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Garrett Cash

Garrett Cash, Editor-in-Chief

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Dislikes: Raw broccoli

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A storm building on the way to Broadway, Virginia.

Why clouds are the greatest work of art

April 25, 2018

Clouds are the most beautiful thing this world has to offer. From billowing arches made by cumulonimbus clouds to wispy waves made by cirrus clouds, there is no end to the beauty that these works of...

(Left to Right) Ritt Culbreth, Phillip Duong, William Daniel and Sam Heie hold their medals from the competition.

Debate team takes state title

April 23, 2018

Sam Heie, William Daniel, Ritt Culbreth and Phillip Duong traveled to the state debate tournament on April 21. at Randolph Macon College. Heie and Daniel placed first in Public Forum Debate and...

walkout

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April 23, 2018

Junior Michael Sy prepares to serve the ball to Rockbridges number four player.

Sy carries interest in tennis from Germany to U.S.

April 16, 2018

After living in the area of Bavaria, Germany for 16 years and playing tennis there, junior Michael Sy came to the United States after his father landed a job at James Madison University. “[I played...

Alex and Emily Rendon pose during their wedding photoshoot.

High school sweethearts take cinematography, writing

March 20, 2018

Alex and Emily Rendon took a rowdy AP English Language class with English and journalism teacher Valerie Kibler in their junior year of high school. Since the class was wildly talkative, Kibler moved students...

Coffey works on a film for the Sundance Film Festival.

Coffey brings filmmaking passion to Thailand

March 15, 2018

A hobby that started with making stop-motion movies on his mother’s snap camera turned into an area of work and study for HHS alumnus Benjamin Coffey. Coffey is a firm believer in the idea that one should...

Kasidiaris holds her medal from the regional meet.

Kasidiaris advances to forensics super regionals

February 17, 2018

After competing in the regionals forensics tournament at Albermarle High School on Feb. 17, senior Olivia Kasidiaris finished in third place in serious dramatic interpretation, and because of her performance,...

Streaks beat Spotswood, TA in gymnastics meet

February 1, 2018

https://vimeo.com/253827327?ref=em-v-share The Streaks took to the mat Jan. 31 for their gymnastics meet against Spotswood and Turner Ashby. The team placed first out of the other two competitors....

During the fall, Black Sheep offers the best pumpkin spice latte in town.

Why Black Sheep Coffee is the best coffee in town

January 30, 2018

The art of creating the perfect place to drink coffee is an ungraspable idea, but Black Sheep Coffee in the Ice house has done it perfectly. To me, coffee tastes better depending on the environment...

Arndt competes during her floor routine.

Broadway takes win at HHS gymnastics invitational

January 13, 2018

After warm-ups, which started at 9:30 a.m., the HHS team hit the mat and competed in bars, beam, floor and vault consecutively. The Harrisonburg athletes that competed were freshman Dorothy Yates, freshman...

[Video] Arndt and Kilby-Woodward compete at HHS for gymnastics invitational

January 13, 2018

Freshman Ruby Arndt and sophomore Alyce Kilby-Woodward compete at the gymnastics invitational at HHS on 1/13 https://vimeo.com/250978780?ref=em-v-share https://vimeo.com/250985914

A sunset descends over downtown Harrisonburg.

Why Harrisonburg is a great place to live

January 4, 2018

Geographically, scenically and demographically, Harrisonburg is a fantastic place to live. From being close to metropolitan centers like the capital of our nation, to awe-inspiring scenes like the...

Walt Williamson works on change-counting skills with his first period class

Walt Williamson brings a smile to his classes for 37 years

October 17, 2017

Coming into college, special education teacher Walt Williamson wanted to pursue a degree in physical education. During his time at Madison College, he worked with the special olympics, and he fell in love...

Oban (Garretts dog) adorably nibbles on a chew toy, something a cat would never do, for they would only tear it apart

10 reasons why dogs are better than cats

October 16, 2017

1: They actually love you A dog will come running up to you at the end of a long day and lick you with gusto just because they missed you so much. A cat lifts its eyebrow at you and hisses. 2: They...

Bowl of Good catering and procurement manager Jan Henley prepares cups of soups for the Bluestone elementary school studnets on their way to lunch

[Video] Bowl of Good serves up soup at Bluestone for Farm to School Week

October 5, 2017

Farm to school week was set up through the Virginia General Assembly to promote Virginia agricultural products during the first week of October. In order to capitalize on this opportunity to spread the...

Senior Yusuf Aboutabl receives a silver medal for two department recognitions

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October 3, 2017

Senior Yusuf Aboutabl receives a silver medal for two department recognitions

Junior Huruy Abraha stabs at a ball during the first half of the match.

Boys soccer snatches conference title from Handley during penalty kicks

May 24, 2017

The boys soccer team stole the conference championship right out from under John Handley High Schools’ nose this Monday. The Streaks played a tight game with Handley throughout the entire game;...

The Utilikilts store in Seattle, Washington

Kilts will rock your world

April 20, 2017

Three days before spring break, I arrived in Seattle, Washington with nine other members of the Newsstreak staff for a journalism conference. Even though we were there for academic reasons, there was plenty...

Bennys Pizza beside a can of Coca-Cola for size comparison

[Photo] Why is Benny’s Pizza so special?

March 25, 2017

Benny's Pizza beside a can of Coca-Cola for size comparison

Jacob Blagg running the distance medley relay

Distance runners and sprinters in the co-ed relays

March 25, 2017

This Tuesday, March 21, the track team performed in the coed relays. The coed relays have been run for years at Harrisonburg High School, with schools around the area participating. Being an annual event,...

Participants finish the walk at the EMU commons

Harrisonburg Walk for Hope

March 25, 2017

On Saturday, March 25, Eastern Mennonite University hosted a Walk for Hope. The goal of the walk is to raise awareness for mental health and suicide. Local colleges from around the valley including...

Freshman Andi Fox swims the freestlye

Swim and Dive breaks school records at conference

February 7, 2017

Last Friday, Feb. 10, the swim and dive team travelled to Warrenton, Virginia for their conference championship. During the meet, the Harrisonburg team had twelve members qualify for the regional competition,...

Debate and forensics meet results

December 12, 2016

Debate and Forensics travelled to Turner Ashby High School to compete in a Shenandoah Valley Forensics League meet. This meet, taking place on Dec. 8 was the third of their season and on the forensics...

Standardized tests should be put to rest

November 17, 2016

There is no excuse for the way America’s students are treated in today’s day and age. Developed in early China, standardizing testing has been used throughout the centuries to judge how well people...

Juniors Dharakshan Shaikh (left) and Ana Santiago (right) high-five during the walkout

Students protest social prejudices during walkout

November 15, 2016

Sparked by Trump's comments about minority groups, students and families took to the streets to protest racial, gender and sexual inequality. They marched from the high school down to court square, aided...

29 choral students represent HHS at VEMA

November 10, 2016

29 students from Harrisonburg were chosen to represent the school at the 2017 VMEA District 5 Chorus Event after auditioning at East Rockingham High School on Tuesday. The students selected for representation...

Random act of kindness day

October 18, 2016

During all four lunches, cards were given out to students, labeled with things to do for another person, in honor of Act of Kindness Day. Taking place on Tuesday, Oct. 18 during unity week, the school...

Trophies won by the band at Millbrook High School

Marching band performs at Millbrook competition

September 20, 2016

After a battle with bands from across the region, the Marching Blue Streak Band came out on top. At the competition at Millbrook High School in Winchester, Virginia, the band was a single point away from...

Junior Tyler Rodriguez fixes an issue with the robot after competing..

Streaks robotics team places 11th in competition

March 14, 2016

At the Southwestern Virginia District competition, the team placed 11th out of 34 teams who participated. They did not make it to the semi finals, but were able to participate in the quarter finals. At...

Students add tiles to the mural

Artist helps with school mural

March 10, 2016

Visual artist Beryl Solla returned again to Harrisonburg High School to lead Fine Arts academy students in creating another mural. On Thursday, March 15, she came to first first period and was surprised...

The spanish department twinned as Mexican teen pop sensation RBD.

Gallery: Teachers and students participate in Twin Day

March 8, 2016

Students and teachers participate in twin day on Tuesday, March 8 during spirit week.

Johnson, Flemming and King pose after placing top three at the dive state meet.

Divers place first, second, third at 4A state meet

February 19, 2016

On Thursday,  Jan. 18, the dive team participated in the 4A state meet. The results for the past post-season meets include: Sophomore Isaiah King - State Gold Medalist, Regional Silver Medalist, Conference...

Samantha Little working to improve her time.

Little breaks big record

January 15, 2016

On Dec. 11, freshman Samantha Little broke the school record while swimming the 200 IM. Her time was 2:26.75, which beat 2:27.12, the previous record held by her sister, Sydney Little.

Artist re-creation of the original Peace for Paris drawing. Artwork courtesy of Hannah Cash.

Opinion: We should advocate peaceful responses to Paris attacks

December 3, 2015

“An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind.” This quote by Mahatma Gandhi is the first thing that pops in my head when thinking about the deadly attacks in Paris. Don’t get me wrong, the whole...

Members of the academy collect their samples.

[Photo] STEM academy takes soil sample field trip

October 30, 2015

Members of the academy collect their samples.

Rockingham County Fairgrounds cross country meet

October 28, 2015

On Oct. 7, the cross country team ran at the Rockingham County Fairgrounds.

Students travel from one club to another. Photo by Staff Photgrapher David Gamboa

Students participate in Club Day

September 4, 2015

Each year during an initial ELT period, club sponsors hold a club fair to get students excited about school involvement. Clubs such as Key Club, skiing and snowboarding club, Spanish club and Young Life...

Video: Spongebob theme at Tiny Tots concert

March 26, 2015

Director J.R. Snow leads the Tiny Tots audience in the Spongebob theme song.

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