Best Buddies

Elarya Tadres, Staff Reporter

December 20, 2018

Best Buddies is an organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment, and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Best Buddies helps from meaningful friendships...

NHS honors high achieving students

NHS officers conduct the first meeting of the year for new inductees in the TA.

Madeleine Katz, Online Editor

December 12, 2018

The National Honors Society is a national club for high school students who show the traits of scholarship, service, leadership, and character throughout high school. At PHU, students are sent invitations to apply at the beginning of their junior year. In the application they are asked to provide pro...

Look out for Storm Watch

Two of Storm Watch’s Wednesday crew anchors, Saryn Taylor (‘19) and Collin Easley (‘20), do a cold read of the script in preparation for recording December 6th’s show.

Justine Nguyen, Staff reporter

December 12, 2018

Not all students are aware that there is a broadcast club. However, there is one, and it is called Storm Watch TV. Storm Watch TV is a student-operated broadcast club with the purpose of providing information to students so they can stay informed on current events at school. Mrs. Amy Titus is the teacher w...

Global Glasses gives the gift of sight

After school at Panera, Sofia John ('19) works with her partners on their community service project to come up with fundraiser ideas.

Erin Behrmann, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2018

Making a difference from the Palm Harbor area to several other countries all over the world, just by collecting glasses. Emma Behrmann (‘20) , Mackenzie Mills (‘20), Riya Patel (‘19), and Sofia John (‘19) are doing a drive from Dec. 4 to Jan. 18. The project consists of donating reading glasses...

Celebrating Christmas by helping others

Mrs.Bobbie Zuelke is standing next to the Christmas tree of gifts in her classroom during seventh period.

Allyson May, Staff Reporter

December 6, 2018

Christmas is where gifts are given and received. But some kids are not able to experience this time of year. Students in HOSA help the Kimberly Homes drive where the ability to give to a child can make a difference. To play a role in this drive, there is no need to be in HOSA or medical. In each...

Multicultural committee empowers students

After winning a game of Jenga, students were allowed to cut of the ponytail of Masa, one of the conference leaders sent by Community Tampa Bay. The game of Jenga was meant to highlight stress a student can feel from their community.

Delfina Caceres, Staff Reporter

November 26, 2018

The Principal’s Multicultural Advisory Committee (PMAC) held a youth conference on November 2 to address stress and to hopefully teach students coping mechanisms that could be used to alleviate it. The conference was sponsored by Community Tampa Bay, who sent two members of their team to lead the lock-...

Habitat volunteers paint the block

Ryin Bennett goes to the adult on the home site to fill up her paint bucket.

Emma Behrmann, Assistant Editor

November 13, 2018

       A street lined with faded walls transforms into a colorful community within six and a half hours. Habitat for Humanity, a nonprofit organization, depends upon volunteers to build and beautify homes. PHUHS Habitat members joined the organization for their special event. The...

Upcoming Theatre Auditions

Upcoming Theatre Auditions

Delfina Caceres and Natalie Tajeddine, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2018

This month students are auditioning for a play called The Diary of Anne Frank which will be performed from Nov. 8-10. The play chronicles the life of Anne Frank, a girl who survived the Holocaust by hiding in an attic for a portion of her childhood. Maya Ongchangco (‘21) and Harrison Betz (‘21)...

Time for Club Involvement is Now

Students attend the second general FBLA meeting to learn more about the club.

Marla Mitchell and Emma Behrmann

September 10, 2018

As the year starts off, flyers cover the walls advertising the multitude of clubs available at PHUHS for students who are scrambling to join clubs in order to become involved with the school, the time is now. Clubs are an opportunity for students to interact with each other. Options range from Mu Alpha ...

Gears, Wires, and Worlds

Gears, Wires, and Worlds

Lizzy Mason, Staff Reporter

May 15, 2018

The Gears of Fire operate their robot all the way up to 14th place out of 128 other bots in The World Championship this year. Since Sept. a team of seven seniors, in the PHU Robotics club have programmed, built, and documented their process of building a robot that has been to seven competitions ...

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