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Sarah Earle

Sarah Earle, Editor-in-Chief

Sarah Earle is a senior at Harrisonburg High School and an Editor-in-Chief on the Newsstreak staff. She enjoys spending time outdoors and spending time with her friends and family. On top of Newsstreak, she is on the varsity volleyball and tennis team, and is a part of the Debate Team, French Club, National Honors Society, Ski and Snowboarding Club, Key Club and Habitat for Humanity. In her free time, she enjoys in playing tennis, reading, writing, skiing, hiking, traveling, yoga, watching documentaries and playing piano. Sarah loves trying new things and taking on challenges. In terms of the future, Sarah aspires to major in Business, with hopes of finding a career in International Business.

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Senior Ali Shama completes a volunteer project during one of the conference activities.

Shama attends RYLA, experiences leadership

December 31, 2018

As the RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Awards) conference approached, five students, not knowing what to expect, headed down to Virginia Tech for the annual trip. Senior Ali Shama found the conference...

Counselor Korey Lamb receives his grant during a college application session in the library. Harrisonburg Education Foundation awarded Lamb with a letter and balloon in congratulations.

Lamb receives educational grant, funds Black Student Union

December 29, 2018

While his proposed idea had a close call for being accepted, guidance counselor Korey Lamb took the risk. With the help of ESL coordinator Laura Feichtinger-McGrath, Lamb developed Mirrors and Windows,...

Senior Walker Thompson (right) stands next to his truck with senior John Collier. Walker collects stickers from places he has travelled.

Thompson accumulates stickers throughout travels

November 15, 2018

Everywhere senior Walker Thompson has traveled, a sticker has come with it. As he’s accumulated more and more stickers with each destination he’s been to, Thompson’s growing sticker collection has...

Junior Kate Cummings (left) and senior Julia Inouye (right) comfort each other during a performance of this year's One Act. Inouye is auditioning for this year's musical

[Photo] One Act casts Inouye, Cummings as opposites

November 14, 2018

Junior Kate Cummings (left) and senior Julia Inouye (right) comfort each other during a performance of this year's One Act. Inouye is auditioning for this year's musical "Legally Blonde."

Senior Mehari Gidey is handed the Kiwanis Raymond Dingledine Scholarship at the assembly.

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June 7, 2018

Senior Mehari Gidey is handed the Kiwanis Raymond Dingledine Scholarship at the assembly.

Guidance counselor Danielle Brino speaks on behalf of the ECMC Scholarship.

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June 7, 2018

Guidance counselor Danielle Brino speaks on behalf of the ECMC Scholarship.

Senior Kathy Pham receives a Kiwanis Raymond Dingledine Scholarship from J.D. Glick. Pham will be attending Bridgewater College this fall.

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June 7, 2018

Senior Kathy Pham receives a Kiwanis Raymond Dingledine Scholarship from J.D. Glick. Pham will be attending Bridgewater College this fall.

Seniors line up displaying their checks in their hands, as the 11 of them receive a scholarship for being an early college scholar.

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June 7, 2018

Seniors line up displaying their checks in their hands, as the 11 of them receive a scholarship for being an early college scholar.

Guidance counselor Rachel Linden hands senior Evans Adam a check for an academic scholarship, as he attends Radford University this fall.

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June 7, 2018

Guidance counselor Rachel Linden hands senior Evans Adam a check for an academic scholarship, as he attends Radford University this fall.

Senior Helen Joya embraces her mentor on stage, as she gets presented with the Scholars Latino Initiative Scholarship. Joya will attend UVA this fall.

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June 7, 2018

Senior Helen Joya embraces her mentor on stage, as she gets presented with the Scholars Latino Initiative Scholarship. Joya will attend UVA this fall.

Senior Bekah Vaughn accepts a Bridgewater College Scholarship, as she will be attending there in the upcoming fall.

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June 7, 2018

Senior Bekah Vaughn accepts a Bridgewater College Scholarship, as she will be attending there in the upcoming fall.

Senior Guillermo Torres and athletic director Darrell Wilson have a congratulatory moment on stage after Torres receives an Athletic Scholarship in honor of his success in wrestling at HHS.

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June 7, 2018

Senior Guillermo Torres and athletic director Darrell Wilson have a congratulatory moment on stage after Torres receives an Athletic Scholarship in honor of his success in wrestling at HHS.

Senior Kellyn Rivera accepts a Latino Scholars Initiative Scholarship. Rivera will attend Virginia Tech in the fall.

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June 7, 2018

Senior Kellyn Rivera accepts a Latino Scholars Initiative Scholarship. Rivera will attend Virginia Tech in the fall.

Athletic director Darrell Wilson presents the Vincent Riley Award to senior Isaiah King. King will attend VCU in the fall.

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June 7, 2018

Athletic director Darrell Wilson presents the Vincent Riley Award to senior Isaiah King. King will attend VCU in the fall.

Senior Shenah Kababchy is recognized by SSG Michael Hebron with the National Guard, as she will receive over $200,000 worth of tuition aid for joining their program. Kababchy will join the National Guard while attending Old Dominion University in the fall.

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June 7, 2018

Senior Shenah Kababchy is recognized by SSG Michael Hebron with the National Guard, as she will receive over $200,000 worth of tuition aid for joining their program. Kababchy will join the National Guard...

Senior Guillermo Torres is recognized for receiving a Scholars Latino Initiative Scholarship, as he attends JMU this fall.

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June 7, 2018

Senior Guillermo Torres is recognized for receiving a Scholars Latino Initiative Scholarship, as he attends JMU this fall.

Senior Cora Sawin receives a scholarship from Goshen College, which is where she will be attending this fall.

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June 7, 2018

Senior Cora Sawin receives a scholarship from Goshen College, which is where she will be attending this fall.

Senior Abby Lachance is handed the DuPont Credit Community Scholarship fund. Lachance will be attending JMU in the fall.

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June 7, 2018

Senior Abby Lachance is handed the DuPont Credit Community Scholarship fund. Lachance will be attending JMU in the fall.

Senior Nick Burzamato and Garrett Cash, among many others, are recognized for receiving college credit during their high school career.

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June 7, 2018

Senior Nick Burzamato and Garrett Cash, among many others, are recognized for receiving college credit during their high school career.

A plot of untouched land resides on Old Furnace Road, as a much more viable option for the location of a new high school.

New high school location needs to be reconsidered

June 5, 2018

There’s no denying the dire need for a new high school in Harrisonburg in order to solve the issue of overcrowding. The only issue is the rumored location for this much needed project, located right...

A person practices mediation with a yoga pose, practicing two forms of yoga, by the ocean.

Yoga makes ideal stress suppressor, exercise

April 16, 2018

Compiled with schoolwork, sports and extracurriculars, my overloaded schedule has always kept me on the run, so when I have a moment to myself, I meditate. Having a stressful lifestyle has deprived me...

Brown lives dream on horse ranch

Brown lives dream on horse ranch

March 23, 2018

Not everyone can say they wake up every morning looking forward to work, but Brougan Brown can. While it was not an easy decision, Brown had to choose between two possible careers that would determine...

Sease advances acting career, moves to LA

Sease advances acting career, moves to LA

March 14, 2018

With a head full of creativity and a heart for the stage, Drew Sease found his passion for the arts at a young age. Between getting involved in acting and art both inside and outside of school, it wasn’t...

Senior Constance Komara speeds down the ball down the court back to Harrisonburg's side.

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January 18, 2018

Senior Constance Komara speeds down the ball down the court back to Harrisonburg's side.

Sophomore Jakaya Brandon attempts a three-pointer over a Spotswood defender in the final quarter.

[Photo] Varsity girls basketball warms up before their game

February 2, 2018

Sophomore Jakaya Brandon attempts a three-pointer over a Spotswood defender in the final quarter.

Sophomore Jakaya Brandon attempts to slide the ball to sophomore Atilia Thomas between Spotswood's defenders.

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February 2, 2018

Sophomore Jakaya Brandon attempts to slide the ball to sophomore Atilia Thomas between Spotswood's defenders.

Sophomore Jakaya Brandon chest passes the ball to senior Constance Komara.

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February 2, 2018

Sophomore Jakaya Brandon chest passes the ball to senior Constance Komara.

Sophomore Jakaya Brandon guards a Spotswood player.

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February 2, 2018

Sophomore Jakaya Brandon guards a Spotswood player.

Senior Marissa Madden takes off down the court past Spotswood's defenders.

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February 2, 2018

Senior Marissa Madden takes off down the court past Spotswood's defenders.

Senior Constance Komara takes the shot, going up against a Spotswood player.

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February 2, 2018

Senior Constance Komara takes the shot, going up against a Spotswood player.

Senior Constance Komara guards the ball prior to passing it.

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February 2, 2018

Senior Constance Komara guards the ball prior to passing it.

Sophomore Jakaya Brandon attempts a three-pointer.

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February 2, 2018

Sophomore Jakaya Brandon attempts a three-pointer.

Freshman Adaja Bender shoots and scores a free throw shot during the third quarter.

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February 2, 2018

Freshman Adaja Bender shoots and scores a free throw shot during the third quarter.

Freshman Adaja Bender drives the ball in attempt to score against the Trailblazers during the third quarter.

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February 2, 2018

Freshman Adaja Bender drives the ball in attempt to score against the Trailblazers during the third quarter.

Sophomore Atilia Thomas attempts a layup overtop of a defender from Spotswood.

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February 2, 2018

Sophomore Atilia Thomas attempts a layup overtop of a defender from Spotswood.

Senior Constance Komara scores a layup in the final quarter, as the Streaks attempted to come back. The Streaks ended up losing 56-46 against Spotswood.

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February 2, 2018

Senior Constance Komara scores a layup in the final quarter, as the Streaks attempted to come back. The Streaks ended up losing 56-46 against Spotswood.

Senior Marissa Madden takes off down the court past Spotswood's defenders.

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February 2, 2018

Senior Marissa Madden takes off down the court past Spotswood's defenders.

Sophomore Atilia Thomas goes for a layup.

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February 2, 2018

Sophomore Atilia Thomas goes for a layup.

Sophomore Jakaya Brandon attempts to shoot a three-pointer in the last quarter of the game against Spotswood while the Streaks were down 45-39.

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February 2, 2018

Sophomore Jakaya Brandon attempts to shoot a three-pointer in the last quarter of the game against Spotswood while the Streaks were down 45-39.

Senior Constance Komara guards the ball prior to passing it.

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February 2, 2018

Senior Constance Komara guards the ball prior to passing it.

Freshman Adaja Bender shoots and scores a free throw shot during the third quarter.

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February 2, 2018

Freshman Adaja Bender shoots and scores a free throw shot during the third quarter.

Freshman Adaja Bender goes up for the shot.

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February 2, 2018

Freshman Adaja Bender goes up for the shot.

Penrod stands knee deep in the ocean at her resort. She spent most of her days relaxing by the beach.

Penrod travels to Jamaica for annual Thanksgiving trip

December 7, 2017

Traditionally, Thanksgiving is spent at home with family, as a large feast is served and gratitude fulfills the family mentality, whereas only 14.5% of the American population travel over 50 miles from...

Krasheninnikov faces struggles adjusting to life in Israel

Krasheninnikov faces struggles adjusting to life in Israel

June 5, 2017

Although the move from Israel to the United States created many obstacles for her, sophomore Valeri Krasheninnikov opened new doors from her old, struggling life in Israel. While being born and raised...

Gonzalez kicks the corner flag in celebration.

Gonzalez, Ramirez recap on conference title win, prepare for Regionals

May 31, 2017

After not having done so for seven years, the boys varsity soccer team reinstates themselves as the 4A Conference Title winners. As co-captain, senior Roberto Gonzalez-Cavazos led the team to victory by...

The Handley keeper dives for the shot hit by Ramirez. Ramirez scores to put the score at 2-1, Streaks favor.

Boys soccer prepares for regionals

May 27, 2017

After not having done so for seven years, the boys varsity soccer team reinstates themselves as the 4A Conference Title winners. As co-captain, senior Roberto Gonzalez-Cavazos led the team to victory by...

A girl holds up a pro-Trump sign

[Photo] Stop rioting against Trump

March 1, 2017

A girl holds up a pro-Trump sign

The cast performs the group number, Skip to My Lou, at rehearsal.

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March 1, 2017

The cast performs the group number, Skip to My Lou, at rehearsal.

Seniors Noelle Warne and Ana Hart, junior Gabby Wilson, and freshman Kate Cummings practice their number in the show.

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March 1, 2017

Seniors Noelle Warne and Ana Hart, junior Gabby Wilson, and freshman Kate Cummings practice their number in the show.

Seniors Ana Hart and Ben Hollenbeck rehearse their scene together as a couple in the show.

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March 1, 2017

Seniors Ana Hart and Ben Hollenbeck rehearse their scene together as a couple in the show.

Senior Ana Hart sings 'Whenever I'm With You' along with other cast members in Act 1.

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March 1, 2017

Senior Ana Hart sings 'Whenever I'm With You' along with other cast members in Act 1.

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