The Purple Clarion

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The Purple Clarion

The Purple Clarion

Allen stands at the counter  where his father, Kenneth Allen, once stood.
Allen invites students to take a last walk down Sloan Street
Ellie Rann, Staff Writer • March 14, 2023

Ask anyone at HHS and a majority of students will say they have walked to Sloan Street Market at least once during their high school years. With the impending closing of the store, many are reminiscing about the memories they have made at Sloan Street...

Students have chance to find treasure at upcoming events
Students have chance to find treasure at upcoming events
Sarah Girtman, Staff Writer • March 20, 2023

For anyone who likes a good deal, there are two upcoming events that might be of interest. The Key Club and Matrix are partnering to host a prom...

Senior class gets seated for the show
Senior class travels to see 'Pride and Prejudice'
Bailee Clifton, Staff Writer • March 9, 2023

The senior class traveled to Paducah, Kentucky Thursday March 2 to see Aquila Theatre’s production of “Pride and Prejudice”. The play lasted...

Director Krystal Gulley and young adult librarian Lisa Johnson work at the main desk on keeping things running smoothly at the library.
Library board election nets unexpected community attention
Francesca Messerschmidt, Staff Writer • March 8, 2023

As local election time draws closer, an unexpected race has come to the forefront. With three spots up for grabs, the library board election...

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...

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...

Fine arts face difference in funding among activities
Fine arts face difference in funding among activities
Francesca Messerschmidt, Staff Writer • January 31, 2023

Many people say money makes the world go around, this is no different in school. But how is money being distributed among competitive activities?...

Sophomore Shaeyhoni Villasana checks her phone during her physical education class.
Smartphone addiction threatens teens' mental health
Sarah Girtman, Staff Writer • January 30, 2023

Many people say that “your phone is a drug”? Well that is actually true. When we look at our phones, our brains release a small shot of dopamine....