The Harbinger

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 2000 The Chocolate Milk Milkman

Riding Outside The Lines

Emily Brown jumping at her horse show.

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...

Students Vying to Volunteer

Molly Dzurisin, 12, serves in Haiti over this years' Spring Break.

By Marillyn Heigl, Student Life Editor

April 26, 2018

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, teenagers between the ages of 16 and 19 have a volunteer rate of 26.4 percent. This volunteer rate reflects itself among the ZCHS population with many students actively seeking out volunteer opportunities. Senior Molly Dzurisin has learned a lot from her...

Indiana Politician Profiles

Indiana Politician Profiles

By Marillyn Heigl, Student Life Editor

March 26, 2018

After the school shooting that occurred in Parkland, Florida on February 14, there has been a surge of student activism in schools throughout America. From becoming a part of political discussions to organizing marches to walk-outs, students have become very politically active. One of the major ways s...

Club Spotlight: Model United Nations

Club Spotlight: Model United Nations

By Catie Shultz, Staff

February 23, 2018

The Zionsville Model United Nations (MUN) Club is a program at ZCHS that focuses on researching the politics and perspectives of different countries, allowing students to learn about global issues. MUN clubs can be found in many high schools throughout the United States and in various other countries ...

Cats of ZCHS

Amelia Winkelman's cat, Astro

By Mari Heigl, Student Life Editor

February 21, 2018

With nearly 34 percent of U.S. households owning at least one cat, it's no surprise that Zionsville Community High School has cat-lovers. Here are some of the cats featured in the February issue of the Harbinger along with some others. “[My cats] once had a cat battle on my roof when they were just...

10 Things to Do This Valentine’s Day

10 Things to Do This Valentine's Day

By Claire Brewer, Staff

February 4, 2018

Make a giant Oreo skillet cookie. It’s only two ingredients! Get some Pillsbury cookie dough and some Oreos. Press the cookie dough into the bottom of a skillet pan and then sprinkle Oreo bits on top. Heat the oven to 350 degrees and bake for 17-20 minutes (or until the cookie dough reaches a nice golden brown)...

Harbinger Interviews: Harrison Petts

Harbinger Interviews: Harrison Petts

By Jack Doverspike, Feature Editor

December 23, 2017

Petts is a soccer player that was a champion in the High School State Championship, twice in the Club National Championships, and the NCAA National Championship. This ZCHS alumnus elevated Indiana University’s soccer team, carrying them all the way to a NCAA National Championship. In your eyes, w...

Holidays In Your Hometown: What You Can Do

Sidney Smith (12), Hank Waller (12), Emma Bellefuil (12), and Lucas Beck (12) at the lighting of Monument Circle.

By Mari Heigl, Student Life Editor

December 6, 2017

From cleaning to prepare your house for relatives, to feeling sick, to the chilling cold, wintertime can be a depressing time of the year. However, it doesn't have to be. There are plenty of fun activities to partake in during the holiday season over the weekends or after finals. The Carmel Christki...