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Stress levels on the rise

Alex Roos, Staffer

April 19, 2018

Filed under News, Student Life

In this year alone students have become even more stressed than in the past. In Highland Park students have to worry about SAT or ACT, college applications and final exams, while also keeping their grades up. Students are beco...

HPMS eSports league

Tyee Arey, Staffer

April 19, 2018

Filed under News

High schools provide large platforms for students to compete on, such as sports, music, art, and academics. With new activities and programs being added to the school’s long list of electives and clubs, it's easy to miss so...

The importance of understanding government

Maxwell McCartin, Staffer

April 18, 2018

Filed under News

For many students politics and government seems a more adult activity, something that demands experience and maturity to understand. Though this should not be something to dissuade students from engaging with their local, stat...

Exercise your body, increase your grades

Sam Brown, Section Editor

April 18, 2018

Filed under News, Student Life

Hiring tutors and watching videos online are not the only way to improve your grades. Instead, put down the textbooks for a study break on the treadmill or a quick pickup game of basketball at the park. Studies show that a consi...

Robotic reptiles?

Tyee Arey, Staffer

April 18, 2018

Filed under News

Today, machines can execute an endless number of tasks, varying from those that can print issues of the Bagpipe to computers. Robots and machines are constantly advancing towards new heights through the boundless work done by engi...

The Future of Self-Driving Cars

Juliet Richardson, Staffer

April 17, 2018

Filed under News

Elaine Herzberg was crossing a street late during the night of March 18 in Tempe, Arizona, when she was killed by an Uber self-driving car, calling autonomous vehicles into question. "Testing must occur safely,” Tempe Mayor M...

Randy Allen unretires

Bela Pathak, Staffer

April 17, 2018

Filed under News, Student Life

Randy Allen, one of the best high school football coaches Highland Park has ever had and one of the best coaches in Texas, announced his retirement on March 21. Shortly after, on April 10, Coach Allen announced that he had rec...

Beto Believe It

Beto Believe It

April 16, 2018

Oklahoma protests

Sam Brown, Section Editor

April 16, 2018

Filed under News

Strikes in West Virginia have inspired teachers in Oklahoma to hold large demonstrations in the state capitol in  Oklahoma City. These demonstrations are meant to draw the attention of Oklahoma’s legislators, and create more fu...

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