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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

This week the theme was minion! The flavors consisted of Dirt Cake featuring Otto (the Minion), Minion Confetti, Mooncake, Yellow Sugar, and Banana Cream Pie!

Crumbl Cookie Review

Alexandra Gillen and Sophia Gray September 21, 2022

If you haven't heard of Crumbl Cookies by now, I don't know where you have been but let me describe them to you. They became popular from TikTok, as most things do nowadays, and were stampeded with business...

Three piece mochi donut; Matcha Oreo (far left), Choco Graham (middle), Caramel Churro (far right).

MOCHINUT Tampa

Vera Agne, Staffer September 19, 2022

Instead of donuts and coffee, it's mochi donuts and boba. Located in Terrace Oaks Plaza, MOCHINUT includes varieties of foods and desserts like rice flour donuts, fun boba flavors and Korean hot dogs....

Two of the most popular and well-known TV shows go up for debate on which one’s better. The contestants? Grey’s Anatomy and Criminal Minds!

Grey’s Anatomy vs. Criminal Minds

Ellianna Valkenburg, Staffer September 19, 2022

Anyone who watches Television knows that two of the world’s most popular shows are coming back, and the argument about which is better is extraordinarily strong! Grey’s Anatomy and Criminal Minds have...

MARVEL movies throughout the years have become increasingly popular. One of the many reasons is the group of superheroes called the Avengers; these movies have brought in over $5.5 billion for the MARVEL industry.

Ranking the Avenger Movies

Bella Mangione, Staffer September 16, 2022

MARVEL is one of the most successful movie franchises of the modern era. The MARVEL universe focuses on superheroes, for example, Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, Black Widow, Hawkeye, and Hulk. All the...

Bella’s, on Howard Ave. is a great choice if you want quick and incredibly kind service and yummy Italian food.

Best Restaurants in Tampa Bay

Molly Hill, Staffer September 16, 2022

Tampa Bay has always been a hub for exquisite entertainment, drinks, and arguably most popular: food. Everywhere you turn in the city has some sort of restaurant for any genre you may be looking for. Below...

The Met Gala is one of the most famous fashion events in the world! But some themes have proven more successful than others.

Met Gala Themes

Ellianna Valkenburg, Staffer September 16, 2022

The event of the year, The Met Gala. In which the most famous people of our time put together extravagant pieces for viewers’ enjoyment! While some years seem to take people’s breath away, from celebrities...

Season 4 of Stranger Things was released in two parts on May 27, 2022, and on July 1, 2022. The season is action- packed with mysteries and unexpected deaths that make it hard to stop watching.

Stranger Things Season 4 Review

Emily Mangione, Opinions Editor September 12, 2022

SPOLIERS AHEAD!!!  After a long wait for the new season of the hit Netflix TV show, Stranger Things, it was released in two parts for season 4. The first part was available to watch on May 27, 2022,...

Youre not alone if you are one of the many struggling to prepare for the ACT/SAT. Many students every year find it difficult to achieve their goal score in the first couple of tries of taking the ACT/SAT. Continue reading this article if you are interested in why this is an unfair expectation pushed on students.

Flaws With the ACT/SAT

Bella Mangione, Staffer September 8, 2022

If you are a high school student, you know of the nightmare of preparing to take the ACT or SAT. If you don’t know, the ACT and SAT are both standardized tests colleges require applicants to take to...

What Mascara Brand is the Best?

What Mascara Brand is the Best?

Morgan Sieper, Staffer September 6, 2022

Lengthening, non-clumping, and volumizing: only a few of the words top brands use to sell mascara. Every girl is looking for something unique, and with a dozen different options per brand, no two people...

Don’t ever lose sight of these tactics. Recognizing what they are might just change your life for better or worse.

Manipulation Tactics

Kennedy Gilbert, Culture Editor August 31, 2022

To elaborate on last week's topic, narcissism, we must address some common manipulation tactics abusers utilize to get what they want: complete control over the other person. Some tactics are easier to...

What Held the NIL Ruling Back?

What Held the NIL Ruling Back?

Morgan Sieper, Staffer August 30, 2022

On September 21, 2021, the NCAA ruled that athletes can now get paid for their name, image, and likeness, or NIL. The NCAA (The National Collegiate Athletic Association) is a nonprofit organization that...

Stay aware and focused, pay attention to who you share things with, and most importantly don’t be fooled.  When our parents tell us it’s a scary place, sometimes they aren’t wrong.

Narcissism: What You Need To Know

Kennedy Gilbert, Culture Editor August 29, 2022

With social media and technology dominating every individual in the country, it seems like there is an epidemic on the horizon: narcissism. According to the National Library of Medicine, people diagnosed...

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