Tardy Policy Memes

Tardy Policy Memes

Alexander Ryan, Staff Writer

February 7, 2020

Too Late or Not Too Late? Hug’s New Tardy Policy

Too Late or Not Too Late? Hug's New Tardy Policy

Alexander Ryan, Staff Writer

February 7, 2020

This semester, Hug revealed and implemented its new policy on tardies.  Under the new policy, students will be sent to the “Hawk’s Nest”, in room D-1, to retrieve a tardy pass. Five tardies will get them a lunch detention, followed by increasingly severe punishments - meetings with teachers, paren...

The New “Star Wars Movie” is, in Fact, a Star Wars Movie

The New

David O’Grady, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

Let me explain. Although you most likely went in and out of the movie, or will, knowing it is an installment in the franchise, I’m pushing you to go further. Your “typical Star Wars movie” is a war in the stars, a classic battle of good and evil, and maybe some fun characters along the way. The Las...

Academic Olympics Looking to Repeat

Academic Olympics Looking to Repeat

David O’Grady, Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

Academic Olympics is a tournament-style trivia competition where students test their knowledge against teams from other schools across Washoe county. They answer questions from the National Academic Quiz Tournaments Organization, the same questions used in quiz bowl competitions worldwide. The subje...

January 14th, 2020

January 16, 2020

Winterfest tickets are now on sale, come buy your tickets in B-2 with Ms. Flak or C-8 with Mr. Hurtado. This week they are $25 for single and $50 for a couple. Winterfest will be held at the Boys and Girls Club on 9th street on January 25th from 7 pm to 10 pm and this is a semi-formal dance so come dressed...

Up in Smoke- Tobacco 21 and Teen Vaping

Up in Smoke- Tobacco 21 and Teen Vaping

Angel Ocampo Salazar, News Editor

January 13, 2020

Americans teens have always had a habit of picking up rebellious behaviors. For decades, they have turned to smoking as a way to feel edgy and cool, but decades of changing public awareness and government intervention have led to a substantial decline in teen smoking. According to the Center for Disease...

Winter Shakespeare is Back with Love’s Labour’s Lost

Winter Shakespeare is Back with Love's Labour's Lost

Lizbeth Gurrola, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

At the start of next semester, Hug High will be holding a play of Shakespeare’s piece Love’s Labour’s Lost in the Little Theater. Mr. Roberts is directing this year’s play and practice sessions for the actors are already taking place. Love’s Labour’s Lost was first performed in ...

The Difference Music Makes

The Difference Music Makes

Lizeth Rocha, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

Schools have a very strict policy when it comes to electronic devices and how we use them in the classroom, but perhaps the administration is missing something. Electronic devices are looked down upon for a variety of reasons as they “disrupt the educational environment.” The quote comes from...

Santa’s Workshop- A Major Event

Santa's Workshop- A Major Event

Angel Ocampo Salazar, News Editor

December 11, 2019

This weekend, Hug's JROTC program is planning to create Santa's Workshop for our community's youth. It's part of their junior service learning project for this year. A junior service learning project is a project in which students perform services for their community, while at the same time learning...

Two Students’ Views on School Attendance Policy

Two Students' Views on School Attendance Policy

Alexander Ryan and Lizbeth Gurrola

December 5, 2019

It is no secret that students are put under immense pressure to be at school at all times, regardless of the consequences. The Washoe County School District is no exception; in fact, the new attendance policy put into place by WCSD is even stricter than before. This unwillingness to allow for absence can be extremely detrimental to the h...

The Benefits of Studying

The Benefits of Studying

David O’Grady, Staff Writer

December 5, 2019

Studying has always been a talking point between students and teachers.  Although many teachers say that students should study, and there being conclusive proof to this, many students still don’t.  However, making studying a habit should be a priority among students, especially in high school.  Here...

Groundbreaking at Wildcreek

Groundbreaking at Wildcreek

Lizeth Rocha, Staff Writer

December 3, 2019

On November 22nd, 2019, the class of 2023 was able to see first-hand where they will be spending their senior year. The new school that will be built on the Wildcreek golf course is set to open in the Fall semester of 2022, also known as the senior year of the class of 2023. A grand groundbreaking...