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Students learn to strum songs at Ukulele Club

by | November 16, 2017

Smiles flash around the room as fingers brush against the strings of ukuleles in attempt to tickle the chords projected on the screen in front of them. Ukulele Club meets every Tuesday during lunch... Read More

Co-taught classes provide dual teaching styles and perspectives

Co-taught classes provide dual teaching styles and perspectives

by | November 13, 2017

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

Hogenauer slides from  the slopes to the classroom

Hogenauer slides from the slopes to the classroom

by | November 10, 2017

“June and July man, I started teaching for summers off,” MHS Math teacher Arthur Hogenauer said. Hogenauer said that after graduating from University of Redlands with a philosophy degree, the first thing on his... Read More

del Rosario Chan balances family values with three sports

del Rosario Chan balances family values with three sports

by | November 8, 2017

“I gave him something he didn’t have much left of–and that was time. Everyday, I called him around 5pm. Any later than that, he might be asleep.” This is the opening line of an... Read More

Clubs cancelled over fundraising controversy

Clubs cancelled over fundraising controversy

by | November 8, 2017

Room 15 is quiet during lunch. No talking or noise comes from the classroom. The usual clamor is missing, and so are the Kiva Club members that normally meet inside. Several PHS clubs were... Read More

‘Decide’ founders teach decision making skills

‘Decide’ founders teach decision making skills

by | October 17, 2017

DP or family game night? Dream school or debt free? This dress or that dress? Students poured into room 16 on Sep. 27 to learn the tools to make smart, well-informed decisions. With more... Read More

Hunter hunts down victory in Khan Academy Contest

by | October 17, 2017

$250,000 scholarship. $100,000 lab. $50,000 for the teacher. One contestant: senior Eva Hunter. The annual Khan Academy Contest has come and gone, taking with it a single PHS entry. To compete, students had to... Read More

Documentaries delve deeper into diversity

Documentaries delve deeper into diversity

by | October 17, 2017

On a warm Wednesday evening, the Havens campus seemed like it always did at night, darkness and silence blanketing the playground and halls. No one would ever expect the hundreds of people crowded into... Read More

Girls learn about filmmaking through Camp Reel Stories

Girls learn about filmmaking through Camp Reel Stories

by | October 17, 2017

Thirteen percent of writers in the media. Seven percent of directors. Even though they make up about 50 percent of the world’s population, women hold fewer roles than men in the filmmaking industry. According... Read More

Fierro brings new ideas as MHS principal

Fierro brings new ideas as MHS principal

by | September 19, 2017

From the tin of granola bars on her side table to the princess bandaids in her bottom drawer to the colorful children’s paintings that adorn her walls, new MHS principal Shannon Fierro has already... Read More