Homecoming evolves over time

Payton Primm, News Editor

October 20, 2016

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Library Media Specialist Cathy Vernor stands beside the punch bowl, dressed in a long formal gown, surrounded by the sound of a live band playing a lineup of dance-worthy hits. Vernor is a junior in high school, and she is enjoying her school's annual fall homecoming dance with her date and friends. “When I was in high schoo...

Drumline teaches discipline

Malorie Wiederkehr, Review Editor

October 20, 2016

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As her pencil drops on the desk repeatedly, creating a beat that continues to aggravate the kids around her, junior Peyton Wilson taps out a piece playing in her head. The band is large community that is made up of 250 students, with 20 students participating in drumline. The drumline is a known, fun spirited part of this commun...

Debate competes in New Orleans

Will Crotts, Riley Neil

October 20, 2016

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Hours of preparing and revising cases led to senior Anna Cook taking the stage and leading her team to successfully qualifying for a national qualifier tournament in New Orleans. In New Orleans, Louisiana the debate team faces new challenges from teams all over the nation with debate styles they have never seen before. “I...

AR pride

Riley Neil, Features Editor

October 19, 2016

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  “I am thrilled! I have been waiting this day for my whole life!” Junior Maddy Oakley screamed with her hands covering her face while jumping around the living room. Her excitement matched the excitement on the television in front of her as the 2016-2017 Miss America was announced to the world. Savvy Shield...

A Motorcyle Rally With A Purpose

Chloe Mangham, Opinion Editor

October 14, 2016

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As you walk down the crowded streets, loud bike engines roar all around you. Each step you take live music fills your ears as you walk to the beat.  The sweet and savory smell of rich barbeque sauce and smoke attacks your senses. Every year on Dixon Street, a motorcycle rally is held: Bikes, Blues, and Barbeque. This year,...

Students Share Inspiration to Share their Voice

Riley Neil, Features Editor

October 14, 2016

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The ten year old girl stands with microphone in hand, belting out the National Anthem to the Har-Ber blue colored crowd. The bleachers, packed full of fans that stand with their right hand over their heart, listen to the girl carry the song through the whole football stadium. Once she hits the final note, the girl, now sopho...

The emotion that October runs on

Riley Neil, Features Editor

October 14, 2016

Filed under Features, Uncategorized

Fear: thick, uneven breathing and sweaty palms. The sound of a woman's scream that is played in every horror film and a forest at night covered in shadows. It is an emotion that everyone can picture with the way that is captured in October through haunted houses, scary movies, and recently, clowns running up and down the streets...

The Sojas Factor

Payton Primm, News Editor

October 6, 2016

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Sitting amongst piles of AP Biology homework, sophomore Sojas Wagle breezes through it all in a matter of minutes. Science has always been his passion, but he finishes his homework so quickly this time because he has something else pulling at his attention: all of the work that needs to be done on this month's issue of his ne...

Marching Band

Payton Primm, News

September 27, 2016

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¨Start over, but everyone please stay on beat with the drum major this time!¨ calls seasoned band director Jeremy Ford through a microphone, overseeing the band's every movement from the conductor's stand. The harmonious combinations of tubas and drums, clarinets and flutes, and saxophones and trumpets playing in sync to a...

Fall Retreat

Hunter Cloud, Sports Editor

September 27, 2016

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      The game ends and the Har-Ber Parker Wiser and his fellow juniors are victorious. All the sweat blood and tears of a ultimate frisbee tournament has resulted in their victory over cell groups from Bentonville, Springdale, and Rogers. Cell groups are small groups of teenagers that meet at a house and have a B...

Blue Crew

Caroline Cain, A&E editor

September 26, 2016

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Junior Jackson Nichols stands at the center of the Wildcat Arena surrounded by a crowd of roaring students. The students chant, cheer, and celebrate by the lead of Nichols. The bleachers echo the sounds of hundreds of students stomping their feet. Students sporting elaborate red, white, and blue outfits decorate the crowd. Fla...

Students construct lifelong skills

Brock Brames, Design

March 8, 2016

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Four hours of walking slowly, holding a precision made piece of wood, guiding the wood down the edge banding machine. A methodical process that requires intense concentration, one mistake can throw off the entire project. Four hours of sweating and pressure will pay off as the accurate works of art come together to form a mas...

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