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The Pow Wow – Issue 2

December 12, 2017

Portage High School HOSA is hosting a blood drive

Jessica Butz, Social Media Editor

December 7, 2017

Filed under News

Join Portage High School’s HOSA program and donate blood to the American Red Cross. Donating during the blood drive gives you the opportunity to participate in the American Red Cross scholarship program. The selected recipients...

Interact is hosting a Thanksgiving food drive

Jessica Butz, Social Media Editor

November 9, 2017

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         Interact Club will be sponsoring a Thanksgiving food drive from now until November 15. They will be collecting anything that families enjoy during Thanksgiving dinner that is non perishable. Interact will t...

Portage temporarily pulls lettuce due to quality issues

Tori Henderson, Editor-in-Chief

October 24, 2017

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Any lunch items made with lettuce have been pulled from Portage Township Schools lunch menus temporarily due to issues surrounding the quality of the vegetable. According to Portage Township Schools Director of Food Services ...

The Pow Wow – Issue 1

October 18, 2017

Spanish teacher collects donations to help hurricane victims

Becca Rosado, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017

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Spanish teacher Brighitte Snemis is working with Portage staff and students to organize a water, battery and flashlight collection for the victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. Snemis just recently helped the Hurricane Ha...

Portage to host art festival

Evan Gerike, Managing Editor of Web

September 17, 2017

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Portage High School will be hosting an art festival from 12:30 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. on Monday. Students will miss mods nine and ten for the festival, which includes music, virtual reality systems, and other art festivities. “High...

PHS Variety Show auditions this Wednesday and Thursday

Jessica Butz, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017

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The PHS Variety Show is having auditions. Tryouts are March 8 and 9 in the east auditorium after school. You must attend one of the two days of auditions. If any students have conflicts with the scheduled audition days and times,...

Havrilla wins spirit award at state DYW

Evan Gerike, Writer

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 last...

Herbert named as new Assistant Principal

Jaden Amos, Managing Editor

February 28, 2017

Filed under News

Portage High School students have been seeing a fresh face around the halls. This fresh face is Dave Herbert, a new Assistant Principal who is focusing on the senior class. Herbert came to the high school after spending nearl...

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