HHS’s favorite 2015 Hoco-proposals

HHS’s favorite 2015 Hoco-proposals

October 8, 2015

Every high school girl’s dream is to be asked to Homecoming in a creative way by their crush. Whether you buy her a simple bouquet of flowers or surprise her in front of the school, she will be impressed with your effort.

Freshman participates in Poetry Out Loud

Freshman participates in Poetry Out Loud

Lindsey Saba, News Editor

May 5, 2015

Students came from Marquette, Petoskey, Detroit, and many more in order to compete in Poetry Out Loud. One participant in this event, however, arrived in Lansing on Mar. 13 from the halls of the Howell High School Freshman Campus. Her name? Anna Stocker.

“Make the Music Stop” raises money for good cause

“Make the Music Stop” raises money for good cause

Julia Lively, Staff Writer

March 25, 2015

This past Monday, March 23, the song “Everything is Awesome” from The Lego Movie began echoing through the hallways in between every passing time throughout the day. This isn’t the school just trying to promote positive vibes, it is a fundraiser put on by the Freshmen Class Student Council, to raise money for the Make a Wish Foundation. The freshmen are asking the freshman campus to donate $500 and the 10/12 building to donate $1,500 in order to “Make the Music Stop”, meaning in order for the song to stop playing the student body needs to raise that much money, if not the song will continue to play until the end of the school year.

Freshman compete in Odyssey of the Mind

Freshman compete in Odyssey of the Mind

Kira Cleer, Staff Writer

March 12, 2015

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.

Freshman team compete in Poetry Out Loud

Freshman team compete in Poetry Out Loud

Kira Cleer, Staff Writer

February 4, 2015

Poems were recited by 17 freshmen at the first annual Poetry Out Loud National Recitation contest. Armed with only a microphone and their chosen poems, students competed for the chance to move on to compete in the state finals in East Lansing for a prize of $200, an all expense paid trip to Washington D.C. to compete in national finals, and a $500 stipend for their school to spend on books.

Mentoring for the future

Mentoring for the future

Evan Webster, Staff Writer

November 24, 2014

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

Group aims to join Howell Highlanders together

March 17, 2014

By Staff Writer: Lexi Petroi The first day of high school can be a nerve-wracking experience for a freshman student. Walking into a new building, not knowing what to expect, being surrounded with the upperclassmen that know what high school is all about - it can be a challenging and intimidating task. That...

Leadership program, students help out freshmen with the first year

Marissa VanDaelen, Staff Writer

September 24, 2013

By Staff Writer: Marissa VanDaelen Starting high school can be frightening for anyone who has heard anything about what high school is like. For freshmen, hearing how their grades during their high school careers are truly important for college can cause a lot of stress. Some students at Howell High School volunteered to help reduce some of that first y...

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