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How To: Make your own solar eclipse viewer

How To: Make your own solar eclipse viewer

Mercy Tsay
August 18, 2017 • 111 views
Filed under Life, Videos

August 21st a solar eclipse will occur at around 1pm to 4pm. Be prepared to see it with this do it yourself eclipse viewer. Remember looking at the solar eclipse without eclipse glasses or viewers will damage your eyesight. This viewer is used with your back facing the eclipse. Look through the non-covered...

Band previews show for parents

Band previews show for parents

Mercy Tsay
August 12, 2017 • 244 views
Filed under Life

Soggy shoes and wet hair fill the band room early on Saturday to begin their final practice before their first showcase. Their theme for this year is The Black Parade: Famous Last Words, during this showcase they would show the opening of their 2017 show. Between the performances Mike Lebrias, the...

Students welcomed back at Open House

Students welcomed back at Open House

Katie Delk
August 10, 2017 • 171 views
Filed under Life, Top Stories

Despite the rain and inclement weather, the halls were bustling with students heading to their classes. On August 8, the Big Red opened their doors to new and returning students and their families. The halls were packed with intramural clubs and teams aiming to introduce their values. To start...

Students walk at summer graduation

Students walk at summer graduation

Madison Forbis and Theontae Walton
July 15, 2017 • 262 views
Filed under Life, Multimedia, News, Photo Galleries

Students from Hillsborough, as well as from other schools across the county, received their diplomas on Thursday at this year’s summer graduation. Eight graduates attended the ceremony, although 21 students in total earned their diplomas over summer break. The ceremony may have gone without the P...

Band and orchestra collaborate

Band and orchestra collaborate

Mercy Tsay
May 18, 2017 • 275 views
Filed under Life

Traveling through time one song at a time. On May 11 the band held their final concert for the year themed the Big Red Time Machine.  Different from their traditional concerts, which would include every major ensemble performing a three or four pieces each. The new theme allowed the students to cho...

Mother’s Day gift ideas

Mother’s Day gift ideas

Tegan Smith
May 6, 2017 • 439 views
Filed under Life

Sometimes Mother's Day can be a bit daunting. You want to do something special for your mom but can't ask her what she wants since it should be a surprise. We are no longer at the age where a poorly cutout paper heart or a pipe cleaner flower is going to do the trick. It requires more thoughtfulness...

How the SAT’s scoring system works

How the SAT’s scoring system works

Jacob Thornton
April 18, 2017 • 360 views
Filed under Interactive, Life

Swedish students visit HHS

Swedish students visit HHS

Jacob Thornton
April 11, 2017 • 567 views
Filed under Humans of HHS, Life

Every year, Hillsborough IB seniors anxiously await the arrival of 44 Swedish students who arrive in Tampa by boat. And it's no normal boat either: the Swedes are tasked with handling, repairing and maintaining a massive sailboat that they sleep and study on. After arriving on Saturday, some of th...

Seminole Heights DJ Fr33dback makes music

Seminole Heights DJ Fr33dback makes music

Amber Shemesh
April 11, 2017 • 206 views
Filed under Life, r&b Magazine

Just like most current students at Hillsborough, Matthew Reisinger grew up in Tampa. He spent his college years at the University of South Florida and now lives in Seminole Heights. However, what sets Reisinger apart from the average Tampa citizen is that he has another name: Fr33dback. Reisinger...

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