Abby Scheper finds love, passion, in tennis

Story By Amy Futral              If there is one sport Abby Scheper is passionate about, it’s tennis.  Ranked 24th in North Carolina and 176th in the Southeast, Scheper strives to play each game with all of the strength and confidence she has. At Barnes and Noble on a Sunday, Scheper is exuberant and peppy, eager […]

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“Red Band Society” brings on the “feels” with coming-of-age themes

Story by Amy Futral If there’s one thing that people in today’s society love to watch, its ill-stricken teenagers falling in love and living life to the fullest before their final days. Trust me, it’s been done a lot this year.  Almost too much. “Red Band Society,” Fox’s newest series, happens to fall into this […]

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Pumpkin spice and everything nice

Story and photo by Emma Hankins There is an epidemic sweeping the nation. There is no known cure, and there seems to be no end in sight. “The CDC should really do something about it,” says senior Steven Patrick. “It’s all over the U.S.” What is the name of this nationwide epidemic? The pumpkin spice […]

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New Year, New Teachers

Photos and story by Jenna Gardner As a fresh school year begins at Providence, new teachers join the Providence Pack to fill positions of former educators. While some of these instructors are brand-new to teaching all together, some of these new teachers are transfers from other Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools or from other states. To give […]

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Throwing cold water on the Ice Bucket Challenge

By Sasha Rogelberg   The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has certainly made a splash on social media sites, but as the chilling challenge went viral, many reactions to the motives and results of this Internet phenomenon have evoked lukewarm reactions.   ALS, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, is a degenerative disease that affects motor and brain […]

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Improvidence: a look inside Providence’s newest club

By Emma Hankins “Saturday Night Live.” “Who’s Line Is It Anyway.” Now, one more improv show is joining the ranks: Improvidence. Though improv shows like SNL and Who’s Line are famous for their spontaneous jokes, according to Technical Theatre teacher Richard Turski, improv “isn’t just comedy.” Improv, short for improvisational acting, is “any scene off […]

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2014-2015 Upcoming Movie Timeline

Story by Jack Taylor Movie posters provided by IMDB.com Movies. They are one of the most popular forms of entertainment.  Whether it is raining or snowing, through hurricanes and tornadoes, movies continue to play. This is for all of the moviegoers out there, because if there is one thing that fans love, it’s anticipating upcoming […]

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SoundCloud Students

story by: MacKenzie Leger Though Providence High School is no High School Musical, where kids are jumping on tables or storming basketball courts with song, our students have their own ways of displaying their vocal talent. Some students choose to share their music through SoundCloud, a social media site for music where one can upload, […]

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Keeping up with the colleges: an application timeline

                Story by Emma Hankins It’s that time of year again. Students are returning to school, fall sports are beginning, and for seniors at Providence, it is time to delve into the often overwhelming world of college applications. “I hate them,” says senior Melissa Burroughs. Senior Alex Reinhart […]

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Providence wins pep rally hosted by WCNC

Story and photos by Emma Hankins The student section at the Providence-Porter Ridge football game on Friday, September 5 was, to use a phrase common among students, “too hype.” It was hype enough to give Providence a spot on WCNC’s Friday Night Frenzy Team of the Week poll. Providence won out over other area teams, […]

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Fall Football Photos

A running slideshow of the fall football season Photos by Emma Hankins

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German Students Exchange Memories over the Summer

Story by Jack Taylor Photos provided by Christina Humphrey Summer. A time of year that brings about trips to the beach, to the pool, camping, hiking, cookouts, and castle tours in the middle of the forest?? Normally ancient castles are not a summer hot spot, but if you were Christina Humphrey, a German teacher at […]

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PHS Young Life

By: MacKenzie Leger If anyone were to walk by the Beverly Crest Clubhouse on a Monday night, they would find a bunch of loud high schoolers, usually in weird outfits, waiting at the door of the club house, ready for Young Life Club. Young Life is an organization whose mission is to introduce adolescents to […]

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In the spotlight; 2015 Homecoming Court

By: MacKenzie Leger It’s the most important football game of the year and the stands are packed with a sea of pink. The first couple rows, in contrast, are spotted with the senior girls in black dresses. But thirteen senior girls are not among them tonight. These thirteen girls are the 2015 Providence High School […]

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