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Portsmouth Strives to Improve the Community

Elise Provost, PaperClip Staff/Writer

December 28, 2017

“You can’t be part of a community and live in your own bubble,” stated Mrs. Pozzetti in a interview regarding the volunteer work and community service students of Portsmouth High School (PHS) are involved in. Does PHS tend ...

10 Things to do to Un-lonely Yourself During the Holidays

Rain Anderson, PaperClip Writer

December 28, 2017

Accept your feelings Instead of avoiding or denying your feelings, accept them as they are. Consider exploring the possible reasons that you feel lonely. Take control of those feelings and accept them as neither good nor...

Would a uniform help or hurt PHS?

Elizabeth Nee, PaperClip Staff

December 22, 2017

Many high schools around the world require students to wear a uniform. Many schools believe that a uniform would tackle the bullying problems in school and would erase any distractions surrounding clothing in class. The idea is ...

The College Craze

The College Craze

December 22, 2017

Is TASC Encouraging Laziness?

Hannah Allen, PaperClip Staff

December 22, 2017

The start of the 2017-2018 school year here at Portsmouth High School came with many new changes. Starting time was adjusted from 7:30 to 8:20 and a new block was introduced. This block is better known as TASC, or Teachers in A...

Mental Health in Teens

Ava Gagne, PHS

November 1, 2017

For many students, high school can feel like a balancing act. Pressure can build up in many areas of life, whether it be social, academic, or big life decisions. Adding sports, work, or extracurricular activities on top of that can m...

History of Halloween

History of Halloween

October 19, 2017

Fun Run Trail Race for Peru

Marisa Frizzle, PaperClip Staff/Writer

October 19, 2017

In February, 2017, Portsmouth High School took the first student trip ever to South America by going to Peru. It was lead by a PHS alumnus Jeremiah Berman, founder of the company Abroaden. Abroaden is a program that is specifical...

Red Ribbon Week at PHS

Red Ribbon Week at PHS

October 19, 2017

Rey on the Dark Side? Buzz About our Cherished Galactic Fighters

Sophie Lazenby, PaperClip Staff/Writer

October 18, 2017

SPOILER ALERTS BELOW As a devoted Star Wars fan who follows all of these characters as carefully as possible, I am over the moon about a final ending to this epic series. Now, I didn’t grow up when it came out and the exc...

Hosting an Exchange Student

Ezra Schrader

October 18, 2017

I recently interviewed sophomore Elly Guzikowkl on her experiences hosting a Japanese exchange student from our sister school in Nichinan, Japan. This is the verbatim transcript from the interview:   Q: What was it like hosting the exchange stu...

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