The Booster Redux

Fighting like girls

Fighting like girls

Story by Ximena Ibarra, reporter

February 5, 2018

Last year millions of Americans made history by participating in the Women’s March. This year #MeToo fueled the flames of another Women’s March, but this time Pittsburg hosted one of the many marches. The local Women’s March was put together by the local chapter of the National Organization for...

Managing multiple positions

Managing multiple positions

Story by Joseph Lee, Reporter

February 5, 2018

Serving as Pittsburg’s mayor and Pittsburg High School’s Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) administrator, Jeremy Johnson lives a life involved throughout the local community. Working as a JAG administrator, Johnson utilizes his tools as mayor to look for opportunities to engage high school stu...

‘Urinetown’ is statebound

‘Urinetown’ is statebound

Story by Kali Poenitske, Editor in Chief

December 4, 2017

On Jan. 4, the music repertory class will be performing “Urinetown” in front of an audience of 1,800 thespians on opening night of the Kansas Thespian Festival. When sophomore Addy Campbell heard the news, she was filled with excitement. “I actually kind of flipped out. I almost started cry...

Ensemble evolution

Ensemble evolution

Story by Journey Jaramillo, Managing Editor

November 8, 2017

As approximately 12 percent of the student population gathers in one room, vocal music instructor Susan Laushman reflects on the growth of her program throughout the years. Over 15 years, the vocal music program, Encore, has grown dramatically. The number of students increased from 13 to 72. “We...

Mastering the art of a strong rebuttal

Mastering the art of a strong rebuttal

Story by Gina Mathew, Editor in Chief

November 6, 2017

As he stands at the podium, legal pad and pen in hand, junior Austin Edwards prepares to deliver an eight-minute speech about education reform. This year, policy debaters argue the national topic: “The United States federal government should substantially increase its funding and/or regulation of element...

Math dept. adopts new textbooks

Math dept. adopts new textbooks

Story by Kali Poenitske, Editor in Chief

November 3, 2017

On Sept. 27, a parent meeting was held to explain the new math delivery system. With only 24 hours notice, over 90 parents and students attended what was supposed to be a 30 minute meeting, but turned into an hour and a half. Parents voiced concerns about the effectiveness of the new instructional method...

From first base to first place

From first base to first place

Story by Haleigh Mynatt, reporter

October 12, 2017

Traveling coast to coast, junior Aubree Beitzinger spends 11 months out of the year on softball. Beitzinger attended week-long tournaments in Illinois, Indiana, Chicago, Florida, Georgia, Colorado, and California. “This summer was really good for my softball career,” Beitzinger said. “I got...

Dreamers On The Field

Dreamers On The Field

Story by Gina Mathew and Ximena Ibarra

October 11, 2017

At a glimpse, the soccer team at PHS is like any other. The minute the dismissal bell rings, players gather at the soccer field to practice assists, kicks, blocks and headers. But the diversity of players is what makes them unique, incorporating students from different genders, ethnicities, schools...

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