The Catalyst

  • When Social Media Becomes a Chore

    When Social Media Becomes a Chore

    Anna Fowler, Staff Writer

    January 19, 2018

    About a year ago, I opened the Snapchat app on my phone for the first time in over a month. I had dozens of pictures from my friends waiting there for me. Even though I was not responding, they continued sending several “snaps” to me each day. Let’s rewind to a month earlier. I had established “s...

  • Why Teach Fish to Climb Trees?

    Why Teach Fish to Climb Trees?

    Kacey Craig, Staff Writer

    January 19, 2018

    I asked ten students the following questions: What are pronouns? 3/10 students answered correctly. How high can you go on your multiplication tables? 6/10 students could reach the standard level of 12. Who was fourth president? No one answered correctly. What is the difference ...

  • A Seniors’ Feature: The Final Countdown

    A Seniors’ Feature: The Final Countdown

    J'Lynne Raines, Staff Writer

    December 12, 2017

    6...5...4...3...2...1...WE ARE OUT. To be more specific, that is exactly how many months seniors have until we are able to complete our journey in high school and head onto a different path, whether it is college, trade school, entrepreneurship or wherever else life takes you. It has been four long year...

    The Senior section keeping the Pep Rally lit.

  • Best Music by the Decades

    Best Music by the Decades

    Anna Fowler, Staff Writer

    December 11, 2017

    The Catalyst newsroom has compiled a list of some of the best music from each decade, and from this year so far. Here are a few of the best songs from each musical era.   The 1960's was an era of freedom of expression, which was widely represented in the music made at the time. Marvin Gaye and Tamm...

    Marvin Gaye was on of our top music picks.

Mr. Cassatta is Leaving Harrison
How to Survive Finals
Food in HHS Classrooms

January 10, 2018

Should students be allowed to have food in the HHS classrooms during school hours? An often heated and debated topic, students believe they should be allowed to have food in their classrooms. I...

Draining the Swamp

November 10, 2017

On Monday October 30, 2017, Harrison band and art students were welcomed by tons of water. This left the band and art rooms soaked inches deep in water. This unfortunate situation left HHS students won...

A Search for Teachers

October 26, 2017

In the fall semester of 2017 at HHS, five weeks into the school year there were no teachers for Arabic, English, and ceramics class because the original teachers that were filling these spots resigned sh...

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The Growth of Technology
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  • The Man Behind Our Principal January 23, 2018
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