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Class of 2019 should be able to decorate graduation caps to celebrate accomplishments, individuality

Class of 2019 should be able to decorate graduation caps to celebrate accomplishments, individuality

Savannah Aviles and Dia Benigno

April 10, 2019


Filed under Perspectives, Showcase

To what degree does the student body have a stake in the events that celebrate their accomplishments? This is the question at hand when it comes to the debate over decorating graduation caps, something that Hammonton High School has not permitted in the past but should reconsider. Personalizing gra...

Shhh . . . don’t tell anyone: The damaging effects of secrets

Shhh . . . don’t tell anyone: The damaging effects of secrets

Marina Mazziotto, Reporter

April 8, 2019


Filed under Perspectives

Ever since we were little kids, we’ve learned to keep secrets and tell lies to people, such as parents, friends, and others. Most people will say people keep secrets to keep from getting in trouble, or becoming embarrassed.   However, secrets can damage you, and aren’t good to have. Acco...

Be selfish in a good way: care for yourself

Be selfish in a good way: care for yourself

Marina Mazziotto, Reporter

April 8, 2019


Filed under Perspectives

Okay, so it's not actually selfish. It's necessary. You have to care for yourself before you do for anyone else. Say you were drowning and you saw some one else drowning. Or course you'd wanna help them, but how could you, when you are too? You can't. It's like the same in a less-intense situation. &nb...

Should the voting age be lowered to 16?

Should the voting age be lowered to 16?

Jewell Cooper, Nadia Norton, and Jenna Delfino

March 28, 2019


Filed under Perspectives, Showcase, Videos

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Summer Body Guide

Summer Body Guide

Daniel Mutko

March 28, 2019


Filed under Perspectives

When it comes to summer everyone wants to look good in a bathing suit for when they go to the beach. Many try to get a fit physique in a short amount of time and dive straight into the deep end of fitness. If you have never worked out before or do so rarely doing this can lead to injury and discoura...

The Pros and Cons of a Later School Start

The Pros and Cons of a Later School Start

Lexi DeRosa, Reporter

March 18, 2019


Filed under Perspectives

There is nothing a high school student dreads more than waking up at the literal crack of dawn to start a school day. There has been loads of research about the psychological effects on a teenager waking up so early, and the facts are very telling.   According to the CDC, teens biologically nee...

Getting over heartbreak

Getting over heartbreak

Marina Mazziotto, Reporter

February 27, 2019


Filed under Perspectives

So I have recently had my first heartbreak, and it devastated me. The thought that they won’t be in my life anymore, I won’t be in theirs, they seem so happy without me, I’m crumbling without them, and so many more things that made me heartbroken, enraged, empty, in denial, and other awful feel...

Computer “Fun” Survey only caters to norms

Computer “Fun” Survey only caters to norms

Madi Cook, Reporter

February 25, 2019


Filed under Perspectives, Uncategorized

After winter break comes to a close, a couple of weeks pass by, and you suddenly notice your average high school environment has every single hue of red, pink, and purple regurgitated all over it. There’s an extreme production of hand-drawn hearts and a bountiful stock of cupid’s arrows strewn ever...

District must reduce plastic waste

District must reduce plastic waste

Jewell Cooper and Nadia Norton

February 15, 2019


Filed under Perspectives

Today’s schools play a major role in shaping what students think and believe. In its effort to prepare them as future leaders of the nation, teachers and administrators try to model good behavior and instill values that help all society. For this reason, we are calling on Hammonton High School to ...

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