The Highland Echo

Classic holiday treats everyone can enjoy

December 18, 2018

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The start of the holiday is often recognized by the beginning of the stores selling candy canes--usually when the Halloween decorations are still out.  Candy canes have been around for over 350 years. They were originally just candy sticks, and there are many different legends to how candy canes got their iconic cu...

PALS bond in the woods

November 26, 2018

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The November 14 annual PALs trip to Fairview Camp spurred team-bonding activities in the cold wilerness. The group enjoyed a large bungee swing and various problem-solving games, like traversing disjointed platforms or jumping...

Class of ’19 Senior wall

November 21, 2018

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Above: The class of 2019 made their mark. Photos Courtesy: Jimmy Patton

Fall silent for fellow students

Jessi Barker, Out and About Editor

May 9, 2018

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The first Day of Silence was organized in 1996 by a group of 150 students at the University of Virginia after being given an assignment on non-violent protests. Day of Silence is a day where individuals pledge a vow of silence...

Street talk with Emerson

Emerson Figueroa, Arts & Entertainment Editor

February 16, 2018

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Moe Homeboy/Homegirl/bruh “Aye, moe, what’s good with you?” “Stop playing with me, moe, you know I don’t talk to her.” Wellin’ Lying “Quit wellin’, bruh. You know I whooped you in 2k.” Bamma A ...

Chocolate Lava Cake Recipe

Sean Fagan, Opinion Editor

February 14, 2018

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Ingredients: (2/3 cup) dark chocolate (1/2 cup) butter 2 eggs (1/4 cup) caster (extra fine) sugar (1/3 cup) sugar (1/3 cup) plain flour plus extra for dusting 1 lemon 2 teaspoon honey A cup of raspberries Prep work:...

Planning for prom on a budget

Jessi Barker, Out and About Editor

February 14, 2018

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With prom season approaching fast, students are rapidly trying to put together their extravagant outfits for the big event. Those who either cannot afford the name brand material or have gotten a last minute invite may be in tough...

Dive into the school musical

Taylor Quinn, Bucky's Backyard Editor

December 18, 2017

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      Unless you’ve been living under the sea, you already know that this year’s spring play is “The Little Mermaid,” the musical-adaptation of the classic animated film that came out in 1989. “The Little Mermaid...

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