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ACDA All Eastern

ACDA All Eastern

By Bixby Piccolo Hill, Writer March 20, 2022

          Eleven high school and three middle school students participated in a select honor choir on February 9th through 11th at the American Choral Director Association (ACDA) in Boston, Massachusetts. In order to be considered in the first place they had to submit video excerpts of music...

Turning on the Stage Lights; Broadway’s Return Gives the Theater Hope

Turning on the Stage Lights; Broadway’s Return Gives the Theater Hope

By Castalia Litos, Writer December 1, 2021

Broadway’s back! The almost 2-year hiatus left over 97,000 employees jobless, 41 theaters dark, and an estimated loss of 35 million dollars per week. The closure of the Great White Way greatly reflected the surrounding city; NYC was crumbling under the weight of the pandemic, whether it be small businesses...

HenHud Welcomes the Return of the Festive “Pumpkin Pops” Concert

HenHud Welcomes the Return of the Festive “Pumpkin Pops” Concert

By Castalia Litos, Writer December 1, 2021

HenHud’s spookiest concert returned this fall, finally able to perform in-person with a live audience. Pumpkin Pops returned, delivering the Halloween spirit of the fall, and with exciting scores from both the band and orchestra, it left the audience in awe after hours of rehearsals, hard work,...

Making Music in Masks

By Sarah Mason, Writer, Editor-in-Chief December 1, 2021

As students transitioned from remote learning to in-person learning, the music department changed in many different ways. Mr. Acrish, Mrs. Denler, and Mrs. Morabito are working together to create COVID-safe environments in their classrooms.  Band Mr. Acrish is working hard to follow CDC guidelines...

In Theaters Now: Films To Be

In Theaters Now: Films To Be

By Elaine Clarke, Writer December 1, 2021

With theaters finally now reopened, there is a perfect opportunity to go see a movie with your friends and family. Here are upcoming movies that you should check out. Ghostbusters: Afterlife- November 19, 2021 Directed by JasonReitman and starring Finn Wolfhard and Mckenna Grace, Ghostbusters:...

7 Albums Perfect For Fall

By Kacie Burns, Writer, Layout Team November 17, 2021

The Velvet Underground and Nico by The Velvet Underground TVU&N deserves to be played loud. The album bombards the listener with sound, asserting their dominance. It’s gritty, it explores untalked about topics at that time, and it bends genres. Not only are Lou Reed’s lyrics provoking, but...

Facebook Frenzy: Social Media’s Impact on Teens Heads to Congress

By Castalia Litos, Writer November 17, 2021

Instagram, Facebook, WhatsApp. The social media tech giant, morphed into a collective company, unsurprisingly makes headlines in news all across the world, although this time, it might have Zuckerberg shaking a bit. The coveted “whistleblower” emerges and Congress is intrigued. Frances Haugen, former...

“Let It Ring” Cover Art

Alumni Spotlight: Pant “Lets it Ring” With Debut EP

By Katelyn Hartigan and Isolde McManus March 26, 2021

Many of the upperclassmen of HHHS will recall Hen Hud band Pant, who got their start in 2017 jamming on the top floor of the high school with Mr. Fredman after school. Originally called “Chicken and Waffles,” the band went through several lineups before landing on the lineup today; Hen Hud alumni...

Alex Trebek appears with Hen Hud teacher Dr. Barcomb during the Jeopardy! Teachers Tournament.

What is a Legend? Answer: Alex Trebek

By Indrani Malhotra, Writer, Editor February 3, 2021

For almost forty years, household televisions across America have captured viewers’ attention with the familiar presence of beloved Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek. On November 8th, just eight days after filming his last episode, Trebek passed away at age 80, after an almost two year long battle with...

In the dome, trombone, saxophone, and baritone players safely play music together. 

Music in an Online Environment

By Katherine Mora, Writer January 28, 2021

Music is a collection of sounds, a collaborative effort to produce something magical. At Hen Hud, we have an exceptional music department, where students receive instrument-specific lessons and come together to play music through band, orchestra, and chorus. However, between the 6-feet markers and colorful...

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Song Machine, Season 1 Review: Strange Songs for Strange Timez

By Isolde McManus, Writer, Editor January 24, 2021

Song Machine, Season One, has something for everyone. In their recent release, the UK virtual band/collective Gorillaz explores complex themes through electronic music, hip-hop collaborations, pop, rock, and sounds from around the world. Although released separately throughout the year, the tracks manage...

Folklore Review

“Folklore” Review

By Sarah Mason, Writer, Layout Team December 17, 2020

Taylor Swift's eighth studio album “folklore,” was released through Republic Records on July 24, 2020, eleven months after her previous album, “Lover.” Folklore departs from the iconic, upbeat sound of Swift's earlier works for a more mellow production. Loops of piano and guitar play over...

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