Editorials

It is all about community

It is all about community

by | May 23, 2017

Following the May 8 assembly that addressed discrimination at PHS and MHS, including the recent anti semitic incidents, the halls of the school filled with both in depth, productive discussion as well as backlash... Read More

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

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

Stay the course: editor anecdotes about the course selection process

Stay the course: editor anecdotes about the course selection process

by | February 7, 2017

“One of the most interesting and fun classes I have taken in the last four years is Acting 1. To be completely honest, I enrolled in the class just to fulfill my art requirement.... Read More

A break should be a break:

by | December 21, 2016

Vacation. The word connotes relaxation, a change from regular routines, a pause and a sigh of relief. Whether it be a half day, a full day, a week, two weeks or the months of... Read More

Role of Media

by | November 29, 2016

The New York Times. The Wall Street Journal. FiveThirtyEight. CNN. Fox News. MSNBC. The list goes on. Regardless of your political view or standpoint, media is influential, powerful and important. Media can divide a... Read More

Assemblies

by | November 1, 2016

Another email from Mr. Mapes. Another post on the TPH Facebook page. Another assembly. Another messed-up schedule week. In the past couple weeks we have sat through a multitude of assemblies, including the healthy... Read More

Editorial

by | October 13, 2016

Another ominous email circulated this past week from the “no-replies” district email. The subject line stated, “Unauthorized Instagram Account with the School’s Initials—PHS and Logo.” As an editorial board, we fully support investigating and... Read More

An introduction

by | September 20, 2016

Dear Reader,         The first month of school is gone, the eraser of your mechanical pencil is greying, the first pages of your planner are dog-eared and everything once new is... Read More

Editorial: Know your rights

Editorial: Know your rights

by | June 8, 2016

Tinker, Ingraham, Kent—all names you may recognize from court cases in which student rights were questioned and taken to the Supreme Court. We, as students, have rights just like any other adult or citizen.... Read More