Archive | March, 2014

Sticking with our second amendment

 By Katie Harris Guns can have a negative or fatal effect, but the benefits of owning a firearm are much greater than the negative effects. Banning guns is not going to raise the amount of safety that an individual feels. Criminals do not care what is illegal. Making guns illegal is not going to stop […]

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UD flies into the Elite Eight

By Olivia Barhorst The University of Dayton beat Stanford 82–72 to earn a spot in the Elite Eight. With a regular season record 26-10, UD has made a name for themselves in the NCAA March Madness tournament. Going into the first round deemed the underdog, they proved themselves with a tight game against The Ohio […]

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PHS gets new Phys. Ed courses

Tori Nix     Beginning the school year of 2014-2015, Piqua High School will be offering new Physical Education courses.     The new courses being offered are Cardio Kickboxing, Sports Agility, Hip-Hop Abs, Yoga/Pilates, Zumba, and High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT). The courses are .25 credits each and are being offered to all grades.     In […]

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AP Testing

Mariah Killian   The Ap test is a national standard test that is used to measure students college readiness. This is an opportunity for High School students to gain college credit if they obtain a high enough score. The test scoring is between 1 and 5. The highest score you can get is a five […]

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Seniors talk about graduating

By Sherry Boggs   Senior year for the PHS class of 2014 is quickly coming to a close as the third grading quarter ends. By now, most seniors have applied to college and are planning their freshman year of  college.  Through all the excitement and nerves of the upcoming graduation on May 30th, seniors have […]

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10 Way to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse

By: Dakota Rench For years millions of fans have been attracted to the gory violence and destruction that only zombies can provide. Now, Mr. Hornbeck, social science teacher at Piqua High School will be conducting a play titled,  10 Ways to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse. It’s the end of the world and hordes of rampaging […]

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New Coasters Rolling into Summer 2014

By Faith Branson      Summer means longer days, warm weather, cold drinks, time with friends, and rollercoasters! Ohio has two major theme parks: Cedar Point which is located in Sandusky and Kings Island located in Mason.  This year a new ride is joining Kings Island. The opening day for the theme park and the new […]

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Chatroom Movie Review

By Kayla Bowermaster   Chatroom is a 2012 British thriller movie about a group of troubled teens who all meet on an online chat site, thinking that they may have found some great new friends. Each of these teens had their own secrets and troubles in their life; there is Eva, who is going through […]

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Country Concert 2014

By Katie Harris Country Concert 2014 starts on July 10 and ends July 12. It takes place on a 500 acre facility near Fort Loramie, Ohio. There will be 20 country stars. It costs $199 for a general admission ticket for all 3 days. The gold circle is free with general admission to the first […]

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Sociology Students Experience the Court Process

By: Dakota Rench Tuesday, March 11, 2014, Mr. Hornbeck’s ONU Sociology classes attended a field trip to the Miami County Court House to experience the judicial process that occurs every day. Starting early in the morning, students observed an array of misdemeanor cases ranging from minor traffic violations, drug possession and paraphernalia, to probation violations […]

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