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Stories from Harding Charter Preparatory High School
Gifted kid burnout; students suffering in silence

Anne Daniel | April 15, 2021

A recent influx of videos from teenagers making fun of “Gifted Kid Burnout” and its negative side effects on a wide variety of social media platforms from Snapchat to Tik-Tok has shed light on a rather…

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Abolishing ICE

Paola Zapata | April 13, 2021

My Story behind a Deported Parent 

On May 7, 2019, I was sitting in the St. Anthony’s Hospital Mental Health Unit. It was finally the day I was going to get discharged after being there for 2 weeks….

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‘No one even batted an eye’: shedding light on domestic abuse within the school community

Katie Hillemeyer | February 2, 2021

Domestic abuse is an issue that is rampant in our community. Data from CDC’s Youth Risk Behavior Survey and the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey indicates that approximately 1 in 11…

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Shedding Light on the Invisible Disease; Educators Share Their Experience Teaching with Autoimmune Diseases

Anne Daniel | November 24, 2020

Using your hands and going up and down stairs may not seem like a big deal, but to some teachers, everyday tasks like running labs in their classrooms or even getting around the building can feel impossible…

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State sex ed laws leave students bewildered about options

Anne Daniel | October 15, 2020

The annual Healthy Lifestyles talk has been considered a tradition, almost a rite of passage, for the freshman class every January. But under a more modern lens, the traditional talk may not be reaching…

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Alice Bennett | November 20, 2018

This year the school finds itself with not only new students, but a new principal as well. New head principal Steven Stefanick has changed policies all throughout the school: one change being the dress…

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