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Five teachers at Pittsburg High School get their photo taken as they share their stories about the 2020-21 school year.

A classroom perspective a year after a pandemic

Story by Francisco Castaneda and Nolan Turnbull May 4, 2022

Last year, we saw a historic year happen, teachers balancing in-person and remote learning.  From online learning, Zooming classes, battling distractions, and encouraging students, teachers adjusted...

A student in class is playing Clash Royale rather than paying attention to the class lecture.

Distracted Learning

Story by Francisco Castaneda, Photographer, Videographer May 3, 2022

    As English teacher Abbey Cummings presents with the lights off as students take notes, at the side of her eye, she notices a flash coming from a student's phone when they receive a notification....

Seniors Jacob Mathew, Joy Lee, Katie Rodriguez and Owen Miller pose with their champion plaque.

Debate State Champions

Story by Sarah Alcantar March 25, 2022

Seniors Owen Miller, Katie Rodriguez, Joy Lee and Jacob Mathew became the first ever Pittsburg High School debaters to win the 5A State Debate Championship at the 5A 2-Speaker State Debate Tournament.  “We...

PHS Clubs

December 9, 2021

Theater Design Class

Theater Design Class

Story by Ava Carper November 29, 2021

The theater design class creates the set for the rep theater class play Little Women.

Spanish teacher Angela Pallarés works with health teacher Jose Speer to improve his Spanish writing.

Learning on the job

Story by Francisco Castaneda and Nolan Turnbull November 15, 2021

After the bell rings to signal the end of study hall, health teacher Jose Speer walks down to room 220 where Spanish teacher Angela Pallarés teaches AP Spanish. He walks in, takes his seat, and prepares...

AP Spanish teacher Angela Pallarés talks to her 7th hour students about peer reviewing their essays.

Purpose of AP Classes

Story by Braden Benson November 4, 2021

PHS staff provides information and benefits for students enrolled in AP classes.  According to counselor, Jessica Stegman, AP or advanced placement, are standardized exams that measure if a student...

Inside the Classroom: Jessica Mildfelt

Story by Francisco Castaneda, Photographer, Videographer October 19, 2021

Take a look into Spanish teacher Jessica Mildfelt's classroom.

Photo Caption: Senior Dakota Reese focuses on eating his donuts during the donut eating competition. “​​I wouldn’t recommend watered down donuts to anyone.” Reese said.

Mythology Donut Eating

Story by Nolan Turnbull October 19, 2021

What Happened: Mrs. Cummings’ held a donut eating contest for her mythology class. The objective of the game was to take down a whole bag of donuts before the other team. The winning team would get extra...

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