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Jireh Perez

Jireh Perez, Staff Reporter

Jireh Perez is a freshman at Harrisonburg High School. She goes by the name Gigi. She is a part of the Blue Streaks Band and plays bassoon, and does percussion in the marching band. She enjoys playing volleyball, gymnastics, and making Youtube videos. She was once a reporter for her school broadcast in fifth grade. Her favorite part about being a reporter was interviewing people and announcing people’s birthdays. She also likes photography and videography. 

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Freshman Elsie Corriston holds up a sign and cheers. I really liked hanging out with my friends. I got to meet people such as the manager, Gabe. He was great. They even had a snack table for us. Corriston said.

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Freshman Elsie Corriston holds up a sign and cheers. "I really liked hanging out with my friends. I got to meet people such as the manager, Gabe. He was great. They even had a snack table for us." Corriston...

Juniors Caleb Bergey and Ryan Quimby hold a flag.

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Juniors Caleb Bergey and Ryan Quimby hold a flag.

The Blue Streak Band holds a fundraiser in support of Mattress Warehouse. All mattresses were on sale for up to 70%. Band director Daniel Upton really enjoys the fundraiser. “This event started in 2021. We actually had it scheduled in 2020 but was canceled due to the pandemic. There have been mattress fundraisers across the country that have evolved but this type is so convenient. Last year I bought a pillow and this year I bought a mattress. I really like the support from a local business to the program. My favorite part of this fundraiser are the students advertising with signs on the day of.” Upton said.

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The Blue Streak Band holds a fundraiser in support of Mattress Warehouse. All mattresses were on sale for up to 70%. Band director Daniel Upton really enjoys the fundraiser. “This event started in 2021....

Senior Luca Nieto and sophomore Amy Sanchez get sturdy while they hold their signs. I like that we get to advertise mattresses for our band. My favorite part was being outside with my friends and having fun at the same time. I think it is a good way to advertise mattresses and sell them. Sanchez said.

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Senior Luca Nieto and sophomore Amy Sanchez "get sturdy" while they hold their signs. "I like that we get to advertise mattresses for our band. My favorite part was being outside with my friends and having...

Juniors Ryan Quimby and Caleb Bergey cheer as a driver honks showing their support.

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Juniors Ryan Quimby and Caleb Bergey cheer as a driver honks showing their support.

Senior Cheyenne Sonifrank holds up sign to cars on the road.

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Senior Cheyenne Sonifrank holds up sign to cars on the road.

Senior Erin Newman puts her colorguard skills to use and runs around doing tricks with the flag.

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Senior Erin Newman puts her colorguard skills to use and runs around doing tricks with the flag.

Sophomore Isabella Baker runs down the tunnel of football players and cheerleaders to play in the tournament. Unified basketball played against Turner Ashby, Spotswood and East Rockingham high schools Oct. 20.

[Photo] Unified basketball closes divide between special education program, basketball team

November 11, 2022

Sophomore Isabella Baker runs down the tunnel of football players and cheerleaders to play in the tournament. Unified basketball played against Turner Ashby, Spotswood and East Rockingham high schools...

Freshman Keira Miller goes above and beyond and twins with her favorite Elmo plushie. She even made him his very own Blue Streak Bands shirt. I cut up some old pants and painted the band logo on it. [Im really happy with how it turned out.] Miller said. She even plans to twin with Elmo again with orange for bullying prevention.

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Freshman Keira Miller goes above and beyond and twins with her favorite Elmo plushie. She even made him his very own 'Blue Streak Bands' shirt. "I cut up some old pants and painted the band logo on it....

Juniors Marin Sikes (left) and Delaney Shaver (right) twin and even switch their shoes.

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Juniors Marin Sikes (left) and Delaney Shaver (right) twin and even switch their shoes.

Juniors Ryan Quimby (left) and Miguel Lopez (right) twin as Alvin and the Chipmunks. We both have good styles so we were like, Aye, lets come up with something fun. Lopez said.

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Juniors Ryan Quimby (left) and Miguel Lopez (right) twin as Alvin and the Chipmunks. "We both have good styles so we were like, 'Aye, let's come up with something fun.'" Lopez said.

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