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‘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 ...

Halloween festivities around the corner

Halloween festivities around the corner

October 26, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Clubs, News

Students will be able to participate in Halloween festivities starting Monday.   Pumpkin contest All students are invited to show off their creative side in the annual pumpkin decorating contest. “(We’re looking for) the most creative, ‘Oh my God, look at that (pumpkin),” Horti...

CBS reporter gives journalism students tips

CBS reporter gives journalism students tips

By Ariana Alcantar, Editor in chief

October 26, 2018


Filed under Carousel, News

Journalism students gained insight about the press from “CBS Sunday Morning”  correspondent Mo Rocca on a recent visit to the school. “When I went to college I didn't study journalism, but I started writing for a TV show, and the thing that I really learned is the most important in being a jou...

VFW offers ‘Why My Vote Matters’ speech competition

VFW offers ‘Why My Vote Matters’ speech competition

By Leslie Najera-Rivas, Reporter

October 19, 2018


Filed under Carousel, News

The deadline for the Veterans of Foreign Wars national Voice of Democracy competition “Why My Vote Matters” is around the corner. “Every state holds local competitions and each state will pick a winner, then all 50 winners will go to Washington D.C. Usually in February then they have another ...

Senior athlete enjoys running lifestyle

Senior athlete enjoys running lifestyle

By Ariana Alcantar, Editor in chief

October 19, 2018


Filed under Boys Cross Country, Carousel, Fall Sports, Features, Lifestyles, News, Sports

Three-year varsity cross country runner and captain senior Kamal Patel is enjoying his last season as a high schooler. “I would say that running is so great that it almost helps our body in every situation. It’s a lifestyle, it keeps the body in good shape, helps you concentrate, focus on study...

CBS highlights government classes for national story

CBS highlights government classes for national story

By Ariana Alcantar, Editor in chief

October 18, 2018


Filed under Carousel, News

The “CBS Sunday Morning” crew from New York set up in a social studies classroom Thursday to broadcast government classes for a national story about civics education. “They are going show how we teach government, which is very different than how it is taught all over the United States,” go...

Students will voice origins at Open Mic ‘Rocking our Roots’

Students will voice origins at Open Mic ‘Rocking our Roots’

By Isabela Casimiro, Reporter

October 17, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Clubs, News

Creative Writing Club’s “Rocking our Roots” themed Open Mic night will be held Thursday in the Student Activity Center. “Our topic is pretty much like an homage. Going back to where you came from kind of thing. Just to think about where we come from,” adviser Tara DeLeon said. The ev...

Learn multiple languages through free learning app Duolingo

Learn multiple languages through free learning app Duolingo

By Leslie Najera-Rivas, Reporter

October 15, 2018


Filed under Carousel, News, Reviews

Learning a language can be difficult but fun and sometimes schools don’t offer a foreign language a student may want to take. Duolingo is a free language learning app to help you. It is available on both a computer on androids and ios. Having an app where you can learn a language is helpful w...

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