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Hereford teachers retire

Joanne Bare assists a student with her work. Many of her former students pursued art in college.

Chloe Parker and Paul Rapuzzi

June 11, 2018

As with the end of every year, it is time to say goodbye. For some, this goodbye is permanent but marks the start of a new chapter of their lives. This year, Art teacher Joanne Bare and Counselor Michael Wilson are retiring. They have dedicated countless hours and days to helping their students become...

For Our Troops hosts commemorative ceremony

Caption: For Our Troops members stand front row to watch the memorial service. All the members arrived early to help set up chairs and prepare the front of the school to be photo ready.

Jen Barranco, Reporter

June 7, 2018

Every year For Our Troops (FOT) members organize multiple events that help support and honor soldiers and those who have given their life for our country. The latest event they organized was the Memorial Day service. The service takes months of in-depth preparation, club members begin to organize...

Spring concert showcase

Music Department Chair Janet Sovich dresses like a swashbuckler and uses a sword as a baton. Orchestra performed “At World Ends” from the movie “Pirates of the Caribbean’s”.

Nicole Burkoski, Reporter

May 17, 2018

On Thursday, April 26 the Spring Concert showcased the concert, chamber orchestra, chorale, and chamber choir. Demonstrating what all the students have accomplished this year, Joe Jira called the concert “one of the finest performances,” out of all he has seen. The concert was in the school auditorium...

Students march to promote change for gun policy

Students pose with anti-gun violence signs, urging lawmakers to protect citizens. The march signified unity of students across the country.

Maggie Parks, Reporter

May 9, 2018

Students joined an estimated 800,000 others from around the world in the March For Our Lives on March 24 in Washington D.C. There were multiple marches across the country, with at least one in each state. “There was so many people -so many types of people- of all different ages. They were all so...

Art show was a success

The students' artwork are being displayed on the portfolios. Other pieces of artwork have been hung by the art wing.

Chloe Parker, Reporter

May 1, 2018

On Friday April 27, the Art Show was held in the cafeteria from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Students participating in arts courses at the AP and advanced levels attended to show off their talent. The students created a portfolio to share to those who came. Each portfolio was stationed around the cafeteria for people...

Hereford robotics team prepares for championship

Competing in the annual Championship Robotic competition, Hereford's robotics will show off their robot they have been working on all year.

Jen Barranco, Reporter

April 23, 2018

On Wed April 23 the Vex Robotics Championships will begin and last until Friday the 25. The championship will be held in Louisville. Each team will compete in a round robin tournament, so if they win they advance. Dean Harmon a 3 year member of the Robotics club said, “we have been scrimmaging other...

Caps and gowns being distributed

Chloe Parker, Reporter

April 23, 2018

Seniors will meet in the gymnasium Friday, April 27 to get caps and gowns. At 8:50 they will be dismissed bringing their belongings as they will return back to period 2.  The meeting will also review information about graduation, scholarship night, and deadlines for senior awards. The Senior Awards...

School walk-out works to end gun violence

Maggie Parks, Reporter

April 10, 2018

On March 14, students exited the school to commemorate the 17 lives lost in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas school shooting last month. Students were given the option of wearing an orange sticker for the protest, the official color of the Enough is Enough movement. The movement strives to create stricter...

Spring Dance recital is coming up

Smiling at the camera, the dance four dancers pose before their show. They  have rehearsed the past couple months for the spring show.

Chloe Parker, Reporter

April 9, 2018

Dance teacher, Erin Norton, will be hosting a dance performance featuring her dance students. It will take place in the auditorium at 7 p.m. on April 12. "It's one of the best recitals," said Bailey Perez ('20), a Dance 2 dancer, "It's really upbeat and fun." Doors open at 6:30 and tickets can...

Last day of the dress drive

Jen Barranco, Reporter

April 9, 2018

For the past week Leslie, Molly, and Susan have been accepting donations, such as gently used dresses, shoes, and jewelry, in the hopes that they will be used for the upcoming dance and prom.  On Monday April 9, from 6-8 they will be assisting any interested student in selecting an outfit for the dance.

Best Buddies hosts talent show

Best Buddies Club helps students show off their talent. The show featured acts including comedy, singing and dancing.

Laura Schmidt, Reporter

April 6, 2018

The Best Buddies Club held a talent show on March 9 in the auditorium, for all the members to show off their singing and dancing skills. “We had to prepare for a lot more then just the acts,” Jacqi Needle (’20), a member of the club, said. “It was a great turnout, a lot of family members and...

For Our Troops club runs drive to help soldiers and their families

Anna DeLibro, Reporter

April 5, 2018

The For Our Troops club is accepting gently used or new children’s books to donate to the USO and soldiers at BWI airport. The soldiers will be able to record themselves reading a book and send the recording to their child. The child will also receive a copy of the book to read along. The goal of this...