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Snoozing and Driving

| 04/13/2018 | 0 Comments
Snoozing and Driving

It’s Spring time! Midterms and finals will soon be over. But for now, there is no shortage of sleep-deprived teens. Most health professionals accept the fact that teens require more than nine hours of sleep to feel rested and alert. But how many Hills West Students get this amount? Between studying, extracurricular activities, social activities, […]

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Hope for Haiti: Translation of Awareness into Action

| 10/30/2017 | 0 Comments
Hope for Haiti: Translation of Awareness into Action

Last year, in hopes of increasing global awareness, a medical mission’s trip to Haiti was made. Many students and adults within the building became more cognizant of some of the real struggles in this beautiful but underdeveloped country.  Apart from being among the poorest country in the world, approximately 79% of Haitians live on less than two US […]

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UPROOTED: Hurricane Maria Leaves Puerto Rico in Disarray

| 10/05/2017 | 0 Comments
UPROOTED: Hurricane Maria Leaves Puerto Rico in Disarray

Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico on September 20, 2017. This hurricane was a cataclysmic Category 4 with wind speeds of 155 miles per hour. People’s homes, businesses, lands, communities, and families were left in complete devastation and disarray. Millions of Puerto Ricans are still in distress without power, fuel, food, or safe drinking water. The U.S territory is in […]

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Big Fish in a New Pond

| 01/25/2017 | 0 Comments
Big Fish in a New Pond

“When I was in 4th grade, my parents wanted me to audition for our summer camp musical-The Story of Hansel and Gretel. I didn’t want to but they forced me and, surprise, I loved it!” Does this story sound familiar? For most theater students, there is that one show that changes our lives into memorizing, […]

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Hills West and the Supreme Court: What Do We Know?

| 11/10/2016 | 0 Comments

The 2016 election is quickly hitting our beloved high school in many ways. One of these ways, and arguably the most important one, is in the Supreme Court. This brings up the question of whether or not students thought this was important, here’s what we found out. First off, let’s discuss what’s going on with […]

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Dix Hills Halloween Sex Offender Map 2016

| 10/31/2016 | 0 Comments
Dix Hills Halloween Sex Offender Map 2016

Halloween marks that wonderful day where little witches, ghosts, and goblins crawl the streets to collect heaping piles of Kit Kats, Crunch bars and more. However, the notion of knocking on strangers’ doors while petitioning for candy has concerned an increasing number of parents throughout the years, causing many to seek answers to who exactly […]

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Kingston’s Clam Bar Review

| 09/28/2016 | 0 Comments
Kingston’s Clam Bar Review

As all Long Islanders know, the most famous nautical snack is the timeless and varied lobster roll. Most local seafood restaurants have their version, yet when the Long Island news channel FiOS1 News included a segment on the presumed “Best Lobster Roll in Sayville”, I was drawn to find out for myself whether the winner […]

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Pep Rally & Homecoming 2016 (VIDEO)

| 09/24/2016 | 0 Comments

Classes competed on September 23rd at the Pep Rally, and on September 24th, the results were announced at Homecoming after the football game. This was a joyous time for everyone. Music mashup by Kandie Kramer

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