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The student news site of West Chicago Community High School

Wildcat Chronicle

The student news site of West Chicago Community High School

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Pep Club members monitor the slip and slide relay race during the final competition of the event.

Pep assembly offers entertainment, sport before crowning Homecoming king and queen

By Ayline Montoya Ramirez, Freelancer September 29, 2023

On Friday, September 29, at 10:45 a.m., West Chicago Community High School hosted its annual Homecoming pep assembly at Memorial Stadium. Those who were present included numerous freshmen, sophomores,...

The 5K started at 7:30 in the morning to the sound of West Chicago mayor Ruben Pinedas air horn.

Healthy West Chicago hosts sixth annual 5K run

By Dhanveer Gill, Assistant Managing Editor September 27, 2023

Healthy West Chicago hosted their sixth annual 5K run on the morning of September 23 to a large turnout of both runners and local businesses. Healthy West Chicago is a local organization that strives...

Inductees recite the National Honor Society pledge during the ceremony on Sept. 24 in Weyrauch Auditorium.

NHS inducts new members

By Sami Moesch, Reporter September 26, 2023

On Sunday, September 24, in Weyrauch Auditorium, the National Honor Society at WCCHS inducted 71 new members, all juniors and seniors.  The ceremony began when adviser Leslie Fireman welcomed the students...

Junior Sentia Irakoze hams it up for the camera.

“Jaws” takes a bite out of Homecoming movie night

By Lizbeth Padilla and Daniela Perez September 25, 2023

On Monday, Sept. 25, the Student Council hosted their annual Homecoming movie night for all students from WEGO: the event took place at the Memorial Stadium.   All students were welcome to attend...

WEGOs senior AVID class had the opportunity to take a field trip to North Central College on Sept. 14.

AVID students explore college options

By Chris Pena, Reporter September 15, 2023

West Chicago Community High School AVID students took their first field trip of the year on Thursday, Sep 14 to visit North Central College. AVID is a college and career readiness program. Seniors currently...

Richard Montañez began his career with Frito-Lay in the 1970s, where he was able to become an executive some 20 years later.

Creator of Flamin’ Hot Cheetos visits WCCHS

By Dhanveer Gill and Miley Pegg September 13, 2023

Richard Montañez, a retired C-level executive who worked for Frito Lay, visited West Chicago Community High School on the evening of Sept. 13, 2023, to give a keynote speech on how he created the world-famous...

Last years Pep Club roots for the Wildcats at the Homecoming football game.

Dive into Homecoming 2023

Following an “Under the Sea” theme, West Chicago Community High School will host their annual homecoming week for WEGO students from Sept. 25-29.  "Based off of previous ideas from past years,...

The show is on September 16 and 17 at 7pm, enter through entrance F.

Compelling “A Monster Calls” takes the stage this September

By Sasha Baumgartner , Editor-in-Chief September 7, 2023

WeGo Drama at West Chicago Community High School continues their 23-24 theatrical season with the direct from London premiere of "A Monster Calls", a powerful production based on the novel by Patrick Ness. "A...


Global warming persists as wildfires blaze through Hawaii

By Sasha Baumgartner , Editor-in-Chief August 29, 2023

Early in the morning on August 8 residents living in Maui, an island of Hawaii, awoke to smoke coming from a wildfire that would ultimately devastate the island.  The wildfires overtook parts of Maui,...

The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon sign hangs in the background while students battle each other on a brown sofa on stage.

WeGo Drama starts the year with laughs

By Sasha Baumgartner, Editor-in-Chief August 18, 2023

WeGo Drama at West Chicago Community High School kicks off the 23-24 theatrical season tonight with their New Directors' Showcase piece: "The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon" by Don Zolidis. This comedy...

An empty hallway lined with photographs of West Chicago Community High School students.

Resignation of D94 Superintendent comes after consensus

By Sasha Baumgartner , Editor-in-Chief June 27, 2023
Superintendent Dr. Moses Cheng resigned after a board meeting in June 2023.
Students work on math assignments and have a snack in the LRC just before final exams.

Keeping up with blended classes

By Adamaris Mancera, Reporter May 24, 2023
For the 2023-2024 school year, WEGO plans to keep sections of blended classes.
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