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Mu Alpha Theta Pi Day sales kick off

Mu Alpha Theta Pi Day sales kick off

Katie Curley, HJO Managing Editor

March 11, 2015

Apple, cherry, blueberry and more; Mu Alpha Theta began its annual Pi Day pie sale, allowing students to turn in pie forms from Feb. 23-27. With small pies selling for $7 and large for $11, the math club has raised over $6000 by selling 631 different pies, making for a successful Pi Day to support their...

Band prepares for Irish expedition

Daniella Parcell, News Editor

March 9, 2015

For the school’s annual homecoming parade, band members march for a mile in the October heat, playing simple songs for small crowds and taking in the expected applause from Carillon Elementary’s fifth graders. Upon turning into the stadium, they hear a few respectful cheers from some overenthusiastic...

P.A.L.S sponsors a walk for autism

Alex Grace, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2015

Youth P.A.L.S, a club which works exclusively students on the autism spectrum, sponsored its sixth annual “Walk for Autism” on Saturday, Feb. 14. The event aimed to fundraise for club activities, camp scholarships and supplies for local Autistic Spectrum Disorder classrooms. “I have a cousin...

Leadership hosts carwash for FIT

Leadership hosts carwash for FIT

Courtney Dziewior, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2015

Soapy water, wet sponges and colorful posters alerted passerby’s to Leadership’s carwash to raise money for the Families In Transition program at the 7-Eleven on Lockwood Boulevard on Saturday, Feb. 23. The carwash was one of the two planned events, with the second still in the planning phase, to...

Students vie to win free Olive Garden meal through Pasta for Pennies

Students vie to win free Olive Garden meal through Pasta for Pennies

Jeannie Williams, Floater Editor

February 26, 2015

Small, white boxes appeared in classrooms all over campus on Tuesday, Feb. 17. Beta Club launched the annual Pasta for Pennies campaign, and they expected to raise more this year than in the past. The Pasta for Pennies campaign is a three-week long fundraiser that will run until March 6 and is sponsored...

Band members excel at Solo and Ensemble

Band members excel at Solo and Ensemble

Daniella Parcell, News Editor

February 19, 2015

 After excusing herself to take an encouraging hug from her mom, senior Hunter Winters nervously inhaled before playing the first note of Johann Friedrich Fasch’s Sonata in C, a piece that had consumed her mind for the past four months. Despite her trembling fingers and temporary stage fright, W...

Show of Affections concert marks Husky Howl’s first performance

photo by Jake Arthur

Peyton Whittington, Staff Reporter

February 18, 2015

Chorus might be better known for performing classic show tunes from “The Sound of Music” or “Les Miserables,” but on last Saturday, Feb. 14 the chorus department started channeling their talent into contemporary hits. Pop music club Husky howl made its debut performance through its Valentine’s...

Choir, band prep for MPA performance

Choir, band prep for MPA performance

Adeline Davis, Student Connections Editor

February 17, 2015

In preparation for the Music Performance Assessment in March, the choral and band departments will be hosting their first pre-MPA concert on Feb. 27. The concert will alternate between chorus and band performances, covering all of the songs that will be performed at MPA. “Chorus members usually don’t...

Novice debaters compete at West Orange

Maddison Garr, Business Manager

February 17, 2015

On Saturday, Feb. 7, the novice debaters competed in West Orange debate tournament. Novice debaters, students who are participating in their first year of debate team competitions, were exclusively invited to the tournament to develop their skills and prepare them for future years of debating. Because...

Despite vendor support, WinterFest has small turnout

Advertising and high vendor turnout did not lure many shoppers to support TV production fundraiser.

Lauren Lee, Graphics Editor

February 11, 2015

On Jan. 31 TV Production held the first annual WinterFest, combining school fundraisers with craft sales, tag sales, children’s activities and a silent auction. “It was great weather and a better time of year to hold the festival than the Fall-fest,” PTSA worker Peggy Hart said. Twenty-seven...

BPA gets down to business

Katie Curley, HJO Managing Editor

February 10, 2015

On Feb. 13-15, the Business Professionals of America club will be attending the State Leadership Conference at the Walt Disney World Resort Hilton to prove their prowess in business procedures, with competitions in presenting, typing, speaking and computer skills. The competitions are composed...

Flor de amor

Haley Gaesar, Blueprint Managing Editor

February 9, 2015

There is nothing better than giving a Valentine’s Day gift to a friend or someone you care about, but deciding on what to get that special someone can be difficult. Spanish Honor Society solves this issue by giving students the opportunity to give the gift of flowers at Flor de amor. SHS runs Flor...

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