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Snowball’s three-day field trip is back

Snowball’s three-day field trip is back

By Leslie Najera-Rivas, Features editor

December 12, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Clubs

After a year of being absent, Snowball members and sponsors are preparing to take on a three-day weekend in Laredo Taft from Jan. 18 to 20. “Snowball is a weekend retreat where we (leaders and students) go to Laredo Taft and we work with small groups and it’s led by two teen leaders and an ad...

Get Santa and his elves to deliver an early gift with candy cane gram sale

Get Santa and his elves to deliver an early gift with candy cane gram sale

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspectives Editor

December 11, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Club Beats, Clubs, News

Students and staff members can send each other candy cane grams as a Christmas gift with WeGo Global’s annual fundraiser during all lunch hours until Wednesday. The idea to sell candy cane grams originated from the “Mean Girls” movie. “We’re selling them for a dollar each and it’s this p...

Band and choir on a magical trip to Disney World

Band and choir on a magical trip to Disney World

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspectives Editor

December 5, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Clubs, News

Band and honors a cappella chamber choir headed to Disney World in Orlando Wednesday where they will be leading a parade and attending a candlelight processional. “Our main performance is leading a parade through the Magic Kingdom,” band director James Wallace said. “There will be many of the Disney ...

Dance production to break hearts at annual showcase

Dance production to break hearts at annual showcase

By Ariana Alcantar, Editor in chief

December 5, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Clubs, News

Dance production is ready to perform their ‘Heartbreakers’ themed showcase on Thursday and Saturday in the auditorium.   “It's rewarding to see all of our hard work being paid off during this busy week. Despite the fact that we have some really late nights, everyone gives each dance their all so...

Athletes earn Athlete of the Fall Season award

Athletes earn  Athlete of the Fall Season award

By Ariana Alcantar, Editor in chief

November 29, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Clubs, Fall Sports, Sports

Four fall sports athletes were recognized with the 2018 Fall Season Athlete award for their hard work and success in the field of play in their respective sport. Sophomore Kendall Farm has been playing golf for four years. This year, she advanced to the state tournament. “The best part about...

Annual turkey suit fundraiser is on

Annual turkey suit fundraiser is on

By Ariana Alcantar, Editor in chief

November 19, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Club Beats, Clubs

Students have already surpassed Student Council’s fundraising goal as they try to get teachers to wear a turkey suit.   The club has collected $444.25 of the $400 they had hoped to raise.   Funds collected will support the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation (UMDF). Donations...

Creative Writing Club presents “Giving Thanks” showcase for the retired community

Creative Writing Club presents “Giving Thanks” showcase for the retired community

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspectives Editor

November 14, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Clubs, News

Creative Writing Club will present their new showcase “Giving Thanks” at the Wyndemere senior living complex Thursday. “We are going to perform for the retirement home-community and they wanted to do something uplifting. We thought it would be nice to do something close to Thanksgiving,” ...

‘Spooky Fest’ recap

‘Spooky Fest’ recap

By Ariana Alcantar, Editor in chief

November 8, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Clubs, Multimedia, News

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...

FCCLA’s annual can drive fights local hunger

FCCLA’s annual can drive fights local hunger

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspectives Editor

November 7, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Clubs, News

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) will host a can drive to support the Northern Illinois Food Bank from Monday to Nov. 16. “We happen to have one student from the school that actually donates their time there. So, he asked if we wouldn’t mind donating cans to the Norther...

Halloween festivities around the corner

Halloween festivities around the corner

October 26, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Clubs, News

Students will be able to participate in Halloween festivities starting Monday.   Pumpkin contest All students are invited to show off their creative side in the annual pumpkin decorating contest. “(We’re looking for) the most creative, ‘Oh my God, look at that (pumpkin),” Horti...

Students will voice origins at Open Mic ‘Rocking our Roots’

Students will voice origins at Open Mic ‘Rocking our Roots’

By Isabela Casimiro, Reporter

October 17, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Clubs, News

Creative Writing Club’s “Rocking our Roots” themed Open Mic night will be held Thursday in the Student Activity Center. “Our topic is pretty much like an homage. Going back to where you came from kind of thing. Just to think about where we come from,” adviser Tara DeLeon said. The ev...

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