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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

  • Features

    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

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

Anna Knepley, Co Editor-in-Chief January 11, 2023

On Dec. 20, the Taliban placed an indefinite ban on women attending universities in Afghanistan. The next day, armed guards were stationed outside universities, barring female students, who had attended...

Wheeler is in the starting position for his 500-meter dash at the Hagerstown Invitational, which is one of the team’s more competitive meets.

Athlete of the Month: The newest addition to Hereford’s track team

Caroline Daily, Co Editor-in-Chief January 11, 2023

Hereford High’s Indoor Track and Field team has been anticipating freshman Ben Wheeler’s (‘26) arrival ever since he started training with the team over spring break when he was still in middle...

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...

Walmart still sells fruitcakes every holiday season, and yet, people still dig into fruitcakes despite the hate around it.

Why do we hate fruitcakes?

Graham Mathews , Reporter December 19, 2022

In December of 2012, I excitedly told my parents to turn the TV on to the CBS channel. My eyes filled up with joy as the SpongeBob Christmas special lit up our screen, the one with 3d animation. But I...

A traditional Christmas tree decorated with Pagan symbols.

Critics continue to point to a Christmas conspiracy

Kay Duncan , Reporter December 19, 2022

The beginning notes of “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” begin to play as my family places ornaments on our tree. The smell of the balsam brings to mind a question: whose idea was this? What does...

Coca-Cola uses the holiday season to promote their product along with Santa being a Christmas spokesperson.

Coca-Cola defining the modern Santa Claus

Evan English, Reporter December 19, 2022

The popular soda brand Coca-Cola is known for many things, from the Coca-Cola polar bear to their prominent red and white logo, but most of all they are famous for their festive Santa ads.   I soon...

Cameron (‘23) and Mia (‘25) Davis and their family love decorating their tree right after Thanksgiving every year.

Christmas Ornaments: Where did they originate from?

Hailey Streckfus, Reporter December 19, 2022

With the Christmas season steadily approaching, everyone is enjoying their own family traditions. My favorite tradition is decorating my Christmas tree, but where did these traditions come from?.  Coming...

Krampus mask at the traditional Krampus run in Bad Goisern, Austria.

Krampus showcases his evil ways

Samantha Robbins, Reporter December 19, 2022

When I was a child, I went to the Mayor’s Christmas parade in Baltimore City. At that parade, I saw a creature that looked like a possessed goat. I told my mom and she said that monster is Krampus. She...

The Elf on The Shelf in its true form judging kids for making a mistake during the winter season.

Elf on the Shelf: do they affect young minds?

Caitlin Meeker , Reporter December 19, 2022

Picture this; I wake up next to my sisters sometime in mid-December. My mom tells us to get out of bed and get ready for school. We all run down and push each other out of the way as we rush around looking...

The tradition of the Christmas pickle involves hiding pickle shaped ornaments in the branches of the Christmas tree.

Conspiracy theories about the Christmas pickle

Maddie Herring, Reporter December 19, 2022

During Christmas kindergarten show-and-tell I remember coming into class explaining the sacred tradition of the pickle. At the time all I knew was that on Christmas morning everyone rushed downstairs...

Athletes sign out of Hereford and into college

Athletes sign out of Hereford and into college

Caroline Daily, Co Editor-in-Chief November 23, 2022

Senior athletes have decided and presented where they will continue their academic and athletic careers at the annual signing day on Nov. 15th. The recruiting process can start as early as an athlete's...

The JV field hockey team shows off their county championship plaque outside of Coach Coburns room, since they couldnt celebrate on the field.

JV sports take on a new look

Jay Goetz, Sports Editor November 4, 2022

Beginning this year, juniors can play on Junior Varsity athletic teams. There is a stipulation for this. 11th grade students are not allowed on JV if other JV athletes in another class are cut. This change...

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