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Art teacher Tyler Cripe said students often have difficulty creating art without their phones beside them.

Technology takes charge of art department

By Danielle Feldsher March 4, 2024

With the new age of technology taking over schools, art teachers are stuck on whether the use of it is detrimental or essential, AP art teacher Tyler Cripe said. The debate is especially prevalent in...

HHS favorite stationery

HHS favorite stationery

By Amanda Boles January 26, 2024


Art allows students to express themselves creatively and reduce stress.

PTA reflects students’ best interests

By Alicia Liste November 3, 2023

PTA’s Reflections Art Program offers a unique opportunity for all students to display their artistic talents. The contest, held annually, accepts themed entries from students from pre-K through grade...

Art project sparks inkspiration

By Danielle Feldsher October 31, 2023

While drawing can refer to intricate and technically skilled pieces of work, it also refers to the idea of having complete artistic freedom, no matter how good the piece is. The art department focuses...

Ceramics teacher Jodi Johnson poses with her ceramic sculpture.

Sculpting a new beginning

By Danielle Feldsher September 22, 2023

With clay in hand and a fresh outlook on the year, new teacher Jodi Johnson is taking over the ceramics wing this year after the previous teacher, Katie Schiltz, retired.  Looking to implement her...

With a paintbrush in hand, participants paint the pot for the succulents they get to bring home and foster.

Building bridges between art, science

By Nicole Kim and Mackie Vu February 7, 2023

On a busy Friday afternoon, members from Greens Ops and National Art Honor Society assembled to paint pots for the succulents they will get to take home and take care of. The collaboration event between...

Bark without bite: Future efforts to address climate change should focus on lasting policy advancements instead of destructive symbolic gestures

Vandalism is not activism

By Keshav Kumar November 28, 2022

Activism is one of our most powerful tools to change the world for the better. It can be helpful to disrupt the status quo in order to draw attention to an issue. However, there is a fine line between...

Art to me is freedom of expression, a way of being heard when you are in your feels or had a bad day.

Using art as a form of self-expression

By Gabriela Salazar November 19, 2022

Art is a gateway into a world of vast colors and shapes that can be altered with something as simple as a pencil and imagination.  Whether it is a gift or a self-taught talent, artists find inspiration...

Despite mostly appealing to experienced artists, art club provides a variety of activities that may help members with varying backgrounds practice their artistic skills, Song said.

A club for all

By Patrick Hao November 8, 2022

Clubs at our school are very much a reflection of the technology hub we live in, with a diverse selection of STEM clubs ranging from pure sciences to engineering-based clubs, such as robotics. However,...

At a crossroad: choosing passion over practicality will impact my studies, career and life.

The high flyer: choosing between passion and practicality

By Erin Loh December 20, 2020

I took Java freshman year.  Props to my indecisiveness, choosing Java was the result of a long process of weighing pros and cons, and comparing it with other electives like Art, Writing for Publication...

How to set up a bullet journal

How to set up a bullet journal

By Sara Shohoud May 5, 2020

The boredom of quarantine has gotten to me. I have been passing time binge-watching Netflix shows and staying up for hours on end watching mediocre TikToks. I realized that I wanted to use this free time...

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