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Forever 21 files for bankruptcy

Forever 21 files for bankruptcy

Grace Mercer, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2019

Fashion retailer, Forever 21, announced it has filed for bankruptcy protection in order to restructure its business. Some of the Forever 21 stores closed not only in the US, but also in countries such as Europe and Asia. In total, the company is closing 300 to 350 stores, and as many as 178 of those...

Trendy topics come to life during homecoming week

Trendy topics come to life during homecoming week

Grace Mercer, Staff Reporter

September 20, 2019

Every year for a week, students dress as characters from movies, books, and television shows. Students walk around in vivid costumes, solicitous clothing, hats, and DIY’s. This year’s homecoming week kicked off on Sept. 9: character day. On character day, many students dressed as VSCO girls, stealing...

College Board decides not to implement adversity scores

College Board decides not to implement adversity scores

Madeleine Katz, Online Editor in Chief

September 16, 2019

After receiving backlash for the new adversity score SAT tool for colleges, the College Board decided to get rid of the program before it had the chance to be put into effect.  During an interview with AP News, David Coleman, the chief executive of the College Board said, “The idea of a single score was ...

19th St. closes, re-opens, and closes again

19th St. closes, re-opens, and closes again

Emma Behrmann, Editor in Chief

September 12, 2019

An excavator crane, pile of dirt, and drainage block the path to several Palm Harbor homes. 19th St. has closed, re-opened, and closed again within the past two weeks.   19th St. provides access to Palm Harbor zoned neighborhoods including Barrington Oaks, Arbor Glen, Pipers Meadow, and Sever's Land...

Dog disease

Dog disease

Alexis Cesarini, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2019

Brucellosis, also called Mediterranean fever, is an infectious bacterial disease that has a variety of symptoms. Its causes include ingestion of unpasteurized milk or exposure to raw meat. Working around infected animals can count as exposure, or even breathing the same air. The disease is zoonotic,...

Exam Season

Eli Thompson, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2019

Throughout the year, students work towards getting the best grades achievable by completing loads of homework and studying for hours to prepare for tests. As the end of the year rolls around, students begin having to cram for hours on end to studying for final exams. Taking final exams is just a part of school,...

Some teachers have worked at PHU since the start

Some teachers have worked at PHU since the start

Grace Mercer, Staff Reporter

December 20, 2018

Some teachers have been here for two summers or for over two decades. There are not too many, but there are a few teachers who have been teaching from the beginning,1996. Ms. Becky Bride has said to be one of the first teachers since day one. She teaches different levels of math: honors, IB and AP....

Ball in St.Petersburg awards prominent journalists

Ball in St.Petersburg awards prominent journalists

Madeleine Katz, Online Editor

December 13, 2018

While sitting in class waiting for the bell to ring, I refreshed my emails with only the expectation of more emails popping up under the “promotions” tab, but instead, an unexpected email came up under “primary.”  It was an invitation to the Poynter Institute's annual Bowtie Ball on Dec 8. wh...

Canes Cafe’, “It’s all about the U”

Canes Cafe’, “It’s all about the U”

Jacyn McCrudden, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2018

News about a new convenience store called Canes Cafe has been swarming student social media feeds. Which of course with a lot of publicity comes with a lot of questions of what the store is and what it actually is about. One of the main reasons why the store was made is because the owner, Vince Pa...

Asian Longhorned Tick could cause health issues

Asian Longhorned Tick could cause health issues

Jacob Costantino, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2018

Yes, ticks are those little bugs that have eight legs, look like miniature spiders, and suck on blood. Though that isn’t the reason that the CDC is worried about them. Ticks carry disease such as Lyme disease, Ehrlichiosis, rocky mountain spotted fever, and other types of spotted fever. Because...

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