Hilliard Schools install vape detectors in high school bathrooms

With a recent outbreak in vape-related illnesses amongst teens nationwide, Hilliard is doing its part to tackle this health concern to protect the safety of its students.     On September 17, 2019, Hilliard City Schools announced that the district would be installing six new vape detectors throughout the high school bathrooms via Twitter. These devices, similar to smoke detectors, can detect

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Vaping Illnesses add Concerns

Health officials are warning the parents of young teens of the harmful effects of e-cigarettes that are used as alternatives for smokers. Teens are attracted to e-cigs, typically Juuls, because of the fun flavors and the marketing. E-cigs have been sold for more than a decade but the vape related illnesses started to increase in the past year.    According to

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BurgerTime With Josh: Swenson’s

The newest fast food addition to the city of Hilliard, Swenson’s, has been the topic of much discussion lately. Located on Cemetery Road next to J.W. Reason Elementary, the drive-in style burger joint is intended to offer a tasty but affordable menu.      As an avid burger consumer, I decided to give the new place a try. In this review, I

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Hilliard Fall Festival

Hilliard likes to start off the season right with their annual Fall Festival. This festival takes place at Hilliard Municipal Park where they have lots of fun fall activities to start off this great fun season.    At the park, there was live music from the band, North to Nashville. They are a local country band from Columbus with an energetic

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Starbucks’ Summer Menu

A new and refreshing summer drink lineup has made its debut at Starbucks this month. Including returning and brand new drinks, the variety caters to all taste buds. The selection offers a range of different frappuccinos- blended and flavored iced coffee- and other iced drinks.   First is the Caramel Ribbon Crunch Frappuccino, which simply defined, is a more complex version

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The Earth is our future!

Earth day is celebrated every year on April 22nd. Over one billion people in 192 countries celebrate this day. There are many different ways to get involved for this year’s Earth Day. Some people like to march to raise awareness, some do a clean up in their town, and many others like to plant trees and other flowers.   The world

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Tips for a successful bracket

As the end of March draws near, the madness is set to begin with the NCAA basketball tournament. The tournament, often referred to as March madness, consists of 64 teams with the winner becoming the national champion for division one men’s college basketball. Play begins March 21 and lasts through April 8, is viewed by millions of Americans each year,

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AP Microeconomics

AP Microeconomics has made its debut at Darby this semester. The class is taught by Chris Maul, and prepares the students to take the AP test at the end of the year. It teaches the basics of economy and how companies produce goods.   “It’s interesting, entertaining, [and] a bit challenging to teach and learn.”   Being taught for the first time

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Will the 2020 election end with similar results as 2016 or will a new person be elected to the presidency

With President Trump’s term halfway over, the campaign trail for the 2020 presidential election has already begun with 16 candidates having officially announced their run for the presidency.   Donald Trump filed his re-election campaign on the day of his inauguration in 2017, and he already has had over a dozen rallies in the past two years. Of the 45 presidents,

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Darby Alumni Wins Gold In Special Olympics

Class of 2015 Darby Alumni Jabari Wilson is representing Team USA this month as he competes in Abu Dhabi for the 2019 World Special Olympics.   The World Special Olympics began in 1968, and it is the highest stage of competition for athletes competing with intellectual disabilities. The Special Olympics is the world’s largest humanitarian sporting event, and the Special Olympics

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Presidents Day

Presidents’ Day was on February 18th and commemorated all the past presidents and their actions, good or bad. To look back on all the presidents, I will summarize each one in a sentence.   George Washington was the first president of the United States and was a general in the Revolutionary War. John Adams was a lawyer and a diplomat,

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2018 in Review

2018 is coming to an end so it is time to take a look at important things that have happened this year. From bizarre internet trends to heartbreaking deaths that shook the country, the past 365 days have been like no other. Music   This past year had so many new albums released, that fans of any genre of music were

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