Freezing for a good cause

Freezing for a good cause

Makayla Sapienza and Sophia Trump

February 3, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

On Feb 28., local Special Olympics  held a polar plunge fundraiser at Brighton High School. Over 120 jumpers participated in the plunge, raising more than $38,000.   Special Olympics is a nonprofit organization that carries out sports programs for people with intellectual disabilities such as ...

Woman’s March takes a global stand

Woman’s March takes a global stand

Sarah Trudeau, Staff Writer

January 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

On Jan. 21, people across the world participated in the Women’s March. This peaceful protest was a response to the inauguration of President Trump and for those who fear that their civil rights will be threatened.   Marches took place in cities all over the world such as Washington D.C., Chicago, L...

Music to help you get through midterms

Lauren Hauk, News Editor

January 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Midterm week can be very stressful for many students. Some find themselves with a limited number of midterms, while others end up drowning in study guides and exams. While Spotify, 8Tracks, and Youtube can be great apps to find pre-made study playlists, they can often become a repetitive list of the...

HHS blocks social media on wifi

HHS blocks social media on wifi

Ben Wood, Social Media Editor

January 20, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

In light of recent events, Howell High School has been put under a social media break where websites such as Twitter and Snapchat have banned on the HHS wifi servers. This type of barrier on HHS’s network has been seen in other instances, such as the app After School, an app that allowed students to...

Lions lose all playoff hopes in loss to Seahawks

Lions lose all playoff hopes in loss to Seahawks

Martin Poljan, Staff Writer

January 20, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Lions played recently in the Saturday night wildcard game against the Seahawks for a playoffs spot. Lions lost the game 6-26. Seattle started off the game slow, with only one touchdown and one field goal before the end of the first half, Seattle led 10-0. Lions fired back with one field goal...

Clemson makes a comeback against Alabama

Clemson makes a comeback against Alabama

Makayla Sapienza, Staff Writer

January 20, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Number two ranked Clemson Tigers won the College Football Playoffs Championship game against number one Alabama Crimson Tide. In last year’s championship game it was Clemson vs Alabama, however Alabama took home the trophy. Clemson had to wait all season to avenge themselves and bring home a ...

Howell High School and Always Hope Rescue team up to relieve exam stress

Howell High School and Always Hope Rescue team up to relieve exam stress

Bridget Janis, Arts & Entertainment Editor

January 12, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

The end of the semester is coming up fast and that includes the stress of midterms. On Mon, Jan 23 and Tues, Jan 24 during all lunches there will be a puppy room in the auditorium lobby. It will cost $5 for up to 10 minutes full of playing with the puppies. The ten Dalmatians/Pointer mixes puppies ...

La La Land: a timeless masterpiece

La La Land: a timeless masterpiece

Sarah Trudeau, Staff Writer

January 10, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

On December 9 and Christmas day, the highly anticipated movie, La La Land came to theaters across the country. With a cast full of favorites including Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, and John Legend, it was sure to be a hit. La La Land is a musical that follows the story of a struggling jazz musician and...

Howell Bowling rolls into their Season

Howell Bowling rolls into their Season

Shelby Laupp, Sports Editor

December 8, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

The Howell Bowling Team will kick off their season this Thur, Dec 8, versing Canton High School at Striking Lanes at 3:15 p.m. “I'm extremely excited for the start of the season. This season is looking extremely hopeful even though the turnout for bowlers was low. We are all a motivated group t...

Fidel Castro passes at age 90

Fidel Castro passes at age 90

Ben Wood, Social Media Editor

December 5, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Fri, Nov 25, the world watched as Cuba paid their respects to the passing of their late leader, Fidel Castro. The world felt mixed feelings as people gave both tears and cheers in the aftermath of his passing. While Castro may have been an enemy in the eyes of some Americans, he was still seen as...

Howell Thespian Society performs Showcase

Howell Thespian Society performs Showcase

Shelby Laupp, Sports Editor

November 28, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News, Showcase

The Howell Thespian Society will host their International Thespian Society, ITS, Showcase tonight, November 28 at 7 p.m. The cost is five dollars and it will be performed in the Rod Bushey Performing Arts Center. The Showcase is a preview for the scholarship festival the society members will be perform...

We the People heads to Districts

We the People heads to Districts

Ben Wood, Social Media Editor

November 16, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

On Fri, Nov 18, this year's We The People class will be competing in their annual district competition. Students in this class are divided up into groups of three and each group spends the semester learning a unit of constitutional law. The competition is each group presenting their knowledge on cons...

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