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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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What is Climate Change in the Face of Other Issues?

| 04/02/2018 | 0 Comments
What is Climate Change in the Face of Other Issues?

Climate change has never received the attention it deserves. Except maybe in my environmental class… The thing is that climate change is one of those things that almost half of Americans don’t believe in yet. HOW IS THIS POSSIBLE? To fix climate change we need to educate more people about the issue. For example some […]

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The Town of Huntington’s New Direction in Politics

| 03/26/2018 | 0 Comments
The Town of Huntington’s New Direction in Politics

  Regardless whether its an election season or not, political awareness is invaluable to have. Political awareness is essential because Politicians can influence our property taxes, plastic bag taxes, local laws, speed limits, etc. For juniors and seniors, property taxes and speed limits have a notable impact, being that we are new drivers and are […]

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Facebook Exposed 50 Million Users Data

| 03/26/2018 | 0 Comments
Facebook Exposed 50 Million Users Data

Recently, it has been revealed that a British data mining company, that has ties to the Trump campaign, gained access to data from over 50 million profiles on Facebook during the 2016 election.The company,Cambridge Analytica, at the time was run by Trump’s campaign manager Steve Bannon. He is know as being a member of the […]

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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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World Down Syndrome Day

| 03/18/2018 | 0 Comments
World Down Syndrome Day

  Half Hollow Hills will be recognizing World Down Syndrome Day on Wednesday, March 21! Help spread awareness by wearing COLORFUL OR MISMATCHED SOCKS and donating $1 or more! There will be a jar in the main office to collect donations.

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Books Not Bullets: Know the Stats

| 03/17/2018 | 0 Comments
Books Not Bullets: Know the Stats

The circumstances surrounding the most recent events will reasonably prompt people to question the mental health of the shooters. For instance, Adam Lanza, the mass-shooter responsible for the Sandy Hook shooting in 2012 had a pedophilic interest in children. According to the Florida Department of Children and Families, Nikolas Cruz, the Parkland shooter, had a […]

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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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