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One mask at a time: The Hamilton County Indiana Mask Brigade fights for health with their own hands

One mask at a time: The Hamilton County Indiana Mask Brigade fights for health with their own hands

May 26, 2020

Libby Sutherland had a million reasons to want to fight Covid-19. She, of course, wanted to protect her kids who have heart conditions and her mother who lives with them. But she also didn’t want her kids, a junior and a senior at NHS, to have to miss out on special milestones like prom and graduation. And so, with a newfound conviction to do what she could to protect healthcare workers, her family, and her friends, she decided to form the Hamilton County Mask Brigade.

Elliott Craw lays the foundation for his next makeup masterpiece.

Behind the terror: Senior Elliott Craw brings scary creatures to life through makeup

February 23, 2020

A dark, decaying house awaits your arrival. Stepping inside you see the face of a spine-tingling body. Screams reside in the shadows of every corner. Souls move rotting hands to their faces, terrifying those who pass. Alarming faces reveal themselves around each corner, skin dangling from their living corpses.

Rudy tries on a fashionable pair of sunglasses and a hat in the 
Salvation Army in Noblesville. Rudy enjoys shopping secondhand and expressing her personality with what she finds.

Thrifting thrills: Senior Aubrey Rudy has a knack for transforming ordinary vintage clothes into a stylish wardrobe

February 19, 2020

She walks in through the large glass doors with the words Salvation Army inscribed in big red letters. The musty aroma of mothballs brings nostalgia of years past and she feels comforted by the friendly faces awaiting her. As she looks around, various items of clothing that would normally be tossed aside, transform into stylish outfits the world is eagerly waiting to see.

Co-owners Robyn and Mark Littler make and serve beverages behind the counter at Noble Coffee and Tea in downtown Noblesville. “It’s funny because a lot of people so me what my favorite [drink] is, looking for sweeter drinks. But I’m a black coffee person, so I really like Ethiopian coffees.” Robyn said.

The noblest of coffee (and tea): Noblesville Coffee and Tea owners know there is more to a coffee shop than the drinks

February 18, 2020

The average person travels about 30 miles each day, usually to get to their jobs and/or schools and then back home. But a majority of these people can’t even begin their daily arduous journey without a good ol’ cup of joe from a coffee shop like Noble Coffee and Tea.

Explorations in Social Justice teacher Stanley Abell assists one of his students.

An action step: NHS makes an effort towards social awareness

February 17, 2020

Further than any book can recount, humans have struggled through injustices of every shape and size. Through microaggressions and full blown hate crimes, society has made an effort to weaken the links in the endless chain of prejudice.

A new horizon: Longtime NHS teacher Butch

A new horizon: Longtime NHS teacher Butch “B-Rob” Robbins is moving to China

February 16, 2020

When you travel, you pack your bags with excitement, just bubbling with joy. There are no sacrifices made for your average trip. It’s an opportunity for you to escape the stresses of your everyday world. But for longtime teacher Butch “B-Rob” Robbins, that will not be the case this August.

Locked in: Student and expert voices detail the experience of being trapped in an unhealthy friendship

Locked in: Student and expert voices detail the experience of being trapped in an unhealthy friendship

February 14, 2020

You’ve seen it before… A friendship starts well, ends badly. Fights happen, manipulation takes place, rumors are spread, and in the end, a lot of feelings are hurt.

Dancing into the winning circle: NHS varsity show choirs are grand champs after their first competition

Dancing into the winning circle: NHS varsity show choirs are grand champs after their first competition

January 22, 2020

The room was quiet. Everyone’s standing in position waiting for the music to start. It was the first competition of the season, and the room was filled with nervous singers hoping they could start the sea...

Dellinger on the day of his retirement in 1997. Powers and Dellinger’s other coworkers marked the occasion by dressing up and styling their hair just like Dellinger.

Dedicated Dellinger: After 38 years of teaching, a former NHS teacher shares his experiences

December 21, 2019

1959: Volvo invented the modern seat belt. The very first Barbie Dolls were released by Mattel at the American International Toy Fair in New York. Alaska became the 49th state of the USA, and later on, Hawaii became the 50th. 1959: Richard Dellinger began teaching at Noblesville High School.

Juniors Alexander Knuckles and Thadeus Shipley are two of the founders NHS’s Dungeons and Dragons club, reintroducing the club in 2018, the team of students was excited to bring the tabletop game to NHS.

Roll for initiative: The Dungeons and Dragons club brings fantasy to life at NHS

December 20, 2019

The lights of a small tavern flicker against the darkened night sky, bustling with folks of all shapes and sizes. As a tall elf woman refills the drinks at a particularly rowdy table, a stout dwarven man begins an argument with a buff orc that quickly escalates as another tavern worker confiscates the dwarf’s hammer and the orc’s drink. The orc heaves a sigh and quickly pays the elven women a few silver coins before making his way to the outside of the tavern.

NHS musician Kristian Ngoma recently performed at Nickle Plate Arts in Noblesville. He was joined at the show by fellow musician Blake Thompson.

EASTWOOD: An NHS self-produced artist drops a new album

December 19, 2019

It was just another night in the studio for rapper K. Eastwood, also known as NHS senior Kristian Ngoma. Ngoma was producing his EP titled, “I’m An Artist,” released this year on Black Friday and the most popular song on his Spotify account. Ngoma has been working toward a career in the music industry for five years,  and he has grown as an artist with the support of his friends and family.

David Ferris poses for a photo in Washington D.C., holding his award.

Making NHS proud: Math teacher David Ferris won the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching

December 17, 2019

In October, NHS Math Teacher David Ferris won one of the nation’s highest honors for a math teacher.

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