Behind Closzed Doors

Behind Closzed Doors

Kayte Connell, Staff Writer

September 30, 2016

Some students of Howell High School can hear the vocals of the choir floating through the hallway during an average school day. While the HHS choir room was directed by Rod Bushey for the past 44 years, there is a new era beginning.   Behind the closed choir doors is a man who is keeping the choir ...

A true Howell teacher

A true Howell teacher

Evan Webster, Staff Writer

January 30, 2015

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 auditorium being renamed for Choir Director

HHS auditorium being renamed for Choir Director

Sarah Cortez, Staff Writer

November 4, 2014

During the “First Impressions” choir concert on Thursday, Oct 23 it was announced that the Howell High School Auditorium will be renamed the Rod Bushey Performing Arts Center at the conclusion of the 2015-2016 school year. The auditorium will be named in honor of Bushey, for the lasting and lifelong...

New horizons for former Main Four adviser

New horizons for former Main Four adviser

Jordan Pudvay, Social Media Editor

October 22, 2014

After nine years of being The Main Four adviser, Mrs. Luann Haskins is remembering the late nights and parties that brought out the fun in journalism. Currently, instead of running The Main Four, she is practicing her Aunt Em voice for Howell High School's production of Wizard of Oz. Haskins started teaching in ...

English teacher shares passion for subject, students

Jada Boprie, Feature Editor

May 14, 2014

I only had a short time to interview Mr. Deven Parrish, but even with the time crunch it was easy to understand why his students like him so much. Besides his significant height advantage and his much more impressive resume, he’s just like any of the kids who walk through his classroom door eve...

HHS teacher takes caring for students to new level

February 13, 2014

By Staff Writer: Rachel Brauer Being a teacher is much more than implanting information: it’s guiding the students as much as one can. Teachers are mentors, and one teacher who takes that role seriously is Ms. Annette Steinacker- Roberts. After graduating from Howell High School in 1981, Ms. Rober...

Teacher or Jedi?

December 16, 2013

Teacher’s creative approach inspired by galactic movies By Staff Writer: Alexis Klask Passion runs deep in Gabriella DiNatale, a HHS senior English teacher, whether it be about her love for teaching or her obsession with Star Wars. DiNatale puts forth the effort in order to help others achieve what t...

“What a happy day it is today!”

Lexi Petroi, Staff Writer

November 20, 2013

HHS teacher known for his positive outlook on life By Staff Writer: Lexi Petroi From kayaking Lake Superior to searching and collecting ancient Native American artifacts, Mr. Michael Marek will always have an interesting story to share with students after the class bell rings. Mr. Marek attended Easte...

HHS teacher lives extraordinary life outside school walls

Tricia Tucker, Staff Writer

November 5, 2013

By Staff Writer: Tricia Tucker When children are in elementary school, the general thought is that teachers live in the teachers’ lounge.  They don’t really think that teachers have lives outside of school.  Well, Mrs. Kathleen Zents lives the opposite of this stereotype.  Not only is she a fun, i...

HHS English teacher holds 40 years of experience

Hannah Snyder and Hannah Snyder

October 3, 2013

By Feature Editor: Hannah Snyder Choosing a career can be the hardest thing for a person to decide. In multiple cases, the career field a person originally picks won’t necessarily be what they spend the rest of their lives doing. For Ms. Margaret Breece, her job at Howell High School wasn’t exactl...

HHS art teacher teaching students valuable techniques

Hannah Snyder, Feature Editor

September 25, 2013

By Feature Editor: Hannah Snyder Having a hobby is one thing, having it be your job is even better. For Ms. Rose O’Reilly, her love for painting, photography and simply art in general gets expressed each and every day at work. The Howell High School art teacher has been teaching students how to sculpt,...

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