HHS Media

Wilcox finds passion through writing books

Aurora Lindstrom, Staff Reporter

April 18, 2020

Senior Rachael Wilcox has been writing books since her poetry unit in sixth grade. She’s written and published two books entitled "Rain" and "My Lovely CEO." It takes Wilcox about six weeks to write her books.  “I started writing after my poetry unit in sixth grade. At first I o...

Kharel starts own ramen business

Senior Raghav Kharel started his own ramen business. He has been planning on this for years.

Grace Miller, Page Editor

April 18, 2020

After years of contemplation, senior Raghav Kharel made the decision one month ago to finally start the ramen delivery service he’d been thinking about for so long. Raghav’s Ramen, a ramen delivery service that is conducted through Instagram, is a tedious and time consuming process that results ...

Dlovan uses social media challenge to keep up with soccer skills

Senior Dlovan Hassan runs toward the play.

Alyce Kilby-Woodward, Sports Editor

April 17, 2020

The world has come to a halt. Schools have been closed, events have been cancelled and staying inside your home to protect your health and that of others is what many people are doing. What hasn’t come to a halt, however, is the drive athletes have to stay in shape and prepared for the day they can c...

Cheerleading and gymnastics are among Miller’s favorite after school activities

Sophomores Clara Miller and Genesis Martinez smile as they perform.

Riley Thompson, Staff Reporter

April 16, 2020

Sophomore Clara Miller does a sport every season, but her overall favorite is cheerleading.  “Cheer [is my favorite after school activity] because I love the sport and the people involved in it,” Miller said. Although cheer is Miller’s favorite sport, gymnastics has been a really good expe...

Darwish feels anxious about Coronavirus, worries for family

Ariyan Koyee, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2020

COVID-19, also known as coronavirus, is a pandemic spreading rapidly among the globe. COVID-19 is a new strand of Coronavirus that was discovered in 2019. COVID-19 is zoonotic, meaning it is transmitted between humans and animals. It is highly contagious so people can contract the disease by touching infec...

Sneary looks toward her future, a new job

Junior Jayln Sneary poses for a photo in Hawaiian gear.

Lily Fleming, Page Editor

April 14, 2020

As a junior, Jalyn Sneary tries to fill up her load with schoolwork and her job. In school, Sneary is involved with the theater community and Spanish as an elective. “I’ve done theater for all three years I’ve been at the high school. Last year, I did robotics with Geoffrey Estes, and I’ve...

Gingras transitions to teaching online

English teacher Sara Gingras works on lesson planning for her classes.

Maya Waid, Sports Editor in Chief

April 14, 2020

After the cancellation of school for the remainder of the school year, teachers have had to adjust to online instruction. For English teacher Sara Gingras, this has been a relatively smooth transition due to the virtual nature of her class. “To some extent, it hasn't been a huge change for me because I mo...

Napolitano hopes to bring deaf awareness as ASL teacher

American Sign Language teacher Kelsey Napolitano has been teaching for four years and teaches three levels of ASL at HHS.

Toby Corriston, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2020

There are 360 million people in the world who are deaf. That’s 5 percent of the world’s population that can't hear. Sign language is a crucial part in allowing deaf people to communicate. American Sign Language teacher Kelsey Napolitano not only teaches ASL, but she is also deaf herself. This brin...

Hensley settles into principal role, sets goals for future

Melissa Hensley works on her computer during her first week as new principal of HHS in summer 2019.

Holly Bill, Head Editor in Chief

April 12, 2020

At the start of the 2019-2020 school year, Harrisonburg High School saw the addition of many new faces in the hallways, including the new head of school, Melissa Hensley. This past January marked the end of Hensley’s first semester at HHS as principal.  “I’ve really enjoyed getting ...

Corriston adapts to online schooling, prepares for end-of-year showcase

Dance teacher Amber Corriston works with students in her Dance Company class.

Caleb Goss, Visual Content Editor in Chief

April 11, 2020

With online learning in place, teachers have had to learn new ways to assign work to students. With this new learning comes challenges. For dance teacher Amber Corriston, the hardest part about online learning is the lack of connection and communication. “Besides the obvious of not being together...

Ayalla-Gallo protects himself while working at Walmart

The sign for Walmart on 171 Burgess Road in Harrisonburg, Va.

Toluwani Ola, Staff Reporter

April 8, 2020

Since the beginning of the Coronavirus outbreak, Walmart has been a spot for consumers to get the necessities they need during quarantine. Shelves of toilet paper, cleaning supplies and other non-perishable foods are being emptied as fast as they get stocked. There are multiple stages and processes that Walmart and th...

Yoder considers factors regarding her choice for college

Senior Mira Yoder works on a fashion design from her junior year in TSA.

Aurora Lindstrom, Staff Reporter

April 8, 2020

Senior Mira Yoder has applied to two colleges, Goshen College and Eastern Menonnite University. Yoder has been accepted into both. Her top choice currently is to go to Goshen College in Indiana. She was interested in a lot of colleges, but these two she feels would be the best for her.  “I had...

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