Archive | April, 2014

PHS AP students take tests

By Olivia Barhorst The Advanced Placement (AP) students at PHS prepare to take the tests that will determine how well they learned the material taught to them all year. Starting on May 5th and running through May 16th, different tests given at specific times will be administered. On May 5th is the AP Chemistry test. […]

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Make the Earth Green Again

By Faith Branson Over the years, the earth has been slowing dying because of us. People have littered in the water and on the ground. Many animals are becoming endangered or extinct because of it. We cut down their homes to build a new shopping mall (or whatever), and it’s not fair. Here are some ways […]

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Fighting for the Ring

By David Wysong The NBA Playoffs are starting which means two months of high octane exciting professional basketball. The four favorites to win it all are the Miami Heat, Indiana Pacers, San Antonio Spurs, and Oklahoma City Thunder. The Miami Heat are second place in the Eastern Conference this year. They have won the past […]

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Just Let It Go!

By Faith Branson     There are many emotions that we feel in our lives- some more than others; we can feel sadness, happiness, anger, joy, embarrassment, etc…! This will help you calm down one of the most important emotions that people have. Now I’m not talking about love; I’m talking about Anger! I believe it is […]

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Fallen book review

By Sherry Boggs In the world of fallen angels and demons live a certain fallen angel, Daniel, and a human, Luce. Meeting by chance, Luce is taken back by Daniel.  The novel Fallen by Lauren Kate revolves around a young girl named Lucinda “Luce” Price who is sent to Sword & Cross Reform School in Savannah, […]

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PHS Choirs go to State contest

By: Olivia Barhorst The Men’s, Women’s, and Concert Choirs at PHS will be attending the state contest on May 3. The choirs all participated at the District contest where they scored high enough to qualify for State. All three choirs made it, which is the first time since 2009. The Concert Choir received all 1s […]

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Quiet little Yellow-Springs

By Mariah Killian   Yellow-Springs is a quiet little town about an hour away from Piqua. The town is full of very friendly people and cute little street shops. There are a few coffee shops like the Dancing Goat. They are small and very unique in many ways. Yellow-Springs also has trade shops where you […]

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The Grand Budapest Hotel Movie Review

By Kayla Bowermaster Filmmaker Wes Anderson brought an amazing film filled with a lot of comedy, a bit of action, and a little drama to theaters with his newest film The Grand Budapest Hotel. Anderson took inspiration from 20th writer Stefan Zweig when writing, and it stars many great actors like Bill Murray, Tilda Swinton, […]

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Spring into fun

By Tori Nix Spring break is something that all students look forwards to. For Piqua High School, spring break is April 18 to April 22, 2014. During spring break, many students enjoy the freedom of not being in school. During an interview with students, I was able to find out what many students were doing […]

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David Wysong: The Man, The Myth, The Legend, ILYSM

By Dakota Ranch Throughout the halls of Piqua High School, one name rises above all. This extraordinary creature, whose trademarked curly hair, sense of humor, swagalicious fashion sense, and sassy attitude, reigns supreme against all who challenge him. His name is: David Wysong. Others know him as Flava Dave, Dervid Weesong, Darvid Wersing, and Wavid […]

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