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Abby Hissong

Abby Hissong, Editor-in-Chief

Abby Hissong is a senior at Harrisonburg High School and will be the Editor-in-Chief of both print & online for the Newsstreak in the 2016/2017 school year. This will be her third year on the Newsstreak staff. In her free time, she works as a waitress at Sunnyside Retirement home and enjoys spending time with friends and family. At HHS, she play varsity soccer and is involved in Streaks Serve the ‘Burg as well as National Honor Society. She loves cheese dip, warm weather, snuggling her dog, and every Shonda Rhimes show ever made.

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Band members wait outside the school to greet elementary school students dressed as various Disney characters.

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March 23, 2017

Band members wait outside the school to greet elementary school students dressed as various Disney characters.

Junior Cary Hardwick welcomes Cub Run students dressed as Princess Leia from Star Wars.

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March 23, 2017

Junior Cary Hardwick welcomes Cub Run students dressed as Princess Leia from Star Wars.

Senior Cecily Lawton greets Stone Spring Elementary students as they get off their bus.

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March 23, 2017

Senior Cecily Lawton greets Stone Spring Elementary students as they get off their bus.

Junior Natalie Pittington, dressed as Lilo from Lilo and Stitch talks to kids as they arrive for the Tiny Tots concert.

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March 23, 2017

Junior Natalie Pittington, dressed as Lilo from Lilo and Stitch talks to kids as they arrive for the Tiny Tots concert.

Junior Emily Werner hugs two girls as Ana from Frozen.

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March 23, 2017

Junior Emily Werner hugs two girls as Ana from Frozen.

Senior Philip Hart, one member of the Jazz Ensemble, lets two students play his saxophone for him during Tiny Tots two years ago.

[Photo] Jazz Ensemble receives superior rating at District Jazz Assessment

February 21, 2019

Senior Philip Hart, one member of the Jazz Ensemble, lets two students play his saxophone for him during Tiny Tots two years ago.

Stone Spring student meets HHS band students upon arriving to the concert.

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February 21, 2019

Stone Spring student meets HHS band students upon arriving to the concert.

Senior Ben Blake brings his percussion instrument of choice, a tambourine, around the auditorium for kids to practice playing.

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February 21, 2019

Senior Ben Blake brings his percussion instrument of choice, a tambourine, around the auditorium for kids to practice playing.

Senior Jonathan Aigner lets a student test how far his trombone will slide.

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February 21, 2019

Senior Jonathan Aigner lets a student test how far his trombone will slide.

Sophomore Michael Komlev gives a local elementary student a chance to hear the different sounds each key on his trumpet makes when pushed.

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February 21, 2019

Sophomore Michael Komlev gives a local elementary student a chance to hear the different sounds each key on his trumpet makes when pushed.

Freshman Austin White shares a fond memory of Coach Hargrove during the open mic segment of the memorial.

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March 21, 2017

Freshman Austin White shares a fond memory of Coach Hargrove during the open mic segment of the memorial.

Senior Jessica Denton sings a cover of the song Well Done by Deitrick Haddon in honor of Hargrove.

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March 21, 2017

Senior Jessica Denton sings a cover of the song "Well Done" by Deitrick Haddon in honor of Hargrove.

Kevin White reminisces on his close friendship with Hargrove.

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March 21, 2017

Kevin White reminisces on his close friendship with Hargrove.

Put together by his players, a poster board stands outside of the service illustrating Hargroves dedication to the sport of basketball throughout his life.

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March 21, 2017

Put together by his players, a poster board stands outside of the service illustrating Hargrove's dedication to the sport of basketball throughout his life.

Varsity girls basketball coach Durmont Perry speaks about his relationship with Hargrove and the lessons he learned from him.

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March 21, 2017

Varsity girl's basketball coach Durmont Perry speaks about his relationship with Hargrove and the lessons he learned from him.

The AP government class sits and watches the debate

[Photo] Everyone has right to speak mind

October 3, 2016

The AP government class sits and watches the debate

Hissong at the Red Sea tailgate freshman year vs senior year.

Letter to a freshman

September 26, 2016

It felt like a blink of an eye; I’m now a senior. I remember my first day of high school. I didn’t know where any of my classes were, and I didn’t know what to expect. Everywhere I walked, I heard...

Stop Calling Kaepernick un-American

Stop Calling Kaepernick un-American

September 16, 2016

Colin Kaepernick, a quarterback for the San Francisco 49’ers, has recently chosen to take a stand against police brutality in America by sitting during the national anthem played before every football...

Physics teacher Seth Berkley.

Gallery: Teachers in high school

October 19, 2015

Teachers submitted photos of themselves in high school for Homecoming spirit week 2015. They were also encouraged to bring in their yearbooks and letterman jackets from their youth, and show them to their...

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October 19, 2015

HHS hosts biotech symposium

HHS hosts biotech symposium

April 7, 2015

On Friday March 20, students from across the state came to Harrisonburg High School to attend the annual Shenandoah Valley Biotechnology Symposium. Even though the division’s schools were closed Friday,...

Members of the HHS band traveled to VT for Honors Band

Members of the HHS band traveled to VT for Honors Band

January 28, 2015

From January 23 - 25, approximately 400 students nominated by their band directors, spent a weekend in rehearsals, clinics, and performances on the Virginia Tech campus. During the retreat, the students...

Butternut squash casserole

Butternut squash casserole recipe for the holidays

November 29, 2014

Ingredients 1 butternut squash-- peeled, seeded, and chopped 1 T butter 1 onion, minced 1 clove of garlic, minced 4 T butter, melted and divided 2 large eggs, beaten 1 tsp salt ¼ tsp pepper 1...

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