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Written in Ink: Teachers Share Tattoo Stories

Written in Ink: Teachers Share Tattoo Stories

Samantha Knowles and Jill Bultemeier

February 6, 2017


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Self-expression. Looking cool. Teenage rebellion. There are a lot of reasons people choose to get tattoos, and for the few teachers who have them, the tattoos either have a really deep meaning or none at all. “With the tattoo on my wrist, the stars represent the past, future, and present,” Spa...

A Part of History

A Part of History

Madeline Haak

January 27, 2017


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In Mr. Baldwin’s fourth period AP United States History class on Friday, January 20, students watched a live broadcast of the presidential inauguration. However, some of their classmates watched it in real life in Washington, D.C. Sophomore Alana Avard was one of these students. And though she ...

Q&A With Nick Legrand

Q&A With Nick Legrand

Ben Northam

January 10, 2017


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What are the responsibilities you have as art club president? I have to manage all the art club meetings, all the events we are going to host, and I have to be there on time and help manage all the tasks.   What do you do during your art class? (What type of art?) I do ceramic art so I work with cla...

Students Able to Earn Certifications at no Cost

Students Able to Earn Certifications at no Cost

Brooklyn Puzz

January 6, 2017


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Whether it’s being an intern for a certain company or presenting a list of personal qualities such as good work ethic, a good solid resume catches the eye of many employers who want their applicants to have experience in the field their interested in. As for career and technology teacher Jennifer Gib...

All-Region and Four States Bands Announced

All-Region and Four States Bands Announced

Lucas Marchesani

December 13, 2016


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Over the past two weeks various accolades have been announced in band, most notably the Four States Band Masters Association and the All-Region Band. For Pleasant Grove, both were successful ventures as four people were named to the honor band, and seven to all-region. "I wasn't sure if I was going...

Pumpkin Popularity Gives Fall Extra Flavor

Pumpkin Popularity Gives Fall Extra Flavor

October 13, 2014


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It’s fall in Texarkana, and with that brings cooler temperatures, autumn leaves, and football. However, for most girls within a five-mile radius of the school, fall means something else, and it’s a most definite answer: pumpkin spice. Pumpkin spice is one of the most popular fall flavors, accordin...

#Take a Photo and Win

#Take a Photo and Win

February 19, 2014


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You've probably seen the posters in the hall. You've probably heard about it on HNN. And you may have seen the results on Instagram. The yearbook project, Pleasant Grove Photo of the Day (or PGPOTD) is still underway, and now students can upload photos using the hashtag PGPOTD as part of a contest....

Coach Kyle, Scooter, Kaleb

Coach Kyle, Scooter, Kaleb

February 5, 2014


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Shoes double knotted. Hawk shirt. Then coaching shirt. Hawk sweat pants and hoodie. Football coaching shirt and another hawk shirt pulled over his head. “Coach” Kaleb Kyle, or “Scooter,” is ready for gameday. This gameday is soccer. The crowd’s deafening screams and cheers don’t even come cl...

A Look At the Future

A Look At the Future

February 5, 2014


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She can see herself wearing blue scrubs and a stethoscope around her neck while carefully checking her patient. “I’ve always liked the idea of helping others.  Becoming an RN just seems right up my alley,”  junior Hannah Smith said. Hannah Smith is one of the students in the Health Science s...

Freezing rain puts school in the dark

Freezing rain puts school in the dark

February 4, 2014


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When the lights flickered and then went out about 9:45 Tuesday morning, most classrooms went silent. Students held their breaths that the lights would stay off long enough to send everyone home. Hopes were dimmed when the lights came back up after about 30 minutes. Another 15 minutes of light and...

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