Archive | September, 2013

Students and Teachers Debate NFL Football

By: David Wysong NFL football: it’s a high commodity around America. Piqua High School is a great example of how popular the NFL really is. Walking through the halls on a Monday morning, you see many different students wearing their favorite team’s jersey if they won the day before. So since there is such an […]

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The Goblin Wars Trilogy By Kersten Hamilton

By: Mariah Killian   Kersten Hamilton’s Goblin war series is intense, clever, and a little humorous. Hamilton got the idea for this Irish folk tale by basing it off Irish mythology and The poem “Tyger Tyger,” by William Blake. Hamilton’s first book Tyger Tyger starts her character’s journey, when Finnikin Mac Cumhail comes into town […]

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Teens give views on politics

By Dakota Rench Teens and politics, not a great mix right? But in today’s society the importance of political involvement is crucial to determining where our country is headed. The youth of a nation are the future voters and activist that we see today. But as time has progressed, the amount of participation and concern […]

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New Curriculum changes PHS

By: Tori Nix     This year, the Piqua High School has a new curriculum. I interviewed  Anthony Lyons, principal at PHS, and Toni Riley, the sophomore guidance counselor to find out what was new.      Lyons said that the school’s curriculum changed so that it can follow the common core standards. In the additions made […]

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Seniors Talk Piqua Football

By: David Wysong Senior year: it’s the season every high school football player dreams. Especially at Piqua High School where football has been a very important sport over the past few decades. At the top of the totem pole this year is the senior class of 2014. Out of the gates of their most important […]

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Supharada Hemmanee Begins a New Start at PHS

By: Olivia Barhorst   Supharada Hemmanee, known by her friends as Aung, is a foreign exchange student enjoying her time here at PHS. Aung, a sophomore from Thailand lives with the Wyans.  The Wyans have housed many foreign exchange students over the years. Aung is also living with Astelle, another foreign exchange student at PHS.  […]

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Visit the Haunted Houses of 2013

By: Katie Harris Chamber of Horror, Forsaken Haunted House, Dents Schoolhouse, Factory of Fear, and The Land of Illusions are the hit attractions of this 2013 fall season.   The Chamber of Horror opened Friday, September 13. They are open Fridays and Saturdays, dark until 1 a.m. The general admission is $12 or you can […]

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Pride of Piqua marches at Tipp City Marching Band Competition

By:Faith Branson The Piqua High School marching band had their first competition of the 2013 season Saturday, September 21 in Tipp City. The name of the show was Monopoly, which consists of 4 great song selections:“Passing Go/Water Works” as the opener, “Money” for movement 2, “Smooth Criminal” movement 3, and “Railroad” as the closer. Prior to […]

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Kicking off Freshmen Year

By: Mariah Killian The freshmen class of 2017 is kicking off this school year with hopes of achieving their high set goals.  Most of them think it is quite confusing, fast paced, and requires growing up just a little more. “I feel like now is where I have to step up my game, and be […]

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Disputing Economics

By: Dakota Rench Economics is the subject that politicians quibble over, stock brokers froth about, and economists turn into a broiling argument. From setting up a garage sale, to the operation of an international corporation, economics influences individual’s choices over the way they utilize resources in a world of scarcity. Not only is economics the […]

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