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PHS Media News

Semi-regular random thoughts and self-reflections from the mind of Senior Editor Masden Embry

Wasted Potential: The Failure to Succeed or to Try?

Masden Embry, Copy Editor, Editor in Chief November 18, 2022

“I wish I could say I will spare the theatrics, but Nichols knew what she was getting into when she gave me this space.” I am a fairly fearful person. I scream at the sight of virtually any winged-insect...

Principal Ed Wagner and Vice Principal Adam Stroud model their pajamas.

Laying Rumors to Rest

Masden Embry, Copy Editor, Editor in Chief November 18, 2022

As a media department, one of the core ethical responsibilities we have is to uphold the truth and maintain accuracy and a recent incident here at school has given us the chance to help set the record...

Sophomore Taylor Patton eats a snack before her next class.

Patton Finds Enjoyment in Favorite Snacks

Taylor Patton, Paolite Staff Artist November 18, 2022

With Thanksgiving around the corner, there is one thing on my mind that I am sure is on others’ as well: eating. Giving thanks may play a large role, but it is the food that serves as the main event...

Benales holds his hand high after a win. This match marked 
his second conference title as a sophomore 
in 2020.

Benales Reflects Before Final Wrestling Season

Austin Benales, Sports Writer November 17, 2022

Sports have been one of the biggest and most influential parts of my life. Everyone at Paoli knows me as an athlete and rightfully so. When I was little, I fell in love with sports. I played baseball,...

“The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake” by Aimee Bender came out in June of 2010.

‘Lemon Cake’ Strange, Never A Dull Read For Mullinax

Olyvia Mullinax, Paolite Staff Writer October 28, 2022

“The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake” by Aimee Bender is a work of psychological fiction that came out in June of 2010. The book is classified as an adult book, but it did win an Alex award in 2011....

Senior Adin Monroe had the lead male role during the play Fiddler On The Roof Jr.

Senior Looks to Lend a Hand

Adin Monroe, Video Feature Editor, PHS News Today Staff October 27, 2022

I am what I have invested in. The choices I have made in the past 18 years now reflect who I am on a deep and personal level. For better or for worse, our decisions make us. I am lucky enough to live...

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Media Staff Says Spend Time Wisely

Masden Embry, Copy Editor, Editor in Chief October 27, 2022

When one hears the word invest, their mind typically goes straight to finances. Stocks. Bonds. Economics. However, investing is not limited to monetary matters. There is a wide range of assets one invests...

A now seventeen-year-old Garcia poses with a photo of 
her younger self in recovery after the accident. Garcia’s 
scars cover her arm and shoulders in the photo.

The Marks We Carry

Ashleigh Garcia, Business Manager, Sports Editor, Web Editor, Senior Editor Assistant, Paolite Staff Writer September 23, 2022

When I look at myself I see someone different than everyone else. I see a girl littered with battle scars. Scars that show what I once went through. When I was around three-years-old, I was burned with...

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Staff Editorial: Feelings on Fresh Foods

Masden Embry, Copy Editor, Editor in Chief September 23, 2022

The start of the 2022-2023 school year brought along with it an influx of new things. New teachers, new classes, new clubs and perhaps most importantly to students, new lunch. The new nutrition program...

The Love Of Reading

The Love Of Reading

Ellie Sims, Paolite Staff Writer September 23, 2022

Recently turned into a movie, the book “Where the Crawdads Sing”, was published on August 14, 2018. Authored by Delia Owens, the book is a New York Times bestseller and has won the British Book Award....

High Hopes for Year Ahead

High Hopes for Year Ahead

January 21, 2022

A new year is a time to start fresh, a time to reflect on oneself and decide what things in one’s life need to be changed. While there is room for improvement across most if not all aspects of one’s...

New Student Advisory Brings Hope to Media Staff

New Student Advisory Brings Hope to Media Staff

November 28, 2021

The formation of a new committee is afoot at PHS. The Student Advisory Council (SAC) is a project the administration has taken on with the hope to unite students and staff and bring about positive change...

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