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Why you should be more involved

Samantha Theng, Sports Editor

March 15, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Did you know that the majority of students who are more involved in their school tend to do better? You may think of extracurricular involvement as time consuming and not beneficial to your future, but that’s where you’re wrong. Being involved in your school can When you join a school club, such...

Harding Students: Please get a room!

Megan Lehmkuhl, Reporter

March 15, 2013


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Walking down the halls of Harding High School is reminds me of walking through a zoo with a bunch of mating animals: it's gross. Students of Harding range from the age of 14 to 18 years old. At this age, we should expect more mature actions than getting freaky in the hallway. That is what middle school...

Boy Scouts: Acceptance will not be tolerated

Boy Scouts: Acceptance will not be tolerated

Chloe Moore, Variety and Copy Editor

March 15, 2013


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The Boy Scouts of America have been around for over a century. They have been known to help boys become strong and intelligent leaders. The first man to walk on the moon, the director of E.T, Titanic, many other films, and Indiana Jones have all been Boy Scouts. You would think that an organization...

Good web sites for homework

Good web sites for homework

Song Vang, Reporter

March 15, 2013


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  Having a hard time with your homework? Homework help is not always available, but with the fast and changing pace of today’s world, technology has become a huge influence. You can access help by using the technology that’s at your fingertips.     Mai Yer Xiong, a senior at Harding High, uses dictionary.c...

Getting fit is important

Getting fit is important

Amal Mohamud, Reporter

March 13, 2013


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     This is the time of year that anyone who wants to get fit starts working out to achieve the weight they so badly want. During the winter, they aren’t many chances to work out because of the cold weather,  many of us put on a couple of pounds. It’s not easy trying to maintain a balanced di...

Excuses for late work?

Excuses for late work?

Sumeya Said, Opinion Editor

March 13, 2013


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Homework and studying? “Ain’t nobody got time fo dat!” Many of the students at Harding High have problems with turning in work on time. Doing  homework can be hard for students because of their after school curricula. Many students stay after school for different clubs and sports. such as basketball,soccer,...

Help make a ‘Midnight in Paris’ come true: Prom ’13

Isabella Thor, Business Manager

February 11, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Prom-A night of expectations; riding around in a limo, going to a lively dance, memories of you and your friends that will stick with you forever. Prom is the epitome  of school dances! But what if there was no prom? Or what if Prom wasn’t all that it was cracked up to be? For Harding, Prom was he...

New tardy policy gets mixed reviews

Eh Eh, Layout Editor

February 11, 2013


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A new semester has started rolling and a new tardy policy has been implemented. Any tardy students will now have to get passes when they’re late and they won’t be allowed to enter their perspective classroom until they receive a tardy pass. Repeated offender will now receive after school detention. “I...

Why you should consider donating blood: make a difference

Megan Lehmkuhl, Reporter

February 9, 2013


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Have you ever known someone who was in need of blood? There's a lot of people in the world that have been hurt, and who have lost a good amount of their blood in tragic events-and YOU can help make a difference! At Harding High School, we hold three blood drives a year; one on Halloween, one aroun...

What to get him or her on Valentine’s Day

Magartu Lolo, Reporter

February 9, 2013


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Don’t know what to get him or her for Valentine’s Day? From a giant teddy bear for her, to a box of chocolate and balloons for him, Valentine’s Day is a day where we share our love with our loved ones, a day where everyone should feel loved and have the chance to express their feelings. “It is a time whe...

Obama Re-election

Christina Aguilar, Reporter

December 9, 2012


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Obama? Romney? Who to pick? There were SO MANY aspects of both of their views that could determine who was the better leader. The only thing is, how did you choose? Obama is pro Democrat, while Romney is a Republican. Let’s take a look at their plans to make the United States a better country. Ob...

The world coming to an end?

Magartu Lolo, Reporter

December 9, 2012


Filed under Opinion

The world is coming to an end. Millions will die in catastrophic earthquakes, tsunamis, mega-tsunamis, and finally cities sinking into the Pacific Ocean and the Earth, vanishing away.         According to the Mayans, December 21, 2012 is the end of the Mayan Calendar. For the people of ancient...

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