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The Paw Print

The Paw Print

Journalists in Ukraine

Taegan Wilczynski, Staff Writer May 10, 2022

Journalists in Ukraine are risking their lives to document these important events in history. The images and videos that these journalists capture are helping to share with the world the truth about what...

The Affect of Covid on Heritage

The Affect of Covid on Heritage

Mason Lamb, Staff Writer May 6, 2022

The Covid-19 pandemic changed a lot of things for everybody, higher prices for everything, masks have to be on whenever indoors, but the one thing that was affected the most was schools. The online year...

Is Our Recycling Actually Recycled?

Is Our Recycling Actually Recycled?

Tristan Hasseman and Maddie Scassa April 6, 2022

Our recycling actually gets recycled right? That's not a question most people debate due to the seeming obviousness of the answer.  However, in recent years global recycling has struggled: in 2017 ,only...

Club Highlight- AASA

Club Highlight- AASA

Emma Sihavong, Editor March 8, 2022

AASA, also known as the Asian American Student Association, was started this year by senior Kenny Nguyen. The club was started to bring Asian students in the Heritage High School community together, as...

Gender Equality in Sports

Gender Equality in Sports

Kayla Douglas, Staff Writer February 14, 2022

Gender equality is a big issue we have struggled with for a long time in all aspects of society, even in sports.  It wasn't until the 19th century that women were able to participate in sports, but even...

A coal fired power plant on the Ohio River just West of Cincinnati

The Hot Truth About Climate Change

Mason Lamb, Staff Writer February 14, 2022

Climate change is an international problem that, if not stopped, could harm the earth significantly more than it already does. Human actions are mainly responsible for the steady rise of climate change....

HHS Teachers Thoughts on the Grading Policy

HHS Teachers Thoughts on the Grading Policy

Mason Lamb, Staff Writer January 12, 2022

The Loudoun County Public Schools grading policies is a hot topic. The introduction of the new grading policy was introduced to schools in the 2021-22 school year. There are positive and negative points...

Astroworld TRAVISty

Astroworld TRAVISty

Erica Ellison, Staff Writer January 1, 2022

Friday, November 5, 2021 marked a very tragic day for many families. About 50,000 people went to attend Travis Scott's Astroworld Festival which was completely sold out. 1o lives were taken during this...

LCPS pays for AP Exams

Rachael Hargis, Staff Writer January 1, 2022

As of 2021, LCPS has made the decision to pay for up to 4 AP exams per student, the reason being to make AP level classes more accessible for all students. AP classes are opportunities for students...

Hall Monitoring or a Pain in the Neck?

Hall Monitoring or a Pain in the Neck?

Maddie Scassa, Staff Writer December 17, 2021

There is a new protocol in Heritage High School- the hall monitoring system. This is the first time in 6 years that hall monitoring has been implemented at Heritage. Why exactly has this system been implemented...

Photo of the phone stoplights that have been supplied to every classroom.

Phone Stoplight, Agree or Disagree?

Taegan Wilczynski, Staff Writer December 17, 2021

Recently Heritage High School has implemented a phone policy to decrease the amount of distraction that phones may cause during class. Each classroom was given a paper copy of a stoplight and a magnet....

A Walkout For Change

A Walkout For Change

Emma Sihavong , Staff Writer October 27, 2021

On October 26th, there was a county-wide student walkout. The organized protest was in support of those who have been sexually assaulted. Also, for some the walkout was in protest of the school board,...

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