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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

Many seniors are starting an entirely new journey. I wish them luck on this adventure!

Plant Seniors are Embarking on College

Kennedy Gilbert, Culture Editor May 10, 2023

Seniors are at the beginning of a turning point in their lives. They have new priorities, looking for roommates, finding a fitting dorm room, and searching for the right friends.    It is incredibly...

Morgan Wallen released his new album, “One Thing At A Time,” which has rapidly become a big hit in the music industry. Below is a list of my favorite songs from the newly released album.

Top Five Songs On “One Thing At A Time” Album

Emily Mangione, Opinions Editor April 30, 2023

Morgan Wallen’s new country album, “One Thing At A Time,” has been on the charts for weeks. Consisting of 36 songs, this album has themes of heartbreak, religion, fun times, and obstacles in life....

Taylor Swift performed three consecutive shows at Raymond James Stadium. Scroll to learn more about the shows and Swift’s Eras Tour.

The Eras Tour Review

Sydney Appleton, News Editor April 21, 2023

A once in a lifetime experience. My experience with the Taylor Swift ‘Eras Tour’ was something that I will never forget. Swift came to my hometown, Tampa, so she could perform three consecutive shows...

Each member of BLACKPINK’s solo songs are all varying in concept, style, and musicality. Read below for a ranking of every song by members Jennie, Jisoo, Lisa, and Rosé.

Ranking BLACKPINK solos

Amelia Knust, Staffer April 21, 2023

These past few months have been hectic for the four members of BLACKPINK- Jennie, Jisoo, Lisa, and Rosé- as they have been on their large-scale world tour, preparing for their Coachella headlining act,...

The Bay Rocket is a fun 45-minute boating experience that I highly recommend. It has 180 degrees spins and turns and it can reach speeds of up to 50 mph.

The Bay Rocket Review

Bella Mangione, Staffer April 18, 2023

The Bay Rocket is located just off Harbour Island, and it will take you out to the bay for a 45-to-55-minute ride, where it can reach speeds of 50 mph. When you are out in the bay, it will also do "180...

Friends has been a popular TV show for decades and it has obtained many fans over the years. There are many moments from the show that will stay with audience members forever because of the relatable atmosphere the show created.

Ranking the Friends Seasons

Bella Mangione, Staffer April 17, 2023

Friends is a show that has been popular for decades, and even though it was made in the 90s, many people still watch it today through streaming platforms like HBOMax. Each season of Friends brings something...

Volunteering in the community is important to helping people in need and making the city a better place to live. Keep reading to discover different organizations with volunteer opportunities to become a part of.

Places to Volunteer in Tampa

Emily Mangione , Opinions Editor April 11, 2023

Feeding Tampa Bay One of the most popular places to volunteer amongst high school teens is Feeding Tampa Bay. This organization strives to end hunger throughout the city and supplies food across...

Preparing for college is a stressful time. This list should help aid you in what to buy for your dorm room and make the adjustment as easy as possible.

Dorm Must Haves

Bella Mangione, Staffer April 11, 2023

1. Air Purifier  Many college dorms have been in use for decades; this means they lack certain upgrades the newer dorms have. I have heard many stories of mold being in the walls and other substances...

Meat Market is an upscale steakhouse located in the center of Hyde Park. The atmosphere is very classy and requires fancy dress attire while dining at the restaurant.

Meat Market Review

Emily Mangione, Opinions Editor April 10, 2023

Located in the center of Hyde Park is an upscale steakhouse called Meat Market. This restaurant is more stylish and requires a dress code for dinner in the main dining room. For example, dress shorts with...

Greta Gerwig’s highly-anticipated film, Barbie, is coming to theaters this summer. The genius marketing strategies and stylistic choices used to promote it have caused the film to be the internet’s current hot-topic.

How Greta Gerwig’s Barbie has Mastered the Marketing Game

Amelia Knust, Staffer April 10, 2023

Greta Gerwig-the beloved director of Little Women (2019) and Lady Bird (2017)-has a new summer blockbuster hitting the screens this summer, Barbie. The cast includes Margot Robbie as the namesake doll...

Spring break is a week full of relaxing and traveling after stressful times in school. I went to Hawaii for the week, and it was an incredible adventure. Keep reading to learn all the fun activities I did on the islands.

Spring Break in Hawaii

Emily Mangione , Opinions Editor April 4, 2023

Everything people say about Hawaii is true. It is a paradise with perfect weather all year long, with gorgeous beaches stretching for miles. One of the remarkable attributes of Hawaii's islands is the...

Book bans have been a hot topic of debate ever since they were brought up by Ron Desantis. But the reasons they apply for specific books being banned don’t make any sense.

Florida Book Ban

Emily Mangione, Opinions Editor April 3, 2023

Book bans in schools have been a pressing issue for a while now, however the topic of what is an appropriate book to have in a school setting has skyrocketed this year. No laws have been set in stone yet,...

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