Winter Guard season draws to a close

Winter Guard season draws to a close

Hannah Berman, Staff Reporter

March 17, 2014

As winter draws to a close, so too does the Winter Guard season, which began in January and has had four competitions thus far and has performed impressively. "So far we've won 3rd, 2nd, 3rd and 3rd," said senior Katherine Spencer. "Overall we are ranked 3 out of 14 in our state division." Twenty...

The Academic Team emerges victorious

The Academic Team emerges victorious

Hannah Berman, Staff Reporter

March 3, 2014

The Pinellas County School Board building in Largo was filled with a surplus of young, agile minds on Wednesday, Feb. 26 for the Pinellas County Academic Bowl, with PHU facing 15 other teams from Pinellas County. The six seniors representing Palm Harbor—Seth Bacaner, Kevin Corkran, Emma Freeman, Aadith M...

PCAC Girl’s Basketball Victory

Pauline Piotrowski, Hannah Berman, and Danielle Shafran

January 29, 2014

The PHUHS girl's basketball team recently won against St. Pete at the Pinellas County Athletic Conference (PCAC) with a close score of 53 to 51. The game was played at St. Pete High School on January 24 and the team now qualifies for states regardless of how their performance at Districts turns out next...

It takes two to win the girls’ soccer regional semi-finals

Lena Schwallenberg and Hannah Berman

January 29, 2014

Two sets of Hurricanes faced off Jan. 28, and when the dust settled, two sisters reigned supreme, bringing in a 2-0 win for Palm Harbor's varsity girls' soccer team  in the 5A regional semi-finals against Manatee. Kayla and Alexis Mouton, junior and senior respectively, live for the sport. Playing...

For the First Time in Forever…

For the First Time in Forever...

Pauline Piotrowski and Hannah Berman

January 10, 2014

Walt Disney Animation Studios released perfection for the first time in forever when they released the #1 movie in the nation "Frozen." Before going in to see this new age Disney princess fairy tale, I'll admit I was a little skeptical considering no commercials or trailers gave any insight into what...

Harry Potter returns–sort of

Hannah Berman, Staff Reporter

October 14, 2013

After the end of the eighth Harry Potter movie, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II, many things have cropped up to keep fans every bit as interested in the series even years after the books and movies have been completed. These efforts have included Pottermore, an online interactive experi...

Practice makes perfect

Practice makes perfect

Hannah Berman and Laura Josephik, Staff Reporter

September 12, 2013

The SAT is just a test. We take them every week in school. But this test, in particular, is the one that colleges see. This test has the potential to make or break your future. Nearly four hours of head scratching and listening to the ominous ticking of the clock can be avoided with proper preparation....

Ima be your motivation

Angela Mastromarino and Hannah Berman

August 19, 2013

At the beginning of each new school year, students arrive on campus donned with new backpacks, sharp pencils and crisp new packs of paper. Most importantly, they arrive motivated and determined to succeed. Then, something happens; by the end of the first grading period, once new and clean folders are...

The Wizarding World expands

Maggie Dowling and Hannah Berman, Staff Reporters

April 15, 2013

The beloved Wizarding World of Harry Potter which recently opened its doors in 2012 is now under construction once again as an expansion takes way. Solid speculations say that, while the original Wizarding World of Harry Potter was modeled after Hogsmeade—the little wizarding town just outside of Hogwarts—the...

A Capella success

Hannah Berman and Maggie Dowling, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2013

The After School Specials a capella group at the school has experienced great success this year, and is going to be one of seven schools competing at the International Competition of High School A Cappella (ICHSA). The  members of After School Specials will be traveling to New York in order to compete...

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