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Meet the Court 2014

Meet the Court 2014

October 6, 2014


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The 2014 homecoming court consists of seniors Joe Caputo, Paul Kim, Grant Von der Lippe, Erich Ceisel, Drew Fischer, Calvin Tran, Sara Magnuson, Olivia Menzia, Mili Pandya, Marissa Allen, Elizabeth Niersbach, and Carolyn Niersbach. Here are profiles of each court candidate. The Boys Activitie...

Orange Crush History

Orange Crush History

Collin Mallers

September 29, 2014


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Orange Crush has been one of the most memorable experiences that Hersey has to offer. Yet, there was a time when Orange Crush did not exist. It all started eight years ago when Mr. Murphy (now a teacher at Elk Grove) asked Martin Diaz (graduated) to dress up in "funny clothes" and dance and cheer in...

Sophomores go the distance with long-term relationship

Sophomores go the distance with long-term relationship

Danielle Eriksson

September 15, 2014


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It's significant to see a couple that lasts a long time in high school. Teens are young and not sure of what they want, which explains the quick breakups in high school. Considering this, seeing a couple that has stuck together for quite some time shows a deep compassion they must have for each other....

School enjoys hot new things

August 26, 2014


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New Faces: Noticeably, the biggest change coming into the school year: our senior hallway turning into a freshman hangout. About 25 percent of the school is gone and replaced with a whole new grade filled with "Wait, so we don't have a pool?" Not only will a new variety of students fill JHHS's...

Prom goers enjoy memories “written in the stars”

June 6, 2014


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The event that upperclassmen fantasize over the whole year has passed. This night of pictures, dancing, after parties, and more pictures took place at Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont. Many seniors and juniors attended prom celebrating the end of the school year, and for seniors, celebrating...

Pre-prom rituals make evening worthwhile

Ellen Bakal

June 5, 2014


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The event that upperclassmen fantasize over the whole year has passed. This night of pictures, dancing, after parties, and more pictures took place at Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont. Seniors and juniors attended prom celebrating the end of the school year, and for seniors, celebrating their finish to high ...

Students can be productively occupied over summer

Colette Tangney

June 5, 2014


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After the final school bell rings, the only thing students have on their mind is doing the opposite of work. This is fully understandable as they just have just gotten through yet another year of the wild ride of high school. However, staying up until dawn, being in a party mindset 24/7, and moping...

Studying doesn’t stop after finals

Julia Hapanowicz

June 5, 2014


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After ending another year of countless tests, quizzes and hours of homework, the last thing on students’ minds is to continue more work over summer vacation. While a three month break of school is a much-awaited rest, learning does not have to pause after turning in the last final. Reviewing materia...

Textbooks returned in bad conditions

Zoe Strozewski

June 5, 2014


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The beginning of summer means that students are running out of time to turn in library books and textbooks that they used throughout the year. In  years past, the library and English departments have been flooded with late returns and charged fees for damaged or lost books. This year, while there...

Senior awards motivate students

Emily Dattilo

June 4, 2014


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Most students don't get too excited for the end of the year assemblies as they usually equal a couple hours of sitting in the bleachers, listening to award after award being handed out to the seniors. Depending on the age level, students have conflicting opinions about these infamous assemblies. The...

Summer amusement parks

Nate Horne

June 4, 2014


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 The thrill of plummeting towards a massive loop, spending hours in the sun with your friends, and spending  money by playing games and purchasing delicious food are just a few of the many available options at amusement parks. An obvious luxury available to students is the convenience of Six Flags being so close. Jun...

Underclassmen at prom becoming a problem

Nate Horne

May 20, 2014


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Prom is a night that creates memories that will last forever, an event that excites many, a final farewell to the seniors, and is it being ruined by the underclassmen? Each year, more and more underclassmen attend prom as it's becoming a norm for dates to be sophomores, and in rare cases, freshmen. Although...

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