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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

‘Extremist’ bills in OK legislature seek to change access to literature, social-emotional learning

Delnaz Kazemi, Reporter March 30, 2022

Recent updates in the Oklahoma state legislature have left people wondering what exactly officials are trying to accomplish: better education or simply using trigger words to continue to get individuals...

Facing being injured can be hard on an athlete, so what can you do to try to prevent it from even going that far?

How to prevent sports injuries

Emma Attig, Reporter March 9, 2022

Most people know that exercise is good for your mind, body, and overall health. What most people know but do not do correctly is protect themselves from injury. Athletes know that it is often hard to admit...

Utilize perspective and give context to your photos.

How to improve your photography skills

Lucas Evans, Reporter March 8, 2022

Photography, especially good photography, takes time. You can't just pick up a camera one day and expect to take great photos. But I believe everyone has the potential to take amazing pictures with enough...

Teenagers have utilized YouTube and other social media to improve their makeup skills.

Gen Z takes makeup to new level

Paola Zapata , Reporter March 8, 2022

Makeup is an art that anyone can learn, it just needs patience, time and a positive mentality. Makeup now is a part of many teens' lives, helping young people express themselves and show that anyone can...

Fast food workers bear the brunt of angry customers, but many of those employees are just teenagers.

Teens share experiences working in fast food industry

Paola Zapata , Reporter March 3, 2022

“Go back to Mexico” is just one of the many racially motivated things that I have heard working at McDonald’s.   Working at McDonald’s was not really my first choice of work. It was not even...

Amanda Gorman, the Freedom Fighter

Amanda Gorman, the “Freedom Fighter”

Emma Attig, Reporter February 17, 2022

“I am the daughter of Black writers. We’re descended from freedom fighters who broke their chains, and they changed the world. They call me.”  Amanda Gorman is a well-respected poet throughout...

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New Korean zombie thriller plays with emotions

Paola Zapata , Reporter February 7, 2022

This review was written solely based on the Netflix show not the webtoon. This review may contain spoilers!  Netflix Korea has really been stepping it up when it comes to grabbing the attention of...

Extremism and Disinformation: A Deadly Pandemic

Delnaz Kazemi, Reporter February 2, 2022

Just over one year ago the nation witnessed a disastrous event take place at the nation's capital. Although this devastating event took place during extremely divided times, it surprised most citizens.  The...

Not just a ‘beaner’

Paola Zapata , Reporter January 28, 2022

The word "beaner" has a long history of being used as a derogatory term, but I’m not here to talk about what the word means or why it was/is used. I want to talk about how the word has affected many...

With the new-found financial freedom that a lot of delevoping adults face can be stressful, and confusing. These 6-steps can help guide you into financial success.

The 401K, but for developing adults

Emma Attig, Reporter January 25, 2022

You got a job, you’re getting a paycheck and you’re ready to be responsible with your new-found financial freedom. Now what? Most articles will send you to more adult financial advice like setting...

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