The Student News Site of Piscataway High School

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The Student News Site of Piscataway High School

The Chieftain

The Student News Site of Piscataway High School

The Chieftain

The cafeteria looks a little different in hybrid lunch. During lunch, instead of large tables being placed around the room there are now singular desks to maintain social distancing. This was during an active lunch period and the cafeteria is almost empty.
Photo Essay: PHS During the Pandemic
Reva Gujral June 1, 2021

Empty hallways, abandoned classrooms, forlorn cafeterias. No morning announcements through the loudspeakers, no slamming of lockers in between...

The Serenity Show Podcast
The Serenity Show Podcast
What kids can teach adults about enjoying the small things in life
Ainoor Ali June 17, 2021
Podcast: Celebrating Ramadan as a PHS Student
Podcast: Celebrating Ramadan as a PHS Student
Rohma and Raahim discuss the experience Muslim students have while fasting in Ramadan and explore the issues that students may face during this holy month.
Rohma Subhani and Raahim Hashmi June 14, 2021
Photo by Steve Johnson from Pexels
Taking Advantage of Pride Month?
Are businesses using positivity for profit?
Syeda Islam, Writer • June 12, 2021
Podcast: Students and Parents Reflect on Changes in High School
Podcast: Students and Parents Reflect on Changes in High School
Trinity and Makya explore how much learning has changed since your parents went to high school.
Trinity Dunn and Makya Hall June 10, 2021
Piscataway Students Get a Local Chick-Fil-A!
Piscataway Students Get a Local Chick-Fil-A!
Was the wait worth it?
Wallace Lau, Writer • June 6, 2021
Podcast: Do Students Prefer Rotating Days or Semesters?
Podcast: Do Students Prefer Rotating Days or Semesters?
In this podcast, Nick and Wallace explore the pros and cons of both class structures.  Which is the best fit for PHS? 
Nicholas Morgan and Wallace Lau June 5, 2021
Typewriter
A Call for More Academies
Could other fields could benefit from an "academy" treatment?
Nicholas Morgan, Sports Editor • June 5, 2021
A photo of Gina Carano at Comic con in 2015.
Bring Gina Carano Back
Should companies fire employees for expressing controversial views in public?
Naomi Mandar, School-Student Life Editor • June 4, 2021

Upcoming Events

A picture of Mr. Baldassano, the new principal of Piscataway High School.
New Principal at PHS
Vivian Vanvalkenburg, Writer • May 20, 2021
PHS
Students Begin to Return to PHS
Naomi Mandar, School-Student Life Editor • April 26, 2021
The Freshman Seminar embeds certain days into its program to give students time to seek advice from their mentors, take breaks, and work on assignments
Freshman Seminar Program Arrives at PHS
Vivian Vanvalkenburg, Writer • April 18, 2021
Students and Teachers adapt to Virtual Learning
Students and Teachers adapt to Virtual Learning
Rohma Subhani, Writer • May 20, 2021
The Pandemic is Impacting Students Differently
The Pandemic is Impacting Students Differently
Raahim Hashmi, Writer • May 3, 2021
The Positive Impact of Lockdown
The Positive Impact of Lockdown
Yumna Qasim June 11, 2020
Screencapture from Olivia Rodrigo - SOUR photoshoot (Behind The Scenes) Youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1AYTA-dU2k
Olivia Rodrigo's Sweet Debut Album, Sour
Kayla Gonzales, Editor in Chief • June 3, 2021
One of the most famous props from The Office is Micheal Scotts Worlds Best Boss mug, which fans can purchase recreations of, such as the one in the photo.
Photo by Pablo Varela on Unsplash
Modern Sitcoms Need Work
Zoha Khan, Culture Editor • April 19, 2021
Meet the Staff
Sayan Naik
Sayan Naik
Culture Reporter
Wallace Lau
Culture Creator
Joseph Wojtowicz
Joseph Wojtowicz
Sports Reporter