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PHS Students Go Abroad to Paris

Chloe Clough, PHS Paperclip Reporter

October 17, 2017

On Tuesday, October 3rd, a group of 15 PHS students, accompanied by Mrs. Hebert and Mrs. MacDonald, flew abroad to Paris as part of an almost week-long excursion through local travel group, Students Love Travel. The most beautiful...

UNH Sorority goes Unpunished for Singing the ‘N-Word’

Adi Scully, PaperClip Writer

October 4, 2017

A video of members from Alpha Phi at the University of New Hampshire saying the “n-word” while singing along to ‘Gold Digger’ by Kanye West arose the internet two weeks ago. The video was originally posted on an Instagr...

Talk of Drug Dogs at Portsmouth High School

Ava Gagne, PaperClip Writer

October 4, 2017

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

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

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

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...

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