Archive | December, 2013

PHS students travel to genetics conference

By Sherry Boggs On Wednesday, December 11, Piqua High Schools students in the AP Biology classes traveled to Oakwood High School to listen to speaker Sam Rine at a genetics conference. Many scientific advances were discussed during the conference.  Advances ranged from treating type one diabetes without daily shots to growing a fully functioning human […]

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Buckeyes Keep Hope

By David Wysong About a week ago the Ohio State Football program lost their chances at a national title for the 2013-2014 season, when they lost to Michigan state in the Big Ten Title game. After this loss you can say the Ohio State fan base was…depressed. There is some positive hope for the fan […]

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Boy Wonder; Movie Review

By Kayla Bowermaster       Boy Wonder, an independent thriller that came out in late 2010, is a beautifully done, well made movie, with a well written story, well written characters, and a great cast of actors.     Boy Wonder starts with the main character, Sean Donovan, remembering the fun days he spent with his […]

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Divergent Book Review

By Faith Branson If you’re looking for something to read this holiday season or any season then this is your series although you might not get much sleep because you won’t want to put the books down. Divergent, Insurgent, and Allegiant will be sure to keep you up at late hours in the evening or […]

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Coldest Girl in Cold Town by Holly Black

By Mariah Killian   Holly Black’s book The Coldest Girl in Coldtown is an on edge book that keeps you on your toes. This book is about a girl Tana who wakes up in the bathtub in someone’s house. She is at a party, and soon discovers everyone there was murdered by vampires. These are not […]

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Derrick Rose Vows to be Back

By David Wysong In the 2010-2011 season Derrick Rose was on top of the world. He averaged 25 points per game, had nearly eight assists, led his Chicago Bulls to a 62-20 record, and won the NBA’s Most Valuable Player award. A year later in the 2011-2012 season everything came crashing down. He only played 39 […]

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UVCC Visitation

By Dakota Rench The UVCC has been well known in their pursuit to help hone in the skills of students in many different trades such as nursing, culinary arts, carpentry, technology and computer sciences, and much more. Last week sophomores from Piqua High School visited to experience each trade offered . When asked how she […]

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PHS Girls Basketball team shoots for a great season

By Olivia Barhorst The Piqua Girls Basketball team is hoping for a great 2013-2014 season.  With a record of 2-1 so far, (beating Bethel and Urbana and losing to Fairborn), have had a great beginning to their season. On the court this year as seniors are Katie Allen, Conner Brown, Danajha Clemins, Teija Davis, Chelsea […]

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To express the depressed

By Tori Nix Depression is a state of low mood and aversion to activity that can affect a person’s thoughts, behavior, feelings, and a sense of well-being. Signs of depression include difficulty concentrating, fatigue, feelings of  hopelessness and/or guilt, loss of interest in activities, persistent sadness, just to name a few. Types of depression include […]

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Say thanks this Thanksgiving with PHS

By Katie Harris The First Thanksgiving was held in 1621 to celebrate that harvest received by the Plymouth Colony after a harsh winter.  Everyone has traditions for Thanksgiving but all are different. Some go to their grandparents, some stay home, some watch football ,and some play board games. But no matter how you celebrate, it’s […]

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