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Teachers have worked their absolute hardest this year, so students should be giving back!

Teacher appreciation more important than ever

Hunter Spears, Co-Hiller High Fives Editor April 21, 2021

This year, Teacher Appreciation Week is May 3 through May 7. Students need to look back at the hectic school year they and their teachers have endured and give thanks for all the sacrifices their teachers...

Though Christmas music is accessible in many forms, everyone can learn to play their own Christmas music with some practice.

Christmas music: not meant to be played before Thanksgiving

Rachel Chase, Co-Editor-in-Chief and Opinion Editor November 17, 2020

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year” and “It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas,” but is it too early to start celebrating? Though many have already begun celebrations, including...

Signs such as this are posted around the halls as a reminder to students to stay safe.

Returning to school four days per week

Hunter Spears, Co-Hiller High Fives Editor October 21, 2020

Students have been waiting to return to school full time for several weeks now; and, although it is only four days, it's a much-needed adjustment to give students the time with their teachers they need...

Trinity's cheerleaders promote school spirit by decorating the hallways with positive messages of Hiller Pride.

Finding strength in school spirit

Emma Malinak, Co-Editor-in-Chief and News Editor September 28, 2020

Over the past months, we have all grown accustomed to keeping our distance, and some students are losing the sense of community that is the very foundation of our Hiller Nation. However, as the school...

This picture shows the effect of climate change at Stag Hill and how quickly it melts snow.

Climate change strikes Pennsylvania’s winters

Emma Liggett, A&E Editor February 24, 2020

Winter: the time for hot chocolate, cuddling up, and plenty of activities in the snow. This winter, however, has not provided these nostalgic memories. In Washington PA, we have gotten less than 40 inches...

Organization is vital when working towards good grades.

Second semester offers fresh starts to students

Rachel Chase, Co-Editor-in-Chief and Opinion Editor January 21, 2020

As the first semester comes to an end, every student is faced with a fresh opportunity to improve their grades. But, many students are unsure of how to do any better than the previous semester. Luckily,...

Music covers triumph over originals

Morgan Kafana & Gina Gossett December 16, 2019

As the holidays are coming around the corner, people are tuning their radios to listen to Christmas music. Taking a closer look at various Christmas songs, people start to notice how more recent artists...

Do’s and don’ts of high school: How to manage your four years

Morgan Kafana, Editor-in-Chief September 27, 2019

It’s that time of year again: hallways are filled with students from all four grade levels, lockers are being opened and slammed shut and teachers are yelling at students to behave. With each new school...

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Seniors are diving to an end

Maddie Spencer May 22, 2019

An era has almost ended. An era of my mom screaming for me to wake up 50 times every morning. An era of constantly being negative ten dollars in my lunch account. But most importantly, an era of me attending...

2019 brings New Year resolutions

January 16, 2019

New Year resolutions are common for people who want to better themselves.  They include goals to break bad habits, change appearances or to even rid past mistakes. With a quick Google search, you can...

How early is too early to celebrate Christmas?

Morgan Kafana, Editor-in-Chief December 4, 2018

As the holiday season quickly approaches, traditions such as decorating the outdoors with lights, hanging stockings, putting up the tree, baking sweet treats and watching holiday movies are all things...

Students succumb to the stress of applying to college.

Seniors sense stress as college draws closer

November Editorial
Maria Cimino November 2, 2018

College applications and scholarships and financial aid, oh my! The beginning months of the school year are always stressful for everyone, but for seniors, it’s a whole different beast. Throughout...

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