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  • 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

    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.

  • The HHS Wrestling Team Opens New Doors For Students

    The HHS Wrestling Team Opens New Doors For Students

    Hannah Finn

    October 30, 2017

    The Hawks wrestling team continuously opens new doors and allows students of HHS to have a positive experience with the sport throughout their high school careers. The team offers many benefits to students and is always welcoming new members. Current team members encourage newbies to join them. Team memb...

    Harrison Hawks Wrestling

  • More Academic Leniency for Student-Athletes?

    More Academic Leniency for Student-Athletes?

    Drew Hoelscher, Opinion Writer

    June 6, 2016

    Academics and athletics have long clashed in the lives of student-athletes. Student-athletes that spend over seven hours in school per day and then have anywhere from one to five hours of practice per day sometimes struggle to complete their work for school or make sure they have completely learned ce...

Draining the Swamp

J'Lynne Raines

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 situ...

A Search for Teachers

Benjamin Corsi

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...

Has Harrison Changed Its Standards?

Has Harrison Changed Its Standards?

October 23, 2017

            Unsatisfied with the former grading system, Director of Instructional Equity, Naomi Khalil and the rest of FPS' faculty teamed up at the beginning of the school year to discuss how FP...

Harrison Student Fights for Grades

Harrison Student Fights for Grades

October 20, 2017

In September, HHS student Alexis Juncaj, 10, formed a petition to reverse the new grading system’s rule of not having the students’ percentages in the grade book.  Juncaj is a representative of the s...

Harrison High Begins Its End

Harrison High Begins Its End

October 20, 2017

After a reign of 47 years, Farmington Public Schools has officially announced the closure of Harrison High School in the summer of 2019 due to multiple factors within the FPS community. After speakin...

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Coaching Changes Bring New Intensity Into Harrison Basketball

Jay Abner

October 23, 2017

There is a sense of energy in the Harrison boy’s basketball program and it’s much due to coaching staff changes that occurred over the summer. Coach Wilson was the previous varsity head coach, but...

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Jordan Whaley

November 10, 2017

Gabrielle Kosiba is an HHS student who studied abroad in Germany. Her exchange was one which changed her life forever. During this year-long exchange, Kosiba was able to completely...

  • The Unification of Harrison Seniors and Administrators November 6, 2017
  • Thoughts on Dress Code at HHS November 3, 2017
  • Teachers Share Their Thoughts on HHS October 26, 2017

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