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Featured Teachers: Mr. Pennypacker

Featured Teachers: Mr. Pennypacker

Claire Henderson, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017No Comments

In honor of the dramatic increase in new teachers for the 2017-2018 school year, The Pirate Speaks newspaper has chosen two new teachers to be highlighted as the featured teachers for the month of August. One of those is...

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Sports

“NFL Kneeling Debate”

“NFL Kneeling Debate”

Abby Black, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017No Comments

There has been a massive debate whether kneeling is seen as disrespectful in the NFL lately.  Some people agree that it is purely the player's choice while others deem this offence as unpatriotic and disrespectful. This...

Super 25 Top Star of the Week

Super 25 Top Star of the Week

Sofia Gongora, Staff Writer

October 12, 2017No Comments

Pearl’s own Jake Smithhart (#22) has been voted the Super 25 Top Star for Week 3. He was picked out of ten candidates from around the whole country! Jake has 32, 110 votes out of 69, 103 votes. He was nominated for this...

Friday Night Lights

Friday Night Lights

Sofia Gongora, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017No Comments

Last year was an exciting time for Pearl football as we made it to the state championship, but we came up a little shy. However, everybody is quite confident that we will make it there this year! As the bleachers fill up...

  • PHS Softball September 29, 2017

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News

“Recent Terrorist Attacks”

“Recent Terrorist Attacks”

Angel Helom, Staff Writer

November 9, 2017No Comments

Halloween is a leisure day to celebrate, relax, eat candy, and enjoy the ghosts of the day. Sadly, New York did not receive this opportunity. Devastation filled the air of New York on the 3lst of...

“Las Vegas Shooting”

“Las Vegas Shooting”

Angel Helom, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017No Comments

It started off as a normal night out in Las Vegas. Thousands of people were attending Route 91 Harvest music festival in hopes of having a great time with family and friends. Considering this event...

Solar Eclipse

Solar Eclipse

Sadejah Wells, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017No Comments

On Monday, August 21, 2017, A Solar eclipse will occur. The last Solar eclipse was 40 years ago in 1979. Nasa says that experiencing a total solar eclipse only happens every 375 years. The next solar...

Hurricane Harvey Relief Challenge

Hurricane Harvey Relief Challenge

September 29, 2017

North Korea Threatens U.S.

North Korea Threatens U.S.

September 29, 2017

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“Origins of Thanksgiving”

“Origins of Thanksgiving”

Alexa Garcia-Del Rio, Staff Writer
November 17, 2017

“Thanksgiving Meals”

Angel Helom, Staff Writer
November 17, 2017

“Origins of Halloween”

Sofia Gongora, Staff Writer
November 9, 2017

“The Day of the Dead”

Alexa Garcia-Del Rio, Staff Writer
November 7, 2017

Staff Profile

Angel Helom
Angel Helom

Staff Writer

My name is Angel Helom. I am from Jackson, Mississippi, where I attended Murrah High School. I recently  moved to Pearl, where I now attend Pearl High School. This year I am a Junior in high...

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