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  • May 6Softball team beats South in sectionals 11-2
The Visible Woman by senior Harper Lawrence.
Students Express Artistic Talents in Wood County Exhibit
Kelsey Golden, Editor • May 15, 2022

The 2022 Wood County Schools Art Expressions exhibit was held at the Parkersburg Art Center April 24 and 25, with several PHS students placing...

Q & A with 2022-23 New Staff Members
Q & A with 2022-23 New Staff Members
September 16, 2022

Meet our new 2022-23 staff members.

Q & A with 2022 Retiring Teachers
Q & A with 2022 Retiring Teachers
May 20, 2022

Learn more about the four staff members who are retiring at the end of the 2021-22 school year.

Dear Freshmen
Dear Freshmen
Anna Earl, Kate Hayes, Erika Gulley, Catherine Hayes, Yasmeen Alamin, and Kadence Perez September 21, 2022

Dear Freshmen, I remember being crazy nervous during the first few weeks of school my freshman year. I was worried that I wouldn’t make...

A few examples of banned books.
Top 5 Best Banned Books
Erika Gulley, Staff Writer • September 26, 2022

In honor Banned Books Week here are my top five favorite banned books. Girl in Pieces by Kathleen Glasgow This book was challenged because it involves attempted suicide,...

Sophomores Jackson Wharton and Daniel Martin, American Psycho
Students, teachers share favorite banned books for Banned Books Week
September 19, 2022

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