PHS Journalism

Senior Goodbye: Emi Zeller

Senior Goodbye: Emi Zeller

Emi Zeller, Reporter

May 13, 2020

Everyone always tells you that your 4 years in high school will fly by. Well, my freshman, sophomore, and junior year, I did not believe that at all. I felt like I had forever until graduation. Now, there are only months left before I move away from my family, friends, and everything I’ve ever known....

Senior goodbye: Skyler Hughes

Senior goodbye: Skyler Hughes

Skyler Hughes, Organizational editor

May 12, 2020

Thirteen years is all we have as students and four of them are spent in high school. During these four years, we start to discover our identities, but where drama thrives. As a senior, I have learned two things about school. The first is some classes are harder than others and the second is that drama...

Is free will dead?

Is free will dead?

Mason Escobar, Reporter

May 12, 2020

Freedom is one of the most pursued concepts in our world. But, putting aside things like civil liberties and intellectual freedom, I like to take a more philosophical, basic view of freedom, focusing on an individual’s control over its own actions. In mainstream philosophy, two mutually exclusive...

Senior Goodbye: Macayla Enman

Senior Goodbye: Macayla Enman

Macayla Enman, Managing editor

May 12, 2020

Every day the bell rings at three ten, dismissing us for the day. Little did I and many other seniors know the week before spring break was going to be our last day. From the first day I walked into high school my freshman year, I couldn't wait to be over, but I never expected it to end like this. Now...

Being confined

Being confined

Delana Johnston, Reporter

May 7, 2020

As a teenager, we feel the need to find a place where we belong. In high school, many of us end up in a group where we can gain memories, friends, and possibly, the stereotypes associated within groups. Stereotyping can be done by parents, teachers, coaches, and peers. The stereotypes people put on...

Letter to self: Katie-Bree Hodgson

Letter to self: Katie-Bree Hodgson

Katie-Bree Hodgson, Guest writer

April 28, 2020

Dear Katie-Bree, Senior year was something you had dreamed about for a long time. It was the final chapter in being a kid. You were excited and nervous. It was a new school in a new town. The image of that perfect senior year was still such a possibility. Enjoying time with your friends, going to...

Senior Spotlight: Macayla Enman

Senior Spotlight: Macayla Enman

Emma Johnson, Public relations manager

April 28, 2020

One of Macayla Enman’s, senior, fondest memories of high school was getting the chance to attend every single football and baseball game. She liked it not only because she got to take pictures and cheer on her team. She also gained insight into the games and the players' thoughts. “I got...

Go vegan and save your health, the planet

Go vegan and save your health, the planet

Mason Escobar, Reporter

April 21, 2020

In recent years, debate surrounding the merits and faults of various diet choices has grown increasingly contentious, especially in America. In 2018, the United States Department of Agriculture(USDA) predicted the average person would eat almost twice the recommended amount of meat, according to the...

Social media threatens the essence of our democracy

Social media threatens the essence of our democracy

Mason Escobar, Reporter

April 7, 2020

According to data compiled by Statista.com, almost 4 out of 5 Americans use social media in some form. This shouldn’t be surprising, as social media has helped billions connect and share ideas for years now. Unfortunately, social media is quickly evolving, threatening the future of democracy as we...

Make the most of these changing times

Students can find ways to look on the bright side during these changing times.

Ethan Cerros, Reporter

April 6, 2020

Walking outside at least once during these last couple of weeks, something feels different: the feeling of ‘change.’ Of course, a global health crisis tends to have that kind of effect on a world of fast-working people. Everyone now has to change their daily lives to block the ripple effect COVID-19...

Swimming worth the effort

Swimming worth the effort

Emma Johnson, Public Relations Manager

April 2, 2020

As someone who has been swimming since the age of 3 or 4, my relationship with swimming has changed greatly throughout the years. What started out as just a recreational sport, has shaped me into who I am today. At the high-school level, I move from the recreational summer team to a fall break. Almost...

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...

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