Ball in St.Petersburg awards prominent journalists

Lester Holt and I at Poynter's annual Ball.

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”

Vince Parisi and his wife Kristy Parisi together as the formal owners of the Canes Cafe’.

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

An engorged female Asian Longhorned tick with 2,000 eggs is able to reproduce with and without a mate.

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...

Importance of the SAT

Alexis Cesarini, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2018

The Scholastic Assessment Test, better known as the SAT, is understood to be one of the biggest factors in a student’s high school career. Counselors, teachers, parents, and coaches have all told their students at some point that they need to take this test and they need to get a good score. But w...

North Pinellas Panthers beat the competition

North Pinellas Panthers beat the competition

Erin Behrmann, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2018

From flyers to back spot, every position is unique and has their own job. All teams have a chance to compete but one team in particular is the North Pinellas Panthers. Nine kids in PHUHS, that are freshmen, competed in this competition which happened Dec. 3, 2018 at ESPN in Orlando. In the last...

Flu, what’s up with you?

Jacob Costantino, Staff Reporter

October 3, 2018

It’s better to get a shot than end up in the lobby of a pediatric health care professional, because this year, the flu might get as bad as the 2014-15 flu epidemic. For this reason, The Center for Disease Control and prevention (CDC) is urging people to get ready for the next big flu season. “Because...

Dealing with teacher stress

Caitlin Lucas and Emma Bianco

October 3, 2018

 Every year, when the time is due for students to return, the anxiety levels of everyone shoots up, including teachers. As the school year progresses, stress increases more and more.  “It’s different than when I first started teaching because when I first began, I automatically ass...

Red Tide Reaches Tampa Bay

Red Tide Reaches Tampa Bay

Madeleine Katz, Online Editor

September 27, 2018

After edging up Florida’s west coast from Sarasota, red tide has finally made its way to Tampa Bay. The shores of Pinellas County’s beaches are littered with the bodies of dead fish and other sea animals. The deadly algae bloom doesn’t only harm sea life, but can harm humans too. Respiratory...

Coolside’s Glow Up

The Coolside Gelato building may look the same, but new changes are happening on the inside.

Allyson May, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2018

Coolside Gelato is favored by most people in the Palm Harbor area. They opened in 2013 and their business has had a great breakthrough. They’ve gotten pretty popular with the public by being featured in the news many times. However, the owner, Leila Barbara, is giving her position off to someone els...

Cast Your Ballot

Showing off Landon Decker's shirt is Julia Negron. She is supporting her friend, Landon, trying to help him win.

Erin Behrmann and Eli Thompson

September 14, 2018

It’s that time of the year where campaign posters hang from the walls and students attempt to sway their peers to vote them for class president, vice president, secretary, or treasurer. The Student Government Association (SGA) is a great way for students to voice their opinions. Students elect who...

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