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Students join #MeToo

Students join #MeToo

Katie Delk

November 8, 2017


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In 1996, a young child shared her sexual assault experiences with youth camp director Tarana Burke. At that time, Burke felt helpless and was incapable of comforting the girl and admitting that she too, had been there. After seeing the harmful effects, even on young children, this moment inspired Burke to later initiate the #MeToo movement...

Hillsborough Students walk with Seminole Heights Elementary in a commitment to success.

Hillsborough Students walk with Seminole Heights Elementary in a commitment to success.

Moryah Wells

November 2, 2017


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A tradition practiced for many generations, curriculum is put on hold at Seminole Heights Elementary school to look at the bigger picture for a few hours. Early in the morning, students file out of their classrooms and line up under the balloon arch on the corner of Central and Hannah. The selected fifth...

Student’s homecoming questions are answered

Student’s homecoming questions are answered

Katie Delk

October 13, 2017


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Where do students park and is there a charge? "Turn off of North Dale Mabry and it's on the side of Steinbrenner Field and turn right after you see the field into the parking lot," senior SGA president Gaby Fernandez said. "There will be signs directing people, they do not have to pay to park," Stefanie...

58 killed and more than 500 injured at the Las Vegas Route 91 Harvest Concert

58 killed and more than 500 injured at the Las Vegas Route 91 Harvest Concert

Katie Delk

October 7, 2017


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On Oct. 1, the Las Vegas Route 91 Harvest concert, a country music festival headlined by Jason Aldean, promised a good time in the C-O-U-N-T-R-Y; yet it was disrupted by the gunshots.  As the deadliest mass shooting in American history, the Las Vegas tragedy quickly circulated throughout HHS and left its mark. "When the actual reports of...

Administration celebrates National Custodian’s Day

Administration celebrates National Custodian’s Day

Katie Delk

October 2, 2017


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They are at school before everyone arrives and stay long after everyone leaves. Their blue shirts and faces may be familiar, yet are they really known? There are dozens of custodians at Hillsborough, responsible for the entire campus and management of its upkeep. Without them, the historic campus would...

Lee Elementary damaged in unexpected fire

Lee Elementary damaged in unexpected fire

Katie Delk

September 29, 2017


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The smoke billowed, seen from miles and by countless observers. On Sept. 12, following Hurricane Irma, Lee Elementary Magnet caught fire for reasons unknown. The historic school, well-known for its preservation of its architecture, suffered severe damage. “Lee Elementary has just been there for so long s...

The history of Central America’s independence explained

The history of Central America’s independence explained

Leslie Bracamontes

September 17, 2017


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On Sept. 15, 1821, six nations of Central America united together to sign for their independence. They signed a plan drafted by Agustin de Iturbide liberating them from Spain. Central America before the independence was known as Captaincy General of Guatemala, or the kingdom of Guatemala, a coloniza...

Hurricane Irma hits Tampa at a Category 1

Hurricane Irma hits Tampa at a Category 1

Carolin Hearne and Haley Mueller

September 11, 2017


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It seemed as though in the wake of the storm, Tampa was a ghost town. Businesses had their windows boarded and power off. One restaurant who reopened Monday morning was Mr. Empanada in Original Carrollwood. The owner's sister opened their drive through window to serve hot meals to hungry people. After...

Hillsborough County Schools shuts down school for Irma

Hillsborough County Schools shuts down school for Irma

Lauren Komar

September 6, 2017


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UPDATE: School will now be closed through Monday, Sept. 18. Due to Hurricane Irma, the Hillsborough County Public School system made the decision to cancel school Thursday, Sept. 7, and Friday, Sept. 8. School was canceled to give evacuees shelter. As of now, school for the following week ...

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