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Moore Hardware

Jordyn Daniels, Reporter

November 20, 2017


Filed under HCP News, Student Life

Congratulations to the following Speech and Debate team members at the Moore Speech and Debate Tournament. This was their second tournament of the season, and even with a small group of students, the team was successful. "One of our strong suites is extemporaneous speaking; four of our nine qualifications...

Start shopping — Spirit Week days announced

Jordyn Daniels, Reporter

October 31, 2017


Filed under Student Life

The annual Spirit Week days are in! Spirit week is Nov. 13-17, wristbands will be available everyday for $10 to participate in the dress up days. Monday is Pajama Day; dress up in your favorite jammies.  Tuesday is Dynamic Duo; come with your friend as a pair or come with a group with a theme....

Students earn spots in regional honor orchestra

Students earn spots in regional honor orchestra

Jordyn Daniels, Reporter

October 18, 2017


Filed under HCP News, Student Life

Three orchestra students were recently chosen for the highly-selective North Central Honor Orchestra, the most Harding students to have collectively earned spots in the group. Freshman Deepika Sitaraman and sophomores Jackson Burnette and Victor Nguyen auditioned on Oct. 7. NCHO is an honor orchestra for string orchestra students in grades 7 through 12 in the North Cen...

Student exchange program comes ‘full circle’ for French teacher

Dylan DelCol, Reporter

October 17, 2017


Filed under Community, HCP News, Showcase, Student Life

'“One thing I love,” French teacher Emma Smreker said, “is [that] there’s some kids that have never been outside of the country [and] being able to be that person that helps facilitate that.” The French student exchange program is particularly nostalgic for Smreker because she was once a...

September Awesome Eagles

September Awesome Eagles

Jordyn Daniels, Reporter

October 9, 2017


Filed under HCP News, Showcase, Student Life

Congratulations to September Ewesome Eagles freshman Daniel Medina, sophomore Braden Warma, junior Daniela Sandoval and senior Carlos Flores. Students are chosen by teachers for going out of the ordinary and for excelling in the classroom. Perks of being student of the month include a free clothes...

New year, new rules

New year, new rules

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...

Harding students, faculty swap school for thrills this summer

Harding students, faculty swap school for thrills this summer

Mitchell Stroud, Reporter

September 7, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Although during the school year the students and teachers are flooded with work and grading, the summer gives everyone time to relax and spend time with others away from the dread of homework in the back of your mind. Summer is usually seen as time to lay around and do nothing but contrary to that, the...

Voicing Sexual Assault: installment 3

Voicing Sexual Assault: installment 3

Dylan DelCol, Reporter

May 9, 2017


Filed under Student Life

We're back with another installment of the ongoing series covering sexual harassment and assault. To start off, we're going to play a quick game of spin the wheel. There are twenty panels on our wheel. We'll start off with rape and sexual assault, both attempted or completed, which take up three of our...

Oceans apart

Lily Waswo, Reporter

May 2, 2017


Filed under Student Life

With parents from two very different parts of the world, junior Sofie Gutierrez has grown up with a very interesting background. "My dad is an immigrant from the more rural, poor part of Honduras while my mom is from Germany," Gutierrez said. With both countries being so different from each other...

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...

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