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Speech and debate members work for the future

Speech and debate members work for the future

Reema Patel

April 2, 2017


Filed under Club Updates, News, r&b Magazine

A bang of the gavel signifies the beginning of a speech and debate meeting as club presidents launch into announcements about competition details. There is talk of payments and T-shirt sales, but the focus of room is on one thing only, practicing for the upcoming competition. Roaming the halls after...

Students want a choir

Students want a choir

Katie Delk

April 2, 2017


Filed under News, r&b Magazine

"We could've had it all," resounded the voices of juniors Christine Robinson and Erica Mack in the halls as the duet sang “Rolling in the Deep.” All throughout the day, voices sound in the halls from singing Adele like Robinson and Mack or original songs like senior Keemo Jackson. Mack said that...

Hillsborough plans to add barbering program

Hillsborough plans to add barbering program

Marcia-Lillian Curry

March 19, 2017


Filed under News

A new addition is planned on being added to the 2017-18 elective list: Barbering is getting a spot at Hillsborough. This could be an opportunity for students who wants to take different electives and not just the regular basics such as culinary arts, customer service, cosmetology, welding, drafting,...

Hillsborough County might change school starting times

Hillsborough County might change school starting times

Sonya Veerjee

March 10, 2017


Filed under News

Most students struggle to wake up every morning by 7:35 a.m. for school; however, next year, the struggle may become even harder. Hillsborough County is considering changing its starting times for high schools for the 2017-2018 school year. According to tampabay.com, the reason is because bus drivers...

Hillsborough students compete in state DECA competition in Orlando

Hillsborough students compete in state DECA competition in Orlando

ReiAnna Graves

March 7, 2017


Filed under News

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


Filed under News

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


Filed under Interactive, News, Politics

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


Filed under News, Politics

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


Filed under About, News, Politics

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...

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