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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

In an attempt to better prepare students for college and scholarships applications, the Senior Capstone class will now move to junior year, with an extended advisory offered for seniors to give them time for college and scholarship applications, according to assistant principal Renee Cox.

Capstone transforms from a junior class to a senior class

Hannah Tichenor, Reporter May 17, 2024

Capstone is changing from a senior class to a junior class starting the 2024-2025 school year.   Capstone is a class designed to help students prepare for college by completing assignments in class...

AP Exams are standardized exams designed to measure how well you’ve mastered the content and skills of a specific AP course.

Ace the AP

Becca Jolly, Editor-in-chief May 6, 2024

The first round of AP tests will start on May 6.   Although these tests may be pricey, there are many benefits to taking them. Scoring high on these exams can look great on college applications or...

Front Row; Adrianna Hill, Hannah Tichenor, Becca Jolly
Back Row: Davis Cline, Ajax Buxton, Miranda Rodriguez, Camila Noyola

News staff recognized at state convention

Camila Noyola, Reporter May 3, 2024

Students on the Marionette news staff recently attended the Spring Media Day at the University of Oklahoma to attend educational sessions and an awards ceremony for the work completed throughout the year. There...

Eagle Week 2024- A Reflection

Ajax Buxton, Reporter May 3, 2024

One of Harding’s finest traditions received some major changes this year due to some recent controversies. Eagle Week, which is a week-long charity fundraising event, has been a tradition at Harding...

Students are preparing for a Night Under the Stars at the Montellano on May 4.

Students prepare for a sparkling night under the stars

Adrianna Hill, Reporter April 29, 2024

Spend a “Night Under the Stars” at prom!  Prom is a special night that Juniors plan for the soon to be graduating Seniors. Due to this, no Freshman can attend the event. However, sophomores are...

Spring flower sale, market to be held

Camila Noyola, Reporter April 5, 2024

The National Honors Society is hosting their annual Spring Market with the plant sale on April 6 and April 7. The market on April 6 is from 8am to 3pm and on April 7 from 9am to 1pm. The Spring Market...

A group of seniors responds back to a member of Poetry and Chill during the BSU assembly.

Students celebrate Black history, culture with assembly

Adrianna Hill, Reporter April 3, 2024

Black History Month was created to focus attention on all the amazing African American contributions to the United States.   HCP held the annual Black History Month Assembly on Feb.23 to show appreciation...

The HCP Concert Band puts up number ones for everyone to see after earning a Superior rating at the OSSAA District Large Group contest on March 6. With their rating, they qualified for the state contest for the second time in school history.

Music students rock district contest, qualify for state

Davis Cline, Reporter April 2, 2024

The choir, band and orchestra all participated in a number of OSSAA contest in late February and early March. Choir started off the season with their district contest on Feb. 28, followed by all three...

Hurling his body at his teammate, senior Josh Gaston pops a balloon at the end of a multi-level relay race involving a partner and several balloons. The game was part of a larger assembly kicking off the highly-anticipated charity week, which will take place after spring break.

Ready your wallets for Eagle Week

Camila Noyola, Reporter March 15, 2024

Eagle Week is coming up the week after spring break, it's Mar.25- 29. During Eagle Week the school will raise money to help support a non-profit called Positive Tomorrows. All the money raised will go...

Media Center Specialist Jillian Thomas waves goodbye to the library shes called home for the last four years. Thomas resigned after changes were announced for the districts library position.

Long live Jillian Thomas

Becca Jolly, Editor-in-chief March 11, 2024

This week HCP said goodbye to our library media specialist, Jillian Thomas.   Thomas has been a huge asset to the HCP community and has made so many impacts in the 4 years she has been at the school.  At...

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