Best promposals of 2015

Best promposals of 2015

Rachel Cichon, Editor-in-Chief

May 3, 2015


Filed under Feature, Showcase

In celebration of Prom, the Main Four is showcasing some of the best promposals done by members of the class of 2015.

Meet your Senior Survivors!

Meet your Senior Survivors!

Thomas Lassiter and Kira Cleer

April 24, 2015


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Student Highlight

Learn about this year's Senior Survivors, everything from their hobbies, tactics, fears and spirit animals. Use the knowledge to help pick who you'll support and see if they become the ultimate survivor.

JROTC program benefits Howell schools and community

JROTC program benefits Howell schools and community

Michael Gottschalk, Staff Writer

April 14, 2015


Filed under Feature, Showcase

a citizenship class that teaches leadership and aerospace science." That's how Sergeant Ken Reinhart of Howell's Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) describes the program at Howell High School, one of the newest programs at HHS that currently has 108 cadets in its first year.

T.I.E.S. program links students together

T.I.E.S. program links students together

Kaylee Hamilton, InDesign Editor

March 30, 2015


Filed under Feature, Showcase

The news is filled with stories about increasing mandates for public schools, the rare negative experiences, bullying, and lawsuits. Very seldom do the benefits get a shining spot in the lime light. In 2012, Howell High School introduced a program for students to have the opportunity to mentor a peer with special needs. This program was named T.I.E.S. which stands for Teaching, Interacting, [and] Encouraging, Students.

The Fashion Institute of Howell has arrived

The Fashion Institute of Howell has arrived

Mackenzie McDonell and Jordyn McConnaughey

March 24, 2015


Filed under Feature, Showcase

A new club has arrived at Howell high school. The Fashion Institute of Howell High is now in full swing! Howell has been lacking this form of a group for quite some time until now! Three girls have just recently changed that. Mackenzie McDonell, Jordyn McConnaughey, and Hannah Tucker have founded Howell’s first fashion blog and club.

Freshman compete in Odyssey of the Mind

Freshman compete in Odyssey of the Mind

Kira Cleer, Staff Writer

March 12, 2015


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Creative and spontaneous problem solving, teamwork, and regional, state, and world competition are what some of this years class of freshmen expected when they entered into Odyssey of the Mind. According to the website, Odyssey of the Mind “is an international educational program that provides creative problem-solving opportunities for students from kindergarten through college.” Thousands of teams throughout the US and 25 other countries participate.

Survivors take on the fight against leukemia

Survivors take on the fight against leukemia

Alexa Skonieski, Social Media Editor

March 6, 2015


Filed under Feature, Showcase

A favorite week at Howell High School is fast approaching: Senior Survivor week. Every year senior student council puts on the competitive 5 days by picking six senior girls and six senior guys to spend the full 120 hours suck inside Howell High. Every day 2 students are voted off coming up with a big winner at the end of the week.

Interpreter gives sign language students new opportunities

Interpreter gives sign language students new opportunities

Jackie Keranen, Staff Writer

March 6, 2015


Filed under Feature, Showcase

On Monday, February 23, interpreter Renee Sova came to Mrs. Flak’s Sign Language classes at Howell High School. Sova talked about her journey in becoming an interpreter for the deaf, and inspired many of Flak’s students.

HHS senior directs play

HHS senior directs play

Evan Webster, Staff Writer

March 3, 2015


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Feature, Showcase, Student Highlight

Directing takes heart, determination, and of course, these three words: Lights, camera, action. A Howell High School senior, Brooke Lys, will be taking on the challenge of directing an entire two act play by herself. The production she chose to put on is called The Apartment and will be shown in the drama room, K-5, at the high school. It will be shown over two days from March 10-11, at 7p.m. Tickets will only be available at the door for $5. There are a maximum 100 seats per show.

Howell alumni: Kayla Dillon

Howell alumni: Kayla Dillon

Kathleen Isenegger, Kyra Moen and Lindsey Saba, A&E Editor, Staff Writer and News Editor

March 2, 2015


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Student Highlight

Kayla Dillon graduated in 2009. She has a bachelor's degree in social work and is working towards her master’s degree at Eastern Michigan University. Dillon works at LACASA, a nonprofit organization that helps victims of abuse as the head Youth Prevention Educator. She is also involved with the LACASA...

JETS program offers great benefits to school

JETS program offers great benefits to school

Megan Killop, Business Manager

February 26, 2015


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Of the many diverse programs at Howell High School, the JETS program has got to be one of the most unappreciated. No, it’s not a program for pilots and flight attendants.  JETS stands for Job Exploration Training. The course, offered through the Special Education Department, helps students apply imperative...

Polar plunges support Special Olympics

Polar plunges support Special Olympics

Jackie Keranen, Staff Writer

February 10, 2015


Filed under Feature, Showcase

On Jan. 24, many people gathered together at Leith Lake in Brighton, ready to take a cold, icy polar plunge. The reason they were taking the plunge was to raise money for the Special Olympics Incorporation. This non-profit organization gives adults and kids with special needs an opportunity to participate in year round sports training and athletic competitions in a variety of different olympic sports.

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