The PCS Roar

Remembering Ruth: A Retrospective
Remembering Ruth: A Retrospective
Sierra Fong, Assistant Editor • November 6, 2020

After 27 years serving on the Supreme Court, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a powerful advocate for women’s rights, passed away on Sept. 18 due...

Taking Care of Your Mental Health During COVID-19
Taking Care of Your Mental Health During COVID-19
Sophie Folger, Staff Writer • November 3, 2020

As we all try to navigate this new normal, mental health has become a forefront issue for students across the world. Increased screen time, distance...

Image of Venus by Mariner 10. Source: NASA
Scientists Detect Signs of Life on Venus
Alec Barker, Writer • October 31, 2020

On September 14th, 2020, a sign of life on Venus was discovered. This sign was nota radio transmission or an array of lights, but rather traces...

Advanced Drama Produces Video of Performances
Advanced Drama Produces Video of Performances
Zoe Perera, Staff Writer • November 15, 2020

On November 9th, Ms. Gorski and the students in her Advanced Drama Class released a video of scenes and monologues based around the theme of...

Another plant covered in ash in our garden.
Wildfire Photo Gallery
Sivanna Sommerville, Staff Writer/Photographer • November 3, 2020

One morning this August, I woke up and looked outside. It looked like it was snowing, but it wasn’t. It was raining ash. Overnight, the wildfires...

Ms. Hughes directs her choir and performing arts classes from a well-equipped home studio!
Zoom Choir Class at PCS Adapts to Distance-Learning Difficulties
Ellen Zhan, Staff Writer • November 3, 2020

Have you ever tried singing happy birthday to someone over a Zoom call, with multiple people singing at once? While possibly endearing, it’s...

Ms. Silva is Zoom teaching from her classroom at PCS!
How PCS Teachers Are Set Up to Zoom!
Aaron Saunders, Staff Writer • November 3, 2020

Zoom has been the main interface between PCS teachers and students for the 2020 school year so far, reducing our ability to see and connect with...

PCS Quarantine Kitchen Creations!
PCS Quarantine Kitchen Creations!
Zoe Perera, Staff Writer • November 3, 2020

Many PCS students and staff have taken up baking during the pandemic and are also honing their cooking skills! In this feature, we spotlight...

The PCS Front Office now has plexiglass shields installed. Photo by Cleo Roberts
Return-to-Campus Plans Revolve Around Safety
Sophia Casaletto, Staff Writer • November 2, 2020

Eventually, we’re going to return to school. But there are certain precautions that PCS is taking to ensure that when...

Breonna Taylor and BLM Protests: How You Can Get Involved
Breonna Taylor and BLM Protests: How You Can Get Involved
Meris Childs, Staff Writer • November 3, 2020

At 12:30 am on March 13th, 2020, 26-year-old Breonna Taylor was shot and killed in her own home by three police officers--Jonathan Mattingly,...

2020 Presidential Election
2020 Presidential Election
Pakal Gonzalez-Montejano, Staff Writer • November 3, 2020

The 2020 election has been having most people questioning our political alignments. Some of us wonder what might be the outcome. I believe that...

Pros and Cons of a Permanent 10 AM Start Time
Pros and Cons of a Permanent 10 AM Start Time
Xander Coomes, Staff Writer • November 3, 2020

Historically, parents have wanted their kids to sleep more. They try to implement this, whether that be through having their children to go to...

“Faces” Alexandria Myers, 8th grade. This painting was done with watercolor, which captures the fluidity of the faces and poses perfectly. By combining lots of colors and elements, we get a feel of creativity and strong emotions.
ROAR Art Gallery
Kira Valles-Knoll, Art Editor • November 3, 2020

The Roar has had a revamp this year, and wants to include more colorful and artistic elements in our new and improved newspaper. We thought a...

PCS Puma
PCS Puma
Ayla Ferrell, Staff Writer/Cartoonist • November 6, 2020

COVID Cross Country
COVID Cross Country
Pancho McKee, Staff Writer/Cartoonist • November 3, 2020

A Pandemic Halloween!
A Pandemic Halloween!
Helen Canter, Staff Writer • November 3, 2020

Meet the Staff
Isaac Seymour
Isaac Seymour
Staff Photographer

Claire Bourdow
Claire Bourdow
Editor-in-Chief

Claire joined journalism last year to fulfill her seminar requirement but stayed because she likes keeping in touch with the school community and being able to extend that to the student body. She looks...

Cleo Roberts
Cleo Roberts
Staff Writer/Photographer

Cleo joined journalism because she loves photography and non-fiction writing, both of which play a part in journalism. She is excited to write articles for the Roar website and to help out with other articles...

Sophie Folger
Sophie Folger
Staff Writer

Paper View Plain Text View Sophie joined journalism because she enjoys writing about and analyzing the news. She is excited to contribute writing to the Roar website this year and hopes that...

Student News Site of Pacific Collegiate School
Student News Site of Pacific Collegiate School