HHS Today

What’s on the ballot besides the presidency?

What’s on the ballot besides the presidency?

Michael Strobl

November 2, 2016


Filed under Politics, r&b Magazine

These are some of the other major decisions Florida voters will have to make come Nov. 8. U.S. Senate: The leading candidates for senator are incumbent and former presidential candidate Marco Rubio (R) and U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy (D). Murphy emphasizes protecting and fostering a strong middle class...

Teachers incorporate the election into their curriculum

Teachers incorporate the election into their curriculum

Carolin Hearne

November 1, 2016


Filed under Politics, r&b Magazine

John Jackson John Jackson uses the election in discussions for his AP Government, AP U.S. History and U.S. History Honors classes. But he uses it solely for educational purposes. “I don’t get into the policies or personalities of the election,” Jackson said.“I’d rather talk about how it appli...

I’m ready to graduate, as a junior

I’m ready to graduate, as a junior

Atiya Simmons

November 1, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion, r&b Magazine

These red brick walls have sheltered me for the past two years. As my junior year approaches, I know what’s expected of me. This is crunch time, right? SATs and ACTs and overall college readiness. Well, I’m already ready. I’m still grateful for the teachers and counselors who have guided me ...

Media Center secretary Susan Hunt leaves HHS

Media Center secretary Susan Hunt leaves HHS

Katie Delk

October 28, 2016


Filed under Humans of HHS, Life, r&b Magazine

Seventeen years of service came to an end when Media Secretary Susan Hunt left Hillsborough to save secretary Lindsey Fugate’s job. Hunt’s position as the support non-instructional unit for the media specialist was terminated, and as a result, Hunt was offered Fugate’s position as secretary ...

Band performs at Lion’s Pride Competition

Band performs at Lion’s Pride Competition

Mercy Tsay

October 28, 2016


Filed under Life, r&b Magazine

From early morning, students gather in the band room, preparing for the long day ahead. It's Lion's Pride. A band competition where bands have the opportunity to be judged before the Florida Bandmasters Association Marching Festival. The Big Red Band took to the stage hoping to bring home a Superior...

The Dancerettes will be performing in New York

The Dancerettes will be performing in New York

Tegan Smith

October 28, 2016


Filed under Life, r&b Magazine

The email she had been waiting for popped up in her inbox. Her heart jumped and she immediately opened it. "I was so excited I started jumping all over the place and showing the message to my family," Odessa Churchill said. After four years of waiting, senior Dancerettes got their opportunity to try o...

After four years off, Drequan McCullough receives college offers

After four years off, Drequan McCullough receives college offers

Matt Lutton

October 28, 2016


Filed under r&b Magazine, Sports

In seventh grade, Drequan McCullough was forced to walk away from the game he loved. After five years of playing football, he was told it was too much. “It was family problems to where I couldn’t play,” McCullough said, “But God worked everything out so I’m able to play.” It’s an...

Norwegian student spends time in the U.S.

Norwegian student spends time in the U.S.

Madison Forbis

October 27, 2016


Filed under Humans of HHS, Life, r&b Magazine

After packing his bags, eating Sosekjeott- an ox meat stew, one of his favorite meals- and heading out for the airport, junior Erik Fylling flew 4,000 miles away from home to live with people he’d never met and go to a school he’d never even seen. No big deal. He landed at La Guardia Airport with a few of his ...

News from Hillsborough High School in Tampa, Fla.
r&b Magazine