Hereford Harbinger

Students clear for takeoff with new flight simulator

Anna DeLibro, Community Editor

February 21, 2020

Learning to drive a car is almost every teenager’s rite of passage, but what if students began leaving high school with more than just a driver’s license?  Beginning next year, a brand-new course completer will be introduced to the list of electives: flight and aviation class. The class, supervised...

Online Etsy shops provide platform for custom made items

Online Etsy shops provide platform for custom made items

Rebecca Meldron, Reporter

February 21, 2020

Hobbies are important because people need an escape. Life can get stressful and having the time you need to do something just for you and something you love is important. Some people have found interesting hobbies that can also be profitable. Students and teachers have found an outlet where they can...

English department welcomes new teacher

Cristina Drecchio, Reporter

February 12, 2020

Hereford welcomes a new member, Carol Brown as the newest addition to the English department. Brown began her time here last year as a long-term substitute for English and Yearbook teacher Jamie Burgess.   Brown began her education at Virginia Tech, finishing with her master’s in Curricular Adm...

Hereford Fire Company continues statewide Santa tradition

January 6, 2020

Many students can recount past Decembers, watching Santa pass by their homes, not in a sleigh, but a firetruck. There are many traditions nestled and incorporated into our community, and the annual holiday Santa truck ride, is one of these unique events.  “The first winter break I experienced a...

Teachers participate in steel band for winter concert

Rebecca Meldron, Reporter

January 6, 2020

The winter concert is an annual tradition, bringing Christmas spirt before the holidays. The in-school winter concert was Dec. 19, kicking off the winter break. It featured performances by chamber choir, wind ensemble, orchestra, and a teacher steel drum band. This year is the second year that teachers...

Students spread holiday cheer through Secret Santa

Cristina Drecchio, Reporter

January 6, 2020

It’s officially the time of year we’ve all been waiting desperately for the holiday season is upon us. As winter approaches and the weather gets colder, families in the area begin to prepare for the upcoming celebrations. Christmas traditions begin as we get further into December. The sense of joy can...

Pet Instagrams take over online entertainment

Borton owns an account for her dog Lulu.  She started this account in 2015 to post cute pictures of her dog.

Anna DeLibro, Community Editor

December 19, 2019

Instagram offers almost every interest one can think of.  With over millions of hashtags and accounts, there is bound to be something for everyone.  Luckily, for animal lovers, there has been a rise in “pet Instagrams” over the past few years.   Ranging from dogs and cats, to even racoons and pigs, these pet a...

Les Misérables set to open spring 2020

Elizabeth Pellegrini, Reporter

December 19, 2019

This year’s spring production is to be the classic Broadway production, “Les Misérables”. “Les Misérables” is a French classic based off the novel, Les Misérables by Victor Hugo. The play follows the story of Jean Vaijean, a prisoner who breaks parole. A police inspector, Javert, tries t...

Dance performs first time ever two-show program

Nola Mak, Reporter

December 19, 2019

Before the show begins, the dancers have a pre-performance tradition. In order to hype themselves up, one company member will stand in the middle of the other dancers and yell phrases to which everyone else jumps and responds to. “It’s kind of like what sports teams do before their games.” Sarah...

Mental health advocacy club “In the Know” offers emotional support

Cristina Drecchio, Reporter

December 13, 2019

Everyone feels worried or anxious from time to time, but not everyone develops a mental illness. What’s the difference? A mental illness is a health condition that gets in the way of your thinking, relating to others, and day-to-day functions.  Over 5% of adults experience a mental illness each year...

The tea on local coffee shops: A critique on caffeine

The tea on local coffee shops: A critique on caffeine

Anna DeLibro, Community Editor

December 12, 2019

Any avid coffee-drinker has a typical order. Whether it is black, or has an elaborate mix of foam, syrups, and flavors, the repetitiveness of the order can become mundane. While some feel safer with their predictable cup of coffee, others become tired of large franchises such as Starbucks, Dunkin Donuts,...

“NEHS Mondays” promotes literacy through Scrabble

Courtney Craig ('22), Kayla Nieberlein ('22), and Piper Lentz ('22) play a game of Scrabble during one NEHS Monday in Mrs. Vance's room. Members were asked to invite other students to the event to play.

Elizabeth Pellegrini, Reporter

November 11, 2019

The beginning of the school year brings many writing assignments to students. College essays, practice AP essays, and other writing assignments are a part of high school. Many students struggle with these assignments, and the National English Honor Society has created a new event in order to assist students...