Student Life

New AP Classes

New AP Classes

Estrella Alvarez, Staff Writer

December 9, 2019

This school year, we had the arrival of two new Advanced Placement classes to the Home of the Hawks. It is the Hug Hawkeye's honor to introduce AP World History and AP Studio Art. A class is only as good as the teacher’s teaching methods to keep the interests of their students, which these teac...

Hug’s First Science Bowl Team

Hug’s First Science Bowl Team

Alexander Ryan, Staff Writer

December 3, 2019

Hug High School’s first Science Bowl team made its debut this school year.    Science Bowl tests competitors’ abilities to remember facts and work problems in a time crunch. Students have five seconds to answer questions based on scientific fields such as biology and chemistry, as well as w...

Sparks Hometowne Christmas Parade

Sparks Hometowne Christmas Parade

Patty J. Fahey, Staff Writer

November 29, 2019

It's almost the end of November, which means one thing: Christmas. And the city of Sparks is ready. On December 7 in Victorian Square, the City of Sparks will hold its annual Hometowne Christmas Parade. Festivities will start at 10:30 am at the Sparks Heritage Museum for kids to take photos with Santa....

How “Can” We Help?-JROTC Canned Food Drive

How “Can” We Help?-JROTC Canned Food Drive

Lizeth Rocha, Staff Writer

November 25, 2019

Reno, NV. - The holiday season is right around the corner with Thanksgiving in just a few days and many families are unable to have the holidays they hope for, due to the lack of certain items. This doesn't sit well with Hug students, so every year they do something amazing to help. The Hug High Schoo...

Hug Hawks Go Green with Green Club

Hug Hawks Go Green with Green Club

Patty J. Fahey, Staff Writer

November 21, 2019

Green Hawks is an organization that raises awareness of environmental issues by promoting solutions to environmental problems. We connect, network, and partner with community organizations to help with local initiatives. We encourage sustainability and getting involved through hikes, school events, the ...

Round One: The New Form of Entertainment 

Round One: The New Form of Entertainment 

Estrella Alvarez, Staff Writer

November 20, 2019

For all of those looking for a new sort of entertainment that includes arcade games, bowling alleys, pool (not the swimming kind), and very cheap ice cream, look no further than Round One. Round One is an extraordinary new entertainment center located at the Meadowood Mall in Reno. Its grand opening was on August 17th...

How to Pass Your Finals With Only a Few Weeks Left

How to Pass Your Finals With Only a Few Weeks Left

Emily Mejia, Student Life Editor

November 19, 2019

With the end of the semester coming near comes the beginning of finals week. Hopefully, with roughly thirteen weeks of school, most people would be prepared for their finals in all of their classes. After so much rigorous studying for each and every class, all students should be ready for finals, right?...

Hug and Traner Leadership Co-Host Spooky Assembly

Hug and Traner Leadership Co-Host Spooky Assembly

Alexander Ryan, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

This Halloween, the Hug jazz band, mariachi band, and drill team performed for a spooky blacklit assembly at Traner Middle School run by student leadership from both Hug and Traner, warning middle schoolers of the scariest thing they would encounter this Halloween. It wasn't monsters or haunted hous...

Hawks Scare Off Bullying With Anti-Bullying Week

Hawks Scare Off Bullying With Anti-Bullying Week

Emily Mejia, Student Life Editor

October 24, 2019

Next week, in honor of National Bullying Prevention Month, Leadership has planned an Anti-Bullying inspired spirit week. Every day will have both a dress up theme and a daily activity. Monday is “Put Bullying to Rest” where students wear their PJs and say hi or greet 5 students. Tuesday is “Embrace...

At 5 years, the GATE Institute Going Strong

At 5 years, the GATE Institute Going Strong

Jonathan Chatham, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

This all started five years ago: a few young, up-and-coming teachers who just wanted to teach their students and help them grow to the best of their abilities. Five years ago was when the GATE Institute found its way here to Hug. With the start of the GATE Institute came a few teachers, primarily Mr. Koc...

Everything You Need To Know To Prepare For Homecoming

Everything You Need To Know To Prepare For Homecoming

Emily Mejia, Student Life Editor

September 20, 2019

Leadership is starting homecoming week this Monday in preparation for the homecoming game and dance on Friday. Throughout the week, there will be different activities during lunch. On Monday, there will be “Jumbo Cup Pong” with trash cans and tennis balls. On Tuesday, there will be “Life-size chutes...

CIS Brings Hope and Help to Hug Students

CIS Brings Hope and Help to Hug Students

Jonathan Chatham, Staff Writer

September 18, 2019

Communities in Schools, or CIS, is an unequivocal force of good on this campus. They help kids, from freshman to seniors, graduate from high school and make it not only into their dream college, but their dream job as well. From just my relatively short meeting with them just this year, I can’t stress...

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