Learning from the king of Queens

  If someone happens to stumble into an English class that starts with music, five minutes of zen, and an obnoxiously funny dad-joke, they must be in David Wexler’s room. A lawyer-gone English teacher has a rich past and unique perspective on teaching. Born and raised in New York City in the borough of Queens,…

United in blue

  There is a complete shift in mood once you enter the gym. Everyone is smiling from ear to ear because they get another opportunity to cheer on their fellow classmates. As the athletes enter the gym, the band begins playing, and cheers roll over the crowd. Everyone had been looking forward to the HR…

Biology teacher explores the wilderness

  Growing up in a smaller town called Freeport, Illinois, before social media and television were prevalent, Kent Osborne, biology teacher at HR, said that building forts, bringing home snakes and turtles, and other outdoor adventures were the activities that filled the time. As Osborne grew into an adult, his adventures surpassed the area in…

Trick or Treat Street 2017!

  The night of Oct. 30 marked the second to last night of spooky season, but it was surely sent off with a bang. Continuing its yearly tradition, HR held Trick or Treat Street.   A large part of Trick or Treat Street is the amazing benefits that it brings to the community with. Each…

#MeToo

  On Twitter, a very popular new hashtag arose that carries a deeply impactful purpose. #MeToo has reportedly been tweeted more than 1.2 million times on Twitter. It has gained huge popularity after there were sexual harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein. People from all over the world took the opportunity to share their experiences with…

“Happy Death Day” slays theaters

  “Happy Death Day” was released on Friday Oct. 13 2017. The movie follows a rude and slightly snotty college sorority girl, Theresa or “Tree”, on the day of her birthday. She goes through her day fairly normally until that night when someone in a baby mask murders her. She then wakes up the same…