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Elaine Petrarca, Social Media and Photo Editor

As Achona's photo and social media editor, Elaine knows how to make Academy shine. She is the President of the National Forensic League. She also participates in the swim and track teams.

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Check out the Achona Pinterest for the staffs favorite dress styles!

No need to stress when shopping for your dress

Elaine Petrarca, Social Media and Photo Editor
April 4, 2014
The Juniors began working on their activities resume.

Junior college day

Elaine Petrarca, Social Media and Photo Editor
March 5, 2014
Girls line up for the 110 meter hurtles.

Track begins the season with two wins

Elaine Petrarca, Social Media and Photo Editor
March 5, 2014
SWAT team members conduct a room-by-room search inside the Delaware Valley Charter High School in Philadelphia, where two students were shot, Friday, Jan. 17, 2014.

American gun violence: Who is to blame?

Elaine Petrarca, Social Media and Photo Editor
February 17, 2014
Academy Awards 2014

Academy Awards 2014

Elaine Petrarca, Photo Editor and Social Media Editor
February 11, 2014
Is shopping becoming more important than Thanksgiving?

Is consumerism consuming you this Christmas?

Elaine Petrarca, Social Media and Photo Editor
December 13, 2013
Chris Hemsworth in Thor: The Dark World. (Courtesy Marvel Studios/MCT)

Thor: The Dark World

Elaine Petrarca, Social Media and Photo Editor
November 28, 2013
Scars from abuse leave a lasting mark: both physical and emotional.

Beyond the physical scars

Elaine Petrarca, Social Media and Photo Editor
October 30, 2013
A busy schedule can often cause stress.

5 ways to de-stress

Elaine Petrarca, Social Media and Photo Editor
September 23, 2013
Senior Clare Flemming dives into the water.

Swim team victory leaves Berkeley treading water

Elaine Petrarca, Social Media and Photo Editor
September 20, 2013
Junior Alex Nuyianes watches carefully before she dives.

AHN swimming begins with a splash

Elaine Petrarca, Social Media and Photo Editor
September 13, 2013
Juice fasts and other fad diets appear to be safe, but are they the best idea for teenagers?

Teenage dieting

Elaine Petrarca, Social Media and Photo Editor
August 30, 2013
Five freshmen selected for Esse Quam Videri Award

Five freshmen selected for Esse Quam Videri Award

Elaine Petrarca, Photo and Section Editor
November 14, 2012

NFL students score well at first competition

Elaine Petrarca, Section and Photo Editor
October 18, 2012
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