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Get Santa and his elves to deliver an early gift with candy cane gram sale

Get Santa and his elves to deliver an early gift with candy cane gram sale

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspectives Editor

December 11, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Club Beats, Clubs, News

Students and staff members can send each other candy cane grams as a Christmas gift with WeGo Global’s annual fundraiser during all lunch hours until Wednesday. The idea to sell candy cane grams originated from the “Mean Girls” movie. “We’re selling them for a dollar each and it’s this p...

Band and choir on a magical trip to Disney World

Band and choir on a magical trip to Disney World

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspectives Editor

December 5, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Clubs, News

Band and honors a cappella chamber choir headed to Disney World in Orlando Wednesday where they will be leading a parade and attending a candlelight processional. “Our main performance is leading a parade through the Magic Kingdom,” band director James Wallace said. “There will be many of the Disney ...

Dance production to break hearts at annual showcase

Dance production to break hearts at annual showcase

By Ariana Alcantar, Editor in chief

December 5, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Clubs, News

Dance production is ready to perform their ‘Heartbreakers’ themed showcase on Thursday and Saturday in the auditorium.   “It's rewarding to see all of our hard work being paid off during this busy week. Despite the fact that we have some really late nights, everyone gives each dance their all so...

Transition students run school’s coffee shop

Transition students run school’s coffee shop

By Leslie Najera-Rivas, Reporter

November 29, 2018


Filed under Carousel, News

WeGo coffee shop allows transition students to practice life skills while selling beverages to students and teachers. “It is just a good way for them to practice their skills with everything, money, interacting with people, and with following directions,” transition teacher Katie Sullivan sa...

Clubs to hold annual Barnes & Noble fundraising event

Clubs to hold  annual Barnes & Noble fundraising event

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspectives Editor

November 27, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Club Beats, News

Clubs will gather at Geneva Commons to host their annual Barnes and Noble fundraising event Wednesday. Clubs participating will be WeGo Drama, Creative Writing Club, and Chamber Choir. WeGo Drama organized the event. “It's this awesome evening where we bring a whole bunch of groups together an...

Senior Shaye Lauro signs Division 1 athletic scholarship

Senior Shaye Lauro signs Division 1 athletic scholarship

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspectives Editor

November 16, 2018


Filed under Carousel, News, Sports

Gymnast senior Shaye Lauro signed a division 1 scholarship letter to join the acrobatics and tumbling team at Baylor University Wednesday. Lauro received the scholarship after she was evaluated through videos that she submitted to the university. “(To get the scholarship) you send videos to t...

Creative Writing Club presents “Giving Thanks” showcase for the retired community

Creative Writing Club presents “Giving Thanks” showcase for the retired community

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspectives Editor

November 14, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Clubs, News

Creative Writing Club will present their new showcase “Giving Thanks” at the Wyndemere senior living complex Thursday. “We are going to perform for the retirement home-community and they wanted to do something uplifting. We thought it would be nice to do something close to Thanksgiving,” ...

JEA/NSPA Chicago 2018

JEA/NSPA Chicago 2018

By Ariana Alcantar, Editor in chief

November 12, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Multimedia, News

‘Spooky Fest’ recap

‘Spooky Fest’ recap

By Ariana Alcantar, Editor in chief

November 8, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Clubs, Multimedia, News

ROAR’s first in-school event of the year is set for Thursday

ROAR’s first in-school event of the year is set for Thursday

By Leslie Najera-Rivas, Reporter

November 7, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Club Beats, Clubs, News

Over 200 participants are expected to attend ROAR’s first in-school field trip of the year on Thursday. “ROAR is a unique opportunity to our school that allows students from all different areas to come together and realizes that we are not alone in our struggles, we are really in this thing ca...

FCCLA’s annual can drive fights local hunger

FCCLA’s annual can drive fights local hunger

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspectives Editor

November 7, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Clubs, News

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) will host a can drive to support the Northern Illinois Food Bank from Monday to Nov. 16. “We happen to have one student from the school that actually donates their time there. So, he asked if we wouldn’t mind donating cans to the Norther...

Local artists to present ‘Family Renwick Grand Finale’ art show at Gallery 200

Local artists to present ‘Family Renwick Grand Finale’ art show at Gallery 200

By Leslie Najera-Rivas, Reporter

November 6, 2018


Filed under Carousel, News

Even though LRC clerk Britta Renwick’s son Sean went off to college, they are reuniting at Gallery 200 to present their artwork “Family Renwick Grand Finale.” Renwick does not know when she and her son will present together again. “I have done a show about five times and the last couple ...

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