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The Correspondent honors editor-in-chief through Flower Power

The Correspondent honors editor-in-chief through Flower Power

Katherine Wiemold

May 24, 2016


Filed under Carousel, Features, Slideshow of All Attached Images

Last Sunday the Correspondent conducted its annual flower sale in honor of former editor-in-chief Shea Anderluh.  Here are some photos taken from the event.   ...

Feature Friday: Johnny Picchiotti finds joy in antiquing

Nate Horne, Ed Board

May 20, 2016


Filed under Feature Friday

For most high school students, extra-curricular activities remain in the realm of sports, theater, or social events, but for senior Johnny Picchiotti, his passion is completely unique: antiquing. "I really became interested in antiquing about 5 years ago after watching American Pickers on the History Cha...

The Correspondent unveils the answers to the Hiroshima contest

May 19, 2016


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The results are in for the Correspondent's freshman Hiroshima forum math contest, led by advisor Janet Levin.  Over 30 students got the correct answers to the problem; students Jack Casey, Jonathan Lapid, Anna Linscott, Jake Irwin, Monika Smaga and Mimi Shaefer were selected from these students as the...

Feature Friday: Brett Miller finds success in theatre

May 13, 2016


Filed under Carousel, Feature Friday

 Senior Brett Miller has been participating and earning major roles in the drama program since his freshman year. This past month, he performed in his last show here, Pippin. Miller's acting career started long before he actually walked into our building. "I started acting when I was in like 2nd or ...

Feature Friday: Senior Sophie Shepley goes to DECA National competition

Feature Friday: Senior Sophie Shepley goes to DECA National competition

Kelly McCarthy

April 29, 2016


Filed under Carousel, Feature Friday

Last Saturday, on April 23, senior Sophie Shepley, along with seven other Hersey students, hopped on a bus to go to Nashville for the DECA National competition that took place earlier this week. Shepley and the others qualified for Nationals at the state competition on March 12. "The convention is...

Celeste twirls her way to victory

Celeste twirls her way to victory

Danielle Eriksson

April 22, 2016


Filed under Carousel, Features

Celeste Makara is a gifted twirler who can be found performing in the fall at football games with the Marching Huskies and at halftime during home basketball games. The sophomore started twirling when she was just three years old and currently competes individually and with a private baton team, the...

Security guards make a change

Kayleigh Padar

April 21, 2016


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Security Guards are staff members here that students might often forget, however without their work each day our school would not function as it does now. Security guards do more than block students from leaving early after gym and make sure that no one is wearing hats. "The main thing security guards...

Spanish teacher impacts lives

Gracie Scannell

April 8, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

Hersey high school is filled with talented teachers that are constantly striving to help our students succeed. One of the huge contributing teachers to this cause is Spanish teacher, MIke Ayala. Mr. Ayala has had such an obviously positive influence on his students, and recently he has been recognized...

Feature Friday: Sophomore Mady Cohodes to compete in national debate

Feature Friday: Sophomore Mady Cohodes to compete in national debate

Kayleigh Padar

April 1, 2016


Filed under Carousel, Feature Friday

Sophomore Mady Cohodes has racked up an impressive track record on her route to national congressional debate success.  The debater, who has received various awards in her two year career, will compete in the national tournament of the National Speech and Debate Association. Cohodes is a team captain...

Senior Gabby Scannell powers through the Polo season

Senior Gabby Scannell powers through the Polo season

March 18, 2016


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Senior Gabby Scannell has been playing water polo for two years, on both a team outside of school and the school team. She's also been on the swim team for four years. Her favorite part about being on the water polo team is her friendship with her teammates. "I love the camaraderie. We all get along re...

Feature Friday: Junior Emmie Herrmann excels in show choir

Feature Friday: Junior Emmie Herrmann excels in show choir

Kayleigh Padar

March 11, 2016


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Junior Emmie Hermann is the co-president of Ladies' First, our all girl show choir group. It's the beginning of the season, and the group is currently undefeated. She's been in the group since she was a freshman and enjoys it each year. Since she's been in the group for three years, she's witnessed...

Students speak out on profiling

Kayleigh Padar

March 9, 2016


Filed under Features

High school superlatives have always been a underlying theme in movies and our school, but when teachers begin perceiving students solely as these stereotypes, issues can arise. 30% of students say that they have been unfairly profiled by a teacher based on appearance throughout their educational career. "I...

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