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Senior Nova Nichols car after the accident.

Chapter 1: The Accident

Ashleigh Garcia, Sports Editor, Web Editor, Senior Editor Assistant, Paolite Staff Writer November 17, 2022

It is Friday, October 14 and the Rams are headed to North Knox to face the Warriors. On the last day of Fall Break, the varsity cheer squad is waiting on the bus to leave for the game. The bus leaves at...

Nova draws with her sister Ruse Nichols

Chapter 2: The Return Home

Ashleigh Garcia, Sports Editor, Web Editor, Senior Editor Assistant, Paolite Staff Writer November 17, 2022

When she got back, the man who called the Jaws of Life and the stat flight visited Nova. Many of her friends went and saw her as well. One person who sticks out to Nova is Art Teacher Chris Jones, who...

Students wore green in support of Nova after her accident.

October Crash Aftermath; A Senior’s Recovery

Ashleigh Garcia, Sports Editor, Web Editor, Senior Editor Assistant, Paolite Staff Writer November 17, 2022

On Friday, October 14 the life of senior Nova Nichols changed forever when she was in a car accident just south of the school. Below is her story and her journey back to PHS. This story will be added...

Seniors Ryleigh Anderson and Jackie Crews smile for a picture before one of their first games this season.

On The Next Level

Ashleigh Garcia, Sports Editor, Web Editor, Senior Editor Assistant, Paolite Staff Writer November 17, 2022

The Lady Rams kicked off their season on Thursday November 3 against Northeast Dubois. For two seniors, their basketball career is far from over. Senior Ryleigh Anderson and Jackie Crews plan...

IU College Advising Corps Advisor Josie Roser is located in the guidance office, if you need any questions answered about college.

New Student Resource in Guidance Office

Peyton Baker, Sports Writer November 17, 2022

A new face has been added to the guidance office staff with the goal of supporting students headed to college. Serving as Indiana University’s College Advising Corps’ Advisor (IUBAC Advisor), Josie...

Science teacher Laurie Jo Andry rides her bike to school.

Andry Pedals to School

Ellie Sims, Paolite Staff Writer November 8, 2022

Science teacher Laurie Jo Andry is passionate about Earth's conservation. Although a resident of a small town, Andry goes above and beyond to work toward the betterment of the planet. Starting the...

Bill Johnson poses with the doctors and nurses who threw him a celebration after helping him during 
his time at IU Health 
Oncology Bedford.

Beloved Staff Member Battles On

Masden Embry, Copy Editor, Editor in Chief October 28, 2022

On Friday, October 21, Resource Aide Bill Johnson rang in a new stage of his life while putting another one to bed. With the ringing of the hospital bell, Johnson celebrated his last round of six chemotherapy...

The Dubs storefront view as seen from the Paoli Town Office.

The Hangout Spot

Mackenzie Gilliatt, Hillcrest Yearbook Editor September 23, 2022

Dubs, owned by the Windhorst family, is the newest of three Windhorst businesses in Paoli – an addition to Windhorst for the Home furniture and appliance store and The Laundry Room laundromat. Expanding...

Elena, Lupe, and Matteo sit on the couch at the Higgins’ home

Higgins Family Grows Internationally

Ayla Anderson, Paolite Staff Writer September 23, 2022

Science teacher Melissa Higgins is accustomed to driving three kids to school each day. The number of PHS students connected to the Higgins home has grown this year with the addition of three foreign exchange...

PHS welcomes new School Resource Officer Jon Deaton.

Be On the Look Out For SRO Deaton

Peyton Baker, Sports Staff September 15, 2022

On September 12, Paoli Community Schools welcomed new school resource officer Jon Deaton to the campus.  Deaton’s goals coming into this new position are to make positive relationships with students...

Little Returns To PHS

Little Returns To PHS

Austin Benales, Sports Staff September 9, 2022

A new face is at the front desk this year. Tara Little is a new staff member at PHS. In May 2022, Little officially took the position of front office secretary. This school year will be her first complete...

Cole and Fullington Bring Back the 812 Sports Podcast

Cole and Fullington Bring Back the 812 Sports Podcast

April 18, 2022

On April 7, freshmen Fletcher Cole and Brian Fullington rebooted the 812 Sports podcast for the Paoli Media Department. In the previous years the podcast was run by alumni Garrett Vincent and Dietrich...

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