Student council can be more than just another extracurricular
Every year, dozens of Freshmen, Sophomores, and Juniors all around PHS show interest in becoming members of student council. In some ways, student council is just another riveting feature of...
Don't be so keen on caffeine
Elif Cam
In the past few years, students may have observed that cans of Celsius, Monster, and similar energy drinks have become as prevalent as water bottles in classrooms and hallways. According to the...
Nature is the natural learning environment
Joy Chen Harry Dweck
At PHS, our cramped hallways and stuffy classrooms exacerbate an already stressful four years. It’s all too easy for students to go all day sitting in a room with only a window to remind them of...
College sports - popularity built off a dark past
Asya Morozov Claire Yang
From the University of Connecticut’s renowned women’s basketball team to Michigan’s football team, every college has a sports team that they’re known for. Duke University dominates men’s basketball...
Breaking barriers, making moves: changing gender dynamics in chess
Asya Morozov Katie Qin Joanna Hou
Chess players like Magnus Carlsen, Garry Kasparov, and Bobby Fischer are legends to anyone who knows anything about chess. If someone were to think of a few more players, they would probably think of...
Soccer and its impact on the PHS community
Katie Qin Gabriel Andrade Thomsen Lord
As the clock counts down and anticipation rises, thousands of soccer fans from all over the world cheer for their favorite team, eyes glued to the ball on the field. Whether they’re watching in...
Student council can be more than just another extracurricular
Every year, dozens of Freshmen, Sophomores, and Juniors all around PHS show interest in becoming members of student council. In some ways, student council is just another riveting feature of...
Don't be so keen on caffeine
Elif Cam
In the past few years, students may have observed that cans of Celsius, Monster, and similar energy drinks have become as prevalent as water bottles in classrooms and hallways. According to the...
Nature is the natural learning environment
Joy Chen Harry Dweck
At PHS, our cramped hallways and stuffy classrooms exacerbate an already stressful four years. It’s all too easy for students to go all day sitting in a room with only a window to remind them of...
College sports - popularity built off a dark past
Asya Morozov Claire Yang
From the University of Connecticut’s renowned women’s basketball team to Michigan’s football team, every college has a sports team that they’re known for. Duke University dominates men’s basketball...
Breaking barriers, making moves: changing gender dynamics in chess
Asya Morozov Katie Qin Joanna Hou
Chess players like Magnus Carlsen, Garry Kasparov, and Bobby Fischer are legends to anyone who knows anything about chess. If someone were to think of a few more players, they would probably think of...
Soccer and its impact on the PHS community
Katie Qin Gabriel Andrade Thomsen Lord
As the clock counts down and anticipation rises, thousands of soccer fans from all over the world cheer for their favorite team, eyes glued to the ball on the field. Whether they’re watching in...