The Harbinger



By Ruth Cronin, Staff

September 10, 2018

  Student Council has been working hard to create another great homecoming. The usual home blackout game will take place on Sept. 14, and the Homecoming dance will follow the next night. “We have a really cool glow-in-the-dark theme planned that is sure to be very different and unique to...

Running To The Top

The ZCHS boys cross country team runs in the meet for State Champions in Terre Haute in the 2017 season.

By Cylar Collings, Staff

September 6, 2018

This year the boys’ cross-country team is working hard to not only make new achievements for themselves but also fight to win state. Mark Rinehart, a freshman on the boys’ cross-country team, thinks he is a good addition to the team because he has worked very hard to make a solid spot on varsity...

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...

Young Republicans Sponsor Drug Drive

By Sophia Freehauf, Staff

April 19, 2018

The ZCHS Young Republicans sponsored a drug drive on April 17 at Jennings Field so people could donate their old prescription drugs.   “The drug drive is a way to clean up our community from addiction that has gripped our nation,”  Young Republicans President, Whitaker Mackenzie, said. People dr...

Should Athletes be Paid in College?

By Tyler Gutwein, Staff

March 28, 2018

Colleges recruit athletes to play for them and hopefully win a championship. These athletes put their bodies on the line to win. However, they don't get payed to play. While the NCAA wants to maintain amateurism, many players are wishing to be paid, which we have seen with the Ball brothers going to...

Best Netflix Shows for you to Binge Watch during Spring Break

By Drew Cortopassi, Staff

March 28, 2018

Spring break is just days away and if you don’t have elaborate plans in exotic places, you’re stuck here in Indiana. Other than doing the daily crossword or sleeping, there really isn’t much to do. Browsing social media is torture because nothing is worse than seeing how great of a time your friends...

Visit from a Congresswoman

Susan Brooks listens as senior Kelsey Merrill shares her opinions on gun control.

By Rachel Shultz, Staff

March 28, 2018

Congresswoman Susan Brooks visited the Hussey-Mayfield Public Library on March 26 to hear the opinions of Zionsville students and citizens. Citizens were given one-on-one time with Brooks to discuss issues and changes they want to be made. Groups and individuals came to speak with Brooks about various i...

Eagles Howl: Poems from Katherine Bodkin

March 27, 2018

I first met Katherine in an intro creative writing course. While sharing her own work and offering critiques to others' writing, she shot a flare of passion into an otherwise uninspired classroom. When other students pretended to work, she was bent over her keyboard, absorbed in her writing. Her poetry,...

Winning Westminster

By Sophia Freehauf, Staff

March 26, 2018

The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show picked their 2018 best in show, a bichon frise named Flynn. This accomplished canine has won 42 best in show titles at only six years old, and took home the biggest win of his career before retiring. Even though the first-place winner doesn’t get a cash prize, F...

Awful Oscars

By Anna Murphy, Staff

March 21, 2018

On March 4, 2018, the 90th Academy Awards Show took place. If you’re like me, you might not have even known they were airing. Last year, possibly the biggest mistake of all time ended the show when they gave the wrong movie, La La Land, the Oscar for best picture when Moonlight was the true winner. That is...

Millenials for the Win- or maybe not

Millenials for the Win- or maybe not

By Claire Brewer, Staff

February 25, 2018

Redmond “Red” Gerard is the youngest snowboarder to win gold at the Olympics for the US at seventeen years old, and his winning day was pretty hectic. Gerard woke up late because he stayed up too late the night before. Apparently, he was on a Netflix binge with a friend. He only woke up 15 minutes...