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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

Wildcat Chronicle

Junior Mia Valliquette, who competed at Sectionals last year, receives feedback from her coach in January.

Speech Team hosts Regionals this weekend

By Anum Mahdi and Anela Poskovic February 2, 2023
WCCHS' Speech Team looks toward State as they head into the regional competition on February 4.
A few of the attendees at the January ROAR event included new reporter JaNyah Villa, freshman.

First ROAR of the calendar year goes out as a hit

By Sasha Baumgartner, Managing Editor January 29, 2023
The second ROAR of the 2022-23 school year commenced on Jan. 20 with a special - and very local - guest speaker.
Neha and Matt Myers stand outside the newly-purchased Wiant House in West Chicago in December 2022.

Cocoa Notes Bakeshop purchases, renovates Wiant House

By Jonathan Saucedo, Reporter January 6, 2023
West Chicago's long-empty Wiant House is getting a facelift, and will soon be home to Cocoa Notes Bakeshop.
WCCHS Illinois State Scholars pose for a photo near Entrance B on Dec. 13.

WEGO Illinois State Scholars recognized for academic potential

By Wildcat Chronicle Staff December 27, 2022
WCCHS announced 28 students received Illinois State Scholar recognition in 2022.
The FBI investigates financial crimes with the aid of forensic accounts.

Students intrigued about forensic accounting meet with Brian Lanners of the FBI

By Kary Hernandez, Reporter December 20, 2022
The CTE department held a Lunch and Learn in early December to introduce students to the idea of forensic accounting.
Then juniors Bella Wiehle and Ema Tomasevic, both part of Student Council, dance at Prom 2022. (Photo by Lifetouch; used with permission)

Prom 2023 location revealed

By Thania Villagran, Reporter December 19, 2022
Students at WCCHS are eager to sneak a peek of what is planned for Prom 2023.
Chronicle reporters Dago Alfaro, Sofia Tamayo and Jetzelli Hernandez don Santa hats during the Winter Spirit Week at WEGO.

Winter Spirit Week returns to West Chicago Community High School

By Michelle Garcia, Reporter December 19, 2022
The Winter Spirit Week continues through final exams.
WeGo Robotics current robot, Xochitl, at the FIRST tournament held at Wheaton Academy.

WeGo Robotics’ first place rank remains unchanged after tournament

By Micah Weber, Reporter December 18, 2022
WeGo Robotics continued its winning streak at a tournament held at Wheaton Academy.
A look inside the Frosty Grams delivery box. Students had two choices in candy canes: simple or fancy.

Frosty Grams raise money for Pakistani flood victims

By Dagoberto Alfaro, Reporter December 14, 2022
Frosty Grams returned to WEGO under a new brand name, but still with the aim of helping those in need.
The FCCLA table has been situated in Commons for the past several weeks, poised to take donations.

FCCLA drive brings food to those in need

By Dago Alfaro, Reporter December 6, 2022
FCCLA wrapped up their annual food drive today when they announced the winners of the den contest.
The trash problem that is occurring around the high school concerns science teacher Suzanne Burchaki.

Teacher seeks grant to fund recycling efforts at WEGO

By Michelle Garcia and Sasha Baumgartner December 5, 2022
The lack of recycling efforts at the high school continues to frustrate students and staff, who are hoping for change in the new year.
Renwick climbs to the top of the peak to take in the views.

D94 welcomes Rock Climbing Club

By Miguel Garcia, Reporter December 5, 2022
Rock Climbing Club is the newest organization to join the ranks at WEGO.
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