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New curriculum springboard for student criticism

New curriculum springboard for student criticism

Stephanie Shields, Fielder Friday editor

Springboard, the new curriculum for math and science, is one of the school’s major changes this year.    Springboard, the new curriculum for math and science, is one of the school’s major changes this year.    “The...

September 15, 2017No Comments

New teachers feel welcomed

New teachers feel welcomed

Julincia Brandon, Website editor

Thirteen new staff members are getting to know the PCHS “family” and are loving the environment. “I like that the students and faculty are nice and friendly. I get a family atmosphere here, like I am now part of the...

September 15, 2017No Comments

Computers replaced

Iris Wright, Copy Editor

Students and staff have mixed feelings over the technology changes that occurred over the summer. The school replaced its computers and gained additional laptops which are touch screen, smaller than the old laptops, and...

September 15, 2017No Comments

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Other states agree Springboard not effective

Other states agree Springboard not effective

Brendan Burns, Staff Writer

In some cases, change is good, but how good is changing the math curriculum? In this case some teachers and most students do not think very highly of the Springboard curriculum. The complaints are not just from students...

September 15, 2017No Comments

Foreign Language in MS

September 15, 2017

The sheer knowledge and cognitive benefits that people gain from learning a second language are numerous...

Senior Traditions Should be Supported

Senior Traditions Should be Supported

May 26, 2017

A long upheld tradition for the graduating class each year is senior ditch day. A tradition for schools...

Derogatory turned brotherly: People misunderstand cultural N word use

May 26, 2017

The N word, the unspeakable. Featured in music, movies and books, the N word has become a term that brings...

Is premarital cohabitation acceptable?

Is premarital cohabitation acceptable?

May 26, 2017

Often now, people live with their significant other but do not get married. It starts off as a regular...

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“Remembrance” or “reverence”

“Remembrance” or “reverence”

Elizabeth Hsieh, Feature editor

"There is a difference between remembrance of history and reverence of it," Mayor Mitch Landrieu said as a statue of General Robert E. Lee cast its last shadow over the city of New Orleans. As of May 1...

September 15, 2017No Comments

Students, staff divided over study halls

September 15, 2017

Study hall is a routine part of school schedules, known to all. It’s the half hour of grace granted t...

Bass Fishing Club Hooks Success

Bass Fishing Club Hooks Success

May 15, 2017

The bass fishing club has been very successful in the past two years, qualifying for state. The club...

Reading repels students, attracts others

Reading repels students, attracts others

May 15, 2017

From newspapers to social media, and from books to tablets, reading has developed with time. Many students...

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