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Hillsborough students compete in state DECA competition in Orlando

Hillsborough students compete in state DECA competition in Orlando

ReiAnna Graves

March 7, 2017


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Four Hillsborough High School DECA delegates attended the 57th annual Florida DECA Career Development Conference in Orlando. Seniors Abdi Gorshi, ReiAnna Graves and junior Andrea Rivera competed in the annual business start-up plan as a team. “Our business was called 'Schoober,' which would help...

Testing season arrives at HHS

Testing season arrives at HHS

February 23, 2017


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Months of standardized testing begins next week at Hillsborough High School. Here's a look at what's to come. All testing will begin during first period and students should report directly to testing locations on these days. Monday, Feb. 27: FSA Writing for IB students in Grades 9 and 10 Tues...

What has Trump done in his first month as president?

What has Trump done in his first month as president?

February 21, 2017


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It's been one month since Donald J. Trump has become president, and since then, he's addressed various topics. Click on the boxes below to learn more about his presidency so far.

President Trump’s cabinet members get confirmed

President Trump’s cabinet members get confirmed

Yesha Shukla

February 10, 2017


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President Trump’s cabinet has begun to take shape in the past several days. Below are some of his significant nominees: Betsy DeVos • DeVos is a well-known republican donor, and was nominated to be the Secretary of Education by President Trump • Democrats attempted to filibuster the nominati...

At 21, Amber Mariano takes a seat in Florida House

At 21, Amber Mariano takes a seat in Florida House

Denzel Pierre

February 3, 2017


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Growing up, many people consider careers in fields such as architecture, journalism or medicine. Amber Mariano, a 21-year old who beat out incumbent Amanda Hickman Murphy as House representative for District 36, is still a student at University of Central Florida, yet already knows what her career...

Reactions vary to ‘Muslim ban’

Reactions vary to ‘Muslim ban’

Sonya Veerjee

February 2, 2017


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[<a href="//storify.com/sveerjee/reactions-to-trump-s-muslim-ban" target="_blank">View the story "Reactions to Trump's Muslim Ban" on Storify</a>]...

Women march for equality in St. Petersburg

Women march for equality in St. Petersburg

Marin Fehl

February 2, 2017


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Demen’s Park is a sea of people. There’s not a single patch of grass left uncovered by the protesters who swarmed St. Petersburg to stand up and speak out. Speaker after speaker takes the stage, and they are met with raucous applause as thousands of protesters cheer for equality. The crowd ex...

Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow, predicting a longer winter

Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow, predicting a longer winter

Liz Linton

February 2, 2017


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Early this morning, groundhog Punxsutawney Phil was terrified by the sight of his own shadow. For the next six weeks, the country is predicted to still be bundled up as winter continues. Out of the one hundred and thirty one predictions, the famous groundhog saw his shadow for the one hundred and third...

On the brink of life

On the brink of life

Katie Delk

February 1, 2017


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He felt isolated, trapped, with no help for the future. The world was against him. JT always knew he had depression. And although he wasn’t officially diagnosed until recently, he’s certain his battle with the mental illness has lasted as far back as middle school. However, it wasn’t until hi...

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