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Jumana Alsaadoon

Jumana Alsaadoon, Page Editor

Jumana Alsaadoon is a sophomore page editor for HHS Media, this is her second year on staff. Jumana is one of the two debate captains, a member of Model UN and Interact club. Outside of school, Jumana spends her time reading, writing, catching up on shows, traveling, knitting, cooking and going on walks. One of her favorite places to travel is to Turkey. She loves the people and the beautiful scenery, she hopes to go again very soon. On staff this year, Jumana hopes to create more news packages with great videos and more content. She also hopes to get better at taking pictures. Jumana is planning on attending college and living in a busy city after high school. 

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Superintendent, Dr. Michael G. Richards and principal, Dr. Melissa M. Hensley taking a picture with graduate Sheury Ortiz Pacheco.

Late graduation held for ten students of the 2022 class

August 30, 2022

Graduation is always held for seniors earning their diplomas on time in early June. After graduation, students go back home with a diploma and a fresh start to their adult life. However, for some students,...

Claire Leeper, brings out the new costumes for the colour guard members. The costumes are inspired by painters.

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Claire Leeper, brings out the new costumes for the colour guard members. The costumes are inspired by painters.

The band practices together with the music. Some play their instruments while others in colour guard, practice their flag routine.

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The band practices together with the music. Some play their instruments while others in colour guard, practice their flag routine.

On the first day of band camp students set up instruments on stage for practice.

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On the first day of band camp students set up instruments on stage for practice.

The band was instructed to practice playing a part of their music together. This student played the clarinet.

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The band was instructed to practice playing a part of their music together. This student played the clarinet.

A student practices some scales while other students are getting critiques on their playing.

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A student practices some scales while other students are getting critiques on their playing.

These students were practicing inside the band room while the rest of the band was practicing outside. A older student mentors the younger student on the piece of music.

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These students were practicing inside the band room while the rest of the band was practicing outside. A older student mentors the younger student on the piece of music.

A student waiting for the instructors cue to practice throwing the flag.

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A student waiting for the instructors cue to practice throwing the flag.

The band students perform down the hill for everyone who came out in support.

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The band students perform down the hill for everyone who came out in support.

Band camp ended with a performance at 7:00PM, Friday, August the 19th. Crowds formed in the parking lot watching the band perform down the hill.

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Band camp ended with a performance at 7:00PM, Friday, August the 19th. Crowds formed in the parking lot watching the band perform down the hill.

The band director, Claire Leeper, instructed band students to walk from one end of the parking lot to the other while practicing to play.

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The band director, Claire Leeper, instructed band students to walk from one end of the parking lot to the other while practicing to play.

The football team walking to give a quick speech to the upcoming freshman.

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The football team walking to give a quick speech to the upcoming freshman.

JROTC forming in a line to start their performance for the upcoming freshman.

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JROTC forming in a line to start their performance for the upcoming freshman.

These freshman students grabbed a cart as their scavenger hunt item. They went to a Social studies classroom to switch the cart with a pole.

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These freshman students grabbed a cart as their scavenger hunt item. They went to a Social studies classroom to switch the cart with a pole.

JROTC members team up into two to continue their performance.

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JROTC members team up into two to continue their performance.

The football team gives a welcoming speech to the upcoming freshman.

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The football team gives a welcoming speech to the upcoming freshman.

After the introduction of the counselling team, each councillor threw an item into the crowd of upcoming freshman.

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After the introduction of the counselling team, each councillor threw an item into the crowd of upcoming freshman.

Eileen Hernon

Harrisonburg: Dealing with the impact of school shootings

June 15, 2022

Robb Elementary-  At 11:35 a.m., three Uvalde, Texas police officers arrived at Robb Elementary School after receiving a call from a teacher the morning of May 24, 2022. The teacher reported a crash...

A protester holds a sign that says I will not go silently back to the 1950s.

Supreme Court leak spurs discussion

May 16, 2022

The fight for women to have the right to an abortion has lasted for decades, and now the right is once again being threatened. A leaked opinion draft on Roe v. Wade's case became public late Monday...

Abby Dotson films a video for her followers to encourage them to come out to the march.

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Abby Dotson films a video for her followers to encourage them to come out to the march.

Protesters marching down South Main Street, heading towards City Hall building.

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Protesters marching down South Main Street, heading towards City Hall building.

Abby Garbers mother stands in the crowd of people listening to the speaker.

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Abby Garber's mother stands in the crowd of people listening to the speaker.

Abby Garber welcomes people approaching the set up, she had made for the protesters.

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Abby Garber welcomes people approaching the set up, she had made for the protesters.

A person stands in the crowd of people, holding a sign that says dont tread on me.

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A person stands in the crowd of people, holding a sign that says 'don't tread on me'.

The line of protesters march down South Main Street, by Hotel Madison.

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The line of protesters march down South Main Street, by Hotel Madison.

Jennifer Lewis gives a speech in front of City Hall to the group of protesters.

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Jennifer Lewis gives a speech in front of City Hall to the group of protesters.

David Schubert gives a speech about his experience working for Planned Parenthood.

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David Schubert gives a speech about his experience working for Planned Parenthood.

A long line of protesters holding posters while walking to City Hall.

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A long line of protesters holding posters while walking to City Hall.

Laura Dent gives a speech at the entrance of City Hall building, encouraging the protesters to register to vote.

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Laura Dent gives a speech at the entrance of City Hall building, encouraging the protesters to register to vote.

Ashley Saunders holds a sign that says there is no I in uterus.

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Ashley Saunders holds a sign that says 'there is no I in uterus."

Protesters gather at the set up, Abby Garber and Abby Dotson organized.

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Protesters gather at the set up, Abby Garber and Abby Dotson organized.

Laura Dent holds a sign that says womens rights are human rights.

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Laura Dent holds a sign that says 'women's rights are human rights.'

Rowan Whitmeyer holds a protest sign that says the rights of humans should be above any law ever.

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Rowan Whitmeyer holds a protest sign that says 'the rights of humans should be above any law ever.'

The sign used by the three protester says my body, my choice.

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The sign used by the three protester says 'my body, my choice.'

The two students hold signs that say  protect abortions for everyone and I shouldnt have to explain Roe v Wade to my younger sibling. But here we are.

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The two students hold signs that say ' protect abortions for everyone' and 'I shouldn't have to explain Roe v Wade to my younger sibling. But here we are.'

 Rowan Whitmeyer holds a sign that says keep your laws off our bodies.

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Rowan Whitmeyer holds a sign that says 'keep your laws off our bodies.'

Abby Garber and Abby Dotson set up posters and pins for everyone participating in the march.

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Abby Garber and Abby Dotson set up posters and pins for everyone participating in the march.

Three students, (left)  Rowan Whitmeyer
(middle) Kai Pariseault, and (right) Maya.

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Three students, (left) Rowan Whitmeyer (middle) Kai Pariseault, and (right) Maya.

Senior Jeslyn Liu holds up her computer after opening her acceptance letter from Harvard University.

Liu accepted into Harvard class of 2026

April 26, 2022

Piling up in the car, her friends watched her open each result for early admission. Everyone became tense as she opened the letter from Harvard University. It was a long shot, but she knew there was still...

The graphic above shows what paths students can take to complete all necessary math courses and add data science to their course plan.

Data science on the rise in public education

February 17, 2022

Numbers have become a big part of our day-to-day lives. Scrolling through the news, particularly highlighting COVID-19 , you can find a lot of data about new infection cases, hospitalization rates, death...

At the most recent meeting, HCPS superintendent Michael Richards talks with GSA members.

[Photo] GSA Meetings form safe space for students

January 27, 2022

At the most recent meeting, HCPS superintendent Michael Richards talks with GSA members.

Members of GSA

[Photo] Physics, chemistry teacher Seth Berkeley runs Gay-Straight Alliance

January 21, 2022

Members of the Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) pose during one of their meetings. Faculty advisor of the group, Seth Berkeley, is to the far right.

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