HHS meets Hunters Lane in ‘Battle for Unity’

The HHS marching band will travel to Hunters Lane High on Saturday for a battle of the bands.

The event is being called the first “Battle for Unity” and features the HHS “Band of Gold” and the Hunters Lane “Human Boombox.”

“The idea is to get the two groups together,” said HHS band director Dr. Jeff Phillips. “We’re not doing this to compete but to bring groups together and have a good time.”

Band members seem excited to go. “I’m pumped and ready,” said junior Natori Simmons.

The Golden Sparks, HHS’ new majorettes team, will also perform.

The Battle of the Bands begins at 6 p.m. at the school, at 1150 Hunters Lane in Nashville. Admission is $10.

Article by Megan Grandas and Hailey Gilley


Belmont art show to feature work by HHS students

Some HHS art students will have their work entered in the 10th annual Belmont art show for high school students, which is Jan. 11 at Belmont University.

Students will have the chance to show their creativity in painting, sculpting and drawing. Art teacher Sandra Kandros will choose 25 pieces to enter in the competition.

HHS students will learn whether their pieces were selected between now and Nov. 18.

The top overall winner will receive $500 and have their piece placed on a billboard in Nashville.

Artists who take first in their individual categories win $50.

Article by Zoee Troynar


Students scream for ice cream during recent sale

The ice cream sale in Christy Brown’s marketing class last month raised nearly $500.

Ten different teams sold a variety of ice cream flavors and toppings during first and second blocks.

First block brought in around $250 and second about $200.

In first block, the top selling group earned $91 with their “Beanboozled” ice cream. The winning team in second block raised $128 with burrito-flavored and chocolate fondue-flavored ice cream.

Students will use the money for Chick-Fil-A at the end of the year.  

Article by Mason Mills and Camden McClister


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