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What is the Cause?

What is the Cause?

Ava Meltzer, Student Life Editor

February 10, 2017


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For the third straight year, Earth has reached a new, record-breaking heat. According to NASA, for the past three years the Earth's temperature repeatedly beats the prior year. In 2016, Earth reached its highest temperature on record, beating the previous record of 2015, which broke the record set in 2014. This...

Pikesville High School Presents: The Wiz

Pikesville High School Presents: The Wiz

Kayla Ain, Assistant Double Truck Editor

January 31, 2017


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On March 23- 26 Pikesville High School will perform a musical called “The Wiz”. This year, Jamie Van Wyk (’17) is performing in the Pikesville High School Production and explains that she is nervous but excited to be participating in the musical this year. Jamie is passionate about participating in the m...

Students React to Schedule Changes

Students React to Schedule Changes

Guiliana Datnoff, Editor-in-Chief

January 23, 2017


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With spring break just over a month away, students’ excitement for a needed breather before PARCC tests, SAT day, and weeks of frantic preparation for upcoming AP exams grows. Plans are arranged for international vacations and week-long sleep sessions, while juniors use the week as an opportunity to...

The First Creative Coffeehouse

The First Creative Coffeehouse

Guiliana Datnoff, Editor-in-Chief

December 7, 2016


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On November 30, 2016 from 6 to 7:30 pm, Pikesville High School hosted its first Coffeehouse Night, a new opportunity for students, parents, and staff to see and experience the creativity and talent within the arts programs at our school. Taking place in the cafeteria and surrounding hallways, the Coffeehouse...

Pep Rally Fever

Pep Rally Fever

Samantha Datnoff, News Editor

October 11, 2016


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September 30, 2016 marked the first Pep Rally of the 2016-2017 school year, and it truly was a success. Students all over the building were eager for the upcoming event, adorned with their class colors, face paint, and school spirit. The moment students walked into the gym, they heard the upbeat music...

Transforming into a Lighthouse School

Transforming into a Lighthouse School

Guiliana Datnoff, Editor-in-Chief

October 11, 2016


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Days before this school year began, the computer labs in the library were shut down in anticipation of $1,366 laptops to be received by each student. The cause, as we all know, is Pikesville High School’s exciting transition to a lighthouse school, one of only three high schools chosen in the county....

Junior Prom Committee makes great advances

Aida Porter-Hyatt, Assistant Student Life Editor

February 8, 2016


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Although it seems like just yesterday that the first pep rally took place, junior prom is just around the corner. Prom has been a high school milestone since the 1930’s and is short for the word promenade, which means “a march of guests into a ballroom constituting the opening of a formal ball.”...

New scheduling changes introduced

Josie Shaffer, Opinion Editor

January 13, 2016


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With second quarter near its end, the students of Pikesville High School are about to enter a new semester. This new semester signals to students that the end of the 2015-16 school year is quickly approaching. Students must now pick their schedules for the next school year, but this year the deadline...

PHS plans to host a winter formal

Ava Meltzer, Student Life Editor

November 13, 2015


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School spirit is the building block for a positive learning environment, so with the success of homecoming in the 2014-15 school year, SGA was eager to find new ways to increase Panther pride. Last year, right before school was let out, SGA held a meeting centered on this current school year. Members...

SADD sees new leadership

SADD sees new leadership

Naomi Hoch, Online Editor-in-Chief

October 14, 2015


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SADD, Students Against Destructive Decisions, is a club that seeks to promote a safe environment for the students of Pikesville High School and overall reduce the amount of harmful decisions made by teens within the school. This club has been experiencing changes as it sees new leaders arise. This includes...

New AP regulations

Josie Shaffer, Opinion Editor

October 14, 2015


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All students will be required to take the final for the class, even if they take the AP exam. Along with this regulation, getting a four or five on the exam will raise students’ final class grades. Getting a five on the exam may be the thing separating you from a B to an A for the final grade. Many st...

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