, leaves many injured. 

12-time Grammy winner Taylor Swift was seen at Travis Kelce's game next to Kelce's mom after rumors of them dating spread.

On September 9th, the Yankees had their 75th annual old-timers day. 

A young moose was spotted on September 12th, 2023 in close proximity to Syracuse, New York, just 50 miles east of us.

Recently escaped fugitive captured, what's life like on the run?

Apple makes a controversial move by switching to USB-C from their Lightning Cable.

How Kurt Cobain and Nirvana continue to stay relevant today, and the impact of their music over the last three decades.

Olivia Rodrigo, American singer and songwriter, has topped the charts continuously with her astonishing pop music. After the young artist released her first album Sour, winning 3 Grammys and 10 billion streams on Spotify, she was labeled as Best New Artist and a rising star in the music industry. 

Numerous states across the US have begun the enforcement of banning gender-affirming care, surgical and non-surgical, to minors that seek it. 

At 19 years old, Coco Guaff made history during the 2023 U.S. Open Women’s Final. On Saturday, September 9, Guaff became the youngest person to win the Women’s Singles since Serena Williams in 1999. 

On Friday, September 15, four individuals and two varsity teams were inducted into the Liverpool Athletic Hall of Fame.

Take a look into the behind the scenes at Liverpool High School's She Kills Monsters.

The Barbie movie has been one of the most watched as well as controversial movies released in decades. It was released on July 21st, 2023 and according to Time Magazine, within the first week of its release, the box office tripled its gross value at $162 million. 

Learn about the Marching experience for staff and students.

The long forgotten staircase of Onondaga Lake Park, Jesuit Landing, has been unearthed just in time for Fall. 

Longtime UFO devotee and Mexican journalist Jaime Maussan shows off two alien bodies in the Mexican Congress, but are they real?

Just in time for spring lacrosse to make its debut for the 2023 season, freshman Lana Alampi’s career took a turn for the worse as she suffered an ACL tear during a small-sided scrimmage. 

On Monday, September 18th, the U.S saw five prisoners from Iran return home and reunite with their families. 

New York Jets Quarterback, Aaron Rodgers, was taken off the field in his debut game due to his season-ending injury.

Country singer-songwriter Zach Bryan opens up about the details of his arrest at an Oklahoma traffic stop September 7, 2023.

A deeper look into how the war in Ukraine affects not only the world but more specifically the students of Liverpool High School.

If you haven’t heard of Hurricane Lee, here is some info to get you caught up. Lee originally was supposed to make landfall in the New York City/ Connecticut area but the National Hurricane Center predicts that Lee will make landfall in Maine/Nova Scotia as a Category 1 hurricane this weekend, possibly 2am Sunday morning.