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Twisted traditions: how Covid-19 has changed Viking’s holiday traditions

Twisted traditions: how Covid-19 has changed Viking's holiday traditions
November 23, 2020

With the holiday season coming up, Vikings are seeing the effects that COVID-19 has on their usual traditions.  Vikings are taking precautions to ensure that their family stays safe. “I usually...

Mark Malawey, the teacher who coined “It’s a great day to be a viking,” set to retire after 2020-21 school year

Mark Malawey, the teacher who coined
November 19, 2020

“It’s a great day to be a Viking.” A phrase heard by many each school year but whose origin is often overlooked.  “After I got hired, the first thing I said to my administrator was how, ‘It’s...

Students end a COVID riddled first quarter

Students end a COVID riddled first quarter
November 15, 2020

Vikings made it through the first quarter finding many changes from the previous year. The obvious addition of masks and social distancing, missing out on usual activities, an increase in stress, and even...

Government students cast votes in student election

Government students cast votes in student election
November 9, 2020

Students were given the opportunity to cast their vote in their government classes, even if they weren’t 18. They were given ballots similar to ones in the real election.  Out of the 663 students...

Assistant principal Mike Parker leads school through COVID-19 protocol

Assistant principal Mike Parker leads school through COVID-19 protocol
November 9, 2020

Now that first quarter has come and gone, Assistant principal and COVID coordinator Mike Parker makes just how well Howell has handled this pandemic clear.  Parker’s role as COVID coordinator is...

Viking softball players wear shirts in support of coach

Viking softball players wear shirts in support of coach
October 23, 2020

SPED para Todd Mueller and his family are on a journey to adopt. The Muellers are active in the Howell community, Mueller coaches JV softball and varsity boys volleyball, and his wife, Chelsea Mueller,...

District seeks new employees in midst of COVID-19 pandemic

District seeks new employees in midst of COVID-19 pandemic
October 23, 2020

On their morning commute, students have been noticing a sign announcing the district is hiring.  The district has had many open spots available for full or part time work with competitive wages and...

NHS completes teacher appreciation week

NHS completes teacher appreciation week
October 22, 2020

Teacher appreciation week occured Oct. 12-17. NHS members have spent two weeks planning for it.  “The themes for the days are what we have traditionally used in years’ past. We are working on coming...

Howell Activities Network gives students opportunity to watch sports from home

Howell Activities Network gives students opportunity to watch sports from home
October 21, 2020

Howell has created a virtual platform to view different sports if people are not able to physically be at the games: the Howell Activities Network.  “This is a new opportunity that I started so that...

Winter sports impact tests end Oct. 21

Winter sports impact tests end Oct. 21
October 21, 2020

The Howell winter sports season begins Friday, Nov. 13. Students have until Oct. 26 to register for a sport. Due to COVID-19, MSHSAA registration is online. Students can access the MSHSAA registration...

COVID-19 restrictions change morning detention schedule

COVID-19 restrictions change morning detention schedule
October 21, 2020

For safety precautions, the administration would like to keep as many students out of the building before 6:50 a.m, meaning times for morning detention were changed.  “With the new policy, students...

AP Psychology students practice positive psychology

AP Psychology students practice positive psychology
October 19, 2020

After an AP Psychology test on intelligence on Oct. 16, students were tasked with writing thank you letters to teachers instead of the typical free-response question (FRQs). “Part of our unit on intelligence...

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