Author Archive: Jayda Lisman

I am a senior at Hills West and currently the School/Community News Editor.

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Au Revoir to the Senior Trip

| 12/04/2015 | 0 Comments
Au Revoir to the Senior Trip

Short of a week after ISIS attacked Paris, France, the seniors of Hills West began to worry about the status of their annual Europe trips. Over the past years, seniors enrolled in a foreign language class have been invited to partake in a class trip overseas. With the option of visiting either Spain or France […]

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How Far Have We Really Come?

| 09/17/2015 | 0 Comments
How Far Have We Really Come?

Within the last year, the topic of racism in America has not only resurfaced but reached an entirely new level. Although African-Americans are no longer bound by chains, it is clear that they are and will continue to be constricted by the ignorance within American society. Police brutality, hate crimes and racial slurs have become […]

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Girls Golf Earns First Win over Northport

| 04/28/2015 | 0 Comments

Today, the Hills West Girls Golf team played against Northport at the Dix Hills Golf Course. With the sun shining and a slight breeze, the Colts went on to play nine gratifying holes. The starting six – Jayda Lisman, Ashley Shim, Cali Davis, Christina Chung, Jessica Barone and Tatum Ogata – won their first match […]

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Toshiba Win Hits Home

| 04/16/2015 | 0 Comments
Toshiba Win Hits Home

Throughout the years, Hills West has prided itself on maintaining students who are not only intelligent but innovative. Earlier this month, a team of three Hills West students – Alexis D’Alessandro, Victoria Sacchetti, and Victoria Kim – participated in Hills West’s first Toshiba ExploraVision Regional Awards Competition. Alexis, Tiffany, and Victoria – all Juniors- are […]

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The Boys Bring Home the Cup

| 03/09/2015 | 0 Comments
The Boys Bring Home the Cup

Last June, three of Hills West’s own participated in the Dan Daly Inaugural Cup. The Cup was played in the honor of Sergeant Major Daniel Daly, who was one of only nineteen marines to receive the medal of honor, the most prestigious of recognitions within the navy – twice! Daly was born and raised in […]

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Into The Woods Review

| 01/15/2015 | 0 Comments
Into The Woods Review

A musical comedy, Into the Woods hit theaters Christmas Day. Taken from the Broadway stage and placed onto a Hollywood Screen, the musical has earned a great deal of praise. The film features award winning Meryl Streep, along with popular starlets Emily Blunt and Anna Kendrick, who is recognized for her lead role in the […]

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Winter Spirit Day for a Cause

| 12/07/2014 | 0 Comments
Winter Spirit Day for a Cause

At High School West, homecoming week is often one of the greatest highlights of the year for students and teachers. However, more often than not, students feel as if the school spirit and pride portrayed during the week of homecoming was short lived. During the fall pep rally, students get a chance to show off […]

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Jennifer Lawrence: Triple Threat

| 12/07/2014 | 0 Comments
Jennifer Lawrence: Triple Threat

The name Jennifer Lawrence has been weaving in and out of the mouths of eager teens over the past few weeks. There is so much more to the Hunger Games star than exceptional acting skills and relatable humor. Lawrence has been hiding an extraordinary talent, that has recently caught the ears and breath of everyone in theaters. […]

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