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Pewaukee Pirate's Varsity Baseball schedule for the upcoming 2021 Baseball season. Schedule was taken from @PKEBaseball on twitter.

Spring sport kickoff

Zach Bellin, AV Producer May 7, 2021

Spring sports are finally back in Pewaukee after the WIAA had to cancel last season. The Pirates came second in the Division 2 WBCA pre-season rankings following only the Catholic Memorial Crusaders and...

Profile Pictures get changed for PHS students

Mia Bolyard, Website Editor April 26, 2021

Over the weekend of April the 10th, students of PHS noticed a change regarding their Google Accounts. All of the profile pictures were changed from images of the student’s choice to their school picture...

The Catch: Season 2, Episode 10

Jake Koch, Audrey Lehnen, and Zach Bellin April 16, 2021

Jake asks Mrs. Gerdman about prom and checks out some of the spring break pictures sent in by PHS Staff members.

Book Design by Pei Loi Koay
Case images of bee, key,  and sword: Shutterstock
Jacket and endpaper art by Dan Funderburgh @ Debut Art
Jacket Design by John Fontana

Let’s chat about books: The Starless Sea

Mia Bolyard, Website Editor April 16, 2021

It’s that time again! We’re talking about The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern, a story with almost as many layers as the underground library Morgenstern writes about.   To provide an outline...

The Catch: Season 2, Episode 9

Jake Koch, Audrey Lehnen, Zach Bellin, and Mia Bolyard March 25, 2021

Jake talks to Mr. Roberts about spring break, Zach interviews Grant about baseball, and an easter egg hunt takes place in the school!

Episode 2: Students thoughts on the COVID vaccine

Corinne Loth, Cole Hicks, and Mia Bolyard March 25, 2021

Episode number two! Three of the five Breakfast Club members sit down to discuss the COVID vaccine. Freshman: Casey Westphal Sophomore: Gigi Manganya Senior: Grace Strebe Host: Cole Hicks Moderator:...

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Let’s chat about books: The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women

Mia Bolyard, Website Editor March 23, 2021

Dipping back into the world of nonfiction, I present to you The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women by Kate Moore. Radium Girls details the women working as dial painters for radium...

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...

Why is the mask mandate controversial?

ALEX THIENEMAN, Writer March 15, 2021

“I know you want to make it about masks. It’s not. It’s about the rule of law," Assembly Majority Leader Jim Steineke, R-Kaukauna, said. "He wants to be able to rule by fiat. And whatever his intentions...

Senior guard A.J Hintz faces up against Junior guard Mj Townsend on February 27th, in a sectionals matchup between the Pewaukee Pirates and the Wisconsin Lutheran Vikings at Pewaukee High School.

Pirates sink the Vikings en route to the State Tournament

Zach Bellin, AV Producer March 3, 2021

The Pewaukee Pirates prevail and are heading to state after defeating the Wisconsin Lutheran Vikings 76-63. Pewaukee showcased their defensive skills in their third clash with the Vikings. It was a team...

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...

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