• December 712/16-1/4- Christmas Break

  • December 712/15- Girls Basketball @ Gunter- 5:00 p.m.; Boys Basketball @ Aledo- 5:00 p.m.

  • December 712/12- Girls Basketball vs. Pottsboro 5:00 p.m.; Boys Basketball vs. Fort Worth All Saints 5:00 p.m.

  • December 712/9- Girls Basketball vs. Muenster-3:00 p.m

  • December 712/7-9- Boys Franklin Basketball Tournament

  • Exemptions

    Exemptions

    Remington Jackson, reporter

    December 9, 2017

    Christmas break is coming! That means we are almost done with our first semester of school this year. With the semester coming to an end that leaves some of our students to have to take finals. Luckily, there are two ways to be exempt from being forced to take finals. If you have an average of 85...

  • Exam Schedule

    Exam Schedule

    Ali Johnson, Reporter

    December 9, 2017

    Thursday, December 14, 2017 8:00-9:10- 1st exam 9:14-10:28-2nd exam 10:32-11:17- 4th review 11:21-12:06-5th review 12:10-12:55- 6th reveiw 12:59-2:10- 3rd exam 2:14-3:25- 7th exam Friday, December 15, 2017 A Lunch 8:00-9:10- 5th exam 9:14-10:24- 6th exam 10:28-11:38- 8th exam 11...

  • New Year, New You

    New Year, New You

    Cole Moynagh, reporter

    December 6, 2017

    When asked about New Year's resolutions, most people give these as their top choices: Exercise more and get in shape. Lose weight and be healthy Eat better- less junk food and more nutritious choices Take a more active approach to health and be aware of changes in my health Learn a ne...

  • Movie Time!!!

    Movie Time!!!

    Candra West, Reporter

    November 30, 2017

    This December is the most wonderful time of the year to go see movies. Star Wars: The Last Jedi, a fan favorite, comes to theaters on December 15th, 2017. As well as Star Wars, Ferdinand comes to theaters December 15, 2017. Jumanji and The Greatest Showman come to theaters on December 20th,...

Christmas Tree Tradition

Brittney Nichols, Reporter

December 9, 2017

The evergreen fir tree has traditionally been used to celebrate winter festivals for thousands of years. Pagans used branches of it to decorate their homes during the winter solstice, as it made them think of the spring...

Christmas Sugar Cookies

Kevin Ochoa, reporter

December 1, 2017

Ingredients Cookies: 2/3 cups vegetable shortening 3/4 cups granulated sugar 1/2 teaspoon grated orange or lemon zest 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 large egg 4 teaspoons milk 2 cups all-purpose fl...

Top Christmas Gifts

Cole Moynagh, Reporter

November 30, 2017

The top gifts this year for teens are as follows: Earbud Cable Management JBL on the go wireless bluetooth speaker Amazon Echo Dot Lightning and USB Cable and Keychain Gift Cards Custom Nike Elites Ap...

Homemade Cinnamon Rolls!

Remington Jackson, reporter

November 27, 2017

In the spirit of the holidays, The Roar will share some recipes that will make the holidays a bit more "sweet"!  Enjoy! Ingredients Dough: 1/4-ounce package yeast 1/2 cup warm water 1/2 cup scalded milk 1/4 cup sugar 1/3 cup ...

Big Tex Says “It’s State Fair Time!”

Brittney NIchols, Reporter

October 5, 2017

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...

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Catching Up On Varsity Girls Basketball

Jada Gonzalez, Reporter

December 9, 2017

Ponder VS Boyd Ponder - 76 Boyd- 54 Kaia Williams - 19 Kelley Akins - 18 points ( 7/10 from the Free Throw) Jessica Simpson - 12 Leigh Medders - 8 Chloe Poole - 4 Kylie G...

Christmas Tree Tradition

Christmas Tree Tradition

December 9, 2017

Local Christmas Attractions

Local Christmas Attractions

December 9, 2017

Exemptions

Exemptions

December 9, 2017

Fall Play

Candra West, Reporter

November 29, 2017

On November 20th and 21st, the PHS drama department put on the play Moon Over Buffalo. The play was a huge success and many family and friends came to support the actors. Many of the actors said the first...

Tarleton Ain’t Ready

Brittney Nichols, Reporter

November 27, 2017

On Friday November 10, Danyel Kesselus signed to play softball for Tarleton State University. Danyel will go to Tarleton as a member of the National Honor Society and a three-time academic all-distri...

Last Pep Rally

Ali Johnson, Reporter

November 10, 2017

Last Friday we celebrated our last pep rally of the year. The seniors were rewarded the spirit stick and it was one of our best pep rallies! Thanks to everyone who participated and made it fun. :)...

October Students of the Month

Candra West, Reporter

November 9, 2017

The October students of the month are Freshman-Alex Washburn, Sophomore- Jase Hutcherson, Junior-Joanna Rogers, Senior- Aspen Brown. Each student received a movie ticket as a reward. If you see these students...

Fall Festival 2017

Ali Johnson, Reporter

November 2, 2017

This year's Fall Festival was very successful! Tons of people showed to participate in many of the booths we had set up. A few favorites were the cake walk, Go Fish, Wheel Fortune, Face Painting, and 4...

PHS Band Making Some History

PHS Band Making Some History

November 1, 2017

Red Out Day

Red Out Day

October 27, 2017

Revenge of The Nerds

Revenge of The Nerds

October 27, 2017

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The Roar Archives
Catching Up On Varsity Girls Basketball

Jada Gonzalez, Reporter

December 9, 2017

Ponder VS Boyd Ponder - 76 Boyd- 54 Kaia Williams - 19 Kelley Akins - 18 points ( 7/10 from the Free Throw) Jessica Simpson - 12 Leigh Medders - 8 Chloe Poole - 4 Kylie G...

Christmas Tree Tradition

Brittney Nichols, Reporter

December 9, 2017

The evergreen fir tree has traditionally been used to celebrate winter festivals for thousands of years. Pagans used branches of it to decorate their homes during the winter...

Local Christmas Attractions

Sadie Dearing, Reporter

December 9, 2017

Thursday Dec 7, 2017 9:30 to 10:30 p.m. -- Holiday Ornaments at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. 10 a.m. -- Santa Story Time at South Branch Library, 3228...

Exemptions

Exemptions

December 9, 2017

Exam Schedule

Exam Schedule

December 9, 2017

Jokes 12/3

Jokes 12/3

December 7, 2017

Catching Up On Varsity Girls Basketball

Jada Gonzalez, Reporter

December 9, 2017

Ponder VS Boyd Ponder - 76 Boyd- 54 Kaia Williams - 19 Kelley Akins - 18 points ( 7/10 from the Free Throw) Jessica Simpson - 12 Leigh Medders - 8 Chloe Poole - 4 Kylie G...

Christmas Tree Tradition

Christmas Tree Tradition

December 9, 2017

Local Christmas Attractions

Local Christmas Attractions

December 9, 2017

Exemptions

Exemptions

December 9, 2017

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