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R61 Resale Boutique can be found at 1001 N Main St in Harrisburg from 10 am-4 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 10 am-6 pm on Thursday and 9 am-12 pm on Friday. They are also on Facebook at R61 Resale Boutique.
Resale shop serves larger purpose
Francesca Messerschmidt, Staff Writer • February 26, 2024

In the past year, a new resale shop has opened up in town. Restoration61 Resale Boutique (R61) is a resale shop working towards “(changing) lives by disrupting the cycle of human trafficking,” according to their website.  R61’s organization...

Senior Max Maynor welds in his SIC welding shop class.
New vocational building to spark surge in construction trades growth
Kylan Jerrell, Staff Writer • February 25, 2024

A new building is in the works, and it will allow more room for teachers and students to work. The building will also allow for the vocational...

Juniors Bella Teston, Natalie Beck, Zech Underwood and Freshman Noah Billman attend state speech tournament.
Four students attend State speech tournament
Sydney DeVous, Staff Writer • February 23, 2024

Juniors Bella Teston, Natalie Beck, and Zech Underwood and Noah Billman participated in the State  speech tournament, placing  in the top 10...

Heavy cloud formation on the morning of Senior Sunrise Aug. 12, 2023. Despite this, the clouds passed and did not affect the sunrise.
Students get opportunity to discover mysteries of weather
Leah Haugen, Staff Writer • February 21, 2024

Just like most emergency situations, natural disasters are reported to keep the public safe and prepared. National Weather Service Skywarn spotters...

Senior Riley Mize gets ready to throw in the upcoming meet at Marion Indoor Feb.22.
Girls track gear up for this season
Riley Mize, Staff Writer • February 15, 2024

Chuck Ingram has coached girls track since 1983. Head coach Ingram has coached track, basketball and cross country for the past 50 years at HHS....

Senior Ryli Fulkerson signs to Frontier community college for volleyball alongside her family.
Fulkerson prepares for college court time
Avery Woolard, Staff Writer • February 12, 2024

Senior Ryli Fulkerson has officially signed with Frontier Community College for volleyball. Frontier is located in Fairfield, Illinois, and is...

Guidance counselor Tonja Hester helps upcoming seniors with registration for next year.
New classes to be offered next year
Sydney DeVous, Staff Writer • February 6, 2024

Harrisburg High School administrators have decided to make some changes in courses for next school year. Some elective classes will be removed...

HHS students Bailey Cook (Senior) and Zech Underwood (Junior) chat beside the vending machines outside of the cafeteria.
Soda machines continue to cause frustration
Gavinn Swann, Staff Writer • January 22, 2024

Sometimes during the day, students get thirsty. Pepsi MidAmerica has installed three drink vending machines, two “traditional” types and...

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