The Pow Wow

PHS Rising Artist: Don Pablo

KwaTashea Marfo, Editor-in-Chief

April 23, 2019

Portage High school's very own Ethan Fragoso, commonly known as Don Pablo, is on the rise as next top artist. Unlike most students attending the school, Fragoso does not participate in extracurricular activities provided by the scho...

Senior wins second state wrestling title

Ryan Purnick, Staff Member

March 12, 2019

Jacob Moran has had wrestling in his blood since he was four years old.  Although he hated the sport at a young age, he decided to continue with it and has not stopped since. “You see babies and kids wrestling around with each other at a...

After 35 years, Portage coach still feels passion of basketball

Evan Gerike, Managing Editor

February 12, 2019

“I've always felt like my job was to teach the young men to be grown adults through basketball. Sports are a great way to see how boys progress into young men.”

Winter fashion statements

Winter fashion statements

December 13, 2018

Portage High School welcomes new administrator

Emily Extin, Managing Editor

November 29, 2018

Portage High School has seen some new faces this year, with one being Brian Jones, the school’s new assistant principal. Jones came to Portage from Crown Point, where he worked for five years. Before that, Jones taught at La...

Addiction more than a choice

Tori Henderson, Editor-in-Chief

October 3, 2018

With recent celebrity deaths and near-death experiences, society is beginning to take a closer look into how serious drug addiction is and how it is affecting the ones they love. According to the National Survey on Drug Use...

Teacher in the Spotlight: Lisa Mahaffa

Colin Mackenzie, Social Media Editor

October 3, 2018

The new Drama teacher at Portage High School, has created a small slice of home in her classroom. Lisa Mahaffa’s unique decor and open concept give students a large space to learn in the Drama class. Mahaffa graduated fro...

IPad issues are forcing teachers to return to textbooks

Colin Mackenzie, Social Media Editor

September 4, 2018

Portage High School began integrating iPads into their schools’ class during 2015. Three years later, these same iPads are becoming less reliable than in years past, and some people are returning to an older, more traditional s...

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