The Purple Clarion

The Student News Site of Harrisburg High School

The Purple Clarion

The Purple Clarion

Chervinko photographs different historical objects throughout the region. The bear petroglyph is one of the pieces of art returning to Southern Illinois after being kept in Kansas. This particular petroglyph is from Peters Cave in Jackson County.
Historic indigenous petroglyphs to return to region
Francesca Messerschmidt, Staff Writer • May 12, 2023

After years of being passed around, a pair of rock panels containing indigenous art is returning to Southern Illinois. The panels feature glyphs of what are thought to be bears among other things. The panels came from a cave near Murphysboro, but they...

Fifth grade resource teacher Hannah Nance will be coming to teach at the high school at the beginning of the 23-24 school year.
Resource department to anticipate change in staff
Francesca Messerschmidt, Staff Writer • May 26, 2023

At the end of the 2022-2023 school year, special education English teacher Johni Beal will be retiring, and fifth grade resource teacher Hannah...

Brady Mayer future RISE Program administrator for the school year of fall 2023.
RISE Program to come to HHS
Riley Mize , Staff Writer • May 25, 2023

There will be a new program at HHS starting fall 2023, The Rise ( Rural Illinois Shared Education) Program.  According to information provided...

English teacher Elizabeth Dawe sits at her desk. Dawe will be promoted to assistant principal at West Side elementary for the next school year.
English teacher seizes new career opportunity
Sarah Girtman, Staff Writer • May 24, 2023

English teacher Elizabeth Dawe has been working in this district for 24 years. A new opportunity has arisen for her, as she has been chosen to...

Myers goes for the goal against her opponent.
Myers determined to maximze her last soccer season
Ellie Rann, Staff Writer • March 31, 2023

Senior Emma Myers has been a part of several activities in school, but soccer has always been her favorite. She has worked hard off and on the...

The girls soccer team goes through warm-up drills before beginning practice.
Soccer kicks things in gear
Riley Mize , Staff Writer • March 15, 2023

  Students in the soccer program  are excited and ready for what this year's season has in store. The girls are building their strength...

People shocked at the horror factor of Evil Dead Rise
People shocked at the horror factor of "Evil Dead Rise"
Bailee Clifton, Staff Writer • May 17, 2023

“Evil Dead Rise”  is the fifth addition to the “Evil Dead” franchise. After a short glimpse to the next day at a lake, the majority...

School shootings threaten students well-being
School shootings threaten students well-being
Sarah Girtman, Staff Writer • May 5, 2023

This generation seems to be facing more challenges than any previous generation. An example of that would be school shootings, which have significantly...