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Junior high students play games during their STEM activities.

Game Day Develops STEM Skills

Eden Stroud, Junior High Staff Writer November 22, 2022

On November 2, PHS held its monthly early release day for all students. While the high school participated in Speech Contest and college and career tours, the junior high students participated in a day...

Students in Spanish teacher Crystal Shellenbergers class look at the Locotubre bracket.

Classes Go Loco for Music Contest

Cambry Tinkle, Social Media Staff November 21, 2022

Starting in 2020, Spanish teacher Crystal Shellenberger began participating in Locotubre, a world-wide bracket competition that strives to grow appreciation for and celebrate popular music and culture...

Senior Dawson Poe poses with his painted ceiling tile.

Custom Made Art Showcases Student Talents

Taylor Patton, Paolite Staff Artist November 18, 2022

This year, PHS Art Department continued their annual ceiling tile project. Art teacher Chris Jones has been participating in this project for the past six years. “We use the Ceiling Tile Project...

Senior AJ Lopez performs his monologue as Grand Champion of the Speech Contest.

Lopez Wins Top Spot

Shelby Chapman, Paolite Staff Writer November 17, 2022

The annual Speech Contest was held on Wednesday, November 2 during the monthly half-day. The event was coordinated by Public Speaking Teacher Carol Eubank. Numerous students took part in the event,...

Junior High students play dodgeball at Urban Air during their reward field trip.

Jumping for Joy

Eden Stroud, Junior High Staff Writer November 7, 2022

On November 1, many junior high students traveled to Urban Air Trampoline and Adventure Park in Bloomington as a reward for meeting several criteria during the first nine weeks. This trip was planned...

Senior Tucker Hooten takes a syringe and fills it with medicine. He is one of two students in the Veterinary Program at PHS.

Veterinary Students Learn Hands-on Lessons

Taisha Robbins, Paolite Staff Writer October 28, 2022

Seniors Tucker Hooten and Taylor Lashley began working at vet clinics in August, through their Veterinary classes offered here at PHS. The Veterinary Medicine I class has been offered for four years...

Eighth grader Justin 
Thornton paints yard posts at the Paoli Health and Living. The group decorated the 
facility for fall and 
hung bird feeders. 
“I learned how to 
work efficiently and 
as a team,” said 

Service Day Returns

River Fleming, NP Design Editor, Editor in Chief October 27, 2022

Following a three year hiatus, PHS hosted the sixth annual Service Day on Thursday, October 6. The last Service Day was held in October of 2019 and was unable to be held in 2020 and 2021 because of...

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Ceiling Tiles Return To Brighten Cielings

Olivia McSpadden, Sports Photographer October 25, 2022

The annual ceiling tile painting project, sponsored by the PHS Art Department is underway. High school and junior high teachers were given the opportunity to purchase a painting to be created on a ceiling...

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JAG Offers A Helping Hand

Jerzie Crane, Hillcrest Yearbook Staff September 28, 2022

The JAG Clothing closet is designed to help students with their clothing needs. The process is basic, JAG Sponsor Katie Cook and her class accepts donations, purchases new items when they can, and makes...

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PHS Gives a Warm Welcome

Carley Higgins, Paolite Staff Writer September 23, 2022

This year, the school experienced many changes, especially in the staff. PHS saw quite a few resignations during the summer. Jason Goodman, former engineering and technology teacher, moved to a...

Sophomore Brian Fullington looks at the banners made by 
each of the homerooms hanging outside of the cafeteria.

New SEL Program to Promote Growth

Mackenzie Gilliatt, Hillcrest Yearbook Editor September 23, 2022

SEL, also known as social and emotional learning, is required by Indiana State law for students in school each year. “It is Indiana Code 20-19-5 that requires schools to do this and it also leads...

 Junior Abby Tapp 
feeds one of the pigs 
breakfast during her class.

New Generation of Pigs Coming to Ag Pavillion

Taisha Robbins, Paolite Staff Writer September 23, 2022

Within the first two weeks of school, the Agriculture department began gearing up for another year with the pigs. Currently, the Dr. Bill McDonald Animal Science Pavilion (or the Ag barn) is home to six...

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