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PSA For Springtime Hunting and Fishing Regulations

Brenden Lavery, Paperclip Writer

May 24, 2017

Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

With Turkey Season in full swing, many hunters are looking forward to get their first turkey during the upcoming weeks.  Because of this, it is very important to know and follow all the regulations correctly. Shotgun spring go...

City Considers Removing Police and Fire Commissions

Liam Carmichael, PaperClip Staff

May 24, 2017

Filed under News

  The Portsmouth City Council is considering the removal of the Police and Fire Commissions. The proposal, outlined by councilor Eric Spear, would integrate department oversight into the duties of the City Council and ...

What’s Going on Next Year?

Julianne Edwards, Writer for the PHS Paperclip

May 24, 2017

Filed under News, Student Life

Last November, Mr. Andrew Korman spoke at the student council meeting, presenting the Teachers in Academic Support Centers (TASC) Block. The program was originally created by Conval High School in 2012 to promote learning enr...

Where do the Funds from Parking Passes Go?

Ashley Remick, PaperClip Journalist

May 23, 2017

Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

An average of 260 students buy parking passes each year at Portsmouth High School. This year alone, 415 students bought the small sticker that allows them to legally park at the school. At a rate of $150 a year, students should...

Prom Season Perils

Prom Season Perils

May 23, 2017

Freedom of Press Diminishes As Javier Valdez, Mexican journalist, is Shot Down

Emma Poisson, Author

May 23, 2017

Filed under News, Showcase

14 May 2017 Culiacán, Sinaloa State, Mexico On the morning of May 14, Javier Valdez Cárdenas was taken from his red Toyota and shot in the street.  Mr. Valdez is acclaimed and praised for his in-depth investigation a...

An Interview with Ella

Natalie Viebrock, PaperClip Staff/Writer

April 7, 2017

Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

This year, Portsmouth High School senior Ella Mcgrail was named youth poet Laureate for New Hampshire. Mcgrail has been an active member  in the community, finding time both to show her political voice and protest corruption, whi...

Historic Streak Ends In Heartbreak

Jon Schlemmer, PaperClip Staff/Writer

April 7, 2017

Filed under News, Opinion, Showcase, Sports

There are two ways people think of the state of Connecticut, UConn and then everything else. UConn women's basketball to be exact. For over the past decade, no team in collegiate sports has been more dominate then the H...

Pardon Me?

Kayla A. Harmon, PaperClip Staff/Writer

April 7, 2017

Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

A petition seeking Pamela Smart’s pardon was circulated during a weekend campaign on Twitter late last month with an attached message from Smart reading, “As the years and decades continue to pass me by, it would be easy t...

Battle of the 2024 Olympics

Emma Cheney, Paper clip writer/staff

April 7, 2017

Filed under News, Sports

Both Los Angeles and Paris want to host the 2024 Olympics. There are two spots open, one being the 2024 Olympics and the other being the 2028 Olympics. Both cites want the 2024 Olympics. Paris co-chairman Tony Estanguet told...

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