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Student work showcased in Extended Essay and Reflective Projects Symposium

Student work showcased in Extended Essay and Reflective Projects Symposium

Libby Taylor and Abbey Cutrer

September 6, 2018


Filed under Academies of Nashville, Campus Activities, Campus Life, Hillsboro Community Engagement, Photos and Videos, Showcase

On August 28 the  Extended Essay and Reflective Projects were presented in a symposium which took place at Hillsboro High School library. The Hillsboro Globe attended this event to learn more about these academies and the role they play in our school. The seniors in the International Baccalaureat...

Drugs, the brain, and a crisis: The Science of Addiction

Drugs, the brain, and a crisis: The Science of Addiction

Edi Oprea, Reporter

April 24, 2018


Filed under Academies of Nashville, Fashion Review, Hillsboro Community Engagement, Showcase

Understanding a crisis that is as wide spread as the growing Opioid Crisis is difficult for someone who as never taken, much less seen an example of what qualifies as a drug of the classification. A drug that kills "every day, more than 115 Americans after taking and overdosing on opioids.” Drug overdos...

Social, emotion and physical health are just the pathway that Ms. Lonny Nelson uses to support her students

Social, emotion and physical health are just the pathway that Ms. Lonny Nelson uses to support her students

Casey Tomlin, Reporter

April 23, 2018


Filed under Academies of Nashville, Campus Life, Health and Beauty, Showcase, Technology Review

Kind and caring, supportive, and Nashville Predators fan are how many of Ms. Lonny Nelson's students describe her. Few know,  however, she is a Blue Ribbon teacher who once considered being a veterinarian but changed her major because the thought of putting down an animal was beyond her scope of unde...

Hillsboro High School ISR Seniors and Juniors participate in the annual science symposium event at UTK

Hillsboro High School ISR Seniors and Juniors participate in the annual science symposium event at UTK

Obang Lwangmianga, Technology Reporter

April 19, 2018


Filed under Academies of Nashville, Hillsboro Cluster News, Hillsboro Community Engagement, News, Showcase, Vanderbilt

Recently, five Hillsboro High School students from the Interdisciplinary Science and Research traveled to University of Knoxville to present their independent research projects at the Tennessee Junior Science and Humanities Symposium. Oliver Eagan, a junior, placed first in the poster talk category w...

Tips for Studying for ACT, Duel Enrollment Exams and End of Course Tests

Tips for Studying for ACT, Duel Enrollment Exams and End of Course Tests

Lauren Clark, Reporter

March 20, 2018


Filed under Academies of Nashville, Campus Activities, Campus Life

The ACT is a standardized test that all high school students are required to take in order to graduate. There are four parts to it, and you can choose to take the writing portion if you want to. The four sections you are required to take are Math, Science, English, and Reading. The highest score you can get is a 36 and the lowest is a 1....

Hillsboro DECA students head to State after conquering Orlando

Hillsboro DECA students head to State after conquering Orlando

Sarah Strasinger and Angel Powell

March 9, 2018


Filed under Academies of Nashville, Campus Life, Hillsboro Cluster News, Showcase

Hillsboro High School DECA organization is on a roll, literally, having just returned from a fantastic trip to a marketing trip in Orlando, Florida and this weekend  twelve students are attending the Tennessee State DECA competition. The Hillsboro High School DECA Chapter is led by Dr. Robert Kriebel,...

In medical scrubs, MNPS St. Thomas Scholars spent the day in service and learning.

In medical scrubs, MNPS St. Thomas Scholars spent the day in service and learning.

Casey Tomlin, Reporter

November 6, 2017


Filed under Academies of Nashville, Campus Life, Showcase

On October 26th, the Saint Thomas Scholars from several schools such as Hillsboro, Glencliff, and Hillwood High Schools had the opportunity to take a field trip to the Saint Thomas Hospital and learn from speakers about the variety of careers that someone in the health field could choose. Healthc...

Rock The Street, Wall Street Empowers Young Women for Future Success

Rock The Street, Wall Street Empowers Young Women for Future Success

Christian Holt, Reporter

October 26, 2017


Filed under Academies of Nashville, Campus Life, Hillsboro Community Engagement, Showcase

NASHVILLE, Tenn- At the end of Wednesday's bell, 20 female Hillsboro Marketing and International Business Academy students were one opportunity closer to rocking Wall Street. These young women traveled October 25, 2017, to First Tennessee Bank to engage with female financial professionals in a real world se...

Withdrawing from success is not in DACA recipient’s plan, but a nursing license is

Withdrawing from success is not in DACA recipient’s plan, but a nursing license is

Fatima Vargas, Reporter

October 20, 2017


Filed under Academies of Nashville, Campus Life, Hillsboro Cluster News, Hillsboro Community Engagement, Showcase

Editor's Note: Fatima Vargas is a first year reporter with the Hillsboro Globe who has been covering DACA and immigration related news since August, 2017. As a news source, our research showed little written from the point of view of the age group the elimination of DACA affects most - the 18 th...

Hillsboro High School International Baccalaureate Diploma Program inducts new recipients

Hillsboro High School International Baccalaureate Diploma Program inducts new recipients

Angel Powell, Assistant Photo Editor

October 4, 2017


Filed under Academies of Nashville, Campus Life, Hillsboro Community Engagement, Showcase

Thursday September, 21, 2017,  Hillsboro High School inducted its newest group of International Baccalaureate Diploma Program recipients. This event held every year hosted community members, parents and students to show support for the students as they walked across the stage and take on the next chapter...

Burros begin to build new history by breaking new ground

Burros begin to build new history by breaking new ground

Angel Powell, Assistant Photo Editor

August 23, 2017


Filed under Academies of Nashville, Campus Life, Nashville News, News, Showcase

Hillsboro High School added another historic moment to its 75+ years of history. After nine years of planning by council members, parents and multiple school administrations,  Hillsboro High School broke new ground Wednesday morning when community members gathered on the school's front lawn to cele...

Burro Beginnings for Freshmen Students and Parents on July 24

Burro Beginnings for Freshmen Students and Parents on July 24

Hillsboro Globe Staff Reports

July 23, 2017


Filed under Academies of Nashville, Campus Life

Ninth graders, new students and their parents are invited Burros Beginnings, a new student orientation to be held at Hillsboro High School Monday morning from 8:00 am to 10:00 am. Students and parents attending will be meet first in the auditorium with Freshman Academy counselor, Susan Vaughn and Hil...

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