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

Salena Kahassai

Salena Kahassai, Editor In Chief

Hey guys I’m Salena! I’m a rising senior and i’ll be the Editor in Chief of print for the Pep o’ Plant this year! I love to hang out with friends, mess with Sam, and eat dino nugs. I’m excited for a great year with a great staff!

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Smiling, senior committee member Silvia Farfante hands a snack to senior Maya Saste before Saste donates blood. Senior committee oversees the quarterly blood drive with OneBlood.

Senior committee hosts blood drive

Salena Kahassai, Editor-in-chief
February 16, 2022
Sophomore Taylor Koulouris passed away Monday after being hospitalized last Friday, Dec 10. A memorial will be taking place next Monday, Dec 20 at Palma Ceia Presbyterian Church.

We all loved her smile and joy

Salena Kahassai, Editor In Chief
December 15, 2021
JV Girls Volleyball won against Berkeley on September 21. Plant won 2 sets, securing the win for Plant; the scores for the sets were 25-18 for the first set, 16-25 for the second, 15-9 for the third. The JV volleyball team now has a 3-0 record.

JV volleyball defeats Berkeley

Salena Kahassai, Editor In Chief
September 27, 2021
Singing underneath a mask, senior Natalie Yale looks out into the audience during “Anything Goes.” The concert will be livestreamed online due to the pandemic.

Chorus prepares for annual show

Salena Kahassai, News Editor
February 19, 2021
Hillsborough County Public Schools announces classes going online for remainder of school year

Going Virtual

Salena Kahassai, Staffer
April 24, 2020
Looking at the stars, seniors Julie Elorza and Eric Zhao, junior Shibani Rana, and sophomore Julie Cortez gather to discuss the results from meeting, Oct. 23, outside the new building. This was the astronomy clubs first meeting of the year.

Caught in the stars

Salena Kahassai, Staffer
January 14, 2020
Grabbing his bag, sophomore Matthew Lorenzo gets ready to move. Lorenzo started playing golf when he was 3 years old.

Talk birdie to me

Salena Kahassai, Staffer
November 15, 2019
With the grand re-opening coffee will now be served in environmentally friendly cups Tuesday Oct. 1. All sales benefit Special Olympics.

Pawbucks goes green

Salena Kahassai, Staffer
October 4, 2019
Tugging against the boys team, senior Sophia Larrata pulls the rope Friday Sept. 15 in the gym. Larrata is a member of the varsity swim and dive team.

School spirit

Salena Kahassai, Staffer
September 21, 2019
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