Opinions

Still honor the process

Still honor the process

by | May 1, 2017

Almost exactly a year ago, the former TPH editorial board wrote an editorial piece urging a cautious and thoughtful approach to the Wall of Honor proposal. Their opinion, part of a counter-argument which we... Read More

A place to find our place

A place to find our place

by | May 1, 2017

School is a place to learn. This is the simple fact, the cornerstone to which the very institution is built around. At times it may play the role of a social club or hub... Read More

Spend money on needs rather than wants

Spend money on needs rather than wants

by | May 1, 2017

From textbooks to teachers, it seems as though every high school needs additions and improvements. Dusty chalkboards, dilapidated English books, and demolished desks are a common sight in most public high schools. Fortunately for... Read More

End the tyranny of the  College Board

End the tyranny of the College Board

by | May 1, 2017

Every year students all across the nation can sign up for for multiple SAT, ACT, and AP Tests, throwing hundreds of dollars down the drain. They put countless hours, blood, sweat and tears into... Read More

Think twice before throwing your food away s  s’s

Think twice before throwing your food away s s’s

by | May 1, 2017

20 million people are on the brink of starvation. 20 million. The worst humanitarian crisis since World War II. South Sudan, Somalia, northeast Nigeria, Eritrea and Kenya. Humanitarian crisis. Worst since World War II.... Read More

New winds to spread our wings on

New winds to spread our wings on

by | March 28, 2017

“March winds and April showers bring all the Maytime flowers.” In high schools all across the nation, these winds are admissions, the showers are the decisions made afterwards and the flowers are the final... Read More

Hollywood still so white

Hollywood still so white

by | March 28, 2017

Cultural appropriation should have been long dead by now. America has written civil rights into law, elected our nation’s first African American President, removed the word “Orient” from federal laws and yet, Yet the... Read More

Think beyond the hours, focus on the service

Think beyond the hours, focus on the service

by | March 28, 2017

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

Put the class back into Google Classroom

Put the class back into Google Classroom

by | March 28, 2017

Technology is supposed to make our lives easier: phones allow for instant communication, cars create easy transportation and at PHS the introduction of Chromebooks (and digitally based assignments) were supposed to bring similar benefits.... Read More

Let’s save our school hours for academics

Let’s save our school hours for academics

by | March 28, 2017

Swinging battered backpacks over one shoulder, gulping orange juice with bleary eyes, and hiking up to Magnolia Ave, we make our way to school every morning. The list of our reasons for this constant... Read More