• Mr. Llewellyn and yearbook staff, creating the unique Rise Above

    Mr. Llewellyn and yearbook staff, creating the unique Rise Above

    Rena Modi and Tina Luong

    February 3, 2018

    The yearbook staff at PMHS is hard at work creating Rise Above, this school year's yearbook. The yearbook will be a great keepsake, as it’s a physical documentation of high school memories. Mr. Llewellyn and his students work from summer days right until the ending weeks of the school year to make ...

    Mr. Llewellyn works on Rise Above on his computer. This unique yearbook has the school community very excited.

    Tina Luong

  • Overcoming the risks of cheerleading

    Overcoming the risks of cheerleading

    Lindsey Tolliver, Author

    February 3, 2018

    Cheerleading-related injuries, according to The New York Times, in 2002 brought about 22,900 nationwide injured cheerleaders to the emergency room. Many injuries occurred on the cheerleading team here at Patterson Mill High School. Cheerleading is an exciting sport, but injuries have become greater in...

    Patterson Mill Cheerleading at the County Champions on October 25th. The team prepared very hard for this competition. This year was a challenging year for the cheerleading team because of having hardly any seniors. Taylor Hyde(10), Adriana Brown(10), Emily Kitchens(9), Jillian Lambert(10), Marley Jett(10), Kayla Iwanowski(9), Maddie Morton(12), Hanna Christopher(9), Grace Damico(12), Jinha Kim(11), Ella Beauchamp(9), Alex Simpler(11), Jinyoung Kim(9), and Maliya Wrzosek(9).

    Mitch Lebovic

  • How to plan for the PARCC test terror

    How to plan for the PARCC test terror

    Logan Beaty, Staff Writer

    February 3, 2018

    The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) test is one of the most important tests students will encounter. The results help teachers decide what future classes the student should take and help colleges evaluate the student. It is time to start thinking and preparing...

    In order to do well on the PARCC tests, students must study a ton. They must go threw all of their past notes and textbooks

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  • Drama club avoids the typical drama

    Drama club avoids the typical drama

    Riley Harvin

    February 3, 2018

    The drama program has a positive effect on individuals in Patterson Mill that are involved by helping them build friendships, letting them have fun, and helping them overcome shyness. At Patterson Mill High School, there are many opportunities offered to students when it comes to the drama program. Students...

    Abby Shefcheck, Evan Loveless, Quinn Nowakowski, Shane Ross, Mrs. Brockmeyer, Ali Leary, Grayson Mallon, Lizzie Gutridge, Sarah Lambeth, and Adrian Gonzalez-Ramirez. The cast of the play Macbeth. Taking time at the end of each rehearsal to reflect on how to improve is one of the benefits of participating in drama.

  • Speech and Debate: It’s what everyone is talking about

    Speech and Debate: It’s what everyone is talking about

    Aimee Wilson

    January 29, 2018

    Speech and Debate is one of the most beneficial clubs offered to students at Patterson Mill High School because it teaches students various skills that they will use for the rest of their life, not just for the four years they attend high school.  When most students hear “Speech and Debate,” they...

    Michael Hagepanos, Skylar Cassel, Grace Tasel, Rena Modi, and Val Ziegler after a recent competition. On January 11th, 2018. Michael won third in Extemporaneous Speaking, Val also won third in Declamation, and the Readers' Theatre group (including Skylar, Val, Rena, and Grace) placed second.

    Aimee Wilson

How to prepare for the looming PARCC tests

Logan Beaty, Author | February 4, 2018

The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) test is one of the most important tests students will encounter. The results help teachers decide what future classes the student should take, as well as help colleges evaluate the student in the future. It is time to start thinking and preparing for this nail-biting test because it is soon approaching. One way to prepar...

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Quantity improves quality in men’s chorus

Collin Knuckey, Author | February 4, 2018

Ms. Marianne Pastelak is a music teacher who teaches men’s chorus at Patterson Mill High School. The group is known as “Segue,” which means to move to a new melody without interruption. This year is literally a big year for men's chorus. At a winter choral concert where Segue performed, there were at least 20 men on stage. Compared to the last two years, that is a significant increase in the number o...

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Boy Scouts considering accepting girls as of October 2017

Boy Scouts considering accepting girls as of October 2017

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Mans best friend: Adopt, don’t shop

Mans best friend: Adopt, don’t shop

February 4, 2018

Catching cheaters before they cheat

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