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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...

Freshmen create new fitness routines in response to gyms and school closing

Freshman Aidan Saunders rests between plays.

Braeden McGrath and Nico Samatar

April 7, 2020

Freshman Aidan Saunders looked forward to this spring soccer season on the JV team all year. Now, he’s found himself deprived of that opportunity by COVID-19. Saunders has played soccer since middle school and has always enjoyed and looked forward to playing it every year. “I was looking f...

Brino-Dean adjusts workout schedule for quarantine

Ariyan Koyee, Staff Reporter

April 7, 2020

Due to Virginia Governor Ralph Northam declaring all K-12 schools to be closed for the remainder of the school year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many people around the globe are practicing social distancing. Social distancing prevents human interaction, slowing down the spread of the virus. Wit...

Pope finds routine in absence of school

Pope continues her dancing education while sequestered at home with dance classes led by professional dancers.

Grace Miller, Page Editor

April 3, 2020

During a time of adjustment to the lack of a school, sophomore Maya Pope has developed a new rhythm. Though she was already a naturally organized person, she saw this time away from school as an opportunity to get even more organized and in a routine.  “I’ve always enjoyed sticking to a sched...

Coronavirus causes Kharel to lose senior tennis season

The HHS boys tennis team huddle together before their tennis matches.

Keenan Glago, Sports Editor

April 1, 2020

With the closing of HCPS due to the rapid spread of the Coronavirus, all spring sports practices are cancelled until further notice. With that, it is likely the seasons are ending altogether. When senior Raghab Kharel heard of the news, he was devastated.  “I was super bummed because I didn’t pla...

Beshoar reflects on tennis season cut short

Freshman Corey Beshoar competes in a tennis scrimmage prior to the season being cancelled.

Amelia Gorby, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2020

With Ralph Northam's announcement of having all public schools closed, it has caused for the spring sports at HHS to end at well. Despite this, freshman Corey Beshoar still tries to keep his tennis skills up to par for next year. “We are unable to hold official practice due to the cancellation of school...

Hassan continues love for soccer with social media challenge

Senior Dlovan Hassan kicks the ball to make a goal.

Alyce Kilby-Woodward, Sports Editor

March 27, 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 important. What hasn’t come to a halt, though, is the drive athletes have to stay in shape and prepared for the day they can come back ...

VHSL releases new information in response to school closings

The Virginia High School League (VHSL) logo.

Oziel Valdez, Editor

March 24, 2020

The Virginia High School League (VHSL) held a conference the morning of March 24 to discuss the available options regarding spring sports and academic teams, including ones that go into summer. In this conference, VHSL unanimously decided to delay any final action until May 2020.   “While...

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