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Construction Crews beginning renovation in the science hallway. This photo appeared in the 2002 The Orange Peal newspaper.

A history of Hayfield

Kat Floros, Staff Writer November 28, 2022

Hayfield Secondary School first opened its doors in 1969, but the land was used long before that. Originally owned by George Washington, it would pass through many hands to get to the present. The land...

Teacher shortages at Hayfield

Teacher shortages at Hayfield

Sam Deans , Staff Writer November 28, 2022

Ever since re-entering the building from the Covid-19 pandemic, there have been challenges everybody has faced at Hayfield. However, there’s also been a hidden issue that’s been worsening in the past...

BeReal at Hayfield Football Game (Mohamed Elberry)

Time to BeReal – at Hayfield

Rania Baamrani and Neia Anne Javier Dizon November 21, 2022

“Everyone’s fake, it’s the internet.” Junior Chi Pham said. With its unique photography features, simultaneous notifications, and heavy reliance on authenticity, BeReal has taken Hayfield...

Morgan Santo (Senior) donating blood. (Kiana Wilson)

Have you ever donated blood?

Mina Estrada, Staff Writer November 21, 2022

Every 2 seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood. Donating can help save a life. Luckily Hayfield has its very own “Blood Club.” The Blood Club, in collaboration with NOVA healthcare, helps set up 2...

Has the Hype Squad lost its hype?

Has the Hype Squad lost its hype?

Kiara Repuyan, Staff Writer November 21, 2022

Each Friday night, students, parents, coaches, and players fill the stadium for Varsity Friday Night lights. Amongst this crowd lies the passionate Hayfield Hype squad. With cameras flashing, orange smoke...

Photo of Hayfield Bathrooms taken during the school day.

Do Hayfield bathrooms make students uncomfortable?

Jaslyn Truong and Owen Kashawlic November 21, 2022

“I just do my business and leave,” Freshman Divya Thakuri said, when asked about the Hayfield bathrooms. Ideally, every student should be acting the same: going to the bathroom and leaving after...

Dealing with end of year stress

Dealing with end of year stress

Andrew Banocy April 19, 2022

When the school year looks like it’s been starting to wind down, and it appears as though students are in the clear, the realization of exams and finals hits, and often a strong amount of stress with...

A good handshake goes a long way.

Tips to ace your job interview

Calvin Tankersley, Staff Writer February 23, 2022

Today is the big day. You laid out the perfect outfit last night and made sure to set your alarm to go off an hour before you had to leave. As you anxiously sit and tap on the armrest of your chair, the...

2019 Young Life Campaigners session in the Busch’s living room in their house.

Young Life Campaigners starts up again after prolonged break

Brianna Jones, Staff Writer February 11, 2022

With around 100 clubs at Hayfield, and some still finding their footing mid-way through the year, it is safe to say that Hayfield has a very active student body. Most clubs are student led, with a teacher...

Is this the beginning of a new era?

Is this the beginning of a new era?

Patricia Villarroel Narvaez December 15, 2021

Starting high school can be such an exciting yet nerve wracking experience. With COVID-19, it’s come to a new level of nerves. The class of 2025 spent a year and a half out of the two years of middle...

Updated dress code alleviates concerns

Amnon Tsegaye December 9, 2021

For the first time in what seems like a long time, the school dress code has completely changed and done an entire 180 degree flip. A set number of rules has been completely erased and a trend in students...

Winter break countdown: Gifts, recipes, movies, music, and fun this winter!

Winter break countdown: Gifts, recipes, movies, music, and fun this winter!

Jaslyn Truong, Ava Saunders, and Andrew Banocy December 8, 2021

Hi everyone! As winter break is just around the corner, we thought it would be fun to have recommendations on things to do to enjoy during winter break. There will be a new recommendation or countdown...

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