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Tactics to relieve stress for APs, SATs, and ACTs

Samira Annadata, News Editor
February 29, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Advanced Placement tests, SATs, ACTs, and finals can put immense stress on junior students trying to manage their academics and extracurricular activities. However, there are many tactics that students can use in order to reduce their school related stress, perform well on standardized tests, and balance...

Leveling up with Gaming Club

Samira Annadata, News Editor
February 4, 2016
Filed under Student Life

While many clubs at Pikesville focus on sports or politics, the Gaming Club uniquely captures the attention of many students who have a passion for games and gaming. The club is specifically made for those who have a knack for competing in different video games or board games. Math teacher Mr. Taylor...

JSU members embrace their religious roots

Brendan Varhaftik, Sports Editor
January 13, 2016
Filed under Student Life

The JSU, or Jewish Student Union, is a club here at Pikesville that attracts a large portion of the student population, both Jewish and non-Jewish. Whether it’s the warm smell of fresh pizza, the interactive conversations that take place, or the fun activities, many students enjoy spending their Thursday...

Winter formal: A new tradition to warm the season

Morgan Weiss
December 7, 2015
Filed under Student Life

Pikesville High School’s student government has big plans to make this winter more than just cold and boring. Unlike any other year, the SGA has created the idea of having a winter dance, also called the winter formal. The winter formal is going to be like a second homecoming, but to avoid making students...

PHS expresses gratitude this Thanksgiving season

Samira Annadata, News Editor
November 23, 2015
Filed under Student Life

Many people start to feel very thankful during this time of year, mostly because Thanksgiving is approaching very quickly. When I was younger I used to only be thankful for the material items in my life, however today I recognize that there are so many other things to be thankful for. Here are what the...

Students share thoughts on driving

Brendan Varhaftik, Sports Editor
November 19, 2015
Filed under Student Life

Turning sixteen and getting a driver’s license is a national rite of passage for high school students. Many feel that there is nothing better to look forward to than getting a license and experiencing the freedoms that come along with driving. The numerous cars in the Pikesville High School student...

PHS organizes mentoring program

Aida Porter-Hyatt, Assistant Student Life Editor
October 15, 2015
Filed under Student Life

This year at Pikesville, many things about the school differ from the past. Our new principal and staff are working together to create a more pleasant climate for everyone. A part of these efforts is a new program, specifically designed for the ninth graders, to ensure an easy transition into high school....

Project Haute Couture provides both fashion and scholarship opportunities

Samira Annadata, News Editor
October 14, 2015
Filed under Student Life

Fashion is a way to express yourself whether it be through clothing, accessories, or shoes. Due to the fact that there is no uniform requirement at Pikesville High School, students here have the ability to wear whatever they want to and use fashion as a medium to express themselves. Fashion club,...

The “undercut” cuts through PHS

Aida Porter-Hyatt, Assistant Student Life Editor
October 14, 2015
Filed under Student Life

Every year, people throughout Pikesville High school follow up on different trends and fads. Upon returning to school this year, a specific haircut worn by the students and staff has flooded the white halls. This haircut is known as the “undercut.” You may have seen many celebrities wearing this...

Student murals demolished from renovations

Ava Meltzer, Student Life Editor
October 7, 2015
Filed under Student Life

Art is known to have a powerful impact on a surrounding. Art can transform lifeless atmospheres into motivating and enjoyable environments. The returning students of Pikesville High are aware of the murals drawn by the talented students of the intermediate GT art class and members of the National Ar...

Spanish Club kickstarts tutoring campaign at Pikesville Middle School

Hannah Stoller, Doubletruck Editor
April 18, 2015
Filed under Student Life

Just a few years ago, many of Pikesville High School’s juniors and seniors roamed the hallways of Pikesville Middle School. They chatted with friends, learned from teachers and shared anxiety over grades and tests. Now, three to four years later, these same students walk through the Pikesville Middle...

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