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Civics bill gives students power

Civics bill gives students power

by | January 29, 2013

For their final project, seniors in Civics class brainstormed laws for possible ways to solve problems in their community. These laws were analyzed, debated, and voted on during the final class period. Then they... Read More

Hahn develops passion for coffee culture

Hahn develops passion for coffee culture

by | January 7, 2013

While a few years ago the smell of coffee was just reminder that another day was beginning, PHS coffee club vice president junior Daniel Hahn now relates this smell to his passion for roasting... Read More

Students sport thrifty clothing

Students sport thrifty clothing

by | January 7, 2013

As popular hip-hop artist Macklemore sang , “I’m gonna pop some tags/ Only got twenty dollars in my pocket/ I – I – I’m hunting, looking for a come-up.” Macklemore echoes a sentiment  that... Read More

Instagram awakens the inner photographer in students

Instagram awakens the inner photographer in students

by | January 7, 2013

Picture of a Christmas tree I just finished decorating. Generic picture of a sunset. Baby animal, looking adorable, with big eyes. These are just some of the photos that Instagram is filled with. According... Read More

Breakfast Club toasts to first period with pancakes

Breakfast Club toasts to first period with pancakes

by | January 7, 2013

Students with a free first period often sleep in and come late to school, but now there is a reason to arrive at school early. Every other week during a free first period the... Read More

Students fear the end is near: December 21

Students fear the end is near: December 21

by | December 17, 2012

Right as you’re clicking submit on your history essay Friday night on TurnItIn.com at 11:59pm, the lost planet Nibiru collides with the earth. You die, and your essay is late. The world is rumored... Read More

The writings of Aristotle

The writings of Aristotle

by | December 17, 2012

When senior Aristotle Magganas opens up a book, he doesn’t start on the first page. Instead, he flips to center, searching for whatever piques his interest. “I don’t read cover to cover,” Magganas said.... Read More

SnapChatters exchange selfies daily, new fad unfolds

SnapChatters exchange selfies daily, new fad unfolds

by | November 26, 2012

Selfies: pictures taken of oneself while holding the camera at arms length, usually while posing. SnapChat, a free application designed to share photos quickly on the iPhone and Android, has become part of the... Read More

Foster engages students in MacBeth competition

Foster engages students in MacBeth competition

by | November 14, 2012

A curse on the play Macbeth states that if the word “Macbeth” is said in the theater, bad luck would be placed on all the actors in the play. English teacher Mercedes Foster has... Read More

Alone in America: Kevin Wei’s experience

Alone in America: Kevin Wei’s experience

by | November 13, 2012

A typical weekend for senior Kevin Wei includes watching TV shows, shopping, and listening to music, but he also cuts out time to pay utility bills, buy groceries, clean his house, and practice English.... Read More