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Great college scholarships to apply to
Great college scholarships to apply to
College application season is over, but scholarship application season has begun. Here are some of the easiest scholarships to apply to.
Gianna Jirak, Editor-in-Chief • January 15, 2021

With college application season coming to a close, another equally important season has begun: scholarship season. This season, which is often overlooked in favor of applying to college, can often make or break a student's...

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Attack on the Capitol
Attack on the Capitol
Last Wednesday marked a day that would be written in future textbooks
Breanna Campbell January 15, 2021

The last time an invasion took place on the US Capitol was after the start of the War of 1812 by British soldiers. On January 6, 2021, a large group of alleged Trump supporters stormed into the US Capitol chanting “stop...

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Netflix Presents the Chinese animated film Over The Moon
This beautifully animated film has so much to do about Chinese culture!
Cameron Thacker, Staffwriter • January 15, 2021

With the events of 2020, a lot of movies that we were excited to watch had their dates pushed back to the next one or two years. However, there were a few movies that did not get pushed back so far that they were able to...

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Private Movie Theater?
Private Movie Theater?
Nya Moore, Staff writer • January 15, 2021

Just because COVID-19 still around does not mean you can’t see the new releases in the movie theater. Like Wonder Woman 84, The Croods 2, and many more. Well, AMC and Alamo draft house both have private showings where you...

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Taking her Driver
Taking her Driver's License to the Top of the Charts
Sumayyah Yasin, Staff Writer • January 15, 2021

On January 8, 2021, Olivia Rodrigo released her single Drivers License, which has quickly gained popularity on all social media platforms. Rodrigo is known for her role as...

How do Students feel about Turning on Their Cameras
Cameron Thacker, Staffwriter • November 20, 2020

With Zoom, we have requirements. Make sure to come in and on time, do not do anything that may be a distraction to the class, make sure to participate in the class, and so...

What is Everyone Listening to During Quarantine?
Cameron Thacker, Staffwriter • October 16, 2020

So far quarantine has brought all of us closer together. It has also brought us a lot of free time. Free time to watch movies, play the game, or watch that show you’ve been...

A bowl of Pho from Viet Fortune
Viet Fortune Puts the Fortune in Vietnamese Cuisine
Tsion Sisay, Staff Writer • January 22, 2020

Recently, I visited Viet Fortune, a Vietnamese restaurant,  and experienced a different culture through its food. Some may not be familiar with Vietnamese cuisine but it...

The Standards-Based Grading System: A Review
The Standards-Based Grading System: A Review
Gianna Jirak, Editor-in-Chief • January 21, 2020
Standards-based grading, while it may be trying to ensure that students learn the standards of their classes, is not well-loved by the student body nor is it very effective.
Netlfix Title Card For Patriot Act
Patriot Act: A Standout in Political Comedy
Victoria Miranda, Staff Writer • December 20, 2019
“I’m the brown one! That’s why you have to watch," said Minhaj when talking about his show.
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Private Movie Theater?
Private Movie Theater?
Nya Moore, Staff writer • January 15, 2021

Just because COVID-19 still around does not mean you can’t see the new releases in the movie theater. Like Wonder Woman 84, The Croods 2, and many more. Well, AMC and Alamo...

Netflix Presents the Chinese animated film Over The Moon
Cameron Thacker, Staffwriter • January 15, 2021

With the events of 2020, a lot of movies that we were excited to watch had their dates pushed back to the next one or two years. However, there were a few movies that did...

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Great college scholarships to apply to
Governor Northam COVID-19 Updated Restrictions
Exciting Changes to the PWCS Calendar for  2021-22
How SCA Is working Virtually
How Secure is Hylton?

How Secure is Hylton?

April 17, 2020

Metal detectors can cost $3,350 per machine and Hylton's own security team noted implementing them would likely create a "bad reputation" for the particular school.

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Great college scholarships to apply to
Great college scholarships to apply to
Gianna Jirak, Editor-in-Chief • January 15, 2021

With college application season coming to a close, another equally important season has begun: scholarship season. This season, which is often overlooked in favor of applying...

Private Movie Theater?
Private Movie Theater?
Nya Moore, Staff writer • January 15, 2021

Just because COVID-19 still around does not mean you can’t see the new releases in the movie theater. Like Wonder Woman 84, The Croods 2, and many more. Well, AMC and Alamo...

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How SCA Is working Virtually

Sumayyah Yasin, Staff Writer | October 16, 2020

Hylton’s Student Council Association has been known to be extremely active with the Hylton community. Whether it’s organizing a pep rally or hosting adopt a child, you’ll always find them in the Hylton body. Before COVID-19, the executive board had been planning to hold numerous events, such as class activities, pep rallies, and school dances. Now, it’s a lot more difficult for them to plan...

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Hispanic Heritage Month at Hylton!

Camila Amaya, Staff Writer | October 2, 2020

The United States celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15. It is a celebration of history, culture, and contributions of people from Central and South America, the Caribbean, and Spain. Hispanic Heritage Months begins on September 15 marking the anniversary of independence for five Latin American countries. Within the 30 days, Hispanic Heritage Month has the independence...

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The Student News Site of C.D. Hylton Senior High School
The Student News Site of C.D. Hylton Senior High School