A cappella makes their way to CMU

A cappella makes their way to CMU

Hannah Maki, Staff Writer

November 9, 2015

On Friday Oct 23, Howell High School’s top choir class, A cappella, took a trip to Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant, Michigan.

Band and choir unite for annual Collage Concert

Band and choir unite for annual Collage Concert

Jordan Pudvay, Social Media Editor

April 29, 2015

Howell High School has a great musical arts program and this Thursday, April 30, there will be a Collage Concert. This concert will show off the talents of the top choirs and bands at HHS. This includes Jazz band, Wind Ensemble, Perc Ensemble, Women’s Chorale, A Cappella and Highlander Chorale. The concert will start at 7 p.m. and everyone is welcome to support the HHS music programs. The admission is free for all and open to the public.

“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.

Coffeehouse Blues

Coffeehouse Blues

Kyra Moen and Kathleen Isenegger

March 18, 2015

This past Saturday March 7, at the popular hangout spot Uptown Coffeehouse, a magical musical performance occurred. A man who introduced himself as Cameron played acoustic bluegrass; a chill alt-rock band from Brighton, A Hero Falls, then performed; and finally the band Era of Peace--made up of ridiculously...

Fall in to Fall Out Boy’s latest album

Fall in to Fall Out Boy's latest album

Lindsey Saba, News Editor

February 4, 2015

Fall Out Boy’s discography is vast, spanning years, styles, and even generations. Many of their songs were chart-toppers, and some have achieved what could be considered a “cult classic” status. With their newest album American Beauty/American Psycho released on Jan. 20, 2015, Fall Out Boy adds another layer to their musical history bedrock.

Choir gears up for first concert

Choir gears up for first concert

Kyra Moen, Staff Writer

October 22, 2014

Passion, dedication, practice. Class after class spent memorizing songs, perfecting pitch and pronouncing different languages, knowing that soon they will be singing on stage for friends and family to hear. Preparing for the choir concert “First Impressions” on Thursday, Oct. 23rd takes hard work. Students’...

Playing an instrument can boost your health

May 6, 2014

By Managing Editor: Amber Lee Carnahan Music has, in the past, been shown to have a beneficial effect on the musician; however what those effects actually are isn’t as clear. It takes a lot of patience and practice to learn an instrument, but it is worth it in the long run for many reasons. In an age of abundant social...

HHS rockstar holds big plans for the future

May 6, 2014

By Feature Editor: Hannah Snyder As high school comes to an end for Howell High seniors, there is one person who has left his impression on so many people these past four years. Ben Friend has been making people smile, laugh, and feel accepted since the first day of his freshman classes. Probably even since his ...

Senior connects with peers, inspires others

April 3, 2014

By Social Media Editor: Cassie Bondie In high school, students learn quickly that it isn’t easy to stand out for the right reasons instead of the wrong ones. We spend the main four years of our lives fighting to be noticed, appreciated, and accepted by our fellow classmates and teachers, while at...

Signs of obsession and tips to overcome it

March 3, 2014

By Managing Editor: Amber Lee Carnahan Everyone has that certain activity or hobby that they look forward to each day, such as playing a video game or watching a television show. While it might at first start out as a simple pastime, you could be at risk of developing an obsession. Before addiction set...

My first experience at HHS’s Winterfest

February 21, 2014

By Staff Writer: Tricia Tucker As a new student at Howell High School, I was curious as to what Winterfest would be like. Would it be as it was at my old school in Marine City, or would it be completely different?  I heard many rumors; some said Winterfest wasn’t worth the money, and some that said i...

“The Truth About Love”: P!nk’s newest claim to fame

Cassie Bondie, Social Media Editor

November 18, 2013

By Social Media Editor: Cassie Bondie If you’ve ever seen P!nk perform live, you know what it feels like to witness a performer who is talented in their trade both in the studio and on the stage. Alecia Moore (a.k.a. P!nk) began her career in 2000, with her single, “There You Go”. Since then, she has released...

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