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Media Center now closed to students after school

Media Center now closed to students after school

Chase Leach, Reporter

September 20, 2017


Filed under HCP News, Showcase, Slideshow

The Media Center is no longer open to students after school, and will now only be available before classes. Before this year, the Media Center would stay open after school and be available to students every day but Wednesday, and students could come to study, check out books and use the computers....

Dress Code Changes

Dress Code Changes

Dylan DelCol, Reporter

September 11, 2017


Filed under Community, HCP News, Slideshow, Student Life

As the summer wound to a close, the announcement was disbursed via HCP Newsletter: the dress code has changed yet again. This time around, the HCP Governance Board has taken aim at the issue of student professionalism where uniforms are concerned. "I think one of the things that the board was l...

HCP to host first-ever arts festival this Oct.

Chase Leach

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...

New project aims to improve school

Jordyn Daniels, Reporter

September 1, 2017


Filed under HCP News

With the improvement of the school underway, sophomore Cooper Phillips set a goal to raise $10,000 for new water fountains and other projects throughout the school. Project Eagle is an up-and-coming club that focuses on improving the aesthetics of the school. "I wanted to start a club that I could...

The “Great American Eclipse” is almost here

Dylan DelCol, Reporter

August 21, 2017


Filed under HCP News

As any astronomer can tell you, today will feature one of National Geographic’s top seven astronomical phenomena of 2017: a total solar eclipse. So what is a solar eclipse? One occurs when the orbiting moon passes directly between the earth and the sun as shown here, casting a shadow across the earth’s surface. During this time, i...

Signing off

Lily Waswo, Reporter

May 4, 2017


Filed under HCP News

As a symbolic end to the 2017 school year, yearbook signing will be on Wednesday, May 10 in the school cafeteria from 3-4:15 p.m. Refreshments will be available and a limited number of yearbooks will be available for purchase for $50 from adviser Kelli Taylor outside the cafeteria. Pre-ordered books...

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...

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...

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