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Viewing the solar eclipse requires preparation

Viewing the solar eclipse requires preparation

Juliana Lechner
August 18, 2017 • 122 views
Filed under News, Top Stories

On Monday, Aug. 21, you might have a legitimate reason to have your teacher let you leave class early, because when will you have another chance to see a total solar eclipse? While partial and annular eclipses – when the moon appears slightly smaller than the sun and blocks most of the light –...

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...

Florida legislature passes controversial education bill

Florida legislature passes controversial education bill

Fernando Rosas
May 23, 2017 • 287 views
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Things are becoming uneasy for public education in the state. In a 73-36 vote in the Florida House and a much more dramatic 20-18 vote in the Florida Senate, legislators just passed a bill that would largely affect public schools. The controversial bill is set to put more money into running private...

IB done… more like IB testing

IB done… more like IB testing

Lydia Bicknell
May 9, 2017 • 368 views
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Even though IB seniors said goodbye at the end of April, since May 1 they have been christening their senior summer with IB exams, and lots of them. Every week day for the past week IB seniors have filled their mornings and afternoons with papers’ one, two and three and in their free time studied...

How to get to Graduation

How to get to Graduation

Haley Mueller
April 26, 2017 • 458 views
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On May 26, the senior class will walk across the stage at 4 pm. This year's graduation, like so many before it, will be held at The Florida State Fairgrounds Expo Hall (4800 US 301, Tampa, FL 33618). The Fairgrounds is only about a 13-minute drive from school. The Fairgrounds are huge, so getting to...

Terriers Got Talent returns

Terriers Got Talent returns

Mercy Tsay, Katie Delk, and Carolin Hearne
April 23, 2017 • 455 views
Filed under Multimedia, News, Photo Galleries, Top Stories, Videos

The curtain opens and the showcase begins as a teacher and a Terrier dance together on stage, the opening to a night full of performances. There were several acts throughout the night ranging from singing and dancing to rapping. The top three winners for this year's talent show were Shahilia Ha...

Earth Day celebration held in Positive Park

Earth Day celebration held in Positive Park

Madison Forbis
April 22, 2017 • 341 views
Filed under Club Updates, News

The Environmental Awareness Club hosted its annual Earth Day celebration this Friday in Positive Park. The celebration featured a performance from the school’s orchestra, presentations from students on environmental issues, and a butterfly release at the end. School nurse Janice Vogt, who spo...

Big Red Band travels to Atlanta for performance

Big Red Band travels to Atlanta for performance

Bianca Cegatte
April 20, 2017 • 623 views
Filed under Club Updates, Multimedia, News, Top Stories, Videos

Hillsborough High School's Big Red Band travels to Atlanta, Georgia to perform at McEachern High School. The trip begins with a flat tire and a spontaneous  YMCA performance at the Hard Rock Café. Join us as we follow them for the next four days and watch what other antics the band gets into.

A look into the 2017 French Presidential Election

A look into the 2017 French Presidential Election

Amber Shemesh
April 16, 2017 • 450 views
Filed under News, Politics

Although the United States has another few years before its next presidential election, France has mere days. The French 2017 Presidential Election is held in the months of April and May; it takes place in two rounds, each with separate dates: the first being on April 23 and the second being on May...

Senior class president and vice president announced

Senior class president and vice president announced

Carolin Hearne
April 10, 2017 • 344 views
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Juniors Laurie Rodriguez and Amari Pyatt were officially announced as the senior class president and vice president during afternoon announcements today. The day prior, the junior class voted for the positions through an Edsby poll, only people 243 voting for president and 215 voting for vice president. Rodriguez...

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