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VPN Use: Breaking the Code of Conduct

| 04/08/2018 | 0 Comments
VPN Use:  Breaking the Code of Conduct

Students at High School West are turning to the help of a VPN to access social media and other restricted sites with the school’s WiFi. With just a few clicks of their phone, students can bypass the entire Barracuda Web Security system and evade the filters set by the Half Hollow Hills School District. A […]

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AP World Update: Two Chinas Now?

| 03/19/2018 | 0 Comments
AP World Update: Two Chinas Now?

In the months leading up to the AP World History exam, tenth graders throughout High School West are re-reading their AMSCOs and plowing through period 6: 1900 to the present. Remember the results of the Chinese Civil War? Did the United States recognize the Nationalists or the Communists? What happened several decades later? Let’s Recap. […]

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West Walks Out

| 03/14/2018 | 0 Comments
West Walks Out

After the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, America mourned, however, Americans have not simply moved on. Across the United States, teenagers and adults alike are using this tragedy as a vessel for political change. One political movement called “Women’s March” has even requested nationwide support from schools, calling for a walkout for 17 […]

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Sam Hinke Crosses 1,000 Point Milestone

| 02/08/2018 | 0 Comments
Sam Hinke Crosses 1,000 Point Milestone

The 2016-2017 Hills West Girls basketball team, led by Coach Dugan, is coming off a very impressive 18-5 record along with going 9-4 in league play. While basketball is a team sport, there is one story that clearly headlines the team this seson and her name is: Sam Hinke. She has reached a milestone that […]

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Political Moves Made in Huntington & A Farewell to Councilwoman Susan A. Berland

| 01/15/2018 | 0 Comments
Political Moves Made in Huntington & A Farewell to Councilwoman Susan A. Berland

On December 13th, 2017, the Town of Huntington Town Board met to have its final town board meeting of the year. This meeting was not only the final meeting of the year, but also the last meeting for Supervisor Petrone, Councilwoman Edwards, and Councilwoman Susan A. Berland. At this meeting, there were sixty-one articles of […]

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Fight For a Free Web! by Amy Charles

| 12/13/2017 | 0 Comments
Fight For a Free Web! by Amy Charles

The vote for the freedom of the internet is fast approaching and our current way of life is at stake. Given how much today’s society, especially students, rely on the internet, abolishing net neutrality in America would have a major negative impact on how the world would interact and be educated. Net neutrality is the […]

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Trump: “It is Time to Officially Recognize Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel.”

| 12/10/2017 | 0 Comments
Trump: “It is Time to Officially Recognize Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel.”

Eleven months ago, during Former President Obama’s presidency, the United Nations voted for a resolution that denied Israel the right to construction in the West Bank. About a year later, the federal government’s support seems to be headed in an entirely different direction. President Trump has committed himself to a pro-Israeli agenda since his 2016 campaign. […]

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Half Hollow Hills PTSA Meet The Candidates Night

| 12/05/2017 | 1 Comment
Half Hollow Hills PTSA Meet The Candidates Night

  On October 24th, 2017, Half Hollow Hills PTSA Legislation Committee hosted its annual “Meet the Candidates Night” event. Our district hosts this event every year before election day and invites all the politicians that are up for election that season. This function builds a familiarity between the politicians and the constituents. Members of the public, […]

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