PHS Journalism

Journalism Camp Experience

Natalie Glassel, Online Editor June 18, 2022

JMW is the acronym for the Jayhawk Media Workshop hosted at the University of Kansas. This camp ran from June 12 to June 16 after a three year break because of Covid-19. The class I chose to take at...

PHS 2022 Graduation

PHS 2022 Graduation

'22 grads walk across the stage
Natalie Glassel, Online Editor June 1, 2022

PHS Prom 2022

PHS Prom 2022

Natalie Glassel, Managing Editor April 26, 2022


The Best of Friends

Gagnebin and Heger describe their tight-knit relationship
Natalie Glassel, Managing Editor April 20, 2022

Interviewer: How old were you when you met? Heger: I was in fourth grade. I was like ten. Gagnebin: I was nine. Interviewer: What is your favorite activity to do together? Heger: Whenever we have...

Mike Dumpert, head football coach, and Steve Gorsuch, assistant football coach, enjoy their last year teaching and coaching. Both created legacies for future students to follow.

The End of an Era

Dumpert and Gorsuch leave behind a legacy
Lily Woolsey and Addison Smith March 3, 2022

Breaking Down the Dress Code

Breaking Down the Dress Code

Natalie Glassel, Managing Editor February 16, 2022

To get an Idea of what students think about the dress code, Zoe Parker, sophomore, shared her opinion. Have you ever broken the dress code? I do [break the dress code] because I want to wear what I...

Emma Johnson, junior, and Chase Barenklau, junior, submit artwork for the annual literary magazine. I thought it was a fun project myself and we usually work well together so overall it was fun, Johnson said.

Literary Magazine Submissions

Students share poems and artwork for the school's literary magazine
Olivia Bassett and Luke Faunce April 29, 2021

The Depression By Olivia Bassett It’s so hard to explain Imagine you’re swimming and All of a sudden you feel like You’re being pulled down You have a weight on both of your feet, And...

Adios, Adieu and Au Revoir

Staff members write goodbye messages to the class of 2021
Addison Smith, Managing Editor April 27, 2021

From Morgan Roth, English teacher: Seniors, Including my student-teaching experience, you are the first class I've had the privilege of watching grow and develop from their freshmen year into their senior...

How the Plans Changed

How the Plans Changed

How childhood dreams can change for the better as time goes on
Natalie Glassel, Co-Social Media Editor December 15, 2020

When you are little, you think you know exactly what your life is going to like in 20 years. As time goes on and you age, your plans change. Elizabeth Oberheide, senior, made some drastic changes since...

Senior goodbye: Haleigh West

Senior goodbye: Haleigh West

Haleigh West, Senior ads editor May 14, 2020

March 13, 2020: the day Governor Kelley announced that she would be closing all schools in Kansas for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year due to COVID-19. At first, it made no sense. It was supposed...

Eilts, 19 grad, transitions to online school back home from college

Eilts, ’19 grad, transitions to online school back home from college

Paityn Hughes, Reporter May 13, 2020

Carson Eilts ‘19 graduate, attends Pittsburg State University. He says it’s bittersweet to be back home because it’s sooner than expected. He also said he’s sad about not being able to finish...

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.

Senior Farmer mentors freshman Anderson through the year

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...

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