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The Royal Page

The student news site of Hopkins High School

The Royal Page

The student news site of Hopkins High School

The Royal Page

Crystal Ballard outside of Hopkins High School. This is Principal Ballards first year as Principal at HHS.

A conversation with Principal Crystal Ballard on her unusual first weeks and vision for the future

Bennie Goldfarb, Editor in-Chief
In an interview with the Royal Page, the new HHS principal, Crystal Ballard, shed light on her hopes for the coming academic year.

Pacify releases first clothing collection

Izzy Goldfarb, Feature Editor
In the past, the Bolatto sisters and Person had worked together creatively on photography projects. Thus, when Gabby suggested the creation of a new clothing brand, the name and concept of the brand was easily drawn up within a week.
Coming home:

Coming home:

2008 HHS alumnus, Terrell Sinkfield Jr., takes a sip of his water and talks more to himself than me as we wait on our food at the Ridgedale Redstone.
Mr. Daniel Gaisford, Assistant Band Direction, introduces the Symphonic Band in the spring band concert.

Symphonic and Concert Band finale

Alex Kim, Staff Reporter
On May 17, the Symphonic and Concert bands performed in their last concert of the year.
Music legend Prince passes away at 57

Music legend Prince passes away at 57

Alex Schwartz, Staff Reporter
The people of the music industry mourn the loss of a legend, and the people of Minnesota mourn the loss of an icon.

Escaping classroom norm in Ceramics

Edgar Vegaespinosa, Staff Reporter
Rather than listen to a lecture or studying historical figures, in HHS’ Ceramics classes, creative and passionate students are guaranteed a unique hands-on experience.
Oromo people are escorted by the Ethiopian army  away from their native lands.

Oromo conflict: protests in Ethiopia, awareness in St. Paul

Trianna Downing, Managing Editor
The latest protest, the most recent mass riots, the next government retaliation: these are regular dinner conversation topics for Kabor Namarra, junior.
Favorite April Fools Day prank

Favorite April Fools’ Day prank

Michael Motzko, Staff Reporter
Jordan Dunnewind, senior, likes to prank by covering a sink faucet in plastic wrap and waiting for someone to turn on the sink.

NHS begins preparation for second annual Talent Show

Sebastien Karo, Staff Reporter
The talent show showcases students of HHS who wish to display their unique talents for all to see. Ruby Krietzman, senior president of NHS, hopes that this event can benefit everyone involved.

Four students to compete in largest North American rugby tournament

Andy Weisman, Staff Reporter
riday, March 4, through Sunday, March, 6, four HHS students will be competing in the largest rugby tournament in North America.
Nissy Wallingford, sophomore, performs at the Depot.

Musical outlet:

Andrew Zhou, Feature/Opinion Editor
So whether it be at coffee house shows, middle school talent shows, or most recently, the HHS winter pepfest, Wallingford has left her mark at a number of different venues.
Slim Thick Nite to be hosted at Depot

Slim Thick Nite to be hosted at Depot

Dennis Plotkin, Staff Reporter
As Valentine’s Day approaches, Lucius Jemison, senior, prepares for the upcoming Slim Thick Nite.
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