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Roxy’s Retro Freezeria

Roxy’s Retro Freezeria

Dylan DelCol, reporter

October 25, 2017


Filed under Restaurants, Showcase

For those yearning for a classic 60s-style ice cream parlor, Roxy’s Ice Cream and Soda Fountain has brought that experience to three different locations around the OKC Metro. The HCP news staff took the short trip to their first shop on NW 16th Street to enjoy a few of their range of available ...

Historic hurricane season causes billions in damage

Dylan DelCol, Reporter

October 18, 2017


Filed under Community, Technology

This year saw one of the costliest Atlantic hurricane seasons on record - both in dollars and lives - since accurate records of them were first kept in 1851. With a total of eight hurricanes – five of which are classified by the National Hurricane Center as “major hurricanes” (category three or...

Orchestra students participate in local honor orchestra

Rachel Rose, Reporter

October 9, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community, HCP News

Twenty HCP orchestra students joined together with orchestra students from other Oklahoma City schools for the 2017 All City Orchestra performance on Friday, Sept. 29. All City Orchestra is an annual event bringing together Oklahoma City orchestra students, under the direction of a guest conductor,...

Goodbye, Cassini

Dylan DelCol, Reporter

September 18, 2017


Filed under Technology

At 6:32 on Friday morning, Sept. 15, the Cassini exploratory satellite plunged into the Jovian planet Saturn, completing its fifth and final mission around the ringed planet in its 13-year survey of the planet, its picturesque rings, and its 62 moons. As we say our goodbyes to this little explorer...

HCP to host inaugural arts festival this October

Chase Leach, Reporter

September 6, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, HCP News

Harding Charter Prep will host its inaugural Arts Festival on Saturday, Oct. 14, featuring members of the HCP family with a variety of talents, including students, graduates and associates. Teachers Kelli Taylor and Michael Ferguson are spearheading the event, saying it is a way to show that Harding's...

Summer is prime time for TV binging

Rachel Rose, Reporter

August 31, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

For high school students, summer is a time for binge watching TV shows. Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, and HBO Go/HBO Now have a variety of popular shows to choose from, so the Marionette caught up with a few students to find out what they chose to watch during the dog days of summer. Senior Nik Daws...

Talent show lineup

Kaitlyn Smith, Reporter

April 12, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, HCP News, Student Life

The school year is coming to a close as students prepare for the overwhelming AP tests beginning in May. Since this time of the year places students under large amounts of stress, HCP presents the annual talent show. The following students are preforming in the show: Camila Gonzalez (12) will sing...

Students in HCP speech and debate advance to state

Students in HCP speech and debate advance to state

Kaitlyn Smith, Reporter

April 6, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, HCP News, Showcase, Student Life

HCP Speech and Debate took a big win at the West Oklahoma Speech & Debate Regionals. Among these students, 11 are taking 15 events to State Apr. 6. Among the students placing in original oratory is Camila Gonzalez. Her original oratory "I'm Scared," placed Gonzalez 7th. She spoke about general...

Green Light – Lorde review

Green Light – Lorde review

Camila Gonzalez, Reporter

April 5, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Featured A&E, Music, Opinion

"Don't you think that it's boring how people talk?" "I remember when your head caught flame. It kissed your scalp and caressed your brain." Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O'Connor has quite a way with words. Better known as Lorde, her debut album Pure Heroine won the affection of millions. As one of th...

January Food Review: Florence’s Cafe

Dylan DelCol, Reporter

March 28, 2017


Filed under Restaurants

Florence’s – it might not sound (or look) like a top-of-the-list restaurant, but look no further for a fantastic breakfast that will please both you and your wallet. Although we ordered solely from the breakfast menu, Florence’s offers up a sumptuous variety of lunch and dinner options as well,...

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