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The senior voice: in February

by | February 25, 2013

The day I got into college, I decided to skip a single assignment as an acknowledgement of my status as a definite future college student. I chose a short one: just a few notes... Read More

Food service swindles students out of their money

Food service swindles students out of their money

by | February 25, 2013

Everyday I walk into food service. Before making my way to the back of the queue, I always head to the cash register to glance over the various menu offerings and their respective prices.... Read More

Spice up sophomore year

by | February 14, 2013

I am sitting in class and suddenly a scantron is slapped onto my desk with a fat, red 50% scrawled on top. I failed a test. The bell rings and I go to my... Read More

Food for thought: How we can improve the food drive

Food for thought: How we can improve the food drive

by | January 31, 2013

In early December, the ASB class had just found out the annual contenders in the 6th period food drive competition—Mrs. Labberton, Mr. Marthinsen, and Ms. Reid—did not have 6th period classes. The three “big... Read More

The senior voice: in January

The senior voice: in January

by | January 29, 2013

BOOYAH! It is second semester and I am ready to party. As the days begin to warm, other students may find me casually strolling around the halls during extended “bathroom breaks,” sporting flip-flops, Hawaiian... Read More

The reason behind TPH’s declassified school survival guide

by | January 29, 2013

The freshman, sophomore, and junior classes are in the course selection process for the 2013-14 school year, which inspired the editorial board to reflect on our underclassmen years and the unknowns that came along... Read More

Students should strive for a balanced sleep schedule

by | January 14, 2013

Irritable. Sluggish. Sleep-deprived. An epidemic of sleep deprivation has plagued PHS students, leaving us more vulnerable to stress, anxiety and inability to perform in school. According to webmd.com, sleep deprivation can cause decreased performance... Read More

Finals should be before winter break

Finals should be before winter break

by | January 7, 2013

Sitting by my Christmas tree while I’m watching a Christmas movie, I’m absorbed in the holiday spirit. Yet in the back of my mind, the stress of finals linger. I want to spend my... Read More

Teachers should not be afraid to talk about religion

by | January 7, 2013

PHS prides itself in giving a comprehensive education to every student, but there is a missing focus on learning about religion. Understanding religion is important because it opens up room for discussion between people... Read More

Book lovers must adapt to movie adaptations

Book lovers must adapt to movie adaptations

by | January 7, 2013

I clearly remember thinking, ‘How could they have left out the part where Malfoy’s nose droops to his chin after he gets hit with the swelling potion?’ while watching the second Harry Potter movie.... Read More