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One Cavalier, two Cavalier, red Cavalier, blue Cavalier

One Cavalier, two Cavalier, red Cavalier, blue Cavalier

Colton Mailloux, Staff Writer

January 4, 2017


Filed under Features, January, Showcase

Being in high school comes with a lot of stress; it’s hard to believe that at one time children's lives were stress free and they could explore the works of children's authors: the classics of Dr. Seuss, PD Eastman, and the like allow children to learn and their imaginations to grow. But what are H...

College Christmas wishlist

College Christmas wishlist

Curtis Newton, Managing Editor

December 23, 2016


Filed under December, Features, Showcase

There is just a week before the holidays, and everyone is out preparing for celebrations.   In the midst of this frenzy, college students are returning home after their first semester of the year. For many, this is their first time back since the beginning of school, and they are likely gra...

HBHS foods students spread holiday cheer

HBHS foods students spread holiday cheer

Mario Barassi

December 21, 2016


Filed under December, Features, Showcase

Every year during first semester Foods One class, Mrs. Hancock hosts a Gingerbread House contest. Hancock said she has been hosting the competition for twelve years. Each group consists of 3-4 members who each work diligently  during the entirety of December to create the best house they can. No two...

What are you afraid of?

What are you afraid of?

Connor Harris, Staff Writer

December 9, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

You're alone in an unfamiliar place and suddenly there's a noise. Your heart starts pounding and your brow begins to sweat. As you anxiously look for the source of the noise, you see nothing and begin to feel as though you're being watched, your heart picks up its pace. It's not long before you notice...

Emma Maxwell conducts a study on music therapy

Emma Maxwell conducts a study on music therapy

Megan Gialluca, Features Editor

December 9, 2016


Filed under December, Features, Showcase

“I want to help people,” said Emma Maxwell ’17, a student in Period 6 Senior Quest. Her method? Music therapy. “Instead of using medicine, you use music to cure [psychological] illness.” Music therapy itself is a relatively new recognized form of treatment used mostly for psychological illness...

Mental illness or not, no one should suffer alone

Mental illness or not, no one should suffer alone

Kat Pellerin, Op/Ed Editor

December 8, 2016


Filed under December, Features, Showcase

Many people don’t seem to know sufficient information about mental illnesses to be able to help those suffering around them. This article serves to explain some of the more common illnesses and how to assist someone experiencing an episode (a finite period in which someone is affected by a specified illn...

Nick White brings attention to disability

Nick White brings attention to disability

Megan Gialluca, Features Editor

December 8, 2016


Filed under December, Features, Showcase

According to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), about thirteen percent of all public school students have learning disabilities. For these students, having a learning disability can make school and social life a lot tougher. Enter Nick White ‘17. White is in Period 6 Senior Quest during...

Keep on dreaming

Keep on dreaming

Colin Loftus, Staff Writer

December 7, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

High school is all about preparing for the future. Whether that means attending college, joining the military, or becoming part of the American workforce, most students have a pretty good idea of what they would like to do. Some “dream jobs” are more attainable than others, but there are various w...

He’s with the band: Perry balances science and music

He’s with the band: Perry balances science and music

Nicole Poitras, Co-Editor In Chief

November 30, 2016


Filed under Features, November, Showcase

In Eric Perry’s Physics classes, his students often hear him remark about his “rock ‘n roll days.” But his time of gigs and recording studios are not as far behind him as he may imply. Perry’s love of music has spanned his entire life, and he is looking forward to future opportunities that...

Fact vs. Fantasy: Black Friday

Fact vs. Fantasy: Black Friday

Adriana Radosavljevic, Colton Mailloux, and Max MacLeod

November 25, 2016


Filed under Features, November, Showcase

There are many myths surrounding the origins of Black Friday, an event that involves stores discounting their products to insanely low prices. The beginning of Black Friday have been rumored to be linked to some of America’s darkest times, but these stories are indeed false. Black Friday can actuall...

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