HHS Broadside

Reflections from a Former Council Moderator

Council’s next chapter is always one worth reading. I miss that soft thrill of watching the annual turnover meeting when old leadership quietly exits stage left. The auditorium feels a little emptier and a...

The Too-Long Tale of Freshmen Off Campus

When Anna and I came to HHS our freshman year, there was much discussion on whether or not freshmen should have off campus privileges. Many freshmen running for Council, including both of us, promised...

Does Council Really Do Anything?

“Council doesn’t do anything.” It’s something that every Council member will hear first-hand from their peers. Is this sentiment due to a lack of communication between the student body and Council, or does it...

Reflections from the Council Executive

First and foremost I believe that Council is a learning laboratory for civic engagement. I think it works as a learning laboratory specifically because of the processes that are in place. This process depends...

Plant Club Engages in Suspicious Activity

After the Plant Club bought a 300 year-old bonsai willow tree without asking Council for funding, suspicions arose about how they were able to afford the $400,000 price tag. An investigation into the club’s...

Unrest on the Second Floor

The students of Ms. Gado’s third period 20th Century Literature class were shocked and confused when they found her door barricaded with stacks of books yesterday morning. As they tried to peek through the...