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Horoscopes: January 1st-7th

Sydney Cooper, Editor-in-Chief

January 7, 2019

Aries: Aries are known as the leaders of the pack. They prefer to initiate rather than complete. They are independent, have an upbeat personality, and bring excitement into other people’s lives. A disagreement with a friend could turn into a greater argument this week. This won't do anything to incr...

Instant Family – Movie Review

Kenzie Poynter, Staff

December 10, 2018

Paramount Picture’s Instant Family is an instant hit. It is a great movie that will take you on an emotional roller coaster of happiness, sadness, empathy, and love.   With an outstanding cast of Mark Wahlburg (Pete), Rose Byrne (Ellie), Isabela Moner (Lizzy), Gustavo Quiroz (Juan), and Julia...

Horoscopes December 10-14th

Sydney Cooper, Editor-in-Chief

December 10, 2018

Aries: Aries are known as the leaders of the pack. They prefer to initiate rather than complete. They are independent, have an upbeat personality, and bring excitement into other people’s lives. Bring your life back into balance this week. You've probably been so focused on yourself that you've comp...

Dear Evie and Dee: Keeping Secrets

December 10, 2018

Dear Evie and Dee, I'm hiding this secret from my family and I know if I told them that they would never accept me for who I truly am. It's difficult to keep living this lie and I feel guilty for never being honest. I'm not sure how to cope with it.   Sincerely, Lying to My Family &nbs...

The History of Holidays

The History of Holidays

Emrel Woody, Staff

December 7, 2018

With the winter season approaching, many people celebrate holidays that are important to their culture or beliefs. Christmas is a popular holiday celebrated around the world. However, it isn’t the only holiday, and plenty of other celebrations exist with just as much importance.   Chris...

What if it’s Us? by Adam Silvera and Becky Albertalli – A Review

Kaitlyn Kittle, Staff

December 6, 2018

Authors Adam Silvera and Becky Albertalli are pioneers when it comes to writing LGBT+ novels, and their collaboration What If It’s Us? doesn’t break their record. What If It’s Us? is a smart, funny, and beautifully written story about two boys in New York City, Arthur Seuss and Ben Alejo, who can't decide...

Horoscopes December 3rd-7th

Sydney Cooper, Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2018

Aries: Aries are known as the leaders of the pack. They prefer to initiate rather than complete. They are independent, have an upbeat personality, and bring excitement into other people’s lives. This week is going to feel very odd. Some things may go well for you, while others may go very poorly. Yo...

Dear Evie and Dee: Family Issues

December 3, 2018

Dear Evie and Dee,   I'm having issues with life in general. I feel like everything and everyone is against me. My family is causing me issues mainly and I only feel better when I'm out with friends or they are not bothering me.   Sincerely, Alone and Afraid   Dear Alon...

Highxicon- Week 3

Maggie Schroeder, Yearbook Head Editor

November 29, 2018

Here’s the third list of words within the Highland’s Highxicon. If you want to check out where the Highxicon and its words came from, check out the article in the link below. https://hhsjournalism.com/entertainment/2018/11/12/welcoming-the-highxicon-the-sniglets-of-highlands/ Enjoy!   Fictorious (adjective)- a word to describe someone when they answer a question correctly that they truly had no idea o...

Horoscopes: November 26th-30th

Sydney Cooper, Editor-in-Chief

November 26, 2018

Aries: Aries are known as the leaders of the pack. They prefer to initiate rather than complete. They are independent, have an upbeat personality, and bring excitement into other people’s lives. Your scattered energy comes together this week with a powerful force of concentrated attention and effort...

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