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  • Saying goodbye

    Saying goodbye

    Langston McHenry, Editor-in-Chief

    April 28, 2017

    After four days waiting in the hospital as her mother fought for her life, senior Ta’ah Tompkins finally allowed herself to go home to get a few hours of rest. However, she soon learned the news that would change her life forever. “At 3 a.m., my cousin woke me up and told me we had to go to the...

    Senior Ta'ah Tompkins and her mother Karen Tompkins celebrate Karen's successful heart transplant.

    Ta'ah Tompkins

  • Storied past, bright future

    Storied past, bright future

    Taylor Porter, News Editor

    April 7, 2017

    “Great schools have things in common: having a student body that’s excited about being at their school, parents who are interested and supports what happens in this school and staff with high expectations,” Jerry Lee Anderson said. Anderson will begin here as principal for the 2017-18 school...

  • All-State Team

    All-State Team

    Langston McHenry, Editor-in-chief

    March 10, 2017

    Although the Vikings fell short of their ultimate goal of a State championship, three seniors were named to IHSA's All-State team earlier this week. University of Missouri commit Nadia Green won 4A first team honors. University of Memphis commit Finess Dickson and Arizona State commit Eva Rubin made...

    Senior Finess Dickson puts up a shot during halftime against Marist.

    Langston McHenry

  • Returning home

    Returning home

    Langston McHenry, Editor-in-chief

    March 3, 2017

    For the first time in school history, there will be a female African American principal, starting in July. “I believe that being a principal automatically places me in a position to be a role model. I want students to be able to see me as an administrator, a female, an African-American, and a person...

    New principal Jerry Lee Anderson poses for a picture.

  • Missing final piece

    Missing final piece

    Langston McHenry, Editor-in-chief

    March 3, 2017

    The buzzer sounded and the screams of triumph erupted. Only, they were not from the Vikings. “It was very important because it’s our senior year and as a team we worked hard all year and we didn’t want to end the playoffs on a loss,” senior Karli Seay said. “We wanted to go all the way to...

    Junior Aireal Dickson defends an inbound pass against Marist.

    Langston McHenry

News

Saying goodbye

Saying goodbye

Langston McHenry, Editor-in-Chief

After four days waiting in the hospital as her mother fought for her life, senior Ta’ah Tompkins finally allowed herself to go home to get a few hours of rest. However, she soon learned the news that would change her life...

April 28, 2017No Comments

Finding God through Tupac, football

Brianna Lewis, News Writer

The Christian Prayer Club hosted their first school event, Wanted, on April 11 and 12. The two day event included messages from former NFL player Ray McElroy and one of Tupac’s former producers, Kevin Reins. The club...

April 28, 2017No Comments

ACE of spades

ACE of spades

Samantha Roberson, News Writer

Students in the ACE engineering mentorship program were recipients of many scholarships and internships at the ACE final award ceremony, and as expected from H-F’s nine year history with the program, they dominated the...

April 26, 2017No Comments

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Feature

Meet the artist: Christian Mayo

Meet the artist: Christian Mayo

Lucy Sloan, Copy editor

What is your experience in the arts? I’m involved in choir and band right now. I play string bass in band, and I’m a tenor in choir. I went to All-State for choir, and I was actually one of the top eight singers there. I...

April 26, 2017No Comments

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Opinion

Regrets of a bystander

Alexis Hunter, Opinion Writer

Freshman year, I was walking out of G-building when I saw a girl getting made fun of because of how she dressed by two other students. A million different thoughts ran through my head. I was empathetic ...

April 26, 2017No Comments

She’s your mom, not your bff

April 26, 2017

There’s more to life than just school

April 10, 2017

Versatility > Individuality

April 7, 2017

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