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The Pow Wow

Winter Fashion Statements

Winter Fashion Statements

December 13, 2018

Portage High School welcomes new administrator

Emily Extin, Copy Editor

November 29, 2018

Filed under Features

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

Filed under Features

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: Scott Krause

KwaTashea Marfo, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018

Filed under Features

Some people may think biology is boring, but if you have a biology teacher like Scott Krause, it can be quite interesting. Krause has been teaching at Portage High School for six years. In all his six years of teaching, h...

Teacher in the Spotlight: Lisa Mahaffa

Colin Mackenzie, Staff Member

October 3, 2018

Filed under Features

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, Staff Member

September 4, 2018

Filed under Features

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...

The Pow Wow – Issue 4

February 22, 2018

Student in the Spotlight: Elijah Gauldin

Becca Rosado, Social Media Editor

March 13, 2017

Filed under Features

Elijah Gauldin is a senior and he also happens to be the faster runner in the state right now  for boys 60 meter sprints for the indoor track season. Gauldin is not only a track runner but he was also a on the varsity football ...

Havrilla wins spirit award at state DYW

Evan Gerike, Managing Editor

March 5, 2017

Filed under Features, News

Senior Emma Havrilla spent a week in Kokomo, Indiana for the state Distinguished Young Woman competition and came away with the Spirit of DYW award. Havrilla participated in Portage’s version of Distinguished Young Woman...

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