Holiday Movies You Should Consider Watching

Akhil Roy ’25 Holiday season is here, and with it comes loads of holiday movies! Some people enjoy traveling for the holidays while others prefer to stay home. No matter what your plans are for the break, you should consider watching a holiday movie. Don’t know where to start? We’ve got you covered. A holiday movie that is definitely worth your time is Home Alone. … Continue reading Holiday Movies You Should Consider Watching

Don’t Look Up: A Comedy Along With An Existential Crisis

Olivia Prusky ’23 The end of times is not something that most people like to dwell on, especially with the current state of affairs that makes it all seem a little too real. On the heels of climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic, Adam McKay satirized this eventual doomsday in his 2021 movie Don’t Look Up. The film was released on December 5, 2021, and … Continue reading Don’t Look Up: A Comedy Along With An Existential Crisis

A New Generation of Engineers

Kirthi Roy ’25 and Emma Hoffman ’25 It is a well-known fact that American schools, including PW, are pushing for more girls to participate in STEM programs. We have seen an increase in opportunities like the annual summer Girls in Technology camp, a program for fourth through eighth graders that has run for over a decade. Still, students across our high school have noticed that … Continue reading A New Generation of Engineers

Reflecting on Philadelphia Union’s Heartbreaking Loss to New York in the Conference Final

Photo taken by Carl Gulbish Sarah-Ann Chiara ’22 On December 5, Philadelphia Union fans packed Subaru Park with hope and faith that their beloved team would rise above their most difficult obstacle and pull off an upset that would rock the soccer world for years. The once heavily favored team quickly became the underdogs when news came out that eleven starters—including the team’s captain and … Continue reading Reflecting on Philadelphia Union’s Heartbreaking Loss to New York in the Conference Final

Bowling Her Way to Victory: A Student-Athlete Spotlight on Emma Marie Manley’s Bowling Career

Picture provided by Mr. Blizzard Olivia Eaton ’24 Beginning her sophomore year of high school, Emma M. Manley has made an incredible impact on the PWHS bowling team. Starting off as a bowler with little experience, Emma has come a long way from her start on the team two years ago. Now a varsity player, Emma continues to be a pillar of her team and … Continue reading Bowling Her Way to Victory: A Student-Athlete Spotlight on Emma Marie Manley’s Bowling Career

Disney Hits a Bullseye with the Hawkeye Series

Olivia Caruso ’24 This holiday season has been crazy not only because of lots of preparation for the holidays but also due to the release of Spider-Man No Way Home, the Boba Fett series, Sing 2, and much more. But one show in particular has been getting a lot of the attention it deserves: Marvel’s Hawkeye series, which premiered November 24 and is streaming episodes … Continue reading Disney Hits a Bullseye with the Hawkeye Series

Albums in Review: December and January

Liam Myerow ’23 & David Epstein ’23 December / January Album #1: Christmas Party by The Monkees (2018) When I started reviewing albums for this newspaper, I knew Christmas Party by The Monkees would be in the December issue. While I had never listened to it before, I am a big fan of The Monkees’ 1960s work and was excited to finally listen to one … Continue reading Albums in Review: December and January

Innovations of 2021 that Shape our Futures

Picture provided by New York Post Maya Hoffman ’22 One of the positives of 2021 is the multitude of innovations that will change the future of society. Scientists and engineers work to make the impossible a reality. While many groundbreaking innovations may not be affecting our lives today, they may become a normal part of society within a few years. Imagine reading this article on … Continue reading Innovations of 2021 that Shape our Futures