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Mrs. Beck Bids Farewell

June 12, 2019

Mrs. Beck bids Farewell by Natalie Mann and Kenzie Litson It has been a long road from Homecoming Queen to patient Assistant to Mrs. Duchateau. But for Judy Beck she will be travelling off that road after twenty years helping kids succeed in school and …she is eager to retire! What follows is an interview […]

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Sweeps Down the Plains

June 12, 2019

Sweeps Down The Plains by Sam Langeliers Sweeping down the plains, PHHS students ripped and roared their way through a sparkling and hilarious production of Oklahoma! This May the Pleasant Hill Community Theater had a hard-working cast which managed to pull the acting/dancing/singing production off without a hitch. Well, maybe a few hitches, but the […]

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What Makes a Teacher “Good”?

April 16, 2019

What Makes a Teacher “Good”? By Julia Pavlosek Everybody picks favorites. You’re lying if you say you don’t. (I’m looking at you, moms.) Students often have a favorite (and least favorite) teacher, but do these pickings correspond with how well the teacher actually teaches? And what does a teacher have to do to be considered […]

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How do you Explain Attraction?

April 16, 2019

  How do you explain attraction? By: Karly Granas How do you explain attraction? Not like the raw sexual stuff, but the attraction to a person. You always see the pretty girl broken-hearted over a questionable boy, or the handsome jock broken hearted over the nerdy girl who isn’t all that cute. So why? What draws […]

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Enough is Enough

January 14, 2019

ENOUGH IS ENOUGH by an angry female Girls all around the world are being sexually harassed. Enough is enough. Here’s my story. At twelve years old I was harassed by boys. “Your a** is so big, I just want to touch it,” said the boys. Every day. Comments about my body. “You should wear that […]

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Knight Beat the Odds

January 14, 2019

Knight beats the Odds At 13 she was homeless. She moved with her dad from house to house, never being sure of anything. Surrounded by drug abuse and poverty Christina’ Knights future looked a lot like her parents: addicted, impoverished and chaotic. She was an infant when Social Services got involved in her life. Her […]

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Elizabeth Loves Working with Kids

January 14, 2019

Elizabeth Loves Working With Kids by Ajay Giri   Some of us have known Elizabeth Peasley since we were in second grade all the way back in Trent Elementary. You can always see Peasley walking around school with a smile and giving out simple hellos and asking how your day is going. Peasley is an […]

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Crystal Clear

January 14, 2019

Crystal Clear BY KENZIE LITSON Arrives at work right before 8:00 A.M. 2. Cook enough food for 7 grades. 3. Prepare a meal that fits the State laws. 4. Prepare another meal that fits State Laws. 5. Go home around 2 P.M. Repeat every weekday. Why do the Pleasant Hill Lunch Ladies do it? Or […]

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In Good Hands: Kelly Michlanski

January 14, 2019

IN GOOD HANDS: KELLY MICHLANSKI BY GARRETT HOLMAN Kelly Michlanski grew up in Pleasant Hill. She was quiet and mostly involved in music and sports and is still in Pleasant Hill.  Michlanski has a family of 4 daughters and is married. Her job at this school is secretary/bookkeeping. Michlanski has to avoid obstacles such as […]

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Who is the Man?

January 14, 2019

WHO IS THE MAN? by Brittany Violette & Sariah Bessey Who cleans our school? Who gets it ready for us, every single day? Who are these people? Denny Gillmore has been working at our school for awhile now, yet, we don’t know a whole lot about him. We had the chance to interview Denny, and […]

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