May, 2016

 

Students sing at Heritage Idol

Students line up nervously before competing in Heritage Idol. These seven students were some of the contestants that competed for the title of Heritage Idol.

Heritage Idol premiered on the 27th of April featuring several students who competed against each other to win the title of Heritage Idol.


Chemistry students get groovy with tie dye

Tie Dying is a practice that has been embraced ever since the hippy era in the 1960’s, but for Heritage High school chemists it is also a very hands on way to learn a few concepts.


College Admission Fees Deter Students

At this point in the year, most schools have sent out their acceptance and rejection letters, and seniors have solidified their plans. Many selective colleges report another record year for applications according to markerplace.org. This can only mean that they rejected more students. But not before collecting their application fees.


Rosales takes flight

Julio holds his signature Air Force Falcons hat. It's been a constant reminder in his life for the dreams he aspires to accomplish.

Despite how some students may feel about university life, it’s relatively safe to say that there will be room for most Heritage graduates to make mistakes next year. However, for senior Julio Rosales the stakes are much higher.

Despite being awarded the prestigious Daniel’s Fund Scholarship and having the opportunity to attend most any college he desired, Julio decided instead to enroll in the United State Air Force Academy Preparatory School.


Reuter Pursues Possible Priesthood


This coming school year, Erik Reuter ’16 will be taking a gap year and living in Spain. But unlike other students taking time off, Reuter is taking this time to make a huge decision, whether or not to join the priesthood.


Comic Sans: Our greatest fight

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They didn’t know what they had done. How could they have? Developing a simple, whimsical font for comic-book-style speech bubbles in 1994 must have seemed the most benign thing in the world to a few Microsoft employees. But unbeknownst to those tragic figures, their fateful actions would soon evolve into the most unspeakable mistake of our modern times.


Students speak on Safe2Tell

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A student hotline is gaining attention from not only teens, but parents and administration. Safe2Tell was introduced as a tip-line usable by any student at Heritage.


New Times, New Curiculum

English classes use many types of literature to express history and themes to students. Predominantly, teachers promote books that are either classics, books with inequality or both.
http://heritagepioneer.com/new-times-new-curiculum


Alpine Club Elevates MAD Week

During MAD Week, a tremendous amount of effort goes into raising money for the student selected cause. Whether it be a volleyball tournament, a raffle or a head shaving fundraiser, there are always multiple ways that students can help support MAD Week. On the weekend of May 7, there was another event to help raise money: the Alpine Club sponsored MAD Week hike.


Final stretch for boys’ relay team