• The Ocean State XC Invitational in Rhode Island

    The Ocean State XC Invitational in Rhode Island

    Kaylee Hill, Contributing Writer

    September 27, 2016

    On Saturday, September 24 Hingham High School’s Boys’ cross country team attended the annual Ocean State XC Invitational in Goddard State Park Rhode Island. Around 10:15 am, roughly 40 boys piled onto a bus and headed for an hour and a half towards their race: a beautiful, but dusty 5K course that... READ MORE »»

    Left to right: Juniors Michael Hill, Tim Dwyer, Ethan Drinkwater, Spencer Havens, and Sophomore Jack Myers along with Senior Jack Papich warming up on the starting line of their race.

    Kaylee Hill

  • 2016 Football Home Opener

    2016 Football Home Opener

    Curran Dillis, Contributing Writer

    September 25, 2016

    This Friday, September 19th, at 7 P.M., the Hingham Harbormen football team welcomed Sandwich to the turf for Hingham’s home opening game. A popular yearly event, the stands on Hingham’s side were practically filled with fans, both young and old. Occupying around an eighth of the Harbormens’... READ MORE »»

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  • The Start of Fall

    The Start of Fall

    Kaylee Hill, Contributing Writer

    September 25, 2016

    As the leaves begin to change color and the weather starts to get chilly, fall is heavily upon us and so is school. Many students fret over the first month or so of high school. The first month can be loaded with stress, especially since most students are still on summer mode.... READ MORE »»

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  • New York and New Jersey Bombings:  A Summary

    New York and New Jersey Bombings: A Summary

    Will Sutton, Contributing Writer

    September 25, 2016

    What happened? On Saturday, September 17th, at around 9:30 AM in Seaside Park, New Jersey, an explosive device stashed in a garbage can exploded along the route of the Seaside Semper Fi, a race to support United States marines.  The blast injured nobody, as complications with registration ha... READ MORE »»

    As of September 22, authorities were still trying to locate these two witnesses.

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  • HHS Kicks Off the College Application Process

    HHS Kicks Off the College Application Process

    Rachel Jensen, Editor-In-Chief

    September 25, 2016

    As the school year transitions into full swing, members of the senior class are turning their attention to college applications.  The entire college process is the cause of much stress for many students, and in recognition of that, the counseling department of Hingham High School held a College Applications... READ MORE »»

  • Small Thoughts from Across the Ocean

    Small Thoughts from Across the Ocean

    Claire Taylor, Contributing Writer

    September 12, 2016

    In a city that conquers miles and miles of land, we still feel important. We still feel that if we accidentally say the wrong thing at the wrong time or forget to do the laundry and feed the dog, it is a tragedy. A crime. It’s even easier to feel this way in a suburban town where you know every... READ MORE »»

  • Endless Summer Work

    Endless Summer Work

    Shira Berkin, Junior Editor

    September 7, 2016

    For current Hingham High students, it’s time to get back into school mode after a few months of summer vacation. As last-minute summer work is completed, the school’s community collectively tries to process unfinished priorities, clubs and sports, and stress management. A typical mood of jittery excit... READ MORE »»

    Shira Berkin

  • A Summer That Broke Records

    A Summer That Broke Records

    Rachel Jensen, Editor-In-Chief

    September 7, 2016

    As students head back to school this week, they leave behind a summer that really set some records.  This summer was the driest ever recorded for Boston and the surrounding area, including Hingham.  During the summer, from the start of June to the end of August, only 3.92 inches of rain fell. The... READ MORE »»

    Image from CBS Local

  • What I Learned From Malala

    What I Learned From Malala

    Claire Stone, Photography Editor

    September 6, 2016

    Over this summer vacation, I read the memoir I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai and was absolutely enthralled by her story and her drive. As I read, I brought up Malala in conversation with a woman cutting my hair and realized how much reading and being a part of Hingham High School has done for me. ... READ MORE »»

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  • Welcoming New Students: HHS Drama Club’s Freshman Picnic

    Welcoming New Students: HHS Drama Club’s Freshman Picnic

    Rose Flynn, Managing Editor

    September 5, 2016

    This past Sunday, September 4th, Hingham High School Drama club hosted its annual Freshman Picnic. President Matt Rice hosted the event, welcoming all incoming freshmen or new transfer students who are interested in Drama club. The club's officers, including Presidents Matt Rice and Stephanie Pett, Treasurer... READ MORE »»

    Hingham Drama's Freshman Picnic

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News

New York and New Jersey Bombings: A Summary

Will Sutton, Contributing Writer

What happened? On Saturday, September 17th, at around 9:30 AM in Seaside Park, New Jersey, an explosive device stashed in a garbage can exploded along the route of the Seaside Semper Fi, a race to support ...  Read More »

September 25, 2016

A Summer That Broke Records

Rachel Jensen, Editor-In-Chief

As students head back to school this week, they leave behind a summer that really set some records.  This summer was the driest ever recorded for Boston and the surrounding area, including Hingham.  During the summer, from...  Read More »

September 7, 2016

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Sports

The Ocean State XC Invitational in Rhode Island

Kaylee Hill, Contributing Writer

On Saturday, September 24 Hingham High School’s Boys’ cross country team attended the annual Ocean State XC Invitational in Goddard State Park Rhode Island. Around 10:15 am, roughly 40 boys piled onto a bus and headed...  Read More »

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2016 Football Home Opener

Curran Dillis, Contributing Writer

This Friday, September 19th, at 7 P.M., the Hingham Harbormen football team welcomed Sandwich to the turf for Hingham’s home opening game. A popular yearly event, the stands on Hingham’s side were practically filled...  Read More »

September 25, 2016 • 0 comments

Pittsburgh Penguins win 2015-2016 NHL Stanley Cup

Catherine Wilk, Contributing Writer

It took seven years and one day exactly for the Pittsburgh Penguins to repeat their ultimate goal in winning the Stanley Cup. Coming into Sunday night’s game at the SAP Center in San Jose, California, the star-studded Pitts...  Read More »

June 19, 2016 • 0 comments

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Colors in the Sky

Catherine took this picture while she was in Islamorada in the Florida Keys last April break.

Colors in the Sky

Catherine Wilk, Contributing Writer

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Student Life

The Start of Fall

Kaylee Hill, Contributing Writer

As the leaves begin to change color and the weather starts to get chilly, fall is heavily upon us and so is school. Many students fret over the first month or so of high school. The first...  Read More »

September 25, 2016 • 0 comments

HHS Kicks Off the College Application Process

Rachel Jensen, Editor-In-Chief

As the school year transitions into full swing, members of the senior class are turning their attention to college applications.  The entire college process is the cause of much stress for many students,...  Read More »

September 25, 2016 • 0 comments

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Staff Profile

Nora Hill-Contributing Writer
Nora Hill

Contributing Writer

Junior Nora Hill joined the Harborlight last year. In addition to her love of writing, she also participates in cross country in the fall, track in the winter, and tennis in the spring.

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Rose Flynn, Managing Editor
Rose Flynn

Managing Editor

Managing Editor Rose Flynn is a senior who joined Harborlight her sophomore year. She is interested in art and designing sets and costumes for the Drama club.  She is a member of the swim team and the...  Read More »

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Caroline Kourafas-Contributing Writer
Caroline Kourafas

Contributing Writer

Caroline Kourafas, a junior, started writing the Haborlight through Ms. Fennelly's Journalism class during her sophomore year. She plays softball all year round with the Hingham High school and Dirt Dawg ...  Read More »

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