Archive | October, 2013

Spoon River Anthology performed by PHS Drama Club

By Olivia Barhorst The Drama Club from Piqua High School  performed Spoon River Anthology on Saturday, October 26 at 6:30 p.m. in Forest Hill Cemetery. “The play was very unique in that it was taking place in the cemetery and explained human nature very accurately,” said Dakota Rench. Spoon River Anthology is a collection of short free-form […]

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Reading is fun

By Tori NIx Reading is a complex, cognitive process of decoding symbols in order to construct or derive meaning. The interaction between the text and the reader is shaped by the readers’ prior knowledge, experiences, attitide, and language community which is culturally and socially situated. When you read a book, or any reading for that matter, […]

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Stereotypes

By Mariah Killian   Stereotypes: Geeks, nerds, loners, preps, jocks, goths, and band geeks. These are all common stereotypes people use daily. Most people place people into groups naturally. We face judgment daily, with the glance of an eye a person is placed into one of the many stereotypes there are. Our clothing, friends and […]

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A Haunted Romance book series

 By Faith Branson Author Jessica Verday wrote The Hollow series, a 3 book series including: The Hollow, The Haunted, The Hidden.  The trilogy is on the New York Times bestselling list. In the small town of Sleepy Hollow, the town really owns up to “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” by Washington Irving. However the Legend isn’t […]

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Discovering Immortality

“Millions long for immortality who do not know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon.”- Sarah Ertz. The concept of immortality has always fascinated humans since the dawn of our existence. Humankind has created movies about this idea, religious ceremonies attempt to achieve this, and scientists aspire to discover the key to […]

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Adrian Peterson Continues to Amaze

By: David Wysong  Adrian Peterson is a monster. He has been an MVP, a five time pro-bowler, a two time NFL leading rusher, and had a remarkable comeback after tearing his ACL and being back on the field in 10 months. That next season after his injury was his MVP season and he was nine […]

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Seniors look back while looking forward

By Sherry Boggs     As the first quarter of the 2013-2014 school comes to a close, Piqua High School seniors being to look back at their time at PHS but also look forward to their futures.     Chelsea Smith says that so far it has been time consuming with filling out scholarships and applications.  Smith […]

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PHS hosts annual Homecoming Dance

By Kayla Bowermaster      On Saturday, October 12, students gathered at the school at eight o’clock for the annual Homecoming Dance.  This year rules were set before hand, and it was made sure that everyone in attendance knew of them. This, of course, being the forms every student and their parent had to sign […]

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Success at the PHS blood drive

By Katie Harris On October 4, PHS took part in the annual Piqua vs. Troy blood on the school’s stage in the CPA. There were 111 students and teachers registered for this year’s drive. April Grove, advisor of the Interact Club and math teacher at the high school, was in charge of the blood drive. It […]

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Varsity Cheer Squad Jumps to Achieving Goals

By: Olivia Barhorst The PHS Varsity Cheer Squad of 2013-2014 wants to make all of their goals a reality this season. With many new faces to the cheer squad, a lot of hard work has had to been made by each individual.  The Squad consists of two sophomores (Ariel Kessler and Cheyanne Lumpkin), juniors (Cecily […]

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