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The PCS Roar

UFO or Faux?
UFO or Faux?
October 30, 2023

Have you ever had an encounter with what you believed to be not of this earth? If so, you’re definitely not alone. Of course, the topic...

PCS Among Top High Schools in New Ranking!
PCS Among Top High Schools in New Ranking!
Olivia Chen, Staff Writer • October 28, 2023

As many of you know, PCS is ranked among the top high schools in America!  Out of about 25,000 public schools ranked in U.S. News Report’s...

Former chemistry teacher Mr. Winter posed with mouse he caught in Ms. Jots room, last year.
Rodent Infestation Continues, New Extermination Efforts Underway
Zadie Perera, Co-Editor • October 28, 2023

Thursday, September 28--A crowd of students gathered outside the front of school at lunch to watch as mice crawled around under the benches....

Girls Tennis Team Plunged into Darkness!
Girl's Tennis Team Plunged into Darkness!
Zadie Perera, Co-Editor • October 28, 2023

Since its inception at the beginning of this year, the PCS girl’s tennis team has been holding practices at the Harbor High tennis courts at...

Ultimate Team Ready for New Season
Ultimate Team Ready for New Season
Tam Ly Mai-Clark, Staff Writer • October 28, 2023

Within the start of the 2023-2024 PCS school year, the PCS ultimate frisbee team has opened its doors to another year of epic play! The team...

2022 World Cup
2022 World Cup
Elliot Chaussalet and Jack Davis December 16, 2022

After four years the Men's FIFA World Cup is back, but who will take the win this year? Will France take the crown twice in a row, something...

Mr. Walters vs. Mr. Lai
Who Wore it Best: Teacher Edition
Zoe Perera, Staff Writer • October 23, 2023

Webster's dictionary defines “style” as “A distinctive appearance, typically determined by the principles according to which something...

A Tale of Two Trees: The Truth Beneath the Tiles
A Tale of Two Trees: The Truth Beneath the Tiles
Stuart Edward Jackson III, Staff Writer • October 23, 2023

Students from years past will remember the glorious days of yore, brain breaks spent frolicking beneath the boughs of the peppercorn trees. Yet...

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Journalism: The Perfect Seminar
Thalia Ysais May 25, 2023

Seminars can be tricky to choose. There are so many options. It can leave you feeling a little indecisive. However, the journalism seminar beats...

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New Mural in Drama Room
New Mural in Drama Room
Evan Gaylord, Staff Writer • October 23, 2023

Painted over the summer, Mr. Walraff’s new mural is a stunning piece which invites many students to feel comforted. The Drama room on the upper...

Beatmakers Club: The Revival
Beatmakers Club: The Revival
Zoe Perera, Staff Writer • October 23, 2023

Beatmakers, started in 2022, is a club of people dedicated to the creation of songs that are pleasing to the ear canals. It’s run by leader...

Ms. Job & Dr. Ruckle’s Burning Man Experience
Ms. Job & Dr. Ruckle’s Burning Man Experience
Jamie C. Pham and Stuart Edward Jackson III October 23, 2023

Ms. Job & Dr. Ruckle went to this year’s Burning Man, here’s what they have to say about it! Ms. Job said that she “liked being...

Duck Pond, Part 2
Duck Pond, Part 2
Eva Pelletier May 24, 2023

Chromebook Catastrophe, by Brandon Chen
Chromebook Catastrophe
Brandon Chen May 23, 2023

Nature Photography
Nature Photography
Sivanna Sommerville, Staff Writer • May 23, 2021

This is a gallery of the best photos I have taken in Spring 2021. Most of them are outdoor and close-up photography.    

Dr. Ruckle: A Brief History
Dr. Ruckle: A Brief History
Sophia Casaletto and Grace Nicely December 12, 2023

Right Reverend Dr. John Timothy Ruckle, PCS’s resident AP Gov and World History teacher, was born in Leavenworth, Washington, a mountain town...

The Reign of the Wasps
The Reign of the Wasps
Kassandra Schidel and Thalia Ysais October 28, 2023

On August 10, 2023, PCS students and faculty came ready to start the new school year, only to find a swarm of wasps terrorizing the campus. ...

A Tale of Two Trees: The Truth Beneath the Tiles
A Tale of Two Trees: The Truth Beneath the Tiles
Stuart Edward Jackson III, Staff Writer • October 23, 2023

Students from years past will remember the glorious days of yore, brain breaks spent frolicking beneath the boughs of the peppercorn trees. Yet...

First Pandemic Thanksgiving
First Pandemic Thanksgiving
Tanya Sorin & Amogh Tandon March 17, 2021

In their podcast produced for Mr Hunt’s Rhetoric class, Tanya and Amogh discuss their chaotic Thanksgiving together this past year. They describe...

Lake Powell
Lake Powell
Evan Hedrick March 17, 2021

In the podcast he created for Mr. Hunt’s Rhetoric class, Evan shares a story from a trip to Lake Powell in 2014. He briefly recalls a trick...

Latinas at PCS
Latinas at PCS
Natalia Jimenez-Ortiz and Emily Garcia-Solis March 16, 2021

Natalia and Emily’s podcast, which was produced for Mr. Hunt's Rhetoric class, explores the unique experience of being two of the few Latinas...

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