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The Student News Site of Harrison High School

The Husky Herald

The Student News Site of Harrison High School

The Husky Herald

The history of Halloween: Through generations of Harrison High School students
The history of Halloween: Through generations of Harrison High School students
Lily Vallieres January 6, 2023

The origins of Halloween date back to 2,000 years ago, to the ancient Celtic Festival of Samhain. The Celts celebrated this festival by lighting bonfires and wearing costumes which were made to fend off ghosts. Post the conquering of major Celtic territory...

Harrison High School’s Most Worthwhile Tradition
Harrison High School’s Most Worthwhile Tradition
Emilie Oestreicher, Arts & Entertainment Editor • January 4, 2023

Harrison Central School District’s Mission Statement emphasizes the “commitment of parents, community members, and educators to ensure an...

Opinions on King Charles III rise to power
Opinions on King Charles III rise to power
Natalie Olivia Corn , Staff Writer • October 28, 2022

When Queen Elizabeth II passed away on September 8th, in her Scotland Balmoral home, a new successor rose to the throne. Which led Charles to...

Where Are the Women?
Where Are the Women?
Mia Paparatti, Journalism Student • February 8, 2022

“When students in grades K-12 study history, they are often confronted with a nearly womanless past,” said Bridget Riley in her Historians...

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Quality over Quantity
Tayla Appelbaum January 6, 2023

On Friday, October 21st, 2022, the Harrison girls varsity swim team made history, acquiring two league titles within four years. Earning their last win of the season, Harrison’s 15 swimmers took down Yonkers, with a score of 58 to 36. In turn, this...

Interview With New Teachers at Harrison High School
Interview With New Teachers at Harrison High School
Olivia Naporano, Staff Writer • October 28, 2022

  Every school year, new teachers are hired at Harrison High School, and although the students in their classes have the pleasure of...

Interview with HHS’s Ms. Makarczuk - Ukrainian Heritage and Current Events
Interview with HHS’s Ms. Makarczuk - Ukrainian Heritage and Current Events
Bryan Wolfe, Journalism Student • May 19, 2022

On February 24th 2022, Russia invaded its neighbor Ukraine in what they called a “Special Military Operation.” Instead, what became of this...

90 Second Interviews: Mr. McRae and Mr. Gunnell
90 Second Interviews: Mr. McRae and Mr. Gunnell
Jack Kelly, Co-Editor-in-Chief • February 8, 2022

Interviews with Harrison High School's iconic physics duo: Mr. McRae and Mr. Gunnell!

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Where are the School Dances?
Zach Pearson, Sports Editor • February 8, 2022

Every school year, there are videos and photos everywhere on social media of high school students across the country at their school dances....

What to Whisk Together for Winter Break
What to Whisk Together for Winter Break
Zoe Coric, Editor in Chief • January 4, 2023

The holidays can be stressful for anyone. But, baking is a solution to many holiday-themed problems; the stress of buying enough last-minute...

PUFFS—The Fall Play
PUFFS—The Fall Play
Zoe Coric, Editor in Chief • October 28, 2022

“I think this is a really fun play that a lot of kids will connect to,” Ms Haberli, the performing arts teacher here at HHS, explained. “I...