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St. Paul Organization Helps Kids Find Internships

St. Paul Organization Helps Kids Find Internships

Zoe Kavaney, Reporter
March 29, 2017
Filed under In-Depth, Spotlight, Top Stories

Finding a job can be scary, especially if you've never had one. Right Track can help you out with that.   Right Track is a St. Paul based organization that gives advice to teens looking for employment. If they accept you, you might end up with a paid internship with a respectable business or...

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...

The Attraction Valentine’s Day Brings In

The Attraction Valentine’s Day Brings In

Nathalia Cortes Vazquez, Reporter
March 2, 2017
Filed under Features, Spotlight

What makes Valentine’s Day a holiday where kids and adults feel the need to celebrate with loved and cherished ones? Most students at Harding thinks Valentine’s Day isn’t that big of a deal, just a time that goes by with no regret. “Doesn’t really affect me,” said junior Makala Joyce....

Not good enough for Education Secretary

Not good enough for Education Secretary

Andy Thao, Reporter
March 2, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Spotlight

Since the dramatic changes by President Donald Trump, another stun to the nation occurs once again. On Feb. 7, Betsy DeVos was nominated for the United States Secretary of Education which I think is probably the biggest shock since Trump proposed the travel ban even though there wasn’t much time bet...

Harding students elect Clinton in mock election

Harding students elect Clinton in mock election

Priscilla Yang, Assistant Photo Editor
November 15, 2016
Filed under In-Depth, Spotlight

      Throughout history, people have been beaten, jailed, tortured and even put to death for the right to vote. Our right to vote is not only a privilege but also a right that we Americans take pride in.      In a recent survey conducted on Harding’s population of voters, ten stu...

SPPS has a new safety policy

SPPS has a new safety policy

Andy Thao, Yusuf Aw Yusuf, Reporter, Features Editor
February 2, 2016
Filed under In-Depth, News, Spotlight

With the growth of violence in St. Paul Public Schools (SPPS), Harding and other schools in the district are taking steps to ensure school safety, including the implementation of new rules in order to improve safety at all SPPS schools. Following recent events at Saint Paul Public Schools, especially...

Suicide is not a selfish act

Suicide is not a selfish act

Wendy Scaletta, Editor-In-Chief
January 20, 2016
Filed under In-Depth, Spotlight

Many people fear death and could never fathom inflicting it upon themselves. Some, however, welcome the idea with open arms. Suicide, the act of deliberately causing one’s own death, is the third leading cause of death among Americans aged 10 to 24, and the tenth leading cause of death among Americans...

Muslim students struggle with unorganized prayer opportunities at Harding

Muslim students struggle with unorganized prayer opportunities at Harding

Yusuf Aw Yusuf, Features Editor
January 20, 2016
Filed under Features, In-Depth, Spotlight

Muslims believe that it’s important to pray five times a day in order to maintain a happy and significant life. Prayer is one of the five pillars of Islam, and it’s obligatory for every Muslim to pray five times a day. Harding High School’s diverse community has been welcoming to its Muslim...

Students question safety of Harding

Students question safety of Harding

Elezebet Mitiku, Reporter
November 16, 2015
Filed under Features, Spotlight

Recently we've had an incident involving a loaded gun in a student's backpack, and some students that came from different schools this year question the school's safety. Some students that transfer to Harding from different schools like Highland Park or Washington sometimes hear bad things about Harding....

‘While The Lights Are Out’ preview

Gao Xiong, Reporter
November 11, 2015
Filed under News, Spotlight

While The Lights Are Out is a play that follows a murder, a mystery and comedy that involves several characters trying figure out who murdered the victim. Tim Coleman, who has been at Harding High School for 14 years, is in charge of the fall play. He decided to pick While The Lights Were Out, because...

Procrastinaters unite… Tomorrow

Mai Vue, Reporter
November 11, 2015
Filed under In-Depth, Spotlight

You've got a test coming up. You are willing to study so that you will have a great grade on it. You grab your pencil, and whip out your notebook. And then your phone rings, notifying you that you have a text message. You look at it and then before you know it, instead of studying, you have spent ...

Safe reputation under fire after gun found in school

William Tzavaras
November 4, 2015
Filed under In-Depth, Spotlight

A teacher discovered a handgun in a student's backpack Oct. 21 during a search for marijuana.     Harding has always been built on a reputation of keeping the building a safe place that maximizes learning. “Students learn best when they feel safe,” said Douglas Revsbeck, Harding’s...

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