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  • My Sister’s Keeper

    My Sister’s Keeper

    Langston McHenry, Editor-in-chief

    February 1, 2017

    It’s not common that a name can describe an athlete’s style of play, but for senior Finess Dickson, it does just that. “My sister’s game is just hard and fast, and she brings that spark and leadership to the floor every time we play,” junior Aireal Dickson said. After transferring from... READ MORE »»

    from left to right) Junior Monique Pruitt, senior Finess Dickson, junior Aireal Dickson, and senior Michelle Pruitt pose for a picture. The Vikings are the No. 2 ranked team in the state and are ranked No. 20 nationally by ESPN.

    Lauren Parker

  • Tyler: Even stronger than expected

    Tyler: Even stronger than expected

    Donald Crocker, Sports Writer

    February 1, 2017

    Three-sport athlete Senior Tyler DeMartra nearly lost it all. He was going up for a catch on Sept. 9 during a football game against Lincoln Way East when he landed awkwardly. His leg was broken. Due to the injury, he missed the rest of his senior football season. “It sucked obviously. Watching... READ MORE »»

  • March on Chicago

    March on Chicago

    Taylor Porter, News Editor

    February 1, 2017

    Senior Eliza Sykes said it was “one of the most profound, impactful weekends”of her life. She and 260,000 other people from all different religions, sexual orientations and backgrounds marched down Jackson Drive in Chicago on Jan. 21 to send a message for women’s rights, LGBT rights and racial... READ MORE »»

  • The newest face

    The newest face

    Lucy Sloan, Copy editor

    February 1, 2017

    With no prior acting experience, unexpectedly landing the lead role in the school play sounds borderline impossible. Sophomore Jaira Stanley, however, has defied the odds. READ MORE »»

News

Principal search continues

Myah, News Writer

H-F has been on the hunt for a new principal for the better part of the 2016-17 school year. Administrators, along with the help of students, staff and community members, have narrowed the candidates down to two who will...  Read More »

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G.I. warfare

G.I. warfare

Brianna Lewis, News Writer

“State,” junior Joy Woods said. “Always state.” Once a year, H-F’s theatre department participates in the Group Interpretation event sanctioned by the IHSA. Group Interpretation, also known as GI, is a 30-minute...  Read More »

Feb 1 • No Comments

Diversity showcase

Alexandria Staton, Assistant news editor

H-F prides itself on being a community of diversity, but Connecticut College freshman Andre Thomas didn’t hear this conversation enough when he attended. He created Pursuing the Dream so that this conversation could be facilit...  Read More »

Feb 1 • No Comments

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Feature

Love is Ageless

Love is Ageless

Camm Pollmacher, Feature Writer

Sophomores Shallon Malfeo and Joe Incardella have been dating for one year and nine months. They have kept a strong connection since freshman year and don’t plan to end it any time soon. “Love is putting forth effort for the othe...  Read More »

Feb 8 • No Comments

  • How to deal with that annoying February 1, 2017
  • Grand Dough-pening February 1, 2017
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Opinion

Open the door to Bisexuality

Christina Lopez, Feature Writer

When you're a little kid you're told that you can do anything.  You can fly, become an astronaut and you can love whatever and whoever you please. As a three year old child, you don't see race, sexual identity o...  Read More »

Feb 21 • No Comments

Take the big leap

February 10, 2017

Land of the Banned

February 10, 2017

Investigation of the CPD

Investigation of the CPD

February 6, 2017

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