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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...

Women’s Leadership Club celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with a treat sale

Women’s Leadership Club celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with a treat sale

By Ariana Alcantar, Editor in chief

October 9, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Clubs, News

One year after its absence, Women’s Leadership Club will have a treat sale starting Tuesday during all lunch hours to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. “The ways we are trying to get involved this month is to take a leadership role with the Hispanic Heritage Month because we have a high Hispanic ...

Hard work pays off as Chronicle achieves a silver rating from CSPA

Hard work pays off as Chronicle achieves a silver rating from CSPA

By Ariana Alcantar, Editor in chief

October 8, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Clubs, News

The award-winning student newspaper, the Wildcat Chronicle, achieved a silver rating from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) for the online paper’s work last year. CSPA rated the newspaper based on layout, content, overall story coverage, digital media, interactions like polls, and sp...

A chance to save lives at fall blood drive

A chance to save lives at fall blood drive

By Leslie Najera-Rivas, Reporter

October 5, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Clubs, News

Interact Club and Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) will host their fall blood drive in the small gym from periods 1 to 9 on Oct.12. “The fall blood drive is a drive to give blood. We use an outside company called Life Source (to help with the blood drive),” Interact club adviser G...

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 Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe” will grant a child a wish through the Make-A-Wish Foundation

“The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe” will grant a child a wish through the Make-A-Wish Foundation

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspectives Editor

October 2, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Clubs, News

WeGo Drama will perform C.S Lewis’s “The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe” to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation on Saturday. “It’s an adaptation of the book, “The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe” which talks about four kids during World War II who go to the English countryside,” dr...

GSA plans homecoming week bake sale to bring club awareness

GSA plans homecoming week bake sale to bring club awareness

By Ariana Alcantar, Editor in Chief

September 10, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Clubs, News

GSA will gather in the family and consumer science kitchens to bake pastries Monday after school for their bake sale during lunch hours until Friday. “(We’re holding a bake sale) for two reasons, one is to get awareness for our club early and two, to raise some funds,” GSA adviser Christina ...

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