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Bathroom bill B.S

Nikita Lewchuk, Reporter
April 21, 2017
Filed under Community, Opinion, Student Life, Teen Health

In the latest of an already long line of policy changes facing the American people as the administrations change, President Trump revoked Obama’s bathroom mandate. The mandate allowed transgender children in public schools to use the bathroom of their choice, instead of the bathroom corresponding t...

HOH Feature: Robert Felton

HOH Feature: Robert Felton

Dylan DelCol, Reporter
April 10, 2017
Filed under Community

Junior Robert Felton took a trip to the equatorial island nation of Jamaica last summer on a family trip that took him through a multitude of exciting and sometimes frightening experiences. He shared his stories with us as part of the Marionette’s Instagram series, Humans of Harding, but there was too ...

Eagle Week 2017

Lily Waswo, Reporter
March 27, 2017
Filed under Community, HCP News, Student Life

HCP's philanthropy week is back again, and there are many ways to contribute. Known around the school as Eagle Week, there will be several fundraisers and events going on during the week, all of the proceeds will go to Make-A-Wish Foundation. One way to support Katelyn's wish cause is eating. That's...

Voicing sexual assault: installment two

Nikita Lewchuk, Reporter
March 27, 2017
Filed under Community, Student Life, Teen Health

Merriam Webster defines rape as “Unlawful sexual activity carried out forcibly or under threat of injury against the will.” They also offer the following definition of sexual assault, “Illegal sexual contact that usually involves force upon a person without consent or is inflicted upon a pe...

Difference not disability

Difference not disability

Nikita Lewchuk, Reporter
February 28, 2017
Filed under Community, HCP News

This February Harding welcomed Jacquelyn Musgrove to this history department. Like her predecessor, Captain John Tipsword, Musgrove also has a physical limitation. She was born three months prematurely, and as a result is missing her right thumb and radius. “I wouldn’t consider it a disabili...

History department welcomes new AP government teacher

History department welcomes new AP government teacher

Camila Gonzalez, Reporter
February 22, 2017
Filed under Community, HCP News, Showcase

After John Tipsword left Harding Charter Prep due to poor health, the administration hired Jacquelyn Musgrove to teach AP Government and Psychology for the rest of the semester. Musgrove saw a career posting for a long term AP Government substitute teacher and was interviewed by the administration...

A final salute to Captain Tipsword

A final salute to Captain Tipsword

Nikita Lewchuk, Reporter
February 14, 2017
Filed under Community, HCP News

This is the second installment in a series about people at Harding with disabilities.  Just as it seemed Captain Tipsword was back to stay, yet another medical complication has arisen. After his return from medical leave in January, Tipsword is once again saying goodbye; this time permanently. ...

The procrastinator’s guide to Valentine’s Day

Kaitlyn Smith, Reporter
February 14, 2017
Filed under Community

Valentine's Day is today, and if you're anything like me then you waited to get your shopping in at the last minute. Procrastination gets the best of all of us, but the Marionette is here to give you a few ideas and a guide to procrastinated shopping for your loved ones. Not everyone is fortunate...

Welcome Back John Tipsword

Camila Gonzalez, Reporter
February 9, 2017
Filed under Community, HCP News, Video

Update: John Tipsword is now leaving Harding Charter Prep but wanted this video to be uploaded regardless.

Voicing Sexual assault

Dylan DelCol, Reporter
February 8, 2017
Filed under Community

"Every 98 seconds, an American is sexually assaulted. " This is according to the organization RAINN (Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network), which operates the largest anti-sexual assault program and database in the United States. The statistics come directly from the Bureau of Justice's crime statistics...

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