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The Fortnite legend: Tyler Blevins (Ninja)

Ari Geller, Staff Reporter

June 5, 2018


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The rising popularity of the video game, Fortnite, has also brought great popularity to Twitch live streamer, Ninja. Ninja’s real name is Tyler Blevins and has quickly become one of the most popular video game live streamers on Twitch in the world. Ninja started his career playing games such as H1Z1 and Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds, otherwise known as PUBG, which are both games that Fortnite is modeled off of. Later, he switched to regularly playing Fortnite which he gained massive popularity from.

Somali night at HHS

Somali night at HHS

Mia Sparrow, Staff Reporter

June 5, 2018


Filed under Clubs and Activities, Feature

On Fri. May 11, Somali night was held at the high school. It was organized by Anab Abdullahi, Ramla Mohamed, and Salma Said, juniors, as an AVID service project.

To Wear White or to Not Wear White

Ali Winter, Staff Reporter

May 29, 2018


Filed under Feature, Special Coverage

All year seniors here at HHS have been patiently anticipating the end of the school year, waiting for their graduations and to begin the next chapter of their lives. Everyone excited to continue Hopkins traditions such as pranks on the last day of school or wearing white to graduation.

Anticipation builds up as the senior class prepares to find out the senior party agenda

Ari Geller, Staff Reporter

May 17, 2018


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As the year comes to an end, the seniors will be leaving us. Traditionally, every year it is known that the senior class will host a party after graduation. This year the senior party will take place on June 7, 2018, immediately after graduation and the theme will be Route 66.

“Let’s Talk about Race” led by Dr. Rhoda Mhiripiri-Reed was held at HHS to discuss race, ethnicity, and culture in the community

Willow Scherwinski, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2018


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Hopkins community members and students will gather in the HHS cafeterias from 6:30-8:30 pm to discuss the topic of race, ethnicity, and culture in the community.

HHS Responds hosts Fish Bowl

Mia Sparrow, Staff Reporter

May 14, 2018


Filed under Clubs and Activities, Feature

The fishbowl is a method of large group discussion adopted by many teachers. An inner circle is open to talk freely on a subject, while those on an outlying circle silently observe.

Student Profile: Rosella Birgy

Student Profile: Rosella Birgy

Eve Clarkson, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2018


Filed under Feature, Royal Spotlight

When Rosella Birgy, junior, was offered to be an intern at Stages Theatre Company as a soundboard technician, she jumped at the opportunity. Stages Theatre Company or simply “Stages,” located on Mainstreet, is a popular place for children and adults alike to watch award-winning productions starring youth. Birgy and her siblings have been involved with Stages for many productions in both cast and crew positions.

Junior provides art at local coffee shop in Downtown Hopkins

Junior provides art at local coffee shop in Downtown Hopkins

Willow Scherwinski, Staff Reporter

May 4, 2018


Filed under Feature, Royal Spotlight, Showcase

Located on Main Street in charming downtown Hopkins, local coffee shop Munkabeans is a hotspot for local art and artists.

Four HHS students compete at DECA Nationals in Atlanta

Four HHS students compete at DECA Nationals in Atlanta

Maya Kupritz, Feature Editor

May 3, 2018


Filed under Clubs and Activities, Feature, Showcase

On Sat. April 21, four DECA students from HHS, along with over 10,000 finalist from throughout the nation, headed to Atlanta, GA. They all hoped to win at the 2018 nationals competition.

Envirothon at HHS

Envirothon at HHS

Mia Sparrow, Staff Reporter

April 26, 2018


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Naming the three species of pine tree native to Minnesota and the criteria used to determine wetlands is routine knowledge for members of the club Envirothon.

Student Council members run for President, Vice President

Student Council members run for President, Vice President

Willow Scherwinski, Staff Reporter

April 26, 2018


Filed under Clubs and Activities, Feature, Showcase

A school-wide election will be taking place on April 27 to elect Student Council officials for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year. While in the past voting has taken place strictly within Student Council, this is the first year that voting will be open to the sophomore and junior classes. Students...

Entrepreneurship students at HHS offered job outside of high school

Ari Geller, Staff Reporter

April 16, 2018


Filed under Feature, Special Coverage

At the beginning of this school year, a new class was introduced to HHS. Entrepreneurship 1. The goal of this class is to teach students at HHS how to use entrepreneurship skills, as well as learning from current Entrepreneurs brought in by Mr. Jesse Theirl, business teacher.  

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