Senior Survivor charities: North Star Reach

Senior Survivor charities: North Star Reach

Missy Scharaswak and Briget Stolz

May 20, 2019


Filed under News, Senior Survivor, Showcase

Howell High School’s Senior Survivor week raised $135000 for two charities, one of which is North Star Reach.   North Star Reach is a non-profit organization located in Pinckney, Michigan. This camp offers chances to kids battling life-threatening illness and health conditions for a camping experienc...

Senior Survivor charities: Julianna’s Wishes

Senior Survivor charities: Julianna’s Wishes

Sophia Trump, Staff Writer

May 20, 2019


Filed under News, Senior Survivor, Showcase

Last year we lost one of our fellow Highlanders, Julianna Ward-Brown. Julianna touched the lives of many during her 16 years. So much that the class of 2019 decided to award many scholarships in her name. There was a total of seventeen scholarships given out to this year’s senior class. “In her foo...

Ted Talks come to the Rod Bushey Performing Arts Center

Ted Talks come to the Rod Bushey Performing Arts Center

Makayla Sapienza, Editor in Chief

February 26, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

On Wed, Feb 27, Howell High School is hosting the second annual Ted Talks. This event lets students showcase topics that are important to them, “Ideas Worth Sharing”.   Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the main office and online at www.eventbrite.com. The show will be held in the ...

Staying safe for winter driving

Staying safe for winter driving

Jordyn Holanda, News Editor

December 19, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Winter’s cold weather brings chaos, commotion, and disorder onto the roads every year in Michigan. According to the Federal Highway Administration, over 1,300 people are killed and more than 116,800 people are injured in winter vehicle crashes annually in the US. For new drivers especially, it is v...

2018 Michigan midterm election results

2018 Michigan midterm election results

Jordyn Holanda, News Editor

November 20, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Tues, Nov, 6, the state of Michigan held its 2018 midterm election. The newly elected Michigan state governor of the next four years, succeeding Rick Snyder, is democrat Gretchen Whitmer. The election resulted in Witmer’s defeat of republican Attorney General Bill Schuette in the race. The new US senator...

Link Crew tailgate ahead of Brighton vs Howell football game

Cas Morris, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018


Filed under News

On Friday, Oct 12 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Link Crew will be hosting a tailgate located by the John Duke’s Field ticket booth. The big event will feature its very own DJ, along with a plethora of activities for students to enjoy. Besides music, the tailgate offers games for students to play, and...

Fundraiser 5K to benefit local charities

Fundraiser 5K to benefit local charities

Makayla Sapienza, Editor in Chief

September 21, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Sunday Oct 7 at Howell High School, Running Lab in Brighton is hosting a 5k walk or run to benefit Special Olympics Livingston County and Ainsley’s Angels in Southeastern Michigan. It is $30 to sign up and all proceeds go to these two local nonprofit organizations.   Special Olympics is an organization that pro...

HHS Boys’ Tennis fundraises for memorial bench

HHS Boys’ Tennis fundraises for memorial bench

Shelby Laupp, Social Media Editor-in-Chief

March 8, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Starting Tues. March 6 until Fri. March 16, the Howell Boys Tennis team will be selling cherry and blue raspberry slushies in the commons after school for two dollars. All proceeds will go to the purchasing of a memorial bench for Julianna Ward-Brown, who managed the boys tennis team and played on the g...

Black History Month celebrated nationwide

Black History Month celebrated nationwide

Madie Loebig, A & E Editor

March 1, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

In the 1970’s the month of February became known as Black History month, designed to recognize African American achievements and culture. Throughout the month, events have occurred across the nation in honor of African Americans from the past, present, and future. At the Detroit Institute of Ar...

Rally hosted in downtown Howell

Rally hosted in downtown Howell

Lauren Hauk and Morgan Chidester

February 12, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On Saturday, Jan. 27, a rally dubbed March Against Fear, was held in downtown Howell to protest racism in the community. It was organized by Ms. Colleen Turk and Ms. Kasey Helton, both are members of the organization Citizens for Unity. “[We thought] somebody needs to do something, we need a visibl...

Price Harry engaged to actress Meghan Markle

Price Harry engaged to actress Meghan Markle

Sydney Croghan, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017


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Prince Harry announced his engagement to American actress, Meghan Markle, on Nov. 27. The couple have been in a relationship since the summer of 2016. However, they decided to keep it quiet until Nov. of 2016.   The relationship between Prince Harry, 33, and Markle, 36, drew criticism due to the fa...

Lighting up Howell for the holidays

Lighting up Howell for the holidays

Madie Loebig, Staff Writer

November 23, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

On Friday, Nov. 24, come join the Howell Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation as they celebrate the beginning of the Christmas season for their 34th annual Fantasy of Lights extravaganza. At 3 p.m., the festivities will begin at the historic Howell Opera House; the Fantasy of Art will display handmade...

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