Congratulations to PWHS's January 2018 Students of the Month!
Pictured l-r: Junior Phillip Robinson, Senior Madison Cochran, Sophomore Lainey Ayers, and Freshman Evan Green
PWHS Mock Trial team won first place at the 2018 District Competition, a feat the school has not achieved since 2005, scoring more points than all other 11 teams that competed. The team, coached by Ms. Moorhead, is composed of two sides. Making up the Prosecution is senior Eli Cole and sophomore Whitney Campbell as attorneys and senior Jordan Willis and freshman Evan Green as witnesses. The Defense includes seniors Noah Lovins and Dalton Pertuset as attorneys and Jordan Willis and freshman Anna Lovins as witnesses. Senior Candice Orris returned for a second year to play the part of Bailiff/Timekeeper. Eli Cole and Noah Lovins won Best Attorney awards for the second year in a row at a district competition. Jordan Willis won two Best Witness awards this year--one for each side she played--giving her a total of five Best Witness awards collected at a district competition throughout her four years of Mock Trial experience.
Congratulations to Linda Tieman for being selected as a 2018 Outstanding Teacher of the Year, awarded by the Coalition of Rural and Appalachian Schools (CORAS). Tieman was presented with the award on Jan. 24, 2018, at the CORAS ceremony held at Ohio University-Zanesville.
Due to the threat of hazardous weather Friday evening, the 2018 Basketball Homecoming ceremony and dance have been rescheduled for January 26.
Also, tonight's(1/12/18) basketball game against Northwest has been canceled.
Congratulations to sophomore Morgan Rigsby who was selected as one of the two MaxPreps/JJHuddle Ohio Week 18/19 Ohio HS Athletes of the Week. According to MaxPreps, Rigsby accumulated 23 rebounds, nine points, seven assists and four steals in a 64-55 win over Waverly. She also amassed double-doubles against both Lucasville Valley (12 points, 11 rebounds) and Bethel-Tate (11 points, 10 rebounds).