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The student news site of Powell (Wyo.) High School

The Prowl

The student news site of Powell (Wyo.) High School

The Prowl

Melissa Merritt

Melissa Merritt, Prowl Reporter

Melissa Merritt is a PHS sophomore who loves life, but you usually can’t tell because she doesn’t show emotion. She spends way too much time developing her useless talents, such as uni-cycling, juggling, and playing the accordion. During after school hours, you will find her at cross country or track practice, whining about the workout, goofing-off, or trying to do anything but run. The art of complaining comes naturally to Melissa, which comes in handy when she’s faced with anything that requires any effort.

Her quiet demeanor doesn’t leave a lot of room for her personality to shine through, but once you get to know her, you’ll probably wish you wouldn’t have. The stark difference between the way she acts at school and outside of school can be quite jarring if you’re not prepared for it. At home she is constantly dancing, obnoxiously singing, or laughing at her own jokes. She has a knack for rambling off lines from movies or sketch comedy, but it’s usually out of context so no one really understands. Despite the fact that she firmly believes that boys have cooties, she loves cheesy holiday chick flicks.

“If you need someone to tell you that you should be better without actually telling you, just look at her face.” sophomore Nyah Johnson said. 

All content by Melissa Merritt
Senior Aubree Fisher works with her group.

BUBBLE GUPPIES IRL

Melissa Merritt, Prowl Reporter
April 11, 2024
Mr. Myers proudly displays the layer of dust covering his unharmed stapler.

STAPLER SNATCHING SPREE

Melissa Merritt, Prowl Reporter
March 18, 2024
Korbyn Warren ran his fastest time of the season at the home meet in October.

KEEPING UP WITH KORBYN

Melissa Merritt, Prowl Reporter
February 13, 2024
Weston Thompson proudly poses with his work-in-progress go-kart that he brought to school to work on.

ECLECTIC AVOCATIONS

Melissa Merritt, Prowl Reporter
January 29, 2024
The PHS cheer team enjoys their Christmas party earlier this month.

CONNECTING OFF THE COURT

Melissa Merritt, Prowl Reporter
December 21, 2023
Sophomore Kate Williams checks out her family tree.

FROM PAST TO PRESENT

Melissa Merritt, Prowl Reporter
December 11, 2023
Sisters Lucy and Naomi Whipple are one of the many sibling pairs at PHS.

SIBLINGS IN THE SCHOOL

Melissa Merritt, Prowl Reporter
November 10, 2023
Emma Moore prepares for a sold out crowd at the Eccles Theater in Salt Lake City. Photo courtesy of Emma Moore.

WHEN I GROW UP…

Melissa Merritt, Prowl Reporter
October 20, 2023
Pictured above are a few of the Stanleys from Hali Hancock’s collection.

BATTLE OF THE BOTTLES

Melissa Merritt, Prowl Reporter
September 27, 2023
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