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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

HCP Greenhouse. Close-up of the impatiens.

Greenhouse sale this weekend

Emma Attig, Reporter April 7, 2022

Spring Plant Sale 2022  The HCP greenhouse is now bursting with blooms, courtesy of Ms. Piccolo, in preparation for the Spring Plant Sale. Some of which include tomatoes, impatiens, sweet potato...

The 2021 Homecoming Court.

Meet your Homecoming court

Lucas Evans, Reporter January 31, 2022

The 2022 HCP Homecoming Court is out!  Since the Senior Royalty have not yet been announced, here is a look at some of the freshman, sophomore and junior royal court members. Freshman Bayana Mayberry,...

The Orchestra competed at the State String Orchestra contest at Edmond Santa Fe in November. Afterward they enjoyed brunch at a local cafe.

Fine arts programs excel in fall

January 25, 2022

The fine and performing arts department was busy throughout the fall with auditions and competitions, bringing home trophies and placements in prestigious honor groups. Yearbook staff wins award from...

Rogers poses in front of her board with the definition of integrity and COVID-19 stats!

HICD welcomes nurse to staff

Emma Attig, Reporter January 12, 2022

Thanks to a generous grant from the Centers for Disease Control, the Harding Independence Charter District has employed a school nurse to take over COVID-19 tracing and testing. In December, nurse Alicyia Rogers...

First quarter honor roll announced

Staff Reports, Reporter November 4, 2021

Congratulations to the first quarter honor roll students. These students earned at least a 3.0 GPA and will receive a free clothes day and a pizza lunch, courtesy of the administration. Seniors: Josiah...

Students listen to a guest during the career day in 2019. (File Photo)

Upcoming career day scheduled for student body

Miranda Rodriguez, Guest Reporter October 6, 2021

The second annual Career Day is scheduled for the afternoon of Oct. 13, bringing professionals from a variety of fields to speak to the student body.  Multiple employees from different job fields will...

Senior Keegan Neal, shown here in spring 2021 recording his speech on a laptop, participated in virtual speech and debate. The team will compete this year in the traditional in-person format.

Speech and debate team prepares for season

Talal Al-Zubi, Guest Reporter October 6, 2021

After a tough year with COVID-19, the members of the speech and debate team said they are looking forward to the new tournament season.  For speech and debate, 2020 was a very challenging year, as...

Councilwoman Nikki Nice asks seniors Anna Boevers and Emanuyel Brown questions about the greenhouse.

Senior capstone class enjoys visit with OKC Councilperson

Lucas Evans, Reporter October 5, 2021

Oklahoma City Ward 7 Councilwoman Nikki Nice visited the senior capstone classes recently, providing insight on what a councilperson does and what the process is like. Before she was on the city council,...

Junior Vinny Langworthy leads a meeting of the HCP QSA.

QSA fills vital role for students

Paola Zapata , Reporter September 29, 2021

According to a recent national survey, around 1.3 million kids, or roughly 8% of all high school students in America, report being lesbian, gay or bisexual. These students are twice as likely to be bullied,...

Head Principal Joe Hughes helps front office secretary Nancy Stinson stuff envelopes for the mail. Hughes can often be seen around the building repairing broken fixtures, helping students with their lockers, joking with faculty or in the car line before and after school.

Hughes takes on new role as head principal

Lucas Evans, Reporter September 21, 2021

Former assistant principal Joe Hughes has stepped up into the head role at Harding Charter Prep after Steven Stefanick was named Superintendent of the new Harding Independence Charter District.  Hughes...

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