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Caryanne Shaw

Caryanne Shaw, Staff Reporter

Caryanne Shaw is a freshman at Harrisonburg High School and is working as a staff reporter. In her free time, she enjoys playing guitar, mountain biking, dancing, listening to music and playing with her dog, Bodhi. She also enjoys traveling around the U.S with her family.  Caryanne has been to many national parks including Yosemite, Mount Rainier, Zion and Shenandoah. She hopes to visit them all some day. Caryanne also loves wild animals and nature. With these passions, she hopes to become a wildlife veterinarian in the future.

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Lucas does her homework at her desk in her new room.

The Player

February 18, 2021

Never able to find her niche in high school, senior Amira Lucas gravitated towards many different interests and people throughout her high school experience. “I don’t really stick with one type....

Chao plays Dungeons and Dragons virtually with his friends. In this photo he is the dungeon master.

The Game Master

February 5, 2021

Two years ago, senior Dylan Chao got a birthday present that changed his life forever. At the time he did not know what his future career would hold, after his trip to the Music and Gaming Festival (MAGFest)...

Benevento-Zahner poses in a red fleece Columbia jacket in front of some greenery. He is passionate about the environment.

The Activist

January 28, 2021

Not many students can say they’ve been arrested before they graduate high school; however, that is not the case for senior Silas Benevento- Zahner. At the age of 17, he, along with 20 others, got arrested...

Senior Christa Cole (left) and sophomore Emma Lankford step up on the blocks before competing in the 100 Yard Freestyle.

Emma Lankford

January 19, 2021

Q: What is your favorite moment from swimming?  A: I've actually been [swimming] since I was six years old. I have been in swim for quite a long time now and it's really hard to pick a favorite memory....

Students get in a line to get their s'mores made by SCA advisor Danae Delozier during a basketball game last year.

Freshmen develop ideas for future SCA events

December 11, 2020

From online art shows to coding programs, freshmen have thought of many ideas for events the SCA could take on this year despite COVID-19 restrictions. Freshmen Lucy Ludwig and Addison Fornadel both believe...

Beck runs to the finish line during one of his first races of his 2019-2020 season.

Distance runners anxious about possibility of upcoming seasons

December 1, 2020

The upcoming track and cross country season is making high school runners anxious, as they don’t know what to expect out of this season. Despite not having many organized practices, a few runners...

Freshman William Deloney taking a picture of his tree.

Freshmen record leaf color changes as school project at home

November 29, 2020

School projects were common back when school was in person. This year, teachers have to come up with different ways to include these projects with virtual learning taking place. Freshmen Ashley Huang...

The view from the highest point at Hidden Rocks. In freshman Caryanne Shaw's opinion article, she recommends to see the sight in the autumn for the best view.

Hidden Rocks hike proves family-friendly, fun

November 28, 2020

My family and I are big hikers and always have been. We’ve gone on about every hike in and around Harrisonburg that you can think of. Though Shenandoah National Park has great views and many choices,...

Freshman Olivia Eberly hikes in North Carolina with her family. She does most of her activities on Wednesday's when she doesn't have school.

Virtual school spurs family travel

November 12, 2020

Whether students are in Harrisonburg or all the way around the world, online learning provides them an opportunity to continue their education regardless of their location. Freshmen Olivia Eberly and...

This is a peanut butter sundae from Grammie's Ice Cream, located in the middle of Bridgewater and Harrisonburg.

Grammie’s Ice Cream proves accessible, delicious

October 23, 2020

As summer makes its last rounds before fall, you may be looking for the perfect scoop of ice cream to finish off the season. There are so many options around Harrisonburg. If you want easily accessible,...

Corso sews buttons onto some fabric to add to her many miscellaneous products on her instagram page,

Corso starts business, earns money during summer

October 9, 2020

Over the summer, freshman Natalie Corso started Creative Finds, an online business to sell her finished crafts. She got her inspiration from a project she did in school where she had to come up with her...

The library last year before the pandemic, this may not be what the library looks like now.

Librarians make ways to check out books during pandemic

October 1, 2020

If we were able to go to school normally, there would be five to 100 students in the library at any given time. Due to the current circumstances, and seeing as there are less than 100 students in the whole...

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