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Oklahoma Regional Food Bank Fights Hunger at School

November 10, 2017

Filed under News

Students at Purcell schools are able to receive food at no cost to them. Purcell High School students who wish to know more about this program should check with the school counselor, Mrs. Tolle. For more on this, see what Victoria, Emma, Kyleigh, and Khia learned from M...

Students and Faculty Collecting Cans for Annual Food Drive

November 9, 2017

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The faculty and students at Purcell High School donate annually a mountain of food that will be distributed in December to people in need. Many people in Oklahoma experience food insecurity. We don't know how many cans have been collected so far, but th...

Veterans Assembly

Hallie E., Reporter

November 9, 2017

Filed under News

There will be an assembly held in the gym at Purcell High School. It is on Friday, which is November 10th, 2017 for representing and acknowledging our strong veterans. The assembly will start at 10:30 a.m. and it will end around...

Olympics fuel PHS food drive

Staff, Staff

November 3, 2017

Filed under News

Students at Purcell High School are collecting food items for the annual canned food drive. The deadline for bringing items is Friday, November 10. Students should bring their donations to their English classes and they will count...

Purcell Bond Issue

Cole S., Reporter

October 31, 2017

Filed under News, Uncategorized

The Bond Issue is a big deal in Purcell. If it is passed, Purcell will receive a new Junior High building, the football field will have renovations, and new band uniforms will be bought along with technology and other general...

Bond Passed

Cole S., Reporter

October 31, 2017

Filed under News

The bond Issue is a big deal in Purcell. It passed, and so Purcell will receive a new junior high building, the football field will have renovations, and new band uniforms will be bought along with technology and other general...

2017 PHS Blood Drive

Sierra L., Reporter

October 31, 2017

Filed under News

This year's blood drive was presented to you by Samantha Resendiz and the Student Council. Sam says that the blood drive went very well and ran very smoothly. She says that this is one of the best blood drives we have ever had....

Dragon’s Take State

Dragon’s Take State

October 27, 2017

HoCo Rock and Roll 2

September 20, 2017

Hoco Rock and Roll

September 20, 2017

HOCO-Spirit Week

Ellie E, Editor

September 18, 2017

Filed under News, Student Life

The Torch staff dressed up in red, white and blue for 'Merica Monday. Tuesday is dress up like a Soccer Mom and BBQ Dad. Wednesday is Stoplight Day. Dress up for your relationship status. Wear red=taken, yellow= it's ...

Donations for Hurricane Harvey

Lizzie D., Reporter

September 1, 2017

Filed under News, Student Life

Congratulations PHS students and faculty! We have raised $280.44 in just one hour! Thank you for your donations to this cause! It will help families in need. Americans coming together is what we love to see. Make sure everyone wea...

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