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The dangers of sleep deprivation

The dangers of sleep deprivation

Delfina Caceres, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2018


Filed under Features

Students at PHUHS are among a generation of teens growing up chronically sleep-deprived. More than 87% of teens get less than the recommended eight hours of sleep; threatening their health, safety, and academic success. All student athletes are required to take the King-Devick test in order to assess ...

Warm hearts head to the cold

Warm hearts head to the cold

Kalista Photopulos, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2018


Filed under Features

Shaking girls, forced smiles, and a sea of green poms poms over 500 cheerleaders; the coldest Macy’s Day Thanksgiving parade reported happened to take place this Nov. 2018. Seven senior cheerleaders headed up to New York as the temperature drastically dropped during Thanksgiving break. Many ne...

The benefits of attending in and out of state colleges

The benefits of attending in and out of state colleges

Eli Thompson, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2018


Filed under Features

When seniors are ready to go off to college, one of the major questions they have to ask is whether or not to go out of state. This decision is difficult for many seniors, especially with having to make the decision almost a full year in advance. When you stay in state for college, you stay clos...

Non-traditional college majors you might not know exist

Non-traditional college majors you might not know exist

Madeleine Katz, Online Editor

November 29, 2018


Filed under Features

Once again, it’s the time of year when seniors are going through the college application process and deciding what they want to do with their lives. Picking a college major related to the career they plan on working towards is essential. There are always the options of traditional and common major...

Hope Allen fought the odds

Hope Allen fought the odds

Jacyn McCrudden, Staff Reporter/Photographer

November 27, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

People could meet someone in their life for the first time and instantly connect with them, but they could also have a backstory that they are hiding but you wouldn’t know until you actually get to know that person. Hope Allen is one of those people that has a scary, but inspirational story. She ...

Time to relax and eat a ton of turkey

Time to relax and eat a ton of turkey

Erin Behrmann, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2018


Filed under Features

Thanksgiving brings family and friends together, along with a whole week off of school. This break is right around the corner, where turkey and potatoes will be eaten, and people are thankful for everything in their life. Not only students enjoy this week off. Teachers and staff adore this week too. “I’m...

Why you shouldn’t vote.

Why you shouldn’t vote.

Matt Blake, Editor-In-Chief

November 6, 2018


Filed under Features

Voting doesn’t mean anything; the whole system is rigged. These politicians are out there preventing voters from voting and the best way I can protest is to show them I won’t even vote anyway. Through history we have seen repeatedly that voting means nothing. The government will gerrymander, suppress...

Why Leave I.B?

Why Leave I.B?

Matt Blake and Josselyn Cantellano

October 18, 2018


Filed under Features

At the height of success, this man decided to stop. Jay Joshi is a senior who had been in the I.B program until now. He decided to switch to traditional. In IB the students chose the classes they want to go more into depth in. “Me being a math and science person, I decided to take math and phys...

Navigating the CIA: An Inside Experience

Navigating the CIA: An Inside Experience

Delfina Caceres, Staff Reporter

October 3, 2018


Filed under Features

Francis Pfost was a communications officer for the CIA before he became a teacher. He currently works as a Spanish 2 and 3 teacher for IB. While there were some cons to working for the CIA, Dr. Pfost regards his time spent serving his country fondly and even misses some of the aspects of his job. ...

Appreciating the Underappreciated

Appreciating the Underappreciated

Kalista Photopulos, Staff Reporter

October 3, 2018


Filed under Features

The most underappreciated job at PHUHS is probably one of the most important. Plant Operations are the people that do the dirty work, literally. Seen sweeping up messes to fixing electrical troubles, they’re consistently busy finding a solution to a problem that needs to be fixed. Not only do th...

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