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Senior Wills

Senior Wills

June 6, 2020

Senior wills is an annual tradition for each graduating class. Seniors can write wills dedicating memories and objects to their classmates, teachers and others. Read below the senior wills of some seniors, as well as their experiences during high school and more. In addition to that, you can take an...

Senior Baby Photos

Donnie Casey

June 3, 2020

Fields uses quarantine to practice piano

Sophomore Dominic Feilds spends his time playing the piano.

Dany T Medhin, Editor

May 30, 2020

After a class at school peaked his interest, sophomore Dominic Fields has been playing piano.  “I started playing piano about six months ago. I took a class and then started practicing on my own. I started playing piano because I thought it was really interesting and I don’t know a lot o...

Macauley worries for healthcare working parent

Junior Alex Macaluey's father previously worked in seperate countries assisting refugees. This picture was taken while he was in Angola, Africa.

Sid Tandel, Editor

May 29, 2020

With the current pandemic COVID-19, junior Alex Macauley’s father has had to put in overtime hours. Macauley’s father works at RMH hospital assisting patients with psychiatric concerns.  “I’m not sure what the official term for his job is, but he’s a psychiatric consultant who helps peo...

Fine Arts Academy holds virtual showcase

Alyce Kilby-Woodward, Sports Editor

May 28, 2020

A typical HHS Fine Arts Showcase would be held in the auditorium with a live audience admiring every movement on stage. Unfortunately, this year, the final showcase was live streamed online instead of being in-person due to the circumstances of the pandemic.  “While it is sad to see 4 years of academy...

Gusler plans to take gap year after graduating

“I am still planning to travel during my gap year, hopefully the virus won’t affect my plans too much. Everything is on track but that obviously could change very easily,” Gusler said. “The pandemic hasn’t affected my plans yet, but I kind of expect that it will eventually. As of right now I am planning on leaving in late August or early September, but that may be moved back depending on everything.

Alyce Kilby-Woodward, Sports Editor

May 28, 2020

Before Coronavirus struck the nation, senior Lily Gusler had been planning to take a gap year after her senior year to travel. It is difficult to predict the ability to travel to other countries when Gusler plans to go, but she is still hopeful.  “I am still planning to travel during my gap year, hopefully t...

A collection of photos and screenshots documenting the virtual months in isolation

First 'issue' of my life in quarantine. A collection of photos documenting the past two months in quarantine.

Caleb Goss, Editor

May 27, 2020

When quarantine started, I expected it to only last two weeks, then life would continue. I’d be back at school ready to finish the fourth quarter and become a senior. Little did I know, at the time, that I was very, very wrong. Over the course of the following weeks, I came across a blogger named C...

Students explore new artistic hobbies in quarantine

A piece that freshman Linnea Siderhurst has created during quarantine.

Lily Fleming, Page Editor

May 26, 2020

While in quarantine, seeing friends, going to the mall and playing sports with others is not an option, so students are finding new ways to occupy their time. Trying and learning new things is making isolation a lot more bearable for many, including sophomore Zoelle Bleazard “Before all of this...

Seefried starts Twitch streaming during quarantine

Senior Jacob Seefried streams League of Legends duo queue ranked with junior Alex Macauley.

Sid Tandel, Editor

May 21, 2020

To account for lost time spent with friends during the absence of school, senior Jacob Seefried has started streaming on Twitch with other students at HHS. Through streaming, Seefried has continued his friendships outside of school through video games. “I started streaming during quarantine bec...

Freshmen reflect on school closure

Freshman Palmer Hall stands at the top of the staircase after riding up Campbell Street in Harrisonburg on his bike.

Kasey Thompson, Staff Reporter

May 19, 2020

COVID-19 has taken something from everyone. Freshman Palmer Hall believes the pandemic will affect his sophomore year in a negative way.  “I think missing [the end] of my freshman year will affect next year because we will miss a lot that we should have learned at the end of the year. We migh...

Khoshnaw adapts to online learning

Everyone learns differently. Some people can't do online learning because they are so used to teachers teaching. A lot of students don’t know how to teach themselves. “Online is easy and hard. Some parts of it are easy, but some of it isn't because I don’t like to teach myself the material,” Khoshnaw said. 

Assma Ali

May 11, 2020

Senior Prusha Khoshnaw  is in the Blue Ridge Scholars program. She is working on her associate degree. The coronavirus has impacted everyone in the world. With the coronavirus all the schools and universities have moved their learning online. Just like Blue Ridge Community College.  “...

Gotay continues working, emphasizes staying home

Gotay is required to wear protective equipment like a mask and gloves while working with the residents at Bridgewater Retirement Community.

Riley Thompson, Staff Reporter

May 11, 2020

Junior Nissi Gotay works at Bridgewater Retirement home as a Certified Nurse Assistant, and despite the coronavirus pandemic, she is still regularly working. Working now is much different than working there regularly due to the amount of precautions they have to take in order to keep the residents hea...

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