The Harbinger

Senior Privileges

By Kailie Howe, Staff

November 8, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Senior privileges started at the end of September, which means seniors have been venturing off of campus for lunch. However, there is a catch: they only have 30 minutes to drive, eat, and get back to school. This can be a challenge for some students so I’ve come up with a list of places close enough...

But the Children Love the Books: Odd Thomas

But the Children Love the Books: Odd Thomas

By Abigail Winters, Staff

May 14, 2017


Filed under Reviews, SHOWCASE

It's definitely not Halloween, but everyone likes a good ghost story. Everyone has heard the story of the protagonist who can see ghosts and has to help them or save the world, but there are very few who have read a novel about a fry cook who lives in the middle of nowhere, helping cops catch murderers...

But the Children Love the Books: Traveler by L.E. DeLano

But the Children Love the Books: Traveler by L.E. DeLano

By Lindsay Herhusky, Sports Editor

May 8, 2017


Filed under Reviews

Traveler by L.E. DeLano, is a fantastic tale about people who can move between different realities and alternate dimensions. These parallel universes are creating when humans make different decisions, and the worlds diverge until there are more realities than the novel's main character, Jessa, can even...

Freaky Fresh: Debunked (Asparagus)

Freaky Fresh: Debunked (Asparagus)

By Morgan Galer, Student Life Editor

April 17, 2017


Filed under Opinion, SHOWCASE

Asparagus hasn’t had a sudden increase in fame as of late. However, that is no reason for the vegetable to not be hated by those far and wide who find the slimy, green, stalk a little unappetizing. The old are usually the first ones to jump at the sight of an asparagus plant. Springing up at any barbecue,...

Staycation 2k17

Staycation 2k17

By Erin Patterson, Staff

April 11, 2017


Filed under Opinion

What’s better than being in Zionsville when you have a whole week to leave and not miss anything? Just about everything. Expect for one thing: if you are someone who is staying home this spring break, you won’t see anyone you know. The typical Florida-goers will see more familiar faces than the...

But the Children Love the Books: Salt to the Sea

But the Children Love the Books: Salt to the Sea

By Abigail Winters, Staff

March 13, 2017


Filed under Reviews

Occasionally, a book filled with fantasy or the destruction of our future world gets old. The same plot—a strong female character feels unfulfilled and seeks to right the wrongs of the world while trying to balance the rest of her teenage life—is replayed over and over again. Sometimes something...

But the Children Love the Books: St. Anything

By Lindsay Herhusky, Sports Editor

March 5, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Reviews

Even before you crack open the pages this book draws you in. I must confess, I had been wanting to buy this book for a long time due to its’ gorgeous navy blue cover with a glowing carousel on the front. But it has been repeated to me again and again that you can not judge a book by its cover, and...

But the Children Love the Books: The Diabolic

But the Children Love the Books: The Diabolic

By Abigail Winters, Staff

February 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Reviews

What defines or makes us human? If we create something that looks and acts human, is it? Do we own what create, even if it’s alive? If we can create people like dolls, should we? In this riveting story about a girl engineered to kill, you discover what defines your own humanity. Nemesis, a Diabolic,...

Freaky Fresh: Debunked (Brussels Sprouts)

Freaky Fresh: Debunked (Brussels Sprouts)

By Morgan Galer, Student Life Editor

February 17, 2017


Filed under Opinion, SHOWCASE

As I’m sure every one of you will notice as the next issue of The Harbinger graces your existence, there is no "Freaky Fresh: Debunked" in this issue. Tragic, sad, depressing, I know. We all know. I am sad to say that column has been terminated, ended, and will there will be no more vegetable and...

Best Holiday Movies for Snowy Days

Best Holiday Movies for Snowy Days

By Ella Peavler, News Editor

December 14, 2016


Filed under Reviews, SHOWCASE

Best Holiday Movies For Snowy Days It’s a Wonderful Life This movie, while being made in the 1940s, is still a Christmas classic. The film follows the story of a humble man who has given up parts of his life for others’, and on Christmas Eve, he is on the verge of committing suicide.  B...

But the Children Love the Books: Unbroken

But the Children Love the Books: Unbroken

May 25, 2016


Filed under Reviews

  True stories are some of the best stories there are. Sadly, authors can turn an amazing story into something boring and dry, listing only the facts. Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand however, does just the opposite. The facts are energized and the story comes alive in a new way. This novel makes histo...

But the Children Love the Books: The Diviners

By Lindsay Herhusky, Sports Editor

May 23, 2016


Filed under Reviews

Are you looking for an amazing novel that has the perfect mix of suspense and mystery? This book has a very unique setting and plot that really draws readers in. The Diviners, by Libba Bray is an incredibly written book about a girl named Evie O’Niell, who goes to live with her uncle in Manhattan,...