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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

WEGO students finish their free lunch in Commons.

The problem with school food (and the “Quest” for better quality)

By Joey Engstrom, Guest Contributor May 25, 2022
Guest writer Joey Engstrom takes issue with the food offerings in the cafeteria.
Next year, WEGOs classrooms will be filled with students engaging in Den Time, or the Student Support Initiative.

Mixed views for Student Support Initiative (Den Time)

By Karidja Monjolo, Reporter May 25, 2022
Karidja Monjolo greets the arrival of Den Time in the 2022-23 school year with hesitation, providing initial reactions to the program.
English teacher Mark Begovich instructs students in Writers Workshop.

English 4 should be an option for seniors at WEGO

By Daniel Kuriakose, Reporter May 25, 2022
Reporter Daniel Kuriakose makes a case for adding a yearlong course (or two) to the senior English lineup.
Gender inequality in sports even in this day and age?

Gender inequality in sports even in this day and age?

By Sydney Radke and Chuck Baumgartner April 12, 2022
Is gender inequality still within college sports? Reporter Sydney Radke breaks down her viewpoint on the problem.
The in colors this prom season

The “in” colors this prom season

By Karina Lemus, Reporter April 8, 2022
A look at the top colors for prom dresses in 2022.
Non-Black people should not say the N-word

Non-Black people should not say the N-word

By Karidja Monjolo, Reporter April 8, 2022
Stop using the N-word in West Chicago Community High School's hallways: it is not okay.
Mental health days need to be normalized

Mental health days need to be normalized

By Sydney Radke, Reporter March 24, 2022
Sydney Radke stresses the importance of mental health and taking care of oneself in modern day society.
POCs mental health is not funny, nor entertaining

POC’s mental health is not funny, nor entertaining

By Karidja Monjolo, Reporter March 22, 2022
Karidja Monjolo examines the way in which mental health is regarded by People of Color.
Things to do this spring break on a budget

Things to do this spring break on a budget

By Karina Lemus, Reporter March 11, 2022
Karina provides great ideas about what to do over spring break while still maintaining a budget.
WEGO students look forward to recharging over winter break.

What to do over winter break

By Jose Sanchez, Reporter December 21, 2021

If you are unsure what to do over the upcoming holiday break, then you are in luck, as you can find some ideas here. Keep reading. Not everyone enjoys or is able to celebrate Christmas, but there are...

AUSTIN, TX - OCTOBER 09:  Nate Feuerstein aka NF performs at Zilker Park on October 9, 2016 in Austin, Texas.  (Photo by Erika Goldring/FilmMagic)

Use NF’s music as a coping mechanism

By Kaylee Ahuatzi, Reporter December 19, 2021

Today, many people use music as a coping mechanism, especially when they can relate to the lyrics. NF sings and writes as a way to cope and vent about his issues without using swear words or crime....

Consumer Education should be two-semester course

Consumer Education should be two-semester course

By Ryan Pencek, Reporter December 15, 2021

The Consumer Education class at West Chicago Community High School is too short, and needs to be extended from one one to two semesters.  Consumer Education is designed to help students to become economically...

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