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Fashion Club

Tristin Thao, Reporter
March 29, 2017
Filed under Arts, News

Fashion Club is a club where students with high quality clothing go and show off their modeling skills to judges or the audience. Fashion Club meets every Tuesday and Thursday in room 1359. During the meet-ups on those days, they walk out in the freshman hallway to practice their form. For example, walkin...

JROTC Drill Meet

Tristin Thao, Reporter
March 29, 2017
Filed under News

       Harding’s JROTC competed against 15 other schools on..., going head to head for the first place trophy.         The point of a JROTC Drill Meet that Harding competes in is to represent Minnesota and Harding High. The event takes place in Chicago every year over-two...

Changing of class schedule not to happen any time soon

Changing of class schedule not to happen any time soon

Andy Thao, Reporter
March 29, 2017
Filed under News, Spotlight, Top Stories

Harding’s schedule will not change to a six period day, Principal Revsbeck told staff last week despite the talk of such a change across the district. “The district is looking at a budget shortfall,” said Jeff Rissman, an assistant principal at Harding High School. “I don’t know the spec...

Two new IB English classes starting next year

Two new IB English classes starting next year

Isabel Moua, Reporter
March 2, 2017
Filed under News

Two new IBDP English classes that are at the mid-level are starting next year.   These classes are different from the current IBDP and the regular English classes. If the IB is too fast, too much and too hard, while the the regular is too slow and easy, you can go to the one of the two ne...

Why students need immunizations

Andy Thao, Reporter
December 19, 2016
Filed under News

It’s around this time of year that fear strikes some students here at Harding when their parents receive letters or phone calls about their kid’s immunization shots.           “In the state of Minnesota, but also the United States, immunization shots are required to attend school,...

Harding Students protest Trump’s Presidency

Harding Students protest Trump’s Presidency

Araya Smith, Reporter
December 6, 2016
Filed under News

At Harding High School a group of students decided to walk out of class and protest Donald Trump’s presidency. Isaac Marshall, a senior, was one of the many who decided to protest. “It was kinda organized, kinda on a whim,” he said. “None of us thought it was really gonna happen.”  ...

‘Dare 2 Be Real’ helps students

Samantha Gadbois, Reporter
November 15, 2016
Filed under News

Emma Ogitchida, a junior, has been a part of Dare to Be Real since her sophomore year. “Dare to Be Real has helped me step up and inform people and educate them about racial slurs and comments and how words affect people,” she said. Being involved with Dare to Be Real has opened her eyes ...

The everyday work of a bus driver

The everyday work of a bus driver

Nathalia Cortes Vazquez, Reporter
November 15, 2016
Filed under News

Bus drivers work on driving around and providing transportation to students.. School bus drivers drive their routes to pick up students early in the day and drop them off at home later on. Their responsibility is to get students transported safely to and from home, whether in sleet, fog, snow, ice ...

New gaming club attracts many

New gaming club attracts many

Libby Harper, Business Manager
November 15, 2016
Filed under News

The Video Gaming Club, advised by Mr. Ian Buck, meets every Wednesday after school from 2 to 4 p.m. Mr. Buck and Chankrisna Ke are the advisor and president of this club, respectively. The club was started last year during the second semester. “It was an idea that was brought up by several stud...

New health teacher hopes Harding is long term

New health teacher hopes Harding is long term

Priscilla Yang, Assistant Photo Editor
November 15, 2016
Filed under News

    Kelsey Budd, a new health teacher at Harding, transferred here this year after three years working at Battle Creek Middle School.  Ms. Budd said her transfer was due to her “desire to teach high schoolers.” She has always favored working in a high school environment but wanted the experi...

Harding students and teachers protest the North Dakota Access Pipeline

Harding students and teachers protest the North Dakota Access Pipeline

Elezebet Mitiku, Features Editor
November 15, 2016
Filed under News

The pipeline starts in the Bakken region of North Dakota, transporting their sweet crude oil across the Midwest. “About 100 years ago, they would have oil wells there, and they got all the oil out that they could get,” said Lakota teacher Barry Frantum. Harding students Nina Berglund, Fran...

New Health Teacher At Harding High School

Priscilla Yang, Reporter
October 13, 2016
Filed under News

Kelsey Budd, a new health teacher at Harding, transferred here this year after three years working at Battle Creek Middle School.  Ms. Budd said her transfer was due to her “desire to teach high schoolers.” She has always favored working in a high school environment but wanted the experience of working at a...

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