Friday, August 7, 2020

Emily Glover

Emily is the publishing coordinator for High School Illustrated — and she loves receiving new content! She is a recent journalism graduate from the University of Kansas. Her favorite sport to participate in is track and field. Her favorite sport to watch is basketball. Rock chalk, Jayhawk!

Tesoro Freshman Breaks Dana Hills Invitational Record

When Tesoro freshman Amanda Gehrich crossed the finish line of the Dana Hills Nike Invitational on Sept. 22, she officially established herself as a true force in Orange County cross-country. With a 3-mile time of 16:58.8, Gehrich broke the longstanding freshmen speed record at the Invitational. She also finished first among all female competitors, beating out the second place finisher …

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Manning’s Record-Setting Game the Result of Hard Work

El Toro quarterback Conner Manning has started the season on an impressive note. During a Sept. 21 game against Valhalla, he completed 44 of 58 passes for a total 613 yards — a new county record. Seven of those passes resulted in touchdowns, which helped the El Toro team to its fifth win of the season. Although there’s no relation …

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Freshman From Santa Margarita Sets Swim Marathon Record

During the early morning hours of Sept. 23, 13-year-old Fiona Goh stepped into the water off of Anacapa Island. Just more than 10 hours and 12.4 miles later, she emerged from the brisk ocean as the youngest swimmer ever to complete a California channel passage. In order to accomplish the feat, Goh, a freshman at Rancho Santa Margarita High School …

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Style Guide

The HSI style guide will continually develop as questions arise. abbreviations Write out long organization titles on first reference with the initials following. For example, “The Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) announced…” and then “The NSAA…” addresses Write out and capitalize “Street,” “Road,” “Boulevard,” etc. when used as part of a address without a street number. Abbreviate and capitalize “St.,” …

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Editing Basics

a, an Use “a” before words with consonant sounds, such as “a tough competitor.” Use “an” before words with vowel sounds, such as “an opposing team” or “an honorable effort.” accept, except Accept means to receive, e.g. “She accepted the offer from the university.” Except means to exclude, e.g. “He said he liked everything except the cafeteria food.” affect, effect …

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