• October 1610/21- UIL District Marching Contest @ Northwest

  • October 1610/20- Early Release Day- 1:30

  • October 1610/19- JV Football @ Boyd- 5:30; 10/20- Varsity Football vs. Boyd- 7:30

  • October 1610/18- Picture Day/Senior Retakes; HS Girls BB Meeting- 5:00 @ gym; HS Boys BB Meeting- 6:00 @ gym

  • October 1610/17- Volleyball- District Bye; 10/20- Volleyball vs. S & S- 4:30 (varsity) Senior Night

  • 1/2 Friday

    1/2 Friday

    Remington Jackson, Reporter

    October 19, 2017

    We have a half day on Friday, October 20, 2017. YAY! We all get out of school at 1:30 unless you bring a note to leave at 12:45. Enjoy the extra few hours of your weekend!

  • National Honor Society Induction

    National Honor Society Induction

    Candra West, Reporter

    October 19, 2017

    On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017, Ponder High School had its National Honor Society Induction ceremony for the 2017-2018 school year. The ceremony began with the history of the Honor Society with each new inductee named.  Then Mary McKenna led the pledge, and the students were called to sign their name...

  • District Cross Coutnry

    District Cross Coutnry

    Brittney Nichols, reporter

    October 16, 2017

    On October 10th both the lions and the lady lions traveled to Pottsboro to run in the district meet. Riley Jackson advanced to the regional meet, where she will be the only one running for Ponder. The lions finished 4th where Cameron Clark placed 19th with the time of 19:19, Hayden Moussa placed 24th...

  • PHS Junior and Senior College/ Post Secondary Readiness Night

    PHS Junior and Senior College/ Post Secondary Readiness Night

    October 11, 2017

                     PHS Juniors and Seniors College / Post Secondary Readiness Night October 23, 2017   6:30 - 8:00 pm -- PHS Cafeteria UNT, NCTC, and PHS Staff will be on-site to help you navigage: Applying to college Filling out Financial Aid and Scholarship Applications ...

  • Say “Cheese!”

    Say “Cheese!”

    Kevin Ochoa, The Roar Reporter

    October 10, 2017

    It's that time of year again at PHS! On Wednesday, November 18 everyone will need to wake up bright-n-early and dress up in their nicest clothes. Be sure to brush those teeth, bring them pearly whites, and your biggest smile. For those seniors who didn't look good enough in your pictures, DO NOT WORRY, you ha...

Big Tex Says “It’s State Fair Time!”

Big Tex Says “It’s State Fair Time!”

Brittney NIchols, Reporter

Texas state fair opening weekend was Friday September 29 and the last date for the fair is Sunday October 22. Head on down to Dallas, Texas for fun entertainment and new foods! A ticket for the fair is $16.50 and a season...

October 5, 2017

HELP Houston With Harvey!

HELP Houston With Harvey!

Remington Jackson, Reporter

Our little town of Ponder is helping make a big difference with Hurricane Harvey Relief. Our schools are taking up various donations to help with the victims in Houston. The elementary, junior high, and high school are all...

September 11, 2017

Total Eclipse of the Sun

Total Eclipse of the Sun

Bonnie Tyler, Singer/ Current Events Reporter

Turn around, every now and then the moon blocks the sun like on August 21, 2017. On the first Monday of the 2017/2018 school year the was a solar eclipse. This was the first solar eclipse in the continental United States...

August 27, 2017

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Derian Snodgrass – Senior Spotlight

Derian Snodgrass – Senior Spotlight

Sadie Dearing, Reporter

Derian Snodgrass is a senior at Ponder High School this year. She has been at ponder for 13 years. Her nickname is Dee. Derian's favorite teacher is Mrs. Crider, and she describes...

October 19, 2017

1/2 Friday

1/2 Friday

October 19, 2017

National Honor Society Induction

National Honor Society Induction

October 19, 2017

Senior Spotlight: Kylie Green

Senior Spotlight: Kylie Green

October 17, 2017

Bonfire 2017

Bonfire 2017

Alyssa Blagg, A&E Reporter

The homecoming bonfire 2017 started out with meet the lions, where many activities around the school were introduced, such as the cheerleaders, cross country, band, volleyball, and football. Coach Ballard...

October 5, 2017

Hoco Queen!

Hoco Queen!

Gracie Green, reporter

This years 2017 Homecoming queen was Jordan Doughty! She was crowned during halftime at the football game and the crowd was so happy for her, congrats Jordan you deserve it! ...

October 5, 2017

Red and White Day

Red and White Day

Ali Johnson, Reporter

Thanks to all who participated in red and white day and showing school spirit! ...

October 2, 2017

PHS Hall Decorations

PHS Hall Decorations

Ali Johnson, Reporter

This year the freshman's theme for their hall is, "Red Out." The sophomores theme was, "King Of the Jungle," the juniors, "Under the Sea," and the seniors, "Scooby Doo." All grades did a great job this...

September 29, 2017

Tacky Tourists!!!

Kevin Ochoa, Reporter

On Thursday, September 28, 2017 the PHS student body showed their Ponder Lion pride and all dressed up as Tacky Tourists for Homecoming Week!

September 29, 2017

America Monday

America Monday

September 29, 2017

College Day!!!

College Day!!!

September 28, 2017

TWIN-kie Tuesday

TWIN-kie Tuesday

September 28, 2017

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The Roar Archives

Derian Snodgrass – Senior Spotlight

Derian Snodgrass – Senior Spotlight

Sadie Dearing, Reporter

Derian Snodgrass is a senior at Ponder High School this year. She has been at ponder for 13 years. Her nickname is Dee. Derian's favorite teacher is Mrs. Crider, and she describes...

October 19, 2017

1/2 Friday

1/2 Friday

Remington Jackson, Reporter

We have a half day on Friday, October 20, 2017. YAY! We all get out of school at 1:30 unless you bring a note to leave at 12:45. Enjoy the extra few hours of your weekend!

October 19, 2017

National Honor Society Induction

National Honor Society Induction

Candra West, Reporter

On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017, Ponder High School had its National Honor Society Induction ceremony for the 2017-2018 school year. The ceremony began with the history of...

October 19, 2017

Senior Spotlight: Kylie Green

Senior Spotlight: Kylie Green

October 17, 2017

Avery Matheson

Avery Matheson

October 16, 2017

Senior Spotlight: Sam Norwood

Senior Spotlight: Sam Norwood

October 16, 2017

Derian Snodgrass – Senior Spotlight

Derian Snodgrass – Senior Spotlight

Sadie Dearing, Reporter

Derian Snodgrass is a senior at Ponder High School this year. She has been at ponder for 13 years. Her nickname is Dee. Derian's favorite teacher is Mrs. Crider, and she describes...

October 19, 2017

1/2 Friday

1/2 Friday

October 19, 2017

National Honor Society Induction

National Honor Society Induction

October 19, 2017

Senior Spotlight: Kylie Green

Senior Spotlight: Kylie Green

October 17, 2017

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