Archive for October, 2017

Girls Swimming Strikes Again

| 10/31/2017 | 0 Comments
Girls Swimming Strikes Again

Once again, the Hills Lady Colts and Thunderbirds made HHH proud, finishing another fantastic regular season. At 6-2, they enter the heart of the postseason with high expectations, placing second in the league championship and sending nearly 10 swimmers to counties this upcoming weekend. Although not able to match last season’s undefeated run after the […]

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Safe Halloween – A Trick or a Treat?

| 10/31/2017 | 0 Comments
Safe Halloween – A Trick or a Treat?

As Halloween approaches and kids and teenagers alike get ready to celebrate the holiday where free candy and compliments about your costume are given, an important question rises up from the grave for both parents and teens – How can we stay safe this Halloween? Halloween is a holiday celebrated nationwide where kids can dress […]

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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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A First Glance At Senior Year

| 10/30/2017 | 0 Comments

Every passing second of senior year leads us inevitably closer to becoming the beta freshmen of our future once again. For most, it feels like yesterday was their first day as a lost freshman stumbling through the halls of High School West. To underclassmen, the future may appear light years away and current stress may […]

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Fantasy Football: Week 7

| 10/29/2017 | 0 Comments

Welcome to the halfway point of the fantasy football regular season. It has been an eventful 6 weeks off the field for the NFL, between the national anthem protests and the comments made by Bob McNair, owner of the Houston Texans, this past week, and so much other controversy. However, through it all, fantasy football […]

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Hills West Soccer Team Battles Hills East In First Round Playoff Matchup

| 10/28/2017 | 0 Comments

The 2016-2107 boys soccer team finished with an impressive 10-5-2 record which qualified them for the playoffs. However, at the end of a low scoring defensive game, the Colts came out on the losing end with a 1-0 score against Northport. This premature knockout set the stage for what was to come in the 2017-2018 […]

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Rights vs. Gun Control: Where do we draw the line?

| 10/26/2017 | 0 Comments

In the 1990s, only 30 percent of Americans supported gun rights. It was a minority cause that only survived due to the influence and money of its supporters. That is no longer the case. Despite continued efforts of democratic politicians and a plethora of activists, celebrities, and talk-show hosts, despite a dramatic leftward shift on many other social […]

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Coaches Corner: Homecoming!! Colts battle Bellport

| 10/21/2017 | 0 Comments
Coaches Corner: Homecoming!! Colts battle Bellport

Last week the Colts dominated East Islip in a 24-0 pounding led by running back Deyvon Wright who had 16 carries for 105 yards and a touchdown. The Colts scored 21 of their 24 points in the second quarter including a 28 yard touchdown from quarterback Filardi to wide receiver Jeff Terry in the back […]

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