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  • Homecoming 2017

    Homecoming 2017

    Jackson Winters, Staff Writer

    February 28, 2017

    Homecoming at Poplar Bluff means three things: homecoming court, pep rallies, and sports. The homecoming court at PBHS is always an excellent opportunity for students to get involved in school activities, and there is no better way to do that than letting students vote in their own queen. Mr. Davi...

  • Mr. McDaniel Takes the Spotlight

    Mr. McDaniel Takes the Spotlight

    Jackson Winters, Staff Writer

    January 11, 2017

    As a student, it is sometimes hard to understand the connection between teacher and student. The attachment of a Mr or Ms to the front of each of our names is something unprecedented to us as students, but the aspect of “freshman” teachers helps us understand this idea. Mr. McDaniel, a first year...

  • Senior Spotlight: Morgan McAtee

    Senior Spotlight: Morgan McAtee

    Tori Travers, Writer

    January 11, 2017

    Senior Morgan McAtee has been swimming since she was just six years old, and she has been making notable memories in the sport ever since. “My favorite memory of swim has to be all of the trips to big meets that Coach Lewis only takes the top swimmers.” Morgan has practiced hard to earn her spot...


The Teacher of the Year: 2016-2017

Jackson Winters, Staff Writer

         It is certain that many people will come into a person’s life, and it is just as certain that only few will stay. Mrs. Fritts, an English teacher in room 505, is the staying kind. An alumni of Arkansas State University, she has been teaching for thirty-one years. When asked about her time spent as a teacher, all she could talk about were her children. The memories made as a teacher will always ...

March 24

New Leadership

Megan Kirby, Co-editor

The first year at the new PBHS campus is almost over, and summer is just around the corner.  The 2017-2018 school year will bring changes, with seniors leaving as well as teachers and school administrators. Mr. Kiehne will be leaving our district and Mr. Owen will be taking his place as Head Principal. Mr. Owen, the current Freshmen Principal, is excited for this opportunity to continue to improve our school.    ...

March 22

Mr. Kiehne Leaves PBHS

Megan Thomas

     I am sad to report that Mr. Kiehne, our principal of six years, will be leaving PBHS. In his time here we have added the advisory hour, given each student access to the MacBooks for better learning, and began Capturing Kids Hearts. The greatest part of Kiehne’s time at PBHS has been the steady improvement of student graduation rate and EOC testing scores. His experience here put down to one word was “ch...

February 16

Robotics Club

Jackson Winters, Staff Writer

       Colin Angle, one of the founders of the company iRobot once said: “People are fascinated by robots because they’re machines that can mimic life.” The robotics team seems to be just that. In a room with countertops that are overflowing with scattered tools and pieces, they are truly embodying the idea that Colin Angle proposed. As a team, they work together each year to create their own fully functioning, e...

December 9

Election Reflections: 2016

Jackson Winters, Staff Writer

As another election comes to a close, it is time for each party to reflect upon the past year and how it will affect them moving forward. This is a difficult task not just for congressmen and women, but average Americans as well.   For Republicans, things are looking up. They currently have control of the house, senate, and presidency. This means they will have an easier time passing their legislation and ...

November 28

A.P. Gov: The Significant Skype Summary

A.P. Gov: The Significant Skype Summary

Tori Travers, Writer, photographer, interviewer

Seniors in Mr. Davis’ A.P. Government class got a treat on Thursday, November 17th when they got the chance to Skype with national political reporter, often featured on CNN, Rebecca Berg. Mitch Davis previously met Ber...

November 21

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Mules Baseball Ready to Bounce Back

Reagan Myers, Staff Writer

As winter turns to spring, hope springs anew for the Poplar Bluff Mules baseball team. They have recently begun practicing and will open the season this Friday. Head Coach Steve Edwards is optimistic about the prospects of...

March 14

Indians Shoo Mules; Deny Them of First District Title Since 2009

Noah Daves, Staff Writer

In an act of heroics, Jackson junior Gavin Harris sank a game-tying 3-pointer with mere seconds left on the clock, as the Jackson Indians would shoo the Poplar Bluff Mules away in overtime for their fifth-straight District ...

March 13

Mules Fall Lame; Lose to Notre Dame in Homecoming Game

Noah Daves, Staff Writer

It didn’t take long to see that the bigger, short-handed Mules wouldn’t be able to keep up with a smaller, fully-staffed Notre Dame Bulldogs team, falling lame quickly. The Mules, who were left to fend without their...

February 22

Just Keep Swimming

Megan Kirby, Co-editor

       “If you think your sport is hard, try doing it while holding your breath.”  This year’s swim and dive team has had a fantastic season so far and has represented our school wonderfully. PB Swim team has ...

January 24

Mules Take 4th Place at 30th Annual PB ShowDown

Noah Daves, Staff Writer

In their first meeting since 2005, the short-handed Poplar Bluff Mules fell 85-60 to the Vashon Wolverines in the 3rd place game of the 30th annual Poplar Bluff Showdown. Willie Lucas tallied 20 points, 8 rebounds, and 1 ...

January 20

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Reynold's Reels

Lego Batman Review

Tyler Reynolds

Ever since it first appeared on the market, the Lego brand has taken the world by storm with toys, video games, and in the past few years, TV shows and movies. The Lego Mov...

March 24

Split Review

Tyler Reynolds

Night Shyamalan is an odd director. Starting his career, making hits like The Sixth Sense and Signs, he would later go on to direct some not so desirable movies. Avat...

February 2

Rogue One Review

Tyler Reynolds

Not so long ago, in a galaxy right here…Rogue One: A Star Wars Story finally released in theaters. This being the first of many spin-offs planned by Disney, expectation...

January 11

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Review

Tyler Reynolds

    Depending on where you go, a prequel to Harry Potter was either the best thing ever or completely unnecessary. Many people wondered whether or not this fil...

December 9

Doctor Strange Review

          Dr. Steven Strange was a nationally renowned neurosurgeon with an ego that can only be compared to Tony Stark. After a car crash, his hands are left in a ...

November 11

Magnificent Seven Review

October 27

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  • New Leadership

    The first year at the new PBHS campus is almost over, and summer is just around the corner.  The 2017-2018 school year will bring changes, with senio...

  • Homecoming 2017

    Homecoming 2017

  • Mr. Snowman

           The 11th annual Mr. Snowman was a success, with hilarious skits and great dance moves. Every year representatives from different clubs or s...

  • Mr. Kiehne Leaves PBHS

         I am sad to report that Mr. Kiehne, our principal of six years, will be leaving PBHS. In his time here we have added the advisory hour, giv...

  • Art Club

    Art Club is a club here at our school run by Mrs. Daniels. The club was started about three years ago by Mrs. Rose and Mrs. Daniels. The club is a ver...

  • Giving Closet

        The Giving Closet is a closet that is for students who may be in need of some things.Not only in need of clothes, but other things such...

  • Study Tips From Mrs. Fox

    Mrs. Fox, like every teacher, wants you to study and be prepared for the many test throughout the year. There are the regular study tips: prepare befo...

  • Room 500

    Trying to find classes that you enjoy at PBHS can be a hard task. Finding classes that relate to your future major and career path produces the same d...

  • My Time with The Bluffer

    My time with The Bluffer was well spent. I met many new people, and I have a wonderful time working with all of the classmates inside the classroom.To...

  • Holiday Spirit Week at PBHS!

    It’s holiday spirit week at PBHS! Each day this week the Mules dressed up in Christmas theme to liven up the halls before break. Monday we wore our ...

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