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    Andrew Tate arrested for sexual assault allegations

  • Without women and girls in schools, the Taliban will not be recognized as the formal government of Afghanistan by Western countries.


    Taliban deny Afghan women right to education

  • Nick Geppi (23), Jake Gillispie (24) and Giselle Barke (24) help fix the new pasture to prevent one of the goats from jumping the fence.


    New pasture grows Ag department

  • Student council and class officers meet to discuss homecoming and other upcoming school events.


    New freshmen officer position promises financial success

  • Ella Ellrich (’25) reads Harry Styles feature in Better Homes & Gardens magazine. The magazine came out on April 26th to promote Harry’s House.


    Shining light on popstar Harry Styles

  • Even though the scouts is a great learning experience for young men, this court case proves that without appropriate screening of leaders boys are at more of a risk to be assaulted.


    Boy Scouts of America sexual assault cases bring attention to abuse of young men

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    Popular artists set to drop new music

  • Brown Jacksons confirmation represents President Bidens campaign promise to nominate a Black woman to the Supreme Court.


    Senate confirms Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court

  • Claire White (‘23) pulls “The Catcher in the Rye” by J. D. Salinger from the array of banned books in Mrs. Houseknecht’s room. Salinger’s novel was removed from curriculum in Summerville, SC in 2001 due to parent complaints about the filthy, filthy book.


    ‘Inappropriate’ books incite arguments over content suited for children

  • Drawing activities done in Coburns class hung up around the hallway. Students solve problems and find the right color or shape to draw inside the grid.


    Coburn maintains math engagement

  • Students in Mr. Sobels intermediate and advanced guitar classes listening to senior Ben Pfitzinger play a solo piece.


    Music classes are more than just playing an instrument

  • Jews remain the most targeted religion in hate crimes according to FBI crime statistics. As reflected in the graph, Anti-Semitic incidents have increased by over 94 percent over the past decade.


    Synagogue hostage crisis is symptomatic of a pandemic of hate

  • Sarah League (’22) and Eliza Nixon (’22) work on their novel for NaNoWriMo. Both accomplished their goal to finish with 50,000 words.


    Stuller’s class persevered through National November Writing Month

  • Mac Tiller (’22), Matthew Storey (’23), Joe Sheckells (’22), study for upcoming Marketing unit test. They studied the marketing mix this unit.


    Presenter proves endless possibilities in business

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    Astroworld festival deemed a concert that will not be forgotten

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The student news site of Hereford High School

Hereford Harbinger

The student news site of Hereford High School

Hereford Harbinger

Ag. students crowd in the barn and observe the preparation for the insemination. The group huddled together to watch the full process on a frigid Friday morning.

Agriculture helps create magic in the barn

Jay Goetz, Sports Editor January 9, 2023

For the first time ever Hereford’s agricultural program, with corroboration from local farms, used estrous synchronization and artificial insemination to make the heifers reproduce. Joy and Emma, two...

Maryland allows voters to request a mail-in ballot for the 2022 election, which must be postmarked or returned in person by 8pm on Nov. 8. An official ballot drop was placed outside of the auditorium for community members to place their mail-in votes.

Midterm elections reinforce importance of voting

Anna Knepley, Co Editor-in-Chief November 2, 2022

Maryland's executive office is up for election this Nov. as well as all of Maryland's eight seats in the House of Representatives and one Maryland senator seat. Election day is Nov. 8, 2022.  2022...

Michael Earp (‘25), Sam Stewart-Sicking (‘24), and Colin Kurniawan (‘24) sprint out of the gates. They ran in the Medium Boys Varsity race.

Hereford hosts annual Bull Run Invitational

Jay Goetz, Sports Editor September 30, 2022

Introduction to Journalism contributors: Samantha Robbins, Hailey Streckfus. Hereford cross country athletes took part in the Hereford Bull Run Saturday, Sep 17th. The course was originally designed...

Principal Covert chats with a student in the hallway. He wanted to continue connecting with students this year following his promotion to prinicpal.

Principal Covert emphasizes importance of Hereford community

Sydney Goorevitz and Henry Hottenstein September 30, 2022

Introduction to Journalism contributors: Kay Duncan, Maddie Herring, Caitlin Meeker. Hereford’s principal Robert Covert is approaching his new position with a focus on community input and communication....

Officer Croft swipes his key card to enter the front doors of the building. In his office, Croft kept an eye on the hallways and entrances around the school.

Texas elementary school shooting renews emphasis on school safety

Anna Knepley, Co Editor-in-Chief June 9, 2022

After Texas’s deadliest school shooting in modern history, public outcry for stricter gun control has become more prevalent. Many public figures are sharing their opinions in the media, along with local...

Students Amelia Clark (’22), Grace Wagaman (‘22) and Jack Bennett (’22) pose after stocking the Little Free Library with books.

Little Free Library draws in new readers

Henry Hottenstein, Reporter May 9, 2022

The National English Honors Society is working to increase the number of readers. To accomplish this the NEHS has rebuilt the Little Free Library over spring break. Little Free Library is a global book...

The Little Mermaid marks first school musical in over three years

“The Little Mermaid” marks first school musical in over three years

Matt Campbell, Reporter April 9, 2022

A return to normalcy this school year means a return to the stage for Hereford’s theatre department. After the success of the fall play, The Alibis, Mr. Chris Rose and company are back in the auditorium...

Andy Hicks(´22) holding one of the new chicks outside of its enclosure.

New flock joins ¨The Herd¨

Sydney Goorevitz, Reporter March 31, 2022

As of March 1st, eight new chicks joined Hereford ´ s agriculture program. They are a mix of Rhode Island Red and Plymouth Rock, also known as Barred Rock. Their purpose is to teach students currently...

Hereford’s elevator usage riddled with ups and downs

Jay Goetz, Reporter March 26, 2022

Many have an irrational fear of being stuck in an elevator. For some, this has become a reality.   Elevators have been used at Hereford since 1992 when the first elevator was installed in the main...

Custodians’ hard work goes unnoticed

Custodians’ hard work goes unnoticed

Nick Munro, Reporter March 23, 2022

The trash situation has surged all year as many students do not clean up after themselves, thankfully custodians keep our school a clean and education friendly environment. The janitorial staff does everything...

Mistreatment on buses continues as the bus driver shortage grows

Mistreatment on buses continues as the bus driver shortage grows

Sienna Ford, Reporter March 23, 2022

Not everyone takes the bus but those that do understand the frustration. The biggest issue that occurs on the bus is people mistreating each other. It’s not rare to hear a slur or a derogatory remark...

Mathis quotes Maya Angelo on her poster for a protest. She went to the Black Lives Matter protest in Hereford on June 20, 2020.

Hereford’s women activists take charge

Maria Maltese, Reporter March 21, 2022

Women’s History Month is finally here! Women have worked for their rights and have played a big role in many people’s lives. They are mothers, sisters, grandmothers, stepmothers, friends and teachers...

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