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Administration introduces regular hall sweeps

Administration introduces regular hall sweeps

Carolina Tortorelli

December 6, 2019

Starting at the beginning of the second quarter, the administration at Hillsborough has decided to do daily hall sweeps, catching students outside of class. The sweeps have been occurring multiple times a day, some being announced, and others unannounced. People caught out of class are sent to ISS for...

Safety concerns cause front lawn’s 75-year-old oak tree to be cut down

Safety concerns cause front lawn’s 75-year-old oak tree to be cut down

Willow Morton

December 2, 2019

Hillsborough is known for it's history: its intricate gothic architecture, the iconic clocktower erected in 1949, complex stained-glass windows installed in 1963, and signatures and handprints from the 1960's forever etched into the sidewalk on the front lawn. These are many Easter-eggs hidden throu...

Students and experts are fighting aquatic habitat degradation in Tampa

Students and experts are fighting aquatic habitat degradation in Tampa

Marin Fehl, John Doan, and Jaden Shemesh

November 22, 2019

The rain plastered the leaves to the cement walkway. Undeterred, a few children wearing panda hats from the visitor’s center made their way passed cheetahs, sea lions and zebras to the Reptile House. There, an opportunity to meet one of the reptiles with a keeper awaited them. They followed the...

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