Summer Solstice

By Hannah Niederriter

Cardinal Vitality

Fresh fruit, ripe for the season, is a summer essential for most individuals.

Raspberries are certainly not excluded.

By Amber Holt

Essentially Essential

Sunglasses are the go-to accessory on a sunny day.

Not only do they protect your eyes, but keep you stylish in the process.

By Hannah Niederriter

Violet Majesty

Along with the initiation of summer

comes a variety of vivid hues among all aspects of nature.

By Amber Holt

Trickling Light

This time of the year, everything is finally green.

The sun that filters through the leaves makes the dreamy sight even more breathtaking.

By Hannah Niederriter

Delectable Delights Amid Summer Nights

Gathering among family and friends to roast marshmallows over a fire

simply conveys a summer evening.

By Amber Holt

Coastal Treasures

Nature’s souvenirs can be absolutely marvelous.

For many, seashells and sand dollars are tokens of a well-deserved vacation.

By Hannah Niederriter

The Fragile Fall of Dew Drops

Waking to see small dew drops on the petals of flowers

as opposed to frost is a welcoming sight – an indication of fair weather.

By Amber Holt

The Beauty of Tranquil Days

Summer doesn’t always have to be full of exciting events.

It’s nice to take a day to relax in the beauty of nature.

By Hannah Niederriter

A Canine’s Perspective

Summer presents various opportunities to mingle with friends and acquaintances,

but it’s hard to forget about man’s best friend: a dog.

By Amber Holt

The Winged Majesty of Nature

Wildlife is incredibly breathtaking, as well as plants and flowers, during the summer.

Butterflies are one of the thousands of examples of natural beauty.

By Hannah Niederriter

Gleaming Growth

Just as many are wishing for more sunlight in the upcoming months,

succulents, as well as other plant life, are following suit.

By Amber Holt

Summer Spokes

The great outdoors is open to hundreds of activities in the summer.

Indulging in a scenic bike ride is often a splendid idea.

By Hannah Niederriter

Roads Less Travelled

The summer solstice may mark the beginning of new fitness routines,

but it also catalyzes newfound interest in exploration.

By Amber Holt

A Day’s Refreshment

With the heat of the day, a cold water balloon fight

is a treat to anyone under the beating sun.


Amber Holt and Hannah Niederriter are students at Cranberry High School and members of Cranberry Chronicles, the school’s journalism/publications group.