The Marionette

Perfect Gift Ideas For The Holidays

Hani Mohamed and Gregory Richardson, Reporters

December 19, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community

The holidays are coming up so we all know that depending on who the receiving the gift that the price range is partial. Depending on who the gift is for you create a set price. Also depending on who it is, you choose specific things for people,we wouldn't want to give an older brother a barbie doll....

2018 Midterms: Out with the old, in with the same

2018 Midterms: Out with the old, in with the same

Alice Bennett, Reporter

December 4, 2018

Filed under Community, HCP News

This past Thanksgiving, a hot topic around the dinner table was politics, and the 2018 midterms only fanned the flames. For Oklahoma state politics though, not much has changed. In the Governor's race, Stitt, the Republican candidate, won out over Democratic candidate Drew Edmondson, with a 54.3% ma...

Catching up with the Mayor


December 3, 2018

Filed under Audio, Community

The Marionette checked in with new OKC Mayor David Holt a few months into his mayorship to see how things were going since he took over the position. Topics include MAPS, diversity, fame and a fun holiday speed round.

Dropping the ‘F’ bomb

Alice Bennett, Reporter

November 19, 2018

Filed under Community, Opinion, Student Life

Across the school I’ve noticed a recent resurgence of the use of the F word. No, not the word parents fear that their kids will hear when they stub their toe against the table, the other one. This word is a bit more harmful. It’s a derogatory slang word used to describe people of the LGBTQ+ c...

October Awesome Eagles

Nikita Lewchuk, Reporter, Managing Editor

November 12, 2018

Filed under Community, HCP News

The October Awesome Eagles are senior Cody Cummins, junior Dorothy Lyles, sophomore James Frazier and freshman Joel Guerra. These students were nominated by a teacher for exemplary behavior both inside and outside the classroom. All four students received "Eagle of the Month" t-shirts, and had the op...

Policy updates for the first semester

Nikita Lewchuk, Reporter

October 15, 2018

Filed under Community, HCP News

There are several changes in the works this year concerning instruction policies. Many of the changes were targeted at the freshman class to provide a framework across all their teachers. Before now, the late work policy varied from teacher to teacher and agendas were checked once a week. Now all freshm...

Exploring outside the classroom

Camryn Anderson,, Reporter

October 15, 2018

Filed under Community, HCP News

Each block day, various classes take advantage of the near two hour class period to escape the general nature of their classrooms and do something different. This time three classes: Engineering and Design, Heritage Speakers/Spanish Five and Zoology went on field trips for both educational purposes an...

Students, community prepare for upcoming arts festival

Nikita Lewchuk, Reporter

September 21, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community, HCP News

Musicians are practicing, artists are creating and a variety of guests are preparing for a day of music, art, food and fun for the second annual Harding Charter Prep Arts Festival. The auditorium will be busy with performers from across the metro, including Jeremy Thomas, from the Jeremy Thomas Qua...

Fall into local festivities

Fall into local festivities

Jordyn Daniels, Reporter/Video Editor

September 18, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community, Showcase

With fall quickly approaching, there are a number of festivals, fairs and family fun available in the metro area. Here's a list of just a few events to kick off September: The Oklahoma County state fair began on Sept. 13 and runs through Sept. 23. The fair features concerts, one-of-a-kind foods and Dis...

Extreme makeover: HCP edition

Extreme makeover: HCP edition

Jordyn Daniels, Reporter

September 11, 2018

Filed under Community, HCP News, Showcase

Just like the show Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, Harding also went through some makeovers this summer. Publications adviser Kelli Taylor, health/cardio teacher Leslie Piccolo, 9th and 10th grade counselor Tonya Mann and 11th and 12th grade counselor Kate Ferguson all painted the walls of their rooms...

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