HHS Media

The building site for HHS2 is located between South Main Street and Interstate 81.

Proposed city budget excludes HHS2 funding due to pandemic economic impacts

Holly Bill, Head Editor in Chief April 16, 2021

After halting the construction of HHS2 at the start of the coronavirus pandemic, the Harrisonburg City Council and School Board set a goal to resume the building of Harrisonburg’s second high school...

(Photo taken October 2019) Skyline Middle School students walk around the track on Walking Wednesday prior to their first class of the day. All Skyline Middle students will have the opportunity to return to in-person learning April 26.

K-8 HCPS students will return to in-person instruction April 26

Holly Bill, Head Editor in Chief April 1, 2021

March 23, the Harrisonburg City Public Schools (HCPS) School Board approved the next phase of the return to in-person schooling plan. All elementary and middle school students will be sent back to school....

In the virtual tour video, SCA members show interested students the main areas of the school, including hallways, fields, staircases and more.

SCA leads virtual tour video for rising freshmen

Adrian Kavazovic, Staff Reporter March 31, 2021

Wednesday, March 17, seniors Maddie Shanholtz, Nathan Brown, junior Brigid Banks and other SCA members created a video tour of HHS for the rising freshmen. Their main idea behind the video was to make...

The HHS debate team stands holding their medals alongside coach Aaron Cosner after their regionals competition. The competition was held at Turner Ashby High School. This photo was taken before lockdown from the pandemic was set.

HHS Debate Team place at regional tournament, prepare for the next level

Oziel Valdez, Online Editor in Chief March 28, 2021

This past Saturday, the HHS Debate team participated in their VHSL Regional Tournament. The tournament consists of different formats for different teams. Teams consist of either one or two members who...

HHS Academic Team posing for a photo on the day of their virtual competition. The HHS Academic Team, led by teachers Lawson Yoder and Ryan Henschel consists of: senior Henry Hermes and juniors Mary El Vaughan, Josiah Leach and Corinne Mayfield.

HHS Academic Team place second in state competition

Oziel Valdez, Online Editor in Chief March 27, 2021

On Saturday, March 20, the HHS Academic Team participated at the Class 5 Scholastic Bowl State Tournament. The tournament, which was held virtually, featured four schools from different classes competing...

Eighth grader Lucas Swartz assists community members in placing their sneakers into the recycling box.

Thomas Harrison’s NJHS holds sneaker recycling drive, will use profit to plant trees

Holly Bill, Head Editor in Chief March 25, 2021

Five pillars constitute the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS), and one of these is service. Thomas Harrison Middle School’s (THMS) chapter of the NJHS is currently hosting a sneaker recycling drive...

(Photo taken in 2019) Sophomore Anish Aradhey won a regional Gold Key award followed by a national Silver Medal for his poetry.

Aradhey wins silver medal at National Scholastic Art and Writing Awards

Holly Bill, Head Editor in Chief March 18, 2021

The Alliance for Young Artists and Writers annually recognizes the best creative work by teens across the nation with the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Founded in 1923, the program is the oldest...

Students schedule classes for next year through a new process

Students schedule classes for next year through a new process

Kasey Thompson, Page Editor March 16, 2021

This year, due to the pandemic and virtual learning, students have to schedule their own classes for next year instead of meeting with a counselor in-person to do so. Counselor Danielle Brino believes...

A screenshot from the livestream held that announced the finalists. The livestream was hosted by Gary Lundgren, the associate director for NSPA.

HHS Media announced as Online Pacemaker Finalist

Oziel Valdez, Online Editor in Chief March 15, 2021

Every year, the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) honors publications from around the nation for their work and media output. This honor is known as the Pacemaker Award. The Pacemaker Award...

HOSA wins multiple recognitions at VA State Leadership Conference

HOSA wins multiple recognitions at VA State Leadership Conference

Oziel Valdez, Online Editor in Chief March 14, 2021

This past weekend, eight HOSA members competed in the Virginia HOSA State Leadership Conference (SLC). The eight members competed under the guidance of HHS HOSA Coordinator, Jennifer Glazer. The competition...

Like many other stores downtown, Shenandoah Bicycle Company has signs out front letting customers know they have to wear a mask in the store.

Downtown business owners reflect on impact of COVID-19

Kasey Thompson, Jolie Sallah, and Riley Thompson March 12, 2021

Manager, Kevin Rogers discusses increase in sales at SBC over the pandemic  Manager Kevin Rogers of Shenandoah Bicycle Company (SBC) located downtown reflects on how business has changed over the...

(Photo taken January 2020) Senior Thomas Shulgan and sophomore Niranjan Aradhey, members of team Error Code 404, regroup after losing a robotics match at a competition last year.

Robotics team advances to states, adjusts to competing during pandemic

Adrian Kavazovic, Staff Reporter March 9, 2021

The Harrisonburg High School Robotics Team, led by Geoffray Estes, has been going on since 2012 and is still running successfully. Saturday, Feb. 27, team Error Code 404 attended their second FTC competition....

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