HHS Media

Cummings shares healthy recipe

In order to maintain a healthy lifestyle during quarantine, senior Kate Cummings makes a Grilled Kale and Fruit Salad recipe for dinner.

Mariel Joven, Student Life Section Editor, Design Editor

May 3, 2020

HHS alum tests positive for COVID-19, takes precautions to protect others

From left to right, Allen's boyfriend Edward Santiago and her have lived together for the past two years. After testing positive for COVID-19 last month, Allen has taken precautions to protect her son, Lyam Santiago (middle) and her boyfriend while they all have been living under the same roof.

Karleigh Gentry, Page Editor

May 2, 2020

2016 HHS alum Kyra Allen, 22, recently tested positive for the Coronavirus after showing symptoms at Cargill, where she works.  “Monday Apr. 13, I had arrived at work and was not feeling my normal self,” Allen said. “I had chest pains and felt nauseated and that wasn’t normal, [so] I saw...

Community of makers use free time to help healthcare workers by making PPE

Once printed, the completed items are packaged in a ziploc bag to preserve sterility. The bags are then sent to healthcare professionals, including those at RMH.

Niranjan Aradhey, Staff Reporter

April 30, 2020

  The COVID-19 pandemic has taken its toll on 2020. Some will remember it as months of boredom stuck at home while others have taken time to learn new skills or find new hobbies. However, one community of makers have gone the extra step to help out the healthcare workers in the area. This gr...

Miller raises ducks after TikTok inspiration

Sophomore Clara Miller holds her two American Pekin ducks, Kona and Arlo.

Ruby Arndt, Page Editor

April 30, 2020

Sophomore Clara Miller not only has a dog and a cat, but she also has two five week old American Pekin ducks named Kona and Arlo. The name Kona was inspired by Corona, and the name Arlo comes from her dad. While Miller was hesitant at first, she was eventually pushed over the edge to buy them.  ...

Senior Wall

The Senior Wall at HHS. It is featured in front of the library and shows what paths seniors are going.

Oziel Valdez, Online Editor in Chief

April 29, 2020

The Senior Wall at HHS is an annual tradition for seniors. It features the different options seniors are taking after high school, whether that's college or another option like the military. This wall features all of it. However, due to school closing, the wall has not been finished or as featured certain senio...

Horneber spends quality time with siblings through at home teaching

Horneber's siblings do daily school work assigned by their teachers with the help and guidance of Horneber.

Lucia Gabel, Print Managing Editor

April 29, 2020

Being trapped in a house 24 hours a day, seven days a week has led families across the world to find new ways to bond together and new activities to keep themselves busy during quarantine. From learning new viral TikTok dances to taking numerous walks around the neighborhood, all families are trying to find...

Students struggle with quarantine, but understand its importance

Still allowing a maximum of ten customers, Once Upon A Child is open Friday-Sunday with varying hours.

Lily Fleming, Page Editor

April 28, 2020

With a statewide lockdown in place, the government hopes to slow the spread of COVID-19, and while students understand it is for the greater good, the struggle of not being able to see anyone makes it dull. Many students went from seeing their friends on a daily basis to not being allowed to see any...

Hassan impacted from unemployment due to COVID-19

Hassan impacted from unemployment due to COVID-19

Kaley Bond, Staff Reporter

April 23, 2020

From working about 20 hours each week to not working at all, senior Dlovan Hassan has been one of many students who was forced to stop working due to his employer, Horizons Edge Sports Campus, shutting down during this pandemic. “I’ve been unemployed since the week we got out of school. That same week, my se...

HHS Media’s front porch project

(From left to right) Keith Miller, Sofia Samatar and junior Isabel Samatar stand on their porch.

Nico Samatar, Kasey Thompson, and Emma Maddox

April 22, 2020

Since Va. Governor Ralph Northam called for a stay-at-home order, people have been directed to stay at home. Amidst this, HHS Media reporters set out to photograph families on their front porches while maintaining the social distancing guidelines.  

Students at HHS and their nails

Junior Emily Nguyen enjoys different colored nails like this set. She likes to be creative and enjoys the way acrylics make her feel more confident about herself.

Oziel Valdez, Online Editor in Chief

April 20, 2020

Various students at HHS customize their nails in different ways and for different reasons. Read about how students keep up with their nails. 

Doe faces harassment throughout high school

Senior Jane Doe has been sexually harassed throughout her high school career. 
*Name changed to protect identity

Grace Miller, Page Editor

April 20, 2020

To some, it’s easy to confuse outward appearance for who a person is. Based on body image, and blurred generalizations, people find it easy to pass judgment on others. Instead of defining a person based on who they are and what they stand for, people confuse and create slurs for others on the basis o...

Fornadel writes letters to stay in touch

Fornadel wrote a total of 34 letters to friends, often writing about two pages for each person.

Maya Waid, Sports Editor in Chief

April 20, 2020

The global pandemic known as the Coronavirus has caused everyone to be restricted to staying home and social distancing from friends and family. For students who look forward to seeing their friends at school, they have resorted to technology as a way to communicate with people that they cannot see. Instead,...

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