The student news site of West Chicago Community High School

Wildcat Chronicle

The student news site of West Chicago Community High School

Wildcat Chronicle

The student news site of West Chicago Community High School

Wildcat Chronicle

About

The Wildcat Chronicle senior staffers attended the JEA conference in Boston in November 2023. (Photo by Leslie Fireman)

The Wildcat Chronicle is the voice of the student body at West Chicago Community High School. We are always looking for new student journalists to join the staff, especially with course selections right around the corner (Oct. 24, 2023).

Our staff manual, which includes all our policies and procedures, can be found here.

JOURNALISM: SEMESTER-LONG CLASS

  • Hands-on and engaging semester-long elective class
  • Gather information and produce award-winning articles
  • Report on current events and sports in the school and surrounding community, write reviews, profile pieces, and opinion/editorial pieces
  • Work on photography and video projects, podcasts, graphic design, marketing and advertising, and even editorial cartoons
  • Learn the basics, then pursue the areas of interest to you!

PERKS

  • Looks great on a college application/resume
  • Opportunities to travel
  • Counts as an English credit your senior year

AWARDS

Illinois JEA: best digital publication, 2023

IHSA State competition: fifth place, editorial writing (Dhanveer Gill), 2023

NISPA Golden Eagle: 2022, 2007-10

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