APES students prepare for Little Rock trip

Joseph Jordan, News Editor

April 6, 2011

Mr. Nokes is planning a trip to Little Rock which will take place Monday, April 18.  AP Environmental Science students who attend the trip will have the opportunity to learn about Heifer International as well as various types of green architecture. "We're going to look at a LEEDS building which is a platinum.  Heifer international...

Biondo, Davies value donations at Blood Drive

Elizabeth Hankins, Entertainment Editor

April 3, 2011

On April 11 from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. a blood drive will be held. Senior Class Council, with help from other clubs, will host the event. Students will be able to donate a pint of blood each. "It's a great way to help the community out and make an impact," said senior Jacob Davies. With the help of Ms. Kim Biondo, students...

Seniors pick up cap and gown, look towards future

Linda Saypharath, Reporter

April 3, 2011

The sound of the tardy bell lingers in the hallway as students hurriedly rush into their classrooms. First period has just begun, and senior Dalton Galloway is sitting in the back of the room listening to today's lesson in Mr.Pitman's class. As class progresses, the booming sound of the intercom announces it's cap and gown...

Pattersons, Chick-fil-A host 18th birthday party

Elizabeth Hankins, Entertainment Editor

April 3, 2011

On March 16, 1993 Micayla Patterson was born.  She was a beautiful baby girl with two very loving parents. Seventeen years later, Patterson, an only child, would be the victim of a fatal car accident after a John Mayer concert in September.  She had 17 wonderful birthdays at the time of her death.  Her parents, Chris...

Miss HBHS faces anxiety on stage

Miss HBHS faces anxiety on stage

March 9, 2011

The morning was like any other for senior Maggie Rutledge sitting through first hour waiting for the cloc...

Foreign Language department hosts sixth annual International Festival

Jasmeet Braich, Reporter

March 9, 2011

Cherry filling, almond extract, chocolate chips, eggs, milk, chocolate cake mix. That's it, junior Alina Anima had all of the ingredients within eye sight. About an hour later, the "Black Forest Cake" was ready to go. "But was it good? Were people going to like it?" These questions seemed to haunt Anima throughout the...

Dr. Shepherd wins National Assistant Principal of the Year

Dr. Shepherd wins National Assistant Principal of the Year

March 8, 2011

Dr. Michael Shepherd was announced to be the Virco National Assistant Principal of the Year Feb. 28 at...

Teachers crunch for literacy exam

Hannah Blakely, Features Editor

March 7, 2011

Because of the “No Child Left Behind” legislation, every year a certain percentage of students must be either proficient or advanced in the junior literacy exam in order to meet the “Annual Yearly Progress”.   Not only does the whole school in general have to meet these expectations, but even subpopulations must...

Earthquake Shakes NWA

Sara Lachance, Reporter

March 7, 2011

Sophomore Tasha McCoy woke up to a shaking bed and ran to her  mother's bedroom to see if she was awake. "I went back to my room and jumped onto my bed," said McCoy, "Then I thought someone was under my bed!" According to KNWA News Online, Brady Cox, an assistant civil engineer professor at the University of Arkansas...

Maggie Rutledge crowned Miss HBHS

Maggie Rutledge crowned Miss HBHS

February 25, 2011

The sound of hissing from a can of hairspray can be heard from afar in a buzzing salon early in the morning,...

Lab experiment tests genetics

Linda Saypharath, reporter

February 18, 2011

AP Biology students took the understanding of  genetics to a new level Feb. 17, while conducting a experiment with a non harmful form of E. Coli bateria cells that Mrs. Hendrycy had purchased for her students. Students inserted bioluminescent jellyfish (Aequorea victoria) DNA that gives off a green fluorescent light when...

Two men injured in plane crash

Two men injured in plane crash

February 17, 2011

Sunday, February 13, a red and white Cessna crashed on the Jones Center lawn. According to NWAo...

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