PHS Journalism

Senior Farmer mentors freshman Anderson through the year

Freshman Layne Anderson felt supported by senior Jacob Farmer, second from left, as a freshman. Seniors Ashley Schwach, left and Creighton Markovich hold Anderson up after the production of Godspell this fall.

Ethan Cerros, Reporter

May 13, 2020

Layne Anderson, freshman, found it was easy to find a long-time friend in senior Jacob Farmer, who is also Anderson’s cousin. When it was Anderson’s turn in the family to a freshman, he knew having Farmer around would make the transition easier. “I was comfortable going into such a nerve-wracking...

Juniors, seniors celebrate prom from a distance

Juniors, seniors celebrate prom from a distance

Macayla Enman, Managing editor

April 21, 2020

Bella Duckworth, senior, looked forward to prom every year. However, with this year ending so abruptly, she decided prom was not going to be taken away, as well. Duckworth came up with the idea for seniors to vote for Prom King and Queen candidates and then the candidates would make TiKTok’s about...

The Odd Couple performed March 6 and 7

The Odd Couple performed March 6 and 7

April 17, 2020

Performers include seniors Cooper Eidson, Ben Owens, Ashton Bishop; juniors Ethan Cerros, Carly Markovich; and sophomores Daniel Benton and Nathaniel Troutman. Photos by Skyler Hughes

New shows, books can help pass time

New shows, books can help pass time

Kaylee Miller, Reporter

April 15, 2020

As high school students transition into their new versions of every-day life, Allen Peuser, junior, carries on with a full-time job and school. “With school being online, I have more opportunities to make a better life for myself,” Peuser said. Online schooling gives students more time to watch...

Poetry by Christina Feugate, junior, and Photography by Katie Lynnea

I took it at Miola Lake  Jan. 3 of Tabitha Cantrell, junior. When I took it I didn’t really like it but I was feeling experimental and creative so I figured why not mess around with my editing. And it actually came out pretty darn tootin cool.

Christina Feugate, Guest writer

April 3, 2020

“My Angel” There are angel wings High in the sky When time flies You make me wanna cry I remember the time When I cried Seeing those blue eyes You will always be mine Your body may be cold But your touch is still warm Watching over me Like a butterfly L...

The Sadness

Senior Christian Dunmeyer captures the sun through the trees.

Kel Davenport, Guest writer

April 2, 2020

I’ve got nothing left to say. It’s like the words ran away. And I’m stuck between these walls Just because I lost it all. What am I supposed to do When my inspiration was you? Between these pages I’m stuck. Now let’s just wait for luck

Letter from my future self to my senior self

Jacob Farmer puts himself in the place of his future self to help him out during his last quarter of senior year.

Jacob Farmer, Guest writer

March 30, 2020

Dear Jacob, How are you doing? I hope you aren’t getting too bored sitting at home all day, every single day. I know you are still livid about everything that has happened in the last couple weeks, but trust me it will get better. It may seem like a weird and convoluted part of your life but you’ll...


Kalli Burton

May 2, 2017

When I was younger, I never saw them that much. Going through the park with my parents, I would occasionally seem them, running through the bushes, sometimes pushing the swings, even. Once my father passed away, they became worse… more noticeable. By the time I was eleven, I began to see them outside...

Review: Miss Peregrine’s home for Peculiar Children

Courtesy of Books for Youth Minds

Skyler Hughs

February 2, 2017

Different world different life, maybe it's better to be there or maybe not. Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children is the first of three books in a haunting series that brings a carnival freak show to life. but my favorite is the first book, it gives the reader backstory you need but at the...

Interview With Kim Kardashian

Courtesy of Entertain Weekly

Mckenzie Gagnebin

February 2, 2017

We all know Kim Kardashian. If you don’t then it’s safe to say you’ve been living under a rock for about 10 years. To catch everyone up to speed, if they’re not already there, here’s the thing Kim Kardashian is an overly dramatic celebrity way to obsessed with the way she looks and didn’t...

Show Your Roots: Roots Fest Review

Show Your Roots: Roots Fest Review

Ashley Everhart, Editor-in-Chief

September 13, 2016

The distinct scent of barbeque and funnel cakes filled the air, the sound of children squealing and loud R&B music surrounded me. This is the atmosphere at the annual Roots Festival held in Paola, Kansas on Aug 26-27. People of all ages in Paola and beyond have attended Roots Fest at some poi...

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