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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

The tattoo reporter Joey Hernandez has on his arm was the second tattoo he received.  (Photo courtesy of Joey Hernandez)

Destigmatizing tattoos

By Joey Hernandez , Reporter March 16, 2023
Despite the stigma facing tattoos, more people are turning toward ink than ever before.
A display in the Commons at West Chicago Community High School honored Black and LGBTQ+ celebrities during the month of February.

Signs of celebrating social justice months may be scarce

By Nancy Sanchez, Reporter March 14, 2023
March marks Women's History Month, but signs of the event may be scarce around the building as students question whether WCCHS does enough to honor social justice months.
Foods students prepare salads and dressings in their elective course.

Electives give students chance to explore options, but have seen reductions over time

By Jordy Carrillo, Reporter March 14, 2023
WCCHS has seen a number of electives come and go over the years, but some would like to see more options.
Selena Gomez is at the epicenter of the conflict after her laminated brows caused a stir.

Everything from Hailey to ‘Selener’

By Effie Giannoudakos, Reporter March 12, 2023
Celebrity tea makes for great entertainment, especially when a feud is at the center of the drama.
An array of vegetables are surrounded by seemingly decorative greens in the cafeteria.

Questioning whether healthy food comes at an extra cost

By Ja'Nyah Villa, Reporter March 8, 2023
Quest upped its prices in Sept. 2022, and some question whether the food service provider's healthy options come at an additional price.
For many, painting and other forms of art offer an emotional release.

Exploring emotion through local art and artists

By Emily Ziajor, Reporter March 7, 2023
The impact of emotion on art is evident, and explored through a variety of mediums, as well as local classes and galleries.
The Creative Writing Club celebrated Halloween together in October at WeGo Spooky. (Photo courtesy of Tara Deleon)

Creative Writing Club ready to compete

By Savannah Epperson, News Editor March 7, 2023
Creative Writing Club looks toward Lit Fest in a few weeks.
Former student Mykayla Snodgrass works at the North Avenue Pub & Grill, as well as Dunkin Donuts.

Teens question if there is more to life than “The Grind”

By Effie Giannoudakos March 2, 2023
While part-time jobs teach important skills, there may be an impact on students who try to do too much.
How-to get organized for school

How-to get organized for school

By Savannah Epperson February 15, 2023
School is difficult, even more so when students are not organized. This how-to article provides the tips necessary to get organized, and then stay organized.
The chess team, with their new coach Paul Kash, after their win at the UEC conference championship. (Photo courtesy of Paul Kash)

Chess team wins conference, competes at State

By Sasha Baumgartner February 15, 2023
After winning the conference championship, chess team set their sights on a bid for State.
Students work in the greenhouse on Jan. 26 to move plugs donated by Ball Seed into larger containers.

Cultivating for success: Horticulture Club preps for Blooming Fest

By Effie Giannoudakos February 2, 2023
Horticulture Club begins its annual plantings in preparation for Blooming Fest.
The Mr. Wildcat competition blurb, as displayed in the 1999 Yearbook.

Senior traditions: will they be brought back, or lost forever?

By Bryan Dionicio, Reporter January 23, 2023
Senior traditions have been in a decline ever since COVID began, but will they make a return?
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