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BOOS & HOORAYS: COVID, Tiger Kings, and the King of Perry shine in spring 2020

Principal Dan Serrano talks to the newspaper class during his monthly press conference.

Staff Editorial

May 28, 2020

This semester began as any other, but as the third quarter came to a close and students rushed to spring break, nobody in Puma Nation knew that Mar. 6 would be their last day stepping foot on campus. The COVID-19 pandemic brought life -- including high school -- to a standstill, yet, we were able to...

EDITORIAL: Dear Class of 2020

My cap and graduation announcement. All 950 PHS graduates have earned these, even though so much has been taken from us. The class of '20 is tough and resilient, and will be stronger for surviving this pandemic.

Amira Johnson, Staff Reporter

May 20, 2020

The last four years have been wild, eventful, and unforgettable, to say the least. Each year has been a different challenge for all 950 graduates in the Class of 2020. We have all come such a long way. Adjusting from 8th grade to high school at first was not easy. It was new turf that we all had ...

Seniors should not be robbed of memories

Seniors should not be robbed of memories

Amira Johnson, Staff Reporter

May 4, 2020

Senior year is the last year of high school, the year before everyone moves on with their lives whether it is going to college or beginning life as an adult. Seniors planned on coming back from spring break to finish out the semester. The spring is where all the big events for seniors occur.  Unfortu...

Counterpoint: Is it worth the risk?

Counterpoint: Is it worth the risk?

Jalyn Knight, Staff Reporter

May 4, 2020

Senior year is undoubtedly the most memorable year of a person’s life. When asking someone about high school, more often than not, senior year is the time recalled. Though, for the class of 2020, their memory of senior year is going to be much different than everyone else. Instead of pretty Prom...

How “coronacation” hashtag can be potentially harmful

Cars are parked along each side of the road of Salt River.

Isabel Behrendt, Opinions Editor

May 3, 2020

In the thick of a pandemic when people worldwide are struggling to understand COVID-19, struggling to receive testing, and struggling to keep themselves and their families safe, we must all step up and do our part to support one another and preserve each other’s health. A pandemic should be the driving force of un...

Wearing a mask in public and the N95 shortage

Roman Valenzuela, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2020

Two weeks into coronavirus quarantine, the CDC put out an advisory for all people to wear masks when out in public. Even before this, people have been wearing the same jury-rigged surgical masks and hoarding filters for painting masks, but both of these share one thing in common, that the consensus o...

Too much sleep or too little?

Amira Johnson, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2020

Since the social distancing, quarantines, and lockdowns started it was no surprise that there would be change. Not only were people's lives disrupted but their sleep patterns were too. There are people that either sleep too much or not getting enough sleep and that is bad for your health.  Espec...

Do-it-Yourself: N95 Medical Mask

Jaidyn DeStefano Alai, Staff Reporter

April 19, 2020

In the United States, many people are left scrambling to find the proper necessities such as toilet paper, bleach, and now medical masks in hopes of dodging the coronavirus. Unfortunately, due to high demand for various products, things like medical masks are not available so that leaves many having to s...

Trust in media being tested amidst coronavirus pandemic

Isabel Behrendt, Opinions Editor

April 19, 2020

There is no doubt that the lives of the typical citizen have been altered by the outbreak and spread of COVID-19. As an increasing number of people are applying for unemployment due to their non-essential business having to face closure, the jobs of those working in essential businesses become much more cru...

During the pandemic: Are plans by local colleges enough for future students?

Amira Johnson, Staff Reporter

April 13, 2020

For high school students, seniors and juniors their future college life is being impacted. Many juniors have already applied to college or are in the middle of applying. Most seniors have already applied to college and have gotten accepted or are waiting on an acceptance letter back.  Since the ord...

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