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The high school choir poses after their ensemble performance at the District Solo and Ensemble contest at Bloomington North High School. Pictured from left, front row: junior Mary Cook, sophomore Cheyenne Hopper, freshman Amethyst Jones, junior Ellisa Parks, second row: sophomore Jayka Brown, freshman Emma Wells, senior Viv Fugate, freshman Sylas Washington, freshman
Wylee Ruckman, sophomore Cannon B.
Lambdin, freshman Josh Young and junior Rhi Pinnick.

Singers and Musicians Perform; Earn Individual and Group Honors

Lainee Cox, A&E Editor March 8, 2024

Many PHS singers and musicians have been preparing pieces to compete in the annual solo and ensemble contests, representing the choir and band classes. The classes have been preparing since returning from...

Some of the percussion players practicing.

Shooting for the Stars

Cannon Lambdin, Hillcrest Assistant Editor January 31, 2024

With marching band season over, the Pride of Paoli is gearing up for various winter activities, including indoor percussion. In indoor percussion, students perform a show much like marching band, but exclusively...

Seniors Lina Zheng and Trinity Thompson play their flutes together.

Pride Goes Purple

Lainee Cox, A&E Editor January 23, 2024

On Saturday, January 20, the Pride of Paoli Pep Band attended the annual Pep Band Invitational at Orleans High School. Many schools attended the event to show off their school spirit by playing their...

Jace Cleek plays the guitar at the school talent show.

Our Guitar Hero

Nadia Garcia, PHS News Today Producer January 18, 2024

Graphic for Cinderella Enchanted

Cinderella Musical Coming This Spring

Brian Fullington, News Editor December 14, 2023

Drama Club is hosting auditions once again for their new production: “Cinderella Enchanted”. This production will be at least two hours long, with many familiar fairy tale characters. The show will...

Seventh Grader Ruse Nichols speaks during the performance.

Pride Wraps Up Season

Lainee Cox, A&E Editor December 14, 2023

This year the Pride of Paoli took the field in performance seven times, two of these being on Lucas Oil Stadium field. The band stepped off the field with a strong finish at the State Finals earning tenth...

Junior Sydney Sanders painting on her ceiling tile.

The Tiles Are Up

Emma McKibbon, Hillcrest Sports Editor November 17, 2023

This school year marks the seventh annual ceiling tiles project run by the PHS Art Department. Staff, high school, and junior high teachers were invited to purchase a painting to be put on ceiling tiles...

The Pride of Paoli takes a photo after earning their State Finals bid at Semi-State competition

Pride To Compete at State Finals

Lola Beavers, Paolite Staff Writer October 26, 2023

On Saturday, October 28, the Pride of Paoli will return to Lucas Oil Stadium to compete in the ISSMA Marching Band State Finals. The Pride will go against nine other schools in Class D and will be the...

Laughlin Former Band Director

Honoring A Champion

Brian Fullington, Paolite News Editor October 26, 2023

  The Pride of Paoli will travel to Indianapolis on Saturday to compete in the Indiana State School Music Association State Marching Band Finals. Paoli High School will have another special connection...

Sophomore Cannon Lambdin plays his detective role while junior Ava Green and freshman Garrett Cook works as his assistants.

‘Murder’ Starts Drama Season

Lainee Cox, A&E Editor October 23, 2023

The Drama Club hosted its first drama production of the year on Friday, September 29 with a unique style of show. “Murder in the Air” was a dinner theater show for people to attend where they served...

Junior Arah Brinkman poses during the performance.

Band Competition At Jasper

Heather Nichols, Media Adviser October 9, 2023

The choir sings Thriller during the Homecoming Pep Session.

Choir Debuts With Fall Favorites

Cannon Lambdin, Hillcrest Assistant Editor October 2, 2023

The High School Choir recently debuted at the September 22 pep session with a performance of ‘Thriller’ by Michael Jackson. This was a preview of their first concert coming next week. The choir...

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