Heritage High School’s favorite lunch spot is only gonna be around for another two weeks… Continue reading Rolesville Bojangles to Close 4/15!
Growing up in the 2000s, every little girl went to Claire’s. Many went there to get their ears pierced and to buy the newest jewelry you could split with your best friend. Now, they have something for older kids! Read to find out! Continue reading Claire’s Body Modifications
Ellis Keipper bids farewell to one of Heritage High School’s most beloved teachers. Continue reading Requiem For A King
Ellis Keipper attempts to crack the mystery of the little detail surrounding build-your-own fast-casual restaurants. Continue reading The Mystery Of Build-Your-Own Fast Food Restaurants
It might be hypocritical of me to write an article that trashes mob culture when one of my favorite movies is The Godfather. Despite its well-deserved praise, the glorification of mobster culture that came in its wake can’t be overlooked. Continue reading How Gangster Is It to Be Gangster?
How has your 2022 been so far? Have you accomplished your goals, do you feel inspired? If you’re in need of a quarterly pick-me-up, keep reading:) Continue reading How To Be “That Girl”
By Ellis Keipper This Friday will see the release of the newest Batman movie, The Batman. I think it’s hard not to be excited about the release of this installment in the franchise. I have been a long-time fan of … Continue reading Why You Should Be Excited For The Batman
It was decided that on March 7th, 2022, Wake County students will no longer be required to wear masks inside the school building. Continue reading Mask Mandates to End in Wake County Schools
By Liela Hafshejani I’m fortunate enough to go to a school that offers my specific major as a class– Sociology. Was I ever put in that class? No, and it’s all because there aren’t enough teachers that teach it, and … Continue reading Rethinking Traditional Curriculum: A Student Can Dream
February 20-27th was National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. This week, Hailey talks about her struggles with her mental health and body dysmorphia. I hope you don’t feel alone. My dm’s are always open @haileycostar Continue reading National Eating Disorder Awareness Week
Ellis Keipper gives an extensive review of Wordle’s sudden rise to fame. Continue reading Words About Wordle
Hailey ❤ Three of my best friends have boyfriends, one of them is always talking to someone who’s a real hoot, another-about to get engaged. I absolutely love love! Valentine’s Day, best holiday ever. Celebrating love and the people we … Continue reading They May Be Fictional, but My Love Is Real
Being LGBTQ+ is seemingly–once again–a taboo. The “Don’t Say Gay” bill, a motion proposed by Gov. DeSantis, has just advanced past the senate in Florida’s legislature and is now in the judiciary committee. Despite protests and critique from LGBTQ+ rights … Continue reading “Don’t Say Gay”- A Short Response to DeSantis
TikTok can be an insightful place… or a breeding ground for idiots. Continue reading The Encanto Fanbase’s WORST Takes
Now that episode 6 of The Book of Boba Fett was released, I think it was time the Heritage Herald had a Star Wars article. Continue reading The Book (Article) of Boba Fett
This week’s positive pick me up is a celebration of Valentine’s Day! Let’s embrace love! Continue reading National Loner’s Day
Ellis Keipper lists some of his favorite albums that got released last year. Continue reading My Top 20 Favorite Albums Of 2021
By Liela Hafshejani The day is January 13th, 1996. The city is Arlington, Texas. Little Amber Hagerman, age nine, was riding her bike to the local grocery store. That’s when tragedy struck. Jimmie Kevil, a local, saw a man in … Continue reading The History Behind the AMBER Alert
Has Fashion Become an Art Form? I have a few questions…What is the first thing that comes to mind when you picture the perfect outfit? For myself, I think of a pair of baggy jeans, white sneakers, and an oversized … Continue reading What IS Gendered Fashion?
5 Reasons Why the Holidays Are Humbug (NOT Santa Friendly) November 1st. You get into the car, popping several leftover skittles from last night into your mouth. You want to jam, so you turn on the radio. Michael Bublé is … Continue reading In a Holidaze
“The ironic part of this is that women didn’t even have the right to vote in America until 1920, yet in 1919 a woman was essentially the acting president of the United States.” Continue reading America’s “First Female President”
By Lia Hudgins RALLY TIME The sky over the open stadium is so bright, and so constantly, incessantly blue, it makes the Spinach lad wince every time he glances up to one of the projector screens. Blue is just the … Continue reading Take Me Out to the Ball Game, Spinach Boy!
Pop culture is something that is important to many people and it shapes us as a society; it’s rarely not the topic of discussion. There’s an issue though, and the industry plus the population are to blame. I’m talking about … Continue reading Okay, Here’s The Issue…
Ellis Keipper lists all the best reasons why you should come see Heritage’s production of Tarzan: The Musical, this weekend. Continue reading Heritage’s Tarzan
By Lia Hudgins INTRODUCTION “Distressed.” “A bit… hopeless for this year…” In the pre-covid era, fall was a time for homecoming dances and school spirit. Pep rallies that weren’t pre-recorded on a tv screen. Growing anticipation for Halloween. This year, … Continue reading Epic Burnout: Part II
By: Jordan Martin When I first started writing articles for Heritage Herald, I told myself that I did not want to write about COVID at all. I was honestly tired of seeing it everywhere I looked, and I just did … Continue reading Epic Burnout: Part I
I don’t care what Schweickert says. I’m not taking an easy route in writing this week. I thought this out, nice and in order; My Top 10 Favorite Songs. It’s a mix of everything, and I think it’s pretty solid. … Continue reading Songs That Make My Brainwaves Go WOOOOOO
By: Jordan Martin Fast fashion is an industry that attempts to produce the most amount of clothing for the lowest price possible. In 2021, trends cycle exceptionally quickly and need to be kept up with by not only consumers, but … Continue reading Fast Fashion: The Inconvenient Truth
By: Ellis Keipper Slasher movies are a subgenre of horror movies that were largely popularized in the 70s and 80s. They often featured a deranged killer who picked off their victims one by one in an orderly fashion. For this … Continue reading My Top 10 Favorite Slasher Flicks
This spooky season is promising. October is seeing us through the release of two new slasher films. Candyman has already dropped and is currently claiming millions in the box office, but fans of knife-wielding, psychotic serial killers can also look … Continue reading ‘Tis The Season: Spooky Slashers Ranked
As a member of the service industry, Ellis Keipper explores the hardships servers face from an unexpected source–their customers… Continue reading The Customer Is Not Always Right
Seniors, your salvation is here. Lia Hudgins breaks down everything you need for a successful college application. Continue reading The Seniors’ Guide to College Applications
By Liela Hafshejani Cultural Appropriation cul·tur·al ap·pro·pri·a·tion noun the unacknowledged or inappropriate adoption of the customs, practices, ideas, etc. of one people or society by members of another and typically more dominant people or society It is a controversial topic … Continue reading Cultural Appropriation
Without Elvis becoming the trendsetter for controversial music and free-thinking in the 60’s, we may never have evolved to appreciate comedy, or Berries and Cream, as we do today. Continue reading Historical Domino: The King of Rock Led Directly to Berries and Cream?
By: Jordan Martin Misogyny is deeply rooted into many parts of our culture. Many women and young girls are afraid to admit to liking things that are traditionally considered feminine such as the color pink, glittery items, makeup, and more because … Continue reading Misogyny in the Music Industry
My views on bureaucracy, school, friends, food, dance, language, and just about any category of thought in my brain can in some way be attributed to one culture or the other, and the two are often so diverse that walking a middle line is impossible. Continue reading Caught Between a Rock and a Hard Place
Being that this past Saturday was the 20th anniversary of 9/11, many people were more focused on the wrong thing. Instead of mourning the loss of so many innocent lives of the people in the towers, the planes, the Pentagon, … Continue reading do better.
By Ellis Keipper I went to a secular private school most of my life. Due to the geography of the school and the demographics of students that attended it, many of the values of the students and teachers that went … Continue reading Atheism and Tolerance
Lia Hudgins and Ellis Keipper go head-to-head over the Great Heritage “Tea Party” Debate to find out who’s king of the hill in the canned tea game Continue reading AriZona>Peace Tea? The Great Tea Debate…
New staffer, Jordan Martin, opens eyes around the issue of performative activism with her sharp insight into something that has become a part of our daily landscape… Continue reading The Complications of Performative Activism
By: Miranda Knowles On May 7, the Highlands Ranch community gathered together as they remember the ultimate sacrifice that Kendrick Castillo made for his classmates. Several of his former classmates left him flowers and spoke to his parents, John and … Continue reading Celebration of Kendrick Castillo: 3rd Anniversary of His Tragic Death
Ellis Keipper lends his explanation as to why trap music has taken a large decline over the last few years. Continue reading Future’s New Album And The Decline In Trap Music
Kevin brings a lot of humor to the office. This is my favorite scene in The Office, which is the season opener after each staff member explains their summers. Kevin explained in this scene that he ran over a turtle … Continue reading Miranda Knowles 4 Major Stills
By: Miranda Knowles Vaping or E-cigarettes contain harmful and addictive substances, including nicotine, that can cause severe long-term lung issues. After the Vape Shop opened across the street from Heritage High School in January, the HHS administration has grown concerned … Continue reading Vape Detectors to be Installed After Spring Break
By: Anna Cox The rumors about what may be put across the street in the new strip mall have been circulating Heritage for months, but one question remained unanswered until now. To the delight of most at Heritage High School, … Continue reading It’s Official: There’s Going to be a Cookout Across the Street
By: Ava Breemes Attention all Chick-Fil-A guests, lovers, and enthusiasts! Your favorite fast food restaurant is adding new items to their menu and let’s just say, it will definitely spice things up. Chick-Fil-A is one of the most popular restaurants … Continue reading Spicing Up The Chick-Fil-A Menu
By: Ava Breemes Batter Up, our family owned bakery for three generations, has been my home away from home ever since I can remember. My great great grandfather opened this bakery after a major injury from his baseball career. After … Continue reading Hey Batter Batter, Your Life Doesn’t Matter
By: Ava Breemes One evening after work, I sat down and started scrolling through TikTok. To my surprise, there were three videos in a row talking about wheels and doors. Knowing that this must have been a new trend or … Continue reading Wheels vs. Doors
By: Anna Cox Modern culture and social norms have changed dramatically over the last five years, seeing as a global pandemic stopped the busy lives of most Americans for almost two years. In that time of working from home, the … Continue reading You’re Not Woke, You’re Just Chronically Online