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Phase Three brings a bittersweet ending to virtual learning

Sammi Cousland, Writer March 15, 2021

Wednesday, Feb. 10, was Pewaukee High School’s last virtual Wednesday, concluding Phase Two. As we move into Phase Three, many complaints from the student body have arisen, in addition to the burning...

PHS cross country skiing welcomes Wisconsin winter

Sammi Cousland, Writer March 15, 2021

While many Wisconsinites grumble about the volume of winter snow this year, reporter Sammi Cousland finds some PHS students are thankful for the extra flurries.

Many new drivers are hitting the roads this year, without having passed or even taken the traditional road test.

16 year old’s don’t need driver’s tests

Emery Bigler, Writer March 15, 2021

For decades, getting your driver’s license was a rite of passage for teens. It was seen as one of the first big milestones in a teenager’s life. But with social distancing in effect, Wisconsin and...

New teacher feature: Mrs. Megan Weihert

Alex Thieneman, Writer March 5, 2021

Writer Alex Thieneman sits down with new special education teacher, Megan Weihert to get to know her better in this featured interview.

Behind the scenes with Drama Club’s Songs for a New World

Cole Hicks, Designer February 22, 2021

Reporter Emery Bigler goes behind the scenes for Pewaukee High School's upcoming production of Songs for a New World. (Written and produced by Cole Hicks.)

What President Biden has done thus far

What President Biden has done thus far

Cole Hicks, Designer February 12, 2021

Roughly three weeks after President Biden took office, many are wondering how he is following through on his word, especially with his very ambitious campaign policies. In order to accurately judge the...

Staying safe for spring break travel

Abbie Thomas, Designer February 12, 2021

Spring break is the time of year that most students, even some parents, look forward to all school year. After months of hard work at school and the winter slump that most students experience, spring break...

PHS student backpack weigh in

PHS student backpack weigh in

Sammi Cousland, Writer February 12, 2021

PHS students weighed in their backpacks to show the average backpack weight per student.

Staff, students see increase in resolution follow through

Emery Bigler, Writer February 10, 2021

On average, 50% of American adults make some sort of New Year’s resolution. Whether it’s going to the gym more regularly, wasting less time scrolling through social media, or something more personal,...

Tiktok: Where people go viral

Sammi Cousland, Writer January 25, 2021

Tiktok, home of “The Renegade,” is now said to be one of teenager’s favorite apps, surpassing even Instagram. From dances to challenges, the app is filled with people simply trying to go viral. One...

The silver lining of pandemic living

Emery Bigler, Writer January 25, 2021

In a year marred by major fires, locust swarms, and of course, a global pandemic, good news has been hard to come by. It seems like everywhere you look, something is going wrong. And although not everyone...

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