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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

NHS members Anthony Cielo, Javi Garcia, Kyle Prebis and Jason Sartore serve pancakes to guests.

Children have a word with Santa at National Honor Society event

By Carlos Espinoza and Kaylee Ahuatzi December 14, 2021

On December 11, children from West Chicago and the surrounding communities were able to meet Santa Claus in the Commons of West Chicago Community High School at the Pancakes with Santa hosted by...

Mikail Herrera, Elizabeth Ryan, Jazmin Wilkins, and Vincent Lamantia have been selected to participate in the All-State production of Cabaret.

Four students selected for All-State production of Cabaret

By Wildcat Chronicle Staff, Reporter December 4, 2021

West Chicago Community High School seniors Mikail Herrera, Vincent Lamantia, Elizabeth Ryan, and Jazmin Wilkins were selected - among hundreds of applicants - to participate in the All-State production...

Next years seniors will have the option to choose a blended learning course.

Blended learning offers juniors choice next year

By Corey Brothers, Reporter November 29, 2021

English teachers Mary Fremeau and Mark Begovich, along with Career and Tech Education teacher Nancy Blume, are looking forward to teaching and integrating students into the all-new blended learning approach...

Seniors Mariana Alfaro and Shantal Correa collaborate in the Wildcat Way.

Meetings held to discuss coming together as a school community

By Gloria Gonzalez, Reporter November 22, 2021

Students and faculty at West Chicago Community High School are collaborating to figure out ways in which they can make the school an enjoyable place for everyone. Dr. Will Dwyer, principal of WEGO, spent...

WeGo Global members Shantal Correa, Mariana Lopez and Ally Krause in front of the photo booth.

Student Council brings back WeGo Spooky event for community

By Ryan Pencek, Reporter November 16, 2021

On October 27, West Chicago Community High School’s Student Council, with the help of several other clubs and organizations, hosted a Halloween event for the local community called WeGo Spooky. The...

Committee hearings on November 15.

American Government simulation back in session at WEGO

By Anthony Barrera, Reporter November 15, 2021

On November 15,  American Government students at West Chicago Community High School partook in a simulated governmental committee hearing, and on December 6, they will start a mock House of Representatives...

Senior Student Council members at WeGo Spooky.

Celebrating Halloween in style

By Jose Sanchez, Reporter November 13, 2021

West Chicago Community High School's Student Council concluded a fun-filled Halloween Spirit Week on October 28, bringing students together. The Halloween Spirit Days started on Monday, October 25....

West Chicago Public Library hosts first-ever Trunk or Treat event

West Chicago Public Library hosts first-ever Trunk or Treat event

By Brianna Roskilly, Reporter November 8, 2021

On Saturday, October 30, members of the community gathered at West Chicago Public Library’s first-ever Trunk or Treat event. With hundreds of children and families attending, this tradition was the perfect...

It was a historic event at Glen Arbor Community Church when AWANA Commander Mike Eichin (left), along with Missionary Ken Krup (right), presented the Citation Award to Charles Johnson III.

An Award Long-Overdue for Charles Harrell Johnson, III

By Corey Brothers, Reporter October 20, 2021

It was a day of pride and honor and overall satisfaction when Charles Harrell Johnson, III received his AWANA Citation Award, an achievement that took a decade of dedication, and resolute and devout...

National Honor Society inducts 85 new members

National Honor Society inducts 85 new members

October 14, 2021

On Tuesday, October 12, in Weyrauch Auditorium, Community High School's National Honor Society welcomed 85 new members into their organization. National Honor Society, which recently celebrated its...

New Robotics Club launches at WEGO

New Robotics Club launches at WEGO

By Tim Sidigin, Reporter September 28, 2021

Learning Resource Center (LRC) Director Carol Naughton just put her years of experience in robotic engineering to use by creating West Chicago Community High School’s very first Robotics Club. The...

The WEGO Tees team.

T-Shirt business created by special education students reopens

By Anthony Barrera, Reporter September 28, 2021

On March 26, 2021 the special education department opened the beloved t-shirt business called WEGO Tees inside of West Chicago Community High School. After a brief summer hiatus, the shop is back open...

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