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Tulip Time Court Announcement: Q & A

Hanna Kendall: How did you feel when it was announced that you were Tulip Queen? I was so surprised when my name was announced! Once the shock went away, I just felt super thankful and honored that I was chosen. How did you prepare for the announcement? All the girls had to prepare a 3-minute […]

December Staff Editorial

Christmas, what a wonderful time of the year! Everyone is joyful as they get to see loved ones. People give gifts to one another and celebrate Christ’s birth. But, was Christmas even a Christian holiday in the first place? Where did the idea of celebrating Jesus Christ’s birth come from? Long before Christ was even […]

Coprorate Christmas

Some businesses started decorating for Christmas even before Halloween this year. Stores, big and small, around the United States have been promoting Christmas early. But, why do they do this? Big stores start marketing early to promote layaway and get people thinking about the holidays. Christmas has more retailers than any other holiday. If you […]

DMACC Associates Degree

On October 24, Principal Eric Nelson proposed a program to the school board that would provide Pella students the opportunity to graduate from high school with a DMACC Associate’s Degree. For students to graduate with a full associate’s degree, they will need to have at least 64 credits. Along with the 64 credits, one will […]

The Return of American Muscle

During the early 1970s, the British bragged about how they were producing cars with over 100 horsepower. At the same time, American cars had over 350 horsepower, but that is none of my business (If you just imagined Kermit the Frog drinking tea, we can be friends).This era in time was commonly referred to as […]

The Car Guy Returns! version

The Car Guy Returns Hello my dear readers, it is I, the Car Guy, and I have returned for another spectacular article on everything automotive.   Today I would like to discuss the wonderful topic that is the exhaust system of our vehicles.  The exhaust system is in charge of allowing an exit point for the […]

Grammy 2015 Recap

The Grammys is one of the biggest nights in the music world. There were many wins, losses, and snubs. Here I’ll highlight the best and the worst of Grammys 2015.   Sam Smith dominated the night with a total of four golden statues. He won for Best New Artist, Song of the Year, Record of […]

Chick Clicks Vol. 2

Cliques are seen as a large social issue here at PHS. But are they really all that bad? Due to the recent motivational speech given by Mike Smith, we decided to give our two cents on the whole “issue” with “cliques.” The Merriam-Webster definition for clique is: a small group of people who spend time […]