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Man’s Best Friend

Man’s Best Friend

By Kailey Wallenius, Staff

November 7, 2019

In modern times, there are many factors that can cause a teenager stress. School, sports, jobs, and friends. Managing stress is very important, and one of the best ways to do that is to visit with Franklin. Canine Companions for Independence (CCI) is a non-profit organization who trains dogs to be...

A Lyrical Influence

By Jillian Bond, Staff

September 30, 2019

Music is food for the soul. As most may have heard this as an expression, studies are here to prove that there is a real relationship between music and the positive way it impacts our mind and body.   Music also has the potential to help with medical situations in the future. It is possible that music could hel...

The Fall Festival: A Tradition

The Fall Festival: A Tradition

By Henry Holloway, Staff

September 15, 2019

Among the tradtions in Zionsville, the Fall Festival is certainly the grandest. Ever since it commenced in 1954, the Lions Club event has hosted the residents of Zionsville to a variety of attractions. In addition to the parade, the festival hosts a carnival of rides and games, as well as talent displa...

Boys Swimming Sectionals

By Ruth Cronin, News Editor

February 15, 2019

After the boys swim team’s successful night at sectional prelims on Thursday, they are ready for great results at finals this Saturday. “I think after as well as we swam at prelims, that we have a lot more in the tank, and when we suit up on Saturday, we will have some fast swims,” coach Scott...

A Different Side of Music

By Kylie Heagy, Opinion Editor

February 11, 2019

The students of ZCHS are no strangers to possessing musical talent. Our bands and show choirs put on professional-grade concerts, and individual students have started their own musical careers. But, outside of school, musical students are finding other opportunities than just the ones provided at schoo...

A Deeper Look: The Lightwine Family

A Deeper Look: The Lightwine Family

By Rachel Shultz, Student Life Editor

February 4, 2019

When people hear that Victoria Lightwine’s mother, Anne, is deaf, they often make a huge deal out of it. However, for Victoria, a freshman, growing up with a deaf parent was never something she considered a struggle.     “I don’t really think [my life] is that much different. The only thing ...

Snuffing Out The Bias

Snuffing Out The Bias

By Patrick, DaPuzzo

January 31, 2019

Many people today struggle to detect news bias and tell what media outlet is leaning which way on the political spectrum. With all the different news sources covering the same topic or event, it can hard to tell if the article is trying to attack or make one side of the political spectrum better than ...

On Pointe

On Pointe

By Kylie Heagy, Opinion Editor

January 22, 2019

     In the wings of the Monon Center stage, there is an almost tangible excitement. Ballerinas in pointe shoes and tutus wait anxiously to begin the run through of their upcoming show. This is the moment where months of their hard work will finally be seen in its entirety: costumes, hair, makeup, and, of...

Finals Week AKA Death

By Anna Murphy, Sports Editor

December 10, 2018

It’s no secret that the worst time of year is almost upon us. Finals week. But for the students in my specific class of 2020, it is our junior year final exams. These tests are arguably the worst and hardest tests of our high school careers. So, I reached out to some intelligent juniors and asked them...

SoundCloud Stars

SoundCloud Stars

By Ella Q. Peavler, Print Editor

November 14, 2018

Below are links to the SoundCloud accounts of Inspectah KP and 2000, as well as the track "Wet Bag of Meat" by the Chocolate Milk Milkman. The full article, "SoundCloud Stars," can be found in the November 2018 issue of the Harbinger.  Inspectah KP https://soundcloud.com/user-421223561/ 2000 https://soundcloud.com/user-523281977 The Chocolate Milk Milkman https://soundcloud.com/u...

Riding Outside The Lines

Riding Outside The Lines

By Katie O'Beirn, Staff

October 22, 2018

Many athletes who participate in unique or less common sports that are not offered within the school district are required to represent a club that funds and organizes their activities. Equestrianism, better known as horseback riding, falls perfectly into this category. Emily Brown, junior, is an...

Things to do at Home During Fall Break

By Becka Bash, Staff

October 22, 2018

Next week is fall break, and while some people go out of town, a lot of people stay home. Many of these people have no idea what to do while they’re at home and just end up watching Netflix all day, but actually, there is a lot to do at home. For instance, you can go to a haunted house, go apple pi...