Palm Harbor means business

PHU FBLA winners sport their medals at Pinellas Park High School following the awards ceremony.

Emma Behrmann, Editor in Chief

January 14, 2020

A new venue, a separate awards show, and the same members with a new level of success. Future Business Leaders of America members participated in district wide competition on Jan 10 at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg College of Business.  Competitive events include objective tests, ...

Prepare now with ‘Exam Jam’

Prepare now with 'Exam Jam'

Emma Behrmann, Editor in Chief

January 14, 2020

As students and teachers enter the third quarter of the school year, exam preparation is in sight. AP World Modern History teachers are promoting an "Exam Jam" preparation activity and are offering a mock exam to students enrolled in the course. Read below for all of the information.  AP World Modern Exam Jam&...

And I proudly represent…

And I proudly represent...

Rachel Giaquinto, Staffer

December 16, 2019

Superior, excellent, good, fair, or poor. The anticipation of what a student will receive on their individual event can be a nerve wracking time. Troupe 5590 traveled to Gibbs High School on Dec 7 to represent Palm Harbor University High School for the District 4 competition. Students prepared their own ind...

Mental health awareness taught in class

Mental health awareness taught in class

Allyson May, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2019

Mental health is a person’s psychological and emotional well-being. After conflicts arose within schools over the past years, Pinellas County is enforcing a program that takes time from classes and focuses on mental health awareness.  Five times during the school year, teachers are required to take...

In it for the drama

In it for the drama

Rachel Giaquinto, Staff Reporter

October 11, 2019

The loud music silences the students as fog fills the stage. A wrestling announcer voice booms over the speakers welcoming the 2019-2020 Drama Board on stage for the first drama club meeting of the year. The meeting had been in the works since August when the board did their first official meeting of...

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

19th St. is blocked with road closed signs, a pile of dirt, draining water, and a CAT excavator. Residents living off of this road face issues with driving to and from places.

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...

Teen Leaders inspire service

The YMCA Suncoast Association at Blue Ridge Leaders School.

Cassie Santella, Staff Reporter

September 12, 2019

Teen Leaders at the YMCA is an annual club for teens ages 13-18. The purpose of the club is to encourage a life-long spirit of service, enhance leadership skills, and foster personal growth and development. There are Leaders clubs throughout the country as well as clubs located at the Clearwater, Grea...

One last time

One last time

Natalie Tajeddine, Staff Reporter

May 20, 2019

We all want school to be over, until that one day comes where everyone is standing in alphabetical order, wearing a cap and gown. It’s the kids you’ve watched grow up, those who have watched you grow up, and some of the people you'll never see again. You know what I’m talking about, the senio...

The battle of buying in bulk

Costco v. Sam's Club

Lizzy Mason, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2019

Grocery shopping that requires a membership? Unlike other grocery stores, Sam’s Club and Costco both provide their items in bulk so buyers can stock up. But which wholesale store is superior? Each store is considered a ‘club’ because they both obligate their customers to obtain a membership, mak...

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,...

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