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Silas Spears

Silas Spears, Page Editor

Silas Spears is a sophomore at Harrisonburg High School and is a page editor for the Newsstreak. This is his second year on staff. Silas enjoys running and hiking. In the past, he ran cross country and was a part of both the indoor track and outdoor track teams. Silas is also a member of the HHS Governor's STEM Academy and really enjoys science. Outside of school, you can find Silas binge-watching a random Netflix show or simply just sitting around. After high school, Silas hopes to go on and pursue a career in the medical field.

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Juniors attend the Governor's School on Tuesdays and Thursdays. They work socially distant while wearing masks.

Massanutten Regional Governor’s School goes hybrid

February 17, 2021

Senior Stella Alexiou ended last year virtually and started this year virtually. However, that quickly changed when Massanutten Regional Governor's School, MRGS, decided to allow students to participate...

Freshman Imaan Shakoor's family stocked up on cleaning supplies to try to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

Shakoor feels effects of COVID-19 with school, trips

March 16, 2020

For freshman Imaan Shakoor, the mandatory two week closure of schools due to the emergence of the novel coronavirus isn't just an extra long weekend and break, it means trips canceled, lack of preparation...

Freshman Kate Nichols gets monologue tips from freshman Ellie Peeks while at on of the musical audition workshop.

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March 16, 2020

Freshman Kate Nichols gets monologue tips from freshman Ellie Peeks while at on of the musical audition workshop.

Kate Nichols plays the role of a Corny Collins Show member.

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March 16, 2020

Kate Nichols plays the role of a Corny Collins Show member.

Spears enjoys FBLA, prepares for states

Spears enjoys FBLA, prepares for states

March 7, 2020

Senior Spencer Spears is a member of the after school club, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA). She joined at the beginning of her senior year for the first time. She joined after finding out Distributive...

Sophomore Ethan Knicely works on a collage in his art class.

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January 28, 2020

Sophomore Ethan Knicely works on a collage in his art class.

Sophomore Madison Horneber and junior Nicole Acusta look for pieces to go on their collage.

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January 28, 2020

Sophomore Madison Horneber and junior Nicole Acusta look for pieces to go on their collage.

Sophomore Shamon Washington and Trainum work on drawings.

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January 28, 2020

Sophomore Shamon Washington and Trainum work on drawings.

Sophomore Julia Mehegan looks for pieces for her collage in a magazine.

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January 28, 2020

Sophomore Julia Mehegan looks for pieces for her collage in a magazine.

Senior Carlos Matute asks group members for help with his collage.

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January 28, 2020

Senior Carlos Matute asks group members for help with his collage.

Sophomores Rose Trainum and Philip Levchuk work on their art pieces.

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January 28, 2020

Sophomores Rose Trainum and Philip Levchuk work on their art pieces.

Senior Jayla Rudd works on a piece of art on her first day of art class.

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January 28, 2020

Senior Jayla Rudd works on a piece of art on her first day of art class.

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January 28, 2020

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January 28, 2020

Freshman Joseph Adams attends the Holiday Parade along with JROTC.

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January 28, 2020

Freshman Joseph Adams attends the Holiday Parade along with JROTC.

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January 28, 2020

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January 28, 2020

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January 28, 2020

Sophomore Layla Seefried, left, plays drums for the Holiday Parade.

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January 28, 2020

Sophomore Layla Seefried, left, plays drums for the Holiday Parade.

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January 28, 2020

Junior Parker Fiske keeps JROTC on step by shouting pout chants.

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January 28, 2020

Junior Parker Fiske keeps JROTC on step by shouting pout chants.

Freshman Ella Young looks for a monologue for her upcoming audition.

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November 14, 2019

Freshman Ella Young looks for a monologue for her upcoming audition.

Sophomores Maya Pope, Dara Martin and Olivia King rehearse monologues together.

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November 14, 2019

Sophomores Maya Pope, Dara Martin and Olivia King rehearse monologues together.

Senior Faith Evans-Haywood goes over one of the many monologues she found.

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November 14, 2019

Senior Faith Evans-Haywood goes over one of the many monologues she found.

Freshman Ellie Peeks practices a monologue found online.

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November 14, 2019

Freshman Ellie Peeks practices a monologue found online.

Freshman Kate Nichols (left) gets monologue tips from freshman Ellie Peeks (right).

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November 14, 2019

Freshman Kate Nichols (left) gets monologue tips from freshman Ellie Peeks (right).

Sophomores Mollie Moomaw and Kristine Carper help each other find monologues.

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November 14, 2019

Sophomores Mollie Moomaw and Kristine Carper help each other find monologues.

Freshman Owen Wells skims through a book of monologues to find a monologue that he may use for his upcoming musical audition.

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November 14, 2019

Freshman Owen Wells skims through a book of monologues to find a monologue that he may use for his upcoming musical audition.

Freshman Evan Eberly reads over monologues.

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November 14, 2019

Freshman Evan Eberly reads over monologues.

Senior Julia Lawton searches for a monologue.

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November 14, 2019

Senior Julia Lawton searches for a monologue.

Freshman Ellie Velker looks for a monologue for the upcoming musical,

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November 14, 2019

Freshman Ellie Velker looks for a monologue for the upcoming musical, "Hairspray."

Junior Julia White works on her current illustrative art piece.

White develops visual art skills in Art 3

November 7, 2019

Throughout her childhood, junior Julia White had a love for art. As she entered high school, she realized that she wanted to continue with visual art and is now taking Art 3. White drew as a young...

Students observe Julia White's upcoming showcase piece.

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October 30, 2019

Students observe Julia White's upcoming showcase piece.

White adds detail before completing her work.

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October 30, 2019

White adds detail before completing her work.

Julia White created a few versions of the same piece of art. This one is an illustrative version.

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October 30, 2019

Julia White created a few versions of the same piece of art. This one is an illustrative version.

White created a illustrative piece, left, and a classic piece for one of her assignments.

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October 30, 2019

White created a illustrative piece, left, and a classic piece for one of her assignments.

Julia White gets a couple tips from her classmate,  Maggie Botticelli.

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October 30, 2019

Julia White gets a couple tips from her classmate, Maggie Botticelli.

White and junior Maggie Botticelli discuss the upcoming showcase.

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October 30, 2019

White and junior Maggie Botticelli discuss the upcoming showcase.

Junior Julia White's art piece is a Childhood Tribute for the upcoming showcase.  Her art represents a young girl entering the woods through a wardrobe. A scene from The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe written by C.S. Lewis.

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October 30, 2019

Junior Julia White's art piece is a Childhood Tribute for the upcoming showcase. Her art represents a young girl entering the woods through a wardrobe. A scene from The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe...

Junior Maggie Botticelli  admires, sophomore, Julia Whites piece of art.

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October 30, 2019

Junior Maggie Botticelli admires, sophomore, Julia Whites piece of art.

Julia White checks to see if certain details from the two pieces match.

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October 30, 2019

Julia White checks to see if certain details from the two pieces match.

A group of freshmen and juniors pose along with their teacher for pink out day.

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October 30, 2019

A group of freshmen and juniors pose along with their teacher for pink out day.

Freshmen Corey Beshoar and two of his classmates get together for a photo to show support of cancer awareness.

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October 30, 2019

Freshmen Corey Beshoar and two of his classmates get together for a photo to show support of cancer awareness.

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