• November 23Thursday morning help sessions run from 7:30-10:15 A.M.
  • November 23Picture retakes will be Dec. 8 at the CTE building
  • November 23Thursday and Friday classes now start at 7:30 and end at 11
  • November 12Project Grad will be hosting a cornhole tournament Saturday, Dec. 5, at The Venue at Willow Creek


Core class teaches students to handle the struggles of high school

First year teacher Taylor Spangler joined the staff as the CORE teacher.
October 24, 2019

Schoolwork, drama, stress and anxiety. All of these are things most teenagers experience weekly. As teen suicide rates rise the school decided to take steps to prevent self-harm. The Core class has been...

Project Grad implements changes

Seniors lay down to make a formation that shows the numbers 2020. A drone took a picture of the students overhead.
October 14, 2019

For the new school year, senior parents are taking new steps to improve Project Grad. Project Grad is a non-profit organization to help fundraise for the seniors' grad night. One of the parents on the...

Area 51 Rivets Nation, Raises Questions About Government Secrecy

The PHS student section throws baby powder at the beginning of their homecoming game. The Pirates walked away with a 40-6 win.
October 2, 2019

Over the Summer, popular youtuber Matthew Roberts gained massive media attention after creating a petition to raid Area 51. This raid inspired the Homecoming theme since the proposed date of the raid...

Class Cup competition promotes school spirit

Senior boys Timothy Lemanske and David Holmes cheer on the girls at the Powderpuff game. Attending  the game earned points for Class Cup.
September 26, 2019

Class Cup is an incentive to encourage students to participate in student activities. The Class cup was created five years ago by counselor, Polly Vader. Class cup has evolved throughout the five years...

Seniors channel creativity for parking spots

One of several decorated parking spots. Each spot cost $55, and the money went to Project Grad.
September 17, 2019

Senior parking spots are custom made parking spots that have been going on for four years, and allow seniors to express their creativity. “It’s a creative way to express yourself and personality,”...

Homecoming Candidates

All the Homecoming 2019 Homecoming candidates pose for a group photo.
The 2019 Homecoming candidates
September 13, 2019

Principal, students contemplate Doordash deliveries to the school

Multiple Doordash and other meal deliveries sit waiting for students to pick them up first block Monday, Sept. 9. On average secretary Sarah Barnes reported five to twenty deliveries per day.
September 9, 2019

Doordash is a food delivery app that is intended to be delivered to houses, but can be delivered anywhere. Recently, Doordashing food to school has become common, with upwards of 20 deliveries being made...

Freshman fears

Senior Riley Porter and Sophomore Zoey Pudenz lead freshmen on a tour around a school.  Student Council gave tours of the school to the incoming freshmen on August 12.
August 20, 2019

Often in pop culture, high school is portrayed as a chaotic, dangerous place. Especially for those new to high school life.  As a new school year starts, a new class of students enters the school with...

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