Controversial Chemistry

Declan Chill and Katherine Washburn

June 8, 2018

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Before the 2013-2014 school year, Hall’s new principal, Dan Zittoun, was given a task: Go around the school and find one big thing that needed to change. And so he did. After speaking with students, teachers, and staff, Mr. Zittou...

School Security Guards

Harry Freda and Cole Duzan and Barrett Kanaga

June 8, 2018

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The School Security Guards. Personally some of our favorite people in the school. There’s Jose Rivera, Zandra Smith, Greg Palmquist, Rob Wolmer and the School Resource Officer, James Mahoney. These five people are some of t...

Listen to Your Seniors

Matthew Graulich, Tommy Cravedi

June 8, 2018

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High School is hard and even harder when you don't know what to expect. As a freshman, you are the youngest, the newest, and the most unfamiliar with everything going on. To make their time at Hall a little bit easier, that's why...

Advice for Upcoming Seniors

Abby Rossini and Olivia Pomerleau

June 8, 2018

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  All the drama is over, as our school year comes to an end the stress of senior activities no longer rattles the twelfth graders. Everyday in the hall I’m sure you could hear someone talk about plans for senior skip ...

Graduation Speech

Susana Rafaela Santos Sousa

June 7, 2018

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Good evening ladies and gentleman, Class of 2018, next and previous classes. Good evening America and the rest of the world. I don’t mean for this to be a political speech, I hope you enjoy listening to it as much as I enjoyed writ...

Some Final Remarks for Seniors

Jacob Tafrate

June 7, 2018

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I want you to think of three specific moments that defined your high school experience. Maybe it was making the sports team, prom night, making a new best friend, losing a friend who turned out not to be the best, getting int...

A Debt of Gratitude

Chase Rose-Hollis

June 7, 2018

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Filled with emotions Words that cannot express   We are forced into classrooms Handed tests And are expected to demonstrate Our best   Some of us were made to be there Others would fail to progress ...

Graduation Speech

Brae Sullivan

June 7, 2018

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It’s kind of funny that high school graduation is such a big event.  What else is considered such an individual accomplishment that such a high percentage of people in this country also accomplish?   I think high school gradu...

Changing School Start Times

Sean Donovan, Feature's Editor

June 7, 2018

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Starting in 2016 Tom Moore and the West Hartford Board of Education began to hear proposals on making school start times later. Support, concomitant with opposition, was immediate as parents, teachers, and students weighed the pros a...

Neighbors and Friends

Megan Polun, Staff Writer

May 19, 2018

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Oh, West Hartford. Home to the #iconic Facebook group, “Neighbors and Friends in West Hartford”. If you’ve lived here in weha long enough, I’m sure you’ve been exposed to this hilarious group. With over 13,000 members...

A Bottomless Pyramid

Sam Frank, Staff Writer

May 16, 2018

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As summer vacation rapidly approaches - despite our teachers’ claims that there are still 4 weeks left - a little reflection is in order. And if there’s one thing freshman year at Hall has taught me, it’s not how to gra...

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