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GSA “Rainbow Week” and bake sale brings awareness and support to their club

GSA “Rainbow Week” and bake sale brings awareness and support to their club

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspectives Editor

April 25, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Club Beats, Clubs, News

As part of “Rainbow Week, the Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) is holding a bake sale until Friday and to bring awareness to their club and fundraise for it. “Rainbow Week” is where students wear different colors of the rainbow on different days to represent the LGBTQ+ community. The days rema...

LRC gives students a chance to pre-order summer reading books

LRC gives students a chance to pre-order summer reading books

By Leslie Najera-Rivas, Reporter

April 23, 2018


Filed under Carousel, News

LRC is hosting a summer reading book pre-sale from Monday to Wednesday where students can get a free bag of popcorn and a chance to win a summer gift basket. “The last couple of years we decided to offer a pre-sale order form where students can purchase their books in advance and save 10 percent...

Teachers will work at McDonald’s to make school greener

Teachers will work at McDonald’s to make school greener

By Ariana Alcantar, Multimedis Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Club Beats, Clubs, News

For the fourth year, Club’s Green sponsors and staff members will volunteer their time to work at McDonald’s to host their annual McTeacher Night Wednesday. “(This year we will host the event to) raise money for school planters to make the school go greener,” Club Green adviser Suzanne Burchacki...

Over 175 student-created pieces are on display for spring art show

Over 175 student-created pieces are on display for spring art show

By Leslie Najera-Rivas, Reporter

April 17, 2018


Filed under Carousel, News

From ceramics to digital photography, student art is on display at the annual spring art show. “Our students work very hard all year long, and we want to make sure that their artwork gets some recognition,” art teacher Dave Exner said. Art from students in Ceramics 1 and 2 and advanced, 3D...

Prom brings back the Golden Era

Prom brings back the Golden Era

By Ariana Alcantar, Multimedia Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Clubs, News

With prom being at the Museum of Science and Industry, students can travel through time on April 27. “Our theme is the Golden Era and it was chosen because this year for Student Council our theme has had to do a lot with time, from decades for homecoming to a masquerade for turnabout, so we wante...

Spring blood drive gives students opportunity to save lives

Spring blood drive gives students opportunity to save lives

By Leslie Najera-Rivas, Reporter

April 12, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Club Beats, Clubs, News

After the success of the fall blood drive, Interact Club is preparing for their annual spring blood drive on Friday. The fall blood drive had over 100 donations. “(I felt) great, anytime we get over 100 donations, I believe that is a very worthwhile drive,” Interact Club adviser Gavin Engel sa...

Spring job fair exceeds expectations

Spring job fair exceeds expectations

By Leslie Najera-Rivas, Reporter

April 9, 2018


Filed under Carousel, News

Not only did the job fair on March 14 provide job opportunities for many students, but it exceeded the organizer’s expectations. “(We got) 360 students to the fair. It was an incredible turnout and the employers were absolutely thrilled,” job fair host Anne Dragosh said. The companies hiring...

Movie night brings awareness to drug and alcohol prevention

Movie night brings awareness to drug and alcohol prevention

By Mayeli Vivaldo, Editor in chief

April 4, 2018


Filed under Carousel, News

As a way to bring awareness to local organization Breaking Free, the National Honors Society (NHS) will hold a movie night on Friday at 6:30 p.m in commons. According to Breaking Free’s website, the organization focuses on drug and alcohol prevention as well as helping people overcome child abuse,...

Benefit competition unites clubs at Feed My Starving Children

Benefit competition unites clubs at Feed My Starving Children

By Ariana Alcantar, Multimedia Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Clubs, News

Clubs will unite for the second time, this year with the goal of breaking last year's record in packing food at Feed My Starving Children May 9. Ola’as adviser Mark Poulterer organized the event. According to Poulterer, the event has several purposes. One is to help families in need. “I think...

Never Again events brings successful results

Never Again events brings successful results

By Mayeli Vivaldo, Editor in chief

March 22, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Club Beats, Clubs, News

WeGo Global held many gun violence prevention events on March 14 and plans to hold more for the Never Again movement. The club held a silent protest at 10 a.m during 3rd hour and encouraged students and staff to wear orange, the color of the Never Again movement, as a way to cause discussion about ...

ROAR comes back with new plans and ideas for students

ROAR comes back with new plans and ideas for students

By Leslie Najera-Rivas, Reporter

March 21, 2018


Filed under Carousel, News

After a semester-long suspension because of teacher contract negotiations ROAR is back and running again. ROAR’s in-school field trip will be on April 18. “I’m ecstatic, I ran around the building figuring out how we could use the short remaining time to the best of our abilities to hold inte...

Varsity hockey team wins first place in the Illinois West Cup and heads to the state competition

Varsity hockey team wins first place in the Illinois West Cup and heads to the state competition

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspectives Editor

March 20, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Hockey, News, Sports

After winning the Illinois West Cup, the varsity hockey team is heading to state Saturday at the United Center. It is the first time that both hockey teams, varsity and JV, from Wheaton West have won first place. Senior David Browning is the team captain for varsity and junior Nathan Rutledge pl...

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