The student-run news site of H. B. Plant High School

PHS News

The student-run news site of H. B. Plant High School

PHS News

The student-run news site of H. B. Plant High School

PHS News

Different people have all sorts of morning routines that affect how long it takes them to get ready!

How Long it Takes to get Ready for School

Sienna Harrison, Staffer September 13, 2022

Personally, don’t do much to get ready in the morning since I go to school everyday and see the same people constantly, which makes me feel like I don’t need to dress up or do my makeup. What about...

Mrs. Gorman, on her coaching duties at both football games and competitions. She has been coaching cheerleading for 13 years, and this is her 6th one as the head coach at Plant.

22′-23′ Cheer Season; a Note from Mrs. Gorman

Luka Vaicekauskas, Features Editor September 6, 2022

As the football games begin in the fall, so does the cheerleading season. Coached by Mrs. Gorman, the team is not only active on the sidelines spreading school spirit and interacting with the crowd, but...

Everything you need to know about Hillsborough School Cafeterias and who to thank next time you get cookies from the Plant Cafeteria.

Hillsborough School Kitchens

Sienna Harrison, Staffer August 30, 2022

With all the hard work, and waking up early to prepare free breakfast for all the Hillsborough School students, school lunch ladies should be given a reward. You may not see the lunch ladies around because...

On Wednesday, August 10, the new school year began at Hillsborough County, and the last year of high school for the class of 2023. To celebrate the beginning of a new year, seniors dressed up in 2000s inspired outfits following the motto Throwback before we move on.

The 2000s Called- Plant Seniors Answered

Luka Vaicekauskas, Features Editor August 23, 2022

On Wednesday, August 10, the new school year began at Hillsborough County. However, what does that mean for the seniors?    To name a few- college searches, standardized testing, college applications,...

The University of Florida is a well-known choice for senior students trying to decide where their next step is for their future. With an acceptance rate of 31.1%, UF is difficult to get into, but with arduous work and diligence it can become a possibility. To further your knowledge of the University, read the article below!

Top colleges in Florida: The University of Florida

Emily Mangione, Staffer May 17, 2022

Located in Gainesville, Florida, consisting of a 2,000- acre campus, and more than 900 buildings make up the outside of gator nation, otherwise known as the University of Florida. UF is fifth overall in...

Opening its doors on Feb. 28, True Food Kitchen is the newest addition to the Tampa’s Midtown gastronomical experience. With Christine Barone, a former H.B. Plant High School student, and a Harvard graduate as the C.E.O, this restaurant focuses on supporting the anti-inflammatory food pyramid within their menu. This Andrew Weil- and Oprah Winfrey-sponsored restaurant is worth a visit.

True food kitchen: by a former Panther

Luka vaicekauskas, Feature's Editor May 17, 2022

On Feb. 28 the newest gastronomical addition to Tampa’s Midtown opened its doors to the public. Christine Barone, a H.B. Plant High School graduate, is in charge of the Andrew Weil- and Oprah Winfrey-sponsored...

PHS News: staff insights

Alan Stark, Video Editor May 16, 2022

Plant High Gold Rush: a reflection

Alan Stark, Video Editor May 13, 2022

Listen as Plant High's very own Gold Rush presidents, Silvia Farfante and JP Florentino-Mattos speak about their time coordinating the mightiest student section, Gold Rush.

With the exam season starting April through May, students are enlisted in taking many finals and exams. However, it is important to recognize the effects of stress this season brings on the students, and taking effective precautions to ease it.

Exam season is approaching; the stress is on 

Luka Vaicekauskas, Features Editor May 11, 2022

Starting April through May, schools throughout the country enlist their students to take tests, finals, evaluations, and, most popularly- AP exams by College Board.    Nat Malkus, the senior fellow...

From the nature, to the teachers, to the students, Plant is filled with good things. Teachers and administrators at Plant share their favorite things about the school.

Teachers favorite thing about Plant

Samantha Macuare, Editor In Chief May 6, 2022

Teachers answer their favorite thing about Plant!

Posing then and now, a former Plant High School student, Morgan Austrich, shares about her experience at NYU. Now, after spending 4 years at Plant High School, Morgan Austrich just finished her first semester as a NYU student double majoring in art history and architecture.

Morgan Austrich: from Plant to NYU 

Luka Vaicekauskas, Feature's Editor May 4, 2022

From Tampa to New York in a matter of months, a former Plant High School student, Morgan Austrich, shares about her experience in one of the most competitive schools in the state-NYU. She is currently...

Olivia Rodrigo makes it to the Grammys for her debut album. Read about her journey here.

Olivia Rodrigo’s road to the Grammys

Giada Moralejo, Staffer April 27, 2022

Olivia Rodrigo is one of the most popular singers of the year. She did not start with singing; she began in 2015 when she starred in an American Girl doll movie when she was 12. From 2016 to 2019, she...

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