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PHS welcomes new Assistant Principal, Mr. Carney

Samira Annadata, News Editor
October 13, 2015
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With new renovations and additions to the building, comes new staff such as a new vice principal. From 9 years of teaching at New Town High School as an English teacher, Mr. Carney seized an opportunity and decided to become the new vice principal of Pikesville High School. “Pikesville is an awesome...

New scheduling requirements catch students off guard

Naomi Hoch, Assistant News Editor
April 17, 2015
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The announcement of new class cuts at the registration assembly on Jan. 16, had the sophomore class questioning the teachers, guidance counselors and assistant principals present to raise their concerns about the upcoming school year. “I was really upset about the course changes at the registration...

PARCC stirs up controversy with new testing format

Hannah Stoller, Doubletruck Editor
April 17, 2015
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Between the SAT, ACT, HSA and AP, students have a plethora of acronyms for standardized tests in their vocabulary. They have grown used to spending mornings sitting for hours, filling in bubbles with their No. 2 pencils. Their vocabulary is already replete with standardized test acronyms, but now students...

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot visits PHS students

Jarred Belman, Sports Editor
April 17, 2015
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Peter Franchot, Maryland's 33rd comptroller, took time on Friday to speak to Pikesville students in the auditorium about taxes, and other events going on in the state. A native of New Haven, Connecticut, Franchot spoke for about 15 minutes before taking questions from the audience. "I think the students...

Mandatory BCPS One-cards yield mixed opinions

Lacey Janofsky, News Editor
February 16, 2015
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Grunts and sighs were heard from Pikesville High School’s advisories on the morning of Nov. 5, when students received their BCPS One-cards. Each card features the student’s name and school photo along with a barcode, protective seal and lanyard. Some students complain about their identification pho...

PHS teens travel to Israel over summer

Jarred Belman, Sports Editor
February 16, 2015
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This summer, 27 Baltimore area high school students, including six from Pikesville High School, visited Israel through the Baltimore Zionist District. Over 28 days, teens were able to fully embrace their Jewish culture through various activities, including climbing Mount Masada and getting to float in...

PHS starts $40 million renovation project

Dan Waldman, Editor-in-Chief
February 16, 2015
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Over the summer, Pikesville High School embarked on a $40 million renovation process, leaving students to complete their courses in trailers for the school year. The PHS administration hopes that the renovations will modernize the school, and give it a more welcoming feel. But PHS principal, Mr. Edmund...

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