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An Overview of the Manchester Bombing

Luke Smith, PHS Paperclip Writer

May 31, 2017

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

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

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...

PSA For Springtime Hunting and Fishing Regulations

Brenden Lavery, Paperclip Writer

May 24, 2017

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

  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

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

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

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

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...

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