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Talk of Drug Dogs at Portsmouth High School

Ava Gagne, PaperClip Writer

October 4, 2017

Filed under News

Recently brought to the attention of Portsmouth parents and high school students is the potential use of drug dogs. The idea was introduced to the school board by a grandmother of two Portsmouth students, Laurie Douglas, who w...

Benefit Concert Raises Millions For Manchester Bombing Victims

Karis Hakala, Paperclip Staff/Writer

June 22, 2017

Filed under A&E, News, Showcase

On June 4, 2017 a benefit concert was held by Ariana Grande and other artists to help support the ones affected by the attack which took place on May 22. The concert was located at Emirates Old Trafford, just down the street from...

Technological Advances Expected for Next Year

Ashley Remick, PaperClip Writer/Staff

June 22, 2017

Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

Portsmouth High School is changing in a lot of ways for next year. There is the new task block, a later start time, a summer reading program, and class A/class B skinny blocks will now be full length classes on alternating days. Th...

Pakistan and Freedom of Speech

Emma Poisson, PHS Paperclip Writer

June 19, 2017

Filed under News, Showcase

On Saturday, June 10, 2017, a Pakistani journalism student was sentenced to the death penalty after posting defamatory statements about the Prophet Muhammad, regarding his multiple wives and his followers. Taimoor Raza was...

An Overview of the Manchester Bombing

Luke Smith, PHS Paperclip Writer

May 31, 2017

Filed under News

Manchester, England - On Monday5/22, tragedy struck. 22 people, including children, were killed by a blast that is being considered a suicide bombing. The explosion went off in the foyer of the Manchester Arena, as people wer...

Gunman Kills Coptic Christians in Egypt

Emma Poisson, PHS PaperClip Writer

May 30, 2017

Filed under News, Showcase

On Friday, May 26th, Coptic Christians were on a pilgrimage to St. Samuel the Confessor’s Monastery, located in the province of Minya. As the buses filled with eager believers approached Minya and Beni Suef provinces, gunman...

Kellyanne Conway Visits Nashua

Liam Carmichael, Paperclip Writer

May 30, 2017

Filed under News, Showcase

Kellyanne Conway, President Donald Trump's Counselor and Chief Strategist, appeared as a guest speaker at a Republican fundraiser in Nashua on Thursday, May 18th. In her speech, she told the crowd to “just ignore” his critics...

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