High school milestone event returns

Students seeking community’s support to bring everyone together By Darren LumThe students of Hal High are looking for help from the community with making this year’s prom the best it can be.After more than two…

Joy in fulfilling a dream in Pain Court

By Darren LumMission accomplished for Red Hawks doubles’ team with a strong work ethic to earn OFSAA berthAva Smith was beaming with pride about fulfilling a vow to earn an all-provincials berth recently, which was…

Flying the red and white well at OFSAA

Tidey and Smith’s love for game rewardedBy Darren Lum The Red Hawks senior girls’ doubles badminton team of Ava Smith and Emma Tidey played among the best, savouring the dream at the all-provincials last week…

A return to the Red Hawks way after…

By Vivian CollingsThe cold, drizzling rain couldn’t dampen the warmth, exuded by the beaming smiles of the Red Hawks girls’ soccer teams at the home opener on Monday, May 2. The evident joy expressed by…

COVID isn’t over, but hope springs eternal at…

By Darren LumCompetitive inter-school athletics is making a full return to Haliburton Highlands Secondary School (HHSS) now that the province announced it will lift many of its mandates to prevent the transmission of COVID-19.Effective March…

Red Hawks alumni curlers rock the OCAAs

Submitted by Cynthia MitchellJessica Byers, Liam Little, and Jacob Dobson, three alumni from Haliburton Highlands Secondary School, rocked the podium at the Ontario College Athletic Association (OCAA) Curling Championships, coming home with two golds and…

Red Hawks Nordic ski team back on track

By Darren Lum There won’t be any chance of regional or provincial glory this season, but there’s something more important for the Red Hawks Nordic ski team than medals and podiums … It’s a future…

Nordic ski racing returns to the Hawks

By Darren Lum They’re back.The Red Hawks Nordic ski team is making a comeback after a six year absence and couldn’t come at a more opportune time for its coaches and athletes.Co-coach Mike Rieger appreciates…

How the Red Hawks came to be

HHSS name change resulted from concern about Indigenous representation By Darren Lum Decades before other colleges, universities and professional sports teams such as the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League, the Cleveland Indians of…

Red Hawks alum joins Dalhousie Tigers

By Darren Lum When former Red Hawks volleyball standout Natalya Gimon made the Dalhousie Tigers volleyball team earlier this year it was a dream come true.The second-year health promotion student said it felt a little…

No quit in Hawks against Thunder

By Darren Lum You can’t get much closer to the Kawartha Championship title final than an overtime semi-final 4-3 loss to the best team in the high school hockey league. It was an amazing feat…

Hawks season ends against Panthers in COSSA

By Darren Lum There is plenty to feel good about for the Red Hawks senior boys’ basketball team whose 2019-2020 season ended with a COSSA semi-final 50-27 loss to the Prince Edward Collegiate Panthers close…

Epic battle ends with a loss for Hawks

The season may have ended with a playoff loss for the Red Hawks girls’ senior volleyball team but not without an epic battle during the first round of the Kawartha championship playoffs. Down two sets…

Hawks rink crowned provincial champions 

Submitted by Darrell Dobson Published Feb. 25 2020 The Haliburton Highlands Secondary School’s boys curling team are provincial champions capturing the Ontario School Curling Provincial Championship with a dramatic finish in an extra end final…