The Pipeline

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...

Boys’ lacrosse season outlook

Brendan Varhaftik, Sports Editor

February 29, 2016


Filed under Sports

As the winter sports season ends and the weather begins to warm, lacrosse players at Pikesville High prepare for their next successful season. After coming up short against their rival Owings Mills High School in the second round of playoffs, the team looks to improve upon the strides they made last...

Sami Semiatin becomes president of BBYO chapter

Josie Shaffer, Opinion Editor

February 29, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

With the stress of AP classes, sports, and clubs, making time for activities outside of school can be difficult. Many students struggle to maintain a balance between their social life and schoolwork, but this is not the case with Sami Semiatin (’18). Semiatin is not only an AP student and two season...

The danger of music festivals

Ava Meltzer, Student Life Editor

February 25, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

Enjoying warm weather while listening to good music with friends appears to be the perfect combination. There is nothing like singing along to your favorite artist in the fresh, spring air. While this may be true, when drugs and alcohol are a part of the show, the good time transforms into a dangerous...

Get to know your 2016 baseball team

Allen Khodab, Sports Editor

February 25, 2016


Filed under Sports

This year, the Pikesville High School boys baseball team has aspirations to win the state championship. Last year, led by talented pitcher Seth Kopel ('15), the team fell short after losing to Sparrows Point in the second round of the playoffs. This year, the team hopes to surpass that mark and win...

Horoscopes: February

Nicole Kachay, Entertainment Editor

February 23, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

Aries (March 21 - April 19) Aries love to keep to themselves and bottle up their emotions until they cannot bear to keep them inside anymore.  You do not want to be there when they explode. Taurus (April 20 - May 20) Partying and having a good time is in a Taurus’ agenda. Take these extr...

The cost of free tuition

Naomi Hoch, Online Editor-in-Chief

February 23, 2016


Filed under Opinion

If elected as president, Senator Bernie Sanders promises to introduce the “College For All Act,” which would make all four-year public colleges and universities tuition-free. Many high school students plan to vote for Sanders in the upcoming presidential election simply because they do not want to...

Alan Rickman’s death saddens the nation

Lindsey Schindler, Assistant Entertainment Editor

February 17, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

Alan Rickman, a beloved husband, father, friend, and actor, was declared deceased on January 14th 2016 after a short battle with cancer, according to his publicist. Rickman was considered by many to be a very talented man and is remembered for his exemplary performances. At the Chelsea College of Art and...

The top 5 Super Bowl commercials

Allen Khodab, Sports Editor

February 17, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

The Super Bowl is one of the most widely viewed events on television today. Last year’s game set a TV viewership record with 114.4 million people watching, and this year is projected to top that number as well. Consequently, with such large scale viewership comes expensive commercial prices. Ever...

Junior Prom Committee makes great advances

Aida Porter-Hyatt, Assistant Student Life Editor

February 8, 2016


Filed under News

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.”...

Mid-season basketball update

Kat Chirgott, Assistant Feature Editor

February 8, 2016


Filed under Sports

Even though it’s already mid-season, the girls’ basketball team continues to experience a competitive season. They started off with a 0-8 record and are working hard to win their first game. Athlete of the Issue Evy Gelvar (‘16) is working diligently to achieve her goal of winning most games by...

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...

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