HHS Media

Hand sanitizing stations are set up throughout schools to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Mackail oversees COVID-19 regulations in city schools
Lucia Gabel, Print Managing Editor • October 8, 2020

As the 2020 school year came to an end, Chief Operating Officer of Harrisonburg City Public Schools Craig Mackail was, as usual, focused on keeping students safe, from their bus rides in the morning to...

Assistant principal Heath Johnston in his new office at the high school.
New assistant principal Johnston finds upside to COVID-19
Olivia Hammond, Staff Reporter • October 6, 2020
Assistant distance coach and ELL teacher Abigail Shelly oversees the Oct. 14 preseason distance practice. Shelly coordinates and coaches the runners through the strength and circuit workouts during the practices.
Shelly joins community as ELL teacher and distance coach
Holly Bill, Head Editor in Chief • October 19, 2020

If one encountered new English-language learners (ELL) teacher and distance coach Abigail Shelly during her first months in Harrisonburg, they likely would have noticed a “yes ma’am” or a “no...

Junior Dara Martin (left) poses for a picture at the beach with friend Anna Tieszen. “[My summer] was still good [in spite of the pandemic]. We were able to go on a couple vacations safely, so it didn’t feel different for the most part,” Martin said.
Martin looks to pursue dog training
Sophie Sallah, Copy Editor in Chief • September 21, 2020
Athletic director Brandon Burley oversees all sports for Harrisonburg High School.
Burley adjusts to overseeing sports during pandemic
Jonah Lee, Staff Reporter • October 21, 2020

Harrisonburg High School athletic director Brandon Burley deals with many different aspects of planning and carrying out HHS sports. Now, with COVID-19 playing a major factor in the decisions made regarding...

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‘Teenager Therapy’ podcast relates to high schoolers
Lucia Gabel, Print Managing Editor • September 28, 2020

Being at home all day in quarantine took its toll on everyone in a different way. I don’t know about everyone else, but sitting at home made me overcomplicate things that were really quite simple. I spent hours wondering “why hasn’t he texted me back?” or “is she mad at me?” or “am I ever gonna see my friends again?” My only distraction being my mom asking me to go for a walk for the...

Onward Blue Streak Band
Lucia Gabel, Print Managing Editor • October 21, 2020

A message from the Blue Streak Band: The Harrisonburg High School Blue Streak Band has been hard at work during these unusual times working to maintain their standard of excellence, build their community and to be stronger together!  Enjoy our first video of the 2020-2021 school year.....ONWARD BLUE STREAK BAND! 

Chicken and Little
Chicken and Little
October 5, 2020
Onward Blue Streak Band
Lucia Gabel, Print Managing Editor • October 21, 2020
Senior Wills
Senior Wills
June 6, 2020
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