Archive | October, 2013

Cuddling is the Cure-All

By Dakota Rench They say that love is the cure to all ailments and rightfully so. For you see, cuddling and non-sexual physical contact produces a plethora of positive outcomes for the human mind and body. When two individuals make such physical contact with each other such as hugging, caressing, and canoodling, the brain reacts […]

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El Sombrero: A Restaurant Review

By Mariah Killian   Last night, I went out to El Sombrero here in Piqua. The restaurant had a nice welcoming feeling to it. The walls were a neutral white, with hispanic paintings all over the walls. The booths were made of wood which looked comfortable, but  they weren’t as comfy as you might think […]

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“A Walk To Remember” by Nicholas Sparks

By: Tori Nix Nicholas Sparks’ A Walk To Remember is an extraordinary read. The story falls on a rebellious teen, Landon Carter, who, when a high-school prank goes horribly wrong, is threatened with expulsion. But, instead of being expelled, he is faced with mandatory participation in after-school activities, tutoring disadvantaged kids with school work, and […]

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PHS Women’s Soccer scores into history books

By: Olivia Barhorst The PHS Women’s soccer team played for the chance at GWOC North Champion. Even with the girls not taking this title, PHS is very proud of them.  Ending their season with the record 10-4-1, the girls have a lot to be proud of.  The road wasn’t the easiest but the girls pulled […]

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Hart of Dixie review

  By Faith Branson Tv show creator Leila Gerstein is at it again with the third season of Hart of Dixie. The network CW has been showing the tv show since 2011 when it first came out and it still showing the newest episodes. Actress Rachel Bilson plays a woman named Zoe Hart, a newly […]

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Academic Challenge buzzed its way to PHS

By Sherry Boggs     Academic Challenge is making its way to Piqua High School as the newest GWOC winter team, headed by social studies teacher, Courtney Swabb.     Academic Challenge is a series of competitions where teams from all over answer questions over categories such as science, geography, literature, world history, and even pop culture. […]

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Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

Book Review By Kayla Bowermaster   Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, the debut novel by Ransom Riggs, is truly something spectacular; with time travel, children with extraordinary gifts, and even terrifying monsters, all accompanied by unique and authentic photographs. This enthralling tale starts with young Jacob, who used to be entertained with his grandfather’s […]

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Kickin’ it with Piqua Soccer

By David Wysong Piqua High School’s soccer team has a lot of different stories behind each player, especially the seniors. There’s a lot of characters on the team, whether it’s JV or Varsity, yes I said JV. JV Forward, Sean Murphy, has never played soccer in his life. He just decided to go out for the […]

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Student of the Week

By Katie Wright The McDonalds’ Student of the Week for September 30 through October 4 is Piqua High School’s freshman, Darby Wright. He is the son of John and Darla Wright of Piqua. Wright was nominated by Deb Retman for his diligence, trustworthiness, and responsibility. “Darby is doing a nice job in biology class. He […]

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Remember the year forever

By Katie Harris The 2013- 2014 yearbooks are on sale now. The deadline to order will be the 1st week of May. It will cost $60 until March, then will be raised to $65, so order now. You will receive your yearbook at the beginning of the 2014-2015 school year, due to the fact the […]

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