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Adrian Kavazovic

Adrian Kavazovic, Staff Reporter

This is freshman Adrian Kavazovic’s first year on Newsstreak as a staff reporter. A few things he enjoys doing are spending hours scrolling through TikTok, taking pictures, redecorating his room and sometimes painting. He is also in the Governor’s STEM Academy here at HHS. In the future, he would like to go to a good college and eventually become a dentist.

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Freshman Clare Kirwan started making cards as a hobby, but after seeing another HHS student use their hobby as a business, Kirwan decided to do the same.

Kirwan’s passion for card-making grows into charity business

April 13, 2021

In the summer of 2020, freshman Clare Kirwan started a card business. Her main inspiration for creating this business was junior Sophia Yoder’s baking business. Seeing Yoder donate her baking proceeds...

Social studies teacher Cara Walton’s favorite toy from her childhood is her stuffed Garfield. “When I was in probably 4th and 5th grade, I absolutely loved Garfield, [and] I [would] read the comics in the Sunday paper and my mom also got me the books,” Walton said. “Garfield was retired when I went to college [because] he was falling apart, but I still have him because he will always hold a special place for me as something I loved that gave me comfort.

Teachers remember their favorite toys from childhood

April 6, 2021

As time and technology moves forward, so do they toys that kids play with. Some of the most common toys these days were unheard of a few decades ago. Things like the materials and purpose of toys have...

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

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...

Seniors Isabel Campillo and Nathan Henderson have committed to the University of Virginia, located about an hour away from Harrisonburg. Senior Jaiden Brooks has committed to an out-of-state college called Frostburg State University to play soccer for their team.

Seniors commit to in-state, out-of-state universities

March 29, 2021

Many seniors at Harrisonburg High School have committed to the colleges they are going to attend. Seniors Nathan Henderson, Isabel Campillo and Jaiden Brooks have all committed to the colleges for the...

Freshman Nathaniel Bunn runs.

Girls, boys cross country teams compete against East Rockingham, Spotswood

March 22, 2021

Wednesday, March 17, the cross country team had a meet at Thomas Harrison Middle School against East Rockingham High School and Spotswood High School. Freshmen Annie Poirot, Lena Blagg, Matthew Rush...

Senior Macy Swift showcases one of the yearbook pages she is working on for this year's book. As Editor-in-Chief, Swift takes part in tasks like editing, taking photos and helping out younger staff members

Swift overcomes struggles of virtual learning as yearbook editor

March 17, 2021

In the time of COVID-19, all school activities have been shifted to an online format. This includes the making of the yearbook. Senior Macy Swift has been working on the yearbook since July of 2020. Swift...

(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

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....

Launched in the U.S. in 2017, TikTok is a video-based social media platform.

Is TikTok the best social media app?

March 8, 2021

Today, many teens are glued to their phones scrolling through social media. One social media platform that many of us are obsessed with is TikTok. I personally spend countless hours on TikTok without even...

Freshman Anna Campillo works on a drawing of lips in her room.

Campillo finds hobby, improvement in creating art

February 26, 2021

Freshman Anna Campillo has a passion for creating art. Campillo started art at a young age and has been doing it ever since. Her passion for art started because when she would take art classes at school...

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