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Hillsborough family honors Digenova at memorial

Hillsborough family honors Digenova at memorial

Samantha Matras, Editor in Chief

August 13, 2010


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Students, teachers, alumni, friends and family recently gathered in Hillsborough High School's auditorium to share in a somber occasion – the memorial service for social studies teacher Fred Digenova. The service was held on Aug. 12, about two months after Digenova died in a kayaking accident in...

Open house set for Thursday, Aug. 19

Zack Peterson, Editor in Chief

August 11, 2010


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Students and parents are welcome to attend the Hillsborough High School's open house, scheduled for 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 19. A general orientation will be held 5-6 in the auditorium. At 6, students and families are invited to visit homeroom classes to pick up schedules. Classroom visits will...

Euro trip students reflect on D’s passing

Euro trip students reflect on D’s passing

Zack Peterson, Editor in Chief

July 1, 2010


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I woke up on Father’s Day in France this year at 7 in the morning, wondering how my dad was doing and wondering how my family celebrated it without me. This was the first time I was away from home for so long, and to top it off, I was on a European Tour with EF (Education First) with several of my...

Mr. D dies in kayaking accident

Mr. D dies in kayaking accident

Samantha Matras, Editor in Chief

June 21, 2010


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Social studies teacher Robert Digenova died Saturday (June 19) in a kayaking accident. Mr. D, as he was known around campus, was 42. According to authorities, Digenova was kayaking with friends along the Eel River in his homestate of Indiana, when he paddled over a dam near Roann, Ind. His body was...

National merit scholar winners announced

Chrissy Geshel, Staff Writer

June 9, 2010


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Recently, the National Merit Scholarship Corp. winners were announced. Among the winners were Hillsborough seniors Sonia Chokshi and Jenna Molloy, who each received a $2,500 scholarship for college. The winners from our school were two out of the 10 in the county. The National Merit Scholarship Corp....

New senior president wants to unite

Nico Tavella, Correspondent

June 9, 2010


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Hollie Driscoll, the new senior class president for the 2010-11 school year, is motivated to make new changes and make out school more united. Driscoll is not new to SGA, starting off in student council at Walker Middle School in sixth grade. “I feel that being in student government every year since...

Florida’s Future?

Katie Lutton, Staff Writer

June 9, 2010


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Oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico has been a controversial subject for years. Now, opponents have a new argument against offshore drilling. On Tuesday, April 20, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded, killing 11 of the 126 crew members. The rig, owned by the offshore drilling company Transocean, had...

Full-Out win at talent show creates partial controversy

Full-Out win at talent show creates partial controversy

Sequenis Pye, Staff Writer

June 9, 2010


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By Sequinis Pye Staff Writer Controversy about the annual Talent Show winners has been circulating around campus after a dance crew, with only half of its members being HHS students, took first place. The school had its annual talent show on May 14. However, the fact that the dance group Full-Out...

Students question later spring break

Zack Peterson, Sports Editor

June 9, 2010


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Next year’s spring break will fall way later than usual, a change that some are questioning. But students are celebrating another calendar decision, one that gives them Good Friday off. Last month, the school board voted to make changes to the new calendar for the 2010-11 School year. With a vote...

AP foreign to IB language students

Samantha Matras, News Editor

May 11, 2010


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Language: It’s not simply a "read the text then do the problems" kind of course. Like any other subject, a student takes the class, learns the material the teacher has taught and then is examined at the end to test his or her knowledge on the particular course they have taken. However, language...

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