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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

Clean-up resumes at the former Kerr McGee site this fall.

Kerr McGee: Is the danger over?

By Savannah Epperson, Reporter October 5, 2022
The latest clean-up effort commences at the area known as "Kerr McGee".
New Jersey students show off their projects for Girls Who Code.

Girls Who Code coming to WEGO

By Dhanveer Gill, Reporter September 30, 2022
WEGO welcomes Girls Who Code to the activities list in 2022.
New staff take a picture during orientation

WEGO enlists over 30 new staff members

By Santiago Carrillo, Reporter September 30, 2022

Over the last several months, West Chicago Community High School hired 33 new staff members to make sure the 2022-2023 school year runs smoothly. After many staff members resigned, retired, or were...

The Special of the Day provides students with different options for a fee. (Photo by Karidja Monjolo)

Students, staff react to changes in lunch prices

By Karidja Monjolo, Editor September 23, 2022
Students and staff express react to the recent change in lunch prices.
A few of the performers are lifted into the air as part of the routine.

Pom Boys’ perform a “sweet” routine at Homecoming pep assembly

By Analucia Lopez, Reporter September 21, 2022
The Pom Boys, an annual favorite at WEGO, made an appearance at the Powderpuff game on Sept. 16.
Seniors Aidan Murrin and Anna Lesny were crowned Homecoming King and Queen over the weekend.

Homecoming King and Queen announced at pep assembly

By Justin Zbinovec and Sasha Baumgartner September 18, 2022
The 2022 Homecoming Court convened on Sept. 16 to crown the winners.
The first place team arrives at Entrance B to claim their prize.

WEGO Pep Club holds first-ever scavenger hunt

By Saad Abdulazeez, Reporter September 16, 2022
Pep Club raised money for its Homecoming events by hosting a scavenger hunt in downtown West Chicago this week.
The ventilation system as Leman Middle School was installed in the 1990s.

Middle school start date pushed back for air conditioning installation

By Ray Gonzalez, Reporter September 15, 2022
Leman Middle School's new air conditioning units are 30 years in the making.
Homecoming week themes all have to do with Candyland this year at WEGO.

Goody gumdrops: WEGO is entering the Candy Castle for Homecoming 2022

By Sasha Baumgartner, Editor September 7, 2022
Sasha Baumgartner explains the events and traditions of West Chicago Community high school's Homecoming. She talks about how Homecoming 2022 will unfold.
Students at WEGO work on a project during the 2021-22 school year. Next year will bring a change to the bell schedule.

WEGO administration introduces change in schedule next year

By Karidja Monjolo, Reporter May 25, 2022
A new class will be required of all students in the coming year to support students' social and emotional learning, as well as academics.
Second semester journalism students celebrate the Chronicles achievements on May 10.

Chronicle takes home high honors at NISPA’s annual conference

By Wildcat Chronicle Staff May 12, 2022
The Wildcat Chronicle took home two honors at the virtual NISPA conference in early May.
LifeSmarts competitors work as a team during the National Championship in Washington, D.C.

WCCHS’ LifeSmarts Team places eighth in nation

By Leslie Fireman, Chronicle Advisor May 10, 2022
WEGO's LifeSmarts team returned from the national competition with an eighth-place ranking and several individual wins.
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