Keeping Springdale Fed

Avery Lanning, Co-editor

April 13, 2020

While society is caught up in social distancing themselves, others are working hard to keep Springdale nourished and well fed. District faculty and transportation workers have helped students in need with sack lunches and breakfast. A good portion of students in our district rely on school lunches for food...

Teachers express concern for failing students

Kayla Rushton, Co-Editor

April 13, 2020

As AMI days have become the new normal for the rest of the school, students are having to change their work habits. Although a fragment of students have not been in touch with teachers. Students who failed the first semester and third quarter still have a chance to bring up their grade. “In terms...

Topgolf hires reference from new employee

Kayla Rushton, Co-Editor

April 13, 2020

Good friends, senior Hannah Pianalto and senior Hailey Houston both work at Topgolf together. Although the two girls work in different areas. Pianalto works as a Golf Service Associate, while Houston works as a Shift Load Food Runner. Topgolf is not only a place to golf. It’s also a place to eat...

Local food pantries worry for the future.

Hailey Ross, Editor-in-Chief

April 13, 2020

As recommended self isolation and social distancing persists into mid 2020, individuals and families who are struggling financially are looking elsewhere for food. Many turn towards churches like St. Raphael Catholic Church in Springdale, and they also look to local nonprofits like Lifesource located in Faye...

Even with 2020 vision, seniors didn’t see their year ending like this

Bailey Hopkins, Reporter

April 13, 2020

On Sunday Mar. 15th, Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson announced that schools would be closing the week before spring break as a precautionary measure against the spread of COVID-19. Later, the return date was pushed back further, to April 20th. Now senior students await further information on the outc...

Yearbook editor, Maddy Stout becomes first Har-Ber student to win Arkansas Journalist of the Year

Senior Journalist of the Year, Maddy Stout holds All American award winning 2019 yearbook in front of Har-Ber High School

Bailey Hopkins, Reporter

April 13, 2020

On a night in early March, yearbook editor Maddy Stout jumped out of her bed and dashed to her parents room, screaming all the way that she had just won Arkansas Journalist of the Year.  “I was  just so excited. I actually was so loud that I woke up my brother whose room is across the hall. I...

COVID-19 Contributes to Cancellation of STN Competition

Photo contributed by Sam Lewandowski

Hailey Ross, Editor-in-Chief

April 13, 2020

In Washington D.C. twelve television students are stuffed into one single hotel room as they wait for registration to open at five o’clock p.m., five and a half hours away. They are in D.C. to attend the Student Television Network, also known as STN. This is an annual national competition and the lo...

Indecision by governor leaves seniors wondering

Lauren Burgin

April 10, 2020

Following the news of continued AMI days within the state, there has been a lot of uncertainty about seniors and what the rest of the year holds for them. “This is a pivotal time for our seniors and we want to ensure that the decisions that are made are best for all involved,” Associate Superintendent...

The Transition to Online Instruction is a Learning Curve For All

Emily Roberts

April 8, 2020

In an attempt to reduce the effects of covid-19, strategic plans have been implemented to help maintain social distance. This has resulted in the closing of schools nationwide. Though school has closed, learning continues as Har-Ber students transitioned to an alternative method of instruction or AMI da...

Families Adjust to Life Inside

Emily Roberts

April 8, 2020

As covid-19 continues to spread, families of all shapes and sizes are getting used to the new pace of life. “I’ve gotten to spend a lot more time with my family in these trying times. We just watch a lot of movies or just nap. It can be pretty rough at times but we all care for each other,” jun...

Students adjust to online classes during pandemic

Junior Kailee Neil works at home on her courses that have been assigned as part of AMI.

Matteo Campagnola, Reporter

April 1, 2020

In between video game sessions (particularly ROT), senior Bryant Cassady sits at his house finishing his AMI work assigned by AP chemistry teacher Rachel Davis. Students across the state are continuing their education from home, partaking in online work assigned by teachers. “I have enjoyed AMI because of the extende...

As weather warms, Easterling hits the lake

As weather warms, Easterling hits the lake

Kayla Rushton, Co-Editor

April 1, 2020

On April 1 every year, junior Paige Easterling steps into her wetsuit as she prepares to start her water ski season. Paige has been water skiing for 15 years. That means she began learning to ski when she was only two years old. Her dad taught her to ski using the barefoot boom method. “I plac...

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