• New year, new rules

    New year, new rules

    Shreyas Gullapalli, Staff Reporter

    February 5, 2016

    With the New Year, the school has decided to put in some new rules. It’ll be important for all students to remember them, and understand why they were put in place. Here is a list of the rules, fully explained in their purpose and function by Mr. Josh Whitlow.   -Any student leaving a room... READ MORE »»

    Many of these rules are designed to reduce overcrowding in the hallways.

  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens Review

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens Review

    Gabe Maslich, Staff Reporter

    February 5, 2016

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens Movie Review Believe it or not, it’s been 38 years since the release of the original Star Wars that redefined the sci-fi genre.  Fans have been begging for a return to the feel of the original trilogy, and luckily for them, The Force Awakens accomplishes this... READ MORE »»

  • Project based learning

    Project based learning

    Arielle Conway, Reporter

    February 5, 2016

    Project based learning (PBL) is a new teaching technique in which the students learn by completing an assignment based off of the curriculum being taught in class. “I think project based learning has a lot of benefit and it also presents certain challenges for teachers. It’s hard to integrate... READ MORE »»

    The math department made projects and displayed them in the hallway.

    Arielle Conway

  • When terror strikes the City of Lights

    When terror strikes the City of Lights

    Hannah Wiley, Staff Reporter

    February 5, 2016

    France declared a state of emergency after several Islamic State attacks on Paris the night of November 13th. Authorities say 130 people died during this night, including 89 at the Bataclan Theatre, where they took hostages before a stand-off with police. Seven of the attackers also died.... READ MORE »»

    Countries all around the world support Paris during these hard times.

  • Swimming to the top

    Swimming to the top

    Will Pryse, Reporter

    January 5, 2016

    Swimming every day is a strenuous task but Keith Myburgh completes this task with ease. His career began on a hot summer when his friends and family convinced him to pick up the sport. Spring run was the first pool see this diamond in the rough. Going... READ MORE »»

News

University of Missouri President resigns

Andrew Porterfield, Staff Reporter

Recently, racism and prejudice have become bigger problems in America, a country which is supposed to be the land of the free and the home of the brave. While these issues...  Read More »

January 7, 2016

To some parents, babies aren't all that precious.

Babies killed, parents to blame?

December 8, 2015

To many, having a child is a highly rewarding experience, no matter how difficult things can get. However, some parents do not do so well with the privilege of parenthood. Earlier this year, a little...  Read More »

This sign is hanging on for dear life!

Will flooding be our demise?

December 8, 2015

In late September and early October of 2015, Virginia went into a state of emergency when extreme flooding wreaked havoc on towns and cities all over the state. Hurricane Joaquin’s wind speeds were...  Read More »

In 2014, 35 people were killed my the death penalty.

The death penalty in America

November 10, 2015

The death penalty is the execution of a criminal after a conviction within the court of law. The first mention of the death penalty was in Hammurabi’s code. In this code it states that there are specific...  Read More »

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Sports

The Golden State Warriors

The Golden State Warriors

Victorie Norman, Staff Reporter

  Two years ago, many said that this team would never be good enough to win a championship. Last June, the Golden State Warriors proved everyone wrong by beating the...  Read More »

February 5, 2016

New wrestling season, new adversity

New wrestling season, new adversity

Andrew Porterfield, Staff Reporter

With the Titan Toughman already behind us, the wrestling season is already in full swing. This year, the team will have to overcome the inevitable adversity that comes with...  Read More »

February 5, 2016

Volleyball’s Great Victory

Volleyball’s Great Victory

Breana Stout, Staff Reporter

This season Hidden Valley High School made it to the State Championship game in volleyball for the second time in the last three seasons. “We made it a long way considering...  Read More »

January 5, 2016

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Student Life

A special Christmas tradition

A special Christmas tradition

Gabe Maslich, Staff Reporter

It’s that time of year again.  Walking outside to be greeted by freezing gusts of wind.  The smell of hot chocolate in the air.  Decorating Christmas trees and houses...  Read More »

January 11, 2016

Tiny homes takes a hit on school faculty members

Tiny homes takes a hit on school faculty members

Sadie Hayes, Reporter

What is the first thing you think of when you hear the words tiny home? Small homes that can barely fit even one person? Tiny homes are small on the outside, but...  Read More »

January 5, 2016

Project Semicolon makes its way to the community

Project Semicolon makes its way to the community

Sadie Hayes, Reporter

Project Semicolon was...  Read More »

November 17, 2015

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Top Ten

Top 10 Holiday Songs of 2015

Top 10 Holiday Songs of 2015

Ariana Mandros, Staff Reporter

We did a poll of HVHS students to figure out the top ten Christmas songs for 2015.  Here are the results in order from most to least popular: All I want For Christmas...  Read More »

December 16, 2015

What celebrity would be President at Hidden Valley

October 13, 2015

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Music

One Direction Made in the A.M. Album Review

One Direction Made in the A.M. Album Review

Arielle Conway, Reporter

You may know One Direction from their first boyband single, What Makes You Beautiful, but their newest album, Made in the A.M. (MITAM) is a different and...  Read More »

January 5, 2016

Justin Bieber with his "Beliebers" in 2009.

Justin Bieber “Purpose” Review

January 5, 2016

Selena Gomez at the City of Hope Gala.

Selena Gomez – Revival Music Review

November 6, 2015

The Weeknd Stock Photo

The Weeknd Music Review

October 22, 2015

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Movies

The Good Dinosaur Movie Review

The Good Dinosaur Movie Review

Jillian Cockrell, Staff Reporter

The creators of “Up”, “Inside Out” and “Finding Nemo” have come out with another film! Disney Pixar’s “The Good Dinosaur”!! It came out on November 25th,...  Read More »

January 5, 2016

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Mockingjay Pt. 2 Review

January 5, 2016

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Matt Damon attends "The Martian" European Premiere at Odeon Leicester Square on September 24, 2015 in London, England.

The Martian Movie Review

November 4, 2015

The cast of the Scorch Trials promote their new movie.

Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials Review

October 9, 2015

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