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After the win, senior Guillermo Lopez (right) and junior Joel Alvarado (left) celebrate on the field.

Harrisonburg gets win over Orange County in thrilling homecoming game

Maya Waid, Editor-in-Chief September 20, 2021

Friday Sep. 17, the Harrisonburg Blue Streaks varsity football team took home a thrilling victory over the Orange County Hornets for their annual homecoming game. Entering their fourth game of the season,...

In 2016, Kizner stands before HHS faculty to address them regarding the upcoming school year. After moving to the Stafford County school district in 2018, Kizner has retired after 23 years of working as a superintendent across four different school districts. Kizner will go on to teach leadership at George Mason University in the next few years.

Former HCPS Superintendent Scott Kizner awarded JEA Administrator of the Year

Maya Waid, Editor-in-Chief August 31, 2021

After working in education for the past 40 years, former Harrisonburg City Public Schools (HCPS) Superintendent Scott Kizner is wrapping up his time as a leader in the Stafford County School District....

Sophomores participate in outdoor games during the Wellness Fair.

Counseling department holds Wellness Fair for sophomores

Kasey Thompson, Managing Editor June 1, 2021

The counseling department held a Wellness Fair for each grade level throughout the last four Wednesdays. May 19 was the sophomore wellness fair. The goal of the event was to allow each grade level to focus...

Freshman Idaly Alvarez catches the ball at softball practice.

Northam releases new mask mandate for social gatherings and sporting events

Kasey Thompson, Managing Editor May 28, 2021

Governor Ralph Northam recently released a new mask mandate for events, including high school sports, effective May 15.  People who are fully vaccinated no longer need to wear masks outdoors “when...

As the year wraps up, CSHS president senior Carlo Mehegan reflects on goals achieved by the club.

Computer Science Honor Society reflects on goals as school year wraps up

Betsy Quimby, Social Media Editor in Chief May 27, 2021

“The biggest goal for the honor society is longevity. It was possible that CSHS could have not been run this year due to COVID and other extenuating circumstances, such as the main sponsor leaving the...

At the construction site of the new high school, no Nielsen builders are currently allowed on the site until the change order allows them to resume building.

City Council votes for real estate tax increase, secures HHS2 funding 

Holly Bill, Head Editor in Chief May 26, 2021

Last night, City Council voted 4-1 to approve the four-cent real estate tax increase for Harrisonburg property owners. This increase in tax revenue will go toward paying the necessary bonds in order to...

Freshman Nathaniel Bunn runs to pass the baton to freshman Matthew Rush.

Students succeed in May 5 track meet

Adrian Kavazovic, Photo Editor May 25, 2021

Wednesday, May 5, the HHS track team competed at a home meet against Rockbridge High School and Spotswood High School. Senior David Beck, junior Kate Kirwan and freshman Matthew Rush were among the students...

Three seniors and counselor Korey Lamb stand at the photo booth section.

Seniors celebrate post-high school decisions

Adrian Kavazovic, Photo Editor May 25, 2021

Friday, May 7, counselor Danielle Brino, college advisor Anna Du and Student Community Association (SCA) class representative senior Dani Medhin, along with the help of many HHS teachers, formed an event...

Updates on 2021-2022 school year released

Updates on 2021-2022 school year released

Oziel Valdez, Online Editor in Chief May 20, 2021

May 20, 2021, Harrisonburg City Public Schools (HCPS) released an email to faculty, students and parents regarding the upcoming school year. HCPS has been working closely with the Virginia Department...

Student and staff experiences with seasonal depression

Student and staff experiences with seasonal depression

Kasey Thompson, Managing Editor May 19, 2021

When the season changes, certain people’s mindsets and motivations change as well. Seasonal depression, or seasonal affective disorder (SAD), is a less commonly talked about form of depression. It is...

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