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Permanently closed exit at the end of the 130s hallway
Uvalde Shooting Leads to Closure of PCHS Doors
Brewster Hutchinson, Editor-in-chief • September 6, 2022

Starting this school year, the exit doors at the end of the 130s and 140s hallways have been turned into emergency exits and are permanently closed to students. The only approved student entry points are the southwest door...

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StuCo graphic promoting the dance (via @pcminernation on Instagram)
Homecoming Spirit Week & Events Announced
Brewster Hutchinson, Editor-in-chief • August 30, 2022

Homecoming week is next week, September 6th-9th, and Student Council has just announced the plans for spirit week and the coinciding events leading up to the big game and the big dance.   Monday, September 5th...

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Carson Baynes crossing the finish line first in the 4x100m event at Brigham Young University. Courtesy of Shannon Baynes.
Spring Sports Review: Track & Field, Boys Tennis, Boys Soccer, Girls Golf, Softball
Brewster Hutchinson, Sports Editor • June 2, 2022

This story is volume two of two recapping Park City’s various spring sports seasons. Read the first volume here. Track & Field The Utah Track & Field State Championships took place at Brigham Young University...

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Portraits, the band. Photo credit: Andrew Sweeney
Student Spotlight: Park City Needs More Punks
Brent Johnson, Editor-at-large • September 12, 2022

I met Derek Rys at the O’Shucks open mic night–held on April 27th–while I was taking pictures for an article. He saw my camera and asked me if I knew film photography. I do, so he handed me his camera, and I took photos...

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How to Survive Water Wars
How to Survive Water Wars
Kate Beal, Editor-in-Chief • May 13, 2022

For thirteen days in May, seniors chase each other, hide in each other’s cars, and spray each other with water guns.  This is Water Wars, where senior students compete in an extended water fight.  Over a hundred seniors...

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The band Smol Monke playing.  From left to right: Charlie Maulding (drums), Jonas Watkins (guitarist/singer), Moss Beacum (basist)
Open Mic Night at O'Shucks
Brent Johnson, Media Arts Manager • April 29, 2022

On Wednesday, April 27, O'Shucks held an open night mic for PCHS students.  Any student who wanted to perform could do so.  Admissions cost ten dollars, and the event ran from five to seven in the evening.  The proceeds...

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Reviewing the Miner Film Festival
Reviewing the Miner Film Festival
Max Kushner, Managing Editor • May 24, 2022

The annual PCHS Miner Film Festival (MFF) was on Friday, May 13th, and was back in the Eccles Center for the first time in three years. This event is a way to showcase all the talented PCHS student filmmakers...

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The Book Banning Debate
The Book Banning Debate
Brent Johnson, Media Arts Manager • May 23, 2022

From history, we can see that restricting new ideas in schools is often bad for education. The Scopes Trial is an example of this. If you’re unfamiliar with this infamous trial, it went like this: Thomas...

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The college decision day display in the hallway.
Why Colleges Should Become Test-Optional
The PC Prospector Editorial Board May 3, 2022

Everyone agrees that taking a test is not the ideal way to spend a Saturday, but for thousands of high school students across the country, it is a reality. The ACT and SAT tests are arguably the most important...

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