A Closer Look

Mock election allows involvement in politics

by | October 29, 2012

Students will line the breezeway Oct. 30 to vote in a Mock Election organized by Social Studies teachers Dave Keller and Gabrielle Kashani. The ballot is similar to the one that will be given... Read More

Civics, economics encourages activism in seniors

Civics, economics encourages activism in seniors

by | October 29, 2012

As November 6 draws closer, the relevance of local, regional, and national politics is surging for all American citizens; including that for students at PHS, who are playing an active role in a variety... Read More

Store employee describes telltale signs of a fake ID holder

Store employee describes telltale signs of a fake ID holder

by | October 8, 2012

As a Montclair Mart worker stands behind the counter early one Friday evening, a young man pushes open the door and walks up to the register. This customer peers at the plethora of liquors... Read More

IDs add age for alcohol

IDs add age for alcohol

by | October 8, 2012

Back in August, one of the most popular fake ID sites among teenagers, ID Chief, was shut down. The China-based website was making somewhere in the range of 20 to 40 million dollars a... Read More

Former fake ID manufacturer recalls past work

Former fake ID manufacturer recalls past work

by | October 8, 2012

A name, date of birth, height, hair and eye color scribbled on a piece of stamped paper was once the only necessary information on the 1899 drivers license. Since then ID’s have become complex... Read More

ID holders face consequences from the law, clubs, parents

ID holders face consequences from the law, clubs, parents

by | October 8, 2012

In the checkout line at a nearby supermarket stands a girl holding a fifth of Smirnoff vodka. Trivial, except that the girl is only 16, and US law dictates that it is illegal for... Read More

Discussion: Fake IDs

by | October 1, 2012

We invite you to discuss the following question in the comments below. Please be respectful!... Read More