Stippert crowned as Homecoming King

Jordan Lutz, Staff Reporter

September 21, 2010

At the Homecoming Pep Rally Monday night, Jared Stippert was announced as King. The runners-up were Dominic Antonelli, Bobby Bacchus, Jeff Ting, Ivan Kurz, Gregg Cargill, Tyler Laforme, and Martin Licznerski. The Queen will be announced Friday night at halftime of the Homecoming football game. Congrats...

Juniors take the trophy

Sloan Patterson, Staff Reporter

September 21, 2010

The seniors, who in a sense, rule the school are almost always expected to win the Powder Puff Championship. That’s why it was quite the upset when the junior class stole the trophy at last night’s Powder Puff game. “The Powder Puff games this year were so intense, I came to watch and cheer...

Senior parking becomes a reality

Kaley Witeck, Staff Reporter

September 15, 2010

Seniors brought spray paint bottles of every color. As they arrived at the parking lot in scorching heat last Saturday, they were assigned their canvas and began to work. The class of 2011 is the first senior class to have the privilege of painting their own personal parking spot, right up close to the...

ID badges become required accessories

Sloan Patterson, Staff Reporter

September 9, 2010

Enjoy the freedom around your necks while you can, PHUHS. And this is meant literally. A new school policy now requires all students to wear ID badges around their necks.   “Every student and staff member will be required to wear a school ID with his or her name and photo on it,” Mrs. Lynn Lemmon...

New principal Christen Tonry shares her vision for PHUHS

Christina Barbo, Staff Reporter

September 9, 2010

Upon hearing that their “favorite principal”, Doc Allen, would be leaving the school permanently students speculated who could possibly fill his shoes.  Students learned upon returning to PHUHS that Christen Tonry would be the new principal.  Previously the assistant principal for curriculum, Tonry...

Schools affected by 2010 FCAT mistakes

Nikki Sawyer, Staff Reporter

September 9, 2010

Numerous students, teachers, and parents were perplexed by the recent grades on the 2010 Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) scores when they finally arrived after much anticipation. In addition to being delivered to schools very late, a lot of scores were surprisingly incorrect. According to...

Rights returned to same sex couples

September 9, 2010

Thousands of people gathered outside a San Francisco courthouse anxiously awaiting the results of Proposition 8 trial. Some protesters chanted against Prop 8 while other protesters were waving pro gay flags in the air and holding up signs to show their support. “I am glad that it happened, rights should...

Personalized senior parking spots to brighten the student lot

Kaley Witek, Staff Reporter

September 9, 2010

Get your paint and creativity ready seniors!  For the first time in school history, seniors will be able to purchase their very own parking spots for the year, and personalize them. Principal Christen Tonry has approved this privilege in hopes that it can be a fun tradition that can carry on for years....

Gulf animals in danger

Kelsey Grentzer, Reporter

June 24, 2010

By now, we’ve all heard about the recent oil spill and its devastating effects on the Gulf of Mexico. But what many don’t realize is just how much of an impact this could have on the animals who call the Gulf their home, if it is not stopped soon. Since the deadly oil rig explosion of April 20, hundreds...

NASA expands its horizons

Tiffany Townsley, Reporter

June 24, 2010

“[To] pioneer the future in space, exploration, scientific discovery, and aeronautics research…for the benefit for all.” – an excerpt from NASA’s mission statement and motto. NASA is nearing the end of the shuttle program and gets even closer preparing future missions for the Constellations...

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