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Hidden Juuls: E-Cigarette Use on the Rise Among Teens

| 06/02/2017 | 0 Comments
Hidden Juuls: E-Cigarette Use on the Rise Among Teens

While their parents’ generation were sneaking cigarette breaks, post millennial teens have found a new and unexplored way of ingesting nicotine: electronic cigarettes. Known by many as “vaping,” the use of electronic cigarette products has skyrocketed among the high school demographic in the past few years as an estimated 20 percent of students nationwide have […]

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Sweet 16! Coach Christian Retires After 16th Undefeated Season

| 06/02/2017 | 0 Comments
Sweet 16! Coach Christian Retires After 16th Undefeated Season

The 2015-2016 Half Hollow Hills West track team did not live up to their own standards, finishing with a mediocre 3-3 record. Coming into this season, the team saw an opportunity to build on the foundation they set from the previous year. That is exactly what happened as they went undefeated with a 6-0 record, […]

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Player Spotlight: Dylan Ryder

| 03/15/2017 | 0 Comments
Player Spotlight: Dylan Ryder

The 2016-2017 Wrestling team was the first in school history to win a league title. This isn’t surprising considering eleven members of the team competed in counties on February 11th and 12th at Suffolk Community College. However, only one of them was able to not only advance to the State tournament, but also win it […]

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Boys Basketball Season Comes to a Close Last Week in Brentwood

| 03/04/2017 | 0 Comments

The Colts had a great shot at a championship entering this season, and in the early going, it seemed as though they may have brought one home, winning 9 of their first 10 games. But soon, a plague of injuries started to sweep through the team, hindering their chance at a higher seed entering the […]

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Valentine’s Day Blind Date Game (VIDEO)

| 02/14/2017 | 0 Comments

Hills West students play a game in which they disguise their voices and the person behind the door has to guess who is who by asking questions!

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Visits the United States

| 02/10/2017 | 0 Comments
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Visits the United States

On February 10th, at approximately 1:00 PM, EST, the Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, held a press conference with the newly elected President Donald Trump. For Japan, this meeting soothed many worries the country has had in light of the Trump Administration’s most recent decisions. These decisions include the withdrawal of the U.S. from the […]

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Senior Banquet 2017 (VIDEO)

| 02/04/2017 | 0 Comments

Hills West’s class of 2017 dance at the Senior Banquet on February 3rd, 2017.

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Fantasy Football: Year in Review

| 01/26/2017 | 0 Comments

It’s the holiday season, the most wonderful time of the year.  As we approach 2017, we also are coming up on the end of the NFL regular season, and thus the end of the fantasy football season.  For most of us fantasy football players, the year is over.  However, for a lucky few, you are […]

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