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The student news site of Harding Charter Preparatory High School

The Marionette

The student news site of Harding Charter Preparatory High School

The Marionette

Just on the other side of this fence lies the 80 acres that were proposed as a space to build the new county jail. After the community fought back, the land was removed from the list of proposed sites, leading those who attend the school to breathe a sigh of relief.

HICD community advocates against county jail building proposal

Hannah Tichenor, Reporter September 19, 2023

Staff and students are breathing a sigh of relief as the Citizens Bond Oversight Committee rejected the 80-acreage land on Britton Road and Kelley Avenue as a possible location for a new Oklahoma County...

Donating blood can save lives. Student Council is hosting a blood drive on Sept. 19. Forms are available in the library.

The vein drain

Ajax Buxton, Reporter September 16, 2023

It’s almost time for the annual blood drive hosted by the Student Council. Any eligible students are strongly encouraged to attend. Requirements are as follows: • Students must be 17 or older; 16...

Seniors reach out to new students through Navigator program

Seniors reach out to new students through Navigator program

Isis Navarrette, Reporter September 6, 2023

Navigators are a group of senior students who come together to help freshmen students adjust to high school life. They help with anything a freshman might need help with or need to know throughout the...

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MAP testing is back!

Becca Jolly, Editor-in chief August 28, 2023

Guess what Eagles, it’s MAP testing season!  For those that don’t know MAP tests are a national standard exam that tests students’ English, math, and reading skills. HCP administers these tests...

Students in Oklahoma are feeling the effects of a storm of problems facing the educational system, including teacher shortages.

‘We’re failing our kids’

Becca Jolly, Editor-in-Chief August 25, 2023

Previously posted on As of 2023, Oklahoma ranks 49th in education. The year before, the state ranked 45th. After the COVID-19 quarantine in 2020, schools across the state have been experiencing...

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...

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