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Paving the Way for Nursing

Paving the Way for Nursing

Jamela Vidal, Double Truck Editor

January 25, 2017


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The medical field has a wide range of professions for people to pursue. The ones that immediately come to mind are doctors and physicians; however, another occupation in the medical field that tends to go unnoticed is nursing. There are various nursing positions to take into consideration when thinking...

Rise of the Clowns

Rise of the Clowns

Hannah Jenarine, Assistant Grab Bag Editor

November 15, 2016


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Clowns have been around for thousands of years tracing back to Egyptian, Native American, and Chinese culture.  They made Pharaohs burst out in laughter, interrupted Indian dance rituals with their silly shenanigans, and mocked Emperor Huang’s plan to paint the Great Wall of China.  Essentially,...

The Impact of Evil Clowns on Businesses

The Impact of Evil Clowns on Businesses

Dennis Nazarov, Assistant Sports Editor

November 15, 2016


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Dennis Nazarov, Assistant Sports Editor The Impact of Evil Clowns on Businesses 2016 was full of many significant events, from Brexit, to the 31st Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to the campaigning for the election of the 45th United States president. A big thing that has ca...

Students reveal their cheating experiences

Dan Waldman, Editor-in-Chief

April 19, 2015


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Approximately 300 parents of tenth grade students in Bihar, India were arrested March 20, after being caught scaling the walls of a school to provide their children with answers for their examinations. Over 750 students were expelled from the school and saw their futures crumble before them. According...

Teachers learn to catch and respond to cheating students

Lexi Zimmerman, Opinion Editor

April 19, 2015


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Students witness it every day. They see the student in front of them or across from them looking over their papers to copy the answers from someone else's paper. In most cases, students do not react as long as it does not affect them. However, when it does involve them, say if their paper is the paper...

Will cheating ever stop? Outlook proves doubtful

Lyric Cauthorne, Assistant Doubletruck Editor

April 19, 2015


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As the year progresses, school work gets more difficult and students have to start applying prior knowledge to complete their assessments. For the students who study, the transition is simple. But, for students who did not try as hard in class as others, it becomes more difficult to keep up. For some...

Students turn to vaporizers as “safer” alternatives

Jarred Belman, Sports Editor

February 20, 2015


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With new research, “No Smoking” signs and television campaigns, people are becoming increasingly aware of the dangers of smoking cigarettes. Knowing the risks of smoking, more people are beginning to switch from cigarettes to Vaporizer Smoke Pens, also known as “vapes”. Working as manager at...

PHS administration exercises its role in preventing student drug use

Sarah Brownstein, Student Life Editor

February 19, 2015


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Drug abuse has been a problem in the United States for centuries and has continued to be an issue recently. Even with the risks and laws regarding the recreational use of drugs, people still abuse them and find themselves addicted and unable to fully function without them in their system. The percent...

Increase in number of drug-related teenage deaths causes concern

Hannah Stoller, Doubletruck Editor

February 19, 2015


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For most of the students currently in high school, motor vehicle accidents have always been stressed as the major cause of death in teens. Emotional commercials encouraging people not to text and drive air on television, schools bring in texting-and-driving and drunk driving simulations and parents constantly...

Dangers of prescription drugs present new challenges for students

Jannah Johnson, Assistant Student Life Editor

February 19, 2015


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Drug use is commonly associated with being a young rebellious teenager and has been for years. Recently there has been an increase in the use of prescription drug use in teens, and opiate, stimulant and depressant use is on the rise in colleges and high schools around the nation. After randomly surveying...

Students share mixed feelings about PHS’s block schedule

Jannah Johnson, Assistant Student Life Editor

February 16, 2015


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For the first time, Pikesville High School has instituted a block schedule for the 2014-2015 school year, and students at Pikesville High School have mixed feelings about the change. Returning students who can compare the new schedule to the old schedule shared familiar feelings. Upperclassmen feel that...

Class transitions prove difficult with persistant trailer traffic

Naomi Hoch, Assistant News Editor

February 16, 2015


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Students traveling through Pikesville High School hallways, or rather walkways, are speaking out because of the traffic the new trailers are causing. PHS students remain in agreement that the new trailers create obstacles in their daily school lives, making it harder to get to class. “The trailers...

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