The Paw Print

The Paw Print

The Paw Print

Properly Fueling Your Body as a Student Athlete

Properly Fueling Your Body as a Student Athlete

Ellison Downey, Staff Writer January 20, 2022

    As an athlete and busy student, I know just how hard it can be to fuel your body correctly for peak performance in your sport.  Every day you may find yourself eating too little ,not...

Book Review - Me Before You

Book Review – “Me Before You”

Taegan Wilczynski, Staff Writer January 20, 2022

  “Me Before You” is my new favorite book! First off, the Author, Jojo Moyes, wanted “Me Before You” to reference the 2 main characters , Will and Lou, meaning “who I was before I met...

Limited Access to Vending Machines At School

Limited Access to Vending Machines At School

Jake Hughes, Staff Writer January 20, 2022

  Heritage High School has had vending machines for a few years. However, access to the vending machines has changed over time. Originally the vending machines were open in the morning before school,...

Meet The Garden

Meet The Garden

Tristan Hasseman, Editor January 20, 2022

The brainchild of twin brothers Fletcher and Wyatt Shears, The Garden is a band from Southern California with an always evolving sound that ranges from punk and grunge to jungle and DnB.  Living in Orange...

The Possible Issues with Asynchronous Days

The Possible Issues with Asynchronous Days

Lucy Tiokeng, Staff Writer January 20, 2022

During the virtual learning year, students in Loudoun adapted to our new schedule which included an asynchronous learning day every Monday. Kids were able to benefit from the asynchronous day in various...

Kevin Douglas Athlete Q&A

Kevin Douglas Athlete Q&A

Jake Hughes, staff writer January 20, 2022

Kevin Douglas is a dual sport senior athlete. He has been playing football and running track for all 4 years of high school. While both sports require athleticism, they have significant differences....

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...

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....

Time Saving Tip of the Week:  Get Up Early!

Time Saving Tip of the Week: Get Up Early!

Maddie Scassa, Staff Writer December 13, 2021

What is the best way to save time this week? Well, it is to start your day a little earlier! Although this doesn't sound like a stereotypically fun idea, right? Think about it, waking up earlier than...

Weekly Song Spotlight: Diablo - Mac Miller

Weekly Song Spotlight: Diablo – Mac Miller

Tristan Hasseman, Editor December 8, 2021

Since its release on Soundcloud in 2014, Diablo by Mac Miller has been a key piece on Millers 2014 mixtape "Faces".  One of the greatest mixtapes of all time, Faces was never put on streaming services...

Time Saving Tips: The Guide to Stop Procrastination

Time Saving Tips: The Guide to Stop Procrastination

Jackie Lewis, Editor-in-Chief November 30, 2021

As a high school student, and more specifically a high school senior, I have gotten extremely good at procrastinating. It has become a common theme in my time management, and I have found myself completing...

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