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  • October 9Seniors Scott Ladish and Elle Blake crowned homecoming king and queen

  • September 26The homecoming dance will be held 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Oct. 7

  • September 26The homecoming game will take place Oct. 6 against Bishop Ward

  • September 18The PSAT will be held Wednesday, Oct. 11 from P1 to P2.

Humans of PHS: Morgan Slaughter

Humans of PHS: Morgan Slaughter

Trey Trumbo, Sports Editor

September 15, 2017


Filed under Featured, Humans of PHS, Showcase

While many students are involved in sports and clubs, a few students got to take part in something different from the usual. In the beginning of August, a few students got the chance to be apart of a music video called “Dance Like Nobody’s Watching You” by Erica Mckenzie and Rex Rubato. One of...

Humans of PHS: Morgan Haworth

Humans of PHS: Morgan Haworth

Megan Neal, Copy editor

September 14, 2017


Filed under Humans of PHS, Uncategorized

Sophomore Morgan Haworth recently underwent surgery to remove an extra bone in her left foot, though this was not the first time. When Haworth was in 6 grade, she had the same surgery, but on her right foot. “I had to get it removed,” Haworth said. “Two bones were rubbing together, and it h...

Humans of PHS: Tyler Ratterman

Humans of PHS: Tyler Ratterman

Karli Trumbo, Staff Writer

March 16, 2017


Filed under Humans of PHS, Showcase

Some people find fashion in top-dollar stores by top designers, and for others it’s whatever they can throw together from a thrift store. However, for senior Tyler Ratterman, his style is one of his own design. Ratterman decided to begin making his own clothes his junior year when he discovered th...

Humans of PHS: Katelyn Angell

Humans of PHS: Katelyn Angell

Taylor Green, Staff Writer

December 6, 2016


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Some might think that running around barrels on a horse is crazy, but to senior Katelyn Angell it’s just another ride. “It’s an adrenaline rush and is definitely not for the faint of heart,” Angell said. “Because it is a timed event, it’s all about pushing yourself and your horse to be ...

Humans of PHS: Caleb Boyle

Humans of PHS: Caleb Boyle

Scout Molder, Staff Writer

September 29, 2016


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The typical teen may choose babysitting, a clothing store or a restaurant as their first job. Senior Caleb Boyle, however, took a completely different route while he was searching for his first job six years ago. Instead of applying for a basic busboy job at Danny’s, Boyle decided to work at the Ka...

Humans of PHS: Maggie Wolf

Humans of PHS: Maggie Wolf

Jalen Zwart, Web Editor

March 19, 2016


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Black hats, wrinkles, warts, and wrong doing; these are things typically associated with witchcraft. However, junior Maggie Wolf doesn’t equate herself to those things while practicing her witching. Wolf got interested in witchcraft when she began to read tarot cards. “It was a slippery slope from...

Humans of PHS: Esrom Griffin

Humans of PHS: Esrom Griffin

Jalen Zwart, Web Editor

October 26, 2015


Filed under Humans of PHS

Oftentimes, our parents’ interests manifest themselves as a major part of our activities and personality. This is true for freshman Esrom Griffin, who has taken to a passion of his father’s: drone building. Griffin’s dad has built drones most of his life. The series of drones they build, known...

Humans of PHS: Summer Hatfield

Humans of PHS: Summer Hatfield

Kristen Warner

October 8, 2015


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After six years of gymnastics, freshman Summer Hatfield had reached expertise level 5, which was the highest level a pre-graduate gymnast could reach at KC Cheer. Hatfield had been into gymnastics from an early age. “I started tumbling in my house, and my mom decide to enroll me in classes,” ...

Humans of PHS: Mary Winzer

Humans of PHS: Mary Winzer

Kirsten Warner

September 30, 2015


Filed under Humans of PHS

While Junior Mary Winzer was in her individual focus art class she got more than positive feedback from her teacher, Trisha Sasz. While she was painting in a Parkville studio, passers-by saw her work and contacted and commissioned her. “I’ve only had a couple of commissions,” Winzer said. “The...

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