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Jackson Roberts: Medical Volunteer

Jackson Roberts: Medical Volunteer

Jaden Shemesh

February 21, 2019

Fifty people are crammed into an air conditioner-less church. The heat is unbearable. A man incessantly touches his eye, trying to indicate that it’s numb. Despite the language barrier, a small medical team soon understands the man’s message and begins to treat him. Among nearly five other me...

De’Narjae Womack: The Welder

De’Narjae Womack: The Welder

Ceejay Liberatore

February 20, 2019

De’Narjae Womack is a junior and welds at school. He was inspired in the eighth grade by his uncle who helps him while he is in the welding program. “He gives me the proper equipment I need and tips and advice, also we do little projects,” he said. To Womack, the program and teacher James Mart...

Erin Partlow: The Dressmaker

Erin Partlow: The Dressmaker

Kylie Smith

February 20, 2019

After five days of hard work on what started as an entry to the Dali Museum, sophomore Erin Partlow finished a dress inspired by the Dali painting “Eggs on a plate without the plate.” Partlow then decided to enter the dress in the Scholastic Art Competition after art teacher Caitlin Clay reviewed and encour...

Vedu Ruia prepares to get his flying license

Vedu Ruia prepares to get his flying license

Jaden Shemesh

November 5, 2018

While some students look forward to getting a driver’s license, junior Vedu Ruia is preparing to get a flying license. Since he was young, Ruia has always been fascinated by planes. “The first time [that] I flew on an airplane, I knew it was something that I wanted to do for the rest of my life,...

Hillsborough’s culinary students prepare the perfect fall meal

Hillsborough’s culinary students prepare the perfect fall meal

Josh Morrison

November 4, 2018

Fall is well underway and December is right around the corner. The fall season is met with a lot of anticipation, from Homecoming to Halloween to Thanksgiving break. One of the recognizable parts of this season is the food. Pumpkin and cinnamon flavored everything, cranberry sauce, turkey, cornbread,...

Hillsborough hosts its first college decision day

Hillsborough hosts its first college decision day

Theontae Walton

May 30, 2018

The first ever college decision day was held April 12, to honor and recognize graduating seniors for deciding which college they plan to attend in the upcoming semesters. Family and friends were invited to watch as their seniors walked across the stage, as a representative from their chosen ...

Orchestra and band spring into the final concert of the year

Orchestra and band spring into the final concert of the year

Katie Delk

May 28, 2018

The familiar melody of the Mii Plaza theme song resounded in the auditorium. The band and orchestra’s Spring Concert began with small chambers who played popular pieces arranged by students. Over the span of weeks, the band has prepared theme songs from movies including The Incredibles, Rock...

The Fantasticks take the stage

The Fantasticks take the stage

Makayla Brown

May 26, 2018

This year, the drama department, run by Jeffery Pittard, put on a spring musical called The Fantasticks on April 17, 18 and 19. The musical was a variation of the classic Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare. The musical was filled with a variety of monologues, songs, and group numbers intended to break th...

Students are not allowed to order food deliveries

Students are not allowed to order food deliveries

Katie Delk

May 26, 2018

With the instructions to meet at Wilder Street and their cash or credit card in hand, countless students pick up their food from the uber driver. “I used to order food from McDonald's to the front of the school and I would go outside to pick it up,” freshman Ashley Garcia said. However, th...

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