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Achieving mental wellness during quarantine


May 7, 2020

People all over the world have been quarantined in their house for months with no outside contact, no handshakes with strangers and no hugs from distant loved ones which means it’s easy to fall into a state of uncertainty, but it’s important to stay mentally healthy throughout this coronavirus pandemic....

PHS Drills and Practices

Abbie Thomas, Designer

January 8, 2020

In order to keep our school a safe and fun place to learn, there are many drills that we practice to ensure that all students at Pewaukee High School are safe. The drills are practiced every once in a while and some we practice more than others. For instance, we do fire drills monthly and tornado dril...

Winter Car Tips

Tea Goodmanson

January 8, 2020

Emergency Kit: Being stranded in the snow may seem like an unlikely situation, however, it’s best to be prepared for anything. Packing an Emergency Kit is an easy way to be prepared. “I feel some people think about but don't have are Emergency Kits,” Isabella Bartolotta, senior, said. “You hav...

Q&A With Mr. Stangler

Zoe Hevey, Writer

January 8, 2020

He is known as “the man behind the action” -- an official many Pewaukee High School students don’t acknowledge.  But in reality, according to those who know the duties of John Stangler, he is the leading figure over construction and safety at Pewaukee.  “Mr. Stangler is the Director of Buildi...

An Inclusive Environment Equals a Safe Environment

Carter Chapman, Writer

January 8, 2020

Due to recent events in Wisconsin and Waukesha county, schools and students are taking precautions to be more safe at school. Which has also evoked a lot of anxiety and fear. “I know that there was some apprehension with parents and students after those things happened which anybody would be. For me,...

Preparation for Final Exams

Emery Bigler, Writer

January 8, 2020

This time of year brings lots of things with it. Snow, cold weather, and final exams! Whether you know it or not,  exams are just around the corner. And the question is, are you ready?   Final exams are very important but oftentimes, students blow them off or fail to study sufficiently. ...

ALICE Training

Gabriela Apold, Writer

January 8, 2020

The 2019-2020 school year at PHS has been full of changes and new upcoming additions. This year we have continued to go through teaching the students and staff on our ALICE training.    I spoke with the PLE music teacher Robin Apold to get a good description of what ALICE training is. “It’s just...

Top songs for your summer

Riley Gwilliam, Photographer/Staff

June 1, 2018

The Way Things Change - Yellow Days Britain’s 19-year old-George van den Broek’s dream rock project Yellow Days has begun to recently engross the alternative music scene. van den Broek offers an altered reality in The Way Things Change, with fanciful, optimistic lyrics, ensured to uplift the s...

Sophomores solidify summer plans

Keagan Henderson, Staff/Fact checker

May 31, 2018

With summer creeping around the corner after a long grey winter we interviewed six Pewaukee Sophomores to tell us their plans and goals for this 2018 summer. This may give you a couple ideas of things to do or pointers on where the hotspots are for the summer. JACK THEYERL: Q: Where are you going thi...

Memes are here to stay

Alex Lee, Writer and Design Editor

May 31, 2018

Millennials and Generation Z alike have the future in their hands. With the progression of humanity and the fate of the world, soon-to-be realistic endeavors that the entire population must face, a large group of these people have resorted to a source of humor to ease the burden - memes. The...

Pewaukee High School welcomes new principal Mr. Sniff

Mr. Sniff will begin as PHS Principal in July 2018.

Alison Zigler, Managing Editor

May 30, 2018

In this Q & A session, Mr. Sniff shares some of his thoughts in coming to Pewaukee High School. Q: Are you excited to be taking on this new position? A: Absolutely!   Q: What are you looking forward to? A: I have been thoroughly impressed with the supportive community and staff in...

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