Moon Festival: A Chinese Tradition

By Arianna Anderson The Chinese recently celebrated the highly regarded Moon Festival, also known as the Mid-Autumn Festival. The moon festival celebrates the full moon, taking place on the 15th day of the eighth month of the lunar calendar, usually falling in either September or October. This year, the special day was on September 15th.…

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Ingmar Bergman’s The Magic Flute

By Vala Schriefer The Magic Flute is Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s acclaimed two act opera that presents a range of magnificent arias, duets and ensembles. The Magic Flute is a moving tale of love, deception, bravery and magic. The music was composed by Mozart while the libretto was written by Emanuel Shikaneder, a German composer, singer…

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The Olympic Refugee Team

By Alexis Chauvette After a summer wracked with terror, the Syrian Refugee crisis, and the upcoming American Presidential Election, all eyes fell eagerly on the impending Olympic games. Per usual, officials predicted the American team, with Michael Phelps and the Final Five, to dominate. What many officials did not expect was the impact of having…

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Fall Recipes

By Emma Borrow Now that it is officially fall, there is not better way to kick off the season than by baking! There truly is nothing better than watching the leaves change color while you are baking delicious treats in the comfort of your kitchen. Enjoy these fall-themed recipes!   Classic Pumpkin Scones with Spiced…

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A Chat with Clint Smith

By Lekha Medarametla “Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.” – Robert Frost Last Thursday, writer, teacher and spoken work poet Clint Smith visited HB with his new book, Counting Descent. He gave an entertaining assembly that was met with an amazing response from the audience, delivering…

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What’s Trending?

By Valerie Mischka The new school year comes with new trends in fashion, music, movies, technology, and more! Hopefully you will gain some inspiration on how to be “à la mode” this fall! Fashion: Ruffles, shearling bomber jackets, the colors orange and yellow, primary colored stripes, and off the shoulder tops were the highlights of New…

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