The Booster Redux

Competing from the screen: a new Esports club available at PHS
A lot on his plate: Chef Anthony Fischer selected to compete in broadcasted culinary competition

February 24, 2020

On top of teaching culinary class, Chef Anthony Fischer will be competing in the Show-Me Chefs culinary competition set to film in March. Show-Me Chefs is a broadcast run by students...

Underage substance abuse can lead to lifelong struggle

February 14, 2020

Some teens may use their $20 to buy dinner or go to the movies, but Tom, a junior boy who drinks alcohol and smokes marijuana recreationally, decides to spend his money differently. Tom...

Coronavirus hits ESOL teacher Lijun Zhu’s hometown

February 13, 2020

On Jan. 31, the World Health Organization declared a national health emergency in response to a coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan, China. The coronavirus, dubbed COVID-19, continues...

Jones, Leiker qualify for FCCLA state

February 12, 2020

On Jan. 29, senior Logan Jones and sophomore Zack Leiker received the news at Pittsburg State University (PSU) that they would be able to compete at the Family, Career and Community...

Bringing history alive: students gain hands-on experience from teacher’s personal collection
Coming out: an inside look at what it’s like to be in/out of the closet

February 6, 2020

The struggles of being in the closet As sophomore Meagan Wood comes home from school, she quickly runs up to her room, plugs in her headphones, and writes “I’m gay” repeatedly...

Student utilizes online learning

February 6, 2020

After first hour, instead of going to her next class, junior Sarah Stebbins goes to the library and opens her computer.  Stebbins is one out of the approximatly 80 students...

When anxiety attacks: how students cope

February 4, 2020

According to nurse practitioner Amber Hunziker, the most common mental health concern in Pittsburg High school is anxiety. “I would say depression is high, anxiety is way...

Breaking bonds

February 3, 2020

The signs of a toxic relationship are often overlooked or even ignored. Relationships between friends, family and significant others are sometimes difficult to identify as toxic...

Benson’s faith inspires him to lead by example
Social media profits on everyday people

Social media profits on everyday people

February 25, 2020

As more young people join social media platforms, I believe that social media outlets are a serious detriment to the mental health of both teens and pre-teens, causing higher rates...

Tame Impala Releases New Album

Tame Impala Releases New Album

February 23, 2020

On Feb. 14, 2020, Australian psychedelic pop-rock project, Tame Impala, released their 4th album, The Slow Rush. Fans have highly anticipated this release since their 2015 Grammy-nominated...

Finishing what you started: quitting is not the same as not returning

Finishing what you started: quitting is not the same as not returning

February 11, 2020

I dedicated a lot of time and energy to the school’s dance team my freshman and sophomore years of high school. A couple weeks before auditions came around for my junior year,...

Powerlifters prepare to host state meet on Feb. 29
PHS hosts wrestling SEK league tournament

PHS hosts wrestling SEK league tournament

February 13, 2020

For the first time in seven years, Pittsburg High School will be hosting the SEK League Duals on Feb. 13.  The event consists of seven schools in the SEK area. Each school gets an opportunity to...

Juniors sweep winter coronation

Juniors sweep winter coronation

February 11, 2020

On Friday, Feb. 7, juniors Christopher Saman and Natalie Talent were crowned as King and Queen for Pittsburg High School’s winter homecoming.  “Right before we were going to go on the court,...

Pittsburg boys basketball enters state rankings

Pittsburg boys basketball enters state rankings

January 30, 2020

The PHS boys basketball team is ranked in the top 10 in the state for the first time this season.  A poll released by the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association (KBCA) on Tuesday, Jan. 20th, placed...

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