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  • Literary classics appear in classrooms across the school. Students criticize these books for their dated language and complex themes.


    ‘I don’t think anyone really reads anymore’: Reading continually decreases for teens

  • Recycling can still be a viable option, but it needs to work alongside reducing and reusing. Waste Management Hierarchy taken from EPA.


    It’s time to trash recycling

  • Part of Hereford’s agricultural program includes caring for animals, which ensures that future farmers and wildlife caretakers will treat them in a humane and ethical way.


    Students are the future of wildlife advocacy

  • Along with exterior injuries, instant noodles are a high sodium food. An excess of sodium can lead to an increased risk of heart disease and stroke.


    Unsupervised children suffer burns from instant noodles

  • Features

    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

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Hereford Harbinger

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Hereford Harbinger

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...

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...

October home game calendar

October home game calendar

October 10, 2022

Sunday  Monday  Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday  Friday  Saturday  2    3  Field Hockey- Franklin @ 3:45  Volleyball- Carver @ 5:30    4    5    6  Badminton-...

Varsity football gathers in a huddle mid-game against Manchester Valley on Aug 19.

Bulls set for successful fall season

Jay Goetz, Sports Editor September 13, 2022

Hereford’s first home football game of the season takes place on Friday, Sep.16, where the bulls will take on Owings Mills. The student section theme is Hawaiian: fans are encouraged to wear bright,...

Eleni Yates (left) and Mackenzie Moroney (‘25) (right) wish each other luck with a stick-high-five before a game.

Girls JV lacrosse perseveres for counties win

Maria Maltese, Reporter May 9, 2022

Throughout the girls’ junior varsity (JV) lacrosse season the players have shown outstanding teamwork and tight communication leading their record to be 10-1. Coaches find ease promoting competitiveness...

USMNT returns to World Cup action

Jake Epstein, Content Editor April 8, 2022

Following the shocking failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, the US Men’s National Soccer Team punched their ticket to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar with a third-place finish in CONCACAF qualifying. Going...

	Liam Diehl is set to start for the Bulls on Friday April 8 against Franklin. Diehl became a top Division One prospect as a result of his performances for the Bulls and the Mid-Atlantic Red Sox.

Athlete of the Month: Liam Diehl proves to be the real deal

Jake Epstein and Jay Goetz April 8, 2022

For Liam Diehl (’23), the baseball diamond has always been a second home. “Ever since day one he’s been [playing] baseball in the backyard and I’d pitch to him, and he’d pitch to me,” Brenden...

James Traynor (‘22) sinks a three pointer while guarded by Grayson Hammann (‘22). The Rec Ball players in Team Sports have been practicing for weeks in preparation for the season.

Rec Basketball returns after two years

Peter Capan, Reporter/Lead Illustrator November 19, 2021

With the return of JV and Varsity winter sports comes the long-anticipated 2021-2022 Recreational Basketball league. Following the 2019-2020 season, Rec Ball was forced to take a gap year.  While disappointing,...

Megan Warrenfeltz (’23) and Piper Lentz (’22) pose with the state championship trophy. Both were key contributors to the team during the entire season.

Cross-country team crosses the finish line one last time

Matt Campbell, Reporter November 19, 2021

The Hereford cross country season came to an end on Saturday, November 13th with the Maryland State Championships held on the Bull Run course. York road was backed up for miles with cars yet again this...

Drew Kinsey 
(Washington College, Baseball)

Hereford athletes sign letters of intent

Sophie Shive and Caroline Daily November 18, 2021

On Nov.17, Hereford held its' annual athlete signing event. This year 10 athletes celebrated their commitment to play collegiate athletics along with administration, family, and coaches. These students...

Atkins takes the ball forward in a state quarterfinal matchup against North Harford. She scored the game winner in overtime to settle the game at three-to-two.

Athlete of the Month: Shari Atkins sends Lady Bulls to Ridley

Jake Epstein, Content Editor November 17, 2021

On a chilly November night in Silver Spring, the girls’ soccer team found themselves in a deadlock with the defending 2A state champions in Calvert High School. With 24 minutes remaining, the Lady Bulls...

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