The Purple Clarion

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The Purple Clarion

The Purple Clarion

New superintendent ready to bring change to district
New superintendent ready to bring change to district
Francesca Messerschmidt, Staff Writer • December 12, 2022

After months of uncertainty, Harrisburg has finally announced the hiring of a new superintendent. It was announced at the Nov. 15. school board meeting that Carmi-White County principal, Amy Dixon, would be the districts superintendent.  “They...

Juniors Jacob Mitchell, Jaxon Quisenberry and Mackenzie Partain examine artifacts at the John A. Logan museum. They took notes about things at the museum and recorded which artifacts were their favorites
Honors History class goes to John A. Logan Museum
Kelee Mills, Staff Writer • January 23, 2023

The Honors U.S. History class went on a field trip last week. The class visited the General John A. Logan Museum in Murphysboro.   The students...

Key Club members senior Sebastion Brown, (club president) Sofie Brombaugh, and junior Bella Capuzzo donate to the 4Cs.
Key Club organizes annual 4C's food drive
Caleigh Whiting November 21, 2022

Key Club is doing their annual service project of helping donate to the 4Cs food drive, and they have a new option for club members to sell “pumpkins.”...

Elizabeth Dawes fifth hour AP English class works on their research papers.
Seniors work on annual research papers
Bailee Clifton, Staff Writer • November 18, 2022

There have been quite a few changes this school year, but one thing that has not changed is the annual assignment of research papers for seniors.  The...

Dogs win despite injuries
Dogs win despite injuries
Riley Mize , Staff Writer • January 13, 2023

The varsity Bulldogs came out victorious over the Anna- Jonesboro Wildcats Jan. 7 although they  did face a few struggles throughout the game. The...

Senior Sidney Neal receives congratulations. from her team on honors received at the preview tourney
Neal leads team as lone senior
Triton Kielhorn, Staff Writer • November 30, 2022

 The girls basketball team had a great performance last week in their tournament, beating out the other teams and maintaining  their undefeated...

MEGAN hits theaters with bang
'MEGAN' hits theaters with bang
Bailee Clifton, Staff Writer • January 11, 2023

     “MEGAN,” originally set to hit theaters Jan. 13, was expected to meet high standards after it was announced that Blumhouse, one of...

Students struggle with scholarship applications
Students struggle with scholarship applications
Kelee Mills, Staff Writer • January 6, 2023

As students in their senior year, they start to think about life after high school.  If the student is going to college, then scholarships can...