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Parking lot drives students mad

Kristina Tajiri and Katherine Wiemold

January 22, 2016


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The beginning of the year brought a lot of confusion to drivers here. "A lot of spaces this year we're seem to have changed to teachers' parking spaces so there are a lot less," junior Claudia Jreisat said. After the confusion was brought to attention of staff in charge of the parking lot, the paint...

HTV introduces new monthly segment

Cassidy Schmidt

January 14, 2016


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The media tech class has stepped up its production by making videos about interesting things to do outside of school and in the community. This has been introduced in a segment called HTV monthly in which students can see what else the class does outside of morning announcements. "People should wa...

Lance Corporal Cody Evans visits students

Lance Corporal Cody Evans visits students

Kayleigh Padar and Jennifer Lechowski

December 18, 2015


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Today, Lance Corporal Cody Evans arrived at Hersey to meet students, receive his donations, and share his wisdom and advice. Throughout the day, Evans explored the school and visited classrooms to thank students for everything they have done to help contribute to the goal of building him a house. First,...

‘Huskies, Be Nice’ campaign offers recognition

Kelly McCarthy

December 13, 2015


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The 'Huskies Be Nice' campaign was launched at the fall honors assembly on Tuesday, Nov. 24. This campaign was introduced by several members of the student council in order to promote acts of kindness and recognize those students and faculty members who have continuously set a good example for others. Some...

Students collect thousands of cans for community food drive

Students collect thousands of cans for community food drive

Kayleigh Padar

November 20, 2015


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The food drive has been a tradition in our community for 46 years. This year, students, staff, and community members have come together in teams based on second hour classes to gather a total of 44,129 cans through out the month of November. "I think this helps out our community and I love seeing...

Terror in Paris

Lexi Wachal, Indepth Editor

November 14, 2015


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Friday the 13th became more than a superstitious omen last night. Friday night in France, in locations all over the city, brutal and inhumane terror attacks overtook Paris. As of Saturday morning, the death toll climbs over 120, with close to a hundred in critical condition, and numerous more were left...

Disney changes demographic

November 13, 2015


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    Disney World is considered a dreamland for any child, but as that child grows perceptions about the parks change. In 2014, 132.5 million people, young and old, attended Walt Disney World attractions, but what adults enjoyed was not always the same as what the kids were loo...

Harper Community College offers free education

Jennifer Lechowski

November 6, 2015


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Beginning this year, Harper Community College offers a program called the Promise Scholarship. This program provides students with the opportunity to earn up to two years of college tuition for free. This scholarship is offered to every student in Harper College's districts, which include 211, 214, and...

Supermoon sparks interest

Danielle Eriksson

October 15, 2015


Filed under Did you know?, News

Around 7:30. p.m on September 28th Twitter started to blow up with excitement over the color and size of the moon. During this time, a supermoon (full moon) total lunar eclipse was starting. Observers were especially anxious to get a glimpse of the moon since the last time a total lunar eclipse has happened...

Gay marriage continues to be debated

Kayleigh Padar, News Editor

September 20, 2015


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Since June 26, gay marriage has been legal in every state in the U.S. While hundreds of thousands of Americans reacted positively by using #LoveWins to show support, changing their facebook icons to the rainbow, and actually going to government buildings to finally recieve their marriage certificates. ...

Presidential candidates commence campaigning

August 31, 2015


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The 2016 Presidential Campaign may be over a year away, but the candidates are already going full speed ahead with their campaigns. With over twenty confirmed candidates from both political parties (as well as independent candidates) the race has already begun. While there are plenty of candidates there...

Students manage allergies at school

August 27, 2015


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When students and staff walk into school they are greeted with a few friendly reminders on the doors of the building: no guns and no latex. This "no latex policy" (new as of last year) has been introduced in the wake of severe allergies that students have towards the product. Latex, while a major allergy,...

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