The Purple Clarion

The Student News Site of Harrisburg High School

The Purple Clarion

The Purple Clarion

Sophomore Tony Keene stands on the fourth place podium.

Keene places fourth in state

Drew Hawkins, Staff Writer March 3, 2022

Sophomore Tony Keene has had a phenomenal wrestling season this year. Keene had a record of 48-3  wrestling in the 113lb weight class. This great record had him as a favorite to go far in the postseason....

Thats iconic!

That’s iconic!

November 9, 2021

The Southern Illinoisan is currently running a story about iconic Southern Illinois images, but what are Harrisburg's icons? We are inviting you to send photos of people, places and things that you feel...

Pep Club dressed in their best Western attire to support the Dogs.

What Do You Think?

November 4, 2021

Winter sports season begins soon. What themes would you like to see in the Dog Pound? Be creative, but keep it school appropriate! Acknowledgement: Information submitted will be forwarded to Student...

Freshman Emma Bolin shows off her winning costume during Christmas Spirit Week 2019. Bolin is now a junior.

What Do You Think?

November 4, 2021

Christmas Spirit Week will be here soon. In the past we have had days like Ugly Christmas Sweater Day and Red, White and Green Day. What day would you suggest for this year's spirit week. Be creative,...

Add user accounts for editors, staff members

Add user accounts for editors, staff members

Sample Staff Member October 18, 2021

The WordPress publishing system allows for multiple user accounts and administrative privileges. Your setup already includes a user account for the adviser. You can add as many users as you want to your...

Analyze site traffic with Google Analytics

Analyze site traffic with Google Analytics

Sample Student, Editor October 18, 2021

Once you start producing content, you’re going to want to know who’s reading it. Your site is setup with Google Analytics, a robust reporting tool from Google. Each week you’ll receive an e-mail...

Use the recent sports scores widget

Use the recent sports scores widget

Sample Staff Member October 18, 2021

Your site includes a scrolling sports score box widget that can be set to display in any of your widget areas.  To adding a sports score, click on New under Sports Score on the left navigation bar in...

Choose the right image size for online

Choose the right image size for online

Sample Staff Member, Writer October 18, 2021

Size your horizontal photos to 900px wide by 600px tall at a resolution of 72 dpi in RGB color mode before uploading them to your site. Always save photos in .jpg format. Your site will display vertical...

Tell the full story in long form

Tell the full story in long form

Sample Student, Editor-in-Chief October 18, 2021

Want to tell the full story?  To get started click on New under the Stories tab on the left navigation bar in the WordPress dashboard. Enter the headline for the article. In the box to the right of...

Completing the custom fields

Completing the custom fields

Sample Student, Staff Writer October 18, 2021

Each story has custom fields available for you to fill in as needed. Not all of these features will show up on the homepage, but they will show up on a story’s page. While the descriptions for each...

Prepare your photos for online presentation

Prepare your photos for online presentation

Sample Staff Member, Staff Writer October 18, 2021

Your site automatically generates a series of scaled down images for each photo you upload for the various parts of your site that display different sizes of images. Cameras take pictures at a far higher...

Take your stories beyond the text

Take your stories beyond the text

Sample Staff Member October 18, 2021

Stories don't have to be for just the written word any more. Using some of the SNO FLEX features you can add embeddable objects, pull quotes, related story links, and videos all right along side the story...

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