Archive | February, 2014

BOY

By Mariah Killian   Boy is an alternative indie band from Germany, that plays upbeat and meaningful songs. BOY actually sings their songs in English, but most of the time they present themselves in German. The band mainly plays acoustic on stage, but it is a two person band. My personal favorite song by BOY […]

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Ohio Department of Education approves e days as calamity day alternative

Piqua City Schools got approved by the Ohio Department of Education for 3 extra calamity days called, “E-Days.” We used our 5 regular calamity days (plus two extra we add) and almost had to do make up days in June. “It’s confusing, because what if we don’t have a computer at home?” said Faith Branson, […]

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Cavaliers Want Their Homegrown King Home

By: David Wysong In 2010 the future of the Cleveland Cavaliers did not look bright. MVP Lebron James left them in an embarrassing way to team up with All-Star friends, Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh. They were left with no true scorer and that next season they went 19-63 after going 61-21 the year before. […]

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The Doors of Perception By: Aldous Huxley

 By Dakota Rench “Through all of history mankind has ingested psychedelic substances. Those substances exist to put you in touch with spirits beyond yourself, with the creator, with the creative impulse of the planet”- Ray Manzarek The Doors of Perception is a book written by Aldous Huxley documenting a Mescaline trip that occurred during an […]

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PHS senior paints shoes

By Sherry Boggs   Piqua High School senior Morgan O’Neal, known around the class of 2014 for her artistic abilities,  is branching out on her own and is beginning to make her mark in the art world by painting shoes. Painting shoes might sound strange but the finished product is actually very amazing.  O’Neal is […]

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New classes coming to PHS

By Sherry Boggs   The time has come again for Piqua High School freshman, sophomores, and juniors to schedule for their next school year. As the second semester starts and students start to realize the 2013-1014 school is coming to a fast close, they need to start thinking about what classes to sign up for.  Normal […]

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A Diamond in the Wax

By: Faith Branson     Mostly every woman likes good smelling candles, and diamonds are a girl’s best friend! So why not put the two of them together: best idea ever?! Diamond Candles are becoming a trending gift to give to loved ones. The founders of Diamond Candles is a loving couple named David and Brenda. […]

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Medical Marijuana in the NFL?

By: Dakota Rench Chronic, Purp, Reefer, Kush, Marijuana: this is  the world’s most controversial plant. It has been documented for its uses for over 10,000 years. Recently it has become a highly debated subject among individuals at home, all the way to entire states battling on whether or not individuals should be allowed to purchase and […]

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PHS’ “The Company” to perform at the “Double H” contest

By: Olivia Barhorst PHS Show choir “The Company” will be going to Harrison, Ohio to compete in the Double H show choir contest held on February 21st. This contest gets its name Double H because it is hosted by both Harrison High School and Hamilton High school.  The performances happen in Harrison, Ohio in the […]

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Edgar Allen Poe: Writing to entertain

By Tori Nix Born on January 19, 1809, Edgar Allen Poe (born Edgar Poe) was an American author, poet, and literary critic. He was the first well-known American writer to try to earn a living through writing alone, resulting in a financially difficult life and career. He was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the second child […]

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