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‘No one even batted an eye’: shedding light on domestic abuse within the school community

Katie Hillemeyer, Editor February 1, 2021

Domestic abuse is an issue that is rampant in our community. Data from CDC's Youth Risk Behavior Survey and the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey indicates that approximately 1 in 11...

Say goodbye to logos, skinny jeans: 2021 fashion trends are in

Say goodbye to logos, skinny jeans: 2021 fashion trends are in

Emily Vasquez, Reporter January 25, 2021

As we walk into the new year, there are a few things that we just can't let go of. Either these things are continuing to be apart of our lives or they're making a big comeback. With the odd and very...

Schools across the globe have had to adapt to learning in a pandemic.

Student perspective: online learning here vs. Mexico

Paola Zapata , Reporter January 22, 2021

AT THE START OF COVID-19:   America wasn’t the only country that had to go on lockdown, many students all over the world had to start online classes, and it wasn’t easy. Many students and teachers...

David walsh sits behind his desk while educating his students during distance learning.

Teacher hot takes on virtual learning

Anne Daniel, Reporter January 20, 2021

Covid-19 has created a world of uncertainty and panic where educators have needed to adapt to in order to attempt to create a semblance of normalness, both for themselves and their students. Classrooms...

Two pumpkin pies baked by Anne Daniel and one cranberry pie.

Baking For The Holidays

Anne Daniel, Reporter December 15, 2020

During the holidays one of the best gifts you can give is the kind that tastes like home. My father's favorite, and a staple at christmas, is pumpkin pie. It is traditionally known as a Thanksgiving...

Students at Harding Charter Prep and across the U.S. are struggling with online learning in the middle of a global pandemic.

Students open up about mental health, online learning woes

Emily Vasquez December 1, 2020

As if a pandemic wasn’t enough on its own, students across the country now face another problem: faltering mental health.  In March, spring break began early for the HCP students and many others...

Senior Rori Reiswig crocheted small animals while practicing social distancing in the spring.

Hobbies help students, teachers pass the time during spring lockdown

Emily Vasquez, Reporter October 14, 2020

In March, Americans stuck at home were faced with a dilemma: how do we pass the time? Students and staff here picked up some new hobbies during lockdown along with their fellow Americans that kept them...

Welcome (back)

Katie Hillemeyer, Reporter February 25, 2020

One can't help but notice something is a little bit different in the halls. Nothing about the halls themselves- the walls, lockers, mess that the night crew hasn't cleaned up- but the new faces, some of...

HCP goes on winter break

Gregory Richardson, Reporter February 3, 2020

Various students share what their winter break plans were.   What did you do over winter break? Leave us a comment or email us at [email protected]

Spirit Week highlights video

Alice Bennett, Reporter December 17, 2019

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