The Hook

The Catch: Season 2, Episode 2

Jake Koch, Audrey Lehnen, and Hailee Vargo

October 29, 2020

The youngest PHS student makes it to state, the football team shares their experience, and some staff share photos of their kids' Halloween costumes!

COVID cancels 2 volleyball games in already shortened season

Aiden Loya, Writer

October 26, 2020

On Monday, September 14th, at about 5:30 PM and just minutes before their warmups, the girls varsity volleyball team prepared themselves for their first game--only to have it cancelled, followed by a mandatory, immediate quarantine. All of this was due to a positive test of the dreaded Coronavirus. “It...

Elementary schools move to Phase Two

Alex Thieneman

October 26, 2020

On Sept. 1, 2020, the Pewaukee School District opened its doors for the first time since March 15. After holding administrative meetings throughout the summer to determine how the district would handle the pandemic, the school district decided that they would organize multiple phases and move to each...

NHS Seeks Advisor

Paige Foster, Magazine Editor

October 26, 2020

Due to the ongoing pandemic, future and current members of the National Honor Society at Pewaukee High School are forced to postpone their involvement in the nation-wide club for the 2020-2021 school year. Scholarship, leadership, service and character are the qualifications that allow students to be...

Pewaukee parent raises over $500 in food drive

Shawn Hake and her volunteers gather donations outside of the Pewaukee School District office on Friday, May 8.


May 22, 2020

On Friday, May 8, Shawn Hake, a Pewaukee parent, organized a food drive throughout the city and village to support Pewaukee families in need during the summer. Her team of organizers asked those who live in Pewaukee to leave labeled non-perishable food donations near their mailboxes. Volunteers went...

PHS Administration continues to search for graduation solution

Senior Demi Dieringer displays one of the yard signs that were passed out to the class of 2020.


May 19, 2020

Due to the Coronavirus, the class of 2020 has to graduate differently than how they normally do. Most of the class joked about how they have to graduate over a zoom call at the start of quarantine. But after all their joking, it looks like they won’t be having their graduation ceremony. To start,...

Road tests waived for new Wisconsin drivers


May 18, 2020

The Division of Motor Vehicles in Wisconsin is suspending the previously necessary road test for new drivers due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The decision was effective starting May 11, 2020. Many Wisconites are concerned with this decision. Teens who have completed the required training to become...

PHS Cheer team hosts virtual tryouts


May 18, 2020

With the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic causing everyone to have to quarantine themselves at home, this means more and more events and functions are being held virtually. One of those was Pewaukee High School cheer tryouts. On Saturday, May 2, the PHS cheerleading team held tryouts via Zoom. The two days...

Students document quarantine experience

Examples of different layouts and formats of how students are personalizing and creating their own “How I Survived the Coronavirus Pandemic” journals.


May 11, 2020

What we are going through with this pandemic will go down in history. Future students will study and make DBQ’s about this virus. We can tell our children and grandchildren about how we dealt with it and what we did during quarantine. Planning her new virtual assignments, Christine Thoma started...

Return to ‘normal’ will be a slow, steady process


May 11, 2020

As hard as it is to believe right now, COVID-19 is not going to last forever. As of April 30, 2020, the United States lockdown was lifted and it is up to states’ governors to decide what the next steps are for their states. As of right now, a few states have begun reopening such as North Dakota,...

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