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ROAR’s first in-school event of the year is set for Thursday

ROAR’s first in-school event of the year is set for Thursday

By Leslie Najera-Rivas, Reporter

November 7, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Club Beats, Clubs, News

Over 200 participants are expected to attend ROAR’s first in-school field trip of the year on Thursday. “ROAR is a unique opportunity to our school that allows students from all different areas to come together and realizes that we are not alone in our struggles, we are really in this thing ca...

WeGo Drama’s ‘Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde’ extend the Halloween season

WeGo Drama’s ‘Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde’ extend the Halloween season

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspectives Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Club Beats, News

WeGo Drama will extend the Halloween spirit with their performance of Robert Louis Stevenson’s novella “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. “(The play) is an adaptation of the classic horror story, ‘Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde,’ about a man who is a scientist doctor w...

WeGo Global focuses on 7 Elements to help the world

WeGo Global focuses on 7 Elements to help the world

By Leslie Najera-Rivas, Reporter

October 3, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Club Beats, Clubs, News

WeGo Global will sell baked goods at the Human Race fundraiser on Saturday at Kress Creek farm as part of their 7 Elements-themed year. “We are partnering with an organization called 7 Elements. What this organization does is, they work with the United Nations and have identified the seven elemen...

The clock is set for WeGo Drama to perform in under 24 hours

The clock is set for WeGo Drama to perform in under 24 hours

By Ariana Alcantar, Multimedia Editor

May 18, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Club Beats, News

WeGo Drama will present the 24-hour play festival, Plays-in-a-Day, Saturday. “The Plays-in-a-Day is an event where students sign up to either be writers, directors, or actors. Director Mark Begovich) puts together the groups and starting at 7 p.m. on Friday the writers and directors work together t...

GSA “Rainbow Week” and bake sale brings awareness and support to their club

GSA “Rainbow Week” and bake sale brings awareness and support to their club

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspectives Editor

April 25, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Club Beats, Clubs, News

As part of “Rainbow Week, the Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) is holding a bake sale until Friday and to bring awareness to their club and fundraise for it. “Rainbow Week” is where students wear different colors of the rainbow on different days to represent the LGBTQ+ community. The days rema...

Teachers will work at McDonald’s to make school greener

Teachers will work at McDonald’s to make school greener

By Ariana Alcantar, Multimedis Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Club Beats, Clubs, News

For the fourth year, Club’s Green sponsors and staff members will volunteer their time to work at McDonald’s to host their annual McTeacher Night Wednesday. “(This year we will host the event to) raise money for school planters to make the school go greener,” Club Green adviser Suzanne Burchacki...

Spring blood drive gives students opportunity to save lives

Spring blood drive gives students opportunity to save lives

By Leslie Najera-Rivas, Reporter

April 12, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Club Beats, Clubs, News

After the success of the fall blood drive, Interact Club is preparing for their annual spring blood drive on Friday. The fall blood drive had over 100 donations. “(I felt) great, anytime we get over 100 donations, I believe that is a very worthwhile drive,” Interact Club adviser Gavin Engel sa...

Never Again events brings successful results

Never Again events brings successful results

By Mayeli Vivaldo, Editor in chief

March 22, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Club Beats, Clubs, News

WeGo Global held many gun violence prevention events on March 14 and plans to hold more for the Never Again movement. The club held a silent protest at 10 a.m during 3rd hour and encouraged students and staff to wear orange, the color of the Never Again movement, as a way to cause discussion about ...

Sole Steppers looking forward to first competition

Sole Steppers looking forward to first competition

By Leslie Najera-Rivas, Reporter

March 17, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Club Beats, Clubs, News

After months of not being to practice due to the recent conflict regarding teacher negotiations, Sole Steppers is preparing for their first competition of the year on March 24 at Joliet Junior College. “It has been difficult (preparing) especially being the only coach but it has been a fun ride so far ...

WeGo Global holds gun prevention events in light of recent shooting

WeGo Global holds gun prevention events in light of recent shooting

By Mayeli Vivaldo, Editor in chief

March 13, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Club Beats, Clubs, News

As a way to show their support for the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting victims, WeGo Global will hold many events on Wednesday as a way to bring awareness to gun violence. The club was inspired by the actions taken by many students in Florida after the school shooting on Feb. 14 which...

Speech team ends season with first place winners seniors Efrain Aguilar and Jack Gillespie

Speech team ends season with first place winners seniors Efrain Aguilar and Jack Gillespie

By Leslie Najera-Rivas, Reporter

March 12, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Club Beats, Clubs, News

After months of practicing and competing, speech team season ended Feb. 10 with their sectional tournament. Only a few members from the speech team competed at sectionals: senior Efrain Aguilar took first place in oratorical declamation, senior Kate Bove took fourth place in poetry reading, and senior Jack ...

WeGo Global comes back with International Women’s Day events

WeGo Global comes back with International Women’s Day events

By Mayeli Vivaldo, Editor in chief

February 28, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Club Beats, Clubs, News

In its first effort since resuming after-school suspensions, WeGo Global will honor International Women’s day with a gap bake sale. WeGo Global was one of the many volunteer clubs suspended by the West Chicago Teachers’ Association during the recent contract dispute. The clubs were resumed Feb. 15,...

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