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At PJHS this weekend, Anything Goes!

SophiaWalcher/ December 6, 2017/ News, Sophia Walcher

Sophia Walcher eSomethin Staff We all love the high school theatre productions. It’s been a month since the fall play has ended, and the Winter One Acts are not until the end of January. So where can a theatre-lover get their latest fix of a great show? By seeing the junior high musical this weekend! This year’s musical is Anything Goes, the Tony award-winning show set in the 1930s on a ship traveling from America to London. It follows the story of Billy Crocker (played by Evan Boyers), a Wall Street broker who impulsively sneaks onto the ship to chase down his former lover and heiress, Hope Harcourt (played by Shea Vaquera). Crocker’s friend, Reno Sweeney (played by Rowan Creps), the female protagonist, is a nightclub singer also aboard the ship. The musical features an array of songs by Cole Porter, along with amazing dance numbers that will hold your attention until the final bow. Anything Goes has a reputation as one of the most famous musicals, holding rank along with other prominent shows such as Mamma Mia, Mary Poppins, and The Wiz. Another reputation that it holds is that of promiscuity; the musical has its fair share of mature content. This begs the question, how does a junior high handle this material, and perform it well? “We

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New Mayor Mackin is Crackalackin

SophiaWalcher/ November 20, 2017/ News, Sophia Walcher

Mackin says he “is very excited about getting to work for the city at the beginning of the new year. There are several things that I would like to focus on right away.”  

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PHS Cheer Kids Clinic is Loud and Proud

SophiaWalcher/ September 26, 2017/ News, Sophia Walcher, Sports

On Friday, September 15, area elementary students got to share in that opportunity as well as they participated in the annual kids clinic that the cheerleaders put on every football season.

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PHS Orchestra’s Noteworthy Year Ahead

ZachIsaacson/ September 15, 2017/ News, Sophia Walcher, Zach Isaacson

Smith explains that “we offer 5 different string orchestras that are specifically designed by grade level or by ability level.  Chamber Strings is offered for freshman, Classic Strings for sophomores, and Concert Strings for juniors and seniors. There are two audition entry string orchestras: Symphony Strings and Select Strings.”

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