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To Agree or To Disagree

To Agree or To Disagree

Misa Le, News Editor

October 26, 2017

On Monday, October 19th, Mr. Drake posted a picture of three boys, bare-chested, with the letters P-H-S written on their stomachs. What started off as an innocent post about Prairie Pride quickly turned into a controversial picture that drew in the attention from current students as well as alumni. Fol...

ASB students attend leadership conference

ASB students attend leadership conference

Teresa Simmons, News Writer

October 25, 2017

Six students from Prairie High School attended AWSL, which stands for Associated Washington Students Leaders, from October 13th-15th in Yakima, Washington.   The students spent the weekend learning from 68 other schools about how to better their school community and become stronger leaders...

Claire Verity Gets Nominated For Teacher Of The Year

Claire Verity Gets Nominated For Teacher Of The Year

Alex Smith, News Writer

October 24, 2017

Claire Verity is the Drama teacher at prairie high school. “She has been nominated by the ESD 12. A student or parent voted for her to be teacher of the Year.”  Says Travis Drake, Prairie High School’s principal. Claire has received many more awards for her outstanding drama program. Ac...

ASB Fundraising

ASB Fundraising

Teresa Simmons, News Writer

October 24, 2017

Over $7,000 was raised by Prairie High School to support the gorge fire relief efforts through the purchases of homecoming tickets.   The tickets went on sale on the 18th of September and ended the Wednesday before the dance and were 12$ with ASB sticker and 14 without. After ASB paid the...

Student of the Month

Student of the Month

Natalie Narynova, News Writer

October 24, 2017

Each month, a group of teachers pick one student to be recognized. The students will then receive a certificate and get free food of their choice.   The teachers are split into nine different groups based on their last names and are assigned to a month. When it is their month, the teacher...

Prairie High School football player holds hand up during National Anthem

Prairie High School football player holds hand up during National Anthem

Alex Smith, News Writer

October 12, 2017

A Prairie High School football player decided to hold his hand up during the national anthem Friday, September 29th. He was protesting for his right to have free speech.  Izaiah Ward, a wide receiver/free safety for the Falcons said that he held his hand up to protest for equality. Kneeling during t...

Homecoming

Homecoming

Andres Escobar, News

October 12, 2017

Makayla Emerson and Emily Perry give their opinions about upcoming homecoming dance that will be Saturday October 7 Makayla Emerson  sophomore at Prairie High School who is a all around athlete is excited for homecoming that way she can spend time with her friends  and wear her dress.  “I can't wa...

Homecoming Assembly

Homecoming Assembly

Teresa Simmons, News

October 12, 2017

The school-wide spirit assembly to commemorate the homecoming dance was on Friday, after 6th period. The gym was filled with excitement, enthusiasm, and of course, school spirit. Daisy Phan kicked off the assembly by singing the national anthem, followed by the cheer team’s dance performance. ...

Prairie High School Donates Portion of Homecoming Tickets to the Restoration of the Gorge

Prairie High School Donates Portion of Homecoming Tickets to the Restoration of the Gorge

Natalie Narynova, News

October 12, 2017

Prairie High School donates $7,000 to the Stevenson chapter of Red Cross to help restore the Columbia Gorge area that was destroyed by the wildfires.   The money donated is going to help families that lost their homes or had to evacuate during the fire. The money will help pay for food a...

Falcon Support Changes!!

Falcon Support Changes!!

Ayah Al-baiaty, News Writer

June 21, 2017

Starting with the new school year next fall the school is going to face some changes. One of them is falcon support.   The new Falcon support schedule is going to be after second period. Mr. Drake, Prairie High School’s principal, said, ‘That there are two main reasons for the changing f...

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