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Jones qualifies for FCCLA State Star Event

Jones qualifies for FCCLA State Star Event

Story by Hannah Gray, Reporter

February 6, 2019

Last Wednesday, at the district Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) competition at Pittsburg State University, junior Logan Jones presented his project, “Say Yes to FCS,” covering the benefits of family and consumer sciences, to a panel of judges. Jones earned a silver ranki...

One act play qualifies for internationals

One act play qualifies for internationals

Story by Hannah Gray, reporter

January 18, 2019

Theater director Greg Shaw took 45 students to the State Thespian Festival in Wichita, Kansas on the weekend of Jan. 5. The students came home with another qualification for the International Thespian Festival, for a second time in a row. Sophomore Sarah Stebbins qualified individually for scoring a su...

BREAKING: District approves Bressler’s letter of resignation, contract effective through June

BREAKING: District approves Bressler’s letter of resignation, contract effective through June

Story by Nicole Konopelko, Editor-in-Chief

January 15, 2019

Principal Phil Bressler will not be coming back for the 2019-20 school year. His resignation comes halfway through his second year at PHS. Bressler has applied to renew his district leadership license and is seeking a superintendent job. “There’s a lot of reasons for this decision, but I think it really comes dow...

Mantooth, Lancaster resign from coaching volleyball

Mantooth, Lancaster resign from coaching volleyball

Story by Joseph Lee, Print editor

December 17, 2018

Minutes before the final game of their season, the volleyball players walked onto the court alongside their teammates to start the match, not knowing that it would be their last game with head coach Megan Mantooth and assistant coach Bridgett Lancaster on the sideline. After coaching at Pittsburg...

Hidden Hits

Hidden Hits

Story by Nicole Konopelko and Emma Lawson

December 14, 2018

NOTE: The students interviewed for this story requested anonymity* due to fears of getting in trouble for JUULing on school property, which is against school rules. While her classmates read Romeo and Juliet out loud, freshman Jessica Adams* sticks her hands under her hoodie to take three hits from a...

Introducing “Asking For A Friend”

Introducing “Asking For A Friend”

November 30, 2018

Welcome to my blog:  Everyone needs a little advice sometimes and that’s okay. I have had many different kinds of struggles in life and in school. I want to give you advice from my experiences, and help you with anything you have questions about. You can write to me using your real name or an ano...

Scholarship dedicated to honor Laushman

Scholarship dedicated to honor Laushman

Story by Nicole Konopelko, Editor-in-Chief

November 29, 2018

2019 will be the first year in which the USD 250 Foundation awards a scholarship in vocal music director Susan Laushman’s name. “In my wildest dreams, I never thought something like that would be started in my name,” said Laushman, who has been a music educator for 30 years. “I’m flatter...

A Penny War Against Pediatric Cancer

Story by Vincent Norman, Reporter

November 28, 2018

The Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) chapter at PHS organized a penny fundraiser to raise money for registrar Maggie Serrano's niece, who's fighting Stage 4 cancer.

Solidifying a passion

Solidifying a passion

Story by Nicole Konopelko, Editor-in-Chief

November 26, 2018

158 days. Three months. Three articles. In journalism time, that’s how long it’s been since I embraced 50 passionate, talented student journalists in Washington, D.C., one-by-one, as tears welled up in my eyes. Tears for the future of journalism. Tears for how much my life had changed in three...

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