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Synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh shakes HHS students

Synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh shakes HHS students

Nafi Soumare, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2018


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The morning of Oct. 27, 2018, the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, PA, was the victim of a brutal shooting. After 11 attendees of the synagogue were killed, the occurrence was deemed an anti-semitic hate crime. “My family has friends in Pittsburgh, one of which probably came five minutes fro...

Dems and Earth clubs march alongside environmental activists

Dems and Earth clubs march alongside environmental activists

Mia Sparrow, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2018


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On Sunday, Oct. 28, Hopkins students from Dems Club and Earth Club marched from the Minnesota US District Court to the inside rotunda of the state Capital alongside other environmental activists.

DMV changes walk-in policy on road exams

Riley Jouppi, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2018


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When Lin Boemer, sophomore, heard that the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) changed their walk-in policy they were shocked. According to the DMV, the new policy indicates that one can try to take a road test as a walk-in, but only do so if someone cancels an appointment that day or is a no-show.

PSAT and SAT participation at HHS

Max Lacey, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2018


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Compared to other schools in the Lake Conference, HHS has consistently lagged behind when it comes to PSAT and SAT participation and awards.

Change to come to grading policies at HHS?

Etai Wert, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2018


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The grading system at HHS might be changing in the next decade or so as many teachers, kids and parents alike believe basing intelligence largely off of test scores is a flawed method.

Abortion protester at Hopkins

Mia Sparrow, Design Editor

October 12, 2018


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Standing on the corner of Lindbergh Drive and Cedar Lake Road on Oct. 3, 26 year old Jeffrey Stocker, was hoping to mold some “developing minds.”

GSA celebrates National Coming Out Day

GSA celebrates National Coming Out Day

Nafi Soumare, Staff Reporter

October 11, 2018


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After GSA’s advisor, Mr. Williams, retired last year, the club was ripe for a brand new introduction to the HHS community under their new advisor.

Conferences schedule change for this year

Lauren Schaffler, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2018


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Every term HHS hosts conferences for students and parents to come in and talk to teachers about students progress in their class. This 2018-19 school year staff has made accommodations to the way we have conferences.

HHS students get the opportunity to be Student Election Judges

Nikki Bank, Staff Reporter

October 3, 2018


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Many HHS students have developed their own political views, but are not old enough to vote. However, students at HHS have been given the opportunity to be Student Election Judges in the upcoming Nov. 6 election.

HHS reacts to Bill Cosby’s sentence

HHS reacts to Bill Cosby’s sentence

Max Lacey, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018


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On Tuesday, Sept. 25, former television star Bill Cosby was sentenced to three to ten years for three felony charges of sexual assault. HHS has been full of talk this week in regards to sexual assault, with the sit-in and recent accusations aimed at Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Dean Phillips comes to HHS

Dean Phillips comes to HHS

Josh Friedman, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2018


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This political campaign season in Minnesota’s third congressional district has been full of deprecating advertisements and controversial activity. Dean Phillips, the Democratic nominee challenging Erik Paulsen’s representative spot, is trying his best to win the seat in the House.

Students sit-in to stand up for sexual assault survivors

Students sit-in to stand up for sexual assault survivors

Sam Buttress and Zoe Roemhildt

September 27, 2018


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On Thursday, September 27th, 2018, many HHS students gathered in the mall at approximately ten in the morning to recognize survivors of sexual assault and the issues surrounding it.

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