A friend can help you study for exams

Got a problem you can’t solve? Have nowhere to turn? Don’t suf­fer in silence. Ask Miss Nancy and she’ll give you advice, or at least a few sug­ges­tions on what to do. You can reach out to her with or with­out your name by send­ing an email to missnancy@esomethin.com.

Freshman life not so scary after all

New batch of Perrysburg students schooled to the 9s By KRISTINE HARVEY STAFF WRITER Freshman year can be one of the scariest grades, and yet it’s one of the most important parts of high school. It’s the first step into adulthood and can be stressful. “Teachers will be mean to you and give you tons of homework.” “You’ll never find your way around such a large school, and upperclassmen will pick on you.” These are just some of the things

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Styling with oversized sweaters

By FIONA CONNOLLY COLUMNIST The beginning of December is bringing even colder weather than before and we all need another way to keep warm and fashionable. Plus, with the combination of school getter harder and the mornings getting darker, everyone just wants to be comfortable. So what do you wear? An oversized sweater will do the trick. There are multiple ways to wear an oversized sweater: With leggings and boots, a scarf or belt, layering multiple sweaters, or even try an oversized sweater to dress down

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Dealing with ACT angst and a ‘first real relationship’

Got a problem you can’t solve? Have nowhere to turn? Don’t suf­fer in silence. Ask Miss Nancy and she’ll give you advice, or at least a few sug­ges­tions on what to do. You can reach out to her with or with­out your name by send­ing an email to missnancy@esomethin.com. Dear Miss Nancy, I’m stressing out over my ACT scores. I don’t know if I did as well as I wanted to do. What should I do? Stressed by Scores Dear Stressed

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Don’t bust the bank to look fashionable

By FIONA CONNOLLY COLUMNIST In order to keep up with the latest fashions, you’re going to have to get a lot of new clothes. But that doesn’t mean you have to bust your bank account just to look stylish. There are many ways to keep your closet fresh, without having to spend a ton of money. The first thing to think about is where you get your clothes. Brand name or designer clothes don’t make you any more fashionable, they just make you a silly person.

Advice for someone new to Perrysburg

Got a problem you can’t solve? Have nowhere to turn? Don’t suf­fer in silence. Ask Miss Nancy and she’ll give you advice, or at least a few sug­ges­tions on what to do. You can reach out to her with or with­out your name by send­ing an email to missnancy@esomethin.com. Dear Miss Nancy, I’m a pretty shy person when it comes to meeting new people. I’m also really awkward. But I really want to gather up the courage to talk to this really cute guy who

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Teen drivers: Put phones away when you’re behind the wheel

Texting and driving makes a person 23 times more likely to crash, study shows By ALANA MARSH STAFF WRITER Motor Vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for American teenagers, killing 5,000 to 6,000 teens every year. Unsafe driving threatens our lives everyday and is an issue that must be addressed. Stacey DeWitt, founder and chief executive officer of Connect with Kids, says that distracted driving is the leading cause of car accidents. Speeding, cell phone usage, and pressures

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Boots for any outfit

By FIONA CONNOLLY COLUMNIST There’s finally a bit of snow on the ground, so it’s time for your Fashion by Fiona Guide to Boots. In the winter months, nobody wants their toes frozen, so wearing boots is a comfortable but fashionable alternative to flats and sneakers. The first kind of boot that is in this season is the riding boot. In black and all shades of brown, riding boots can pull an outfit together. Try wearing brown riding boots with black leggings, a chambray

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Kevin English named BCSN Teacher of Month

By ALANA MARSH STAFF WRITER Kevin English, a teacher at Perrysburg High School, has been named BCSN Teacher of the Month for January 2013. Every month BCSN chooses a student and teacher of the month from school nominations. These students and teachers are then in the running against the winners of other months for the title of Student of the Year or Teacher of the Year. Mr. English will be running against seven other teachers throughout the Toledo area for

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Give yourself a wintry look, Taylor Swift style

By FIONA CONNOLLY COLUMNIST There’s something very festive about Taylor Swift’s classic look. Her hair, cat-eye makeup, and of course, her signature red lipstick, just seem to give a wintry touch to any outfit. So why not try out her look over the holidays? It’s actually quite simple. Here’s how: