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West Hills Elementary Valentine’s Day Celebration

West Hills Elementary Valentine’s Day Celebration

Skylar Raitt, Photographer

February 17, 2018


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February is Valentine’s Day Time. Every year at West Hills Elementary School, the fourth and fifth grade classes celebrate the loving holiday in their classrooms. Wednesday, February 14th marks another annual festival at the elementary school. “The boys and girls at West Hills look forward to this...

Understanding Toxic Shock Syndrome

Understanding Toxic Shock Syndrome

Sarah Kenkel, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018


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While current statistics are not available, researchers, doctors and educators are clear one thing: it is very dangerous and it needs to be discussed.     “TSS (Toxic Shock Syndrome) is a very unfamiliar disease which explains why many don't know the consequences that come from it,” sc...

Fortnite Takes Over BHHS

Fortnite Takes Over BHHS

Ben Mutz, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018


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Fortnite is taking over BHHS and it’s not just students that are becoming addicted, it’s teachers too.   BHHS Math teacher Mr. Imboden, is the gaming club sponsor for the high school, and claims that the gaming club is working hard to bring Fortnite to BHHS computers, and make the game...

Christina Hickson commits to playing collegiate soccer at Case Western Reserve University

Christina Hickson commits to playing collegiate soccer at Case Western Reserve University

Sarah Kenkel, Staff Writer

February 11, 2018


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After years of late night practices, early morning games and a slew of injuries, signing her name on the dotted line was the best result she could have hoped for. “I was talking to a variety of coaches from schools around the country and I had a spot on many teams,” said Senior Christina Hicks...

A Cryptocurrency Craze

A Cryptocurrency Craze

Justin Yaker, Sports Editor

January 30, 2018


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In recent months, cryptocurrencies have catapulted at exponential rates in price, but most people don’t even know what a cryptocurrency is.   “I kind of saw an opportunity, really just to make money at a more rapid rate. I figured this summer was about the time to get into it because it had...

Junior Wins Stir Fry Pass

Junior Wins Stir Fry Pass

Jake Weitzman, Managing Editor

January 16, 2018


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The winner of the Stir Fry Line Pass, provided by the Junior Class’ Student Leadership, was announced on December 18. Junior Jonah Stone was the winner of the raffle.   “I was not expecting to hear my name at all. I was very happy when I won,” said Stone. “I think that the best p...

Hammer Authority brings students together in spirit

Lara Janosz, News Editor

September 12, 2017


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“Stroke, stroke, stroke, stroke!” The crowd sways from left to right, following movement of a dark swaying hammer. The hammer swings back and the audience rises to its feet in cheers. Bloomfield Hills High School has a new Hammer Authority team this year, and as a result of Homecoming week, members...

Homecoming 2018

Jessica Kim, Editor in Chief

September 12, 2017


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Five days of 1700 students uniting to show school spirit, while feuds among classes reign strong in an effort to emerge as the best year of the school. Shown through costumes throughout the week, winners among the famous Black Hawk games, and commitment to spirit even during school events, Homecoming...

Food allergies pose a growing danger to students

Food allergies pose a growing danger to students

Julia Eisenshtadt, Managing Editor

February 8, 2017


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She felt her throat begin to close. “I couldn’t breathe. I was wheezing,” said senior Rachel Hirsch, who discovered her peanut allergy during a reaction that came out of the blue just last year. Allergic reactions, like the one experienced by Hirsch, are becoming more and more common, acco...

District debating implementing weighted GPA system

District debating implementing weighted GPA system

Julia Eisenshtadt, Managing Editor

March 25, 2016


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According to Director of Learning Services Christine DiPilato, BHHS district’s administration is considering implementing a weighted GPA scale for students in order to maximize academic and collegiate opportunities. “Last year we had a task force on grading in the district,” said DiPilato, who ...