How Covid Changed Band at Pomperaug

By Aarav Manjeshwar// As of now, the PHS band is not playing any instruments together as an ensemble because of the situation with COVID-19. Earlier in the school year, the band had to resort to playing outside with masks on, while staying socially distanced. The first obstacle of trying to play was that not all of the band members were present at practice due to … Continue reading How Covid Changed Band at Pomperaug

Athletics During a Pandemic

By Jack Funk // Image from the Pomperaug Athletics Twitter page (@Pomperaugsports) For millennia, sports and athletics have been a significant part of human culture, across all ethnicities. This dated back from ancient times—when gladiators in Rome would battle each other to the death for the entertainment of the civilians attending—to today, where hundreds of millions of athletes partake in any kind of sport worldwide. … Continue reading Athletics During a Pandemic

Staying “Unified” During a Pandemic

By Emily Clark // Nothing can stop Unified Sports…even a pandemic! The current COVID-19 pandemic has made it increasingly difficult for sports teams, clubs, school events, and even just classes to operate as usual and many activities have been forced to change, and Unified Sports is no exception. Since PHS Unified wasn’t able to have the typical fall soccer, winter basketball, and spring track seasons … Continue reading Staying “Unified” During a Pandemic

Panellets: What Are They, And How Can You Make Them?

By Elizabeth Levins // Panellets are a classic sweet treat originating from Catalonia. Catalonia is in the north-eastern part of Spain. They are made for La Castanyada (All Saint’s Day) on October 31st and are accompanied by roasted chestnuts and sweet potatoes. While the most popular are the ones with pine nuts, there are many variations, such as adding a cherry, a pecan, shredded coconut, quince … Continue reading Panellets: What Are They, And How Can You Make Them?

Politics at Pomperaug

By Nicollette Chu // Due to the recent election, most of us have been consumed by its importance, whether from the media or our parents. Here, in Pomperaug Highschool, as we grow to become adults, we are starting to think for ourselves and create opinions of our own. Most of the time people base their opinions on the media they consume or their experiences. So, as … Continue reading Politics at Pomperaug

The Impeachment Process Summary 

By Ryan Zullo // Impeachment Definition – A charge of misconduct made against the holder of a public office. The process first begins with Congress opening an impeachment inquiry with The House Judiciary Committee to investigate whether an impeachment is called for. The House Judiciary Committee can vote on formalizing the inquiry; they are constitutionally required to do so.  Several House committees are building the … Continue reading The Impeachment Process Summary 

Habitat for Humanity Club

By Courtney and Kaitlyn Stow // Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit housing organization in local communities; its goal is to assist families in need of affordable housing. At PHS, Habitat for Humanity club members participate in build days, typically during the spring, and are currently looking for more students to join.  If you are interested in becoming a member, come to the next meeting … Continue reading Habitat for Humanity Club

The 2019 Pomperaug High School Football Season

By Juliana Rodrigues // Without fail, every year at Pomperaug along with many other schools football is considered to be the most popular high school sport, attracting the most people. No matter the year, the team, or their record Friday night football games show more attendance than any other sport at the school and in turn classifies itself as the sport that brings in the … Continue reading The 2019 Pomperaug High School Football Season

Thanksgiving Pumpkin Gingerbread Recipe

  By Sofia LaMarco // Now that Thanksgiving is almost here, everyone is getting ready to make their big family dinner. Putting a twist on the classic pumpkin pie and keeping the fall theme, the delicious pumpkin gingerbread is the perfect recipe. Here’s how to make it:  Ingredients: 3 cups of sugar 1 cup of vegetable oil 4 eggs ⅔ cup of water 1 can of … Continue reading Thanksgiving Pumpkin Gingerbread Recipe

Disney+ Review

By Madison Burstiner // On November 4th, 2019, Disney launched its long-awaited streaming service, Disney+. Disney+ is a platform much like Netflix, except it streams only Disney content. In addition to classic Disney films such as Cinderella and Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs, it holds newer films like Tangled, and Disney Channel TV shows such as Hannah Montana. The platform is also home to … Continue reading Disney+ Review