Articles by Samantha Fanger

Meet Me @Julie’s

Meet Me @Julie’s

December 11, 2017 | in Meet Me @

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ACL: Who Are You Wearing?

December 11, 2017 | in A Closer Look

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Student athletes get a grip on the climbing community

Student athletes get a grip on the climbing community

December 11, 2017 | in Sports

The walls slant at unconventional angles all the way up to the ceiling of the gym. Other walls were deceptively less grand but each wall was speckled with other strange rock-shaped protrusions in a... Read More

Co-taught classes provide dual teaching styles and perspectives

Co-taught classes provide dual teaching styles and perspectives

November 13, 2017 | in Campus

Two teachers, one classroom. Currently, there are five co-taught classes in practice at PHS, ranging within each department. Director of special education programs Julie Valdez said that PHS is interested in strengthening co-taught classes... Read More

Are you a foodie?

Are you a foodie?

November 8, 2017 | in A Closer Look

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It’s okay to have your head in the clouds.

It’s okay to have your head in the clouds.

October 17, 2017 | in A Closer Look

With so many assignments to do and places to be, it can be difficult for students to find the time to unwind. We take a closer look at how having downtime affects us in... Read More

Humphry Slocombe Ice Cream

Humphry Slocombe Ice Cream

October 17, 2017 | in Meet Me @

Butterbeer, Persian lime and curry, and secret breakfast are just a few of Humphry Slocombe’s signature ice cream flavors. Housed in a shipping container structure, this ice cream shop describes itself as a “bizarre,... Read More

I am still driving in circles

I am still driving in circles

October 17, 2017 | in Opinions

It’s 7:55 a.m. and after driving around for the past 11 minutes, there is still nowhere to park. Spot after spot is either taken or marked as a resident or “permit A” space. I... Read More

Computer classes close to goal of gender balance

October 17, 2017 | in News

The gender balance in computers courses at PHS reached a 45 percent female to 55 percent male ratio this year, the closest yet to the goal of equilibrium. Computers teacher Nathan Mattix and computers... Read More

Here and There

Here and There

September 19, 2017 | in A Closer Look

While Measure H1 will impact the way our school looks, ten new teachers will impact the way our school learns. As we adjust to the new changes and new faces in our school, let’s... Read More