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When you're a Lydon, you're a lion for life

When you’re a Lydon, you’re a lion for life

Father Lydon goes from '73 alum to teacher to president
Kate Hannon, Co-Editor in Chief February 26, 2021

After five years as president, Mr. Brian Liedlich has announced that he will step down from his role this coming summer due to health issues. Mr. Liedlich will be passing on the torch to longtime Viatorian...

Art by: Kate Hannon

Lions look to new horizons

Jill Doherty, Local Editor February 26, 2021

This year Saint Viator has introduced a new DEI initiative among students as well as faculty and staff throughout the school. DEI is short for diversity, equity and inclusion, and the topic has become...

Photo by: Madeline Dauphin

‘Into the’…Parking Lot?

Musical to feature new director, small cast, outdoor theater
Rowan McDonnell and Sean McLaughlin February 26, 2021

As the annual winter musical season makes it’s prolonged arrival, new challenges await the cast and crew in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.  In contrast to previous musical productions, “Into...

Students weigh in on learning challenges

Students weigh in on learning challenges

Poll shows students thoughts on school's second semester plan
Jill Doherty, Local editor December 10, 2020

It is no secret that Viator’s plan for in-school learning has been more than ambitious. It is one of the few schools in the area that is attempting full time in-person classes, with the choice to e-learn....

Home for the COVID days

Home for the COVID days

Pandemic forces changes to students' winter break plans
Joselyn Mendez, Staff writer December 10, 2020

The holiday season is often synonymous with visits to family and friends. According to the responses to a recent poll, however, the rising cases of COVID-19 are causing many students to alter their Christmas...

School prepares for extended coronacation

School prepares for extended coronacation

Extra week of e-learning planned before, after winter break
Sean McLaughlin, Staff writer December 10, 2020

“I’m Dreaming of a Safe Christmas.” Who would have ever thought we’d be saying that? The school is doing everything they can to give the community a traditional Christmas without the fear of the...

Art by Art by Bernadette Mercurio

2021: Bringin’ stability back

Students, faculty share aspirations for new year
Renee Calhoun, Local editor December 10, 2020

2020 kicked off a new decade and brought newfound excitement to students and staff alike. Unfortunately, normal everyday life came to a crashing halt after the COVID-19 virus plagued the planet back in...

Art by Marion Krowczyk

ACT now or so you thought

Student's struggle as they try to find testing option in the midst of COVID-19
Charlie Cagann, Staff Writer November 16, 2020

With the COVID-19 pandemic, the college admission process has been forced to make adjustments due to students’ lack of access to the ACT. The limited access to testing has raised concerns over access...

Art by Erin Cavender

Haunted halls

Student council decks school in spooky decor, students dress down in spirit
Sean McLaughlin, Staff Writer November 16, 2020

The rescheduling of this year’s Homecoming dance and football game has opened a door to the school’s very first “Halloween Spirit Week.” “Think of this as Homecoming, but for Halloween”,...

Art by Junseo-Hu

An expert’s guide to e-learning

Students, faculty offer tips for mastering online schooling
Rowan McDonnell, Staff Writer November 16, 2020

A close friend, a teammate, or someone in your class tests positive. Three independent cases of COVID arise within the school. The positivity rates in the surrounding areas surpass the eight percent limit....

Photo by Mr. Chris Paolelli

Right back to where we started from

Faculty and student's struggle with the transiton from elearning to in-person learning and try to regain a sense of normalcy
Joselyn Mendez, Staff Writer November 16, 2020

Students are having to quickly transition to the new normal at Saint Viator. Six months ago, students had to suddenly transition from learning in school to learning through their computers. Now, Saint...

Sophomore John Krause wears a mask while practicing at a contact day.

Navigating fall without football

Julia Benkendorf, Sports Editor October 13, 2020

On a normal fall Friday night, students would pack Forest View Stadium to anxiously watch the football team from the stands. However, this is far from a normal year with far from normal circumstances.  On...

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