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Student at Hill Country is attempting to buy out Amazon.

Opinion: Can Money Buy Happiness?

Andy Jaramillo, Associate Editor February 24, 2023

Money has been around for a long time and it is essential to survival. Because of this, many people question whether or not money can buy happiness. Although it's a necessity, not everyone feels content...

Add someone yelling at me, and youve got your average game of Dead by Daylight!

Opinion: Video Games cause violence, just not the type you think…

Carlos Jackson, Copy Writer December 15, 2022

   Video games and their connection to violence has been a topic at the forefront of the media ever since Midway, the video game developers from the 60s, released the infamously gory Mortal Kombat. Nowadays,...

Junior, Lilian Vickers, working on a project for AVID 3.

PBL Predicament In Junior Year

Brian Murray, Editor-in-Chief December 15, 2022

   For many students, projects in our sophomore and freshman year are a prime example of our school’s Project Based Learning style, and many believed that style of learning would carry throughout our...

Opinion: Josh Allen or Jalen Hurts For MVP?

Levi Tapia December 9, 2022

   This NFL season has been great so far. There have been electrifying games, close wins, and close losses. This has affected the run for MVP and the playoffs. The ultimate question is who will win MVP...

Sophomore student Joseph Wright Lara lugging around a heavy backpack.

Opinion: Lost without Lockers

Kyra Barstad, Associate Editor December 7, 2022

Have you ever felt the pain of carrying pounds of weight on your back for hours? It is not just you. Thousands of kids carry hefty backpacks. Having no lockers and heavy backpacks, with supplies such as...

Opinion: Popularity and its sway to voting

Opinion: Popularity and its sway to voting

Thomas Treviño, Photo Editior December 7, 2022

In the more recent weeks, the students at Hill Country voted for the traditional student body elections for the first time. These events stirred a considerable amount of discourse among many students....

Juniors eating lunch together is a common sight in the cafeteria. In fact, most of the grade levels split in these common areas and even in the classrooms that are blended grade levels. Our goal is to bridge these gaps existing within the student body.

A School Divided

    HCCPHS is known for its familial feeling and revered for how connected the students are with peers and teachers alike. However, many people feel there is a deep divide between the different grade...

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