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All City band performs with out of bounds techniques

All City band performs with out of bounds techniques

Gregory Richardson, Reporter

February 17, 2020

Twelve HCP students joined forces with other Oklahoma City-area students at Northwest Classen in January for the All City Band clinic. Gwen Herrada, Ryan McLaughlin, A.C. Uribe,  Malachai Canty, Ashton West, Gage Cateeuw, August Biggs, Michael  LaSala, Eduardo Benitez-Mejia, Leonardo Moreno-Gordillo,...

Seniors spend last year at All State

Seniors spend last year at All State

Alice Bennett, Reporter

February 4, 2020

Violinist Victor Nyugen and bassist Jackson Burnette traveled to Tulsa in mid-January for the annual OMEA All-State clinic, a group they auditioned for in December. The group performed under the direction of composer Kirt Mosier. The prestigious group performed a world premiere of  "Vortex Rising," a piece commissioned from Mosier ...

US-Iran tensions deescalate for now

Gregory Richardson, Reporter

January 31, 2020

The new year started off rough with the assassination of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani on January 3, which happened as a result of Soleimani directly giving orders to attack the US Embassy in Baghdad. An American airstrike killed him in his convoy while it was leaving the Baghdad International Airport....

Watching while the world burns

Watching while the world burns

Katie Hillemeyer, Reporter

January 15, 2020

A haze has descended upon Australia due to a series of bushfires beginning in September.  In total, the fires have claimed the lives of 27 people, destroyed 15.6 million acres (a third of the size of Oklahoma), and killed an estimated half a billion animals.  Despite cooler temperatures bringing some...

Orchestra shines at state contest

Orchestra shines at state contest

Katie Hillemeyer, Reporter

December 12, 2019

The string orchestra snagged an Excellent rating for the third year in a row at the OSSAA State String Contest at Edmond Santa Fe High School on Nov. 19. The orchestra The orchestra performed "Dreamscape" composed by Deborah Rabinowitcz and "Schottisches" arranged by Larry Conley. "I really loved playin...

Twelve students earn spots in local honor band

Twelve students earn spots in local honor band

Katie Hillemeyer, Reporter

December 2, 2019

Twelve band students earned spots in the Oklahoma City All City Honor Band on November 16. This is the largest showing at All City for the HCP band since they started participating. Chairs were as follows: Ryan McLaughlin, sophomore, 2nd chair bassoon; A.C. Uribe, freshman, 2nd chair clarinet;...

Inaugural Career Day features visitors, focus on future

Inaugural Career Day features visitors, focus on future

Alice Bennett, Reporter

November 21, 2019

School is a stepping stone to help students to navigate the real world and get a job. Harding's first ever career day was created to expand the students viewpoints about certain jobs and to educate them on potential future careers. Students signed up for three sessions, writing their top 5 choices down. Everyo...

Spirits soar as Spirit Week approaches

Alice Bennett, Reporter

November 15, 2019

Spirit Week kicks off next week, running from November 18 to 23. STUCO announced the dress up days as followed: Monday is Pajama Day; wear cozy and warm clothes, but try not to take a nap during class. After school is the drive-in movie, where "Home Alone" will be playing. The movie starts at 6 p.m....

October Awesome Eagles announced

October Awesome Eagles announced

Katie Hillemeyer, Reporter

November 8, 2019

As the Halloween season came to a close, four individuals were recognized for outstanding acts of kindness observed by faculty around the school, earning the title of Awesome Eagle.  These individuals were freshman Vinny Langsworthy, sophomore Tori Wiles, junior Leah White and senior Joseph On...

Musicians earn spot in regional honor orchestra

Musicians earn spot in regional honor orchestra

Gregory Richardson, Reporter

November 8, 2019

Over 1,000 students descended upon Edmond Santa Fe on Sat., Oct. 5 with the same goal: earn a spot in the North Central Honor Orchestra. Three HCP students met that goal. Seniors Jackson Burnette and Victor Nguyen and freshman Poojita Sitaraman all earned spots in their respective orchestras. Burnette...

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