The student news site of Harding Charter Preparatory High School

The Marionette

The student news site of Harding Charter Preparatory High School

The Marionette

The student news site of Harding Charter Preparatory High School

The Marionette

Ms. Thomas made a beautiful display for Blind date with a book.

Take a chance, pick a book

Becca Jolly, Managing Editor February 28, 2023

Every reader has gone through the struggle of reader's block, not knowing what to read or just not wanting to read at all.   If this sounds like you, stop by the Media Center and go on a ‘Blind Date...

Junior Andrew Onema practicing the piano

Students connect with music

Becca Jolly, Managing Editor February 16, 2023

It's iconic: the image of a teenager holed up in their bedroom, music blaring. Regardless of whether music was played on a turntable or streamed through a service like Spotify, teenagers have long looked...

Christmas Recipes to Lighten Up Your Break

Mulan-Imani Bridges, Reporter December 12, 2022

With the Christmas season rolling in very quickly, I cannot help but share my excitement everywhere. It’s truly the “most wonderful time of the year”! With this amazing season approaching, recipe...

STUCOs annual Angel Tree helps families in need during the holidays

Angel tree helps unite communities through the holiday season

Pao Zapata , Editor in Chief December 7, 2022

Are you feeling generous this holiday season? Would you like to help out a family in need? Then join STUCO this year with participating in the Angel Tree.   This is the third year that STUCO will be...

Light display at Safari of Lights (B.J)

Christmas in Oklahoma

Becca Jolly, Managing Editor December 6, 2022

As the Christmas season approaches, many fun activities are opening up around Oklahoma.  Most holiday sales are after Christmas but BC Clark’s is right before! Many Oklahomans know the iconic BC...

Israel Ibañez, Danny De Leon, Dahlia Hernandez, and Pao Zapata at the Latinos Without Borders Fall Camp Banquet at the University of Oklahoma.

Latinos Without Borders a ‘beautiful experience’

Pao Zapata , Editor in Chief November 30, 2022

Latinos Without Borders is a Registered Student Organization at the University of Oklahoma. It is a program that is well-known in the Hispanic/Latinx community at OU and is something that has changed the...

Seniors at Harding Charter Prep express how they feel about college and what concerns them

Students experience anxiety when facing college decisions

Pao Zapata , Editor in Chief November 28, 2022

College season is the one thing that never goes away, whether you are a senior in high school or a senior in college it is always a stressor. There is always something stressful about pursuing a higher...

Sophomores on the Street: Halloween Edition

Miranda Rodriguez and Becca Jolly, Reporters November 4, 2022

Sophomores Miranda Rodriguez and Becca Jolly check in with the student body and find out what they dressed up as for Halloween.

Harding Charter Prep choir preforming at the COCDA clinic

Honor programs bring new opportunities

Miranda Rodriguez, Managing Editor October 25, 2022

Harding orchestra and choir students recently were accepted into state-wide honor programs.   The choir program is known as Central Oklahoma Choir Directors Association, or COCDA. Senior Ella Rowe,...

Men often struggle with societal expectations of masculinity such as physical strength, control over their emotions and providing for their family.

‘Toxic’ masculinity affects societal standards

Emma Attig, Editor October 20, 2022

Toxic masculinity is defined as an adherence to the limiting and potentially dangerous societal standards set for men and masculine-identifying people.   There are direct effects to the development...

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