Upcycling upgrades waste

Cassie Rickey, News Editor

January 24, 2019

Filed under Showcase, Student Features

Upcycling is when a person reuses (discarded objects or material) in such a way as to create a product of a higher quality or value than the original according to Dictionary.com. Ongoing scientific research has proven that partic...

Making weight; wrestlers accommodate

Grant Scarboro, Carly Kurgan, Charlotte McElwain, Reporter

January 24, 2019

Filed under Showcase, Sports

There are many obstacles to tackle before making it to the mat in wrestling.  A main component is making weight. In the end, the scale decides whether an athlete will or will not compete and because of this many athletes in and ou...

Coming up short; Being a good sport

Alison Grafton, Health and Science Editor

January 24, 2019

Filed under Showcase, Sports

In athletics, losing can be one of the most devastating things, and learning to cope can be challenging. NH’s coaches help many student athletes with managing how to deal with coming up short.     Varsity tennis coa...

King takes aim on archery

Lauren Seco, OP/ED Editor

January 24, 2019

Filed under Showcase, Sports

Junior Heather King has been participating in archery since she was eight years old, and she started competitive archery during her early middle school years. While she hasn’t been doing it lately, she is a knowledgeable on all a...

Possibility of changing modern medicine; Bluetooth controlled pill technology introduced

ANNA FITZHUGH, Business Manager

January 24, 2019

Filed under Health and Science, Showcase

Many people know of the Beats Wireless Pill, a bluetooth speaker. The wireless pill researchers recently developed may not play music at intense decibels;  instead, the ingestible capsule is used to sense environmental changes ...

Sleeping patterns overtake mind; How to maintain healthy cycles

ALEAH BIKLE, Reporter

January 24, 2019

Filed under Health and Science, Showcase

Whether it’s because you have to stay up for a project, are distracted by technology, or simply due to not being able to close your eyes and fall asleep, these factors may be contributing to some sleeping patterns that could po...

Coughing into college; College Health Concerns

Tori Gay, Reporter

January 24, 2019

Filed under Health and Science, Showcase

College comes with a lot of new things: New you, new school, new people, and new illnesses. According to College freshman Molly Zardus, “it is so easy to get sick in college, everyone is in close living corders all sharing the ...

Banding together to make a difference; Student voices carry impact

January 24, 2019

Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

It’s hard to avoid the difficult parts of life. Bad relationships, sudden death, school shootings, budget cuts. As teenagers growing up in the 21st century, we’re surrounded by things seemingly beyond our control. After all w...

Palm oil plagues many products Humanity’s addiction could wipe out own species

January 24, 2019

Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

Many of the products we purchase while grocery shopping, from ice cream to shampoo, are very likely to contain the ingredient of palm oil. This oil is extracted from the fruit of oil palms native to Africa.  Humankind’s...

Showcase sportsmanship by student athletes

January 24, 2019

Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

It’s a Friday night. The Bel Air, C. Milton Wright and North Harford swim meet is going smoothly. Then, all of a sudden, the meet stops. The head official buzzes his starter over and over, getting the swimmers in the current hea...

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