Author Archive: Miya Jones

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Girls Track: It Can Only Get Better from Here

| 04/10/2013 | 0 Comments

The girl’s track team had their first meet on March 30 and had a good meet to start to the season. In this Lindy relay the girls were able to place in key spots in the meet that helped to put them on top at fourth place in the overall meet. In the 4 x […]

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New Fresh Spring Attitude

| 03/13/2013 | 0 Comments
New Fresh Spring Attitude

The lacrosse sticks, baseball gloves, and track shoes are coming back out along with an optimistic attitude about the season ahead. Last year, girls track ended the season on a good note, often gaining first and second place in shot-put and discus thanks to current senior Tiara Davis and former student Nyashia Hibbert. The 200 […]

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P.S. I Love You Day

| 02/09/2013 | 0 Comments
P.S. I Love You Day

It is that time of year of again when love is spreading throughout the halls of Hills West.  Valentine’s Day is on its way and in the days leading up to the 14th, it is the perfect time to show your love and appreciation for someone. On February 8th, students had the chance to do […]

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Girls Varsity Track: The Good, the Bad, and the Triumphant

| 01/18/2013 | 0 Comments

Yesterday, 1/16, the girls track team had an invitational at Suffolk Community College. In the meet the girls had their weak and strong points but were able to come away with some medals. In the 3 X 5 meter shuttle hurdle relay Sophomore Regine Williams, Sophomore Yasamen Aminy, and Senior Alyssa Ng came in first […]

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A True Nail-Biter, But Varsity Boys Basketball Conquers East

| 01/14/2013 | 0 Comments

Tensions were high in the crowded gym as many fans screamed and supported their team on January 12 at 2 P.M. in the Half Hollow Hills West gym as the boys faced off against their rival Half Hollow Hills East in what was a terrific game. The first quarter ended with a tie of fourteen […]

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Girls Track Off to Promising Start

| 12/16/2012 | 0 Comments

The season for girls’ track has officially begun and is off to a good start with their first few meets. In the past, the girls have had promising seasons and this year the team has high standards once again.  “[We are expecting] to be league and county champions once again,” commented senior Deborah Myrtil. On […]

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Words of the 21st Century

| 11/15/2012 | 0 Comments
Words of the 21st Century

It seems like within these past few years, new words have been redefined or added to the English vernacular. Words such as yolo, swag, ratchet, and trolling have gained popularity and become a part of Hills West students’ vocabulary. The origin of yolo is a song by Drake called “The Motto.”  Ever since the song […]

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Perfect Game, Wrong Results

| 10/22/2012 | 0 Comments

    Hills West vs. Bellport   Much hype was built up for the volleyball game against the undefeated High School team Bellport. Half Hollow Hills West went out confident and was ready to perform. In the first game the starting line-up included Sophomore Katy Teets, Senior Krissy Spinelli, Senior Kara Spinelli, Sophomore Jacquie Pappalardo, […]

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