• ‘Meet the Trojans’ kicks off athletic seasons

    ‘Meet the Trojans’ kicks off athletic seasons

    Amanda Strain

    August 29, 2017

    The athletic year got its unofficial start thanks to the all-sport pep rally known as "Meet the Trojans." Meet the Trojans is a back-to-school tradition that has been around New Hope High School for years. This event brings recognition to many of the hardworking Trojan athletes and rallies Trojan...

    Cheerleaders pose for Meet the Trojans night at the New Hope High School Gym.

    Kelly Williams

  • Guide to High School

    Guide to High School

    Rocio Vasquez-Meza

    August 29, 2017

    Three weeks into our school year and the new, shiny feeling is wearing off. The new outfits we’ve been dying to wear have been worn. The friends we haven’t seen since before summer are now in all our classes. And the teachers from our past, who we thought we didn’t miss, are now our saviors. Freshman,...

    Seniors parade into school on the first day, despite the rainy conditions.

    Maris Braddock

  • Native Spanish-speaker joins faculty

    Native Spanish-speaker joins faculty

    Hunter Brown

    August 29, 2017

    Growing up in the Dominican Republic, Lillian Shannon, one of New Hope’s newest Spanish teachers, brings with her a sense of heritage and pride to her teaching ability. Raised in the middle-class areas of the Dominican Republic, Mrs. Shannon, at first, always knew she wanted to be an Archaeologist. “At...

    Lillian Shannon comes to New Hope from the Dominican Republic via Annunciation Catholic School.

    Hunter Brown

  • Cafeteria begins second year of new program

    Cafeteria begins second year of new program

    Jasmyn Webb

    August 29, 2017

    The changes started with the scenery. Though the retired basketball gym still looked the same, there were mild differences when it came to the new lunch program. For starters, before Sodexo there were no posters advertising meals and promoting a promise to a better tasting lunch and healthier choices....

    Students can now select from a variety of options in the redesigned cafeteria.

    Jasmyn Webb

  • Join The Echo: Be part of something extraordinary

    Join The Echo: Be part of something extraordinary

    August 29, 2017

    Calling all writers, photographers and graphic artists! The award-winning New Hope Echo is ready to kick off a new year of being the voice of the student body. We had to take a pause after scheduling changes last semester, but we're eager to get back to the good work that we started in January ...

    The New Hope Echo staff celebrates their award nominations at the Mississippi Scholastic Press Association conference at Ole Miss in March.

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Native Spanish-speaker joins faculty

Native Spanish-speaker joins faculty

Hunter Brown

Growing up in the Dominican Republic, Lillian Shannon, one of New Hope’s newest Spanish teachers, brings with her a sense of heritage and pride to her teaching ability. Raised in the middle-class areas of the Dominican...

August 29, 2017No Comments

Cafeteria begins second year of new program

Cafeteria begins second year of new program

Jasmyn Webb

The changes started with the scenery. Though the retired basketball gym still looked the same, there were mild differences when it came to the new lunch program. For starters, before Sodexo there were no posters advertising...

August 29, 2017No Comments

Join The Echo: Be part of something extraordinary

Join The Echo: Be part of something extraordinary

Calling all writers, photographers and graphic artists! The award-winning New Hope Echo is ready to kick off a new year of being the voice of the student body. We had to take a pause after scheduling changes last sem...

August 29, 2017No Comments

Students seek healing after tragedy

Students seek healing after tragedy

Amanda Strain, Features Editor

Out of a horrible tragedy containing four of our New Hope High School students, has come a new outlook on life and a new faith in our community. Ever since three of New Hope's current students and one former student were...

November 9, 2016No Comments

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Movie Review: “Spider-Man: Homecoming”

Movie Review: “Spider-Man: Homecoming”

Hunter Brown

August 29, 2017No Comments

Grade: 8.5 / 10 Mild-mannered Peter Parker, like most teenage boys, just wants to be one of the “cool kids." Peter isn’t your average teenage boy, though, so his ...

Movie Review: “Doctor Strange”

Movie Review: “Doctor Strange”

Madison Perkins, Life Editor

November 14, 2016No Comments

Doctor Strange 10/10 Marvel is back and they’ve created yet another action fantasy that leaves you totally flabbergasted and ready for more. Unfortunately, this ...

MUW hosts writers’ symposium

MUW hosts writers’ symposium

Amanda Strain, Features Editor

November 9, 2016No Comments

On Friday October 21st I drove to the Mississippi University for Women's campus and walked into Poindexter Hall, into an auditorium where a lady was speaking quietly in front o...

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Native Spanish-speaker joins faculty

Native Spanish-speaker joins faculty

Hunter Brown

Growing up in the Dominican Republic, Lillian Shannon, one of New Hope’s newest Spanish teachers, brings with her a sense of heritage and pride to her teaching ability. Raised...

August 29, 2017No Comments

Larry Joblin: A man on a mission

Larry Joblin: A man on a mission

October 13, 2016

Olsen returns home, seeks soccer success

Olsen returns home, seeks soccer success

September 13, 2016

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Guide to High School

Guide to High School

Rocio Vasquez-Meza

Three weeks into our school year and the new, shiny feeling is wearing off. The new outfits we’ve been dying to wear have been worn. The friends we haven’t seen since before summer are now in all our...

August 29, 2017No Comments

Strain: Beware the Brain Drain

Strain: Beware the Brain Drain

Amanda Strain

Some of you have probably heard the term "brain drain" before, and if you haven’t, it’s about time that you learn. The Brain Drain is commonly described as a process, even though it is more like...

August 29, 2017No Comments

Double yesses for double exes

Double yesses for double exes

KK Edge, Co-Editor in Chief

As many people know, October was Breast Cancer Awareness Month. That month is dedicated to the celebration of the survivors and the encouragement of the currently fighting – its weekends are booked...

November 9, 2016No Comments

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“Stars gazing backwards,” by Hunter Brown

Hunter Brown, Staff Writer

Stars gazing backwards   Mississippi nights cemented in my brain as my thoughts and me would lie across the trampoline, fascinated.   I could swear th...

October 13, 2016No Comments

“Amanda’s Little Mermaid,” by Adiah Mason

“Amanda’s Little Mermaid,” by Adiah Mason

October 13, 2016

“Absence makes the heart grow fonder,” by Shawn White

October 13, 2016

“Clara and Rose,” by Madison Perkins

“Clara and Rose,” by Madison Perkins

September 13, 2016

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