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Courneya Expresses Love for Harry Potter

Courneya Expresses Love for Harry Potter

Haley Keizur, Social Media Editor

November 14, 2016


Filed under 2016-2017, Features, Uncategorized

“Wingardium Leviosa.” “Lumos.” “Expecto Patronum.” Since its book release in 1997, the Harry Potter franchise has been casting a spell over its fans, one of whom being junior Lisa Courneya. Courneya enjoys the stories for a variety of reasons but mostly because of how unique they...

Sheets Discusses Star Wars

Sheets Discusses Star Wars

Haley Keizur, Social Media Editor

November 14, 2016


Filed under 2016-2017, Features, Uncategorized

Since its debut in 1977, Star Wars has been a national phenomenon. Everyone has got to know Star Wars because it is part of America’s culture, at least according to junior Nathan Sheets. “I really like Star Wars. I like how you can have lightsaber fights after you watch the movie and how there...

Stephenson Obsesses Over Swift

Stephenson Obsesses Over Swift

Haley Keizur, Social Media Editor

November 14, 2016


Filed under 2016-2017, Features, Uncategorized

As warm tears stream down your face and screams erupt from the fans that fill the stadium, you wrap your arms around one of your favorite singers. This was the experience geometry teacher Emily Stephenson had when saw Taylor Swift in concert in 2011. Stephenson has been a fan of Swift since the release...

PHS grad bikes across America

July 11, 2016


Filed under 2015-2016, Features

PHS graduate Logan Fitzgerald, set off on June 17, on a biking trip across the country, for the whole story visit the link below. http://www.thenewstribune.com/outdoors/article87760522.html

Texting, driving not compatible

Hannah Palmer, Viking Student Media

June 22, 2016


Filed under Features, Video, Viking Student Media

Alumni provide tips on life after high school

June 8, 2016


Filed under 2015-2016, Features

Everyone experiences hardships in their transition from high school to college Alumni Matthew Voss and Celeste Grinnell, both of whom are in college want to help ease that transition. “The biggest change for me was the change of culture and being so far away from my family,” Grinnell said. Grinnell...

Advanced Expressions

Shayla Jones, Staff

June 8, 2016


Filed under 2015-2016, Features

AP options are meant to challenge students to be better than average. They aim to inspire kids to reach higher and prepare them for success. Most AP courses tend to lean more towards a rigorous academic involvement. AP Studio Art differs in that aspect by offering an expressive outlet for creative...

Freshman 15 preventable by healthy eating

Kyle Smith, Editor in Chief

June 8, 2016


Filed under Features

Most students have heard of the issue of weight gain in college that is commonly known as “Freshman 15.” This weight gain is not predetermined and can be avoided in part by making healthier life choices, according to school nurse Karen Smith. “The 'Freshman 15' references an average weight...

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