Hereford Harbinger

Chemistry club takes experiments to a new level

The beakers that are used during the experiments completed at chemistry club.

Katie Blair, Reporter

December 21, 2017

Once a month, Sydney Jenkin ('20) and Whitney Langlee ('20) go to chemistry club in Mr. Fluharty's room where they conduct different types of experiments that they don't have the chance to do their chemistry classes. Carols floated down the science wing on Wednesday, Dec. 20 from the holiday party...

Spirit Club seeks success

Haley Page, Reporter

December 21, 2017

School spirit can make or break a school’s success. Most of Hereford’s school spirit and enthusiasm derives from Spirit Club. Spirt Club brings all grades together to help the community and boost our school’s spirit.  This club, run by Social Studies teacher Nicole Maffei, meets on Wednesdays during Enrichment. Right now, th...

FBLA Fundraiser for My neighbors Foundation

Rebecca Meldron, Reporter

December 21, 2017

Members of FBLA are holding a fundraiser every A day before the holidays. They want to raise 5,000 dollars for My Neighbors Foundation by donations in homeroom.   "Our goal was $5,000 but we did much better than last year so any time you do better than the year before, it's a success and we wer...

Casa Club gives gifts this holiday

Gemma Rossi, Reporter

December 21, 2017

Jake Turner ('19), is the president of Casa Club at HHS. Casa Club is an organization within Baltimore County Public School that helps raise money and awareness to orphaned kids in the school system. This month, while collaborating with the SADD Club and the Student Council, are adopting kids in the...

Knitting Club gives back

Laura Schmidt, Reporter

December 21, 2017

Meeting on the first Friday of every month, the Knitting Club knits and crochets bags, Christmas presents, hats, scarves for themselves and some that are donated to various charities. The club "is a place for novices and experienced crafters to connect," Michelle Vance, the club adviser said. With...

Foreign language clubs thank teachers

Jenna Field ('19) rolls out sugar cookie dough. Members of the Spanish and French Clubs decorated the cookies for the holiday season.

Halli Powers, Reporter

December 21, 2017

Members of the Spanish and French Clubs baked sugar cookies and distributed them to faculty members' mailboxes after school on Tuesday, Dec. 19. Students were given recipes and made the cookies from scratch, cutting them into holiday-themed shapes and topping them with sprinkles. "We recently gathered...

Holiday gingerbread house decorating

Maddie Gaede ('20) decorates her gingerbread house in NAHS.

Keegan Whittle, Reporter

December 21, 2017

Once a month, National Art Honor Society gathers in Mrs. Bare's room to do activities promoting art. NAHS gives the students an opportunity to express themselves and showcase their art. The Honor Society does various events throughout the year, including a pumpkin carving event, a gingerbread house...

Yearbook deadlines closing in

No days off (except A days). Madison Hackett (’19) and Rose Cabral (’19) collaborate on a page of the Pioneer. Yearbook students worked hard to achieve their deadlines.

Conor McCue, Reporter

December 21, 2017

  As the second quarter nears its end, so do deadlines for yearbooks. The Pioneer is available for purchase on jostens.com.   Don't wait too long though, "[The Pioneer] gets more expensive as the year goes on," Kamryn Kelbaugh ('19) said. The deadline for yearbook ordering is Jan. 4, 2018.   The deadline ...

One Love collects gifts for families

Emma Swensen ('20) celebrates the end of the House of Ruth drives during the Team One Love's holiday party. She donated toothbrushes, toothpaste, bar soap, and deodorant to help the cause.

Katie Salko, Reporter

December 21, 2017

This December, Team One Love has organized two drives for the House of Ruth Maryland. These drives benefit women and their children who have been exposed to abuse in their homes and left to distance themselves from their abusive spouses. The first drive was for the Adopt A Family program that is sponsored...

Junior Optimist Club delivers wreaths

Students are taking the time out their weekend to kindly deliver wreaths. They had fun giving back to the community.

Chloe Parker, Reporter

December 18, 2017

Ralph Causarano and his students from Junior Optimist Club donated wreaths on the graves of veterans this past weekend at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens. This ceremony took place at noon and was synchronized around the country.

New York photography field trip

Students are gathering around attentively listening to someone speak about the artwork.

Chloe Parker, Reporter

December 14, 2017

Geoff Grace and his photography students went to New York City on Friday, Dec. 8 to visit different art museums throughout the day.  “It was such a great experience. I’ve only been to New York once before and I was really young so it was fun to see everything again. I highly recommend the trip to...

Radio and T.V. students win technology competition

Jen Barranco, Reporter

December 14, 2017

Radio and T.V. students Ashley Thompson, Jaydeen Weems, Tyler Hilliard, and Zach Lee were named the state winners in the 2017-2018 Solve for Tomorrow competition. In addition they won a $25,000 Samsung technology prize package.