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  • September 19All boys interested in trying out for the Powhatan Wrestling Team should attend the interest meeting during Indian Time in the Commons on 9/20
  • September 19Freshman class of 27' wins the first pep rally of the year!
  • September 5Homecoming theme for this year is Once Upon a Homecoming! Spirit days and more details are coming soon!
  • September 5The ASVAB will be given on October 6th during the school day for any Junior or Senior interested in the military and/or just a free career planning resource.
  • September 5Preseason workouts for the Varsity and JV Boys' Basketball Team have begun! They are held on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5-7pm in the Gym. A completed VHSL physical is required to participate.



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The US Copyright agency will not copyright AI generated artwork

Baily Hacker, Editor August 24, 2023

On August 21, 2023 the court case of the US Copyright agency v. Stephen Thaler ended with the final verdict being that you cannot copyright AI generated artwork.   Stephen Thaler is an artist...

The legacy of rock & roll icon, Tina Turner

The legacy of rock & roll icon, Tina Turner

Caris Grell, Staff Reporter May 30, 2023

Tina Turner is one of the most successful artists and performers of all time. Her influence on music today is incredible, and her performances would light up the stage. Unfortunately, she passed away on...

Uncovering the Mystery: Tracing Back the Origins of Art

Uncovering the Mystery: Tracing Back the Origins of Art

Taylor Brown, Staff Reporter May 18, 2023

The origins of art can be traced back to the earliest days of human civilization. The first known examples of art date back to the Upper Paleolithic period, around 40,000 years ago. These examples include...

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The Environmental Impact of the Music Industry

Lauren Pike, Staff Reporter May 16, 2023

The music industry has been remarkably gaining popularity over the last hundreds of years, but in the process it has also played a part in destroying our planet. The primary environmental concern regarding...

From iconic looks to fashion faux-pas, heres a look at the history of The Met Gala

From iconic looks to fashion faux-pas, here’s a look at the history of The Met Gala

Clara McComb, Editor May 4, 2023

The first Monday of May has been a very important and influential date in fashion since 1948. This extravagant and lavish fundraiser that is always the talk of the town is none other than the Met Gala.  In...

Taylor Swifts Eras Tour: an entertaining journey through her life

Taylor Swift’s “Eras Tour”: an entertaining journey through her life

Clara McComb April 27, 2023

Taylor Swift's "The Eras Tour" has been a success that has taken over headlines and social media posts for the past few months. From completely shutting down Ticketmaster to selling out multiple stadiums,...

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PHS Varsity Winter Percussion Maintains World Ranking

Mary Kimbrough and Reagan Hansen April 27, 2023

The Powhatan High School Varsity Winter Percussion travelled to Dayton, Ohio this past weekend to compete in the Winter Gaurd International percussion/winds world championship. The competition was fierce,...

FBLA State competition in Reston VA

FBLA State competition in Reston VA

Lilyana Hamilton, Staff Reporter April 25, 2023

Early in the morning on Mar. 31 twelve members of the FBLA club traveled up to Reston VA to compete in the State bowl. This competition took place at Hyatt Regency Hotel and was also where the team spent...

Powhatan High School Varsity Percussion performing their show Dreamscape

PHS Percussion: Pictures From Dayton

Lauren Pike, Staff Reporter April 24, 2023

Hamilton Hits the Altria!

Hamilton Hits the Altria!

Reagan Hansen, Staff Reporter April 23, 2023

Last Tuesday, April 11, Broadway musical, "Hamilton," opened at the Altria Theatre in Richmond, Virginia. Besides a brief 18 minute intermission, the play runs for 2 hours and 45 minutes. This award winning...

The infamous Phantom of Opera chandelier.

Phantom of the Opera Ends Broadway Run

Lauren Pike, Staff Reporter April 17, 2023

On April 16 Andrew Lloyd Webber’s "Phantom of the Opera" ended its record breaking broadway run. The show first debuted on Broadway in 1988 and stayed on the iconic street for 35 years. This show...

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So Many Shows, So Many Subscriptions

Dylan Preston, Staff Reporter April 17, 2023

It's no surprise that streaming services have become very popular in the past few years. As television becomes more and more obsolete, streaming services rapidly continue to pop up. With Disney+, HBO Max,...

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