The Movie Club: its mysterious existence exposed

The Movie Club: its mysterious existence exposed

Kira Cleer, Staff Writer

February 4, 2015


Filed under Feature, Showcase

After visiting all of the High School’s three offices and questioning multiple 10-12th graders, the existence of the Movie Club has been confirmed. The club meets every Monday from 2:30-4:30 in Mr. Jason Kane’s room 1-19 at the Freshman Campus. The students pick movies with awards to watch and discuss what they like and dislike

A true Howell teacher

A true Howell teacher

Evan Webster, Staff Writer

January 30, 2015


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Teacher Highlight

Many students receive their start at Howell High, few come back to repay the favor and work to inspire the younger generations of Highlanders. Only 6 out of 100 Howell High staff actually attended the school. One of these rare teachers is the new Ms. Krista Kirby who graduated in 2006.

HHS celebrity look-a-likes

HHS celebrity look-a-likes

Mackenzie McDonell, Opinion Editor

January 30, 2015


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Student Highlight

Ever had a split-second heart attack in the halls of HHS when you think you spot a celebrity? Take a look at some of HHS's Hollywood look-a-likes. *Updated images

Concerns about concussions

Concerns about concussions

Sarah Cortez, Staff Writer

January 29, 2015


Filed under Feature, Health & Technology, Showcase

Concussions are a growing problem in today’s society. The average high school lineman takes between 1,000 to 1,500 hits to the head each season, some at forces equivalent to or greater than a 25 mile an hour car crash, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of America.

Class President works to connect HHS students

Class President works to connect HHS students

Rachel Cichon, Editor-in-Chief

January 28, 2015


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Student Highlight

For the majority of students, senior year is one of the busiest, most stressful and most monumental times of their lives as they fret over college applications, scholarships and Prom. For members of student council, this workload only increases as they plan events and raise money for their class. Despite this, senior Kaitlin Rolli, president of the Class of 2015, devotes her time to effectively leading her classmates and crafting a positive school experience.

High school teen starts local business

High school teen starts local business

Alexandria Adle and Janelle Meininger, Guest Writers

January 27, 2015


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Student Highlight

Howell High School senior, Aspen Pyle, is taking a big step in beginning her life alongside HHS alumni Emily Jewell with their up-and-coming hand-painted shoe business “Last Resorts”. Pyle and Jewell are selling canvas shoes which are hand-painted to the customer’s preference. Determined to start a new chapter in her life, Pyle hopes this innovative recreation will bring in a few extra dollars to help her on the way.

Laura Rumohr earns Howell Service Person of the Year

Laura Rumohr earns Howell Service Person of the Year

Ian Stone, Staff Writer

January 27, 2015


Filed under Feature, Showcase

On Dec. 1, in an after school ceremony in the Howell High School cafeteria, Laura Rumohr was honored as Howell's newest Service Person of the Year. Rumohr is a special needs teacher at Howell, giving her service here for the past 20 years.

History of the Highlander

History of the Highlander

Megan Killop, Business Manager

January 26, 2015


Filed under Feature, Showcase

The student section roaring, players celebrating, and the crowd erupting into applause; this picture perfect moment wouldn’t be complete without the Highlander on the side-line. This Scottish symbol has been Howell High School’s mascot since roughly the late 1940’s, when the 1947 yearbook referred to the Highlander.

Quiz bowl team breaks record

Quiz bowl team breaks record

Jordyn McConnaughey, Social Media Editor

January 15, 2015


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Student Highlight

Steven Schomberger, Varsity Quiz Bowl Captain, broke a school record on Dec. 17, 2014. The varsity team also broke a record on that eventful night. By Editors: Kaylee Hamilton and Jordyn McConnaughey

The burning of Ferguson

The burning of Ferguson

Kathleen Isenegger, A&E Editor

January 14, 2015


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Whether or not you believe Darren Wilson was justified in his actions that caused the death of 18 year old Michael Brown is not the issue at hand. Trying to encapsulate what is going on in our country by isolating this one event is absurd. Tens of thousands of people across the United States are not protesting due to the debatable murder of one man. By A&E Editor: Kathleen Isenegger

Mentoring for the future

Mentoring for the future

Evan Webster, Staff Writer

November 24, 2014


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Link Crew Mentoring is a group that takes individual freshman and tries to guide them through their first year. This program has 160 mentors. It is led by the Leadership teacher, Aaron Metz and is generally considered a successful program to help freshman students throughout the year. By Staff Writer: Evan Webster

November’s Co-op student excels at work

November’s Co-op student excels at work

Kira Cleer, Staff Writer

November 24, 2014


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Student Highlight

Many business participate in the Howell High School work-based learning program. One of which is where senior Darrian Fielding works, Studio 103. Fielding has worked as a receptionist for six months. By Staff Writer: Kira Cleer

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