Articles by Jordan Marcus

“Are you dating?”

“Are you dating?”

May 2, 2017 | in A Closer Look

“We’re a thing.” Students commonly use this phrase to describe one’s relationship status here at PHS. While this phrase is commonly heard, it seems to encompass many different types of relationships. Sophomore Maxine Miller,... Read More

Signing up for the future

Signing up for the future

May 2, 2017 | in A Closer Look

In state or out of state? SAT or ACT? Tutor or no tutor? Sports in college? Big school or small school? Two year college? No college? Grad school? Major? Do I have to know... Read More

“Sorry, I’m busy”

“Sorry, I’m busy”

May 2, 2017 | in A Closer Look

Through a superficial lens, a grid scattered with X’s may seem like nothing more than a means to tell time. However, upon focusing the lens onto each individual box, one can realize that this... Read More

Think beyond the hours, focus on the service

Think beyond the hours, focus on the service

March 28, 2017 | in Opinions

Honors Society. College applications. These are the two primary reasons that pop into students’ minds when they sign up for community service events. In all honesty, it’s not their fault. The structure we have... Read More

Tensions and emotions rise in “The Clearing”

Tensions and emotions rise in “The Clearing”

March 19, 2017 | in Web

“The Clearing” was performed by the advanced acting class on Friday Mar. 10 and Sunday Mar. 12. “The Clearing” is a play written by Helen Edmundson, depicting the reign of Oliver Cromwell in Ireland... Read More

Athletic Department launches new and improved website

Athletic Department launches new and improved website

March 7, 2017 | in News

The athletic department unveiled a new athletics website on Jan. 30, featuring interactive elements such as a social media feed and a photo gallery. “The pictures and social media feed are all sourced through... Read More

Mullan returns to band after maternity leave

Mullan returns to band after maternity leave

February 7, 2017 | in Arts

Band director Andria Mullan made her return from maternity leave, having been gone since Sept. 3. “It feels like I never left, we picked up right where we left off,” Mullan said. Although it... Read More

Water polo shoots for success at NCS

Water polo shoots for success at NCS

November 29, 2016 | in Water Polo

Water splashes as a shot rockets at the goalie treading at the end of the pool. The shot flies past the goalie’s outstretched arms and into the back net, initiating a roar from the... Read More

PHS students express themselves through bands

PHS students express themselves through bands

November 3, 2016 | in Arts

Strolling to the center of the stage, Cole Becker, class of ‘14, grabs the microphone and flips his hair to raucous applause at the Oakland Metro. His brother Max, class of ‘12,  strums his... Read More

Library celebrates banned books

Library celebrates banned books

October 11, 2016 | in Campus

Banned books week spread awareness of outlawed books through activities in the library from Sept. 26-30. “We showed movie and film trailers at lunch,” librarian Kathryn Levenson said. “We had a different theme going... Read More