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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...

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...

Skydiving Experience

Paige Langley, Reporter

April 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Student Life

Forever feeling like I've lived in the shadows of my twin sister all of my life, it had always been a dream of mine to do something exciting that she hadn't done before: I was going to go skydiving. I began looking up all the information about skydiving when I was 16-years-old. Sadly, after reading...

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...

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...

Choir students represent HCP at district solo, ensemble contest

Kaitlyn Smith, Reporter

March 21, 2017


Filed under HCP News, Student Life

Spending time after school and doing extra work outside for extra help and guidance is a common activity among students at HCP. Among these dedicated students are HCP choir members who competed at the district solo and ensemble contest on Feb. 11. Advancing to State with a Superior rating: Amber...

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