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The tradition of prom parade
The tradition of prom parade
Melodi Craig, Staff Writer • May 8, 2024
Just rolling by. PIHS students watch as the memorial parade is held for Wesley Coty on April 25. “I think it was cool how they got different companies to come out, and orange was his favorite color, so it was a good way to commemorate him,” Karter Poisson ‘27 said. The parade passed by the high school at 1:00 and students watched for about 30 minutes.
Presque Isle High School comes together to commemorate Wesley Coty
Melodi Craig and Maddy Brazier April 30, 2024
Why is it so dark? The moon completely covered the sun in the totality of the solar eclipse. The totality occurred at 3:32 p.m. “The pink flare we saw during the eclipse is 3 times the diameter of our Earth,” Mrs. Gamblin said. The next eclipse in North America will be in 2044.
Where did the light go?
Melodi Craig and Maddy Brazier April 23, 2024
Presque Isle  Lady Wildcats take home the win against Caribou Vikings on Tuesday, March 12, 2024
Last set of the year
Maddy Brazier, Staff writer • March 26, 2024
Soaking in all the memories. Lexi Morningstar ’24 talks about what its like to be the only senior on the volleyball team. “I don’t really notice it much. I get along very well with the rest of the team and tend to forget I’m the only senior until something reminds me of our seniors last year and I realize that I’m the only senior for this year,” she said. This year’s season will last about two weeks.
Spiking into a new season
Maddy Brazier and Melodi Craig March 7, 2024
So many emotions. The Wildcat cheerleaders celebrate as they realize they made it to States. “I’m super excited to perform at States with the best teammates,” Abi Reed ’27 said. The competition will be held at the Augusta Civic Center on February 10.
A victory well deserved
Melodi Craig, Staff Writer • February 11, 2024
Anything blue. The sophomore class cheers their classmates on during Battle of the Bands while wearing class t-shirts for the dress up day. “I didn’t like Adam Sandler or this dress up day as much, because you can’t get as creative,” Kayleigh Swanson ’26 said.
Which dress up day is the best?
Melodi Craig, Staff Writer • April 2, 2024
Line them up. A good comparison of the sneakers and their features side by side. “Wait, they have glitter ones? I want a glitter pair, Emma Bard 26 said while talking about Converse High Tops.
Battle of the shoes
Melodi Craig and Maddy Brazier March 31, 2024
Dancing the night away. Peyton McKinley 26 dances with her friend at the Winter Ball. “I prefer longer dresses, because I feel more comfortable dancing in them,” she said. The Winter Ball was held on March 15 from 7-10 pm.
What am I going to wear?
Melodi Craig and Maddy Brazier March 18, 2024
Fireworks light up the sky for the Chinese New Year.
A different February break
Xavier Peng, Editor-In-Chief • February 28, 2024
One of the many DoorDash orders sent to school.
Dashing to school
Sophia Archer, Staff writer • January 19, 2024
Students and staff share their experiences of the security app.
Openpath points of view
Sophia Archer, Staff Writer • January 8, 2024
By Evie Weatherbee ‘27
Anchor Art Showcase: Issue 3
Xavier Peng, Co-Editor-In-Chief • December 12, 2023

The third issue of the Anchor Art Showcase is here! We’re happy to have received many submissions from the freshman class and see works from...

Xavier Peng 24 gives a preview of just a few available items in the Wildcat Thrift Shop.
OOTW Wildcat Thrift Shop Edition
Xavier Peng, Co-Editor-In-Chief • November 20, 2023

Exchange student Xavier Peng 24 interviews Emma Deeves 23 for her take on his outfit of the week collection.
Outfit of the week
February 13, 2023
We drop in on a friendly competition.
Game of P.I.G.
January 27, 2023
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Sophia Archer ‘27 posing in her favorite period’s classroom—Mrs. Gardner’s Algebra room.
Staff pick of the week: Sophia Archer
Xavier Peng, Co-Editor-In-Chief • January 15, 2024

As we have been slowly settling into our regular school life being back from Christmas break, Staff Pick of The Week is also back. For our first...

Brandon Porter shares his thoughts on the rafting trip on June 1.
Quote of the day
Lane Carmichael, Staff Writer • June 3, 2023

Barbie and Ken dress up day at PIHS
Barbie & Ken Dress Up Day
Maddy Brazier and Melodi Craig December 16, 2023

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