Wrestling: A Rewarding Sport

Wrestling: A Rewarding Sport

Wrestling may be difficult, but it will always be worth it to the team By Luz Ulloa Although wrestling is not as well-known as other sports here at Heritage, it’s a still a sport that many students are passionate about. Winning is very important... READ MORE »»

LGBTQ Community Takes Center Stage in Sochi

LGBTQ Community Takes Center Stage in Sochi

The Olympic torch isn’t the only thing under fire By Morgan Flanders The Russian government has been against same-sex relationships (except for small periods of tolerance) since about 1606 when Tsar Dmitry was accused of being homosexual... READ MORE »»

Seatbelts Save Lives

Seatbelts Save Lives

Seatbelt Challenge builds awareness for seatbelt use By Morgan Flanders Three Leesburg high schools took part in the Seatbelt challenge for the third straight year: Heritage, Loudoun County, and Tuscarora. Heritage won the challenge the first... READ MORE »»

Once a Rival Always a Rival

Once a Rival Always a Rival

Heritage girls’ Varsity basketball team takes on Tuscarora By Taylor Fraser Let’s go back to the night of December 16th, 2013; and one of the most exciting games of the year.  Heritage is playing against one of their biggest rivals: Tuscarora... READ MORE »»

Reviewing The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug

Reviewing The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug

The second part of The Hobbit Trilogy has recently been released By Grusha Singh The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug is a 2013 fantasy and adventure film. It is the second installment of the three-part film adaptation based on the famous novel by... READ MORE »»

The Trip of a Lifetime

The Trip of a Lifetime

Over the summer Ms. Biggers visited Cuba through a cultural school program By Lorraine Orlowsky On July 6th, Ms. Maria Biggers, one of the Spanish teachers at Heritage High School, left the comfort of a democratic society to visit the communist... READ MORE »»

Run, Boys, Run!

Run, Boys, Run!

Every high school student has heard of a Sadie Hawkins dance, when the gender expectations are reversed and, for once, girls ask boys while boys silently worry. For all the stress that girls endure, waiting for the big question before the dance,... READ MORE »»

A Performance at the Most Magical Place on Earth

A Performance at the Most Magical Place on Earth

Heritage choir, band and a few string students performed at Disney World By Devon Nguyen Have you ever wondered what it was like to perform at one of the most iconic theme parks in the world? Many Heritage band, choir, and string students can... READ MORE »»

Exam Exodus

Exam Exodus

There are many ups and downs to the cancellation of the midterms By Kaleigh Mullins With as much work as students do at the end of each semester, exams were just the icing to our cake of anxiety. Luckily, this year an abundance of snow hit our... READ MORE »»

Rumor Has It

Rumor Has It

Coming clean with how many Physical Education credits are necessary in order to graduate By Haille Giannini “Is it true that freshman have to take PE or all four years?” asked sophomore Alexa Stapleton. “I hope not,” said freshman Kelsey... READ MORE »»

News

LGBTQ Community Takes Center Stage in Sochi

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Protesters gather outside the Russian Embassy to voice their discontent with Russia’s anti-gay laws

LGBTQ Community Takes Center Stage in Sochi

The Olympic torch isn’t the only thing under fire By Morgan Flanders The Russian government has been against same-sex relationships (except for small periods of tolerance) since... Read more »

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Sports

Wrestling: A Rewarding Sport

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Wrestling: A Rewarding Sport

Wrestling may be difficult, but it will always be worth it to the team By Luz Ulloa Although wrestling is not as well-known as other sports here at Heritage, it’s a still a sport... Read more »

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Editorials

Playing the Blame Game, Congressional Style

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The Capitol building with a closed sign.

Playing the Blame Game, Congressional Style

 It’s obviously not your fault the government shutdown! By Garrett Bell In the wake of the federal government shutdown, one question has been on every American’s mind: who... Read more »

Features

The Trip of a Lifetime

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While in Cuba, Ms. Biggers poses for a picture with her bus driver and tour guide.

The Trip of a Lifetime

Over the summer Ms. Biggers visited Cuba through a cultural school program By Lorraine Orlowsky On July 6th, Ms. Maria Biggers, one of the Spanish teachers at Heritage High School,... Read more »

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School Features

Run, Boys, Run!

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Al Capp’s homely young Sadie Hawkins and her father hatch a plan to get her a husband, the origin for the infamous dance.

Run, Boys, Run!

Every high school student has heard of a Sadie Hawkins dance, when the gender expectations are reversed and, for once, girls ask boys while boys silently worry. For all the stress... Read more »

Opinions

National Security Agency or Nosey Snooping Agency?

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A political cartoon describing the methods of the NSA

National Security Agency or Nosey Snooping Agency?

Why barricading your parents out of your bedroom is no longer enough By Garrett Bell Since its invention by Al Gore sometime in the late 1970’s, the Internet has served as a... Read more »

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