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Parentheses Books kickstarter is open until Wednesday, Nov. 23. I started considering the idea during the pandemic and just kept taking steps forward to make it happen,” Friss said.

Local Friss works to create independent indie bookstore in heart of downtown Harrisonburg

Clare Kirwan, Yearbook Managing Editor November 21, 2022

“Often it's the best stuff that's in parentheses. The honest stuff, the funny stuff. The little bits that make the text more interesting and engaging. Parentheses are the literary equivalent of a hug....

Sophomore Isabella Baker runs down the tunnel of football players and cheerleaders to play in the tournament. Unified basketball played against Turner Ashby, Spotswood and East Rockingham high schools Oct. 20.

Unified basketball closes divide between special education program, basketball team

Riley Thompson , Print Editor in Chief November 11, 2022

It's that time of year again when the basketball court represents unity. HHS has had a unified basketball team for about five years now. Special education teachers Allie Wells and Haylee Watson are the...

Women have been at the forefront of the biggest womens rights movement Iran has ever seen. After the death of Masha Amini, who is said to be killed by mortality police for the incorrect wearing of her hijab, Iranians have taken to the streets. Women have cut their hair and removed hijabs in solidarity with Amini, violent protests continue in the Iranian fight to end the regime.

Protests rage on in Iran, Kaussler sisters experience emotional turmoil

Clare Kirwan, Yearbook Managing Editor November 8, 2022

‘Women. Life. Freedom.’ This chant is heard from corner to corner of the Islamic Republic of Iran after 22 year-old Masha Amini was beaten to death for not wearing her hijab correctly. Iranian officials...

Teacher assistant Evelyn Cruz (top left), her brother Ricardo Cruz (top right), her father Angel Cruz (bottom left) and her mom Millie Cruz (bottom right) take a picture together while in Puerto Rico.

Hurricane Fiona hits Puerto Rico hard, impacts felt in Harrisonburg

Clare Kirwan, Yearbook Managing Editor November 8, 2022

A hard worker who never gives up. Someone who loves to smile, party and help people. A rich culture filled with African, Indian and Spanish ancestors. Stunning beaches, mountains and a national rainforest....

Josh Sundquist and Logan Marmino pose together. “All of my cast members and even the crew members, everybody was amazing. It definitely made the experience of being on set a lot more enjoyable and much better, especially since it was my first time,” Marmino said.

Alumnus Josh Sundquist reflects on experience writing, filming “Best Foot Forward,” passion stemmed from school newspaper position

Kasey Thompson, Yearbook Editor in Chief November 4, 2022

Imagine getting to watch your childhood play out on a screen, to witness your core memories from a new perspective. Alumnus, author and paralympic athlete Josh Sundquist got this opportunity. His life,...

English and debate teacher Danae Delozier talks to a student during the after school debate team meeting.

Delozier takes over debate, works to fill Cosner’s shoes

Kasey Thompson, Yearbook Editor in Chief November 3, 2022

When former teacher Aaron Cosner was offered the job of principal and debate coach at Redeemer Classical School in Keezletown, Virginia, English teacher Danae Delozier took over Cosner’s position...

Sophomore Addie McLeod holds a poster in support of the walkout. Students walked out of school and gathered to listen to speeches given by their peers November 1.

Students plan walkout in protest of lawsuit filed against HCPS

Silas Spears, Online Editor in Chief November 2, 2022

Six adults, Deborah Figliola, Kristine Marsh, Timothy and Laura Nelson, and John and Nicole Stephen are suing Harrisonburg City Public Schools (HCPS) over a school district policy that allows for teachers...

Emma Loflin and her mom, Kristen Loflin, on the way to the first competition of the marching band season.

Loflin adjusts to new high school routine

Elsie Corriston, Staff Reporter October 20, 2022

Freshman Emma Loflin is new to the high school scene this year. Formerly, she attended Smithland Elementary School and Skyline Middle School where she was a part of the Dual Language program. She has found...

Boys cross-country coach Stanley Peyton talks to the seniors on the team at a cross-country meet held September 21 at Grottoes Town Park.

World qualifying runner brings personal experiences to coaching cross-country

Adrian Kavazovic, Print Managing Editor October 7, 2022

Since middle school, boys cross-country coach Stanley Peyton has seen running in his future. Ranging from sprinting to long-distance running, Peyton’s done it all.  “I first started running [at]...

Junior Lena Blagg and freshman Micah Blagg pose for a picture with children in the Guatemalan village they stayed in.

Blagg takes mission trip to Guatemala, learns culture

Clare Kirwan, Yearbook Managing Editor October 6, 2022

What do you know about Guatemala? That it’s located in Central America? That’s it’s colorful, full of green mountains with maize grown on the side? Maybe you know about the Mayan culture and have...

The varsity football team represents 21 countries this year.

Varsity football team represents 21 countries

Clare Kirwan, Yearbook Managing Editor October 6, 2022

The National Football League (NFL) allowed its first Black player, Fritz Pollard, to sign a contract to play for the Indians in 1920. After his five years of play, the NFL made a rule prohibiting the signing...

Senior Yeilianiz Gonzalez and her now husband share an intimate moment on their wedding day this July.

Wilder walks Gonzalez down aisle, Cedeno recounts day

Clare Kirwan, Yearbook Managing Editor October 5, 2022

“I’m getting married in July.” “That’s wonderful.” “Will you give me away?” “Yes. Where? When? What? Do you need me to do the rehearsal, what do I need to do?” This...

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