Rite, Right, or
Write...Find Out at
the HAHS Writing
By Thomas A. Holodick
“Cougar Chit-Chat” is proud to report new improvements
made to the writing center this year. In previous
years, the HAHS Writing Center was located in
the HAHS library. This year, it has all changed for the
good! Back and better than ever, the writing center now
has a home located in Room 113.
The writing center has many useful resources available
to students right at their fingertips. The writing center
provides students with state-of-the-art laptops, useful
website resources, which can be found on the writing
center’s website, and school textbooks and supplies
which can aid the student’s progress in their academic
So, what is the writing center, and what does it do?
It provides students with positive reinforcement through
peer editing with English teachers and writing lab assistants.
Positive tools to enrich student knowledge and
skills are also reinforced.
Have a question on how to effectively persuade or
inform an audience during a speech? Need to learn how
to properly cite information in APA or MLA format?
Need help “beefing up” your term paper? The writing
center has the beef! Students are encouraged to visit the
writing center anytime during the school year, or during
provided after school hours.
Whether you need drastic help or have a simple
question, the writing center is ready and eager to help
you! The writing center operates every period during the
school year, and high school “writing lab assistants” are
there to help you. The writing center assistants for semester
one include Jamilette Benzant, Nelissa Castado,
Gabriella Echeverry, Lauren Hunsinger, Taylor Prehotsky,
Chelsa Scarcella, Natalie Alcantara, Skilee Gould,
Lindsey Dedics, Johnny Pepen, Celia Sokolofski,
Mackenzie Aucker, Julissa Hererra, Thomas Holodick, Natalie Perkowski, Miguel Polanco,
Michelle Stojkov, and Sarah Strassner.
Link to online article: https://www.hasdk12.org/cms/lib/PA01001366/Centricity/Domain/742/october%20issue.pdf