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Lights out shooting grants Pirates a sectional ticket

Zach Bellin, AV Producer February 26, 2021

Incredible defense and lights out shooting put the Pirates en route for a Sectionals showdown against the Wisconsin Lutheran Vikings after a dominating 99-68 win against the Brown Deer Falcons. Pewaukee...

Pewaukee students create their presentations for the case study competition on Friday, Feb. 12 as part of the Global Business strand.

Collaborative case study trains future leaders

Aiden Loya, Writer February 26, 2021

Friday, Feb. 12th, the Pewaukee Insight office was full of conversation and collaboration. Janesville and the Pewaukee virtual students continuously communicated effectively with the in-person Pewaukee...

Creative writing students get published

Mia Bolyard and Jake Koch February 26, 2021

The Hook talks with Mrs. Thoma, creative writing teacher, and Kyle Powers, creative writing student, about the recent publication of student work in a poetry anthology. (Reporters Mia Bolyard and Jake...

The Instagram page for the class of 2021 run by PHS graduate Collin Dalsanto. Students and their plans are posted each day.

Student creates Instagram page to connect seniors

Corinne Loth, Editor-in-Chief February 16, 2021

Despite all of the trials and losses for Pewaukee High School’s class of 2021, one constant remains: a sense of community. Senior Collin Dalsanto sought to provide seniors with an outlet to share their...

Global Business gears up for case study competition

Aiden Loya, Writer February 10, 2021

Whether you’ve had a coach, boss, hands-on teacher, or someone in between, you’ve experienced what it feels like to be managed. The Pewaukee Business Insight along with Janesville’s Elevate, a program...

PHS Varsity Choir performs Bohemian Rhapsody in the 2019 Queen themed Pops Concert. It was the final Pops Concert before COVID.

Choir considers potential outdoor performance for the spring

Corinne Loth, Editor-in-Chief February 8, 2021

For Pewaukee High School choir students and the community, the descent into spring means the annual Pops Concert is quickly approaching. Yet with a lack of musical concerts thus far in the 2020-2021 school...

The Hook Vol. 3 Issue #1 released Jan. 2021

The Hook Vol. 3 Issue #1 released Jan. 2021

January 25, 2021

Click here to read the online version of The Hook Vol. 3 Issue #1.  

During Spring 2020, Zoom has become the main form of communication among friends. It has also been used in schools across the country. Mrs. Bengs  Advanced Media class is pictured here meeting with virtual and in-person students.

PHS students find ways to combat quarantine

ALEX THIENEMAN, Writer January 25, 2021

When we were shut down, students were thrilled to not have to go to school. It felt like an extension onto their fast approaching summer. But as we all have turned the corner into the ninth month of the...

A typical B2 Art History virtual class with Mrs. Olson. Students are required to keep their cameras on to maximize participation.

In closing quarter 1, students and staff reflect on virtual learning successes and shortfalls

Emery Bigler, Writer December 3, 2020

It’s very clear that 2020 is no normal year by any standards. One of the major impacts of the virus was the shutting down of in person learning and the transition to fully virtual learning for the remainder...

Even with safety limitations, students find a way to keep singing–safely

Paige Foster, Magazine Editor December 3, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is taking a toll on communities, not only because of the inability to see people, but because of challenges associated with sharing music. Students in choir are unable to have concerts...

A la carte on hold due to COVID precautions

Sammi Cousland, Writer November 16, 2020

On Sept. 1, 2020, Pewaukee High School made the decision to reopen, allowing students to attend school under strict regulations. The majority of the student body was eager to start attending school once...

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