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Staff Christmas Playlist 2023

Becca Jolly, Editor-in-chief December 12, 2023

Don’t be a scrooge this holiday season, add these songs to your Christmas playlist brought to you by the Marionette staff.  Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree- Brenda Lee  “This song is...

Formosa comes from the latin word for beautiful

Formidable flavors at 23rd street spot

Hannah Tichenor, Reporter November 30, 2023

Formosa Street Food & Bar is a family-owned Asian fusion restaurant found in downtown Oklahoma City.   When you first walk in, you are met with the restaurant's soothing atmosphere. I felt so...

Fun fact: when guests ask for a different table, we immediately panic and have to switch around our table rotations.

“Your job is easy”

Becca Jolly, Editor-in-chief November 8, 2023

“Your job is so easy, why are you complaining about it?”  Since starting my first job as a hostess, I hear this expression all the time.   Most teens, myself included, turn to hosting because...

Lechange Francais 2023

L’echange Francais 2023

Ajax Buxton, Reporter October 24, 2023

4,800 miles from Oklahoma City, across the Atlantic, and 30 minutes outside of Paris, lies the small French town of Senlis. In late October of 2023, 25 students from this town will travel to HCP as part...

LatinX Student Association at their spirit week assembly in 2022. (file)

Latin Student Association to hold spirit week

Becca Jolly, Editor-in-chief October 2, 2023

The week of Oct.9, HCP’s Latinx Student Association is holding their annual spirit week to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. During the week, students are encouraged to participate in dress up days...

Teen suicide death rates have risen 35% since 1999.

The drastic rise in teen suicide rates

Emma Attig, Editor-in-chief September 29, 2023

As COVID-19 swept through the nation, so did the rise in teen suicide rates in certain states; including Oklahoma, reported Charlie Health., and overall, a jump of 35% since 1999.   As years have progressed...

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...

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