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Our Teacher, our Mentor, our Friend

April 16, 2019

Our teacher, our mentor, our friend Edited by Julia Pavlosek and Serenity Castleberry   The Billie Bulletin asked for student tributes for Kris Violette, our vocal teacher, who died after a long battle with cancer on Feb. 7, 2019. Her gifts to us are profound and in her death, we are bereft.   “Mrs. Violette […]

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Our Very Own Podcast

March 8, 2019

The students at Pleasant Hill are taking their passion project public with the creation of Pleasant Hill’s very own podcast. With Maddy Lyda (11), Morgan Murphy (11), and Faith Huff (11) at the helm and eager to bring on guests, this looks to be very promising. When asked about the reasoning for starting the podcast, […]

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Billies Turned Bulldogs? A visit to the Doghouse

March 8, 2019

By Sariah Bessey: We see them as black, white, red. Our Rival. We play them in sports, but do we really know them by anything other than the Creswell Bulldogs? Ajay Giri (12) and I wanted to learn more about the Bulldogs so we took a trip to Creswell High School for a day. We […]

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A Letter to Parents: What You Need to Understand About Me Dating

March 8, 2019

By Julia Pavlosek: I have a friend who still isn’t allowed to see a movie alone with her boyfriend. They’ve been together over three years–longer than the age of my ancient iPhone 6. I have another friend who has parental permission to bring a girl over when he’s home alone… and to have his door […]

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Billies are #BoldforBlood

January 14, 2019

Billies are #BoldforBlood?   by Myah Cunningham   Jarom Jeffs (10) was sitting in the Bloodmobile about to give blood for the first time. He was nervous, but he knew the reward would be worth it. On October 29, the Bloodmobile and Bloodwork’s phlebotomists came to Pleasant Hill High School. Blood drives are always an […]

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Are You Sleeping Enough?

January 14, 2019

Are You Sleeping Enough? by Samantha Lewis Sleep plays an important role in well being and health throughout your entire life. When you get enough sleep at night, it helps with your physical health, mental health, quality of life, and safety. All of these are critically important aspects of your life. Getting enough sleep can […]

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Joel Smith: Teacher, Coach and Much Admired

November 13, 2018

Social Studies teacher and head football coach Joel Smith believes that his players are “students be- fore they are athletes.” “Coach, just motivates us to get better everyday.” said Jayden Casarez (10) about Coach Joel Smith, the new head coach for the football team. Casarez’s views are echoed by nearly everyone on team.By all accounts, […]

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A Scholarship in Memory of Jordan Jeffs

November 13, 2018

By Myah Cunningham: Jordan Jeffs created many adventures and fun memories. Jordan could be a clown who could make anyone laugh with his love of donuts, his dedication to studying vocabulary terms for Biology, or his “space pants.” I remember one summer when Jordan was in a relationship with my older sister. He was over […]

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