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The Pow Wow

The Pow Wow – Issue 4

The Pow Wow – Issue 4

February 16, 2017

Interact fundraising for homeless shelter

Tori Henderson, Editor-in-Chief

February 14, 2017

Filed under News

Interact will be selling chocolate covered pretzels and rice krispy treats at all lunches from February first to the sixth. Each treat will cost $1 and half of the profits will be donated to Gabriel’s Horn Homeless Shelter....

Band students compete at Solo and Ensemble

Evan Gerike, Managing Editor

February 10, 2017

Filed under News

Band and orchestra students went to Kankakee Valley on Saturday to compete in the district solo and ensemble. Solo and Ensemble is a contest in which musicians perform by themselves or in a small group. Each musician is graded...

Tournament to be held for teacher with cancer

Jessica Butz, Staff Writer

February 3, 2017

Filed under News

Last year student Jaime Roman’s house burned down and Portage High School thought of ways to help him. A five vs five basketball and volleyball tournament called Project Unstoppable was created. “We knew it could make decent...

Portage mayor remains in office

Tori Henderson, Editor-in-Chief

January 31, 2017

Filed under News

Portage Mayor James Snyder has decided to remain in office after the City Council as a whole called on him to resign due to recent issues. Snyder was indicted for bribery and tax evasion in federal court in November and will be...

Portage High School adds whiteboards to classrooms

Jessica Butz, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017

Filed under News

Portage High School's newest additions in the classrooms are whiteboards. At the end of the year, extra money was left over from the school’s yearly budget and the money was able to purchase whiteboards for use of teachers. “Sixty...

Quizbowl takes a tough loss against Valparasio

Jessica Butz, Staff Writer

January 23, 2017

Filed under News

  The Quiz Bowl team took a tough loss to Valparaiso High School on Tuesday. Topics that were covered ranged from sports, science, current events to russian literature. Students that competed varsity are Kaitlyn Bliss...

Pow Wow Issue 3

December 20, 2016

Filed under News, Showcase

New school board members elected

Evan Gerike, Managing Editor

December 5, 2016

Filed under News

While most people were more focused on the results of the presidential election rather than our local elections, they did take place, and one of the more important positions being voted for was the school board. Two new school b...

Portage Christmas Festival to be held in Founders Square

Jessica Butz, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016

Filed under News

Portage will be hosting its first Christmas Festival in Founders Square. Come out and bring the whole family on Saturday December 3rd from 2- 6 PM for a day full of fun. From 2- 4 PM Kiwanis’ Toys for Tots Friendsgiving “Linner”...

Interact Club hosts Thanksgiving Food Drive

Jessica Butz, Staff Writer

November 17, 2016

Filed under News

Interact Club is hosting a Thanksgiving food drive. You can donate non- perishable Thanksgiving food items to the east or west offices. Money donations will be accepted in the book store. All food items will given to the Portage...

Prom committee starts planning for 2017

Jessica Butz, Staff Writer

November 4, 2016

Filed under News

 Junior students have gotten together and have decided on a prom theme for 2017.  The prom theme will be The Enchanted Forest.  "There were a lot of themes going back and forth but we didn't want to use a theme we used in the l...

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