Paul VI Girls Basketball Ends Season on High Note

Sanaa Phinizy Staff reporter The competitive WCAC championship game featured the Lady Panthers of PVI and the fierce Cadets of St. John High School in Washington, D.C. The game was played at American University’s Bender Arena. The Panthers advanced to the final game by the skin of their teeth after an unbelievable buzzer-beater shot by…

PVI Hockey: A Team with No Barriers

Erin McLaughlin Co-Editor With the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang just completed, much of the world’s focus has been on one sport: ice hockey. For the first time on the Olympic ice, there was a fully united North and South Korean women’s hockey team. This show of unity and camaraderie might just be what the world…

Saturday Make-Up Tests: Yay or Nay?

Bethany Gledhill Staff reporter At the outset of the 2017-18 school year, PVI instituted a new policy for make-up tests. Students who miss school on days when they have tests scheduled must make up those tests on Saturdays. This is a departure from the former policy, where students would make up tests during scheduled school…

Reach’s Carnation Sale Brightens Cold Winter Days

Augusto Uriona Staff reporter Last month, Reach, a PVI club aimed at making all students feel welcome, held their annual Carnation Sale. Reach was inspired by the Rachel Challenge and is run by Dr. Mary Sullivan-Haller. It is student run and many members enjoy being involved in the various school activities that are hosted by Reach.…

PVI Varsity Wrestling Gains a Win against Gonzaga

Aidan Pollard Staff Reporter The Paul VI Varsity Wrestling team beat the Gonzaga team during a match on Thursday, January 25 to get another win. They beat Gonzaga by 30 points, with a final score of 51-21. Gonzaga is a major rival to PVI, especially on the wrestling mat. The Varsity Wrestling team’s coach, Mr. Mike…

Catholic Schools Week Concludes with Spirited Pep Rally

Caitlin Hollen Staff Reporter The Panthers showed off their school pride for Catholic Schools Week at an exciting pep rally! All grades got to dress in their class colors: freshman wearing all black, sophomores in blue, juniors in green, and seniors in red. The pep rally started with a short game of floor hockey. Since…

Blood for a Cause

Ava Burkhat Staff Reporter On October 25th, PVI teachers and students participated in a Blood Drive to help those affected by cancer and other diseases, accidents, and tragedies like the shooting in Las Vegas. The event was run by Brent Kiefer (Class of 2020), who worked with Mrs. Krolicki and his friends to bring everything…

A Tale of Russian Intrigue Takes the Stage at Paul VI

Caitlin Hollen Staff Reporter The theater program has been hard at work building sets, making costumes, setting up lights, and, of course, acting to bring you this year’s fall play – Anastasia. Anastasia is set after Tsar Nicholas II and his family was murdered during the Russian revolution; however, it is rumored that the youngest daughter,…