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Math team ends season with awards

Math team ends season with awards

March 7, 2019


Filed under Carousel, Clubs, News

The math team received awards at the North Suburban Math League (NSML) conference meet Wednesday as they concluded their season. The team was recognized with plaques for their accomplishments which included individual class 2nd places for the freshman, sophomores, juniors, and seniors in the Cook ...

Senior carries on family tradition in military

Senior carries on family tradition in military

By Ariana Alcantar, Editor in chief

February 11, 2019


Filed under Carousel, Clubs, News

Born into a military family, with a father and grandfather who served in the U.S Army, senior Gabriel Chase will serve in the United States Marine Corps after graduation. “I joined because of duty, honor, and commitment to my country. I joined to honor my family’s history and name,” Chase sa...

Read books to sweeten your day

Read books to sweeten your day

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspectives Editor

February 8, 2019


Filed under Carousel, Clubs, News

Students are invited to participate in the LRC contest for a chance to win a jar full of candy as a part of the “Sweeten your day with a story” event. “We have a special promotion to increase book circulation to promote reading and, of course, checking out more books,” library media specialist D...

Tradition helps fight against starving children

Tradition helps fight against starving children

By Ariana Alcantar, Editor in chief

February 7, 2019


Filed under Carousel, Clubs, News

With the success of the Feed My Starving Children event (FMSC) over the last three years, more volunteers have joined the challenge to break last year's record.   “FMSC is about bringing our school together for a purpose that goes beyond ourselves,” event organizer Mark Poulterer said. “It i...

Find rhythm in Alegria dance club

Find rhythm in Alegria dance club

By Leslie Najera-Rivas, Features editor

February 6, 2019


Filed under Carousel, Clubs, News

After a year of being absent, Alegria dance club is ready to teach students Latin rhythms in their after-school meetings in the dance studio. “Alegria is an after-school club that allows students the opportunity to learn to dance, grow as a person through the process, and learn life lessons al...

Local last minute Valentine’s Day gifts

By Ariana Alcantar, Editor in chief

February 4, 2019


Filed under Carousel, Clubs, News

Valentine’s Day is a week away and last minute gifts can be found within the school. Girls Cross Country will be selling carnations Monday through Friday from fourth through sixth-hour lunch in commons. Carnations are $2 each which include a decorated card. Carnations will be delivered on Valentine’...

‘On Her Shoulders’ movie screening to bring awareness about the Yazidis

‘On Her Shoulders’ movie screening to bring awareness about the Yazidis

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspectives Editor

January 30, 2019


Filed under Breaking News, Carousel, Clubs

Hoping to bring awareness about the Yazidi genocide and the ISIS sexual enslavement, WeGo Global will screen the movie, “On Her Shoulders” Friday in the auditorium. The movie screening is open to the community. “It talks about this woman (Nadia Murad) from Iraq. It's her story about how she ...

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...

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