Health Sciences Academy

Some city 8th graders are taking advantage of a special program that allows them to spend their days in a hospital, investigating careers in the health field, when they are not doing regular class work.  Ellen Fountain, Trenton Wolfe and Allison Green have the story.


Wyatt Larson and Kyle Johannsen checked in with seniors who already checked out.

Local YouTube Stars

Meet some teens from Springfield who have created successful YouTube channels, filled with all sorts of clips and creativity.  Produced by Kaylinn Clotfelter and Isaiah Satterfield.

Hornets’ Brew

Students and staff on the Hill can get mornings started right with coffee or hot chocolate from “The Buzz.”  SPED teacher Ginger McCullough explains it all in this web story by Mary Blaine and Lundon Decker.



Woody P’s World

Reporter Emily Peebles and photographer Madison Strain spent time with Woody P. Snow, a local radio legend, for this HTV profile.

HTV Magazine #233

Chloe Durham and Emily Peebles anchor our latest show, which includes stories about some 8th graders getting a close look at medical careers, some local teens making their mark on Youtube, and a visit with legendary Springfield DJ Woody P. Snow.

All that and more on the 233rd edition of the nation’s longest running monthly newsmagazine produced by teens, for teens.

“White Lies”

This HTV entry won first place in the Central Film Festival’s Micro-Film contest.  Produced by Isaiah Satterfield, Trenton Wolfe, Kaylinn Clotflelter, and featuring Audrey Broyles, the movie was created in just eight hours based on the prompt, “White Lies.”  Balloons also had to make an appearance.

Student Athlete

Samson Cochran and Austin Hemingway profile a really serious, talented, dedicated, amazing student athlete.  If you detect a parody, you might be right.

Sounds of Music

Sophomores Hayden Pyle and Colby Bogle cover HHS music students as they prepare to compete in districts.

The Buzz 3-31-17

A story about the recent district competition for the Hillcrest music department highlights our first edition of “The Buzz” since spring break.  Light features include a taste test, a movie trailer parody, and other attempts to provide a laugh or two as we head toward “April Fool’s Day.”