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PHS Global Freshman Presents at Climate Youth Town Hall
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Taylan Bynum, Staff Writer | January 27, 2021

In the first episode of her new podcast series, Staff Writer Taylan Bynum takes a look at cancel culture: its purpose, what perpetuates it, and its long-term impacts. Featuring student opinions from Maire Brennan and Jessica Williamson.

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Sophia Bass, Staff Writer | January 4, 2021

*Opinions expressed in this article represent the views of the writer and not necessarily that of the school population or administration. Democracy is a sacred tool amongst the American people; one that not only fortifies the nation’s government and acts as the backbone for our political structure, but one that provides freedom of expression and opinion to those within the United States. Democracy...

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Colin Miller, Staff Writer | January 25, 2021

The 2020-21 NFL season has been a unique one for players and fans alike as the league attempts to complete an entire season during a pandemic. Not only have teams had to limit the number of fans allowed in stadiums, but they have also had to follow their own protocols to stay Covid-free. However, new positive cases are appearing around the league in different teams, and sometimes teams will lose their...

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Less Bonding, More Learning in Virtual Extracurriculars

Brenna Girard, Staff Writer | November 12, 2020

Taking to a virtual format due to COVID-19, extracurricular activities struggle with developing close-knit communities, but capitalize on opportunities for learning experiences.  As a part of their Fall Recovery Plan, Montgomery County Public Schools continue the ban of in-person classes and extracurriculars. PHS currently has 61 listed clubs, only five of which have not explicitly proven virtual...

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Committed athletes continue to prepare for next level

Colin Miller, Staff Writer | June 9, 2020

For most student athletes in the class of 2020, their athletic careers are over. However, for a select few, their careers are just beginning as they move on to the next level, college sports.  With the spring season being cancelled, many of the athletes were unable to finish their high school sports careers and have had to find other ways to prepare for college in isolation. Luke Trythall, a Global...

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Thomas Moon, Staff Writer | December 17, 2020

Using new online tools, Project Lead The Way and technology education teachers at PHS are guiding students through the hands-on and projected oriented curriculums in distance learning which have been used to spark students' interest in STEM fields since the non-profit organization’s foundation. These tools attempt to mirror the resources which students and teachers would normally have access to in...

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Apple unveils the iPhone 12:

Kendrick Groman, Staff Writer | December 14, 2020

Being a teenager is not an easy task; you’re expected to gracefully transition into the adult world of stress and responsibility, while conversely not losing sight of the child you once were. Apple’s immensely successful take on the smartphone – the iPhone – was at a similar crossroads. The iPhone turned 13 last June, and nobody knew what to expect. Would Apple shock the world with an unexpected or controversial design? Would they reboot the series – start from scratch? Or was everybody setting their hopes a little too high?

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